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Samoan Election Update w/ Lemoa Henry Fesuluai: May 27, 2021

Samoan Election Update w/ Lemoa Henry Fesuluai: May 27, 2021 Samoan Election Update w/ Lemoa Henry Fesuluai: May 27, 2021, 14.78 MB
Thu 27 May 2021

Producer Louis Macalister talked about the recent developments in the Samoan election saga with Lemoa Henry Fesuluai, who is a Samoan Language Teaching Fellow at the University of Auckland.

Labour's Andrew Little: May 27 2021

Labour's Andrew Little: May 27 2021 Labour's Andrew Little: May 27 2021, 29.07 MB
Thu 27 May 2021

Justin spoke with Health, GCSB, and SIS Minister Andrew Little about the Budget's spending on health, the cyberattack against the Waikato DHB, and a review of the Intelligence and Security Act being brought forward.

The Thursday Wire with Justin: May 27, 2021

The Thursday Wire with Justin: May 27, 2021 The Thursday Wire with Justin: May 27, 2021, 120.37 MB
Thu 27 May 2021

On their weekly chat, Justin and Health, GCSB, and SIS Minister Andrew Little discussed about budget spending, cyberattack against the Waikato DHB, and the review of the Intelligence and Security Act.

The IHC is appealing to the Human Rights Tribunal about the discrimination of disabled students.

Producer Louis Macalister talked to Lemoa Henry Fesuluai of the University of Auckland about the latest updates on Samoa's constitutional crisis.

International Desk reports on Belarus forcing a commercial flight to change course just to arrest a dissedent journalist.

Neighbourhood Watch reports on another lockdown in Melbourne.

Neighbourhood Watch: May 27, 2021

Neighbourhood Watch: May 27, 2021 Neighbourhood Watch: May 27, 2021, 17.15 MB
Thu 27 May 2021

Neighbourhood Watch reports on another Melbourne lockdown after community COVID-19 transmission.

Justin's International Desk: May 27, 2021

Justin's International Desk: May 27, 2021 Justin's International Desk: May 27, 2021, 28.63 MB
Thu 27 May 2021

International Desk reports on Belarus forcing a Ryanair flight to land in its capital, Minsk, to arrest journalist Roman Protasevich, which led to condemnation from international civil aviation organisations and European governments. 

Barrister and Massey University adjunct lecturer Christopher Griggs talked to Justin Wong how Belarus could have broken international aviation laws and conventions.

Dear Science w/ Allan Blackman: May 26, 2021

Dear Science w/ Allan Blackman: May 26, 2021 Dear Science w/ Allan Blackman: May 26, 2021, 32.01 MB
Wed 26 May 2021

This week Aneeka and Allan create a nickname (AA battery) before chatting science.

Allan the chemist discusses the credability of social sciences and they need to repeat experiments to solidify reliability.

James asks about COVID-19 detector dogs who can sniff out the virus in less than a second with high levels of accuracy.

Dear Science finishes off with noise sensitivity, and how chewing noises can potentially drive people to violence.

ACT's Brooke van Velden on The Budget, Teachers Excellence & Palestine: May 26, 2021

ACT's Brooke van Velden on The Budget, Teachers Excellence & Palestine: May 26, 2021 ACT's Brooke van Velden on The Budget, Teachers Excellence & Palestine: May 26, 2021, 23.28 MB
Wed 26 May 2021

This week James and Brooke talk about some of the top things in Aotearoa's current affairs, touching on the 2021 budget, Palestine, and teachers excellence.

James starts of asking about the budget which ACT has opposed, inquiring into whether they saw any positives come from it at all.

Teachers Excellence is next on the agenda, with ACT proposing a 250 million dollar annual fund is put towards rewarding teachers excellence in response to the government freezing public sector wages.

Lastly, James asks about Palestine, questioning where ACT's stand point is in relation to condemning violence and whether they support a 2 state solution.

The Wire with James: May 26, 2021

The Wire with James: May 26, 2021 The Wire with James: May 26, 2021, 108.41 MB
Wed 26 May 2021

This week on The Wire, James covers the regualr segments while Aneeka brings us other pieces to tingle your fancy.

Dear Science with Allan takes twists and turns as always, with social sciences, COVID-19 sniffer dogs and noise sensitivity all on the table.

James talks to Brooke van Velden from the ACT part about the budget, teachers excellence and Palestine.

Aneeka talks to James McLaurin about AI moving us closer to 4 day working weeks.

Aneeka also talks to Tracey Hatton about earthquake resilience of buildings.

Guy Fawkes and Our Maunga w/ Paul Majurey: May 25, 2021

Guy Fawkes and Our Maunga w/ Paul Majurey: May 25, 2021 Guy Fawkes and Our Maunga w/ Paul Majurey: May 25, 2021, 18.94 MB
Tue 25 May 2021

What has led to the Tūpuna Maunga o Tāmaki Makaurau Authority closing off local mountains during Guy Fawkes day? Lyric Waiwiri-Smith talks to Paul Majurey from the Tūpuna Maunga o Tāmaki Makaurau Authority about their support to ban the public sale of fireworks, the behaviour on our local maunga leading up to Guy Fawkes day, and the costs to keep our maunga protected.

The Wire with Jemima: May 25, 2021

The Wire with Jemima: May 25, 2021 The Wire with Jemima: May 25, 2021, 97.68 MB
Tue 25 May 2021

Today on the Wire, Lyric Waiwiri-Smith speaks to Paul Majurie from the Tūpuna Maunga Authority about the Warehouse banning the sale of fireworks in their stores. They discuss the effects of fireworks and Guy Fawkes Day on our local mountains.

Jemima Huston breaksdown some key parts of the 2021 Budget announced by the government last week. This piece will highlight some of the work of our newest news teamers who have been interviewing experts about the budget over the last few days. 

Lyric talks to Emily Weiss from Protect Pūtiki about their petition to save Putiki Bay, in Kennedy Point, Waiheke Island, from the construction of a new marina.

Finally, we bring you the third episode of Tomorrow’s World with Isla Christensen and Stella Huggins. This week they talk trash - the future of waste management and recycling.