Following the release of a report that declares our housing crisis as a "human rights crisis", Ilena talks to Aaron Hendry, the youth housing team leader for Lifewise, and Michael Rehm, a Senior Lecturer in Property at the University of Auckland. They talk about what the implications of this declaration might be and what future action could look like through incorporating a human rights/Housing First approach and Te Tiriti principles.
What the "facon" is up with sustainable eating? This week on Tomorrow's World, Isla and Stella talk to Dr Rosie Bosworth, a disruptive technology expert about the future of food technologies, ranging from lab-grown meat (cellular agriculture) to how soy roots are used to simulate the sensory experience of animal products.
Over twenty community groups across Aoteaora impacted by mining and drilling for fossil fuels have teamed up to launch a petition today. The petition, which was initiated by Climate Justice Taranaki and Taranaki Energy Watch, calls for the government to end fossil fuel extraction in Aotearoa as soon as 2022.
News and Editorial Director Jemima Huston speaks to Tim Jones from Coal Action Network Aotearoa, another group backing the petition, about why the action on fossil fuel extraction is important and how people can support the petition.
Interested in learning more or signing the petition? Head to Action Station to check it out.
Yesterday, provisional approval was given for children aged 12 to 15 to get the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine by MedSafe.
News and Editorial Director Jemima Huston interviews Dr Emma Best, a Medical Advisor for University of Auckland's Immunisation Advisory Centre, about vaccinating children as young as 12 against Covid-19. We discuss the Centre’s position on Medsafe’s provisional approval of the Pfizer vaccine for children, whether bumping vulnerable children up the list is an option and wider concerns about caregivers’ willingness to vaccinate their children.
News and Editorial Director, Jemima Huston catches up with Te Pāti Māori co-leader Debbie Ngarewa-Packer about the beginning of Matariki season and celebrating the event with a public holiday next year. They also discuss the government's approval for Dome Valley dump to go ahead, as well as the disbandment of the Auckland branch of School Strike For Climate after the group admitted it was racist.
Felix turns a journalistic eye to the world's most mysterious stories. This week, he investigates a group of people who were so widely hated by society that their existence was almost completely forgotten.