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Christchurch Attack Royal Commission Inquiry with Chris Wilson: December 10, 2020

Christchurch Attack Royal Commission Inquiry with Chris Wilson: December 10, 2020 Christchurch Attack Royal Commission Inquiry with Chris Wilson: December 10, 2020, 24.22 MB
Thu 10 Dec 2020

Justin talked with University of Auckland Senior Politics Lecturer Chris Wilson on his thoughts on the report and whether it could prevent the spread of right-wing extremism.

The Thursday Wire with Justin: December 10th 2020

The Thursday Wire with Justin: December 10th 2020 The Thursday Wire with Justin: December 10th 2020, 96.97 MB
Thu 10 Dec 2020

On their weekly chat, Justin and Minister Responsible for SIS and GCSB Andrew Little discussed about the Royal Commission report into the Christchurch terror attack and its recommendations.

Ayana spoke to National's broadcasting and ethnic communities spokesperson on the report's recommendation to strengthen censoring racist content on film, video and media.

Justin talked to Auckland University's Chris Wilson on the report's effectiveness on preventing the spread of right-wing extremism.

Neighbourhood Watch reports on the federal government's failure to extend a cashless debit card scheme for welfare reciepients, protests against a NSW gas well project, and a failed attempt to block police and prison officers to participate in the Sydney Mardi Gras.

Act's Brooke van Velden on End of Life Choice and Pharmac: December 9, 2020

Act's Brooke van Velden on End of Life Choice and Pharmac: December 9, 2020 Act's Brooke van Velden on End of Life Choice and Pharmac: December 9, 2020, 25.89 MB
Wed 9 Dec 2020

Felix spoke to deputy leader of The Act Party, Brooke van Velden, about progress on the End of Life Choice Act, as well as the importance of a review of Pharmac.

Student Poverty Alleviation w/ Isabella Lenihan-Ikin: December 9, 2020

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Wed 9 Dec 2020

Karanama spoke to Isabella Lenihan-Ikin, National President of the New Zealand University Students Association, about student poverty alleviation during the holiday season and beyond

An Overview of the Stats NZ Housing Report: December 9, 2020

An Overview of the Stats NZ Housing Report: December 9, 2020 An Overview of the Stats NZ Housing Report: December 9, 2020, 11.43 MB
Wed 9 Dec 2020

Felix takes a look at the Stats NZ "Housing in Aotearoa" report which was released on Tuesday. The report covers New Zealand's current housing market and compares to data from previous years, with pretty dire implications for renters.

The Wire with Felix: December 9, 2020

The Wire with Felix: December 9, 2020 The Wire with Felix: December 9, 2020, 99.71 MB
Wed 9 Dec 2020

On Today's Wire:

On Dear Science with Allan Blackman we're talking pandas, stars and salmon.

Felix spoke to Act's Brooke van Velden about End of Life Choice and Pharmac.

Karanama spoke to Isabella Lenihan-Ikin from NZUSA about poverty alleviation during the holidays.

Finally, Felix looks at Stats NZ's Housing in Aotearoa Report.

The Wire with Jemima: December 08, 2020

The Wire with Jemima: December 08, 2020 The Wire with Jemima: December 08, 2020, 101.52 MB
Tue 8 Dec 2020

This week on the Tuesday Wire, Jemima speaks to Māori Party co-leader Debbie Ngarewa-Packer about her party re-entering parliament and what goals she has this parliamentary term. 

Noah speaks to Rachel Simpson from Business New Zealand about their recent survey which recorded the effect of the border closure on businesses.

Hanna talks to Tania Sawicki Mead from Just Speak about their opposition to Diane Hunt’s petition which seeks to amend the Sentencing Act and Parole Act to automatically decline parole for offenders who murder police officers.  

Jemima has her fortnightly catch up with Minister for Women Jan Tinetti about the latest government action on issues facing women in Aotearoa. 

Noah talks to John Duffy, the Chief Executive of Consumer New Zealand, about their annual round of testing on sunscreens sold in Aotearoa. 

Finally, Jemima rounds out the show with a chat with Otago University researcher Francesca Goodman-Smith who has completed a study on the motivations behind food waste. 

Border Restrictions Harming Businesses: December 8, 2020

Border Restrictions Harming Businesses: December 8, 2020 Border Restrictions Harming Businesses: December 8, 2020, 7.3 MB
Tue 8 Dec 2020

A recent survey from Business NZ has found many businesses to be struggling with border restrictions. Business owners find it difficult to bring in workers from overseas due to a confusing system with tight restrictions. Noah spoke to Manager for Education, Skills and Immigration at Business New Zealand, Rachel Simpson, who ran the survey.

Which Sunscreens Are Safe This Summer w/ Consumer NZ: 8 December, 2020

Which Sunscreens Are Safe This Summer w/ Consumer NZ: 8 December, 2020 Which Sunscreens Are Safe This Summer w/ Consumer NZ: 8 December, 2020, 4.92 MB
Tue 8 Dec 2020

Every year Consumer NZ tests whether different sunscreen brands live up to their packaging. The latest round of testing has just been released, revealing that five out of ten brands are making inaccurate claims. Noah spoke to CEO of Consumer NZ, Jon Duffy, about the new findings.

The Māori Party has Returned to Parliament: December 08, 2020

The Māori Party has Returned to Parliament: December 08, 2020 The Māori Party has Returned to Parliament: December 08, 2020, 9.78 MB
Tue 8 Dec 2020

News and Editorial Director Jemima Huston caught up with Māori Party co-leader Debbie Ngarewa-Packer to hear about how the transition into parliament had been going for the party. The discuss the call to recognise Te Tiriti o Waitangi in the Parliamentary Oath, how grassroots cultural change within the House can be made and what goals Debbie has for this parliamentary term.