28 Aug 2019

The Panel with Jo McCarroll and Stephen Franks (Part 2)

From The Panel, 4:05 pm on 28 August 2019

New Zealand's MPs make a pretty penny, but are they over- or under-paid? With voting rates in local body elections dropping constantly, some people are suggesting radical ways of getting people to vote. Dr Julia Talbot-Jones from Victoria University joins us with her thoughts on incentivised voting. A Canterbury University satirical production is courting controversy for perceived racism, sexism and ableism. A new survey shows nearly half of all school students in New Zealand travel to school by car. Optimists are more likely to live longer than those who have a more negative approach to life, a US study has found.