31 Aug 2018

The Panel with Jock Anderson and Amanda Millar (Part 2)

From The Panel, 4:05 pm on 31 August 2018

The soft drink company Mountain Dew has made a bit of a faux pas by not being especially up-to-speed with Scottish slang? What the Panelists Jock Anderson and Amanda Millar want to talk about. Winston Peters has commissioned a review by Australia stud owner John Messara to review the NZ racing industry which has been in an ailing state in the past 10 years. The British government plans to restrict the sale of energy drinks - it has yet to decide whether it's to over-16s or over-18s. Meanwhile, South Korea is planning to ban the sale of coffee in schools. What's with this war on caffeine?!Professor Katsuhiro Nishinari from the University of Tokyo is a jamologist - he studies traffiic jams and he thinks he has the secret to rendering traffric jams a thing of the past. Auckland bus drivers are going on strike to protest their inhospitable hours. Is it time for councils to re-think the idea that cheapest is best?