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Revenge of the Rich with Austin Mitchell

Revenge of the Rich with Austin Mitchell Revenge of the Rich with Austin Mitchell, 27.36 MB
Thu 24 Aug 2017

Following from his hit book from 1972 The Half Gallon Quarter Acre Pavlova Paradise, Austin Mitchell returns to the book shelves with his new book Revenge of the Rich. Here, Mitchell observes the rise, fall and consequences of Neoliberalism in New Zealand and Britain.

Geoff talks Opportunities

Geoff talks Opportunities Geoff talks Opportunities, 15.23 MB
Fri 21 Jul 2017

Producer Kelly Enright talked to the Deputy Leader of The Opportunities Party, Geoff Simmons, on his career movements and political aspirations. They also chatted about the Opportunities Party's policies, and which coalitions those would thrive in. 

Medical records aren't dead

Medical records aren't dead Medical records aren't dead, 7.34 MB
Fri 21 Jul 2017

The use of medical records can be vitally important to researchers in the field. As we move towards digitised record keeping, health records and genetic information are increasingly being stored electronically. Joel spoke to Dr. Jon Cornwell from the Victoria University of Wellington about the digitisation of records, and the ethical and legal barriers surrounding their use.

The Wire with Joel: Friday July 21st, 2017

The Wire with Joel: Friday July 21st, 2017 The Wire with Joel: Friday July 21st, 2017, 105.46 MB
Fri 21 Jul 2017

Joel and Producer Kelly take on The Wire this Friday. Joel speaks to National's Mat Doocey about the latest Green Party policy, Nicole Wedding from Radio Adelaide about the latest in Australian news, and Dr. Jon Cornwell about the use of posthumous medical records. Kelly spoke to The Opportunities Party's Geoff Simmons about his personal journey into politics, and Kate Day from Renters United about their recently launched campaign.

"Just an absolute nonsense": Maxine Gay on the Warehouse's Red Shirts Community Programme

"Just an absolute nonsense": Maxine Gay on the Warehouse's Red Shirts Community Programme "Just an absolute nonsense": Maxine Gay on the Warehouse's Red Shirts Community Programme, 11.67 MB
Thu 20 Jul 2017

The Warehouse and Ministry for Social Development recently unveiled their Red Shirts in the Community Programme, based on a pilot scheme last year.

Around 1000 young people will spend three weeks working at Warehouses across the country, to gain, in the words of Minister for Social Development, Anne Tolley, "valuable work experience".

However, they will not be paid for their labour, which has prompted criticism from FIRST union.

Producer Ben speaks to FIRST's Retail, Finance and Commerce Secretary Maxine Gay.

Island of despair? Amnesty NZ on Australia's offshore detention policy

Island of despair? Amnesty NZ on Australia's offshore detention policy Island of despair? Amnesty NZ on Australia's offshore detention policy, 7.22 MB
Thu 20 Jul 2017

Amnesty NZ held a protest outside the Australian consulate this week, calling for an end to the country's policy on asylum seekers.

This is based off the findings of Amnesty's 2016 report into the detention centres, Island of Despair, which were rejected by the Australian government.

For more, producer Ben speaks with Amnesty's NZ campaign director, Meg de Ronde.

The Wire with Harry: Thursday July 19th, 2017

The Wire with Harry: Thursday July 20th, 2017 The Wire with Harry: Thursday July 20th, 2017, 94.75 MB
Thu 20 Jul 2017

This Thursday on the Wire, Produer Ben talks to Amnesty International’s Meg de Ronde about their protest outside the Australian consulate last week, and also speaks with FIRST union’s Maxine Gay about the Warehouse’s (controversial) Red Shirts Community Programme. Harry brings you State of the States, talking President Trump's dismal approval rating, and also speaks with leader of the Labour Party Andrew Little on this week's newly released Labour fiscal plan 2017. Stay tuned 'til the end to catch advice corner in tribute to Jogai too.

The Wire with Ximena: Wednesday July 19, 2017

The Wire with Ximena: Wednesday July 19, 2017 The Wire with Ximena: Wednesday July 19, 2017, 114.35 MB
Wed 19 Jul 2017

This week on the show, Ximena & Will are joined by a new producer, Reuben, now that Adam has left us for the world of ~paid~  journalism. They dive deep into a diverse range of topics, including a new youth policy from The Opportunities Party that proposes all 18-23 year-olds receive $200 per week, an upcoming criminal justice election forum happening at Auckland University tomorrow night, and the prospect of making moshpits female-friendly spaces. AUT’s Allan Blackman also rocks by the studio for some hectic Dear Science banter about storing video in DNA, and NZ First’s Tracey Martin lays out the argument for why there should be a referendum on abolishing the Māori seats in parliament.

TOP promises a weekly $200 boost for young adults

TOP promises a weekly $200 boost for young adults TOP promises a weekly $200 boost for young adults, 21.36 MB
Wed 19 Jul 2017

The Opportunities Party has released policy regarding a universal basic income for 18-23 year olds who will receive $200 a week unconditionally. Party leader Gareth Morgan says it is no more controversial than giving over 65's a pension and that people in an affluent society like this are owed a duty of being able to live in dignity. 95bFM producer Reuben McLaren speaks to The Opportunities Party deputy leader, Geoff Simmons, to find out more about this policy.

Making moshpits female-friendly

Making moshpits female-friendly Making moshpits female-friendly, 15.5 MB
Wed 19 Jul 2017

If you’re a music-loving female, then chances are you’ve experienced uncool behaviour at gigs - sexual harassment and douchebags are rife in packed crowds and moshpits. A band trying to change the conversation around this is In Hearts Wake - their new music video for Nomad has got an all female moshpit, highlighting the need to make the gig space safe and friendly for everyone. Ximena catches up with Jake from the band ahead of their trip to New Zealand for an upcoming gig.

If you’re keen to see In Hearts Wake, they are playing at the King's Arms Tavern on August 26th.