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A new minimum wage for a new New Zealand

A new minimum wage for a new New Zealand A new minimum wage for a new New Zealand, 20.36 MB
Wed 25 Oct 2017

Yesterday the Labour-NZ First coalition announced they will be increasing the minimum wage to 20$ per hour by 2021. Currently, the minimum wage sits at $15.75. Unite Union represents more than 7000 workers from the fast food industry to Sky City, most of whom are on minimum wage. They responded positively to this change and Lillian Hanly speaks with Gerard Hair from Unite about what this means.

Wednesday Wire: 25th of October

Wednesday Wire: 25th of October Wednesday Wire: 25th of October, 100.01 MB
Wed 25 Oct 2017

Today on the show Lillian talks to 'Unite' about Labours plans to increase the minimum wage, aswell as discussing the #metoo campaign. Will talks to AUT's Allan Blackman about birds, dogs, and shitty people, as well as talking Marianne Elliot from Action Station about Labours plans to tackle issues in the mental health system.

Community leader highlights importance of Tokelauan language week

Community leader highlights importance of Tokelauan language week Community leader highlights importance of Tokelauan language week, 14.98 MB
Tue 24 Oct 2017

As Tokelau language week kicks off, Mack speaks to Linda Hope, an Auckland minister and advocate for the Tokelauan community in New Zealand. 

Kea steals away with Bird of the Year

Kea steals away with Bird of the Year Kea steals away with Bird of the Year, 9.94 MB
Tue 24 Oct 2017

After the Kea's success in this year's Bird of the Year competition, Mack speaks to Kea Conservation Trust chair Tamsin Orr-Walker about why the Kea finally made the cut. 

The Wire with India: Tuesday October 24, 2017

The Wire with India: Tuesday October 24, 2017 The Wire with India: Tuesday October 24, 2017, 98.94 MB
Tue 24 Oct 2017

On today's wire with India, Mack and Jack, we talk to Green Party MP Julie Anne Genter about Winston Peters' decision and everything that’s happened since.

The Kea has emerged victorious in the Bird of the Year competition, dashing the hopes of kereru fans everywhere. The Kea Conservation trust explains its successful campaign.

On the Green Desk, Jack talks with Shane Lavery about the benefits of fish reserves

We visit a community garden in Mt Albert that volunteers are worried may be developed for housing, and we take a look at Tokelau language week and the state of Tokelauan in New Zealand.

The Greens' role in the new government

The Greens' role in the new government The Greens' role in the new government , 12.69 MB
Tue 24 Oct 2017

India speaks to Julie Anne Genter, who will hold one of the newly announced ministerial spots for the Green Party, and asking about her reaction to last week’s result, and what's happened since.

The urban sanctuary facing an uncertain future

Inner-city 'sanctuary' faces an uncertain future Inner-city 'sanctuary' faces an uncertain future, 24.37 MB
Tue 24 Oct 2017

India visits Sanctuary Gardens Mahi Whenua, a community garden and food forest that faces an uncertain future, as Unitec - the owners of the land - look to create a new housing development.

This Week's Bits: Sunday, 22nd of October, 2017

This Week's Bits: Sunday, 22nd of October, 2017 This Week's Bits: Sunday, 22nd of October, 2017 , 28.53 MB
Sun 22 Oct 2017

The Wire with Kelly: Friday 20 October

The Wire with Kelly: Friday 20 October The Wire with Kelly: Friday 20 October, 119.04 MB
Fri 20 Oct 2017

Producer Conor speaks with Jon Johanson, senior lecturer in the politics department at Victoria University. They discuss the implications of Winston Peter’s coalition decision and what change we can expect in the coming term. 

Jami-Lee Ross from the National Party joins us to chat about the coalition results that were announced yesterday, and what the future holds for the new opposition party.

This week on Neighbourhood Watch with Nicole Wedding from Radio Adelaide: The UN Human Rights Committee has criticised Australia's past record. Breakfast show host Lisa Wilkinson has left the Today show for another channel under speculation of sexism from the station, and the Greens are saying drug dogs are ineffective and expensive. 

Kelly spoke to renowned columnist David Slack about the prejudice Jacinda Ardern has been facing from some journalism personalities, and the role the media needs to take in the coming weeks.

Producer Laura Kvigstad, spoke with People Against Prison Aotearoa Political Parliamentary Advocacy Coordinator, Kate McIntyre on the recent petition to end solitary confinement in New Zealand.

Solitary Confinement: A Violation of Human Rights?

Solitary Confinement: A Violation of Human Rights? Solitary Confinement: A Violation of Human Rights?, 22.18 MB
Fri 20 Oct 2017

Producer Laura Kvigstad, spoke with People Against Prison Aotearoa Political Parliamentary Advocacy Coordinator, Kate McIntyre on the recent petition to end solitary confinement in New Zealand.