12:00 PM.Wallace Chapman is joined by Lynda Hallinan, Former editor of NZ Gardener magazine, author and gardening columnist, and Simon Pound, Ingrid Starnes co-founder and business podcaster and consultant.
4:10 PM.Kids are forced to stay home, and Christmas gatherings have been cancelled in Samoa - the measles epidemic is impacting everyday life there. 53 people have now died since the outbreak began. Read moreAudio
4:15 PM.The Government has announced a big spend up on infrastructure to improve school property. It comes after Labour held their annual conference, the last before next years' election. Read moreAudio
4:20 PM.Nearly $400 million has been pledged for school maintenance by the Government, calling it the biggest investment in at least 25 years. It's a one-off fund based on the schools' size and must be used… Read moreAudio
4:25 PM.A call for the revitalisation of rustic school camps. The Chairman of Camp Wakarara, near Waipawa, says they are seeing shorter stays as teachers lack the skills to host the activities at the camp. Read moreAudio
4:40 PM.NZTA will now take over speed cameras from police. The change was announced yesterday along with a raft of others like boosting the number of speed cameras and introducing warning signs around them.
4:50 PM.Wellington City Council's use of a water diviner has been mocked by the The New Zealand Skeptics Conference who awarded the council a "bent spoon" accolade. Stuff reports the skeptics said the council… Read moreAudio
4:55 PM.Dungeons and Dragons is cool again. So says an article in The Guardian. Backed by these figures from the company behind the game, Wizards of Coast - it estimates there are currently 40 million players… Read moreAudio