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The Wire with Lillian: May 22, 2019

The Wire with Lillian: May 22, 2019 The Wire with Lillian: May 22, 2019, 123.79 MB
Wed 22 May 2019

On Dear Science with AUT’s Marcus Jones we talk about the creation of organisms, the official physical kilogram, and Measles.

We look at some parts of Lillian's interview with rapper, historian and author, Akala, who was in Auckland for the Writer's Festival. They touch on bias, whiteness, schooling, american pop culture and the Christchurch terror attacks.

And, Sherry follows up on her ongoing report from her trip to Indonesia, and talks to Resa Boenard, the founder of BGBJ on how she runs her school which is literally on the landfill.

Bantar Gebang report pt 2: May 22nd, 2019

Bantar Gebang report pt 2: May 22nd, 2019 Bantar Gebang report pt 2: May 22nd, 2019 , 9.54 MB
Wed 22 May 2019

Sherry continues her report on Banter Gebang, South East Asia’s largest landfill and home to 3,000 families. She visit the landfill as part of her journalism placement in Indonesia, Jakarta over the summer. This week, she talks to Resa Boenard, the founder of BGBJ, the school on Bantar Gebang. Ibu Rastinah, one of the women who work at the plastic sorting companies on the landfill, and the children of the class she helped out with.

Listen to Part One: The trash 'heros' of Jakarta

The Tuesday Wire; May 21, 2019

The Tuesday Wire; May 21, 2019 The Tuesday Wire; May 21, 2019, 103.32 MB
Tue 21 May 2019

The full show podcast of the Wire for Tuesday Rātū the 21st of May 2019. Listen in to hear discussion of the climate strikes and our no longer impending climate crisis,we continue to discuss voter engagement with the General Manager of Democracy Services, Pippa Coom returns to bring us up to speed and we discuss the European Parliamentary elections. 

Board Games: A Managing Democracy Pt. 2? May 21, 2019

Board Games: A Managing Democracy Pt. 2? May 21, 2019 2? May 21, 2019, 22.19 MB
Tue 21 May 2019

We continue our talk with the general manager of democracy services at Auckland Council, Marguerite Delbet about voting, local body elections and engagement. Listen in to find out more. 

Board Games; Up to Speed (In a Pedestrian Safe Kind of Way); May 21, 2019

Board Games; Up to Speed (In a Pedestrian Safe Kind of Way); May 21, 2019 Board Games; Up to Speed (In a Pedestrian Safe Kind of Way); May 21, 2019 , 16.02 MB
Tue 21 May 2019

Pippa Coom returns to bring the Tuesday Wire team up to speed on everything happening in local government and the local boards! 

The International Desk w / Lisa; Electing the European Parliament; May 21, 2019

The International Desk w / Lisa; Electing the European Parliament; May 21, 2019 The International Desk w / Lisa; Electing the European Parliament; May 21, 2019, 32.98 MB
Tue 21 May 2019

This week at The International Desk, we discuss the intracies of the upcoming European parliament elections, the structure of the EU and the rise of right wing populism in Europe. 

The Wire with Jemima: May 20, 2019

The Wire with Jemima: May 20, 2019 The Wire with Jemima: May 20, 2019, 103.93 MB
Mon 20 May 2019

This week on the Monday Wire, Jemima speaks to Green Party co-leader James Shaw about the Emissions Trading Scheme, climate policy in the Pacific and the cannabis referendum. Southern Cross is back with the latest in Pacific news. Lachlan talks to Dr Ang Jury from Women's Refuge about the government's recent sexual and family violence funding. Jemima waps it up with Hayley Coles from the new Aotearoa Legal Workers Union to discuss what the union has planned for the legal profession. 

The Big Q: Can we save the planet from a sixth mass extinction? May 20, 2019

The Big Q: Can we save the planet from a sixth mass extinction? May 20, 2019 The Big Q: Can we save the planet from a sixth mass extinction? May 20, 2019, 17.08 MB
Mon 20 May 2019

Planet Earth has faced five mass extinctions in its lifetime. Now we may be facing the sixth. What have we learned from the previous mass extinctions that can help us avoid a total collapse? Can humanity rescue the planet that it has imperiled? Maria Armoudian talks to Annalee Newitz and Elizabeth Kolbert about how we can avoid a sixth mass extinction.


The Big Q website: www.thebigq.org
 

Investing in tackling domestic and sexual violence in Aotearoa: May 20, 2019

Investing in tackling domestic and sexual violence in Aotearoa: May 20, 2019 Investing in tackling domestic and sexual violence in Aotearoa: May 20, 2019, 18.36 MB
Mon 20 May 2019

The government has announced a $320 million funding boost for sexual and family violence support services in what is the biggest funding announcement of its kind. Around one million New Zealanders experience sexual or family violence each year and Jacinda Ardern has made it a priority of the so called ‘wellbeing budget’.

Lachlan spoke with head of the Women’s Refuge Dr Ang Jury about the announcement, finding out about its effects on both her organisation and violence rates in general.

A new union for lawyers: May 20, 2019

A new union for lawyers: May 20, 2019 A new union for lawyers: May 20, 2019, 20.74 MB
Mon 20 May 2019

The Aotearoa Legal Workers Union is a new union that has been launched to advocate for people in the legal profession, particularly young people. Jemima spoke with interim President Hayley Cole.