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White poppies or red poppies?

White poppies or red poppies? White poppies or red poppies?, 4 MB
Thu 26 Apr 2018

This week on the Wire we're looking at War and Colonial Memorials with yesterday being ANZAC day. Jemima spoke with Edwina Hughes, who is the coordinator for Peace Movement Aotearoa, about White Poppies for Peace. They discussed why people wear white poppies and why they are different to the RSA's red poppies. Jemima first asked Edwina, what are white poppies and why do people choose to wear them?

The Wire with Lachlan: Thursday 26th April

The Wire with Lachlan: Thursday 26th April The Wire with Lachlan: Thursday 26th April, 42.76 MB
Thu 26 Apr 2018

First up Andrew LIttle joins Lachlan for their regular chat where they discuss Maori incarceration rates, drug and alcohol courts, and protesting ANZAC day. Then Neutral Corner returns where we follow up on the Sergei Skripal poisoning case. Our Wire Worry Week is war and monuments and we have Edwina Hughes Peace Movement Aotearoa to discuss white poppies. Dr Hirini Kaa joins Lachlan to discuss Aotearoa’s colonial monuments. Sarah and Talia get the student opinion of ANZAC day. Finally this day in history returns for the 1960 ousting of South Korean President Syngman Rhee

 

The Green Desk: Plant Perspectives With Rising CO2

Paul Newton from AgResearch joins Jack Marshall on the Greendesk to discuss rising CO2 levels in relation to NZ's plants, Paul Newton from AgResearch joins Jack Marshall on the Greendesk to discuss rising CO2 levels in relation to NZ's plants,, 13.41 MB
Tue 24 Apr 2018

Today on the Green Desk, Producer Jack Marshall looks into climate change and plants, and how the little guys are fairing with the high levels of CO2 in the atmosphere

What are the root causes of genocide?

What are the root causes of genocide? What are the root causes of genocide?, 21.2 MB
Tue 24 Apr 2018

What are the root causes of genocide? What do historical genocides have in common? How does small-scale violence against targeted groups become genocidal? And what we can learn from the three forgotten genocides? Maria Armoudian chairs a live panel on genocide featuring experts Tracey McIntosh, Panayiotis Diamadis, and Chris Wilson.

For more from the Big Q follow the link below 

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Chloe Swarbrick Talking Budding Legislation in Parliment

Producer Jack Marshall talks with Green's MP Chloe Swarbrick about the political push for Cannabis Producer Jack Marshall talks with Green's MP Chloe Swarbrick about the political push for Cannabis, 23.56 MB
Tue 24 Apr 2018

Jack has a chat with Chloe Swarbrick from the Green Party, getting a rundown on how legislation is going through Parliament, specifically the misuse of drugs amendment bill.

ANZAC Day at the Auckland Museum

ANZAC Day at the Auckland Museum, Kat Saunders talks us through the days activities ANZAC Day at the Auckland Museum, Kat Saunders talks us through the days activities, 9.94 MB
Tue 24 Apr 2018

Wire host Conor speaks with Kat Saunders from the Auckland Museum about whats going on tomorrow for the ANZAC commemorations. After the dawn service, the museum will be open (and FREE) for the whole day, with a live stream to facebook and employies on hand  to checkout your family lineage regarding NZ's wartime history. 

Abe Gray and the Colonial Legacy of Cannabis

Abe Gray and the Colonial Legacy of Cannabis Abe Gray and the Colonial Legacy of Cannabis, 22.42 MB
Tue 24 Apr 2018

Wire host Conor chats with Abe Gray, of the NZ Cannabis Museum in Dunedin, about the relationship between NZ's favourite weed and our colonial history. 

The Wire with Conor Mercer: Tuesday 24th April 2018

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Tue 24 Apr 2018

Host Conor speaks with kat Saunders, from the Auckland museum, about what's happening tomorrow for the ANZAC memorial ceremonies.

Conor Knell speaks with Patrick Bronte of Nga Toa Kiwi Veterans about anzac day.

Today on the Green Desk, Producer Jack Marshall talks Paul Newton from AgResearch about how plants are dealing with high levels of CO2.

Jack has a chat with Chloe Swarbrick about cannabis legislation currently going through parliament.

Conor Knell talks about another failed brexit bill.

Lastly, Host Conor talks with creator, curator, and cultivator of the NZ Cannabis Museum Abe Grey, from Whakamana Otago, about the colonial roots of cannabis around the world. 

International News With Conor: EU Customs Unions Withdrawal Bill for Brexit

EU Customs Union Withdrawal Bill EU Customs Union Withdrawal Bill, 8.74 MB
Tue 24 Apr 2018

International News Reporter Conor Knell sheds some light on the failure of the EU Customs Union Withdrawal bill and works through what happens if it passes or if it fails the house of commons in the next few days

Interview w/ Nga Toa Kiwi Veterans

Interview w/ Nga Toa Kiwi Veterans Interview w/ Nga Toa Kiwi Veterans, 12.38 MB
Tue 24 Apr 2018

Conor talks with Patrick Bronte from Nga Toa Kiwi Veterans about ANZAC day, what the Armed forces are up to now and how we can better treat our returned servicemen and women who bear the physical and mental scars of war