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Mana For Men: Raising awareness for men's mental health: July 24, 2018

Mana For Men: Raising awareness for men's mental health: July 24, 2018 Mana For Men: Raising awareness for men's mental health: July 24, 2018, 8.19 MB
Tue 24 Jul 2018

It is no secret New Zealand has one of the highest suicide rates in the OECD and one in seven people will experience a major depressive episode in their life at some point. In these statistics men, in particular, are over-represented and for years the subject of mental health and opening up has been somewhat of a taboo subject for males. A group of university students have decided to change this. They have started a group called Mana For Men and are aiming to raise awareness around men’s mental health and encourage blokes to open up about their feelings. Sam Smith spoke to one of the founders Louis Laws.

 

International Desk With Conor: July 24th, 2018

International Desk with Conor: July 24th, 2018 International Desk with Conor: July 24th, 2018, 25.75 MB
Tue 24 Jul 2018

On the International Desk, Conor looks at the upcoming Zimbabwe general election and the unique circumstances surrounding it. He delves into the historical events that have led up to this moment and why after so many years of white minority rule and Mugabe-era brutality, Zimbabwe looks set to turn over a new leaf

The Wire with Mary-Margaret: July 24 2018

The Wire with Mary-Margaret: July 24 2018 The Wire with Mary-Margaret: July 24 2018, 66.75 MB
Tue 24 Jul 2018

Sam speaks to two uni students who have started ‘Mana for Men’, a collective for young men facing depression or anxiety where the group trains to run a marathon. In Conor’s international segment this week he’s looking into the Zimbabwe election. It’s Wire Worry Week and we’re focusing on substance use, abuse and legislation: Pearl Little speaks to Adam Winstock about music festival pill testing. And Oscar’s doing the green desk this week, he speaks to Dr Elvira Dommisse about the cycle of food production in Aotearoa.

New Manukau shelter w/ Ricardo Menédez March July 23, 2018

New Manukau shelter w/ Ricardo Menédez March July 23, 2018 New Manukau shelter w/ Ricardo Menédez March July 23, 2018, 7.02 MB
Mon 23 Jul 2018

The Auckland Council, the Salvation Army and Auckland Transport have introduced plans to open the doors of the Manukau Transport Centre overnight as a shelter for the homeless. Jemima spoke with Ricardo Menédez March from Auckland Action Against Poverty about the shelter plans and whether the shelter will apporpriately address poverty and homelessness. 

Driving loans off the road

Driving loans off the road Driving loans off the road, 17.05 MB
Mon 23 Jul 2018

The government has been looking to provide solutions to financial predators and loan sharks who specifically target low-socioeconomic communities with unfair loans and part of this process is a government forum with key Financial advisors. Leading one of these forums was Lyn McMorran from Financial Services Federation. Who came up with three schemes that potentially provide feasible financial options for vehicle accessibility.

Poverty and child health w/ Dr Jeff Brown: July 23, 2018

Poverty and child health w/ Dr Jeff Brown: July 23, 2018 Poverty and child health w/ Dr Jeff Brown: July 23, 2018, 8.27 MB
Mon 23 Jul 2018

The Association of Salaried Medical Specialists have released an article raising concerns about how poverty is incresingly affecting child health. Jemima spoke with MidCentral DHB paediatrician, Jeff Brown, about this concern and what needs to be done to prevent serious health conditions impacting New Zealand children. 

Ovens heating homes

Ovens heating homes Ovens heating homes, 6.73 MB
Mon 23 Jul 2018

A survey has been released by Salvation Army revealed that 10 percent of those who were surveyed were using an oven for heating and 45 percent went without heating. Producer Damian Rowe spoke to Salvation Army spokesperson Jono Bell about the survey and its findings.

 

The Wire with Jemima: July 23, 2018

The Wire with Jemima: July 23, 2018 The Wire with Jemima: July 23, 2018, 105.51 MB
Mon 23 Jul 2018

This week on the Monday Wire we had a very full show! Bailley began by speaking with Rebecca Occleston from the Beneficiary Advisory Service about Simon Bridge's comment on beneficiaries not meeting obligations. Damian talked to Financial Services Federation's, Lyn McMorran, about a proposed government forum for vehicle accessibility. Jemima then spoke with Ricardo Menendéz March from AAAP about the proposed Manukau Transport Centre homless shelter. Bailley interviewed the head of research at OCnsumer New Zealand, Jessica Wilson, about the Commerce Commission's law suit against Wilson Parking. Then Damian talked with the spokesperson for the Salvation Army, Jono Bell, about the organisation's survey on heating homes in winter. Finally, Jemima spoke with paediatrician Dr Jeff Brown about the impact of poverty on child health. Whew! 

The Wire with Kelly: Friday 20 July, 2018

The Wire with Kelly: Friday 20 July, 2018 The Wire with Kelly: Friday 20 July, 2018, 101.95 MB
Fri 20 Jul 2018

Has the shrew been tamed?

Has the shrew been tamed? Has the shrew been tamed? , 16.91 MB
Fri 20 Jul 2018

Producer Stewart has a chat with Dr Miles Gregory, the Founder and Artistic Director of the Pop-up Globe, and performer Penny Ashton about the controversy surrounding the upcoming Auckland season.