Weekend Life: In case you missed Sunday

Weekend Life 05/08/2018

In case you missed it, here's a look back at the best bits from Weekend Life with Trudi Nelson on Sunday 5th August.

Bed tax

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Some Airbnb hosts have intimated they plan to leave the online accommodation service as a result of a new Auckland Council Tax.

Trudi Nelson speaks with Ray Pitch, who runs a small accommodation business in Pakuranga, Deputy Mayor of Auckland Bill Cashmore as well as Peter Miles, General Manager of Bookabach on their thoughts.

Money Matters

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Business confidence has hit the worst level in a decade and house sales continue to slow.

Shamubeel Eaqub, our resident economist joins Trudi Nelson for all your money matters.

Political Panel: Chris Trotter and Rodney Hide

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Trudi Nelson is joined by Chris Trotter, Political Commentator and Rodney Hide, Former ACT Party Leader to discuss the week's political news.

Winston Peters "throw the fatty out", Jacinda Ardern returns, Lauren Southern & Stefan Molyneux and the Waka jumping bill.

With one from the left and one from the right, what will they agree on?

Politics 101

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Town & country, left and right - two young, fresh MP’s from opposite sides of the house.

Chloe Swarbrick, Greens List MP and Hamish Walker National MP join Trudi Nelson to talk medical cannabis, waka jumping and modeling in Gore.

Life on the road

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Life on the Road, a book that follows the life of a truck driver, the good, the bad and the ugly.

Randolph Covic, authour and truck driver joins Trudi Nelson to share some classic Kiwi truckie stories.

Where there's life, there's hope

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Caroline Cook and Valeria Tokoar join Trudi Nelson as a daughter who has overcome a meth addiction, and a mother who's life was turned upside down.

Ms Cook has written Where There’s Life There’s Hope - an inside story from the mother of a meth addict, and Ms Tokoar has written Rehabilitated, a raw account of growing up with anxiety which turned her to meth.

New Zealand Rock music

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Dead Favours, Bakers Eddy and Skinny Hobos... some rather unusual names.

Paula Yeoman our music reviewer joins Trudi Nelson to bring back some gone but not forgotten New Zealand rock music.

Listen to the interviews above.

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