While New Zealand has experienced another mystery COVID case, Australia is planning a normal Christmas with the virus almost eliminated. But according to our leaders, we must "rinse and repeat" all measures and controls until there's a vaccine.
Join us live for another episode of Trad Tasman Talk, at the later hour of 9pm this evening again, due to adjustments for New Zealand and Victoria going to daylight savings and this being the final pre-election broadcast.
It's been nine months since police raided my home on 9 January 2020, and I realise that I have not made any detailed public updates on events since then. Offers for help poured in and court action got underway quickly.
Join us live for another episode of Trad Tasman Talk. New Zealand's election is now about a month away and Melbourne's quarantine inquiry has discovered that all government officials suffer from amnesia. Plus, your questions answered.
Join us live for another episode of Trad Tasman Talk. The damage done by the government's coronavirus response to New Zealand's economy is shaping up to be much greater than that projected by Australia. Plus, your questions answered.
The China Virus has returned to Auckland and continues to rampage through Melbourne. The latter is near the end of its first two weeks in lockdown, as Auckland starts a minimum of two weeks under restrictions.
New cases of the CCP Virus are dwindling in both Tasman nations, but there are still three weeks left before Australia will reconsider its restrictions, and New Zealand is staying in lockdown for at least another two weeks.
The number of infections by the CCP Virus keep dropping in both Tasman nations, but slightly faster in Australia which has a more lax approach. New Zealand might be switching to "Level 3" lockdown soon.
Easter is cancelled and both New Zealand and Australia are aiming to eradicate COVID-19. Infection numbers in both Tasman nations are dropping, but Australia is well in the per capita lead and has far fewer restrictions in place.
Presented in association with The Unshackled . Trad Tasman Talk (TTT) is hosted by Tim Wilms from Melbourne and Dieuwe de Boer from Auckland. The show debuts every Friday at 8pm New Zealand time and 6pm Melbourne time. Episodes are broadcast live on Youtube via Right Minds , The Unshackled , and ...
Since last week, New Zealand has gone to full scale lockdown, with a total of 368 cases and 0 deaths. Jacinda can now alter any law in the country with the stroke of a pen and parliament has been suspended.
The New Zealand and Australian governments both placed bans on foreign travellers and started to move towards containment of the Chinese virus. Indoor and outdoor gatherings were greatly restricted in both nations.
On this ominous Friday 13th episode, the shadow of the coronavirus taints the rest of the week's news. Toilet paper factories have been working longer hours. Governments are talking about economic stimulus and quarantines.
This episode of TTT covered the bizarre and funny story of Fireman Paul who became famous for his criticism of ScoMo, the investigations of the NZ SFO into two political parties, and the departure of Holden from the Tasman.
Bushfires have turned to torrential rain and floods, and the political climate continues on both sides of the Tasman. The election year mudslinging continues in New Zealand politics and Australia implements race-based rights or return.
It's been a busy week on both sides of the Tasman, with political infighting, corruption, gangs, crime, and a spreading Coronavirus. Tim Wilms and Dieuwe de Boer discuss the issues and more on their regular weekly show.