Two Cents’ Worth
Episode 75 - A Side Hustle Story

Episode 75 - A Side Hustle Story

June 5, 2020

Forty percent of Millennials have one and increasing numbers of GenXers and Baby Boomers are getting in on the act too.

Two Cents' Worth finds delves into the world of side hustles.

Episode 74 - Rugby’s fight for survival

Episode 74 - Rugby’s fight for survival

May 29, 2020

With million dollar losses and huge staff cutbacks, there are concerns that rugby is in its death throes.

Two Cents Worth looks at the economics of our national sport.

Episode 73 - The last mile

Episode 73 - The last mile

May 22, 2020

In our new germ-wary world online shopping has become more important than ever, but the road for reliable home delivery has always been a bit bumpy.

Andrew Patterson considers how we might improve getting goods into the hands of customers.

Episode 72 - Two Cents on “Once in a Generation” Budget

Episode 72 - Two Cents on “Once in a Generation” Budget

May 15, 2020

We're bracing for a major, global economic downturn. Will the government's historic 'once in a generation' budget be enough to insulate us from it.

Episode 71 - Ready for the robot takeover?

Episode 71 - Ready for the robot takeover?

May 8, 2020

Meet Bella, Jamie and Yumi. Just some of the robots taking over our jobs. But does this have to be as scary as it sounds?

Peter Griffin finds out.

Episode 70 - An apple harvest no one will ever forget

Episode 70 - An apple harvest no one will ever forget

May 1, 2020

Apple growers have filled our fruit bowls and bolstered our export coffers, while harvesting a bumper crop and maintaining strict social distancing for their workforce. It’s been a nightmare.

Episode 69 - Our giant ‘Green Eggs and Ham’ moment

Episode 69 - Our giant ‘Green Eggs and Ham’ moment

April 24, 2020

The Covid-19 lockdown has forced a 'Green Eggs and Ham' moment on many businesses and government departments which could jumpstart our adoption of digital technology and productivity.

Episode 68 - Coronavirus recovery: Lessons from the Christchurch quakes

Episode 68 - Coronavirus recovery: Lessons from the Christchurch quakes

April 17, 2020

New Zealand could emerge from level-4 lockdown next week and set off down the slow, uncertain road to recovery from the Covid-19 crisis.

Peter Griffin looks at what we can learn from Christchurch's recovery from the 2011 earthquakes.

Episode 67 - Where Covid-19 meets tourism, taps and nanotechnology

Episode 67 - Where Covid-19 meets tourism, taps and nanotechnology

April 9, 2020

Two Cents Worth answers two listeners’ questions around how Covid-19 might change the world.

Episode 66 - Riding the share market rollercoaster in the Covid-19 era

Episode 66 - Riding the share market rollercoaster in the Covid-19 era

April 3, 2020

Fortunes can be lost or made in volatile markets. Peter Griffin looks at how amateur investors are navigating these troubled waters. 

Play this podcast on Podbean App