Across the Ditch: Australian radio’s Peter Godfrey and’s Selwyn Manning deliver their weekly bulletin, Across the Ditch.

This week: Weather comparison; NZ headlines;

In depth: New Zealand’s Prime Minister has just concluded charing the United Nations Security Council and delivering a speech to the UN General Assembly.

Sport: The All Black coach Steve Hansen wants the winner of the Six Nations Rugby champs in the Northern Hemisphere to play the winner of the Southern Hemisphere’s Rugby Championship competition. He says if that became an annual event it would certainly inject zest into the game at an international level.

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Selwyn Manning, BCS (Hons.) MCS (Hons.) is an investigative political journalist with 23 years media experience. He specializes in reportage and analysis of socioeconomics, politics, foreign affairs, and security/intelligence issues. Selwyn has extensive experience as a commentator and has provided live political analysis to a wide range of television and radio organizations broadcasting in New Zealand, Australia and globally including the BBC (Five Live, London) and BBC (World Service). He is currently a correspondent to Australia's FiveAA radio, and is a regular live-on-air panelist on Radio New Zealand's The Panel with broadcaster Jim Mora.