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Report: New Zealand Nurses to go on Strike: July 11 2018

Report: New Zealand Nurses to go on Strike: July 11 2018 Report: New Zealand Nurses to go on Strike: July 11 2018, 5.52 MB
Wed 11 Jul 2018

A report on the New Zealand Nurses Organisation going on strike on Thursday 12th July for 24 hours. This report follows why the nurses are going on strike, covers the pay offers, their plan for patients and what the nurses are demanding from the District Health Board.

Ethiopia and Eritrea sign a historic peace agreement: July 11, 2018

Ethiopia and Eritrea sign a historic peace agreement: July 11, 2018 Ethiopia and Eritrea sign a historic peace agreement: July 11, 2018, 15.3 MB
Wed 11 Jul 2018

After two decades of never on, never off conflict, neighboring countries Ethiopia and Eritrea have taken a historic step towards long-lasting peace. Initiated by recently appointed Prime Minister of Ethiopia Abiy Ahmed, the peace would bring economic relief and social stability to both sides. 

Our producer Lisa Boudet delves into the roots of the conflict, and what the future holds for both parties. 

The Wire with Will: July 17th 2018

The Wire with Will: July 17th 2018 The Wire with Will: July 17th 2018, 107.56 MB
Wed 11 Jul 2018

On Dear Science with AUT’s Allan Blackman we talk Buckyballs, Penis pride and scientific journals with no shame.                                                                                                                                                          Darashpreet talks about the nurses strike which takes place tomorrow.   

Lisa does a report on the peace deal between Ethiopia and Eritrea.                     

Lillian Hanly talks about immigration and the myth of the refugee crisis with Jenny Stumer.         

And finally Will does a report on the recent dialogue both international and local surrounding freedom of speech.

Freedom Of Speech w/ Will: July 11, 2018

Freedom Of Speech w/ Will: July 11, 2018 Freedom Of Speech w/ Will: July 11, 2018, 12.03 MB
Wed 11 Jul 2018

The Wednesday wire crew discuss the recent flaring up of discussions surrounding freedom of speech with the incoming arrival of far right speakers Lauren Southern and Stefan Molyneux.

Opposition to Tegel's Farm Proposal: July 10 2018

Opposition to Tegel's Farm Proposal: July 10 2018 Opposition to Tegel's Farm Proposal: July 10 2018, 17.67 MB
Tue 10 Jul 2018

The Kaipara Community Association was formed recently as a form of protest against Tegel’s proposal to build the country’s largest chicken farm on a flood plain site in Northland. Jon Walker is a member, so Mary-Margaret spoke to him about the grounds on which his association is against the proposal.

Changes to the New Zealand music charts with Paul Kennedy: July 10, 2018

Changes to the New Zealand music charts with Paul Kennedy: July 10, 2018 Changes to the New Zealand music charts with Paul Kennedy: July 10, 2018, 12.89 MB
Tue 10 Jul 2018

Changes have come to New Zealand’s music charts. With the advent of streaming, music markets around the world are looking for new and innovative ways to calculate their charts and display the most popular music of the week. New Zealand is no different and Recorded Music NZ have introduced two new charts called the Hot Singles and Hot NZ Singles. These are new charts designed to show what tracks are becoming more popular and gaining a following week to week. Sam Smith spoke to Recorded Music NZ’s General Data Manager Paul Kennedy about the changes. 

 

The Wire with Mary-Margaret: July 10th 2018

The Wire with Mary-Margaret: July 10th 2018 The Wire with Mary-Margaret: July 10th 2018, 132.6 MB
Tue 10 Jul 2018

It’s Wire Worry Week and we are focusing on refugees and the problems they are facing. Mary-Margaret talks to journalist and political commentator Tracey Barnett. Sam talks to Paul Kennedy from Recorded Music NZ about the recent changes to the NZ Music Charts. In his international segment this week, Conor looks into the rescue for the football team trapped in a cave in Thailand. Our greendesk friend Jack Marshall talks about bumble bees. Finally, Mary-Margaret asks the Kaipara Community Association about their opposition to a proposed Tegel Chicken Farm.

Refugee Coverage and Law with Tracey Barnett: July 10, 2018

Refugee Coverage and Law with Tracey Barnett: July 10 2018 Refugee Coverage and Law with Tracey Barnett: July 10 2018, 29.76 MB
Tue 10 Jul 2018

Tracey Barnett is a journalist and political commentator, who has done extensive work on New Zealand’s refugee quota and integration system. Mary-Margaret spoke to her firstly about some goings on in Italy recently, before we brought the conversation back home to Aotearoa.

Green Desk with Jack Marshall: July 10, 2018

Green Desk with Jack Marshall: July 10, 2018 Green Desk with Jack Marshall: July 10, 2018, 20.45 MB
Tue 10 Jul 2018

This week on the Greendesk, Jack Marshall has a chat with Dr. S. Hollis Woodard, Assistant Professor in the Department of Entomology at the University of California, about new research into bumble bees.

Interview w/ Ethan McAuley: July 10th, 2018

Interview w/ Ethan McAuley: July 10th, 2018 Interview w/ Ethan McAuley: July 10th, 2018, 24.06 MB
Tue 10 Jul 2018

This week on the International Desk, Conor interviews Bangkok based former bFM-er Ethan McAuley about the cave rescue in Northern Thailand. Ethan outlines developments so far as well as the general feeling amongst the Thai public