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The Friday Wire with Laura: July 6th, 2018

The Friday Wire with Laura: July 6th, 2018 The Friday Wire with Laura: July 6th, 2018, 102.1 MB
Fri 6 Jul 2018

Laura fills in this week while Kelly's away. We kick off the show with Producer, Jean Bell, who speaks with Labour MP, Phil Twyford about the terms of eligibility for a kiwi build home.Then Jennifer-Rose Tamati, furthers the Kiwibuild conversation speaking with Claire Szabo, from Habitat for Humanity. Afterwards, we speak with Te Roopu Nahinara National Party Member Andrew Falloon. Following that, we cross the ditch to Rachel McDonald to find out what is happening over in Australia. After that, Stewart Sowman-Lund has a chat with Kevin Hackwell of Forest and Bird about how the Ministry for Primary Industries has been promoting illegal pest weeds as part of its Billion Trees Programme. And finally, I speak with Housing First Auckland project Manager, Fiona Hamilton about criticism of the homelessness count that is being conducted.

 

In Defense of The Homelessness Count - Fiona Hamilton: July 6th, 2018

In Defense of The Homelessness Count - Fiona Hamilton: July 6th, 2018 In Defense of The Homelessness Count - Fiona Hamilton: July 6th, 2018, 13.37 MB
Fri 6 Jul 2018

Laura Kvigstad, speaks with Housing First Auckland project Manager, Fiona Hamilton about criticism of the homelessness count that is being conducted. Last week we discussed concerns of stereotyping, sectioning and a violation of people's dignity. Hamilton took this chance to respond. 

 

The Wire with Lachlan: July 5, 2018

The Wire with Lachlan: July 5, 2018 The Wire with Lachlan: July 5, 2018, 126.42 MB
Thu 5 Jul 2018

First up on today’s Wire, Harry speaks with Dr Jason Myers about the drop in HIV rates. Neutral corner looks at the decline in American patriotism. Andrew Little joins Lachlan for their regular chat, this week discussing youth justice and the Ngāi Tai ki Tāmaki Claims Settlement Bill and. Lachlan speaks with Shaun Robinson Chief Executive of the Mental Health foundation about the rise in suicide related callouts made by police. This Day in History returns, looking at the founding of the NHS in the United Kingdom

Policing the gap in mental health services: July 5, 2018

Policing the gap in mental health services: July 5, 2018 Policing the gap in mental health services: July 5, 2018, 16.47 MB
Thu 5 Jul 2018

The number of suicide attempt and threat related calls has increased by 50% over the past 5 years. Many feel police are ill equipped to de dealing with these situations, but that extra training will do little to help. Lachlan spoke with Shaun Robinson from the Mental Health Foundation about the rise in suicide related call-outs and why this is a worrying trend.

 

Neutral Corner: July 5th 2018

Neutral Corner: July 5th 2018 Neutral Corner: July 5th 2018, 16.61 MB
Thu 5 Jul 2018

With polls indiciating an ongoing decline in American patriotism, Neutral Corner examines coverage by CNN and Fox News.

This Day in History: July 5th 2018

This Day in History: July 5th 2018 This Day in History: July 5th 2018, 26.67 MB
Thu 5 Jul 2018

This Day in History takes us back to 1948, for the establishment of the United Kingdom's National Health Service.

I/V w/ Professor Rawinia Higgins: July 4 2018

I/V w/ Professor Rawinia Higgins: July 4 2018 I/V w/ Professor Rawinia Higgins: July 4 2018, 26.7 MB
Wed 4 Jul 2018

Rawinia Higgins is the Deputy Vice Chancellor Maori at Victoria University and the newly appointed Chair of Te Taura Whiri i Te Reo Maori - the Maori language commission. Jennifer-Rose Tamati spoke to her about the state of Te Reo in the country and what role the commission has in 2018. She first asked how she was feeling about her new role. 

The Wednesday Wire with Will: July 4, 2018

The Wednesday Wire with Will: July 4, 2018 The Wednesday Wire with Will: July 4, 2018, 101.91 MB
Wed 4 Jul 2018

Will fills in hosting duties on todays show as Lillian heads off to Europe. Despite the lack of mature leadership the show still continues on with AUT's Allan Blackman joining us for Dear Science. We talk flouride, smart New Caledonian crows and scorching hot nights. Jennifer-Rose talks to the newly appointed chair of the Maori Language Commission about the future of Te Reo. Darashpreet talks to Louise Green from the New Zealand Educational Institute  about planned primary school teacher strikes. And finally, Lisa talks to Barrister Catriona MacLennan about MSD debt recovery.

The Ministry of Social Development slammed for wrongful debt recovery: Wednesday, 4th July 2018

The Ministry of Social Development slammed for wrongful debt recovery: Wednesday, 4th July 2018 The Ministry of Social Development slammed for wrongful debt recovery: Wednesday, 4th July 2018, 21.33 MB
Wed 4 Jul 2018

 

The High Court ruled against the Ministry of Social Development in a case of wrongful debt recovery. 

The MSD was asking a solo mother of two to repay more than a $100,000 of perceived benefit, after finding out the mom had contracted loans and used a credit card. 

The High Court's jugement, which should have lasting effects, reminded the MSD that loans, which constitute debt, cannot be classified as income. 

Our producer Lisa Boudet speaks with barrister Catriona MacLennan about the implications of this ruling and the current mind frame of the MSD.

What are the politics of climate change, energy, and disasters?

What are the politics of climate change, energy, and disasters? What are the politics of climate change, energy, and disasters?, 35.84 MB
Wed 4 Jul 2018

With unprecedented global warming, wealth disparities and peak everything, there is no question that we need to act now to meet the power, heating and transportation needs of growing populations, and to do so sustainably, equitably and democratically. What are the obstacles? What are the possible solutions? How do we build resilient communities? Steve Matthewman, Prue Taylor, Julie MacArthur and Manuel Vallee discuss these questions with Maria Armoudian.

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