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This Weeks Bits: Sunday, 29th of October, 2017

This Weeks Bits: Sunday, 29th of October, 2017 This Weeks Bits: Sunday, 29th of October, 2017, 14 MB
Sun 29 Oct 2017

The Digital Dilemma

The Digital Dilemma The Digital Dilemma , 24.3 MB
Fri 27 Oct 2017

A recent survey conducted by Microsoft shows that 76% of New Zealanders expect their employers to close the digital gap. Producer Laura talks with Microsoft’s Office Productivity Business Group Leader,  Mark Walton, on how the digital age is affecting workplaces in New Zealand.

 

Scott Figenshow(s) the Wire the benefits of community housing

Scott Figenshow(s) the Wire the benefits of community housing Scott Figenshow(s) the Wire the benefits of community housing , 19.97 MB
Fri 27 Oct 2017

Producer Conor Chats Community Housing with Scott Figenshow from Community Housing Aotearoa, about how community housing projects can play a big part in the housing Kiwis under the new government.

Counting down to plastic bag free 2018

Counting down to plastic bag free 2018 Counting down to plastic bag free 2018, 9.38 MB
Fri 27 Oct 2017

James Walker, Countdown Spokesperson, chats to Kelly about the supermarket chain's recent initiative to ban the single-use plastic bag by the end of 2018. They chatted implementation stratergy and why the ban is not immediate. 

Labouring over the TPPA

Labouring over the TPPA Labouring over the TPPA, 16.57 MB
Thu 26 Oct 2017

Lachlan spoke with Dr Jane Kelsey from the University of Auckland Law School about Labour's involvement in the new TPPA deal without the United States.

Who's who in the new cabinet

Who's who in the new cabinet Who's who in the new cabinet, 17.09 MB
Thu 26 Oct 2017

Lachlan discussed Jacinda Ardern's recent portfolio appointments with political commentator Rod Oram. They also talk about NZ First's 13 positions along with how the Green party fits in.

Te Ururoa Flavell on the future of the māori Party

Te Ururoa Flavell on the future of the maori Party Te Ururoa Flavell on the future of the maori Party, 30.72 MB
Thu 26 Oct 2017

As our new parliamnet forms, there is a notable absence in representation from the Maori Party, who failed to win any of the Maori seats on September 23rd, after Tamati Coffey beat out Maori Co-Leader Te Ururoa Flavell for the Waiariki seat.

 

Earlier I Spoke with Te Ururoa on the future for the Maori Party after this election, and the place of the maori seats and the Labour MPs who fill them.

 

Nick Sawhney on Trump and the Republican tax reform

Nick Sawhney on Trump and the Republican tax reform Nick Sawhney on Trump and the Republican tax reform, 15.24 MB
Thu 26 Oct 2017

The Wire with Harry: Thursday 26th of October

The Wire with Harry: Thursday 26th of October The Wire with Harry: Thursday 26th of October, 127.56 MB
Thu 26 Oct 2017

On today's Wire we have journalist Rod Oram talking about the new ministerial line-up, as well as former MP Te Ururoa Flavell on Maori representation in parliament.

Lachlan speaks to Dr Jane Kelsey, from the University of Auckland's Law Faculty, about the future of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, and we have our regular State of the States feature with Nick Sawhney.

Finally we have This Day in History, which takes us back to 1955 and the creation of the Republic of Vietnam.

This Day in History: 1955

This Day in History: 1955 This Day in History: 1955, 15.95 MB
Thu 26 Oct 2017

This Day in History is the 26th of September 1955:

The Republic of Vietnam is formed after Prime Minister Ngo Dien Diem wins a disputed referendum with 98.2% of the vote, after the withdrawal of French colonial forces.