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The Tuesday Wire; April 9, 2019

The Tuesday Wire; April 9, 2019 The Tuesday Wire; April 9, 2019, 108.03 MB
Tue 9 Apr 2019

The full show podcast for the Tuesday Wire of the 9th of April. Featuring The Community Garden, Board Games and both Desks; Green and International. A big thank you to every one who talked and contributed to the show. 

International Desk with Lisa: April 9, 2019

International Desk with Lisa: April 9, 2019 International Desk with Lisa: April 9, 2019, 38.38 MB
Tue 9 Apr 2019

On today's International desk, Lisa talks about the commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the genocide of theTutsi people in Rwanda.

And as usual, the conversation is cut short...

Criminalising sex work in Hamilton: April 8, 2019

Criminalising sex work in Hamilton: April 8, 2019 Criminalising sex work in Hamilton: April 8, 2019 , 21.34 MB
Mon 8 Apr 2019

The Hamilton City Council has voted to reimplement a bylaw that restricts the solicitation of sex on the city’s streets. The bylaw has been in place for the last 10 years and imposes a $20,000 fine on those sex workers who contravene the law. By their own admission, the Council are on shaky legal ground and possibly going against the decriminalisation of sex work that occured in 2003. Lachlan spoke with Catherine Healy from the New Zealand Prostitutes collective about the bylaw

Awhiawhi's last stand: April 8, 2019

Awhiawhi's last stand: April 8, 2019 Awhiawhi's last stand: April 8, 2019, 24.57 MB
Mon 8 Apr 2019

The environment court has declined a permanent protection order for a centuries old kauri name Awhiawhi by locals and iwi. It’s the latest in a series of battles over the tree in attempts to stop it being felled for development that have included multiple occupations, judicial reviews, and petitions. Lachlan spoke with local resident and one of the campaigns leaders WInnie Charlesworth about the environment court’s decision.

The Wire with Jemima: April 8, 2019

The Wire with Jemima: April 8, 2019 The Wire with Jemima: April 8, 2019, 107.06 MB
Mon 8 Apr 2019

This week on the Monday Wire Jemima speaks to Green Party co-leader James Shaw about the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment's report on climate change. Michael Andrew is in studio for Southern Cross to talk about the latest in Pacific news. Lachlan speaks to Dame Catherine Healy about a Hamilton bylaw that prohibits soliciting sex work on the city's streets. He also speaks with Winnie Charlesworth about the environment Court's decision to decline a permanent protection order for a centuries old Kauri. I talk with Maire Leadbeater from West Papua Action Auckland about the humanitarian crisis in Nduga. 

Crisis in Nduga w/ West Papua Action Auckland: April 8, 2019

Crisis in Nduga w/ West Papua Action Auckland: April 8, 2019 Crisis in Nduga w/ West Papua Action Auckland: April 8, 2019, 18.3 MB
Mon 8 Apr 2019

West Papua Action Auckland has sent an appeal to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Winston Peters, calling on him to persuade the Indonesian authorities to allow an independent investigation of the humanitarian crisis in Nduga West Papua. Jemima spoke to Maire Leadbeater from West Papua Action Auckland about the appeal. 

This day in history: April 5th, 2019

This day in history: April 5th, 2019 This day in history: April 5th, 2019, 13.68 MB
Fri 5 Apr 2019

This day in history goes back to 1956 for Fidel Castro's official declaration of war against the government of Fulgencio Batista.

Qiane Matata-Sipu on the Ihumatao Petition: Friday the 5th of April

Qiane Matata-Sipu on the Ihumatao Petition: Friday the 5th of April Qiane Matata-Sipu on the Ihumatao Petition: Friday the 5th of April, 17.55 MB
Fri 5 Apr 2019

Things are moving forward in bold steps for the land disputes in Ihumatao, the Stonefields Historic Reserve which was confiscated from Maori in 1863.

With Fletcher’s plan to develop housing units on 32 hectares of land,  which is part of the rare cultural heritage landscape in Ihumatao, a petition was made against that move.

Now, Following the powerful and moving hikoi through Wellington streets on March the 12th to present their petition to Government,  The Save Our Unique Landscape Campaign, the SOUL movement, will take the near 19,000-strong petition to Auckland Council on April the 9th, outside of Aotea Square.

Louis talks with SOUL co-founder and social activist Qiane Matata-Sipu, about the movement and their petition.

The Wire with Laura: 5th of April, 2019

The Wire with Laura: 5th of April, 2019 The Wire with Laura: 5th of April, 2019, 110.92 MB
Fri 5 Apr 2019