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Netsafe partners with Bodyright w/ Youth Ambassador Andre Fa'aoso: September 27, 2022

Netsafe partners with Bodyright w/ Youth Ambassador Andre Fa'aoso: September 27, 2022 Netsafe partners with Bodyright w/ Youth Ambassador Andre Fa'aoso: September 27, 2022, 19.31 MB
Tue 27 Sep 2022

With Mental Health Awareness Week kicking off, online safety non-profit Netsafe has partnered with Bodyright to promote body positivity and awareness of unrealistic portrayals of the human body in the media.

To discuss the campaign and the message they're hoping to send, Christina spoke to Netsafe's youth ambassador Andre Fa'aoso.

Conservation Mining w/ Catherine Delahunty: September 27, 2022

Conservation Mining w/ Catherine Delahunty: September 27, 2022 Conservation Mining w/ Catherine Delahunty: September 27, 2022, 19.95 MB
Tue 27 Sep 2022

A members bill put forwarded by Green party MP Eugenie Sage that would have prevented further mining on conservation land has failed without support from the Labour party.

Previous Labour party policy was to have no new mining, but they have now proposed a review of DOC land instead of an outright mining prohibition.

Casper spoke to Coromandel Watchdog chair Catherine Delahunty about the bill, why many believed it to be important and how it's failure may contradict Labour’s promises.

 

The Wire w/ Casper: September 27, 2022

The Wire w/ Casper: September 27, 2022 The Wire w/ Casper: September 27, 2022, 91.78 MB
Tue 27 Sep 2022

This week on the Tuesday Wire, Allan Blackman joined Casper and Christina in studio to talk science news for the Dear Science segment.

Casper spoke to Dr Shane Reti from the National party, as he does each week, this time discussing the possibility of expelling the Russian ambassador to New Zealand.

To kick off Mental Health Awareness Week, Christina spoke to Netsafe’s Youth Ambassador Andre Fa’aoso about their campaign with Bodyright to promote body positivity.

And Casper had a chat with Catherine Delahunty, the chair of the Coromandel Watchdog of Hauraki, about mining on conservation land.

The Wire w/ Liam: September 23rd, 2022

The Wire w/ Liam: September 23rd, 2022 The Wire w/ Liam: September 23rd, 2022, 100.45 MB
Fri 23 Sep 2022

Today on the Friday Wire:

Liam spoke to Pippa Coom on their regular City Counselling Segment, chatting about her final report of this council term and the upcoming local elections. 

David spoke to Rebekah Graham from Parents of Vision Impaired about food insecurity amongst some of our country’s poorest people.

Liam also had a chat with Steve Thomas from Arts on Tour about arts funding in Aotearoa New Zealand.

David talked to Corrine Sales from Victoria University of Wellington about the Ukrainian language.

And finally Liam had a chat with the University of Canterbury’s Michelle LaRue about her research using satellites to understand wendell seal populations.

Arts Funding Cuts w/ Steve Thomas from Arts On Tour NZ: September 23rd, 2022

Arts Funding Cuts w/ Steve Thomas from Arts On Tour NZ: September 23rd, 2022 Arts Funding Cuts w/ Steve Thomas from Arts On Tour NZ: September 23rd, 2022, 19.3 MB
Fri 23 Sep 2022

Various art groups from throughout New Zealand have recently had their funding cut back by Creative NZ, in the midst of the government entities extension of their Kahikatea Scheme.

This includes the Shakespeare globe theatre, an artist residency at the home of painter Colin McCahon, and the Arts On Tour NZ .

The scheme has brought in important new talent for funding, but the letting go of groups who’ve received funding in the ast has raised questions about expanding arts funding.

To learn more, Liam had a chat with Steve Thomas, the artistic director of Arts on Tour, about how they’re planning to adapt.

 

Spying Seals From Space w/ Doctor Michelle LaRue: September 23rd, 2022

Spying Seals From Space w/ Doctor Michelle LaRue: September 23rd, 2022 Spying Seals From Space w/ Doctor Michelle LaRue: September 23rd, 2022, 22.62 MB
Fri 23 Sep 2022

A years-long research project  has recently concluded, providing an understanding of the number of Weddell seals in Antarctica. 

The project involved the usage of satellites, which researchers made public and asked volunteers to count the number of seals in the continent.

In their final report of the findings, researchers discovered that the number of seals was much lower than initially thought.

Liam had a chat with Dr Michelle LaRue, an associate professor of Gateway Antarctica at the University of Canterbury, about the findings.

 

Food Insecurity w/ Rebekah Graham: September 23rd, 2022

Food Insecurity w/ Rebekah Graham: September 23rd, 2022 Food Insecurity w/ Rebekah Graham: September 23rd, 2022, 12.94 MB
Fri 23 Sep 2022

Food insecurity impacts thousands of New Zealand families every week.

However, the myth that people aren’t making the right life choices still exists.

David spoke to Rebekah Graham from Parents of Vision Impaired about the issue.

Ukrainian Language w/ Corinne Seals: 23rd September, 2022

Ukrainian Language w/ Corinne Seals: 23rd September, 2022 Ukrainian Language w/ Corinne Seals: 23rd September, 2022, 21.81 MB
Fri 23 Sep 2022

Vladimir Putin claims Russia and Ukraine are one people, denying the country its own history and culture.

Ukrainian language and culture is seeing a renaissance in the face of Russian aggression.

David spoke to Victoria University of Wellington Applied Linguistics Professor Corinne Seals about how Ukrainians are embracing their own identity. 

Concerns surrounding Alzheimer's Post-Diagnostic Care w/ Catherine Hall: September 22, 2022

Concerns surrounding Alzheimer's Post-Diagnostic Care w/ Catherine Hall: September 22, 2022 Concerns surrounding Alzheimer's Post-Diagnostic Care w/ Catherine Hall: September 22, 2022 , 17.08 MB
Thu 22 Sep 2022

Alzheimers NZ is appalled that as many as 30,000 New Zealanders with dementia and around as many care partners can’t get the post-diagnostic community support they need. The latest World Alzheimer Report, which was released last night, by Alzheimer’s Disease International, says the lack of post-diagnostic care for people living with dementia is a global problem.

Joe spoke to Alzheimer NZ Chief Executive Catherine Hall on the matter.

Live Export Trade failing to protect Aotearoa's animals w/ Debra Ashton: September 22, 2022

Live Export Trade failing to protect Aotearoa's animals w/ Debra Ashton: September 22, 2022 Live Export Trade failing to protect Aotearoa's animals w/ Debra Ashton: September 22, 2022, 16.47 MB
Thu 22 Sep 2022

Information obtained through an Official Information Act requests has revealed that as many as ten times more animals could be dying shortly after live export voyages compared with during the journey.

Joe spoke to SAFE for Animals CEO Debra Ashton on this matter.