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Rex Simpson today addressed the petition regarding the Rescue Helicopter which was rejected by the Health Select Committee. He spoke to Committee Chair Dr Liz Craig, along with former committee member and National MP Simon Watts. This interview addressed the reasoning behind the Health Select Committee rejection of the petition, and where to from here.

So, what is Dry July ? It’s a fundraiser that challenges you to go alcohol-free and raise funds for New Zealanders affected by cancer. The funds raised by participants of Dry July 2021 will help improve the comfort, care and wellbeing of people affected by cancer. I participated in Dry July a few years ago, and […]

CFM · Tom Webb - Rex (27th May 2021) This week Tom Webb had a chat to Rex about cyber security and the recent data breach at the Waikato DHB. During Tom's interview with Rex he mentioned he wanted to provide some more advice and tips for our listeners; Be aware that everyone is a [...]

UPDATED 2:21pm Thursday 18 Feb The yacht missing off the east coast of the Coromandel Peninsula has been found and both people on board are believed safe.Maritime NZ’s Rescue Coordination Centre NZ (RCCNZ) began coordinating the search yesterday evening after a brief and partial Mayday call was received.Senior Search and Rescue Officer, Chris Henshaw, said […]

Merv speaks to Rick Rennie on the CFM breakfast show about the Rescue Helicopter returning to the peninsula for the month of January 2021

Something that started as a web series called “Jessica’s Tress” has grown into a very eye opening 90 minutes for most. New Zealand film-within-a-film “The Girl on the Bridge” is set to releasing during Mental Health Awareness Week. Filmed over a 2 year period that focus on the rise of Jazz Thornton from her personal […]

Joy Wood’s daily exercise takes her past The White House, Washington DC, which at the moment is a centre of racial turmoil. Rex chatted to Joy this morning on the CFM Breakfast Show to hear what it has been like over there from a kiwi perspective. “It’s been a whirlwind, the past three months seem […]

Our first chat this morning to Coromandel MP Scott Simpson since his promotion to front bench in new Todd Muller lead National Party. Simpson continues to hold the Environment and Climate Change portfolios, with the addition of the Resource Management Act Reform and Planning portfolio. Calling from Wellington Airport after Parliament sat until midnight under […]

20 year old Matarangi swimmer, Ella Tomkins, was awarded Freshman Of The Year after a very successful first year at McDaniel College, Maryland, USA. Ayana caught up with Ella today about how COVID has impacted her, what US college life is like, and the hardest part of it all. Ella said it is really busy […]

Chance Taiaroa Wiari Haddon has the cool, the passion, and the talent to not just make great music, but to bring people together. Appearing on Episode 6 of Creative Mercury Bay’s Bubble Bites at 5:30pm this evening, he will be performing his original songs Say/Get and Life Goes On. Rick interviewed Chance this morning in […]


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