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This day in history: 8th March, 2019

This day in history: 8th March, 2019 This day in history: 8th March, 2019, 17.41 MB
Fri 8 Mar 2019

This day in history goes back to 1957 for the re-opening of the Suez Canal after a brief war between Egypt and a coalition of England, France and Israel.

The Political Panel At UoA: March 3rd, 2019

The Political Panel At UoA: March 3rd, 2019 The Political Panel At UoA: March 3rd, 2019, 23.08 MB
Fri 8 Mar 2019

The Wire with Laura: March 8th, 2019

The Wire with Laura: March 8th, 2019 The Wire with Laura: March 8th, 2019, 101.22 MB
Fri 8 Mar 2019

First up, Te Roopu Nahinara, National Party Member, Denise Lee is back. She fills us in on Nationals perspective of the climate change protests amongst school students, the Future of Education public meeting at One Tree Hill College, and Micheal Cullen's extended contract which paid him $1000. 

 

Then, for wire worry week, members of political groups at the University of Auckland join us to talk about about cannabis reformation, student fees and renting regulations. 

 

And finally for This Day in History, Ben Goldson reports on the reopening of the suez canal in 1957. 

 

TOP's Geoff Simmons: March 7, 2019

TOP's Geoff Simmons: March 7, 2019 TOP's Geoff Simmons: March 7, 2019, 12.2 MB
Thu 7 Mar 2019

Geoff Simmons is the leader of The Opportunities Party, the political party founded by Gareth Morgan before the last election, that failed to win a seat in Parliament. This is despite a strongly fought election campaign that saw them ultimately end up with 2.4 percent of the Party vote.

Host Stewart Sowman-Lund sat down with Geoff in the 95bFM studio to talk about the Party's election prospects and the state of politics in New Zealand.

 

New Zealand's Tech gender gap with Eva Sherwood: March 7, 2018

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Thu 7 Mar 2019

New Zealand was ranked the seventh most gender equal country in the world by the latest World Economic forum report on gender equality. However, many industries in New Zealand remain unbalanced. Grace speaks with Eva Sherwood, chair of Techwomen and board member of NZTech about the gender gap in New Zealand's tech sector. 

Worry Week: The Consent Club: March 7, 2019

Worry Week: The Consent Club: March 7, 2019 Worry Week: The Consent Club: March 7, 2019, 12.78 MB
Thu 7 Mar 2019

Awareness and conversation around the meaning of consent is becoming increasingly common in this day and age. The Consent Club, a volunteer run support system, is doing its part to change consent culture for the better. Although the club has been around for a couple years now, this is the first year they are working in direct correspondence with the University of Auckland. Olivia Holdsworth spoke to club founder Ollin Perez Raynaud to find out more about the work they do and began by asking what is The Consent Club.

Worry Week: The Consent Club: March 7, 2019

Worry Week: The Consent Club: March 7, 2019 Worry Week: The Consent Club: March 7, 2019, 12.78 MB
Thu 7 Mar 2019

Awareness and conversation around the meaning of consent is becoming increasingly common in this day and age. The Consent Club, a volunteer run support system, is doing its part to change consent culture for the better. Although the club has been around for a couple years now, this is the first year they are working in direct correspondence with the University of Auckland. Olivia Holdsworth spoke to club founder Ollin Perez Raynaud to find out more about the work they do and began by asking what is The Consent Club.

Worry Week: O-Week: March 6, 2019

Worry Week: O-Week Worry Week: O-Week, 29.96 MB
Wed 6 Mar 2019

As part of this week's Wire Worry Week's focus on Orientation, Sherry Zhang talks to some of the clubs at Auckland University. Sophie Vreeburg from Equal Justice Project, Isabelle Cohen from UniQ, Ria Kapoor from Feel Good Period Club and Sean Dugdale-Martin from Stray Theatre Club joined us to discuss what 2019 holds. 

I/V w/ Terry Bellamak from ALRANZ on Abort the Stigma campaign: March 6, 2019

I/V w/ Terry Bellamak from ALRANZ on Abort the Stigma campaign: March 6, 2019 I/V w/ Terry Bellamak from ALRANZ on Abort the Stigma campaign: March 6, 2019, 15.48 MB
Wed 6 Mar 2019

ALRANZ Abortion Rights Aotearoa are starting a campaign similar to the In Her Shoes website from Ireland which highlights personal stories of women seeking abortions. It is an effort to combat stigma around the issue and instead increase education and conversation around it. Terry Belamak is the National President of the pro-choice group ALRANZ in NZ whose purpose is to ensure everyone has the freedom to decide for themselves whether or not to receive abortion care. Lillian Hanly spoke with Terry about the campaign as well as the history of ALRANZ and the progress of the pro choice movement itself. 

If you wish to share your story, you can contact ALRANZ on info@alranz.org or directly message them on the Abort the Stigma Facebook page. 

Board Games w / Pippa Coom; Episode One; March 5, 2019

Board Games w / Pippa Coom; Episode One; March 5, 2019 Board Games w / Pippa Coom; Episode One; March 5, 2019 , 21.05 MB
Tue 5 Mar 2019

Welcome to Board Games, where we shall roll the dice on an array of local issues in our new weekly chat with the head of the Waitematā Local Board, Pippa Coom, and her support cast on the board.

Tune in from this week on to learn about every thing from what a local board actually does to what's happening in the waitemata electorate, from what's included in an area development plan to how you can get involved in local politics. Climb the ladders and get your local knowledge past go every tuesday wire with your hosts Oscar and Lisa!

Here is our first episode where we get to know the basics!