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The Panel features a range of panellists from across the opinion spectrum, together with expert phone guests.

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1863 episodes

The Panel with Jenni Giblin and Andie McCombs (Part 2)

Today on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Jenni Giblin and Andie McCombs discuss the future of concert events at Auckland's Eden Park and rodents bring reported at several supermarkets. Finally, the panel speaks to a young lawyer offering free legal clinics to his community.

24m
Feb 20
The Panel with Jenni Giblin and Andie McCombs (Part 1)

Today on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Jenni Giblin and Andie McCombs discuss Grant Robertson's retirement from politics and the ramping up of benefit sanctions from June.

24m
Feb 20
The Pre-Panel Jenni Giblin and Andie McCombs

Today on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Jenni Giblin and Andie McCombs discuss the surge in passport applications and the delays it's causing. Plus, our panellists tell us what has been on their minds' this week.

11m
Feb 20
The Panel with Jennie Moreton and Chris Clarke (Part 2)

Today on the Panel, Wallace and panellists Jennie Moreton and Chris Clarke discuss workers putting flexibility and mental wellbeing above getting ahead, a community rallying to keep their local pool and New Zealand's success at the World Aquatics Championships.

24m
Feb 19
The Panel with Jennie Moreton and Chris Clarke (Part 1)

Today on the Panel, Wallace and panellists Jennie Moreton and Chris Clarke discuss NZTA Waka Kotahi taking the reigns of our traffic camera from the Police and planned changes to our immigration settings.

23m
Feb 19
The Pre-Panel Jennie Moreton and Chris Clarke

Today on the Panel, Wallace and panellists Jennie Moreton and Chris Clarke discuss memory loss: what causes it and when should you be concerned.

12m
Feb 19
The Panel with Georgie Stylianou and Johny O'Donnell (Part 2)

Today on the Panel, Wallace and panellists Georgie Stylianou and Johny O'Donnell ask whether first home buyers are in fact "rich people", and ask for solutions to Auckland's heated train tracks problem. Plus, is reserve parking actually safer?

25m
Feb 16
The Panel with Georgie Stylianou and Johny O'Donnell (Part 1)

Today on the Panel, Wallace and panellists Georgie Stylianou and Johny O'Donnell discuss Wellington's move to introduce water meters, and Te Whatu Ora's data breach. Plus, are separate bedrooms key to a happy marriage?

23m
Feb 16
The Pre-Panel with Georgie Stylianou and Johny O'Donnell

Today on the Panel, Wallace and panellists dig through the Friday Mailbag. Plus, our panellists tell us what has been on their minds' this week.

13m
Feb 16
The Panel with Aimie Hines and Chris Wikaira (Part 1)

Today on the Panel, Wallace and panellists Aimie Hines and Chris Wikaira hear from a Port Hills local, and discuss Minister Seymour's move to fine parents for truancy. Plus, do you reverse park or go nose first?

23m
Feb 15
The Pre-Panel Aimie Hines and Chris Wikaira

Today on the Panel, Wallace and panellists Aimie Hines and Chris Wikaira check in on Southern Field Days in Waimumu. Plus, our panellists tell us what has been on their minds' this week.

15m
Feb 15
The Panel with Alexia Russell and Andrew Clay (Part 2)

Today on the Panel, Susana and panellists Alexia Russell and Andrew Clay ask how to manage influenza risk in Plus, they discuss renewed calls for a ban on greyhound racing in New Zealand, and the new game at Taupō hole-in-one.

23m
Feb 14
The Panel with Alexia Russell and Andrew Clay (Part 1)

Today on the Panel, Susana and panellists Alexia Russell and Andrew Clay mark one year since Cyclone Gabrielle. They also discuss the repeal of Three Waters. Also, your pet's favourite food.

21m
Feb 14
The Pre-Panel Alexia Russell and Andrew Clay

Today on the Panel, Susana and panellists Alexia Russell and Andrew Clay ask a clinical psychologist how to cope with Valentine's Day hype. Plus, our panellists tell us what has been on their minds' this week.

14m
Feb 14
The Panel with Sue Bradford and Dean Hall (Part 2)

Today on the Panel, Susana and panellists Sue Bradford and Dean Hall discuss whether replacing the dispute resolution scheme to an independent external model. Plus, they discuss if women will be more impacted by public sector cuts, and how the price of cocoa is impacting our chocolate industry.

23m
Feb 13
The Panel with Sue Bradford and Dean Hall (Part 1)

Today on the Panel, Susana and panellists Sue Bradford and Dean Hall discuss having the option of a mental health option when calling 111. Also, they discuss a letter penned by doctors against ditching smoke free legislation, and whether dark chocolate or milk chocolate is superior.

