I start today talking about New Zealand broadcaster Paul Holmes, who died today. Meanwhile, we’re waiting for stuff. Then, I give an update about the select committee hearing oral submissions on the marriage equality bill. I have some strong views; you may disagree, so feel free to comment. A record number of Kiwis are leaving for Australia. But the Big Mac Index says the NZ dollar is pretty good.

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Links for this episode
Broadcaster Sir Paul Holmes dies at 62NZ Herald
Asian Kiwi speaks for ‘trapped’ gaysNZ Herald
Record 53,676 Kiwis fled to Aussie in 2012 – media statement from David Shearer, Leader of the NZ Labour Party
Big Mac index – NZ dollar about rightNZ Herald

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