Tom talks to Emma McIntyre about her latest painting show, her Fulbright scholarship to study in LA, and more. You also get to sample Artbank's answer to talkback - as Tom and a caller discuss the pros and problems of Ronnie van Hout's Boy Walking.
Tess was lucky enough to catch up with Emily Kokal and Theresa Wayman from Warpaint before they opened for Foals on Saturday night. The pair chatted about touring with their mates, an upcoming album and 15 years of Warpaint.
For a second installment of Board Games this week, we talk to our new regular, Tracy Mulholland of the Whau Local Board. We discuss what effective contribution is, how we can make sure local body politicians are doing their jobs as well as a swift update on what is happening in the Whau. Tune in to find out more.
This week on The Wire, Gautami spoke to Dr Campbell Jones , a researcher from Economic and Social Research Aotearoa and who is also a Professor of Sociology here at the University of Auckland. He talked about the state of housing in New Zealand and the initiatives young people can take to get into the property market.
We are joined by Radio Adelaide's Zoe Kounadis to discuss the week in Australian News. This week we discuss the yet again proposed closure of Uluru to climbers, as well as the Raise the Rate campaign looking to raise benefits and reform the Australian Newstart system.
Andrew Little joins us again this week just as he is about to step aboard an aeroplane. Lillian Hanly speaks to him about the Crime Fund, Drones and road safety changes. Minister Little is however heading to Whangarei tomorrow to visit the District Court, so Lillian starts by asking what such a visit involves.