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Expanding the CPTPP w/ David Parker: January 19, 2019

Expanding the CPTPP w/ David Parker: January 19, 2019 Expanding the CPTPP w/ David Parker: January 19, 2019, 12.74 MB
Mon 21 Jan 2019

The first commission meeting of the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) took place this week with a number of issues discussed including the expanding of the deal. Jemima speaks to Minister of Trade and Export Growth David Parker about the CPTPP and what an expansion could mean for New Zealand.

The Wire with Jemima: January 21, 2019

The Wire with Jemima: January 21, 2019 The Wire with Jemima: January 21, 2019, 104.46 MB
Mon 21 Jan 2019

This week on the Monday Wire Jemima speaks to Chlöe Swarbrick about the impact of the housing crisis on youth mental health. bFM reporter Oscar Perress speaks to Ricardo Menendez March from Auckland Action Againt Poverty about the Ministry of Social Development's recent report. Lachlan speaks with Minister of Police Stuart Nash about police pursuit procedure and bFM reporter Bevan Tucker speaks to People Against Prisons Aotearoa for their opinion on the topic. Chloe Ann King and Jessica Buchanan talk about Raise the Bar, a new hospitality workers union as part of a larger report on the conditions of hospitality coming in later weeks. Jemima talks to Trade and Export Growth Minister David Parker about changes to the CPTPP. Finally, we have a chat about Auckland Anniversary Day and what that's all about. 

A broken welfare system and the rise of hardship grants: January 21, 2019

A broken welfare system and the rise of hardship grants: January 21, 2019 A broken welfare system and the rise of hardship grants: January 21, 2019, 15.85 MB
Mon 21 Jan 2019

Producer Oscar speaks with AAAP's Ricardo Mendndez-March about the increase in the number of people applying for hardship grants.

Contraceptives with Dr. Helen Paterson: 18th of January 2019

Contraceptives with Dr. Helen Paterson: 18th of January 2019 Helen Paterson: 18th of January 2019, 6.71 MB
Fri 18 Jan 2019

A recent study by the University of Otago finds that knowledge on effective contraceptives is lower than we think, with little information on longer-lasting forms such as implants and IUDs . The study found most teenage girls learn about contraceptives from their peers, and so knowledge is generally passed on and limited. I gave Dr Helen Paterson a call, who is- the lead researcher for the study, to talk about the survey and their findings.

 

Endurance of Religion with Dr. John Shaver: 18th of January 2019

Endurance of Religion with Dr. John Shaver: 18th of January 2019 John Shaver: 18th of January 2019, 8.75 MB
Fri 18 Jan 2019

Scholars have predicted the demise of religion for a long time, yet it appears that in the 21st-century religion is on the rise, a global trend expected to exceed 50 years. The answer, it seems, is down to childcare. While most child supervision can be stressful & expensive, religious communities tend to have greater support for families than secular communities, which leads to larger families. I talked to Doctor John Shaver, head of religious studies at the University of Otago, who gave me some insight into the resilience of religion.

"Turtle Soup" with Angie Harvey: 18th of January 2019

"Turtle Soup" with Angie Harvey: 18th of January 2019 "Turtle Soup" with Angie Harvey: 18th of January 2019, 5.89 MB
Fri 18 Jan 2019

Turtle rescuers around New Zealand are calling for bans to turtle breeding. Most rescues are over crowded with Auckland's Rescue Reptile having over 100 turtles in their care. Angie Harvey the owner of Auckland's Rescue Reptile speaks about why she believes turtle breeding should banned.

"Depression Is Not a Mental Illness" with Kevin Billet: 18th of January, 2019

"Depression Is Not a Mental Illness" with Kevin Billet: 18th of January, 2019 "Depression Is Not a Mental Illness" with Kevin Billet: 18th of January, 2019, 9.13 MB
Fri 18 Jan 2019

Author and Co-Founder of The Journey, Kevin Billet  discusses his stance on depression. He believes it is not a mental illness but is instead a mismanagement of emotions. He explains more about how he believes emotions are processed when someone has depression and what someone can do to address it. 

A Political Look at 2019 with Grant Duncan: 18th of January, 2019

A Political Look at 2019 with Grant Duncan: 18th of January, 2019 A Political Look at 2019 with Grant Duncan: 18th of January, 2019, 14.16 MB
Fri 18 Jan 2019

With the year of 2019 beginning, we attempt to take a look at what things we have to look forward to in the world of politics for the year. Associate Professor in Politics of Massey University, Grant Duncan discusses what 2019 could hold for us. He notes the a conservative party that could take out ACT. He also mentions the importance of voting in local elections as these elections impact local issues such as rate payers. Then he talks about how the living standards frame work impacting 2019 budget.

The Wire with Laura: 18th of January, 2019

The Wire with Laura: 18th of January, 2019 The Wire with Laura: 18th of January, 2019, 100.49 MB
Fri 18 Jan 2019

First up, Associate Professor of Massey University, Grant Duncan discussesa what we should be looking out for in politics in 2019. He notes the rise of a conservative party that could take out ACT, local elections and living standards frame work impacting 2019 budget.

Then, Producer, Louis Laws spoke with John Shaver about the recent report on the endurance of religion. Researchers saying it's linked to better child care within religious communities.

After that, Author and Co-Founder of The Journey, Kevin Billet  discusses his stance on depression. He believes it is not a mental illness but is instead a mismanagement of emotions.

Then, Louis spoke with Helen Paterson on the recent study into where teenagers are learning about contraception.

Finally, Angie Harvey from Auckland's rescue reptile speaks about why she believes turtle breeding should banned.

This day in history: 17th January, 2019

This day in history: 17th January, 2019 This day in history: 17th January, 2019, 25.14 MB
Thu 17 Jan 2019

This day in history takes us back to 1961 for the execution of Congolese President Patrice Lumumba.