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Why won’t Labour order an investigation into the bullying Dr Gaurav Sharma claims has happened? Clearly, on the balance of probability, he is not an innocent here. He has three staff members complaining to the media about him But just because he might have behavioural issues, it doesn’t absolve the Labour Party of the allegations he’s laying. He cl…
 
Labour MP Gaurav Sharma has been suspended from caucus effective immediately, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced. It is the "most appropriate" response to "repeated breaches of trust" committed by the MP, Ardern said after a special party caucus meeting today. Sharma, who did not attend the meeting, was phoned, texted and emailed to join t…
 
Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has revealed Scott Morrison secretly held five additional portfolios between March 2020 and May 2021 during his time as prime minister – in some cases without the existing ministers' knowledge. Between March 2020 and May 2021, Morrison took control of the Departments of Health, Finance, Resources, Home Aff…
 
Dame Lynda Topp says her bid to become an Ashburton District councillor - is about giving back to her supportive community. She's one half of the Topp Twins musical comedy duo - and will run in the western ward against incumbent Rodger Letham and deputy mayor, Liz McMillan. Dame Lynda told Heather Du Plessis-Allan she's just gone through months of …
 
Salman Rushdie's son gives a positive update on his condition after his horrific stabbing in New York. The UK's Labour Party is proposing an extension of a tax on oil and gas firms. A town in Germany is allowed to let its cats back outside after three months to protect an endangered bird. UK correspondent Gavin Grey joined Heather du Plessis-Allan.…
 
I sort of hate saying this because I actually really like Viv Beck, but I do think she needs to think very seriously about throwing in the towel in the Auckland mayoral race for the sake of the city. John Banks has got a point in what he was saying in the Herald this morning. At this rate, she can’t win. Her polls are slipping, her campaign is not …
 
Messy is an appropriate word to describe the bullying accusations within the Labour Party. Gaurav Sharma potentially made it worse for Jacinda Ardern by putting screenshots on Facebook of bullying just as she was about to speak to media. A caucus meeting will be held to resolve the issue. NZME Business Commentator Fran O’Sullivan joined Heather du …
 
Former senior minister and attorney-general Chris Finlayson's book Yes, Minister comes out tomorrow. The book is about his time working under John Key. He was the minister responsible for the 2014 deal with Tuhoe that gave them co-governance over Te Urewera National Park. Chris Finlayson joined Heather du Plessis-Allan. LISTEN ABOVE See omnystudio.…
 
Labour will hold a caucus meeting to discuss Gaurav Sharma. Sharma has been vocal on Facebook about bullying within the party's caucus, including posting one just as Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was about to speak at a post-Cabinet press conference. Viv Beck will not stand down from the Auckland mayoral race. The latest polls have seen her fall to…
 
Labour will hold a caucus meeting this week to discuss issues Hamilton West MP Gaurav Sharma has raised. Sharma has slammed party whips and the Parliamentary service - accusing them of gaslighting and bullying. The Party says investigations have found his claims to be baseless. Grant Robertson told Heather du Plessis Allan when there are issues suc…
 
By Phil Pennington of RNZ Speed cameras that take two pictures at different spots in order to work out a vehicle's average speed could be in use within months. Transport Agency documents say law changes could allow them to be used against more offences including tailgating, and seeing inside a car to spot drivers using cellphones or not belted in. …
 
Labour MP Dr Gaurav Sharma has reiterated his claims of bullying within Parliament, now claiming he complained to the Prime Minister's chief of staff in December last year. In a social media post this afternoon, uploaded while Jacinda Ardern was speaking to media in Wellington, the Hamilton West MP purported to provide screenshots of messages from …
 
Episode 225: We need more people to join the heavy-duty parts and service sector in the trucking industry, and this foundation is doing just that with trade school scholarships. Show Notes: Visit HeavyDutyPartsReport.com for complete show notes of this episode and to subscribe to all our content. Disclaimer: This content and description may contain…
 
An Auckland Mayoral candidate says she isn't going anywhere. Former Auckland City mayor John Banks is calling on the business leader to throw in the towel to avoid splitting the vote with Wayne Brown. Beck's poll ratings have slumped from 20 percent in June to 12.5 per cent in last Friday's Ratepayers' Alliance-Curia poll, behind Brown and Councill…
 
Despite that amazing All Blacks win in over the weekend, the team is still mired in controversy. Head coach Ian Foster says he still isn't sure whether he'll be in the job by Argentina. NZR CEO Mark Robinson has refused to say one way or the other but has announced a review into the start of the season. Former NZR CEO David Moffett joined Heather d…
 
Ukraine's ready to buy weapons and other military assets from countries around the world. We're sending 120 NZDF personnel to the UK over the coming weeks to help train about 800 Ukrainian infantry recruits. The contingent will be deployed until the end of November. Ukrainian Ambassador to New Zealand Vasyl Myroshnychenko told Heather du Plessis-Al…
 
Governor-General David Hurley has confirmed he swore Scott Morrison into multiple ministerial roles – in some cases without the existing minister’s knowledge – but has distanced himself from the decision to keep the changes a secret. In March 2020, the former Prime Minister was sworn in as a second Health Minister and second Finance Minister, with …
 
NZ Rugby are in a pickle with Ian Foster. Following the All Black's 35-23 victory over South Africa in Johannesburg, Mark Robinson kept his cards close to his chest in a press conference yesterday. The side were able to show a dramatic improvement in their second match after a record loss to the Springboks last week. A Warriors fan has been kicked …
 
An Auckland local government veteran says changes to public transport are sensible. The Government's announced a change allowing local councils to take over and operate bus services themselves. Currently, bus fleets are contracted to private companies. Former Auckland Regional Council Chair Mike Lee told Heather du Plessis-Allan the danger is the o…
 
Transport Minister Michael Wood plans to give councils the power to ban cars on roads at certain times and remove kerbside parking in favour of cycleways and bus lanes - without prior consultation. Wood also wants councils to restrict traffic outside schools to encourage parents and children to walk and cycle - improving exercise safety. But the mi…
 
Well Gaurav Sharma should try to enjoy what’s left of his parliamentary career, because it’s going to end. They’re coming after him and I don’t think he’s going to survive this drama he’s created. I have no idea what made him think he could take on the Labour party and more importantly the Prime Minister’s office with that bullying column in the He…
 
It’s probably too early to say one way or the other whether this FBI raid is going to help Trump if he runs for the White House in 2024. But, it is a question people are asking - and with good reason. Because what’s already obvious is that it gives Trump relevance. All of a sudden he’s back in the news and he’s a victim again (at least according to…
 
Youth criminals are terrorising business owners at a mall in Palmerston North with seemingly no punishment. Around 30 teenagers smashed up downtown shopping centre, stealing items and causing chaos. They then came back the next day, taunting shop owners with the items they stole before attacking a daughter of a bakery owner and then attacking other…
 
Alcohol companies are reducing their investment in grassroots sport. A recent Alcohol Healthwatch audit shows only three percent of Auckland rugby union teams have booze branding on uniforms. Most sponsorships were from local construction, real estate, and sportswear brands. Executive director Dr Nicki Jackson says concerns the Sale and Supply of A…
 
Newstalk ZB nighttime host Marcus Lush will be taking a tilt at the Invercargill Mayor. Lush will face off against eight other contenders and the long serving Sir Tim Shadbolt who has been in charge since 1998. He won't be hanging up his microphone though he says he'll keep his hosting job on his top rating radio show. Marcus Lush joined Heather du…
 
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