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The Wire with Laura: 16th November, 2018

The Wire with Laura: 16th November, 2018 The Wire with Laura: 16th November, 2018, 110.08 MB
Fri 16 Nov 2018

First Up, Te Roopu Nahinara, National Party Member Amy Adams joins Laura Kvigstad to speak about the recent announcement to reopen the pike river mines.

 

Then Grace speaks with Unicef’s executive director Vivian Maiderborn about the humanitarian crisis in Yemen and what people can do to help.

Next, Sam Smith tells us all about how needles in fruit are in the news, AGAIN.

Following that, Sherry Zhang talks to Breakingboundaries volunteer Jesse Lee on advocating for the transgender community as part of transgender awareness week.

Finally,  Jennifer Rose Tamati put together a report together on cultural representation and diversity at the New Zealand Music Awards.

 

Jenn "Representing" at The New Zealand Music Awards

Jenn "Representing" at The New Zealand Music Awards Jenn "Representing" at The New Zealand Music Awards , 3.9 MB
Fri 16 Nov 2018

Producer, Jennifer Rose Tamati was media at the Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards last night - and as a result of the afterparty she has completely lost her voice. She wrote a report on diversity and representation at the awards for someone else voice. She documents the narrative of diversity and representation that is becoming increasingly prioritised at the New Zealand Music Awards. 

Biggest Humanitarian Crisis in One Hundred Years: Yemen

Biggest Humanitarian Crisis in One Hundred Years: Yemen Biggest Humanitarian Crisis in One Hundred Years: Yemen, 5.82 MB
Fri 16 Nov 2018

Producer, Grace Watson talks with Unicef’s New Zealand's executive director, Vivian Maidaborn, about the current humanitarian crisis in Yemen. The country is currently on the brink of what is being called the worst crisis in one hundred years as fourteen million people are at risk of famine as a result of a civil war that began in 2015.

Transgender Awareness Week with Jessie Lee: 16th November, 2018

Transgender Awareness Week with Jessie Lee: 16th November, 2018 Transgender Awareness Week with Jessie Lee: 16th November, 2018, 7.16 MB
Fri 16 Nov 2018

This week is transgender awareness week, and Sherry spoke to Breaking Boundaries volunteer Jesse Lee on their role within the community. Jesse is an events technician with Breaking Boundaries; a creative arts charity for queer and transgender people. There is a trigger warning for mental health and suicide, so please take care.

This day in history: 15th November, 2018

This day in history: 15th November, 2018 This day in history: 15th November, 2018, 34.95 MB
Thu 15 Nov 2018

This day in history looks at the 1985 Anglo-Irish Agreement, which took place after an intensification of The Troubles.

The Wire with Lachlan: November 15, 2018

The Wire with Lachlan: November 15, 2018 The Wire with Lachlan: November 15, 2018, 128.05 MB
Thu 15 Nov 2018

On today's Wire, Lachlan and Oscar bring you a special report on lime scooters. Community Garden looks at Hubzero, speaking with Tara. Andrew Little joins us for his regular chat, this week discussing prisoner voting rights and Pike River mine re-entry. Finally, Ben brings us This Day in History on the Ango-Irish Agreement of 1985.

Lemon, Lime and Bitter Responses to E-Scooters: November 15, 2018

Lemon, Lime and Bitter Responses to E-Scooters: November 15, 2018 Lemon, Lime and Bitter Responses to E-Scooters: November 15, 2018, 22.79 MB
Thu 15 Nov 2018

Thursday Wire Host Lachlan and his producer, Oscar scoot right into the debate on the endangerment of public safety from the zesty new craze of LimeS, and the like, in Auckland. 

The Wire with Lillian: November 14, 2018

The Wire with Lillian: November 14, 2018 The Wire with Lillian: November 14, 2018, 115.84 MB
Wed 14 Nov 2018

On today's Wire:

For Dear Science, we talk about the changing weight of kilograms, measuring the earth’s mass and growing plants with the help of music.  

Lillian talks to Tracey Martin from NZ First today, who is the Associate Minister of Education, on the Teachers Strikes.

Lisa reports on the current industrial actions in Courts around the country.

We hear from Laura O’Connell Rapira and Kate Collyns from Action Station about a programme they have run called Tauiwi Tautoko.

Report: Tauiwi Tautoko with Action Station: 14 November, 2018

Report: Tauiwi Tautoko with Action Station: 14 November, 2018 Report: Tauiwi Tautoko with Action Station: 14 November, 2018, 23.55 MB
Wed 14 Nov 2018

Laura O’Connell Rapira is the director of Action Station which is an independent, crowdfunded, community campaigning organisation. Recently, the organisation created a programme called Tauiwi Tautoko which gave non-Māori, or tauiwi, the opportunity to undergo training in order to be able to combat racism toward tangata Māori online. Lillian Hanly spoke with Laura about the programme, as well as Kate Collyns who was a volunteer on the programme. 

Court workers' strike: November 14, 2018

Court workers' strike: November 14, 2018 Court workers' strike: November 14, 2018, 17.88 MB
Wed 14 Nov 2018

After months of negotiation with the Ministry of Justice, the court workers' strikes are escalating, and disruption arise all around the country. 

Producer Lisa Boudet recaps where each sides stands, and looks at the consequences of a lengthy industrial action.