24 Jun 2020

The Panel with Jennie Moreton and Peter Elliott (Part 2)

From The Panel, 4:02 pm on 24 June 2020

Topics - Tax specialist Terry Baucher says we still dont know the full extent of the economic damage the Covid-19 pandemic has inflicted but there is no doubt that it will have a massive impact for years if not decades. In Australia there's a debate going on over a popular cheese brand with a name that is also used as an offensive slur. The brand is called Coon chese, and it's named after cheesemaker Edward William Coon. Panellists Jennie Moreton and Peter Elliott discuss whether a name change is in order. Pets will now be allowed on Auckland trains after a successful trial period. In a survey, 88 percent of Auckland train users said they supported the policy, which was made permanent yesterday. We speak to Auckland councillor Cathy Casey. RNZ listener Cindy Sims recalls her 14 yr old self screaming in Row G at The Beatles Auckland concert in 1964.