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Policing the gap in mental health services: July 5, 2018

Policing the gap in mental health services: July 5, 2018 Policing the gap in mental health services: July 5, 2018, 16.47 MB
Thu 5 Jul 2018

The number of suicide attempt and threat related calls has increased by 50% over the past 5 years. Many feel police are ill equipped to de dealing with these situations, but that extra training will do little to help. Lachlan spoke with Shaun Robinson from the Mental Health Foundation about the rise in suicide related call-outs and why this is a worrying trend.

 

Neutral Corner: July 5th 2018

Neutral Corner: July 5th 2018 Neutral Corner: July 5th 2018, 16.61 MB
Thu 5 Jul 2018

With polls indiciating an ongoing decline in American patriotism, Neutral Corner examines coverage by CNN and Fox News.

This Day in History: July 5th 2018

This Day in History: July 5th 2018 This Day in History: July 5th 2018, 26.67 MB
Thu 5 Jul 2018

This Day in History takes us back to 1948, for the establishment of the United Kingdom's National Health Service.

The Wire with Lachlan: July 5, 2018

The Wire with Lachlan: July 5, 2018 The Wire with Lachlan: July 5, 2018, 126.42 MB
Thu 5 Jul 2018

First up on today’s Wire, Harry speaks with Dr Jason Myers about the drop in HIV rates. Neutral corner looks at the decline in American patriotism. Andrew Little joins Lachlan for their regular chat, this week discussing youth justice and the Ngāi Tai ki Tāmaki Claims Settlement Bill and. Lachlan speaks with Shaun Robinson Chief Executive of the Mental Health foundation about the rise in suicide related callouts made by police. This Day in History returns, looking at the founding of the NHS in the United Kingdom

I/V w/ Professor Rawinia Higgins: July 4 2018

I/V w/ Professor Rawinia Higgins: July 4 2018 I/V w/ Professor Rawinia Higgins: July 4 2018, 26.7 MB
Wed 4 Jul 2018

Rawinia Higgins is the Deputy Vice Chancellor Maori at Victoria University and the newly appointed Chair of Te Taura Whiri i Te Reo Maori - the Maori language commission. Jennifer-Rose Tamati spoke to her about the state of Te Reo in the country and what role the commission has in 2018. She first asked how she was feeling about her new role. 

The Wednesday Wire with Will: July 4, 2018

The Wednesday Wire with Will: July 4, 2018 The Wednesday Wire with Will: July 4, 2018, 101.91 MB
Wed 4 Jul 2018

Will fills in hosting duties on todays show as Lillian heads off to Europe. Despite the lack of mature leadership the show still continues on with AUT's Allan Blackman joining us for Dear Science. We talk flouride, smart New Caledonian crows and scorching hot nights. Jennifer-Rose talks to the newly appointed chair of the Maori Language Commission about the future of Te Reo. Darashpreet talks to Louise Green from the New Zealand Educational Institute  about planned primary school teacher strikes. And finally, Lisa talks to Barrister Catriona MacLennan about MSD debt recovery.

The Ministry of Social Development slammed for wrongful debt recovery: Wednesday, 4th July 2018

The Ministry of Social Development slammed for wrongful debt recovery: Wednesday, 4th July 2018 The Ministry of Social Development slammed for wrongful debt recovery: Wednesday, 4th July 2018, 21.33 MB
Wed 4 Jul 2018

 

The High Court ruled against the Ministry of Social Development in a case of wrongful debt recovery. 

The MSD was asking a solo mother of two to repay more than a $100,000 of perceived benefit, after finding out the mom had contracted loans and used a credit card. 

The High Court's jugement, which should have lasting effects, reminded the MSD that loans, which constitute debt, cannot be classified as income. 

Our producer Lisa Boudet speaks with barrister Catriona MacLennan about the implications of this ruling and the current mind frame of the MSD.

What are the politics of climate change, energy, and disasters?

What are the politics of climate change, energy, and disasters? What are the politics of climate change, energy, and disasters?, 35.84 MB
Wed 4 Jul 2018

With unprecedented global warming, wealth disparities and peak everything, there is no question that we need to act now to meet the power, heating and transportation needs of growing populations, and to do so sustainably, equitably and democratically. What are the obstacles? What are the possible solutions? How do we build resilient communities? Steve Matthewman, Prue Taylor, Julie MacArthur and Manuel Vallee discuss these questions with Maria Armoudian.

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Fight the power: exploring the connections between music and politics

Fight the power: exploring the connections between music and politics Fight the power: exploring the connections between music and politics, 19.78 MB
Tue 3 Jul 2018

Music and politics have always had a strong relationship going back to the days of the Civil Rights Movement, the anti-war movement, and campaigns to combat racism. These days, artists such as Childish Gambino are pushing the boundaries visually and musically when it comes to using their art as a political vehicle. Sam Smith spoke with Patrycja Rozbickya about the intersection between music and politics.

The Wire with Mary-Margaret: Tuesday July 3rd

The Wire with Mary-Margaret: Tuesday July 3rd The Wire with Mary-Margaret: Tuesday July 3rd, 44.88 MB
Tue 3 Jul 2018

Sam Smith talks to a politics lecturer from Aston University about an article she wrote on Childish Gambino’s poignant video ‘This Is America’. Mary-Margaret asks the Council of Trade Unions Vice-President about how the gender pay principles announced by the government last night will impact pay equity. In his international segment this week, Conor Knell does some myth busting about farm attacks in South Africa. Laura Kvigstad learns about a new alcohol interlock sentence initiated by the government due to the prevalence of drink driving. Our greendesk friend Jack Marshall learns about new research into how Australian moths use magnetic fields to migrate.