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ACT's Brooke van Velden on Liberate the Lane & the Proposed History Curriculum: June 2, 2021

ACT's Brooke van Velden on Liberate the Lane & the Proposed History Curriculum: June 2, 2021 ACT's Brooke van Velden on Liberate the Lane & the Proposed History Curriculum: June 2, 2021, 22.24 MB
Wed 2 Jun 2021

Thies week James and Brooke have their chat, however go more in depth on two topics instead of talking about three.

James starts off by asking about the liberate the lane protest, whichblocked off a harbour bridge kane. ACT has beena asking for evidence in relation to whether this was legal or not.

Brooke ans James then dig into the proposed New Zealand school history curriculum, which ACT has opposed.

Green Party Petition for Publicly-Owned Public Transport w/ Julie Anne Genter: June 02, 2021

Green Party Petition for Publicly-Owned Public Transport w/ Julie Anne Genter: June 02, 2021 Green Party Petition for Publicly-Owned Public Transport w/ Julie Anne Genter: June 02, 2021, 17.96 MB
Wed 2 Jun 2021

The Green Party has launched a petition calling on the Government to remove legislative barriers to to public ownership of our public transport depots, vehicles and services. Having privately run public transport services is proving to jeapordize the efficiency and ease of use of public transport for many Kiwis. Aneeka talks to Julie Anne Genter, the Green Party spokesperson for transport, about the petition and issues around privately run public transport in New Zealand. 

Dear Science w/ Marcus Jones: June 2, 2021

Dear Science w/ Marcus Jones: June 2, 2021 Dear Science w/ Marcus Jones: June 2, 2021, 22.96 MB
Wed 2 Jun 2021

This week on Dear Science Marcus brings us some COVID-19 news as well as some info about a map of the universe.

Marcus explains how mass vaccinations can change how impactful COVID-19 is, doe to experiment being done in Brazil.

Marcus also talks about how suring lockdown air pollution decreased, however now with travel increasing again, it's all coming back.

Finally Marcus explains how a 3D map of the universe has been made, and what it means for research,

The Wire with James: June 2, 2021

The Wire with James: June 2, 2021 The Wire with James: June 2, 2021, 103.3 MB
Wed 2 Jun 2021

This weeks Wednesday Wire was a sad one, as it is Aneeka's last!

Marcus Jones join James and Aneeka for Dear Science, we he discusses COVID-19 and a 3D map of the universe.

James talks to Brooke van Velden from the ACT party about the liberate the lane protest and the proposed history curriculum.

Aneeka talks to Green MP Julie Anne Genter, making public transport publicly owned.

James talks ot the head of communication of Rocket Lab, Morgan Bailey, about the Artemis accord which will boost space exploration foor New Zealand.

The Artemis Accord w/ Morgan Bailey: June 2, 2021

The Artemis Accord w/ Morgan Bailey: June 2, 2021 The Artemis Accord w/ Morgan Bailey: June 2, 2021, 20.21 MB
Wed 2 Jun 2021

Today the New Zealand Government signed up to the Artemis Accord, which creates an agreement with NASA and a number of other space agencies.

James talks ot the head of communications at Rocket Lab, Morgan Bailey, what this means for the space industry in New Zealand.

Using Indigenous Fungus to Control Wilding Pines w/ Genevieve Early: June 02, 2021

Using Indigenous Fungus to Control Wilding Pines w/ Genevieve Early: June 02, 2021 Using Indigenous Fungus to Control Wilding Pines w/ Genevieve Early: June 02, 2021, 8.55 MB
Tue 1 Jun 2021

A student’s research project at the Bio-Protection Research Centre has shown that an indigenous New Zealand fungus may help to control the growth of ecologically damaging Wilding pines.

News and Editorial Director Jemima Huston spoke to student Genevieve Early about her research into the indigenous fungus Armillaria novae-zelandiae and its impact on Wilding pines. They discuss the importance of restoring ecosystems, including iwi in the ongoing research and the novelty of using a native solution to an invasive species. 

Canterbury Floods: Climate Change and Community Resilience: June 02, 2021

Canterbury Floods: Climate Change and Community Resilience: June 02, 2021 Canterbury Floods: Climate Change and Community Resilience: June 02, 2021, 13.36 MB
Tue 1 Jun 2021

Over the weekend Canterbury saw a massive flooding event that experts have described as a one in 100 year event. 

News and Editorial Director Jemima Huston talks to University of Otago Acting Director for the Centre for Sustainability Caroline Orchiston about the resilience of the Canterbury community throughout the rainfall event. Jemima also speaks to Senior Research Fellow at Victoria University of Wellington’s Climate Change Research Institute Dr Judy Lawrence about the growing relevance of climate warming in extreme weather events. 

Samoan Language Week 2021 w/ Minister Aupito Sio: June 01, 2021

Samoan Language Week 2021 w/ Minister Aupito Sio: June 01, 2021 Samoan Language Week 2021 w/ Minister Aupito Sio: June 01, 2021, 12.24 MB
Tue 1 Jun 2021

To celebrate this year's Samoan Language Week/Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa Lyric speaks to Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio about this year's theme - "Poupou le lotoifale. Ola manuia le anofale" - and how language can affirm our identity.

The Wire with Jemima: June 01, 2021

The Wire with Jemima: June 01, 2021 The Wire with Jemima: June 01, 2021, 102.95 MB
Tue 1 Jun 2021

Today on the Wire, Lyric Waiwiri-Smith speaks to Minister Aupito William Sio about the importance of Samoan Language Week this week. 

In response to the massive flooding event in Canterbury, Jemima Huston talks to Caroline Orchiston from the University of Otago about community resilience to natural disasters and to Dr Judy Lawrence from the Victoria University of Wellington about how climate change has impacted weather events across the country. 

This week on What’s the Buzz - our weekly catch up with the New Zealand Drug Foundation - Aneeka Moheed and Executive Director Sarah Helm discuss ritalin and how people use it in Aotearoa. 

Finally, Jemima chats to Genevieve Early, who is a student at the Bio-Protection Research Centre, about her research into how an indigenous New Zealand fungus could be a natural solution to non-native, damaging Wilding Pine. 

The Green Party's James Shaw on Climate Action, Police Budgets, and Mining: May 31, 2021

The Green Party's James Shaw on Climate Action, Police Budgets, and Mining: May 31, 2021 The Green Party's James Shaw on Climate Action, Police Budgets, and Mining: May 31, 2021, 28.16 MB
Mon 31 May 2021

Felix speaks to Green co-leader James Shaw about climate action in regards to the farming industry, the reduction in police funding, and concerns over the mining industry.