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Why is NZ the worst for homelessness?

Why is NZ the worst for homelessness? Why is NZ the worst for homelessness?, 11.18 MB
Mon 30 Apr 2018

According to various studies and reports, New Zealand has the worst homelessness rate in the OECD, basically meaning we’re the worst out of the rich countries.

Reuben McLaren speaks to University of Auckland academic Shiloh Groot about why homelessness is so bad in New Zealand and what can and should be done about it.

Do Banks Lie?

Do Banks Lie? Do Banks Lie?, 20.33 MB
Mon 30 Apr 2018

Life insurance and retirement savings provider AMP has over 4 million customers across Australia and New Zealand. AMP began hearings with the royal commission in Australia, after the commission became aware that AMP had lied to Australia’s corporate watchdog for a decade. So much evidence came out in the first few days of hearings that AMP’s CEO resigned. Mary-Margaret Slack spoke to business journalist Rod Oram to find out more.

The Wire with Reuben: Monday 30th April

The Wire with Reuben: Monday 30th April The Wire with Reuben: Monday 30th April, 75.19 MB
Mon 30 Apr 2018

Lucy Austin speaks to David Ciurlionis from the Auckland City Mission about the current food deficit and the record number of food parcels being given out.

Reuben McLaren catch's up with Green Party co-leader James Shaw. They discuss the draft productivity commission report and electric vehicles as well as the putting up a candidate for the Northcote by-election.

We also have Southern Cross where we’ll learn about Pacific research and strategy, media freedom and Facebook censorship

Mary-Margaret asks Rod Oram about the AMP financial scandal in Australia, and if there are implications for New Zealand

Reuben also speaks to Shiloh Groot, an Auckland University academic about why homelessness is so bad in New Zealand.

Auckland City Mission- Food Crisis

Auckland City Mission- Food Crisis Auckland City Mission- Food Crisis, 17.27 MB
Mon 30 Apr 2018

Auckland city mission are currently overwhelmed with requests for food parcels. For this month alone they have given out over 1,150 food parcels. With the numbers increasing rapidly, Lucy Austin spoke to David Ciurleonous from the mission to find out a bit more about the issue and what needs to be done to help. If you would like to donate food to the mission you can drop it off on Hobson street, or at the New World supermarkets at Victoria park and Devonport.

 

The Wire with Kelly: April 27 2018

The Wire with Kelly: April 27 2018 The Wire with Kelly: April 27 2018, 109.97 MB
Fri 27 Apr 2018

Rachel McDonald from Radio Adelaide catches us up on everything that's happening accross the ditch. She tells Kelly about the public reaction of the new 'Avengers' movie being released on a memorial holiday, and some of the changes to finance and policy for disability care in the upcoming budget. 

For Wire Worry Week, Producer Laura speaks with David McBride, an associate professor at Otago University, who is conducting research into the management of mental and physical health of veterans. In light of the Government's recent announcement for a $1.1 million grant, we look into New Zealand's shortcomings around the care of our veterans. 

Te Roopu Nahinara, The National Party MP Jami-Lee Ross chats to Kelly about the newly announced $28 billion Auckland Transport Alignment Project. He chats criticisms and improvements, and why he thinks Labour are taking the most expensive route. 

Producer Will Parsonson speaks to Murray Sherwin, chief of the productivity commision, about the recent report on the future of climate based policy in New Zealand. The report details the steps the government and our community as a whole must take to tackle one of the biggest challenges our generation faces.

Tess Barnett talks to Rose Hope, owner of K roads's very own Bread and Butter Letter, a vintage clothing shop focused on socially positive consumerism. Rose chats to Tess about concious consumerism and how she sees the effects of consumerism. 

Where next? New Zealand's Climate woes begin to be tackled.

Where next? New Zealand's climate woes begin to be tackled. , 16.36 MB
Fri 27 Apr 2018

Producer Will Parsonson speaks to Murray Sherwin, chief of the productivity commision, about the recent report on the future of climate based policy in New Zealand. The report details the steps the government and our community as a whole must take to tackle one of the biggest challenges our generation faces.

Wearing Bread and Butter, more comfortable than it sounds.

Wearing Bread and Butter, more comfortable than it sounds. , 26.66 MB
Fri 27 Apr 2018

Tess Barnett talks to Rose Hope, owner of K roads's very own Bread and Butter Letter, a vintage clothing shop focused on socially positive consumerism. Rose chats to Tess about concious consumerism and how she sees the effects of consumerism. 

Veterans: Are We Meeting Their Needs?

Veterans: Are We Meeting Their Needs? Veterans: Are We Meeting Their Needs?, 15.14 MB
Fri 27 Apr 2018

Producer Laura, speaks with David McBride, an associate professor of Otago University, who is conducting research into the management of mental and physical health of veterans. In light of Government's recent announcement for a 1.1 million dollar grant, we look into New Zealand's shortcomings around the care of our veterans. 

Neutral Corner: The Novichok affair

Neutral Corner: The Novichok affair Neutral Corner: The Novichok affair, 15.93 MB
Thu 26 Apr 2018

With the fallout from an alleged Russian poisoning attack ongoing, Neutral Corner contrasts the rival coverage given by the BBC and RT.

What impact can political corruption have on society?

What impact can political corruption have on society? What impact can political corruption have on society?, 40.56 MB
Thu 26 Apr 2018

What impact can political corruption have on society? What effect will the allegations against U.S. President Donald Trump, his family, and his associates have on government and society in the United States? Maria Armoudian discusses the potential consequences of the ongoing investigation into Donald Trump with Matthew Stephenson and Richard Gordon.


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