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A look at the Catalan independence referendum

A look at the Catalan independence referendum A look at the Catalan independence referendum, 49.91 MB
Sat 11 Nov 2017

Catalonia have signed a declaration of independence but will wait to implement it to allow for talks with the government in Madrid. Last week a referendum was held where the a large majority of those who were able to vote voted for independence. The Spanish Government said the referendum was unconstitutional and Spanish police responded with violence in an attempt to stop it from going ahead. Some ballot boxes were confiscated and there was a global outcry against the actions of the police. Mahdis Azarmandi was there at the time and Lillian Hanly spoke with her about the day and the resulting consequences.

The Wire with India: Tuesday 17th October

The Wire with India: Tuesday 17th October The Wire with India: Tuesday 17th October, 108.27 MB
Tue 17 Oct 2017

On today's show, we speak to drug testing group KnowYourStuff about their latest research. Journalist Gia Garrick takes us through the highs and lows of working in the parliamentary press gallery, and covering her first election.

On The Green Desk, Jack Marshall has a chat with Dr Alexander Taylor about one of the great mysteries of intellect in animals

Lillian speaks with Valerie Morse who was arrested in the 2007 Urewera terror raids, and we hear from Te Rangikaiwhiria Kemara who is seeking a pardon. And we speak to ABC journalist Hagar Cohen about revelations New Zealand’s high commissioner to Fiji was threatened with expulsion from the country last year.

They know what you took last summer

They know what you took last summer They know what you took last summer, 7.96 MB
Tue 17 Oct 2017

Independent drug testing group KnowYourStuff is warning Kiwis heading into the festival season to be wary of what they’re really taking.

The latest results from last summer show 30 percent of drugs tested weren’t what people thought they were.

Stories from the Press Gallery

Stories from the Press Gallery Stories from the Press Gallery, 18.45 MB
Tue 17 Oct 2017

India chats to political reporter Gia Garrick about the highs and lows of covering her first election, following politicians around the country, and how she's passed the time waiting for Winston.

Remembering the Urewera terror raids

Remembering the Urewera terror raids Remembering the Urewera terror raids, 19.22 MB
Tue 17 Oct 2017

Lillian Hanly speaks with Valerie Morse who was arrested in the 2007 terror raids, and we hear from Te Rangikaiwhiria Kemara who is seeking a pardon.

Tuhoe raids ten years on

Tuhoe raids ten years on Tuhoe raids ten years on , 5.48 MB
Mon 16 Oct 2017

Yesterday was the tenth anniversary of the infamous 2007 Tuhoe police raids. The raids were a series of armed arrests carried out on Tuhoe in response to an alleged military-style training camp in the Urewera mountains near Ruatoki. Reporter Sam Smith looks back on the raids and explores what has happened since. 

The Wire with Joel: Monday 16th October 2017

The Wire with Joel: Monday 16th October 2017 The Wire with Joel: Monday 16th October 2017, 96.38 MB
Mon 16 Oct 2017

On The Wire for Monday the 16th of October, Joel is joined by Producers Sam, and Leonard.

Jack Marshall had a chat with Dr Benjamin Cohen About volcanic activity on Mars. Joel talked to Green Party leader James Shaw about a lack of transparency in negotiation talks.

AUT Pacific Media Centre’s Kendall Hutt will be talked to Seinafo Lava Sanele Chadwick, a political reporter from Tangata Pacifica for Southern Cross.

Producer Sam Smith made a report on the Tuhoi Terror raids which happened ten years ago.

Finally, producer Leonard caught up with Pauanesia owner Heather Gerbic to get an insight into how parking affects central Auckland businesses

CBD Parking vs Retailers

CBD Parking vs Retailers CBD Parking vs Retailers, 15.87 MB
Mon 16 Oct 2017

These days, its seems that public transport is the buzz word on the lips of The Auckland Council and Auckland Transport. The lack of support around parking in Auckland City is affecting retailers, with a notion in the public that it is too hard to find a parking space around town. Leonard Powell caught up with Pauanesia owner Heather Gerbic, to get an idea of what retailers are facing in Tamaki Makaurau.

The Vegan Voice

The Vegan Voice The Vegan Voice, 15.54 MB
Fri 13 Oct 2017

This week we talk veganism: the benefits and criticisms. Dr John Livesey chats about the environmental degradation that is occuring through our meat and dairy production, and Luke Burrows of Wiseboys Burgers tells us about the increasing popularity in vegan food consumption. 

The AUSA and Craccum Standoff

The AUSA and Craccum Standoff The AUSA and Craccum Standoff , 19.63 MB
Fri 13 Oct 2017

Producer Laura talked with Auckland University Craccum Magazine’s Sports Columnist, Mark Fullerton and Illustrations Editor, Isobel Gledhill on the upcoming referendum that may result in funding cuts for the Universities Paper.