22m
Feb 13
The Pre-Panel Sue Bradford and Dean Hall

Today on the Panel, Susana and panellists Sue Bradford and Dean Hall discuss math anxiety and what we can do about it. Plus, our panellists tell us what has been on their minds' this week.

14m
Feb 13
The Panel with Cindy Mitchener and Martin Bosley (Part 2)

Today on the Panel, Susana and panellists Cindy Mitchener and Martin Bosley discuss traffic disruption in Tauranga with a major road closure, and the report suggesting NZ's government website are lagging behind on their design and accessibility. And, how to design a maze in a maize crop.

23m
Feb 12
The Panel with Cindy Mitchener and Martin Bosley (Part 1)

Today on the Panel, Susana and panellists Cindy Mitchener and Martin Bosley ask what has and hasn't happened since Cyclone Gabrielle, and discuss seabed mining in the Pacific following the Foreign Affairs Minister's trip to the area. Plus, what is your go-to pot luck dish?

23m
Feb 12
The Pre-Panel Cindy Mitchener and Martin Bosley

Today on the Panel, Susana and panellists Cindy Mitchener and Martin Bosley debrief on the American Super Bowl. Plus, our panellists tell us what has been on their minds' this week.

14m
Feb 12
The Panel with Penny Ashton and Selwyn Manning (Part 2)

Today on the show, Susana and panellists Penny Ashton and Selwyn Manning discuss the end of the Auckland Regional Fuel tax. More than one hundred new classrooms for 20 schools around the country are being 'paused' so what are schools supposed to do now? The Panel hears from an Ashburton principal. Plus, are we welcoming enough young people to sit at boardroom tables? Jo Cribb doesn't think so.

26m
Feb 09
The Panel with Penny Ashton and Selwyn Manning (Part 1)

Today on the show, Susana and panellists Penny Ashton and Selwyn Manning hear from a Whangarei doctor stuggling to keep their GP And, what is the best prize you're ever won? A raffle meat pack?

21m
Feb 09
The Pre-Panel with Penny Ashton and Selwyn Manning

Today on the show Susana and panellists dig through the Friday Mailbag for the biggest topics of the week. Plus, the panellists tell us what has been on their minds this week.

14m
Feb 09
The Panel with Ali Jones and Ed McKnight (Part 2)

Today on the show, Susana and panellists Ali Jones and Ed McKnight ask how facial recognition software works, and hear about possible changes to our blood donation scheme. Plus, the Ekatahuna barber.

25m
Feb 08
The Panel with Ali Jones and Ed McKnight (Part 1)

Today on the show, Susana and panellists Ali Jones and Ed McKnight dive into two upcoming changes as National gets moving on their 100 days plan - fuel tax and prison targets. And, with Australia protecting the 'right to disconnect', is it time for New Zealand to follow suit?

23m
Feb 08
The Pre-Panel with Ali Jones and Ed McKnight

Today on the show Susana and panellists Ali Jones and Ed McKnight hear from the organiser of the Valentines event hoping to match dogs with new owners. Plus, the panellists tell us what has been on their minds this week.

14m
Feb 08
The Panel with Niki Bezzant and Nick Leggett (Part 2)

Today on the show, Susana Lei'ataua and panellists Niki Bezzant and Nick Leggett discuss the jump in NZ companies reporting their climate-risks, and they ask what happens when Plus, are you working for free on February 29 this leap year?

27m
Feb 07
The Panel with Niki Bezzant and Nick Leggett (Part 1)

Today on the show, Susana Lei'ataua and panellists Niki Bezzant and Nick Leggett reflect on Waitangi Day and what will happen next. They also take a look at the unemployment rate. And, Paris has voted in favour of increasing parking charges for SUVs - fair deal?

21m
Feb 07
The Pre-Panel with Niki Bezzant and Nick Leggett

Today on the show, Susana Lei'ataua and panellists Niki Bezzant and Nick Leggett ask what it takes to be a referee - the Auckland Rugby Referee Association would like 100 more on the roster. Plus, the panellists tell us what has been on their minds this week.

14m
Feb 07
The Panel with Anna Dean and Stephen Jacobi (Part 1)

Today on the show, Tim and panellists Anna Dean and Stephen Jacobi check in with events at Waitangi, and hear from an historian on common myths about te Tiriti, the Treaty of Waitangi. Economists warn of climate inflation - what do we need to know. And, what is your best customer service experience?

23m
Feb 05