The government has just announced a deal with the company Amazon worth hundreds of millions of dollars. Amazon is currently producing a TV series based on Lord of the Rings, and the government is granting millions in subsidies. Noah Ferguson-Dudding reports on the implications of the deal.
Ayana talks to Lily Chen from Auckland Feminist Action about the March Against Sexual Violence this Sunday after it was postponed due to bad weather last weekend. They chat about the march and intersectional feminism.
Action on Smoking and Health's Director Deborah Hart spoke to Justin about the Ministry of Health's proposed plans to acheive Smokefree 2025.
International Desk reports on Japan's decision to release one million tonnes of waste water into the Pacific from Fukushima's Daiichi nuclear power plant, with the University of Auckland's Dr David Krofcheck explaining the science behind it.
Neighbourhood Watch reports on allegations against Australia's most decorated soldier Ben Roberts-Smith and Prime Minister Scott Morrison's refusal to apologize over allegations of bullying.
The Ministry of Health has released a proposal on an action plan to achieve Smokefree by 2025, suggesting policies including licensing certain retailers and gradually lifting the smoking legal age. Action on Smoke and Health's (ASH) Director Deborah Hart spoke to Justin Wong.
International Desk reports on Japan's decision to release a million tonnes of wastewater from the Daiichi power plant into the sea, with Dr David Krofcheck of the University of Auckland explaining the science behind it.
Neighbourhood Watch reports on allegations that Australia's most decorated soldier Ben Roberts-Smith concealing evidence and threatening witnesses for a war crimes investigation, and Prime Minister Scott Morrison refusing to apologize to former Australia Post CEO Christine Holgate, who accused the former of bullying.
Aaaaaaahhhhh another week of Dear Science! Thisweek James and Aneeka discuss the AstraVeneca COVID-19 vaccine & probability, changing the laws of physics and Yuri Gagarin going into orbit 60 years ago.