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The Catchup - 17-09-2021( 0:28:24)       
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Tangi Utikere MP
Published: 9/17/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 15-09-2021( 0:23:32)       
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Today we chat to Leonie Haptea, Councillor for Palmerston North City Council, and holder of the CBD and Retail portfolio. We focus on the pain of the entertainment and hospitality industry during the current alert level status, and also mention the Friday rates payment deadline, the passing of Cocky, the parking proposals coming to council and an acknowledgement of the people who worked through the lockdown.
Published: 9/15/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 14-09-2021( 0:27:57)       
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Today we talk to Hayden Potaka from CEDA about the new Maori Economic Report for Manawatu-Whanganui and the collaborations, growth, innovation and implications moving forward. English and Te Reo versions of the report are available online at ceda.nz.
Published: 9/14/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 13-09-2021( 0:30:15)       
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Today we talk to Jimmy Ellingham from the Manawatū Standard. Topics included the Pandemic, PNCC staff vacancies, the state of Council social housing with regards to the Healthy Homes standards, increased dog registrations, a new Somerset village, more on the Mount Lees reserve land “claim” and Horowhenua’s exclusion from the latest transport plan funding.
Published: 9/13/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 10-09-2021( 0:28:28)       
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Today we chat to Tangi Utikere, MP for Palmerston North and discuss Covid Case numbers and vaccination rates, the alert level system and Health and MIQ capacity issues. We also talk recent Land Transport Funding announcements for the electorate and the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks.
Published: 9/10/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 08-09-2021( 0:26:46)       
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Today we congratulate Ian McKelvie, MP for Rangitikei, on his appointment as Chair of the Governance and Administration select committee. We also talk about the move to Level 2 for everyone except Tāmaki Makaurau, the New Lynn terrorist attack, the MIQ escape and the whispers of leadership concerns in the National Party.
Published: 9/8/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 07-09-2021( 0:26:34)       
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Today we chat to Mayor Helen Worboys from Manawatū District Council and discuss their work during levels 4 and 3, including prescription deliveries and vaccinations. We also discuss community consultation on three waters reform, the Gambling Venues Policy - including the high rate of gambling addiction in the district - and the work of Faith based communities in supporting the community.
Published: 9/7/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 06-09-2021( 0:26:40)       
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Today we talk to Jimmy Ellingham from the Manawatu Standard and discuss the proposed amendments to level 2 and what that might mean for the region. We also look at the Esplanade improvements, Waste water and river pollution, Acacia Birch management and Security concerns at the Regent Theatre.
Published: 9/6/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 03-09-2021( 0:25:46)       
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Today we talk to Tangi Utikere, MP for Palmerston North and talk latest Covid 19 numbers, vaccination rates and We also discuss the escape from MIQ and the latest concerns from our Palmerston North Afghanistan Community.
Published: 9/3/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 02-09-2021( 0:29:50)       
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Today we talk to Rachel Keedwell, Chairperson of Horizons Regional Council about the role of council during alert level 4, what changes we can expect in level 3 and the freedoms we might experience in level 2. We also discuss two keys reviews taking place, the Representation review and the Public Transport review for Palmerston North.
Published: 9/2/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 01-09-2021( 0:22:47)       
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Today we talk to Jason McDowell at PNCC about what the move to alert level 3 means for playparks, construction, recycling and other services. Note that Ashhursts recycling centre will NOT be open, but others in the city will be. If you need any welfare support, contact MSD.
Published: 9/1/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 31-08-2021( 0:25:35)       
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We catch up with Wendy Carr from Feilding and District Promotion and discuss the implications of our most recent lockdown and the optimism that comes with an imminent move to Level 3. We also talk support services for residents and businesses including Manawatū Rural Support Services who can be contacted on 027 422 3544 or 021 082 34809. Finally we talk about the impending Celebrating Business Gala dinner and the quick pivot and reimagining that will require.
Published: 8/31/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 30-08-2021( 0:28:29)       
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Today we catch up with Jimmy Ellingham from the Manawatū Standard and discuss the latest numbers regarding Covid 19 and the bad luck facing our entertainment and hospitality sectors. We update listeners on the Maori Wards discussions across regional, district and city councils, shine a light on squatters on MDC land and quickly review the latest plans for PNCC's Nature Calls waste water project.
