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Replacing the Decile System w/ Cherie Taylor-Patel: May 20, 2022

Replacing the Decile System w/ Cherie Taylor-Patel: May 20, 2022 Replacing the Decile System w/ Cherie Taylor-Patel: May 20, 2022, 16.39 MB
Fri 20 May 2022

$300 million was allocated in the new budget under education spending towards replacing the school decile system with a new Equity Index The decile system currently governs how much government funding is given to each school based on a socio-economic evaluation of the area the school resides in.

Casper spoke to the President of the New Zealand Principals’ Association, Cherie Taylor-Patel, about the issues with the decile system, how it will be replaced, and the effect of the education budget overall.

The Wire with Casper (Budget Special!): May 20th, 2022

The Wire with Casper (Budget Special!): May 20th, 2022 The Wire with Casper (Budget Special!): May 20th, 2022, 103.83 MB
Fri 20 May 2022

On the show today we have a budget special, chatting about several different aspects of the spending and what different people think. 

Casper talked to Auckland City Councillor Pippa Coom about the extension of the fares subsidy scheme.

Liam spoke to ACT Party leader and Finance spokesperson David Seymour, as well as The Green Parties Julie Anne Genter about the cost of living package and what their parties think of the budget as a whole.

Casper also spoke to Bronwyn Hayward from the University of Canterbury on how the budget is addressing climate.

He also chatted to Cherie Taylor-Patel, the President of the NZ Principals’ Federation, on changes to the school funding system.

Climate Change in 2022 Budget w/ Bronwyn Hayward: May 20, 2022

Climate Change in 2022 Budget w/ Bronwyn Hayward: May 20, 2022 Climate Change in 2022 Budget w/ Bronwyn Hayward: May 20, 2022, 18.45 MB
Fri 20 May 2022

Last week Casper spoke with Bronwyn Hayward, a professor in the political science department at the University of Canterbury and a member of the IPCC intergovernmental panel on climate change about how the 2022 budget could address climate change.

Since the budget was released, to update their discussion, Casper and Bronwyn had another chat about the government’s efforts to compat climate change through their allocation of funds.

ORS and Addressing Suspension w/ Nick Bowden: May 19, 2022

ORS and Addressing Suspension w/ Nick Bowden: May 19, 2022 ORS and Addressing Suspension w/ Nick Bowden: May 19, 2022, 23.21 MB
Thu 19 May 2022

Autistic students are nearly three times more likely to be suspended from school than their nonautistic peers, finds a New Zealand study that linked data from more than 730,000 students. However, the researchers also revealed that autistic students who received high-need Ongoing Resourcing Scheme funding had significantly lower odds of being suspended compared to autistic children without these funds. 

Joe spoke to Nick Bowden, a research fellow from the university of Otago, who was a part of the study.

 

Canine Cough w/ Seton Butler : May 19, 2022

Canine Cough w/ Seton Butler : May 19, 2022 Canine Cough w/ Seton Butler : May 19, 2022, 20.25 MB
Thu 19 May 2022

Canine cough is a common, contagious, infectious upper respiratory disease, seen in dogs, and symptoms of it are now being seen in dogs in Aotearoa. It is also known as kennel cough or canine infectious tracheobronchitis. Joe spoke to Seton Butler from the Veterinary Council of New Zealand about Canine Cough. 

The Government's Family Violence Prevention Strategies w/ Carrie Leonetti: May 19, 2022

The Government's Family Violence Prevention Strategies w/ Carrie Leonetti The Government's Family Violence Prevention Strategies w/ Carrie Leonetti , 28.3 MB
Thu 19 May 2022

Last week, the govt announced that its family and sexual violence prevention strategy would be getting a $115m boost as part of this years budget. Joe spoke to Carrie Leonetti from the Faculty of Law at the University of Auckland and got her thoughts on the matter.

The Wire w/ Joe: May 19, 2022

The Wire w/ Joe: May 19, 2022 The Wire w/ Joe: May 19, 2022, 110.94 MB
Thu 19 May 2022

This week on the Thursday Wire!

Our regular chat with Andrew Little is back. The audio corrupted on Tuva’a’s interview, so he will be reporting on his chat with Andrew Little about pre-budget announcements on mental health, as well as the funding towards the Mana Ake programme.

Joe will be speaking to Professor Carrie Leonetti from the Faculty of Law at the University of Auckland, about the Government’s family violence prevention plan and how it may be inadequate. He’ll also be speaking to Nick Bowden, a Research Fellow from the University of Otago, about how kids with autism are getting suspended from school at higher rates. He also speaks to Seton Butler from the Veterinary Council of New Zealand about Canine Cough symptoms being present in Aotearoa.

Emilia will be speaking to Dr. Tim Welch about whether today’s budget will get people out of their cars and into more sustainable transport options, and she’ll also be chatting with Professor Jennifer Curtin about this weekend’s Australian federal election. 

That's us for the Thursday Wire!

Funding Sustainable Transport w/ Dr. Tim Welch: May 19, 2022

Funding Sustainable Transport w/ Dr. Tim Welch: May 19, 2022 Tim Welch: May 19, 2022, 14.79 MB
Thu 19 May 2022

Today is Budget Day, which means many sectors are eagerly awaiting what share of the pie they’ll get for the upcoming year. One issue in particular at the forefront at the moment is accessibility to sustainable transport such as electric vehicles, public transport, cycling, and walking.

To get his thoughts on how sustainable transport should be funded, Emilia Sullivan spoke to Dr. Tim Welch from the University of Auckland.

 

The Australian Federal Election w/ Professor Jennifer Curtin: May 19, 2022

The Australian Federal Election w/ Professor Jennifer Curtin: May 19, 2022 The Australian Federal Election w/ Professor Jennifer Curtin: May 19, 2022, 22.45 MB
Thu 19 May 2022

This weekend, Australians will be heading to the polls to have their say as to who should be their prime minister. The two big players are the Liberal-National Coalition with Scott Morrison at the helm and Anthony Albanese with the Australian Labor Party.

Emilia Sullivan spoke to Professor Jennifer Curtin from the University of Auckland about what we should expect from this year's election.

The Wire with Stella Huggins: 18 May 2022

The Wire with Stella Huggins: 18 May 2022 The Wire with Stella Huggins: 18 May 2022, 125.42 MB
Wed 18 May 2022

On this week's Wednesday Wire, producer Alex speaks with ACT party deputy leader Brooke Van Velden about the budget, with a specific focus on mental health.

Stella speaks with Matt Boyd, director of Adapt Research about the predicted effects of nuclear war in New Zealand.

Frances is back with Eurovision, speaking with Cameron Mulgan about the war in Ukraine, NATO applications from Sweden and Finland, McDonalds leaving Russia, Mask-wearing in Europe at the moment, the outcome of the Swiss Frontex vote, and the segment's namesake; EuroVision results.

Stella speaks with Forest and Bird’s George Hobson about an increase in dotterel populations in the Hawkes Bay.

Finally, Stella talks to Laura Boren, science adviser at DOC about citizen interactions with wildlife as conservation efforts bring animals further into urban areas.