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Best Stuart Goldsmith podcasts we could find (updated February 2020)
Best Stuart Goldsmith podcasts we could find
Updated February 2020
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The After School Club is where we talk to a guest about their time at school – funny stories, inspiring teachers, memorable lessons, we’ll ask them what they wanted to be when they grew up, and how their experiences back then influenced their lives now. The After School Club is supported by Satchel, the team behind the UK’s number one homework software for schools – Show My Homework. To find out more about what Team Satchel can do for your school, head to showmyhomework.co.uk.
 
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My guest today is Stuart Goldsmith, if you're here, listening to comedians talking, you'll know who Stuart is. The host of the Comedians Comedian Podcast, Stuart has spent the last decade sitting down with your favourite comedians about the art of comedy to a degree that just wasn't available previously. A former street performer turned Stand-Up Co…
 
Scotland is to become the first country in the world to make women's sanitary products free across the board. Scottish MPs backed the plan overnight, which is expected to cost the equivalent of $50 million NZD. Should New Zealand follow suit? ZB hosts Jack Tame and Kerre McIvor joined Heather du Plessis-Allan to discuss this and the other day's big…
 
For top entrepreneur, Cecilia Robinson motherhood has gone hand-in-hand with being a board member, boss, and serial entrepreneur. In 2012, at just 27, Robinson won a Businesswoman of the Year Award for her successful start-up Au Pair Link. Later that month she was in labour with her first baby and put the finishing touches on the business plan on M…
 
A new survey has found how much we think we should be paid, and how much of a pay rise it would take to get us to switch jobs. OneStaff has found that on average we think we're worth $4 an hour more than we get paid, but would also be happy with $2 more. On the other hand, it would take at least $5 an hour more to make us change jobs. OneStaff’s CE…
 
Otago University's student editor is standing by her decision not to cover politics this election year. A scathing editorial by Critic's Sinead Gill says political parties only offer students a single, shrivelled pea. It's attracted criticism from politicians - with Dunedin South MP Clare Curran accusing Gill of being ego-centric. Curran says it's …
 
Councils across the country are facing pressure over water shortages and faulty systems. Watercare is urging Aucklanders to watch their water usage amid growing concerns over the region's "skyrocketing" water use in the last week. Hot weather in the area saw peak demand records broken three times last week alone as people in the region used what wa…
 
In a vigorous effort to slow Bernie Sanders' momentum in the fight for the Democratic nomination, Joe Biden and Pete Buttigieg argued that Democrats are putting control of the House and Senate in jeopardy. All of the top Democratic candidates turned their fire on Sanders -- and one another -- in the chaotic opening hour of Tuesday's 10th Democratic…
 
Scotland is to become the first country in the world to make women's sanitary products free across the board. Scottish MPs backed the plan overnight, which is expected to cost the equivalent of $50 million New Zealand dollars. The scheme has been widely praised, and New Zealand wants to follow suit. Labour MP Louisa Wall told Heather du Plessis-All…
 
My guest today on my birthday edition of the My First Gig Podcast is the amazing Seann Walsh. One of the best observational comedians around today and just as fun a guest. *Warning* This was recorded in the busy courtyard backstage at the Vodafone Comedy Festival and does include some background chatter but don't let that distract you if anything j…
 
The Olympic dreams of New Zealand's boxers are literally up in the air as the aftershocks of the coronavirus continue to reverberate. The team, headed by David Nyika and Jerome Pampellone, have been in training camp in Assisi, central Italy, ahead of the Olympic qualifiers in Jordan, but the rapid spread of the virus has seen some countries in the …
 
NZME says its pursuit of rival Stuff is progressing, with "active engagement" with the Government about taking on a Kiwi Share obligation. NZME, publisher of the NZ Herald, has sought the Government's support to buy Stuff, which is owned by Australian media company Nine. The proposal would involve the Stuff newsroom being transferred to an NZME sub…
 
Sustainable New Zealand Party leader Vernon Tava joins Heather du Plessis-Allan to talk about claims he doctored party records. Former party secretary Helen Cartwright also criticised the party and likened them to a 'fast fail'. Tava says he was shocked to learn the secretary concluded the party registration was not valid, suggesting records of fin…
 
Kiwi model Zoe Brock joins Heather du Plessis-Allan to talk about the guilty ruling of Harvey Weinstein, from the perspective of a victim. Weinstein was found guilty of rape and felony sex crime in New York today, and his legal battles will now move to Los Angeles for another case. Brock alleges when she was 23 Weinstein invited her to his hotel ro…
 
