Best Stuart Wellington Podcasts (2020)
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Best Stuart Wellington podcasts we could find (updated April 2020)
Best Stuart Wellington podcasts we could find
Updated April 2020
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The Flop House is a bi-monthly audio podcast, devoted to the worst in recent film. Your hosts (Elliott Kalan, Dan McCoy, and Stuart Wellington) watch a questionable film just before each episode, and then engage in an unscripted, slightly inebriated discussion, focusing on the movie's shortcomings and occasional delights.
 
Not just another bad movie podcast, Blank Check reviews directors' complete filmographies episode to episode. Specifically, the auteurs whose early successes afforded them the rare ‘blank check’ from Hollywood to produce passion projects. Each new miniseries, hosts Griffin Newman and David Sims delve into the works of film’s most outsized personalities in painstakingly hilarious detail.
 
What is the dumbest show you can imagine? This award-winning show may be dumber. It has no content. No format. Yet it's going on ten years of delighting hundreds of thousands of people. It's been an iTunes editors choice, and Rolling Stone picked it as one of the world's best comedy podcasts. It's light in the dark, comfort in the cold and a penguin in the pants (long story). Join hosts Jesse Thorn (NPR's Bullseye) and Jordan Morris (Comedy Central's @Midnight) and a celebrity guest on a rau ...
 
4th And Forever is an American Football Podcast featuring Darren Butter and Stuart Bothwell - two Scotsmen who live in New Zealand and have an unhealthy obsession with American Football. Contact the lads on 4thAndForeverFootball@gmail.com or search for 4th And Forever Podcast on Facebook.
 
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Our Bosses in Lockdown continues with Russel Creedy, the Chief Executive of Restaurant Brands. Under the level four restrictions, the company has closed its entire New Zealand operation - 148 stores across its KFC, Pizza Hut, Carl's Jnr and Taco Bell brands. Russel joined Heather du Plessis-Allan to discuss how their business is coping with the loc…
 
We are being repeatedly told that a vaccine against Covid-19 is 12-18 months - but the first trials for a potential vaccine are already underway. And it’s not just at the petri-dish stage. The first volunteers have been given a vaccine in the US. Science commentator Ian Haydon is one of them, having received the vaccine today. He joined Heather du …
 
Urgent maintenance on deteriorating turf in schools and sports facilities around New Zealand has been given a lockdown exemption by the Government this afternoon. Until today, school and sports facilities had been exempt from the essential businesses list that could operate under the Level 4 lockdown restrictions. It meant turf and plants in privat…
 
The Prime Minister's defending the delay in mass quarantining all arrivals into New Zealand. From midnight tonight, everyone arriving in the country will be quarantined or undergo managed isolation for 14 days. Jacinda Ardern says not every hotel is suitable for quarantine, and it's about getting the capacity to operate safely. That includes enforc…
 
The total number of people infected with coronavirus in Australia has passed 6000, and the death toll has reached 50. A 62-year-old woman died at Royal Adelaide Hospital and Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews also announced another person had died. That comes after seven coronavirus victims were announced on Tuesday in the deadliest day of the outbre…
 
Don't expect Police to loosen up after the Easter weekend. Checkpoints are in place across the country to stop anyone trying to make a getaway to their bach for the long weekend. Assistant Police commissioner Richard Chambers told Heather du Plessis-Allan the checkpoints are here to stay. "Those will continue not just over Easter, they'll continue …
 
New modelling has revealed the bullet that New Zealand dodged by going into lockdown, with data suggesting officials would've otherwise been reporting several hundred new cases today. Instead, the Government this afternoon reported just 29 cases – making today the fourth in a row that numbers had dropped from the day before. The alternative scenari…
 
Forgive me for being cynical but I think we can all take a fairly good guess at why Winston and Paula suddenly want the election delayed, can’t we? Just think about those private poll numbers I ran you through two days ago. Labour on 49%. National on 35%. NZ First and the Greens on 5% each. National is a write off on that. There’s no way it can for…
 
