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The bobby calves behind your glass of milk

The bobby calves behind your glass of milk The bobby calves behind your glass of milk, 9.62 MB
Tue 14 Nov 2017

Animal advocacy group SAFE has launched a new campaign raising awareness of bobby calf deaths in the dairy industry. Mack hears from spokesperson Mandy Carter about the research behind it. 

Green Desk: Half-brained marine mammals

Green Desk: Half-brained marine mammals Green Desk: Half-brained marine mammals, 12.34 MB
Tue 14 Nov 2017

On the Green Desk this week with Conor Mercer, we hear about new research indicating a dive depth for aquatic mammals, where only half the brain is operating.

The Wire with India: Tuesday 14th November, 2017

The Wire with India: Tuesday 14th November, 2017 The Wire with India: Tuesday 14th November, 2017, 99.86 MB
Tue 14 Nov 2017

This week on the Tuesday Wire, we talk to Damien Light, leader of the now disbanded United Future party, citizens campaign group It's Our Future about the new TPP agreement and animal advocacy group SAFE about bobby calf deaths in the dairy industry. On the Green Desk we look at new research into the brain activity of marine mammals in deep water and Lucy Austin has a report on the role members of parliament play in New Zealand. 

'Labour are hypocritical on the TPP'- It's Our Future

'Labour are hypocritical on the TPP'- It's Our Future 'Labour are hypocritical on the TPP'- It's Our Future, 17.58 MB
Tue 14 Nov 2017

It was touch and go for the TPP over the weekend but the trade agreement survived talks with world leaders at the APEC summit in Vietnam over the weekend.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she’s pleased with the progress the government has made on the deal and claims it is now very different from the original TPP 12.

But its new name, the Comprehensive, Progressive Trans-pacific Partnership or CPTPP, hasn’t won over oppositionists including the Council of Trade Unions and even the Green Party.

Reuben McLaren spoke to It’s Our Future Coordinator, Stephen Parry, about the current version of the trade agreement.

What do MP's actually do?

What do MP's actually do? .mp3 mp3, 14.76 MB
Tue 14 Nov 2017

 What is the role of an MP and what do they actually do? It was brought to our attention this week that we actually know very little about what the people who represent us actually do. We sought to clarify this by speaking to electorate MP Michael Wood and list MP Paul Goldsmith who gave us an incite into their day to day duties. 

"An overreaction and typical!"

"An overreaction and typical!" "An overreaction and typical!", 8.16 MB
Mon 13 Nov 2017

We spoke with South Auckland blogger and resident Ben Ross about the media's "overreaction" to the Tongan rugby league supporters celebrations of their team's victory over New Zealand on the weekend. 

The Wire with Joel: Monday 13th November

The Wire with Joel: Monday 13th November The Wire with Joel: Monday 13th November, 103.18 MB
Mon 13 Nov 2017

Joel, Sam, and Leonard tackle The Wire for Monday the 13th of November. We heard from Talking Auckland blogger and south Auckland resident Ben Ross about the negative media response to Tongan rugby league supporters celebrating their victory over the weekend. We chatted to Green Party member Golriz Gharaman about the Transpacific partnership. For the Pacific News segment Southern Cross, Leonard talked with AUT Pacific Media Centre’s Kendall Hutt about the Solomon Islands which are currently without a Prime Minister. We spoke to poet and author Michele Leggott about her new book Vanishing Points. Finally, News Director Lillian Hanly spoke to Hamish Taverner, People First NZ member and former National Chairperson who won the Leadership award at the Attitude awards last week.

Lillian Hanly speaks with Attitude award winner Hamish Taverner

Lillian Hanly speaks with Attitude award winner Hamish Taverner Lillian Hanly speaks with Attitude award winner Hamish Taverner, 13.38 MB
Mon 13 Nov 2017

Hamish Taverner, People First NZ member and former National Chairperson won the Leadership award at the Attitude awards last week, Lillian Hanly spoke with him the next morning to find out more.

 

Michele Leggott on Vanishing Points, her latest book

Michele Leggott on Vanishing Points, her latest book Michele Leggott on Vanishing Points, her latest book, 49.62 MB
Mon 13 Nov 2017

Michele Leggott is an Auckland based poet and English professor who has spent the last several years living with blindness. Joel Thomas spoke with Leggott about her recent book, Vanishing Points, which captures and preserves snapshots of moments and memory.

This Weeks Bits: Sunday, 12th of November, 2017

This Weeks Bits: Sunday, 12th of November, 2017 This Weeks Bits: Sunday, 12th of November, 2017, 25.28 MB
Sun 12 Nov 2017

Kelly gives you the lowdown on the best bFM news bits of the week!