13 Apr 2018

The Panel with Chris Wikaira and Janet Wilson (Part 2)

From The Panel, 4:05 pm on 13 April 2018

Black cats, ladders, umbrellas, bananas on boats, breaking mirrors, spilling salt. And Friday the 13th. How much do superstitions influence you? What the Panelists Chris Wikaira and Janet Wilson want to talk about. The liquidators of Dunedin's Captain Cook Hotel are trying to get it's new owner Mike McLeod to buy the name. Twenty-nine year-old Jerrim Toms was shot dead by police after they were called on the recommendation of mental health services. Criminal barrister Anne Stevens discusses whether new protocols need to be put in place for police handling of people affected by mental health or drug-related issues. There's a move to put a rahui on giving to beggars in Tauranga. We've had feedback from listeners on beggars. The CEO of online platform Reddit Steve Huffman says they allow racism because "the way in which we think about speech is to separate behaviour from beliefs." Where do you draw the line?