Published: 8/30/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 27-08-2021( 0:28:59)       
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Tangi Utikere MP
Published: 8/27/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 26-08-2021( 0:28:31)       
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We talk to Ian McKelvie, MP for Rangitikei and discuss the Oppositions position on the vaccine roll out, border management, lockdown extensions and our front line workers. We also discuss the withdrawal from Afghanistan and what the country can expect in the future.
Published: 8/26/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 25-08-2021( 0:24:2)       
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Today we chat with Jason McDowell, Head of Risk & Resilience at PNCC, responsible for the Emergency Management Function, and has been in the EOC this week.
Published: 8/25/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 24-08-2021( 0:27:59)       
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Today we chat to Mayor Helen Worboys at MDC and talk about the Covid response and the welfare support they are providing including prescription delivery. We also discuss the Council's representation review and yet more concerns with regard to the Government's proposed three waters reform.
Published: 8/24/2021 9:13:49 PM
The Catchup - 23-08-2021( 0:27:35)       
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Today we catchup with Jimmy Ellingham from the Manawatū Standard and look at the lockdown, vaccination and testing numbers and the Bulls location of interest. We also look at the future of the gorge routes old and new. Manawatū Prison had a number of things to improve but don't seem to be getting through them very quickly, and a Childcare Centre opens next to a bottle store!
Published: 8/23/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 20-08-2021( 0:27:50)       
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Today we catchup with Tangi Utikere, MP for Palmerston North regarding the Covid 19 level 4 lockdown, vaccinations and testing regimes and what the plan is for descending alert levels if and when the time comes. We also look to the unfolding scenes in Afghanistan and the return of NZ citizens, defense force personnel and asylum seekers.
Published: 8/20/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 19-08-2021( 0:17:40)       
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Today we talk to Michael McCartney from Horizons Regional Council as we return to a level 4 lockdown. We hear about the councils preparations, the 'holding pattern' they are in as we await information regarding the duration of the lockdown, and remind people of some of the key messaging during this time.
Published: 8/19/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 18-08-2021( 0:28:16)       
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Today we catchup with Lorna Johnston from PNCC and discuss the representation review, the call from Bunnythorpe to have a community board (and the decision to decline it), submissions with regards to Summerhays street and traffic calming measures and work arounds for East Street.
Published: 8/18/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 16-08-2021( 0:29:15)       
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Today we catchup with Jimmy Ellingham from the Manawatū Standard and discuss Summerhays street and the proposals for the bowling club, the Councils actions with regards to Speak out for Women and their public meeting, what's happening with the railyards (existing and proposed) and the state of the Mental Health ward in Palmerston North hospital.
Published: 8/16/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 13-08-2021( 0:27:46)       
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Today we catchup with Tangi Utikere, MP for Palmerston North and hear about reform to the Births, Deaths, Marriages and Relationships registration bill. We also hear about the Governments 'Local Government' caucus committee visit to the city and discuss the purpose of the Natural and Built Environments Act (NBA) as it relates to RMZ reform.
Published: 8/13/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 10-08-2021( 0:25:23)       
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Today we chat to Helen Worboys, Mayor of Manawatū and discuss the creation of the Clen Oroua Community Committee, an update to the Feilding bus service, acknowledge the efforts of the Manawatū Turbos and the Manawatū Rugby Union and hear more about the governments proposed water reforms.
Published: 8/10/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 09-08-2021( 0:27:55)       
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Today we catchup with Jimmy Ellingham from the Manawatu Standard and discuss their coverage of the PNCC representation review, Bunnythorpe's call for a community board, the MDC Plant Nursery's financial performance, resignations from the Accacia Birch board and the PNCC consultation on inner city parking.
Published: 8/9/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 06-08-2021( 0:29:20)       
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Today we chat to MP for Palmerston North, Tangi Utikere about the dawn raids apology, the conversion therapy ban bill, funding for local schools, PNCCs representation review and the oppositions call for a referendum on calling New Zealand Aotearoa.
Published: 8/6/2021 1:56:17 PM
The Catchup - 04-08-2021( 0:29:28)       
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Today we talk to Karen Naylor, PNCC Councillor about the consultation process regarding inner city parking, the representation review, signing off the LTP even when you disagree with large swathes of it, activity in the disability space, and briefly look at the DHB.
