Deborah Rundle joins Theo in the first hour of the show to discuss On My Volcano Grows the Grass, Deborah's exhibition at Parasite Gallery. Tom Tuke calls in for a quick chat about Zinefest, before Emily Parr comes in to talk about Surfacing, her exhibition at the Physics Room. It's a jam-packed show, but there's still time for plenty of tunes, including Womb, Swamp Dogg, and Don Cherry.
Don Cherry - Kick (Single) feat. Brion Gysin
Girls - Lust for Life
Swamp Dogg - Sleeping Without You Is A Dragg feat. Justin Vernon and Jenny Lewis
Brent Eccles of Aotearoa glam-rock legends Space Waltz popped in for a chat about the band ahead of the Other's Way Festival in september. Tune in to hear about the origins of the group, what to expect from their upcoming show and to hear a brand new unreleased track!
A recent proposing from an NCEA working group has suggested incorporating Mātauranga Māori into the high school science curriculum. The proposal has received a considerable amount of backlash, including from a number of University of Auckland academics.
Noah Ferguson-Dudding spoke to National MP Christopher Luxon to discuss why he has criticised parts of the plan. He also spoke to Dr Lucy Stewart, from the New Zealand Association of Scientists, to discuss how Mātauranga Māori interacts with Western science.
First Union and E Tū are filing a case to the employment court to advocate for better rights for Uber drivers. The current system, where drivers are contractors rather than workers, means drivers are not entitled to rights such as sick leave, holiday pay or a guaranteed minimum wage.
Noah Ferguson-Dudding spoke to Anita Rosentreter from First Union about why the unions are going to court. Noah also spoke to Mea'ole Keil, a Wellington-based Uber driver who is also advocating for change.
A recent working group proposal to incorporate Mātauranga Māori into the NCEA system has generated some backlash. Noah Ferguson-Dudding spoke to National MP Christopher Luxon about the proposal, and why he believes other changes to the education system should be prioritised.