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The Wire with Kelly: Friday 11th August

The Wire with Kelly: Friday 11th August

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Friday, August 11, 2017

Your weekly Friday Wire with Kelly Enright: 

Former editor in chief of the NZ Herald, Tim Murphy, talked to Kelly about what it was like to launch newsroom.co.nz, along with Mark Jennings, in today’s media climate. 

Kelly has a live chat with National MP Jami-Lee Ross on Labour’s proposed water tax and National’s election transport package. Ross also gives his opinion on the most recent political poll results. 

Our weekly chat with Nicole Wedding from Radio Adelaide, talks to us about the goings-on from accross the ditch: The same-sex postal vote has been extended to 2 weeks, 1 week longer than what is usually allowed. She also chats to us about a sea bug attack on a Melbourne teen and the monitored rise of an endangered whale species. 

Producer Laura then discusses Tasha Hohaia's campaign techniques, such as using selfie billboards and social media in a bid to engage with her younger voters. 

Finally, producer Laura chats to Director Chai-Ling Huang and comedian James Roqae on their new documentary: Asian Men Talk About Sex.