Kiran's here, and she's feeling Sharp this morning. Celebrating all these glorious women speaking their minds, what's not to like? Dipping in and out of biographies, the book balances narrative with gossip in perfect harmony to make for a charming read.
Pennie's back! With a history lesson for Mikey, the history of nail polish. And there's more than you'd think to learn about nail polish, and Mike does know a thing or two. Interesting stuff, the world of Fashun.
The Auckland Council, the Salvation Army and Auckland Transport have introduced plans to open the doors of the Manukau Transport Centre overnight as a shelter for the homeless. Jemima spoke with Ricardo Menédez March from Auckland Action Against Poverty about the shelter plans and whether the shelter will apporpriately address poverty and homelessness.
The government has been looking to provide solutions to financial predators and loan sharks who specifically target low-socioeconomic communities with unfair loans and part of this process is a government forum with key Financial advisors. Leading one of these forums was Lyn McMorran from Financial Services Federation. Who came up with three schemes that potentially provide feasible financial options for vehicle accessibility.
The Association of Salaried Medical Specialists have released an article raising concerns about how poverty is incresingly affecting child health. Jemima spoke with MidCentral DHB paediatrician, Jeff Brown, about this concern and what needs to be done to prevent serious health conditions impacting New Zealand children.
A survey has been released by Salvation Army revealed that 10 percent of those who were surveyed were using an oven for heating and 45 percent went without heating. Producer Damian Rowe spoke to Salvation Army spokesperson Jono Bell about the survey and its findings.
With National Leader Simon Bridges criticizing the Government's lack of sanctions against beneficiaries who do not meet their obligations, Bailley speaks to Beneficiary Advisory service spokesperson Rebecca Occleston about those are effected when sanctions are imposed.
This week on the Monday Wire we had a very full show! Bailley began by speaking with Rebecca Occleston from the Beneficiary Advisory Service about Simon Bridge's comment on beneficiaries not meeting obligations. Damian talked to Financial Services Federation's, Lyn McMorran, about a proposed government forum for vehicle accessibility. Jemima then spoke with Ricardo Menendéz March from AAAP about the proposed Manukau Transport Centre homless shelter. Bailley interviewed the head of research at OCnsumer New Zealand, Jessica Wilson, about the Commerce Commission's law suit against Wilson Parking. Then Damian talked with the spokesperson for the Salvation Army, Jono Bell, about the organisation's survey on heating homes in winter. Finally, Jemima spoke with paediatrician Dr Jeff Brown about the impact of poverty on child health. Whew!