The Wire with Zazi and Frances: August 25, 2021
The Wire with Zazi and Frances: August 25, 2021The Wire with Zazi and Frances: August 25, 2021
This week on the Wednesday Wire, Zazi Hewlett and Frances Wright are once again working remotely from home as the country remains in Level 4 Lockdown, with Jemima hosting the show and bringing us the news.
The show kicks off with Frances speaking to Tali Willliams, who is the Secretary for Retail, Finance and Commerce at FIRST Union, discussing the impact that the New Zealand lockdown has had on supermarket workers.
Frances also has her regular segment Dear Science with Marcus Jones. They discuss the waning effectiveness of COVID vaccines against the Delta variant; talk about massive volcanoes which could cool earth; and then last but not least talk about a genetic pattern thay offers clues about the evolution of homosexuality.
Zazi then speaks to Kerri Nuku from the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO), as well as a Senior Nurse who is working through the Level 4 Lockdown, about nurses and other health care workers working in the renewed COVID-19 climate. They discuss safety measures, understaffing and what the public can do to show their support to all health care workers.
Finally Zazi has her regular catch-up with ACT's Brooke van Velden, this week talking about the Parliament sittings being suspended for the week as well as an update on Brooke’s opinion regarding Level 4 Lockdown.