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Maybe Adams

Maybe Adams Maybe Adams, 3.26 MB
Thu 15 Feb 2018

Last night National Party MP, Amy Adams, announced her candidacy for the National Party leadership race. Jemima spoke to Adams about why she chose to stand, what her opinion is on women in politics at the moment and what chances she thinks the National Party has of winning the election in 2020. 

The Wire with Lachlan: Thursday 15th February

The Wire with Lachlan: Thursday 15th February The Wire with Lachlan: Thursday 15th February, 133.33 MB
Thu 15 Feb 2018

We speak to politics expert Dr Bryce Edwards about the National Party leadership contest, as well as one of the candidates, MP Amy Adams. There's also Justice Minister Andrew Little and Child Poverty Action Group economist Susan St John. Finally we have This Day in History, which takes us back to 1989.

A conversation around the University of Auckland's commitment to a Treaty Partnership

The Treaty of Waitangi in a university context The Treaty of Waitangi in a university context , 19.26 MB
Wed 14 Feb 2018

What does a Treaty Partnership look like in the context of the University of Auckland? A conversation with Mohi Allen, one of the leaders of the Māori Students Association, and Professor David Williams of the law school.

The Wire with Lillian: Wednesday 14th February

Wednesday Wire Wednesday Wire, 31.34 MB
Wed 14 Feb 2018

On todays Wire show we have an entertaining Dear Science segment talking about a link between asparagus and cancer, the measurement of 'Mole', and the year of the periodic table. Lillian talks to Tracey Martin about nationals change in leadership. Producer Reuben Mclaren talks to SCOOP editor about the recent stock market crash. Lillian also investigates The Treaty of Waitangi and its role at the University of Auckland, and Lisa Boudet covers the upcoming Auckland Fringe festival. Lots of things happen in todays show, lots of people contribute to our stories and Dear Science is awesome as per usual. Tune in people.

The Cross Street Markets

The Cross Street Markets The Cross Street Markets, 5.5 MB
Tue 13 Feb 2018

Producer Leonard Powell caught up with Alison Reid, co-founder of the Cross Street Markets. Alison discusses how the markets came to be, what you can expect at them, and also her view on the changing dynamic of Karangahape Road.

New Zealand's Housing and Homeless Hangover

New Zealand's Housing and Homeless Hangover New Zealand's Housing and Homeless Hangover , 11.21 MB
Mon 12 Feb 2018

Housing Minister Phil Twyford has revealed the findings of his housing stock report. The report revealed New Zealand's housing and homelessness issues are worse than first feared with a shortage of emergency housing and a lack of affordable housing two of the main concerns. Reporter Sam Smith discusses the findings of the report and what needs to be done in response. 

Andrew Eruiti on Abuse Investigation

Andrew Eruiti on Abuse Investigation Andrew Eruiti on Abuse Investigation, 1.03 KB
Mon 12 Feb 2018

The new government has launched a royal commission into the treatment of children in state care from 1950 to the end of 1999. Andrew Eruiti, an academic at the University of Auckland’s law school, is part of a group of law academics getting involved in this investigation with the aim of ensuring victims, including maori and disabled groups, are adequately compensated. Lillian Hanly talked to Andrew and started by asking why a group of academics have called for an inquiry.

Taxable Cryptocurrencies

Taxable Cryptocurrencies Taxable Cryptocurrencies, 8.1 MB
Mon 12 Feb 2018

Terry Baucher is the director of Baucher Consulting Limited, a specialist tax consultancy. Late last year he published an article on cryptocurrencies and the need for tax reform in relation to them. Before asking how we could tax cryptocurrencies, Mary-Margaret started by getting Terry to explain the basics of cryptocurrencies.

The Wire with Joel: Monday February 12th, 2018

The Wire with Joel: Monday February 12th, 2018 The Wire with Joel: Monday February 12th, 2018, 96.59 MB
Mon 12 Feb 2018

Joel Thomas hosts The Wire with Mary-Margaret Slack, and Sam Smith this Monday in which:

Lillian Hanly talks to Auckland Uni law professor Andrew Eruiti about the royal commission into the treatment of children in state care.

Joel talks to Green Party co-leader James Shaw about his time in Waitangi and the inclusion of gender identity and sexual orientation on the 2023 census.

Sam Smith runs through his findings of the newly released housing stocktake report ordered by the Government.

And Mary-Margaret Slack talks to tax consultant Terry Baucher about the taxing of cryptocurrencies.

Wire Worry Week: Waitangi

Wire Worry Week: Waitangi Wire Worry Week: Waitangi, 7.01 MB
Fri 9 Feb 2018

Kelly speaks to Te Waka for Waitangi Week, who gives her opinion on the way the day is marked and what we need to implement moving forward.