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The Tuesday… Wire with Noelle McCarthy

12.00 bNews, weather and surf with Rori.

12.20 Jose Goes to Armageddon. As we gear up for Armageddon in Auckland this weekend, here's a reprise of Jose's trip to Wellington earlier this year. Nerdarama!!

12.30 Sir Geoffrey Palmer, President of the NZ Law Commission. NZ's LawCommission wants to abolish the crime of sedition. According to
the commission sedition law is antiquated and no longer needs to be applied.

12.40 Bill Francis. Station manager of Newstalk Zb on the fascinating history of talk radio in NZ. Did you know talkback was invented in Masterton?

1.10 The Arts Hole Arts news and interviews with Pocky.

1.30 The Magazine Review. Kris Berger is stealing magazines from dentists offices now.

1.40 What Finlay thinks...About Korea and fireworks.

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