Published: 8/4/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 02-08-2021( 0:27:48)       
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Today we chat to Wendy Carr from Feilding and District Promotion and discuss the upcoming Celebrating Business Awards in September, including the ability to vote for the People's Choice Award. We also discuss the 'Ute Tax', Library redevelopments and upcoming events to add to your diaries.
Published: 8/3/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 30-07-2021( 0:28:35)       
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Today we chat to the MP for Palmerston North, Tangi Utikere, about the LGNZ Conference and the discussions around 3 waters reform, the Palmerston North Reserves Empowering Amendment Bill which is required to explore other uses for the Huia St reserve, Criticism of the vaccine roll out and Cook Island Language Week.
Published: 7/30/2021 2:37:38 PM
The Catchup - 27-07-2021( 0:27:29)       
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The Catchup returns after the School Holiday break with Helen Worboys, Mayor of Manawatū. We discuss updates to the 3 waters reforms, the recent LGNZ Conference in Marlborough and some key project updates such as the Resource Recovery facility, Kowhai Park and Wastewater centralisation.
Published: 7/27/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 16-07-2021( 0:29:0)       
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Today we chat to MP Tangi Utikere about the slew of politicians (ok, two!) visiting Palmerston North, and the oppositions accusations of funding the mongrel mob, and demands for debate on seemingly implementing the Puapua reports recommendations by stealth.
Published: 7/16/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 14-07-2021( 0:23:32)       
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Kristi Atkins Ucol (CEDA)
Published: 7/14/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 09-07-2021( 0:28:23)       
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Today we chat to Tangi Utikere, MP for Palmerston North and discuss Matariki, Sporting interests, the NGati Maru Settlement process, the Zero suicide special debate, Folic acid in bread and the governments investment in NZ Rail.
Published: 7/9/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 08-07-2021( 0:28:46)       
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Today we catchup with Rachel Keedwell, Chairperson of Horizons, and look at the local government review, consultation on proposed changes to the RMA, the representation review and the Palmerston North bus service review.
Published: 7/8/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 07-07-2021( 0:28:15)       
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Today we catchup with Cr. Renee Dingwall from PNCC and discuss voter engagement and representation, Parking (obviously), and make sure people are aware of a couple of consultations including the use of Summerhays bowling club and the civic awards process.
Published: 7/7/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 06-07-2021( 0:28:34)       
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Wendy Carr (Feilding and District)
Published: 7/6/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 05-07-2021( 0:29:32)       
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Today we catch up with Jimmy Ellingham from the Manawatū Standard and discuss the latest in the MDC email revelations. We also look at PNCCs idea to turn parks into areas for property development, the appeal lodged against the the closing hours for pubs and off licences and the plans for parking in the CBD. We also look at the cancellation and reinstatement of the Speak Up For Women event at the city library.
Published: 7/5/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 02-07-2021( 0:28:34)       
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Today we catch up with Tangi Utikere, MP for Palmerston North and discuss Oranga Tamariki and the prevailing issues affecting the organisation, the Vaccine roll out, Housing development hurdles and Tangi's members bill being pulled from the biscuit tin. We also chat about Pasifika Fusion at the Regent theatre and the continued privacy issues as a result of the Waikato DHB cyber attack.
Published: 7/2/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 30-06-2021( 0:22:36)       
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Today, on the CEDA catchup, we turn our attention to Makoura Lodge, and hear a first hand account of the pandemic experience and impact on local business. Kim McIntyre tells us how things were going pre-pandemic, what they did during the lockdown and how the support they received from CEDA and others helped them get through.
Published: 6/30/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 29-06-2021( 0:27:51)       
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Today we catchup with Mayor of Manawatū, Helen Worboys and discuss progress on Maori wards, recent headlines regarding friction between councillors, updates on major infrastructure projects (particularly waste water centralisation and Feilding Library redevelopment consultation) and the protest for more police presence in the district.
Published: 6/29/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 28-06-2021( 0:27:45)       
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Jimmy Ellingham joins us in the studio to talk about the stories making headlines in the Manawatū Standard including PNCC and Horizons rates rises, transport, the latest additions to the Windfarm, Housing and the Feilding community's call for more police in the town.
Published: 6/28/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 25-06-2021( 0:27:56)       
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Today we talk to Tangi Utikere, MP for Palmerston North and discuss Wellington's return to alert level 2 conditions, Kelvin Davis' new law change to support carers of orphaned and unsupported children, the Police's seizures of $500 million in cash and assets from gangs, and the latest housing infrastructure announcements.
