28 May 2018

The Panel with Mike Rehu and Sally Wenley (Part 1)

From The Panel, 4:03 pm on 28 May 2018

Today the decision will be made over whether to eradicate the cattle disease Mycoplasma Bovis or to contain it. The Ministry of Primary Industries has been criticised for their handling of the outbreak. We discuss the merits of the decision with Lincoln Professor Keith Woodford. The US Government is warning people to reboot their internet routers immediately over fears of infection by Russian malware. The malware is apparently capable of intelligence-collecting, software monitoring, and disabling routers. We ask Netsafe Chief Executive Martin Cocker whether we should worried here. A new Newshub-Reid Research poll has came in at just 9 percent as preferred Prime Minister, the lowest result of any National leader in over a decade. He's been the role now for three months. Incumbent Jacinda Ardern comes in at 40.2 percent, however National still has the party vote. The panelists discuss what this means for Simon Bridges and whether National will look to make changes.There are reports of shoppers being wrongly clamped at a West Auckland retail centre. It's claimed they are being clamped after only half an hour in a 120-minute park. Elite Parking Services is being blamed for the clamping. We ask the panelists what they think

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