The Wire w/ Jess: March 8, 2023
The Wire w/ Jessica: March 8, 2023The Wire w/ Jess: March 8, 2023
On The Wire this Rāapa Wednesday!
Jess interviews NZ Drug Foundation Harm Reduction Manager, Phil Glaser, about their free, confidential drug checking clinic happening near the University of Auckland campus tomorrow. Jess also talks to the COO of pet insurance specialist PD Insurance, Michelle Le Long about their Lead the Way initiative with the Department of Conservation to help dog owners become more aware of Aotearoa’s sensitive coastlines.
Joe Wickins speaks to Assistant Professor of History at Texas Tech University, Daniella McCahey, about Sir Edmund Hillary’s Trans-Antarctic Expedition and how it may have set us apart from the rest of the Commonwealth.
Arno speaks to Associate Professor Kelly Burrowes of the Auckland Bioengineering Institute on a potential prescription restriction for vaping in New Zealand. He also chats to University of Otago professor and Fukushima Daiichi disaster expert Karly Burch on Japan’s dumping of toxic wastewater into the Pacific, and Professor Janet Stephenson, Director of the Centre for Sustainability at the University of Auckland, on the struggles Maori face when it comes to managed retreat and planned relocation. Finally, Arno interviews Sally Cory, head of Veterinary Service for the NZVA, on protecting pets post-flooding.
That's us for the Wednesday Wire!