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Finally fossil free: 13th September, 2019

Finally fossil free: 13th September, 2019 Finally fossil free: 13th September, 2019, 10.25 MB
Fri 13 Sep 2019

With the announcement that the University of Auckland will divest from fossil fuels, producer Bronnie Wilde speaks to Isaac Ottley from Fossil Free UoA.

Education Reform in New Zealand: September 12, 2019

Education Reform in New Zealand: September 12, 2019 Education Reform in New Zealand: September 12, 2019, 6.78 MB
Thu 12 Sep 2019

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Education Minister Chris Hipkins announced plans to make the teaching of New Zealand history compulsory in schools this morning. Ardern says this will "reset a national framework so all learners and ākonga are aware of key aspects of New Zealand history and how they have influenced and shaped the nation.” 

Deb spoke to Education Minister Chris Hipkins about the planned changes, who started by explaining how New Zealand history is currently approached in schools.

The Wire with Justin: 12th September 2019

The Wire with Justin: 12th September 2019 The Wire with Justin: 12th September 2019, 46.86 MB
Thu 12 Sep 2019

Justin discussed with Justice Minister Andrew Little on recent government announcements on making New Zealand history compulsory at schools and new mental health initiatives, as well as abortion law reform and National leader Simon Bridges' recent trip to China.

Deb talked to Educational Minister Chris Hipkins in more detail on making New Zealand history a compulsory subject at schools.

International Desk gave an update on Hong Kong and Justin talked to two high school students who organized class boycotts.

And on Neighbourhood Watch, Australian correspondent Zoe covered the federal government's decision to drug test welfare recipients and a protest in front of Victoria's state parliament in Melbourne against a new highway for destroying aboriginal land. 

Justin's International Desk: 12th September 2019

Justin's International Desk: 12th September 2019 Justin's International Desk: 12th September 2019, 14.16 MB
Thu 12 Sep 2019

Justin gave an update on the protests in Hong Kong.  While Chief Execuetive Carrie Lam has officialy retracted the bill that sparked protests, which proposed an amendment to the law allowing extraditions to China, protests demanding more democratic rights and autonomy are still ongoing.

Justin also talked to Jason and Tiffany (not real names), two Hong Kong high school students who organized class boycotts as part of the protests.

Sherry Zhang and Tuwhenuaroa Natanahira provided the English voices for the two students.

Te Wiki o Te Reo Maori: A Discussion: September 11, 2019

Te Wiki o Te Reo Maori: A Discussion: September 11, 2019 Te Wiki o Te Reo Maori: A Discussion: September 11, 2019, 5.24 MB
Wed 11 Sep 2019

Tuwhenuaroa gives a brief history of Te Reo in New Zealand, then discusses with Lillian what Te Wiki O Te Reo Maori means in a modern context, and what the future may hold.

The Wire with Lillian: September 11, 2019

The Wire with Lillian: September 11, 2019 The Wire with Lillian: September 11, 2019, 110.49 MB
Wed 11 Sep 2019

On the Wednesday Wire today!

On Dear Science with AUT’s Marcus Jones we talk about dumping nuclear water in the Pacific, biological age reversal and 5000 year old people.

Tuwhenuaroa looks into the xenophobic riots happening in South Africa at the moment, speaking with the High Commissioner of South Africa to NZ, Vuyiswa Tulelo.

Lillian speaks with co-founder and editor of Delayed Gratification, the slow journalism magazine, Rob Orchard. 

And finally, Tu brings us a little report on Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori which we discuss - is it time to take the next step?

The rise of Slow Journalism with Rob Orchard: September 11, 2019

The rise of Slow Journalism with Rob Orchard: September 11, 2019 The rise of Slow Journalism with Rob Orchard: September 11, 2019, 44.92 MB
Wed 11 Sep 2019

Delayed Gratification is a quartely magazine that deals with news after it happened - it's the 'slow journalism' magazine. So what is Slow Journalism? How does that work? What is the point even? Lillian Hanly speaks to co-founder of the magazine Rob Orchard about the magazine, why it is necessary and what obstacles proper journalism is facing today. In particular, fake news, the political economy of journalism, the internet and the importance of accurate, critical and well researched reporting on politics. 

Xenophobia in South Africa: September 11, 2019

Xenophobia in South Africa: September 11, 2019 Xenophobia in South Africa: September 11, 2019, 8.56 MB
Wed 11 Sep 2019

Tensions in South Africa reached a fever pitch, after just under a week of looting and violence across the nation, which has rapidly become a pressure cooker for xenophobic angst and anxiety. Tuwhenuaroa explores some of the reasons behind what motivated these attacks.

Wilde is the Wind; Uncovering the Histories of Albert Park; September 10, 2019

Wilde is the Wind; Uncovering the Histories of Albert Park; September 10, 2019 Wilde is the Wind; Uncovering the Histories of Albert Park; September 10, 2019, 24.45 MB
Tue 10 Sep 2019

In the Community Garden this week, we talk to Richard Orjis from Wilde Projects about the intersections of colonisation and public form, queer ecologies, as well as discussing the history and projects ongoing in Tāmaki Makaurau's Albert Park.

 

Thank you to Wilde Projects for your time, arts and insights.