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7:10 The future of manufacturing: a panel discussion

Manufacting panel

Dieter Adam, CEO of NZMEA, Les Kendall CEO Temperzone Group, and Rick Smith operations manager Sutton Tools. Photo: supplied

The recent announcement that Cadbury is closing its Dunedin factory is just the latest in a long-line of industries moving their manufacturing off-shore. But locally manufactured goods still account for almost 50 percent of the country's exports and manufacturers employ 12 percent of the workforce. So what is the future of manufacturing in New Zealand? Dieter Adam, the CEO of the New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association, Rick Smith of Sutton Tools (NZ) and Les Kendall, CEO Temperzone Group, join Wallace to discuss just that.

7:25 Laura Wayman - Ethical hunters and collectors

The  People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) have sent a letter to the members of the band Hunters & Collectors urging them to consider an animal-friendly namelift. Laura Wayman Jones is PETA's campaign director.

7:30 News headlines

7:32 The House

A weekly digest of the events in Parliament.
Produced and presented by Daniela Maoate-Cox and Phil Smith

7:45 First time candidates: Geoff Simmons

Geoff Simmons

Geoff Simmons Photo: RNZ

In the fourth of our series of interviews with first time candidates in this year's general election we speak to Geoff Simmons - a former Treasury economist who is standing for The Opportunities Party.


8:12 Insight: NZ's GP service in "critical condition"

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Photo: 123rf

Half a million people can't afford to see a GP, patient fees are high and set to go higher, and doctors themselves are burnt out and angry. They're tired of waiting for action to tackle deep financial problems in the vital sector, and about what the consequences of that will be. RNZ's Health Correspondent, Karen Brown, investigates what's gone wrong with primary healthcare and why

8:40 Pete Holmes - Crashing comedy

Comedian Pete Holmes talks to Wallace about his new HBO show, Crashing, which is co-written by Judd Apatow.

9:06 Mediawatch

Pundits pile on to expat ex-AB's who let the side down; PM puts his anecdote on the line on drugs; taxing Facebook and Google to boost the flagging fortunes of national news media.
Produced and presented by Colin Peacock and Jeremy Rose.


9:40 Neil Pasricha - On happiness

Neil Pasricha is the founder of the Institute for Global Happiness. He talks to Wallace about how he managed to make his life happy and how he believes he can make other people's lives happy too.


Sean Larkins

Sean Larkins Photo: Supplied

10:06 Sean Larkins - Talking to the people

As many people become increasingly switched off and alienated from those in power, London-based Sean Larkins helps governments and other public organisations to engage with their citizens. Sean Larkins is director of consulting and capability for consultants WPP, and was in Aotearoa to visit Auckland City Council. WPP has recently released The Leaders' Report, the first global study into the future of government communications.






10:35 Leni Sinclair - Photographing rock stars

When it comes to photographing rock stars, Leni SInclair is right up there with the best. The East German-born, American photographer talks to Wallace about her work photographing musicians from Iggy Pop to Prince to BB King.

11:05 Dan Bora - Philip Glass Orchestra

New York sound engineer Dan Bora has worked with Philip Glass for decades. He's in New Zealand ahead of a live performance of Glass's work Koyaanisqatsi in Melbourne next week. Dan talks to Wallace about this sensory and cinematic masterpiece, and also about his time working with performance artist Marina Abramovic.

11:35 The Backbone Collective: violence against women

Deborah M​a​c​k​enzie​, Tania Domett​ and ​Ruth Herbert are the ​co-​founders of The Backbone Collective which aims to help identify the gaps in helping women escape violence and abuse. They join Wallace to talk about how the Collective will challenge government agencies to improve the system​ ​ that responds to women when they experience violence and abuse.

Music played in this show

Song:The Castle

Artist:: Flaming Lips

Composer: Flaming Lips

Album: Oczy Mlody

Label: Warmer Music

Broadcast Time: 10:35