Business confidence has fallen to an unprecedented -73 percent in the latest ANZ survey. And consumer confidence is not far behind, with another survey showing 90 percent of us will delay making a big-ticket purchase like a car, appliance, or property because of Covid-19. Less than one in two Kiwis are confident in their financial stability. Geoff …
 
New Zealand's tourism sector is not dead - but it is in a "deep slumber" and 100,000 jobs are on the line, MPs have been told. Industry leaders from the tourism sectors were briefing MPs today on the impact Covid-19 and the lockdown is having on their industries. They are appearing before Parliament's Epidemic Response Committee, which is chaired b…
 
More than 17,000 free computers are being given out to low-income families and two educational television channels are being launched in an all-out drive to help children learn at home while schools are closed. The Government is also providing 2000 modems this week, ramping up to thousands more over the next few weeks, for families with school-aged…
 
Former Business NZ chief executive Phil O'Reilly has today told the Epidemic Response Committee that thousands of businesses were being damaged by the crisis. The former head of New Zealand's business lobby group is calling on the Government to have a "rethink" about its essential workers policy. O'Reilly is also calling for the Government to expan…
 
Signing up to do the Ironman VR1 challenge, Kapiti man Matt Oliver completed the virtual race involving a 5km run, 90km bike and finished with a 21km run over a weekend - in his own neighbourhood. The challenge was global. More than 11,000 people signed up for the virtual Ironman, and 6609 people completed the mammoth task within the lockdown restr…
 
While restaurants and bars have had to shut their businesses, some have turned to feeding the hungry instead. Jamie Williams is the CEO of Kapura, and runs 40 different hospitality businesses with 900 staff around Wellington. He told Heather du Plessis-Allan he wanted to be part of the solution, not the problem. "We have made 4300 meals since Satur…
 
China has ended its lockdown of Wuhan, the original epicentre of the coronavirus crisis, as the city reemerges from a deadly outbreak that is now raging across the globe. But even as Wuhan reopens its borders after 76 days, some restrictions within the city will remain in place, and officials warn that the threat of further infections remains far f…
 
Businesses need more help than they’re getting. It’s not a criticism of the help rolled out thus far. The Finance Minister deserves praise for how fast he rolled out that wage subsidy scheme and stitched together a loan deal with the banks, but it’s becoming obvious it’s not enough. At the halfway point of this lockdown, it’s alarming to see how th…
 
Emily V. Gordon (Little America on AppleTV+, Staying In podcast) joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of how everyone's relationships with their pets have evolved, what Jesse should do with the giant salami his mom sent him, and Jordan's newest neighborhood mystery involving a dog named Hash Brown. Plus, Jesse shaved his beard!! Action Item: Hav…
 
Butchers have been left fuming at the Prime Minister saying they could always take phone and online orders with contactless delivery. That was never made clear, said the Mad Butcher group chief executive Michael Morton. Stores devalued about $3 million of meat by freezing it, he estimated, because of the confusion about whether butchers were an ess…
 
The Director-General of Health this afternoon was keen to assure people that there are enough tests available to swab people for Covid-19. Some GPs have said they ordered tests, but didn't receive the full amount they ordered. Ashley Bloomfield today said there are enough tests, but the ministry is trying to avoid people stockpiling them. Bryan Bet…
 
As the country nears the halfway point of the lockdown, ZB Drive is going to start looking in on some of the country's big bosses, CEOs and leader to find out how they're coping with running their businesses from home during the lockdown. First up is Vodafone's CEO Jason Paris, who told Heather du Plessis-Allan about how he’s running the telco out …
 
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is in ICU as a precaution, after 10 days of worsening Covid-19. Johnson was moved to the intensive care unit of a London hospital after his symptoms dramatically worsened Monday, just a day after he was admitted for what were said to be routine tests. The 55-year-old, the world’s first known head of government t…
 
