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.
Last week on Thursday, the Government announced the Wellbeing Budget 2021: Securing our Recovery. The Government says they want to get New Zealand back on track following the Covid-19 pandemic by creating jobs and tackling long term problems such as child poverty, housing and the climate crisis.
News and Editorial Director Jemima Huston focuses on four key parts of the budget - benefits, climate, mental health and education - and breaks down the numbers and responses from the public. This piece highlights some of the work of our newest News Teamers - Ben Haigh-McShane, Conor Head-McCarthy and Emily Bell - who have been conducting interviews about the budget over the last few days.
Hey Earthlings! This week on Tomorrow's World, Isla and Stella dive into the world of waste. They interview Dominic Salmon from 3R to find out how people view their rubbish and how people can introduce more sustainable waste management processes into their everyday lives.
3R, The Reimagineers, are a group that designs product stewardship programmes to help businesses take responsibility for and effectively dispose of the products they make and sell.
Felix spoke to Green Party co-leader James Shaw about the 2021 budget and what it means for climate change, the Green Party’s call for the government to recognize Palestine’s statehood, and their petition to stop wage suppression within the public sector.
Felix turns a journalistic eye to the world's most mysterious stories. This week, he investigates a bizarre conspiracy theory that claims the Earth is hollow, and that Nazi's are living on the inside...
The government has recently announced a wage freeze on many public sector workers, provoking public outrage. While Labour says the freeze is to free up money for lower paid workers, critics argue the move will disincentivise workers from staying in the New Zealand public sector. Noah Ferguson-Dudding spoke to Dr Geoff Plimmer from Victoria University of Wellington about what the freeze means for workers, and why it led to such a public outcry.