Shares are mostly lower in Asia today after Wall Street suffered its worst session in two years, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average slumping more than 1,000 points on fears that a viral outbreak that began in China will weaken the world economy. Japan's Nikkei 225 index lost 3%, to 22,686.61 after it reopened from a holiday on Monday. Hong Kong'…
 
Hannah Tamaki's sacked campaign manager has made an emotional apology to The Project's Kanaoa Lloyd less than 24 hours after he lauched a tirade of abuse against her. Jevan Goulter, who acted as a spokesperson for Vision NZ, took to label Lloyd a "rancid rotton [sic] stuffed pig with blood pouring out of her eyes" and said she should "show NZ what …
 
The Government says there won't be a decision on Ihumātao this week. Last week, Simon Bridges claimed he had it on 'excellent authority' there'd be a deal struck soon. He claimed it would be announced this week while both Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters are out of the country. Finance Minister Grant Robertson …
 
The Government has announced the details of the first social welfare benefit rises from indexation to the net average wage, which will boost the state assistance of 310,000 families reliant on a benefit, as well as superannuitants. The increases to benefits are larger than they would have been if they remained indexed to the consumer price index, 3…
 
The All Blacks could lose one of their leading players to rugby league as early as next year - with star loose forward Ardie Savea considering a sensational switch to the NRL. The 44-test Hurricanes star made the shock announcement during an interview with former Warrior Isaac John on the Ice Project podcast. Savea, who was one of the standout All …
 
Dreamworld's handling of safety risks at the time of a horrific fatal ride tragedy was a "total failure" and the theme park's "shoddy record keeping was a significant contributing factor", a coroner has found. Coroner James McDougall today handed down his long-awaited findings, totalling 300 pages, from the inquest into the deaths of four people on…
 
An university lecturer has criticised tertiary institutions for continuing to send students on voluntourism experiences. The trend - short for 'volunteer tourism' - sees young people travel to orphanages and areas of poverty as a form of life experience. Voluntourims companies are heavily marketing to university students, and AUT lecturer Daniel Cr…
 
Seann Walsh is an extraordinary observational comic, with a phenomenal talent for getting to the heart of the funny in the most everyday topics, and enlivening a routine with act-outs. We talk about how his persona changed from open mics to big rooms, and how he strove for authenticity, despite the looming feeling that something was missing from hi…
 
Two passengers with coronavirus from the Diamond Princess cruise ship have died, according to Japanese news reports. They were an 87-year-old man and 84-year-old woman, both Japanese, the public broadcaster NHK reported, citing government sources. These are the first deaths associated with the coronavirus outbreak on the Diamond Princess, which has…
 
Companies in Britain are warning that a new immigration system that priorities skilled workers could lead to labour shortages in industries including farming and social care. The UK government on Wednesday unveiled a system under which potential immigrants to the country will be assigned points based on their specific skills and qualifications, pot…
 
Schools are increasingly resisting attempts to make them enrol children who have been kicked out of other schools for violent behaviour. Primary school principals say they are facing a "growing sea of violence" and the Ministry of Education (MoE) has told MPs it is having difficulty directing schools to enrol violent students. "What we are finding …
 
Demand for private jets has soared since the coronavirus outbreak. Operators have reportedly seen a 300 per cent increase in enquiries to get people out of China. Paramount business jets' Darin Voyles told Heather du Plessis-Allan family members abroad are trying to help, as well as people in China trying to move. He said the issue is tying up crew…
 
The Government has announced it's going to replace the Social Investment Agency - with the Social Wellbeing Agency. The social investment approach was Bill English’s brainchild to identify and target social services to the most disadvantaged people. Now the approach is set to get more into "wellbeing". Minister for Social Development Carmel Sepulon…
 
A Hawke's Bay MP has hit out at criticism of Oranga Tamariki's handling of a boy brutally beaten in his Flaxmere home saying they are "damned if they do and damned if they don't". The Ministry, which last year had to apologise for the handling of an attempted uplift of a baby at Hawke's Bay Hospital, now finds itself in the eye of another storm for…
 
Warning: Distressing content The brother of murdered mum Hannah Baxter has revealed his family's desperate attempts to save her from her "monster" husband. Baxter, 31, died at the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital overnight after being doused in petrol by her estranged husband and the children's father, Rowan Baxter, 42. The children - Aaliyah, 6…
 
