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Māori and Antarctica Exploration w/ Jacinta Beckwith: June 15, 2021

Māori and Antarctica Exploration w/ Jacinta Beckwith: June 15, 2021 Māori and Antarctica Exploration w/ Jacinta Beckwith: June 15, 2021, 7.59 MB
Tue 15 Jun 2021

News and Editorial Director Jemima Huston speakes to Jacinta Beckwith, a research fellow at the University of Otago, about her part in the research into Māori connections to Antarctica. The study found that Māori exploration to Antarctica could go back as far as the 7th century. Jemima talks to Jacinta about her research process, working with both written and oral histories, as well as why connecting mātauranga Māori and Western science for future exploration of Antarctica is important. 

The Green Party's James Shaw on The Climate Blueprint, Electric Vehicles, and Migrant Workers: June 14, 2021

The Green Party's James Shaw on The Climate Blueprint, Electric Vehicles, and Migrant Workers: June 14, 2021 The Green Party's James Shaw on The Climate Blueprint, Electric Vehicles, and Migrant Workers: June 14, 2021, 28.34 MB
Mon 14 Jun 2021

Felix interviews Green co-leader James Shaw about the Climate Commission's new blueprint, the accessibility of electric vehicles, and flaws in our immigration system.

Stranger Than Fact w/ Felix: The Titanic Switcheroo

Stranger Than Fact w/ Felix: The Titanic Switcheroo Stranger Than Fact w/ Felix: The Titanic Switcheroo, 16.63 MB
Mon 14 Jun 2021

Felix turns a journalistic eye to the world's most mysterious stories. This week, he investigates claims that the Titanic never sank, and that the whole incident was a devious case of insurance fraud.

The Wire with Felix: June 14, 2021

The Wire with Felix: June 14, 2021 The Wire with Felix: June 14, 2021, 98.52 MB
Mon 14 Jun 2021

On today's Wire:

Felix interviews Green co-leader James Shaw about the Climate Commission's new blueprint, the accessibility of electric vehicles, and flaws in our immigration system.

Jess Hopkins interviews Stephanie Clare from Age Concern about elder abuse.

On this week's Stranger Than Fact we investigate claims that the Titanic never sank.

Lastly, Jess speaks to Eddie Clark from Victoria University about changes to our hate speech regulations.

The Wire with Ayana: June 11, 2021

The Wire with Ayana: June 11, 2021 The Wire with Ayana: June 11, 2021, 101.9 MB
Fri 11 Jun 2021

The Friday Wire with Ayana and Noah for June 11, 2021:

Firstly Ayana spoke with Tuwhenuaroa about the Significant Natural Area protests happening in the Far North. 

Then on our regular segment with National MP Christopher Luxon, Noah discusses colonialism and comments made recently by National Party members, Paul Goldsmith and leader Judith Collins. 

Then Ayana spoke to the Secretary at Linwood Islamic Trust, Mr Faisal, about the report that a Hollywood film is being made about the Christchurch Terror Attacks. 

Lastly, on our regular segment with Auckland Council Ayana and Shane Henderson discuss water infastructure, drought and climate change, rising prices, and central interceptor progress.

Get into it! 

Labour's Andrew Little: June 10, 2021

Labour's Andrew Little: June 10, 2021 Labour's Andrew Little: June 10, 2021, 25.84 MB
Fri 11 Jun 2021

Justin talked to Health, Treaty Negotiations, and SIS Minister Andrew Little about the nurses' strikes yesterday, National MP Paul Goldsmith's comments on colonisation being "on balance" good for Māori, and Te Pāti Māori asking for a SIS-Police taskforce on anti-Māori hate speech.

Reaction to They Are Us Film announcement w/ Mr Faisal: June 11, 2021

Reaction to They Are Us Film announcement w/ Mr Faisal: June 11, 2021 Reaction to They Are Us Film announcement w/ Mr Faisal: June 11, 2021, 13.41 MB
Fri 11 Jun 2021

Ayana talks to Mr Faisal, the Secretary at Linwood Islamic Trust, about the report that a Hollywood film is in the works about Jacinda Ardern's response to the Christchurch Terror Attack. The film is being directed by Andrew Niccol and Australian actor Rose Byrne is reportedly playing Jacinda Ardern. Mr Faisal discusses how how he feels about this announcement and the response in the muslim community in Christchurch. 

Water w/ Shane Henderson: June 11, 2021

Water w/ Shane Henderson: June 11 2021 Water w/ Shane Henderson: June 11 2021, 21.94 MB
Fri 11 Jun 2021

This week the topic is water on our regular segment with Auckland Council! Ayana and Shane discuss the three waters reform, drought and climate change, water prices rising, and the central interceptor - a wastewater channel high enough to fit a giraffe and wide enough for four rhino's side by side. 

Far North Land Protests w/ Tuwhenuaroa Natanahira; June 11, 2021

Far North Land Protests w/ Tuwhenuaroa Natanahira; June 11, 2021 Far North Land Protests w/ Tuwhenuaroa Natanahira; June 11, 2021, 23.18 MB
Fri 11 Jun 2021

Māori, farmers and other landowners in the Far North have united against council mapping of Significant Natural Areas (SNAs). Local Māori have complained that 43% of SNAs are Māori land and have criticised the local council for an attempted land grab. Ayana spoke to journalist and ex-BFM newsteamer Tuwhenuaroa Natanahira about the protests.

The Thursday Wire with Justin: June 10, 2021

The Thursday Wire with Justin: June 10, 2021 The Thursday Wire with Justin: June 10, 2021, 100.39 MB
Thu 10 Jun 2021

Justin talked with Health, Treaty Negotiations, and SIS Minister Andrew Little about nurses' strikes, National MP Paul Goldsmith's comments on colonisation, and calls for a SIS-Police taskforce on anti-Māori hate speech.

The Climate Change Commssion released its final advice to the Government detailing New Zealand's roadmap to be carbon neutral by 2050.

Producer Louis Macalister spoke to Federated Farmers' National President Andrew Hoggard on the Commission's report for agriculture.

He also talked to Professor Bronwyn Hayward of Canterbury University on how to communicate the regulations to the public, and to Dr Justin Hodgkiss of Victoria University on technology's role in the report.

Motor Industry Associaton chief executive David Crawford spoke to Justin on the report's proposals to cut down transport emissions.