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Green Party update with Marama Davidson: July 16, 2018

Green Party update with Marama Davidson: July 16, 2018 Green Party update with Marama Davidson: July 16, 2018, 15.41 MB
Mon 16 Jul 2018

Co-leader of the Green Party, Marama Davidson, gave Jemima an update on Green Party issues. They talked about Green Party's opinion on the nurse's strike last week, the government's plan to buydefence force aircrafts and the mining exploration in the Taranaki Marine sanctuary.  

Climate Change on the Rails: 16th July, 2018

Climate Change on the Rails: 16th July, 2018 Climate Change on the Rails: 16th July, 2018, 10.31 MB
Mon 16 Jul 2018

KiwiRail recently signed the CEO Climate Change statement despite its plans to replace the current fleet of EF class electric locomotives with DL class diesel trains. Producer Damian Rowe spoke to Rail and Maritime Transport Union general Secretary, Wayne Butson about the issue

Kōkako release on Mount Pirongia: July 16, 2018

Kōkako release on Mount Pirongia: July 16, 2018 Kōkako release on Mount Pirongia: July 16, 2018, 10.02 MB
Mon 16 Jul 2018

Over the weekend 14 translocated kōkako were released on Mount Pirongia. The birds have been released after the intensive conservation efforts of the Pirongia Te Aroaro o Kahu Restoration Society. Jemima spoke with the Chair of this soceity, Claire St Pierre, about the conservation effort and the release.

 

The Wire with Jemima: July 16, 2018

The Wire with Jemima: July 16, 2018 The Wire with Jemima: July 16, 2018, 106.15 MB
Mon 16 Jul 2018

First up on the Wire, Jemima spoke with co-leader of the Green Party, Marama Davidson, who gives us an update on the party. Damian then speaks to Russel Norman about permitted mining exploration at the West Coast North Island Marine Mammal Sanctuary. Bailley spoke to LGNZ president Dave Cull about decentralisation in local government. Damian then heard from the Rail and Maritime Transport Union general secretary, Wayne Butson, about replacing electric locomotives with diesel trains. Finally, Jemima speaks with Claire St Pierre about the release of kōkako on Mount Pirongia. 

The Big Q: Are hacking, fake news, and paid trolls destroying democracy? July 16, 2018

The Big Q: Are hacking, fake news, and paid trolls destroying democracy? July 16, 2018 The Big Q: Are hacking, fake news, and paid trolls destroying democracy? July 16, 2018, 21.26 MB
Mon 16 Jul 2018

Hacking, fake news, and paid trolls have become more common over the last few years, with many internal and external forces attempting to corrupt, or at least influence, both information online and what makes the news. Chris Tenove and Jennifer Forestal discuss whether these phenomena are destroying democracy with Maria Armoudian.


The Big Q Website: www.thebigq.org
 

Plastic straws, enemy for who?: July 13, 2018

Plastic straws, enemy for who?: July 13, 2018 Plastic straws, enemy for who?: July 13, 2018, 14.41 MB
Fri 13 Jul 2018

Single-use plastic straws are steadily getting banned due to their impact on our seas and coastline. But some people, such as those living with disabilities need these straws in their day-to-day life. Angus Coker Grant spoke to Dr. Esther Woodbury from Disabled Persons Assembly about the alternatives and including people with disabilities in the conversation.

 

Can You Have Your Cake and Eat It Too?: July 13,2018

Can You Have Your Cake and Eat It Too?: July 13,2018 Can You Have Your Cake and Eat It Too?: July 13,2018, 16.74 MB
Fri 13 Jul 2018

Kath's Devine Cakes in Warkworth refused to serve a same sex couple due to their beliefs. Laura Kvigstad conducts a report and brings the subject to the room to discuss with Kelly, Jen and the help of our brilliant bFM listeners. 

The Wire with Kelly: July 13, 2018

The Wire with Kelly: July 13, 2018 The Wire with Kelly: July 13, 2018, 103.82 MB
Fri 13 Jul 2018

Wire Worry Week- AUT refugee mentoring: July 13, 2018

Wire Worry Week- AUT refugee mentoring: July 13, 2018 Wire Worry Week- AUT refugee mentoring: July 13, 2018, 14.46 MB
Fri 13 Jul 2018

Kelly chats with Lian-Hong Brebner from AUT about a programme that pairs up current university students with Year 13 students with a refugee background. 

Worry Week: Friday July 13, 2018

Worry Week: Friday July 13, 2018 Worry Week: Friday July 13, 2018, 14.46 MB
Fri 13 Jul 2018