New Zealand Media and Entertainment's Radio Sport has today announced it has chosen not to renew the rights to broadcast live commentary of New Zealand Cricket's domestic season (domestic and international matches played in New Zealand) next summer. Radio Sport will continue to keep Kiwi cricket fans in the know across next summer with match update…
 
This week my guest is Jamali Maddix, star of Live at the Apollo, 8 Out of 10 Cats, the John Bishop Show, his own Viceland documentary series ‘Hate Thy Neighbor’ and much more and he joined me in Whelan’s in Dublin, Ireland ahead of his performance of his Edinburgh Fringe Festival sold out show, Vape Lord, in October 2018. An interesting chat about …
 
Much has been written about the circumstances that led to the death of the British television presenter Caroline Flack on Saturday, despite little of substance being known about them. Flack, the 40-year-old former host of the hit UK reality show "Love Island," died by suicide at her northeast London apartment as she awaited trial for an alleged ass…
 
National is considering scrapping the Government's planned minimum wage increase if it wins this year's election, the party's finance spokesman Paul Goldsmith says. The Government has progressively been increasing the minimum wage and promised it would reach $20 an hour by April 2021. But, speaking to RNZ this morning, Goldsmith said National was c…
 
A second harbour crossing across the Waitematā Harbour could be brought forward if National makes it into government. A business case for the project is being prepared at the moment, but any project won't get underway before 2030. Now National’s Leader Simon Bridges has pushed the door open, saying he might look at bringing the project forward. Tra…
 
There are concerns for Kiwis who've returned from China and have been forced to self-isolate from the coronavirus. There are reports of people sleeping in cars, because they can't find anywhere to self-quarantine. Jianwu Zhang told Radio New Zealand that he spent two nighs in his car when he returned to Auckland last week, as he wanted to avoid con…
 
Residential rents are rising, mortgage interest rates are sinking and house prices have just been forecast to rise more steeply this year than originally expected. Dominick Stephens, Westpac chief economist, today also revised his national house price forecast from up 7 per cent this year to up 10 per cent. "The market has proved slightly stronger …
 
People who witness child abuse but refuse to speak to police should face three years in jail, National leader Simon Bridges says. But Justice Minister Andrew Little considers this a step too far for those who exercise their right to silence, and is instead looking at other restrictions on suspects who stay silent at the time of arrest. The case of …
 
The Southern Charity Hospital now has a home - the Clifton Tavern. The charity project is the legacy of Winton man Blair Vining who before he died, worked to make cancer care more available while battling it himself. His wife, Melissa Vining, told Heather du Plessis-Allan the support is a true reflection of the Southern community. "I strongly belie…
 
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has welcomed an announcement from the NSW Rural Fire Service that a volunteer firefighter was not sacked after an expletive-laden rant directed at the PM at the height of the bushfires. It comes after volunteer Paul Parker told The Project on Sunday night about the consequences of the viral rant during Australia’s horr…
 
Sir Elton John has moved tomorrow's Mt Smart Stadium show to Wednesday on doctor's orders. The music legend was forced to cut last night's concert short, leaving the stage about two thirds of the way through, after contracting "walking pneumonia" and losing his voice. A statement issued earlier today said that, as of this morning, the remaining sho…
 
The Holden brand will disappear at the end of the year after its owner General Motors announced it will no longer make cars suitable for New Zealand roads. American-based General Motors announced on Monday it would stop producing right hand drive vehicles. The company blamed "significant change globally and locally", which despite implementing "a n…
 
Fewer students are attending school regularly as figures reveal "patterns of absences". And the Government is warning parents to take their child's school attendance more seriously. Data taken from Term 2 last year showed there was a drop in the number of students going to school regularly, while Mondays and Fridays were the most frequently skipped…
 
A man on a mission, comedian and academic Dr Matt Winning is an expert on climate change and on making the apocalypse funny. We explore how to make a show educational without being worthy, finding purpose in struggle, and how to survive as a comic when you’re not motivated to quit your day job. We also dig into the maintenance of optimism when your…
 
Court action could be taken over hazardous waste left in an old Southland paper mill, which the Environment Minister describes as "wrong". Almost 10,000 tonnes of a by-product from Rio Tinto's Tiwai Point aluminium smelter is being stored at the former Mataura paper mill. Environment Minister David Parker told Heather du Plessis-Allan that what ran…
 
The Government has announced a massive new funding package for emergency housing that includes 1000 extra places for homeless families and individuals. The $300 million package released this morning aimed to reduce the use of motels as emergency accommodation, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said. It also required those using emergency housing to sta…
 
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