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Solidarity with Palestine

Solidarity with Palestine Solidarity with Palestine, 13.09 MB
Fri 13 Apr 2018

Debbie Abbas of Palestine Solidarity NZ, explains to Kelly what the current conditions for many Palestinians trapped along the Gaza Strip are like. Debbie calls upon the government for more acknowledgement and action toward the human oppression. 

R.I.P Golden Dawn Tavern of Power (The movie)

R.I.P Golden Dawn Tavern of Power (The movie) P Golden Dawn Tavern of Power (The movie), 19.75 MB
Fri 13 Apr 2018

The Golden Dawn Tavern of Power was an Auckland music venue that many listeners would be familiar with. It has had hundreds if not thousands of local and international acts through its doors, surprising Ponsonby crowds with established, unknown, and unusual acts. Before the bar closed last month, veteran sound engineer Bob Frisbee made it his task to produce and direct a concert documentary recording every single act that performed since the start of the year. 95bFM reporter and camera operator on the doco, Joel Thomas spoke to Bob about the documentary and its significance in Auckland music.

The Future of Our Cars

The Future of Our Cars The Future of Our Cars, 13.5 MB
Fri 13 Apr 2018

Producer Laura Kvigstad talks to Bill Mackay, a university of Aucland architecture lecturer who has a unique focus on urban planning. He spells out what the future of transport could look like for Kiwis as well as the future of our cities may become.

Fuel tax: Good or bad?

Fuel tax: Good or bad? Fuel tax: Good or bad?, 6.63 MB
Thu 12 Apr 2018

For this Worry Week on the Wire we're looking at public transport. The Regional Fuel Tax ammendment bill was introduced to parliament late last month. The bill aims to raise funds for public transport infrastructures and will begin in Auckland. Jemima spoke to Ricardo Menendez March, spokesperson for Auckland Action Against Pverty about the increased fuel tax and what effect it will have on the poor. 

The Wire with Lachlan: Thursday 12th April

The Wire with Lachlan: Thursday 12th April The Wire with Lachlan: Thursday 12th April, 126.93 MB
Thu 12 Apr 2018

On this week's Wire, Lachlan speaks with former Elam student Rachel Ashby about the University’s proposal to close the Fine Arts Library. Then Neutral Corner returns on America’s response to a reported chemical attack in Syria. Andrew Little joins Lachlan for their weekly chat where they discuss the crises in the human rights tribunal and family court system and the purchase of land at Poroti . Our wire worry week topic is public transport and Jemima chats to Ricardo Menendez March about the government’s proposed fuel tax. Finally, this day in history looks at the first successful human space flight in 1961.

 

Save our library

Save our library Save our library, 24.53 MB
Thu 12 Apr 2018

The University of Auckland has announced it will be reviewing its library and learning services with staff cuts and several libraries closing likely. They’ve been criticised for their lack of consultation during the process with many staff and students left in the dark. Lachlan spoke with former Elam student Rachel Ashby about the possible closure of the Fine Arts Library and why the library is so important.

 

Neutral Corner: The war for Syria, part one

Neutral Corner: The war for Syria, part one Neutral Corner: The war for Syria, part one, 16.2 MB
Thu 12 Apr 2018

This week, neutral corner is contrasting the coverage given to the United States of America's reponse to a chemical attack in the Syrian city of Douma by RT (formerly Russia Today) and Fox News.

This Day in History: 1961

This Day in History: 1961 This Day in History: 1961, 24.19 MB
Thu 12 Apr 2018

This Day in History takes us back to 1961, when after a race between the Soviet Union and America, the first human would be launched into space, a Soviet Cosmonaut named Yuri Gagarin.

The Wire with Lillian: Wednesday 11th April

Wednesday Wire Wednesday Wire, 102.49 MB
Wed 11 Apr 2018

On Dear Science with AUT’s Allan Blackman we talk about power cuts, proteins, and Hydrogen.

Tracey Martin talks a bit about the Positive Ageing Strategy which is in the stage of conversations.

Producer Leah Garcia-Purves is investigating Public Transport for Wire Worry Week.

Reporter Darashpreet Johal has looked into the implications of the data profiling programme being used by Immigration NZ that has now been put on hold.

An investigation into Immigration NZ's controversial data profiling programme

The racial implications of data modelling The racial implications of data modelling, 8.09 MB
Wed 11 Apr 2018

Darashpreet Johal looks into the implications of the pilot programme being run by Immigration NZ for the past 18 months to profile and target overstayers.