Published: 6/25/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 24-06-2021( 0:28:43)       
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Today we catchup with Michael McCartney (CEO) and Adrian Smith (CFO) from Horizons Regional Council and discuss the Long Term Plan, the subsequent 8.4% rates increase, and the implications for ratepayers. Including topics such as Freshwater, Climate Change, Biodiversity, Public Transport, Covid Recovery and more!
Published: 6/24/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 23-06-2021( 0:29:56)       
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Today we chat to Vaughan Dennison - Councillor for PNCC about the Long Term Plan, the subsequent 8% rates increase, the continued housing crisis response and the carparking charges. We also acknowledge the work of volunteers in our community.
Published: 6/23/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 22-06-2021( 0:23:53)       
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Today we speak to Wendy Carr from Feilding and District Promotion and highlight the Matariki celebrations this Friday at the Civic centre, the Feilding Community Expo on the 27th and the Kapa Haka regionals taking place at Manfield in July. We also discuss the implications of less than stellar tourism and visitor numbers on the district and learn about the little theatres woes as they shut down due to building issues.
Published: 6/22/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 21-06-2021( 0:27:33)       
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Today we speak to Jimmy Ellingham from the Manawatū Standard about the PNCC rates rise of 8%, political donations at the general election, house prices in the district, Parking changes in Palmerston North, and the reimbursement of lawyers expenses at MDC.
Published: 6/21/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 18-06-2021( 0:28:22)       
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Today we catch up with Tangi Utikere, MP for Palmerston North and discuss the modest election campaign spends from all candidates last year. We then talk about Feild Days at Mystery Creek, the Government/s apology for the Dawn Raids, the Clean Car package and Ibrahim Omer's visit to the city.
Published: 6/18/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 14-06-2021( 0:27:48)       
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Today we talk to Jimmy Ellingham from the Manawatū Standard about the proposed changes to the '5 dips' to make that stretch of road safer, PNCC paying employees the living wage, upgrading the toilets at Fitzherbert Park and the decorating of the Square Edge roundabout. We also discuss the PNCC proposal to double the social housing budget and what to do if a tree falls on your property.
Published: 6/14/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 11-06-2021( 0:28:43)       
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Today we talk to Tangi Utikere, MP for Palmerston North about the Climate Commission Report, further delving into the governments signalling of involvement in the three waters - using Lake Horowhenua as an example - Waka Kotahi funding for local trials and the Nurses Strike on Wednesday.
Published: 6/11/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 09-06-2021( 0:27:17)       
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Today we catch up with PNCC City Councillor Brent Barrett and focus on transport initiatives including the trial cycleways, parking management changes and the review of the urban bus network.
Published: 6/9/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 08-06-2021( 0:27:44)       
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Today we catch up with Wendy Carr from Feilding and District Promotion and highlight a couple of events in the community before discussing FADP's other economic focused initiatives and activities.
Published: 6/8/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 07-06-2021( 0:28:3)       
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Today we catch up with Jimmy Ellingham from the Manawatū Standard and discuss the MDC Maori ward emails, the communities disdain for the "Palmy" branding, the 'abandoned' children of Tokomaru and Opiki, the Cuba Street cost blow out and more...
Published: 6/7/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 04-06-2021( 0:28:51)       
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Today we catch up with Tangi Utikere and discuss the ongoing budget process, the 3 waters announcement, the Australian PM's visit and the unfortunate week for National's headlines.
Published: 6/4/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 31-05-2021( 0:27:4)       
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Today we catch up with Jimmy Ellingham from the Manawatu Standard and discuss the Horizons LTP, as well as PNCC's LTP and recreation considerations for the city. Toilets at the Fitzherbert Cricket ground are desperately in need of an update, and Ward 21 at the hospital is in line for a serious upgrade to increase capacity for assisting those with mental health concerns. We also discuss the lengthy discussions at PNCC regarding councillors claiming alcohol expenses when out of town.
Published: 5/31/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 28-05-2021( 0:28:40)       
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Today we catch up with Tangi Utikere, MP for Palmerston North to discuss the latest in the pandemic response, including vaccine roll out and travel bubbles, The DHB reform and whether there will be implications on response to local issues and Budget 2021 including the Ka Noa announcements and local Manakura funding.
