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Cathy Casey on Fireworks Ban: Friday the 1st of March, 2019

Cathy Casey on Fireworks Ban: Friday the 1st of March, 2019 Cathy Casey on Fireworks Ban: Friday the 1st of March, 2019, 16.69 MB
Fri 1 Mar 2019

Fireworks may arguably be a strange occurrence in the history of Aotearoa. Since their introduction in colonial times and the traditions of Guy Fawke, which has little to no relevancy at all for New Zealanders, the notion has become something of a explosive display in celebration on public holidays & in private use. But the dangers & risks to others are abundant. Especially pets. So the Auckland City Council is lobbying for a ban on private sales, in which a public consultation found 80% of the 8000 submissions were in favour of the ban. Ila Christianson spoke with Auckland City Councillor Cathy Casey, who is petitioning for the vote about her stance on the ban.

 

Calls For Zoo Boycotts with Sonja Bermudez: March 1st, 2019

Calls For Zoo Boycotts with Sonja Bermudez: March 1st, 2019 Calls For Zoo Boycotts with Sonja Bermudez: March 1st, 2019, 21.24 MB
Fri 1 Mar 2019

Wellington Zoo euthanised four Baboons on Saturday the 23rd of February. The baboons were said to be acting agressively towards one another and the zoo responded in a way that they believed was humane. In response, Speak Up for Animals New Zealand is calling for a boycott, saying the deaths were needless as they could have been placed in a sanctuary that aids in rehabilitation of baboons. Sonja Burmudez from Speak Up for Animals New Zealand, spoke to Laura Kvigstad on the matter. 

This day in history: February 28, 2019

This day in history: February 28, 2019 This day in history: February 28, 2019, 22.51 MB
Thu 28 Feb 2019

This day in history goes back to 1991 for the conclusion of the First Gulf War following Iraq's invasion of neighbouring Kuwait.

 

The Wire with Oscar and Ben; February 28, 2019

The Wire with Oscar and Ben; February 28, 2019 The Wire with Oscar and Ben; February 28, 2019, 98.75 MB
Thu 28 Feb 2019

The full podcast for the Thursday Wire of the 28th of February, 2019. Guests include; National Party Environment Spokesperson Scott Simpson, Associate Professor Kathleen Quinlivan, Minister of Justice Andrew Little and Kevin Tso of Victim Support. This Day in History also returns to 1991. 

Reframing Sex and Sexuality Education w/ Kathleen Quinlivan; February 28, 2019

Reframing Sex and Sexuality Education w/ Kathleen Quinlivan; February 28, 2019 Reframing Sex and Sexuality Education w/ Kathleen Quinlivan; February 28, 2019 , 24.75 MB
Thu 28 Feb 2019

Associate Professor Kathleen Quinlivan joins us to talk about the framing of sex ed and creating a more socially aware, holistic sexuality education program. 

Making a Safer System w/ Victim Support; February 28, 2019

Making a Safer System w/ Victim Support; February 28, 2019 Making a Safer System w/ Victim Support; February 28, 2019, 14.6 MB
Thu 28 Feb 2019

A talk with Kevin Tso of Victim Support abot the 'Strengthening of the Justice System for Victims' Survey and how to include voices in the Justice System. 

The National Party and The Environment w/ Scott Simpson; February 28, 2019

The National Party and The Environment w/ Scott Simpson; February 28, 2019 The National Party and The Environment w/ Scott Simpson; February 28, 2019, 26.37 MB
Thu 28 Feb 2019

Half of a discussion with the Opposition's Environment Spokesperson Scott Simpson on National's new green mission. 

The Wire with Lillian: February 27, 2019

The Wire with Lillian: February 27, 2019 The Wire with Lillian: February 27, 2019, 104.5 MB
Wed 27 Feb 2019

On Dear Science today we talk about creating nuclear fusion reactions in your bedroom, dangerous levels of carbon dioxide, and government funding being used for unethical research.

Fletcher Tabuteau is with us this week and we talk capital gains, golf tournaments and the provincial growth fund.

We hear from Jan Logie of the Green Party briefly about the deferment of the Births, Deaths, Marriages and Relationships Registration Bill.

And lastly, we are back to our special feature on the Wednesday Wire, we have Episode 2 of Economic Anxiety with Rod Oram.

I/V w/ Jan Logie on the deferment of the Births, Deaths, Marriages and Relationships Registration Billl: February 27, 2019

I/V w/ Jan Logie on the deferment of the Births, Deaths, Marriages and Relationships Registration Billl: February 27, 2019 I/V w/ Jan Logie on the deferment of the Births, Deaths, Marriages and Relationships Registration Billl: February 27, 2019, 2.83 MB
Wed 27 Feb 2019

The Births, Deaths, Marriages and Relationships Registration Bill has been deferred. The Bill is necessary to improve ease of identification for members of the transgender and nonbinary communities. Internal Affairs Minister Tracey Martin sez it has been deferred due to "problems caused by the select committee process." The Green Party is disappointed with the delay and MP Jan Logie says they are working hard to ensure the Bill is passed soon. Isabella Holdsworth spoke briefly with Logie and started by asking why the bill was deferred.

Report: Breakfast with the Finance Minister February 26th, 2019

Report: Breakfast with the Finance Minister February 26th, 2019 Report: Breakfast with the Finance Minister February 26th, 2019, 5.76 MB
Tue 26 Feb 2019

Lillian Hanly went along to the Breakfast with the Finance Minister at Eden Park this morning. Grant Robertson gave a speech outlining NZ's economic position and where the government wants to go with that in the long term. Lillian gives a recap of the speech and reflects on conversations around a possible Capital Gains Tax.