21 May 2014

The Panel with Rosemary Macleod and Rob Salmond (Part 2)

From The Panel, 4:31 pm on 21 May 2014

Topics - a Dutch man came around recently, and he discovered he loved Johnny Cash. The Advertising Standards Authority's upheld a complaint against a TV ad for Telecom which shows someone with very large hands throwing a television off a balcony. He's supposed to be a rock star, doing this in the time-honoured, hotel-room trashing tradition popularised by musicians like Keith Moon. Financial writer James Suriowecki, who wrote The Wisdom Of Crowds, has an interesting theory in the current New Yorker. He looks at Vancouver, it's not a home to major industry, it's a nice place to live no question, so is Auckland. Median income is seventy thousand dollars but family homes are selling for a million dollars and apartments for six hundred thousand.