Published: 5/28/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 27-05-2021( 0:28:27)       
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Today we catchup with Jono Naylor from Horizons Regional Council and discuss public transport in the region, the introduction of Maori Wards, and justifying the proposed 8.4% rates increase as a result of the Long Term Plan.
Published: 5/27/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 26-05-2021( 0:29:0)       
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Today we catch up with PNCC Councillor Zulfiqar Butt, and discuss Maori Wards, Environmental and Climate Change issues as well as multi-cultural representation on the council. We also discuss the suitability and use of sports infrastructure in the city.
Published: 5/26/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 24-05-2021( 0:28:35)       
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Today we catch up with Jimmy from the Manawatū Standard and discuss the latest Maori Ward developments across the region, Public Transport numbers and the state of the old Police building in Palmerston North. We also discuss Advance NZ's Ricky Cribb and his failure to complete election expense returns, and Inquests into deaths at Palmerston North Hospital.
Published: 5/24/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 21-05-2021( 0:28:39)       
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Tangi Utikere MP
Published: 5/21/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 19-05-2021( 0:25:25)       
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Today in the CEDA slot, we talk to Arthur Chin from New Zealand Nature Highlights as he discusses the advent of online, digital experiences such as his virtual farm tours that began during lockdown. He shares his journey and draws attention to his work within the Regional Business Partner Network and the new courses he hopes to offer other businesses in July.
Published: 5/19/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 17-05-2021( 0:28:58)       
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Today we talk to Manawatū Standard Senior Reporter Jimmy Ellingham about Maori Wards in Manawatū, the MDC Garden Nursery accounts, the Horizons Regional Council 10 year plan, Palmerston North’s Birthing Unit and Midwife shortage, and a quick update on house sales and prices.
Published: 5/17/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 14-05-2021( 0:28:0)       
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Today we catch up with Tangi Utikere, MP for Palmerston North, and look at accessibility of local government for potential candidates after the accounts for the PNCC by election were published. We also talk Maori representation and the future of Aotearoa legislature and framework in a bi-cultural country that celebrates multi-culturalism. Finally we look at the travels bubbles with Australia and the Cook Islands.
Published: 5/14/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 12-05-2021( 0:24:45)       
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Today we catch up with Susan Baty, PNCC Councillor, and discuss the councils response to housing need, the nature calls consultation and the whittling down of the options for dealing with waste water in the city, the management changes as Caccia Birch and the cycle lane trial on Pioneer Highway.
Published: 5/12/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 10-05-2021( 0:30:27)       
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Today we catch up with Manawatū Standard Senior Reporter Jimmy Ellingham and discuss the MDC and Rangitikei councils Maori Wards decisions, the cycle lane trials in Palmerston North, the changes to the management of Caccia Birch, the current situation with regards to earthquake strengthening of All Saints church and the "cost per vote" of the recent by-elections and the worrying nature of council engagement.
Published: 5/10/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 05-05-2021( 0:26:37)       
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Mary Ellen (CEDA)
Published: 5/5/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 04-05-2021( 0:26:56)       
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Today we catch up with Mayor Helen Worboys from Manawatū Distrcit Council. We discuss the 10 year plan, with a focus on development contributions and rebates to incentivise property growth in the district, as well as the zone changes which have been consulted on, and will be the focus of hearings soon.
Published: 5/4/2021 7:43:00 PM
The Catchup - 19-04-2021( 0:28:51)       
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Manawatū Standard's senior reporter Jimmy Ellingham joins us for the catchup where we discuss the new cycle lane infrastructure on Pioneer highway, the Caccia Birch proposed management changes, Maori wards and the local alcohol policy. Moving to slightly less contentious issues, we talk about the leak at the Regent Theatre, housing proposals for the terrace end bowling club grounds and Palmerston Norths Jury dodgers.
Published: 4/19/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 16-04-2021( 0:28:23)       
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Today we caught up with Tangi Utikere, MP for Palmerston North and discussed the effect of the passing of the Duke of Edinburgh, Parliaments 2 week recess and what he'll be doing in that time and the Rural Games, including MP Barbara Kuriger's gum boot wearing in the house. We also discussed the plans to ban live exports, police arming themselves and the vaccination roll out plans for 2021.
