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The Saturday Mixtape with Sam: September 24, 2022

The Saturday Mixtape with Sam: September 24, 2022 The Saturday Mixtape with Sam: September 24, 2022, 215.76 MB
Sat 24 Sep 2022

This week's show featured new music from Suede, The Beths, Weyes Blood, Troy Kingi, Khruangbin and Vieux Farka Touré, The Comet is Coming and more.            

Long Player: Jim Nothing 'In The Marigolds'

Long Player: Jim Nothing 'In The Marigolds' Long Player: Jim Nothing 'In The Marigolds', 55.26 MB
Sat 24 Sep 2022

Jim Nothing chats to Hunter about tracks from 'In The Marigolds', for Long Player, thanks to NZ On Air Music! 

Totally Wired with Hunter: September 24, 2022

Totally Wired with Hunter: September 24, 2022 Totally Wired with Hunter: September 24, 2022, 411.32 MB
Sat 24 Sep 2022

Land of The Good Groove Sept 23, 2022

Land of The Good Groove Sept 23, 2022.mp3 mp3, 115.58 MB
Fri 23 Sep 2022

Morning Glory with Lucia: Friday 23 September

Morning Glory with Lucia: Friday 23 September Morning Glory with Lucia: Friday 23 September, 212.8 MB
Fri 23 Sep 2022

City Counselling w/ Pippa Coom: September 23rd, 2022

City Counselling w/ Pippa Coom: September 23rd, 2022 City Counselling w/ Pippa Coom: September 23rd, 2022, 14.9 MB
Fri 23 Sep 2022

As we are in the midst of local election voting, councillors are beginning to wrap up their terms with Final Reports. 

Pippa Coom, the councillor for Waitematā and Gulf, has recently released her own report on the achievements she’s made and issues she’s encountered over the past three years.
As a part of their fortnightly chats on City Counselling, Liam and Pippa had a kōrero about the report and what she’s looking to do if re-elected.

They also spoke more broadly about the local elections, as well as ongoing climate strikes happening around the country today.

 

The Wire w/ Liam: September 23rd, 2022

The Wire w/ Liam: September 23rd, 2022 The Wire w/ Liam: September 23rd, 2022, 100.45 MB
Fri 23 Sep 2022

Today on the Friday Wire:

Liam spoke to Pippa Coom on their regular City Counselling Segment, chatting about her final report of this council term and the upcoming local elections. 

David spoke to Rebekah Graham from Parents of Vision Impaired about food insecurity amongst some of our country’s poorest people.

Liam also had a chat with Steve Thomas from Arts on Tour about arts funding in Aotearoa New Zealand.

David talked to Corrine Sales from Victoria University of Wellington about the Ukrainian language.

And finally Liam had a chat with the University of Canterbury’s Michelle LaRue about her research using satellites to understand wendell seal populations.

Arts Funding Cuts w/ Steve Thomas from Arts On Tour NZ: September 23rd, 2022

Arts Funding Cuts w/ Steve Thomas from Arts On Tour NZ: September 23rd, 2022 Arts Funding Cuts w/ Steve Thomas from Arts On Tour NZ: September 23rd, 2022, 19.3 MB
Fri 23 Sep 2022

Various art groups from throughout New Zealand have recently had their funding cut back by Creative NZ, in the midst of the government entities extension of their Kahikatea Scheme.

This includes the Shakespeare globe theatre, an artist residency at the home of painter Colin McCahon, and the Arts On Tour NZ .

The scheme has brought in important new talent for funding, but the letting go of groups who’ve received funding in the ast has raised questions about expanding arts funding.

To learn more, Liam had a chat with Steve Thomas, the artistic director of Arts on Tour, about how they’re planning to adapt.

 

Spying Seals From Space w/ Doctor Michelle LaRue: September 23rd, 2022

Spying Seals From Space w/ Doctor Michelle LaRue: September 23rd, 2022 Spying Seals From Space w/ Doctor Michelle LaRue: September 23rd, 2022, 22.62 MB
Fri 23 Sep 2022

A years-long research project  has recently concluded, providing an understanding of the number of Weddell seals in Antarctica. 

The project involved the usage of satellites, which researchers made public and asked volunteers to count the number of seals in the continent.

In their final report of the findings, researchers discovered that the number of seals was much lower than initially thought.

Liam had a chat with Dr Michelle LaRue, an associate professor of Gateway Antarctica at the University of Canterbury, about the findings.

 

Food Insecurity w/ Rebekah Graham: September 23rd, 2022

Food Insecurity w/ Rebekah Graham: September 23rd, 2022 Food Insecurity w/ Rebekah Graham: September 23rd, 2022, 12.94 MB
Fri 23 Sep 2022

Food insecurity impacts thousands of New Zealand families every week.

However, the myth that people aren’t making the right life choices still exists.

David spoke to Rebekah Graham from Parents of Vision Impaired about the issue.