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Farmers react to Climate Change Commission advice: June 10, 2021

Farmers react to Climate Change Commission advice: June 10, 2021 Farmers react to Climate Change Commission advice: June 10, 2021, 18.93 MB
Thu 10 Jun 2021

The Climate Change Commission has advised in its report to cut down New Zealand's sheep and cow stocks, shift to low-methane sheep breeds, and using less fertilisers to reduce the country's greenhouse gas emissions. 

Producer Louis spoke to Federated Farmers' National President Andrew Hoggard about it and how New Zealand farmers may be impacted.

Communicating emission reductions w/ Bronwyn Hayward: June 10, 2021

Communicating emission reductions w/ Bronwyn Hayward: June 10, 2021 Communicating emission reductions w/ Bronwyn Hayward: June 10, 2021, 21.31 MB
Thu 10 Jun 2021

Producer Louis chatted with the University of Canterbury's Professor Bronwyn Hayward about the recent the Climate Change Commission's advice after she called for better communication of plans and guidelines from the government.

New technology use and cutting emissions: June 10, 2021

New technology use and cutting emissions: June 10, 2021 New technology use and cutting emissions: June 10, 2021, 18.5 MB
Thu 10 Jun 2021

The Climate Change Commission's advice stressed the importance of technology in reducing New Zealand's emissions.

The roadmap has suggested factories to substitue coal and gas for electricity and hydrogen, while products and packaging will be redesigned to minimize emissions, and power generation will move to solar, wind, or geothermal energy.

Producer Louis spoke with Victoria University's Justin Hodgkiss about the report and the role that technology could play in reducing emissions.

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.

Making "Digital Twin" AI w/ Mark Sagar: June 09, 2021

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Wed 9 Jun 2021

Ilena talks to Mark Sagar, co-founder and CEO of AI research and development company Soul Machines, about their recently released "Human OS Platform update" and their "Digital Twins" project. Mark explains the company's ethical policy, their recent decision to limit who can use their technology and the grey area that creates.

Dear Science w/ Allan Blackman: June 09, 2021

Dear Science w/ Allan Blackman: June 09, 2021 Dear Science w/ Allan Blackman: June 09, 2021, 26.95 MB
Wed 9 Jun 2021

This week on Dear Science, James discusses with Allan maths, old reproducing organisms, and a new alzheimer's drug.

ACT's Brooke van Velden on the Northern Pathway & Gangs: June 09, 2021

ACT's Brooke van Velden on the Northern Pathway & Gangs: June 09, 2021 ACT's Brooke van Velden on the Northern Pathway & Gangs: June 09, 2021, 21.93 MB
Wed 9 Jun 2021

This week James talks with Brooke about the recently annouced Northern Pathway and ACT MP, Nicole McKee, reaching out to gangs.

With the Northern Pathway having been announced after the liberate the lane protest, ACT has opposed the move and has asked for a cost benefit analysis.

James also talks with Brooke about Nicole McKee, who critisised minister Jackosn for meeting with gangs, while also planning to meet with them herself.

The Future of Nursing in Aotearoa: June 8, 2021.

The Future of Nursing in Aotearoa: June 8, 2021. , 23.04 MB
Tue 8 Jun 2021

An anonymous nursing student chats with Lyric ahead of tomorrow's nurses strike about their experience as a student and being in the nursing workforce, as well as their hopes for the future of nursing.

Kennedy Point Marina Endangers Kororā / Little Blue Penguins w/ Forest and Bird: June 08, 2021

Kennedy Point Marina Endangers Kororā / Little Blue Penguins w/ Forest and Bird: June 08, 2021 Kennedy Point Marina Endangers Kororā / Little Blue Penguins w/ Forest and Bird: June 08, 2021, 10.34 MB
Tue 8 Jun 2021

Forest and Bird say that the planned Kennedy Point Marina at Pūtiki Bay on Waiheke Island is endangering the local kororā / little blue penguin colony. Living only a metre away from the proposed marina site, the kororā colony are already facing major disturbances such as flashing lights, loud drilling and obstructing buoys as the Auckland Council's plans begin to action. News and Editorial Director Jemima Huston speaks to Forest and Bird Auckland Regional Manager Lissy Fehnker-Heather about the risk the Kennedy Point marina poses to the native kororā. 

The Wire with Jemima: June 08, 2021

The Wire with Jemima: June 08, 2021 The Wire with Jemima: June 08, 2021, 92.7 MB
Tue 8 Jun 2021

This week on the Tuesday Wire, we have the fourth episode of Tomorrow’s World, the segment where Isla Christensen and Stella Huggins delve into the world of science and our future on planet Earth. This week they discuss imposter syndrome and its effect on students. 

Jemima Huston speaks to Lissy Fehnker-Heather, the Auckland Regional Manager of Forest and Bird, about the impact the planned Kennedy Point Marina is having on the local little blue penguin or kororā colony. 

In response to tomorrow's nurses strike, Lyric Waiwiri-Smith chats with an anonymous nursing student about the future of their profession.