Published: 4/16/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 15-04-2021( 0:27:50)       
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In this episode we catch up with Chrissie Morrison, Communications Manager and Nic Portegys, Policy Analyst for Horizons Regional Council and discuss all things Long Term Plan! What are the proposed rates bills and what are the areas of focus for the next ten years. We also briefly delve into the process for implementing Maori wards (or constituencies) for the 2022 elections.
Published: 4/15/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 14-04-2021( 0:28:30)       
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Rachel Bowen (PNCC)
Published: 4/14/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 12-04-2021( 0:29:15)       
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Jimmy Ellingham catches up with us with detail on Manawatū Standard stories including PNCC decisions to overturn the referendum on Maori Wards, the Park St and Cook St intersection delays and overspend, Closing times for Pubs and Off-licences, the new look Central Energy Trust Arena and the push for Tokomaru and Opiki to join the City.
Published: 4/12/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 09-04-2021( 0:27:52)       
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We catch up with Tangi Utikere, MP for Palmerston North and talk about the restrictions on travel from India as part of Covid containment, the Easter Trading rules and whether they are still relevant in New Zealand, Tangi's increased levels of speaking in the house with his first slot in the general debate and what he's been working on in the Governance and Administration committee.
Published: 4/9/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 08-04-2021( 0:23:7)       
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Today we catch up with Ian MccKelvie, MP for Rangitikei and discuss the opening of the Trans-Tasman travel bubble, the future of Easter Trading rules, the need for a migrant issues enquiry and the failures of government to respond to mental health needs in Aotearoa. We also talk about Taranaki voting for Maori Wards, and what challenges Horizons Regional Council might face as they tackle the issue
Published: 4/8/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 01-04-2021( 0:26:51)       
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Today we catchup with Councillor Nicola Patrick from Horizons Regional council and talk Maori wards and the complexities involved, Long Term Plan consultation, the new Climate Action committee across all councils in the region and the oil spill response exercise that was conducted in Whanganui.
Published: 4/1/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 31-03-2021( 0:27:58)       
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Today we catchup with Orphee Mickalad, the newest councillor in PNCC. We talk about his early experiences on the council, and his attendance at yesterdays Housing Summit, and what PNCC can do in that space. We also talk Economic Development and in particular the decision to retain $200,000 of funding to CEDA to instead conduct Palmerston North city marketing "in house."
Published: 3/31/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 30-03-2021( 0:27:51)       
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Today we catch up with Wendy Carr from Feilding and District Promotion and discuss the year since lockdown, Wendy's trip to Auckland pitching Manawatu as a destination to Motorhome owners and FDP's work in the community support space and the impact of the Housing Crisis. We also discuss events such as Field Days and the movement of the Farmers Market to April 1st due to Easter trading rules.
Published: 3/30/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 29-03-2021( 0:28:16)       
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Today we catch up with Jimmy Ellingham from the Manawatu Standard and discuss Horizons Regional Council's activities in the Maori Wards space, and projected rates rises for the next three years. We also update on the Te Ahu a Turanga project with the news that work on the bridges has begun. We find time to talk Papaeoia Place's residents lounge, Feilding bus service proposals and housing too.
Published: 3/29/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 26-03-2021( 0:28:21)       
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Today we catch up with Tangi Utikere, MP for Palmerston North and look back on one year since lockdown. We turn our attention to the housing announcements from government this week and ask "is it enough?" We also look at the Select Committee work Tangi is undertaking with regard to Crown Pastoral Land, Members Day in the house, and Tangi's new initiative, Palmy PopUps!
Published: 3/26/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 23-03-2021( 0:27:34)       
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Today we catch up with Mayor Helen Worboys from Manawatū District Council and look at the events taking place in the district, the consultations on Feilding Residential and Rural Lifestyle zoning, get an update on the future of local government involvment in three waters and talk about the CACTUS programme.
Published: 3/23/2021 8:30:00 AM
The Catchup - 22-03-2021( 0:29:1)       
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Today we chat to Manawatū Standard Senior reporter Jimmy Ellingham about the proposal that could end Feilding's claim to being traffic light free, and also the continuing discussions at PNCC regarding closing hours for bottle stores and pubs. We also talk about boys hair styles in schools and the rules regulating them, what will happen to the old post office / high flyers building on the square and briefly talk detail regarding the death of a prisoner in Manawatū prison.
Published: 3/22/2021 8:30:00 AM

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