22 Aug 2019

The Panel with Ruth Money and Mike Rehu (Part 2)

From The Panel, 4:05 pm on 22 August 2019

Do you have any tips on how to get sleepy teenagers out of bed? The pressure is ratcheting up on the troubled KiwiBuild programme with the news yesterday that the head of KiwiBuild Commercial is leaving to take up a new job in the private sector. A loyal customer who wrote a 3 star online review of a local eatery in Napier has been banned! An academic who specialises in smoking research is being shunned by the scientific community because her work is indirectly funded by tobacco companies. Professor Shaun Hendy from the University of Auckland joins the panel to discuss why it's important we know where academic funding comes from. Have we reached Peak Trump surrealism? The ministry of education's technology revisions are due back next year and one casualty could be a widespread walk-back of the Bring Your Own Device "craze", as Metro calls it,.