For City Counselling this week, Producer, Beth, spoke to Counsellor for Waitakere, Shane Henderson, about the Auckland Council’s decision not to support the building of a second Waitematā harbour crossing, and spending $7.4 million on recruitment in the past 12 months.
She also spoke to musician and surgeon, Doctor Anantha Narayana, of the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences at Auckland University about the impact of music during surgery.
News team member, Faith, interviewed Professor of Māori Studies at the University of Auckland, Margaret Mutu (Te Rarawa, Ngāti Whātua), about why she believes Te Papa should remove its display of the English version of the Treaty of Waitangi, which claims Māori ceded sovereignty.
News and Editorial Director, Jessica Hopkins, talked to Head of Marketing and Communications at Tautiaki Moana, Coastguard New Zealand, Kimberly Waters, about the importance of wearing a lifejacket.
She also spoke to Lecturer at the University of Auckland Law School, Dr Anna Broadmore, about her research into how we can better legally protect people’s reproductive choices.