Simon Bridges is playing down his claim he was driving from Tauranga to Wellington because his internet at home only works half the time. It's been revealed the National leader's home has fibre and ultra-fast broadband. Today, Bridges says dodgy internet was just one reason for the long drive. "I have come here to work on Covid-19. I have to be her…
 
A survivor of clerical sexual abuse is devastated at news Cardinal George Pell has walked free. The 78-year-old was one year into a six year prison sentence. Today, Australia's highest court unanimously agreed to quash his five charges of historical child sexual abuse. Pete Dillon told Heather du Plessis-Allan all abuse survivors have been let down…
 
If you've got teenagers in the house right now and you're struggling to get them away from the TV or off their phones, consider this. How about getting them to use this time in lockdown to get into songwriting? Former Split Enz member Mike Chunn is now the CEO of Play it Strange. He joined Heather du Plessis-Allan to discuss why now is the time to …
 
Cardinal George Pell is widely expected to keep his various titles following his successful High Court appeal against child sexual abuse convictions. The most senior Catholic in the world to be convicted of child sexual abuse had his convictions unanimously quashed this morning, meaning he will walk free from prison. Pell released a statement this …
 
Legal experts say the legal powers keeping us in lockdown may not stand up in court. Over the weekend - Director-General of Health Ashley Bloomfield used the Public Health Act to give police the power to arrest people who flout lockdown rules. But University of Canterbury disaster law expert John Hopkins told Heather du Plessis-Allan that’s not wha…
 
The Prime Minister executed perfect political judgement today. She covered off all her bases so well that there was no political gain in firing David Clark. Actually, it would’ve done more harm than good. So yes, she could’ve made an example of him to other rule-breakers. But she did that without firing him. She stripped him of a portfolio, dumped …
 
There’s been great news from the kiwifruit industry this week. Zespri says revenue has overtaken the $3 billion mark for the first time. It exported nearly 170 million trays of fruit - a fifth more than last season. Dave Courtney, chief grower and alliances officer at Zespri, joined Heather du Plessis-Allan to talk their incredible success. LISTEN …
 
Air New Zealand plans to make up to 387 pilots redundant as it shrinks its operation. New Zealand Air Line Pilots' Association (NZALPA) president Andrew Ridling said the union would fight for every job. "Yesterday NZALPA met several times with Air New Zealand chief executive Greg Foran and his executive team to continue our discussions on cost-cutt…
 
National Party leader Simon Bridges says dodgy internet is one reason why he has to travel to Wellington from Tauranga. He is chairing the Epidemic Response Committee made up of cross-party MPs to question the Government over their response to the Covid-19 pandemic. While MPs are joining the meeting remotely via Zoom, Bridges is working out of Parl…
 
The infrastructure minister may ban log exports so the wood can be used as a priority in New Zealand. The AWUNZ union has called for help to introduce forestry quotas and regulation to prevent "foreign-driven forest obliteration" after the lockdown. Infrastructure Minister Shane Jones told Heather du Plessis-Allan he wants to help kiwis first. "How…
 
Like many Americans across the country, Wenqiong Xue has been fanatically making face masks for two weeks, using ripped bedsheets and a sewing machine that she dusted off from a closet in her Boston area house. But the homemaker in Medfield, Massachusetts, is more than just a mask maker -- she has become a mask advocate, long before President Donal…
 
Interstate entry into Western Australia is now so tight that there are only 15 reasons anyone can cross the border. Those who slip into the state without a valid excuse risk a $50,000 fine. Strict new borders restrictions came into place in WA just before midnight yesterday to attempt to slow the spread of coronavirus. Police blocks will be erected…
 
I’m starting to feel desperate for businesses who have been told they’re not allowed to operate during this lockdown. The rules are starting to look unfair. We’re now seeing ridiculous examples of what’s deemed essential. Turns out a $759 dressing gown from Elle + Riley’s website is essential. You can buy sneakers online from boutique clothing stor…
 
