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How the prison system impacts mental health

How the prison system impacts mental health How the prison system impacts mental health, 21.08 MB
Tue 12 Sep 2017

Producer Lucy spoke to Katie Bruce from the organisation JustSpeak about the current prison system in relation to both young people and mental health.

Geoff Simmons on TOP's approach to health policy

Geoff Simmons on TOP's approach to health policy Geoff Simmons on TOP's approach to health policy, 14.22 MB
Tue 12 Sep 2017

When it comes to health policy, The Opportunities Party has a strong focus on prevention, believing our health system is about to be hit by a huge demand it will struggle to meet.

India spoke to TOP’s deputy co-leader Geoff Simmons about their approach to funding the health sector and their policies which include regulating the sale of junk food, alcohol, and legalising cannabis.

The Wire with India: Tuesday 12th September 2017

The Wire with India: Tuesday 12th September 2017 The Wire with India: Tuesday 12th September 2017, 107.85 MB
Tue 12 Sep 2017

On today's Wire, producer Lucy spoke to Katie Bruce from JustSpeak about mental health in the context of the prison system.

We talked about health policy with Marama Fox from the Maori Party and Geoff Simmons from The Opportunities Party.

Finally, Mack spoke to Simon Oosterman from Yes We Care about the mental health policy pledges they’re sending to politicians today.

Getting the 101 on New Zealand's healthcare

Getting the 101 on New Zealand's healthcare Getting the 101 on New Zealand's healthcare, 10.43 MB
Mon 11 Sep 2017

As we build up to the election, one of the most talked about subjects has been New Zealand's health sector. To get an overview, producer Jack Marshall spoke to Ian Powell to find out what we can do better, what we're doing wrong and where the future of healthcare will be.

What should the future be for our colonial statues?

What should the future be for our colonial statues? What should the future be for our colonial statues? , 8.4 MB
Mon 11 Sep 2017

A discussion is building around whether or not a colonial monument in the Auckland suburb of Otahuhu should be torn down. Sam Smith filed a report on the place of colonial monuments in New Zealand and whether they should come down.

The Wire with Joel: Monday 11th September, 2017

The Wire with Joel: Monday 11th September, 2017 The Wire with Joel: Monday 11th September, 2017, 96.49 MB
Mon 11 Sep 2017

On the lead up to the election The Wire team are focusing on a different issue each week. This week they are focusing on healthcare. Host Joel spoke to The Green Party's James shaw about this and Producer Jack talked to the general public to get their thoughts on healthcare as well as Ian Powell the Executive Director of the Association of Salaried Medical Specialist's to get an overview on the current healthcare landscape in New Zealand.

Producer Sam also did a report on colonial statues and whether we should keep them, and Joel spoke to Kendall Hutt and John Pulu about the political situation in Tonga.

This Week's Bits: Sunday, 10th of September, 2017

This Week's Bits: Sunday, 10th of September, 2017 This Week's Bits: Sunday, 10th of September, 2017, 29.38 MB
Sun 10 Sep 2017

Hannah gives you the low down of the best bFM news bits of the week. This week focusing on economy, an important issue coming up in the election.

Neighbourhood Watch: Turnbull's prickly encounter and an offended Indian community

Neighbourhood Watch: Turnbull's prickly encounter and an offended Indian community Neighbourhood Watch: Turnbull's prickly encounter and an offended Indian community, 9.54 MB
Fri 8 Sep 2017

This week in Neighbourhood Watch with Nicole Wedding from Radio Adelaide: 

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has an awkward interaction with indigenous Clinton Pryor, after Pryor walked 5000km to meet with him. 

An ad depicting a sacred Hindu god eating meat has offended many in the Indian community. 

An Australian senate is calling for the Australian government to ban all importation and use of the cladding blamed for the collapse of London's Grenfell Tower. 

Are immigrants being exploited?

Immigration Discussion with Migrants and Refugee Rights Campaign Immigration Discussion with Migrants and Refugee Rights Campaign, 26.78 MB
Fri 8 Sep 2017

Producer Laura chats with Gayaal Iddamalgoda, a trade union lawyer standing for the Wellington Central electorate for the Migrants and Refugees Rights Campaign about the state of immigration in New Zealand and concerns with other political parties policies on immigration. 

 

Immigration Interview with Dr. Francis Collins

Immigration Interview with Dr. Francis Collins Francis Collins, 12.4 MB
Fri 8 Sep 2017

Producer Conor talks to Francis Collins about the recent changes to essential skills visas, and why he believes the temporary migration is crucial to a flourishing New Zealand society.