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Campaign for Discounted Public Transport w/ Mika Hervel: December 20th, 2023

Campaign for Discounted Public Transport w/ Mika Hervel: December 20th, 2023 Campaign for Discounted Public Transport w/ Mika Hervel: December 20th, 2023, 17.75 MB
Wed 20 Dec 2023

This year has seen the introduction of public transport discounts, namely a 50% discount for Community Service Card holders, and a discount for young people aged 16 to 24. National campaigned for the removal of youth discounts if they were elected, and now that they are in Government, this is a real possibility. 

Many have advocated for these discounts to be retained. For this Get Action! Segment, Olivia spoke to Free Fares team organiser, Mika Hervel, about his team's petition to keep discounted fares, and the positive impacts of this on people and the environment.

Pro-Palestine Protests at the Ports and Government Statement w/ John Minto: 20th of December 2023

Pro-Palestine Protests at the Ports and Government Statement w/ John Minto: 20th of December 2023 Pro-Palestine Protests at the Ports and Government Statement w/ John Minto: 20th of December 2023 , 17.46 MB
Wed 20 Dec 2023

This morning Rawan spoke with National Chair of the Palestinian solidarity network John Minto. 

Rawan started off by asking him about the pro-Palestine protests at the Auckland ports that took place a few weeks ago. 

Palestine supporters had blocked the entrance of the Auckland ports in protest of Israeli shipping companies entering the port. 

John spoke about how this played out and what the impacts of it were.

They then spoke about the government's recent release of a joint statement with Canada and Australia which essentially called for a ceasefire. 

Rawan asked about what pressured the government into this and what it could mean for the future.

The Wire w/ Nicholas: December 19, 2023

The Wire w/ Nicholas: December 19, 2023 The Wire w/ Nicholas: December 19, 2023, 120.16 MB
Tue 19 Dec 2023

For the last Tuesday Wire of the year, the team is joined by Allan Blackman for Dear Science. They discuss the biggest science stories of this year including a debunked super conductivity paper, Chat GPT and how science helped exonerate a convicted murderer.

Nicholas interviews the National Party's Dr Shane Reti about Goverment Department name changes and his plans for the new year.

The team also recaps highlights form Wire interviews this year. This include interviews with; Ian Mclean about feral pigeons, Mihingarangi Forbes on the coverage of Māori issues during the election and a pre-election interview with Auckland Central MP Chlöe Swarbrick.

Dear Science w/ Professor Allan Blackman: 19 December, 2023

Dear Science w/ Professor Allan Blackman: 19 December, 2023 Dear Science w/ Professor Allan Blackman: 19 December, 2023, 54.67 MB
Tue 19 Dec 2023

For the last Tuesday Wire of the year, the team is joined by Allan Blackman for Dear Science. They discuss the biggest science stories of this year including a debunked super conductivity paper, Chat GPT, and how science helped exonerate a convicted murderer.

Te Reo Māori and plans for the new year w/ Dr Shane Reti: December 19, 2023

Te Reo Māori and plans for the new year w/ Dr Shane Reti: December 19, 2023 Te Reo Māori and plans for the new year w/ Dr Shane Reti: December 19, 2023, 16.82 MB
Tue 19 Dec 2023

The new Government’s plans to revert government department names back to their English names.

This policy will mean that a government agency like Waka Kotahi will have to revert back to using NZTA as their primary identifier. 

Nicholas spoke to the National Party’s Dr Shane Reti about why changing the agency names has been a priority for his government. 

They also spoke about the legacy that the name changes will leave and how his government plans to support Te Reo Maori.

Nicholas began by asking Dr Reti, why his government believes department name changes are necessary.

The Wire w/ Jessica: 18 December, 2023

The Wire w/ Jessica: 18 December, 2023 The Wire w/ Jessica: 18 December, 2023 , 53.38 MB
Mon 18 Dec 2023

The Monday Wire team brings you the Best of The Wire, recapping the year that was in news and current affairs.

News and Editorial Director Jessica Hopkins fills in for Host Rosetta. 

And Lou has a final catch-up from 2023 with ACT's Simon Court, discussing protests against the government repealing fair pay and smoke-free laws. 

Music in Surgery w/ Anantha Narayana: 14 December, 2023

Music in Surgery w/ Anantha Narayana: 14 December, 2023 Music in Surgery w/ Anantha Narayana: 14 December, 2023, 15.8 MB
Thu 14 Dec 2023

Music in surgery is shown to ease pre-surgery nerves of surgeons, as well as improving concentration.

Beth spoke to musician and surgeon Dr Anantha Narayan, who is writing his PHD on music in surgery, about his studies and findings in this area, and whether music helps or hinders in the operating theatre.

They also spoke about his experience of playing music growing up as well as the experiences that culminated in his studying of music in surgery.

‘Just Wear it’ Lifejacket Campaign w/ Tautiaki Moana, Coastguard New Zealand, Head of Marketing and Communications, Kimberly Waters: 14 December, 2023

‘Just Wear it’ Lifejacket Campaign w/ Tautiaki Moana, Coastguard New Zealand, Head of Marketing and Communications, Kimberly Waters: 14 December, 2023 ‘Just Wear it’ Lifejacket Campaign w/ Tautiaki Moana, Coastguard New Zealand, Head of Marketing and Communications, Kimberly Waters: 14 December, 2023, 11.65 MB
Thu 14 Dec 2023

With the number of preventable drownings increasing, Tautiaki Moana, Coastguard New Zealand, are reminding New Zealanders to wear lifejackets while on the water this summer with their new campaign ‘Just Wear it’.

News and Editorial Director Jessica Hopkins spoke to head of Marketing and Communications, Kimberly Waters, about why wearing a life jacket is important.

The Wire w/ Jessica: 14 December, 2023

The Wire w/ Jessica: 14 December, 2023 The Wire w/ Jessica: 14 December, 2023, 89.13 MB
Thu 14 Dec 2023

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. 

How can we Better Protect Reproductive Choices? w/ Lecturer at the University of Auckland law school, Dr Anna Broadmore: 14 December, 2023

How can we Better Protect Reproductive Choices? w/ Lecturer at the University of Auckland law school, Dr Anna Broadmore: 14 December, 2023 How can we Better Protect Reproductive Choices? w/ Lecturer at the University of Auckland law school, Dr Anna Broadmore: 14 December, 2023, 19.38 MB
Thu 14 Dec 2023

Around the world, people who have had their reproductive choices interfered with, either intentionally or unintentionally, are seeking legal compensation.

News and Editorial Director, Jessica Hopkins, spoke to Lecturer at the University of Auckland law school, Dr Anna Broadmore, about her research into how reproductive control could be recognised as a protected interest within the common law.