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Dear Science: Asparagus, moles and the periodic table

Dear Science: Asparagus, moles and the periodic table Dear Science: Asparagus, moles and the periodic table, 12.47 MB
Wed 14 Feb 2018

On todays Dear Science, AUT's Allan Blackman talks to us about how asparagus has been found to effect the metabolisation of cancer cells in breast cancer patients. We also talk about Moles, not the skin growth nor the burrowing mammal, but the unit of measurement. Finally we discuss how 2019 will be the year of the periodic table, and Will makes some good suggestions for Allans plans to celebrate the famous chemistry tool.

The Cross Street Markets

The Cross Street Markets The Cross Street Markets, 5.5 MB
Tue 13 Feb 2018

Producer Leonard Powell caught up with Alison Reid, co-founder of the Cross Street Markets. Alison discusses how the markets came to be, what you can expect at them, and also her view on the changing dynamic of Karangahape Road.

New Zealand's Housing and Homeless Hangover

New Zealand's Housing and Homeless Hangover New Zealand's Housing and Homeless Hangover , 11.21 MB
Mon 12 Feb 2018

Housing Minister Phil Twyford has revealed the findings of his housing stock report. The report revealed New Zealand's housing and homelessness issues are worse than first feared with a shortage of emergency housing and a lack of affordable housing two of the main concerns. Reporter Sam Smith discusses the findings of the report and what needs to be done in response. 

Andrew Eruiti on Abuse Investigation

Andrew Eruiti on Abuse Investigation Andrew Eruiti on Abuse Investigation, 1.03 KB
Mon 12 Feb 2018

The new government has launched a royal commission into the treatment of children in state care from 1950 to the end of 1999. Andrew Eruiti, an academic at the University of Auckland’s law school, is part of a group of law academics getting involved in this investigation with the aim of ensuring victims, including maori and disabled groups, are adequately compensated. Lillian Hanly talked to Andrew and started by asking why a group of academics have called for an inquiry.

Taxable Cryptocurrencies

Taxable Cryptocurrencies Taxable Cryptocurrencies, 8.1 MB
Mon 12 Feb 2018

Terry Baucher is the director of Baucher Consulting Limited, a specialist tax consultancy. Late last year he published an article on cryptocurrencies and the need for tax reform in relation to them. Before asking how we could tax cryptocurrencies, Mary-Margaret started by getting Terry to explain the basics of cryptocurrencies.

The Wire with Joel: Monday February 12th, 2018

The Wire with Joel: Monday February 12th, 2018 The Wire with Joel: Monday February 12th, 2018, 96.59 MB
Mon 12 Feb 2018

Joel Thomas hosts The Wire with Mary-Margaret Slack, and Sam Smith this Monday in which:

Lillian Hanly talks to Auckland Uni law professor Andrew Eruiti about the royal commission into the treatment of children in state care.

Joel talks to Green Party co-leader James Shaw about his time in Waitangi and the inclusion of gender identity and sexual orientation on the 2023 census.

Sam Smith runs through his findings of the newly released housing stocktake report ordered by the Government.

And Mary-Margaret Slack talks to tax consultant Terry Baucher about the taxing of cryptocurrencies.

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. 

Animal Cruelty. Yeah? Nah?

Animal Cruelty. Yeah? Nah? Yeah? Nah? , 19.51 MB
Fri 9 Feb 2018

 

Former MP Michael Laws, who is now the media spokesperson for NZ Rodeo Cowboys Association talks with Kelly about the treatment of animals in rodeos and the contentious issue of animal exploitation. 

 

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.