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Night of The Queer

Night of The Queer Night of The Queer, 8.53 MB
Fri 9 Feb 2018

Producer Laura talked with the creative director of the upcoming Production, Night of The Queer, James Luck. The production opened for Auckland’s Pride Festival to celebrate and support the LGBTQ Plus community. 

 

Wire Worry Week: Waitangi

Wire Worry Week: Waitangi Wire Worry Week: Waitangi, 7.01 MB
Fri 9 Feb 2018

Kelly speaks to Te Waka for Waitangi Week, who gives her opinion on the way the day is marked and what we need to implement moving forward. 

David Seymour on Charter Schools and the 90 Day Workplace Trial

David Seymour on Charter Schools and the 90 Day Workplace Trial David Seymour on Charter Schools and the 90 Day Workplace Trial, 26.99 MB
Fri 9 Feb 2018

David Seymour joined Producer Conor to discuss the governments intention to rain back charter schools. Seymour then defends his position on the 90 trial, which the governmnet is also trying to wind back. 

And in the green corner

And in the green corner And in the green corner, 17.89 MB
Thu 8 Feb 2018

The Green Party co-leadership race got competitive today with Julie Anne Genter throwing her hat in the ring. We spoke with Marama Davidson, who announced her candidacy over the weekend, and Julie Anne about why they should be made co-leader.

A Critical Guide for Teachers on the Histories of Aotearoa

A Critical Guide for Teachers on the Histories of Aotearoa A Critical Guide for Teachers on the Histories of Aotearoa, 28.2 MB
Thu 8 Feb 2018

This week The Wire has been talking about Waitangi Day, the Treaty of Waitangi and partnership. Today Jemima talked to Tamsin Hanly about the curriculum programme resource she's written for New Zealand primary schools called, "A Critical Guide to Māori and Pākehā Histories of Aoteroa". The resource offers an in depth look into the history of partnership in New Zealand and moves away from the standard "Captain Cook" story that we were all told in school. For more information on Tamsin's curriculum resource head to, criticalhistories.nz. 

Kelvin Davis on Waitangi

Kelvin Davis on Waitangi Kelvin Davis on Waitangi, 22.88 MB
Thu 8 Feb 2018

Labour Deputy Leader Kelvin Davis joined Lachlan today in place of Andrew Little. They discuss Waitangi celebrations and prisons in Aotearoa.

This isn't my first rodeo

This isn't my first rodeo This isn't my first rodeo, 9.49 MB
Thu 8 Feb 2018

Rodeo in Aotearoa is coming under increasing pressure with public attitide turning against it and protests at rodeos increasing. Accusations that a bull had to be put down after suffering severe leg injuries during a rodeo last week are being investigated by the SPCA. Lachlan spoke with Apollo Taito from Direct Animal Action about the incident and rodeo in Aotearoa more generally.

The Wire with Lachlan: Thursday 8th February

The Wire with Lachlan: Thursday 8th February The Wire with Lachlan: Thursday 8th February, 129.94 MB
Thu 8 Feb 2018

On today's Wire we spoke to Minister for Corrections Kelvin Davis, as well as Green party co-leadership candidates Marama Davidson and Julie Anne Genter. For our Wire Worry Week, Jemima talked with lecturer Tamsin Hanly about her work with Critical Histories of Aoteroa. Lachlan also talked to Direct Animal Action spokesperson Apollo Taito about the group's opposition to rodeo. Finally we've got regular feature, This Day in History, which takes us back to the Ramadan Revolution of 1963 in the Republic of Iraq.

This Day in History: 1963

This Day in History: 1963 This Day in History: 1963, 28.11 MB
Thu 8 Feb 2018

This Day in History looks at the 1963 Ramadan Revolution in the Republic of Iraq, which saw the overthrow of Prime Minister Abd al-Karim Qasim by his former allies.

Is Space X on the forefront of space travel?

Is Space X on the forefront of space travel? Is Space X on the forefront of space travel?, 3.65 MB
Wed 7 Feb 2018

Producer Will Parsonson takes us through this mornings Falcon Heavy launch from Space X. Is this launch as groundbreaking as some might say or is just the next step in a series of small ventures from Space X? It's too hard to make any calls just yet, so its up to you to work out if Elon Musk is too confident in his bid to be the first to send people to mars, or maybe, just maybe he's about to change humanity for good. Only time will tell.