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Southern Cross: COP23, Tonga & Solomon Islands election results

Southern Cross: COP23, Tonga & Solomon Islands election results Southern Cross: COP23, Tonga & Solomon Islands election results, 21.41 MB
Mon 18 Dec 2017

AUT Pacific Media Centres Kendall Hutt stopped by the studio to discuss COP23 negiations and what impact they have in the Pacific, Tongas political Monarchy vs Parliment situation and also the outcome of elections which took place in the Solomon Islands.  

Neighbourhood Watch: YES campaign wins and deepening tensions between NZ and Australia

Neighbourhood Watch: YES campaign wins and deepening tensions between NZ and Australia Neighbourhood Watch: YES campaign wins and deepening tensions between NZ and Australia, 13.32 MB
Sat 16 Dec 2017

This week on Neighbourhood Watch with Nicole Wedding from Radio Adelaide: 

The YES campign has won the same sex marriage postal vote, and bills are now being brought into Parliament for discussions. Immigration Minister Peter Dutton is asking New Zealand to back off from the Manus Island crisis and spend the proposed humanitarian money elsewhere. And finally, new technology is being tested in Brisbane for a mobile parcel carrying robot. 

Wide-scale Wellington train strikes

Wide-scale Wellington train strikes Wide-scale Wellington train strikes, 21.41 MB
Thu 14 Dec 2017

Train workers in Wellington will strike for 24 hours starting early Thursday morning, over longstanding contract conditions.

This will be the largest industrial action taken on the railways of Wellington since 1994 and up to 30,000 rail passengers are likely to be effected.

This is not the first strike in recent times over this issue, with a two hour strike having taken place in during October this year.

Rail and Maritime Transport Union General Secretary, Wayne Butson, told Radio New Zealand that industrial action was the only alternative after months of negotiations..

Reuben McLaren spoke to Wayne Butson to find out more.

 

Andrew Becroft on the Oranga Tamariki Act

Andrew Becroft on the Oranga Tamariki Act Andrew Becroft on the Oranga Tamariki Act, 19.84 MB
Thu 23 Nov 2017

Lachlan spoke with Children's Commissioner Judge Andrew Becroft about his recent address to Te Hunga Rōia Māori o Aotearoa (New Zealand Māori Law Society) Conference regarding the Oranga Tamariki Act.

From the Crate w/ Troy Ferguson: November 23, 2017

From the Crate w/ Troy Ferguson: November 23, 2017 From the Crate w/ Troy Ferguson: November 23, 2017, 44.86 MB
Thu 23 Nov 2017

LP exploration with the ever-knowledgeable Troy, featuring the following new cakes and/or tasty re-releases:

  • Snoop Dogg feat. October London - Go On
  • NxWorries - Best One [Remix]
  • Isaac Hayes - Joy Pt.I

All available from and thanks to Southbound Records.

Breaking the stigma around HIV

Breaking the stigma around HIV Breaking the stigma around HIV, 8.5 MB
Thu 23 Nov 2017

The rate of new HIV transmissions is at its highest level ever in New Zealand. The increase is bucking global trends, and NZ has increasing levels while other countries are going down. Approximately 3500 people are in NZ living with HIV, and Rapid testing allows for a person to know their HIV status in less than 20 mins. There still remains a stigma around the disease, and many don’t know how it works. A week long festival is hoping to smash the sitgma around HIV, called Puawai. The Festival centres on raising awareness for those living with HIV, their allies, and the challenges they face. Running from the 27th November to the 2nd December and including World AIDS day on December 1st, Puawai provides safe spaces for conversation and performance with the aim to finding growth, worth, and self-expression. Harry spoke last week with the producer and curator of the festival Borni Te Rongopai Tukiwaho to find out more.

 

State of the States: Net neutrality?

State of the States: Net neutrality? State of the States: Net neutrality?, 14 MB
Thu 23 Nov 2017

Today Nick and Harry are talking the FCC’S moves to change rules on the rights of internet providers. They also touch on the recent revelations of sexual misconduct on Capitol Hill.

The Wire with Harry: Thursday 23rd November

The Wire with Harry: Thursday 23rd November The Wire with Harry: Thursday 23rd November, 125.77 MB
Thu 23 Nov 2017

On today's Wire, Lachlan talks with Children's Comissioner Judge Andrew Becroft about changes to the Oranga Tamaraki Act.

Harry speaks to Borni Te Rongopai Tukiwaho, about an upcoming festival which looks to reduce the stigma surrounding HIV/AIDS.

We've also got regular feature State of the States with Nick Sawhney, about planned changes to net neutrality.

Finally we have This Day in History: Ronald Reagan, National Security Decision Directive 17 and the Iran-Contra Affair.

I/V w/ Ross Sutherland: November 23, 2017

I/V w/ Ross Sutherland: November 23, 2017 I/V w/ Ross Sutherland: November 23, 2017, 27.03 MB
Thu 23 Nov 2017

Performance/video artist Ross Sutherland is bringing his Edinburgh Fringe award winning show Stand By For Tape Back-Up to the Hollywood Avondale for one night only. Mike talks to Ross about venues, lost formats, grandparents, and how the pop culture of your childhood can leave indelible marks on your grey matter. 

Grab your tickets for tomorrow night's performance HERE.

95bFM Breakfast with Mikey Havoc: November 23, 2017

95bFM Breakfast with Mikey Havoc: November 23, 2017 95bFM Breakfast with Mikey Havoc: November 23, 2017, 324.93 MB
Thu 23 Nov 2017

Today on your bFM Breakfast: the special summer announcements keep rolling in; Delaney's got all the goss from Taste festival; we talk to the man behind the Edinburgh Fringe award winning Stand By For Tape Back-Up; Troy's favourite cakes aren't all aural; and Keria brought in Shrewsburys. Thanks, Keria.