A freezer that cost $949 on March 1 shot up to $1499 by March 31 as lockdown conditions limited trade across the country. This is just one of a number of products to have seen significant price hikes during the lockdown, according to price comparison site PriceSpy. The indexed price across all 108,000 products listed on PriceSpy increased by 5 per …
 
Comedian, Jon Gabrus (High and Mighty) returns to discuss 1981’s sequel effort Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior. Together with #thetwofriends they examine the similarities between the Evil Dead and Mad Max franchises, dystopian future fashion justification, the career of actor Bruce Spence and American Gladiators. Plus, Ben has a shocking revelation. Th…
 
A woman has been charged with common assault after allegedly punching a supermarket manager in the face. The situation between a shopper and a staff member escalated as shoppers lined up to enter the Warkworth store, National MP Mark Mitchell said. "There was a flash point, a confrontation developed out of that and, as a result, the New World manag…
 
Health Minister David Clark has flouted the Government's advice to exercise locally after confirming he drove to a park to go mountain biking earlier this week. Clark was nabbed after parking his signwritten van at the car park - 2.3km from his Dunedin home - and it was spotted by someone who dobbed him in to media. Political commentator Matthew Ho…
 
Some experts are claiming tightening quarantine rules would help stamp out COVID-19, but we don't have the capacity to do it Otago University professor Michael Baker says some people have a good plan when it comes to self-isolating, but others have looser arrangements. He says it would be nice to monitor everyone returning to New Zealand, but he sa…
 
National party finance spokesperson Paul Goldsmith says the longer the nation stays in lockdown the bigger the economical impacts will get. The OCED is predicting a drop in the economy by almost 30 percent due to the back lash from Covid-19. Goldsmith believes more can and needs to be done to make sure the lockdown works. He says the most important…
 
NZ's new Police Commissioner says he will be leading the country by example. Andrew Coster is rounding off his first day in the job by promising Kiwis they'll be focussing on prevention. He told Heather Du Plessis-Allen they're aiming to make New Zealand the safest country in the world. LISTEN ABOVEBy Newstalk ZB
 
COMMENT: The Health Minister doesn't deserve to be fired. But he should be fired. Let's be clear about the rule he's broken. Last week, retired Police Commissioner Mike Bush was asked whether someone could "go for a drive, say to the local beach or… a local park?" and replied "There's a short answer to that – no." David Clark doesn't deserve to be …
 
Our daily broadband usage has absolutely skyrocketed thanks to all of us being confined to our homes all day. Spark says every day is a weekend when it comes to internet usage Spark's technology director Mark Beder told Heather du Plessis-Allan that across the country, there was a 27 per cent increase during peak on Friday night - more than during …
 
The government is still battling to try and get stranded New Zealanders back home. Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters says they are working with officials in India, Peru, Nepal and others to try and get Kiwis on flights. He says they aren't just battling with the strict lock-down conditions being enforced in some of those nations. Tim Beveridge a…
 
Grant Robertson has spent tens of billions of dollars to save businesses during this Covid-19 crisis so far, yet the lockdown has brought big business to its knees. That includes the likes of Air New Zealand, Fletcher, and multiple media companies. Yet there's one person who doesn't think the government should help out at all with wage subsidies. E…
 
KEY POINTS: Mike Bush steps down at midnight as Police Commissioner after six years He says the professionalism of police keeping communities safe is the highlight He says there were no policies or programmes he failed to get over the line He's proud of the rise in trust in police and within police, and increased diversity Distinguished 42-year car…
 
The father of a Marist College student who was twice turned away before testing positive for Covid-19 is applauding measures to expand testing criteria and urges any suspect cases to "be persistent". Geoff Muliaga Brown last night shared a dramatic video on social media describing his nearly two-week battle with Covid-19, that saw him admitted to h…
 
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