2 Jul 2018

The Panel with Jordan Carter and Penny Ashton (Part 1)

From The Panel, 4:03 pm on 2 July 2018

Paying to use the Transmission Gully motorway looks likely now, despite Labour being opposed to that idea in opposition.The $5.5 billion worth of payments to nearly a million-and-a-half New Zealanders have started kicking in: the families package, the Best Start 'baby bonus' payment, extended parental leave and the money for winter fuel, the winter energy payment. Australia's experiencing bag rage. This story may be a bit of a beat-up, forgive the pun, but Aussie media are reporting apoplexy and physical assaults on staff by shoppers irate at having the plastic bags taken away from them.