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The Safety Net:April 26th, 2019

The Safety Net:April 26th, 2019 The Safety Net:April 26th, 2019, 22.14 MB
Fri 26 Apr 2019

Louis speaks with Martin Cocker from Netsafe about the government's plans to restrict violent and extremist content on the internet.

The Wire with Laura: 26th of April, 2019

The Wire with Laura: 26th of April, 2019 The Wire with Laura: 26th of April, 2019, 128.16 MB
Fri 26 Apr 2019

Urban Advisory on Shaping New Zealand Cities: April 24, 2019

Urban Advisory on Shaping New Zealand Cities: April 24, 2019 Urban Advisory on Shaping New Zealand Cities: April 24, 2019, 32.21 MB
Wed 24 Apr 2019

Cities in Aotearoa need improvement. Urban Advisory is a group aimed at implementing diversity, new design and new living expectations to affect real change in how we shape our urban centres. Lillian Hanly spoke to Greer O'Donnell from the Urban Advisory about their vision for Aotearoa. 

Canning the Capital Gains Tax: April 24, 2019

Canning the Capital Gains Tax: April 24, 2019 Canning the Capital Gains Tax: April 24, 2019, 18.68 MB
Wed 24 Apr 2019

Last week Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced that the government would be canning the discussions around implementing a capital gains tax. Auckland Action Against Poverty coordinator, Ricardo Menendez March, says this is disappointing. Jemima speaks to Ricardo about how the government's decision will affect New Zealanders.

The Wire with Jemima: April 24, 2019

The Wire with Jemima: April 24, 2019 The Wire with Jemima: April 24, 2019, 102.29 MB
Wed 24 Apr 2019

This week on the Wednesday Wire Lillian and Sherry were away so Jemima and Lachlan held down the fort. On the show, AUT senior lecturer Marcus Jones was in studio for Dear Science where he talked pig brains, genetic height and sexual harrassment in university science departments. Lillian spoke to Urban Advisory's Greer O'Donnell about shaping Aotearoa's cities. Finally, Jemima talked to Ricardo Menendez March from Auckland Action Against Poverty about the government scrapping a capital gains tax. 

The Tuesday Wire; April 23, 2019

The Tuesday Wire; April 23, 2019 The Tuesday Wire; April 23, 2019, 104.97 MB
Tue 23 Apr 2019

The full show podcast for the beautiful mess that is the Tuesday Wire. Today we cover ANZAC day and Aotearoa's military, the new environmental report and the international week of rebellion. A big thank you to every one who made this show happen. 

War and Peace w / Auckland Peace Action; April 23, 2019

War and Peace w / Auckland Peace Action; April 23, 2019 War and Peace w / Auckland Peace Action; April 23, 2019 , 26.4 MB
Tue 23 Apr 2019

Intermittently on The Wire, we have a theme for the week, this week’s theme for worry week is War, Imperialism and the Military industrial complex, so I thought it was fitting to talk to Auckland Peace Action about their upcoming Picnic for Peace, what it is and what it is reflective of.

 

The Big Q: How can we combat climate change at the civil society level? April 23, 2019

The Big Q: How can we combat climate change at the civil society level? April 23, 2019 The Big Q: How can we combat climate change at the civil society level? April 23, 2019, 8.85 MB
Tue 23 Apr 2019

How are non-governmental organisations, social movements and transnational networks working to combat climate change globally and locally? Maria Armoudian is joined by Astrid Carrapatoso to discuss this. Astrid has published studies on climate change policy implemented by both local, state, national and international governments.

The Big Q website: www.thebigq.org 

Wire Worry Week: Identity Politics with Golriz Ghahraman: 19th of April, 2019

Wire Worry Week: Identity Politics with Golriz Ghahraman: 19th of April, 2019 Wire Worry Week: Identity Politics with Golriz Ghahraman: 19th of April, 2019, 17.73 MB
Thu 18 Apr 2019

Wire Worry week this week, we discuss optic politics and the media. When Green MP and spokesperson for Human Rights, Golriz Ghahraman became a candidate in politics it was noted she would be New Zealand's first refugee MP. Laura Kvigstad speaks with Ghahraman about how identities are political.

This day in history: 18th April, 2019

This day in history: 18th April, 2019 This day in history: 18th April, 2019, 20.25 MB
Thu 18 Apr 2019

This day in history goes back to 1949 for the official creation of the Republic of Ireland.