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The Catchup - 06-07-2022( 0:27:51)       
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Jimmy Ellingham (RNZ)
Published: 6/07/2022 8:30:00 a.m.
The Catchup - 01-07-2022( 0:29:36)       
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Tangi Utikere is MP for Palmerston North and he joins us to discuss day 1 of the new Health entity in Aotearoa, and the first public holiday to mark Matariki. We also talk about the fair trade agreement with the EU, Liquor reforms being discussed in Parliament and the ongoing debates in the house that will determine the future of Huia st reserve in Palmerston North.
Published: 1/07/2022 8:30:00 a.m.
The Catchup - 29-06-2022( 0:23:53)       
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Matt Dallas is from the Manawatū Standard and he joins us to discuss what they have been reporting on including last Friday's matariki celebrations and a great front page article on a local Bollywood dancing group. We also acknowledge the MidCentral DHB's last meeting, and calls from the Cheltenham community to address a narrow bridge in the area. There's also the story of Woodville's meth queen turning her life around in prison and getting parole.
Published: 29/06/2022 8:30:00 a.m.
The Catchup - 28-06-2022( 0:27:23)       
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Rachel Keedwell is the Chairperson of Horizons Regional Council and she joins us to share how she spent the first matariki public holiday and discuss her first term as Chair in the lead up to the local body elections later this year. We discuss the reappointment of Michael McCartney as CEO, the activation of floodgates over the past two weeks and the giant snails that have appeared in Tōtara reserve.
Published: 27/06/2022 8:30:00 a.m.
The Catchup - 24-06-2022( 0:26:32)       
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Ian McKelvie is MP for Rangitikei and he joins us to discuss Soraya Peke-Mason heading to parliament for the labour party (she ran against him in the 2020 elections). We talk about proposed changes to law to protect BYO for race meetings, and talk about Sam Uffendell's victory in the Tauranga by-election. We also discuss general cost of living issues and the best structures for ensuring Maori are heard and enabled to tackle issues that disproportionally effect them.
Published: 24/06/2022 8:30:00 a.m.
The Catchup - 22-06-2022( 0:28:8)       
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Jimmy Ellingham (RNZ)
Published: 22/06/2022 8:30:00 a.m.
The Catchup - 21-06-2022( 0:29:13)       
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Warren McNabb is a Professor of Nutritional Sciences at Massey University and the Riddet Institute, and he joins us to carry on our nutrition discussions that we started with Dr. Nick Smith a fortnight ago. We discuss the complexity of modelling, the limitations (politics!) and the accessibility of access to nutrition and protein across the globe.
Published: 21/06/2022 8:30:00 a.m.
The Catchup - 17-06-2022( 0:28:21)       
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Tangi Utikere is MP for Palmerston North, and we congratulate him on securing the position of Junior Whip following last week's reshuffle. We also talk about his recent bout of Covid and the Medicines Amendment Bill (No. 2). We also talk about the Queen's birthday and it's ongoing relevance (or otherwise). We also talk to the Schools investment package, helping schools engage in capital works, including in his electorate.
Published: 17/06/2022 8:30:00 a.m.
The Catchup - 09-06-2022( 0:30:30)       
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Renee Dingwall is a Palmerston North City Councilor and she joins us to discuss various topics including the council addressing racism, the removal of the Pioneer Highway planter boxes, new items being recycled in the city, and the annual budget deliberations.
Published: 9/06/2022 8:30:00 a.m.
The Catchup - 08-06-2022( 0:28:53)       
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Jimmy Ellingham is the regional reporter for RNZ and he joins us to discuss the stories he's been writing and broadcasting over the past couple of weeks. We talk about the aftermath of the Levin tornado, the inquest into the death of Shaun Grey 8 years ago and the new uses for the old gorge road. We also discuss how roads are funded in Aotearoa, the removal of the planter boxes on Pioneer Highway and the latest developments in three waters reform and Manawatū reducing their contribution to LGNZ.
Published: 8/06/2022 8:30:00 a.m.
The Catchup - 07-06-2022( 0:27:35)       
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Dr. Nick Smith is part of the sustainable nutrition initiative at the Riddet Institute and is based at Massey University. We discuss his work in complex mathematical modelling, creating predictive models around food sustainability and nutritional value. What does this mean for consumer choice and accessibility? Is a mode shift practical? What does it mean for poorer countries? How will we feed the world in the future?
Published: 7/06/2022 8:30:00 a.m.
The Catchup - 03-06-2022( 0:29:13)       
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Tangi Utikere is Member of Parliament for Palmerston North and he joins us to discuss international matters such as the Chinese delegation working around the Pacific Islands, and the Prime Minister's visit to America. We also look to domestic matters including budget 2022, and issues for the local electorate including Capital Connection funding, Ward 21 and the Old Gorge roads future.
Published: 3/06/2022 8:30:00 a.m.

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