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The Wire and Laura: 19th October, 2018

The Wire and Laura: 19th October, 2018 The Wire and Laura: 19th October, 2018, 98.43 MB
Fri 19 Oct 2018

The National Party with Amy Adams: 19th October, 2018

The National Party with Amy Adams: 19th October, 2018 The National Party with Amy Adams: 19th October, 2018, 38.32 MB
Fri 19 Oct 2018

Whaddaya Know? People speak on: The National Party

Whaddaya Know? People speak on: The National Party Whaddaya Know? People speak on: The National Party, 3.87 MB
Fri 19 Oct 2018

In light of the National Party's recent scandal, Jenn took to the University of Auckland footpath to see how the past week has affected opinions or positions.

The Community Garden; Talking to Movespace: October 18, 2018

The Community Garden; Talking to Movespace: October 18, 2018 The Community Garden; Talking to Movespace: October 18, 2018 , 32.1 MB
Thu 18 Oct 2018

This week on The Community Garden, Oscar Perress talks to Kiran, from Movespace on Dominion Road about Community, Placemaking and Movespace itself.  

"Two Chinese would be nice": 18th October, 2018

"Two Chinese would be nice": 18th October, 2018 "Two Chinese would be nice": 18th October, 2018, 21.47 MB
Thu 18 Oct 2018

In the aftermath of former National MP Jami-Lee Ross releasing a secretly recorded tape between him and former leader Simon Bridges, the Thursday Wire team listens to an excerpt from the recording, as well as Bridges' reaction to it. 

A promising future - lifting the cap on gender affirmation surgery: October 18, 2018

A promising future - lifting the cap on gender affirmation surgery: October 18, 2018 A promising future - lifting the cap on gender affirmation surgery: October 18, 2018, 13.46 MB
Thu 18 Oct 2018

The Government has announced it will remove the cap on gender affirmation surgeries for trans people in Aotearoa. Previously, the cap stood at 4 surgeries every 2 years, leaving many on the over 100 person waitlist feeling deeply discouraged. Lachlan spoke with Ahi Wi Hongi from gender minorities Aotearoa about the cap being lifted.

 

This day in history: 18th October, 2018

This day in history: 18th October, 2018 This day in history: 18th October, 2018, 19.9 MB
Thu 18 Oct 2018

This day in history looks at the 2007 Karsaz bombing in Karachi, Pakistan, which targeted People's Party leader Benazir Bhutto. Although it failed to kill Bhutto, the first female Prime Minister of Pakistan would be assassinated later that year.

The Wire with Lachlan: October 18, 2018

The Wire with Lachlan: October 18, 2018 The Wire with Lachlan: October 18, 2018, 101.8 MB
Thu 18 Oct 2018

First up on today's Wire we discuss the fallout from Jami-Lee Ross' secret recording of Simon Bridges, then Oscar unveils his new segment, Community Garden, this week speaking to Kieran from movespace. Andrew Little joins Lachlan for their regular chat, talking post prison support and the government’s response to an Israeli court ordering New Zealanders to pay a fine for encouraging Lorde to cancel a concert in Tel Aviv. Lachland also speaks with Ahi from gender minorities Aoteaora about the governemnet removing the cap on gender affirmation surgery, and finally, this day in history returns to look at the 2007 bombing in Karsaz, in Karachi Pakistan.

Interview: Justine Sachs on fines from Israel: October 17, 2018

Interview: Justine Sachs on fines from Israel: October 17, 2018 Interview: Justine Sachs on fines from Israel: October 17, 2018, 7.78 MB
Wed 17 Oct 2018

Justine Sachs is a co-founder of Dayenu, which is a group of young New Zealand Jews against the occupation of Palestine. Sachs is also one of the co-authors of the open letter to Lorde urging her not to perform in Tel Aviv. Following the cancellation of Lorde’s concert, some Israeli teenagers took the case to court hoping to seek damages. This week, Justine and Nadia Abu-Shanab (the other co-author) became aware that they had been ordered by an Israeli court to pay ‘compensation’ of more than $18,000 dollars. This lawsuit is possible after the passing of legislation in 2011 that allows individuals or companies impacted by the Boycott Divest and Sanction movement to sue for damages in Israeli courts. Instead of paying the fine, Nadia and Justine decided to create a fundraising campaign which would be donated to the Gaza Mental Health Foundation. A statement from the give a little page says, ‘The foundation will send donations in their entirety to organisations which are providing vital mental health support to the traumatised families of the Gaza Strip. Emotional distress is a lived reality for Palestinians in Gaza, where over half of children suffer PTSD as a result of Israeli military attacks.’ I got in touch with Justine to find out more and started by asking for some context around the letter to Lorde.

Just an update on that amount, I spoke with Justine yesterday and it is now up to $36,629.00. And if you want to check it out for yourself, just google Help Justine and Nadia raise money for mental health in Gaza