Shane Te Pou: Union organiser calls for national inquiry into health and safety at New Zealand's ports after another worker death
The Mike Hosking Breakfast
Increased calls for a national inquiry into health and safety at New Zealand's ports, after another worker death.A person died yesterday morning at Ports of Auckland, after falling from a height while working on a ship.It's the fourth death involving the port since 2017.The Maritime Union of New Zealand wants a national inquiry into health and safety at our ports.Union organiser Shane Te Pou agrees it's what is needed.He says there's been a weakening of health and safety terms and conditions on sites across New Zealand, including at high risk ports and wharfs.LISTEN ABOVE
The Panel with Shane Te Pou and Julia Hartley Moore (part 2)
Panellists Shane Te Pou and Julia Hartley Moore discuss runny eggs, throwing your ex boss under the bus and the new research that suggests instagram app usage makes body image issues worse for teenage girls.
The Panel with Shane Te Pou and Julia Hartley Moore (part 1)
Panellists Shane Te Pou and Julia Hartley Moore discuss whether vaccine incentives - like donuts - work, and the status of sex work during lockdown and the fall out from the couple who ignored lockdown to travel to Wanaka.
Shane Te Pou: Political commentator on Labour - Greens coalition negotiations
Early Edition with Kate Hawkesby
The make-up of the next Government should be known by Sunday.The Greens hope to wrap up their coalition negotiations today, before taking an agreement to party members for approval.Political commentator Shane Te Pou says Labour is likely to offer James Shaw his existing climate change portfolio, and also a portfolio to co-leader Marama Davidson.He says it's likely to be in return for a confidence and supply agreement.LISTEN ABOVE