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Problematic Legal Precedents with Gill Greer: July 17 2018

Problematic Legal Precedents with Gill Greer: July 17 2018 Problematic Legal Precedents with Gill Greer: July 17 2018, 23.77 MB
Tue 17 Jul 2018

Graham Rowe, a 61 year old man, has been convicted three times of non-consensually taking photographs of young women and girls. On one of the occasions, he was issued a trespass notice by police. A few weeks ago, his conviction for taking photos of two underage girls wearing bikinis at beach, was quashed. His lawyer said that “if they didn’t want to be snapped, they shouldn’t have worn bikinis”. Mary-Margaret spoke to Gill Greer, President of National Women’s Council, about the problematic precedent this sets, and the wider right to respect within society.

US Supreme Court Changes with Maria Armoudian: July 17, 2018

US Supreme Court Changes with Maria Armoudian: July 17, 2018 US Supreme Court Changes with Maria Armoudian: July 17, 2018, 9.89 MB
Tue 17 Jul 2018

Reporter Sam Smith spoke with US politics lecturer Maria Armoudian about the the new nomination for the US Supreme Court. 

Interview w Dr. Negar Partow: July 17th, 2018

Interview w/ Dr. Negar Partow: July 17th, 2018 Negar Partow: July 17th, 2018, 17.52 MB
Tue 17 Jul 2018

On the International Desk, Conor looks at the recent airstrikes on Gaza and the geo-political consequences of this flare in the Israel-Palestine conflict. We talk with Senior Lecturer on Security Studies at Massey University Dr. Negar Partow about the political consequences of these actions within Israel as well as in relation to the current Iran-Saudi regional proxy war

The Big Q: Are hacking, fake news, and paid trolls destroying democracy? July 16, 2018

The Big Q: Are hacking, fake news, and paid trolls destroying democracy? July 16, 2018 The Big Q: Are hacking, fake news, and paid trolls destroying democracy? July 16, 2018, 21.26 MB
Mon 16 Jul 2018

Hacking, fake news, and paid trolls have become more common over the last few years, with many internal and external forces attempting to corrupt, or at least influence, both information online and what makes the news. Chris Tenove and Jennifer Forestal discuss whether these phenomena are destroying democracy with Maria Armoudian.


The Big Q Website: www.thebigq.org
 

Maui and the Miners: 16th July, 2018

Maui and the Miners: 16th July, 2018 Maui and the Miners: 16th July, 2018, 12.04 MB
Mon 16 Jul 2018

Ironsands Offshore Mining limited have controversially been granted permission for mining exploration at the west coast North Island Marine Mammal Sanctuary. A home for Maui dolphins and the rare southern right whales. Producer Damian Rowe spoke to Greenpeace director, Russell Norman who is opposed to the mining exploration within the sanctuary.

 

Green Party update with Marama Davidson: July 16, 2018

Green Party update with Marama Davidson: July 16, 2018 Green Party update with Marama Davidson: July 16, 2018, 15.41 MB
Mon 16 Jul 2018

Co-leader of the Green Party, Marama Davidson, gave Jemima an update on Green Party issues. They talked about Green Party's opinion on the nurse's strike last week, the government's plan to buydefence force aircrafts and the mining exploration in the Taranaki Marine sanctuary.  

Climate Change on the Rails: 16th July, 2018

Climate Change on the Rails: 16th July, 2018 Climate Change on the Rails: 16th July, 2018, 10.31 MB
Mon 16 Jul 2018

KiwiRail recently signed the CEO Climate Change statement despite its plans to replace the current fleet of EF class electric locomotives with DL class diesel trains. Producer Damian Rowe spoke to Rail and Maritime Transport Union general Secretary, Wayne Butson about the issue

Kōkako release on Mount Pirongia: July 16, 2018

Kōkako release on Mount Pirongia: July 16, 2018 Kōkako release on Mount Pirongia: July 16, 2018, 10.02 MB
Mon 16 Jul 2018

Over the weekend 14 translocated kōkako were released on Mount Pirongia. The birds have been released after the intensive conservation efforts of the Pirongia Te Aroaro o Kahu Restoration Society. Jemima spoke with the Chair of this soceity, Claire St Pierre, about the conservation effort and the release.

 

The Wire with Jemima: July 16, 2018

The Wire with Jemima: July 16, 2018 The Wire with Jemima: July 16, 2018, 106.15 MB
Mon 16 Jul 2018

First up on the Wire, Jemima spoke with co-leader of the Green Party, Marama Davidson, who gives us an update on the party. Damian then speaks to Russel Norman about permitted mining exploration at the West Coast North Island Marine Mammal Sanctuary. Bailley spoke to LGNZ president Dave Cull about decentralisation in local government. Damian then heard from the Rail and Maritime Transport Union general secretary, Wayne Butson, about replacing electric locomotives with diesel trains. Finally, Jemima speaks with Claire St Pierre about the release of kōkako on Mount Pirongia. 

Worry Week: Friday July 13, 2018

Worry Week: Friday July 13, 2018 Worry Week: Friday July 13, 2018, 14.46 MB
Fri 13 Jul 2018