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The Wire w/ Joe: May 16, 2022

The Wire w/ Joe: May 16, 2022 The Wire w/ Joe: May 16, 2022, 111.73 MB
Mon 16 May 2022

This week on the Monday Wire! Today, Joe fills in for Charlie as host while she is away.

Charlie spoke to Action Station on their regular segment, discussing climate accountability this week.

Producer Trishil speaks to Larry Green from Gaspy and Dr Selena Sheng from the Business School at the University of Auckland about consistently rising fuel prices. He also speaks to Rich Rowley from Brain Badge and Dane Dougan from Autism NZ about Neurodiversity in the Workplace

Joe talks to Cass Thompson, an Organiser from the PSA, who joins us from the Health Worker's Strike today. She speaks about the impact this strike has on the health system and why it is so important. He also speaks to Ricardo Menendez March, the Immigration spokesperson from The Green Party about proposed changes to immigration and how it entrenches discrimination towards low wage migrants. 

That's us for the Monday Wire!

Neurodiversity in the Workplace w/ Rich Rowley of Brain Badge

Neurodiversity in the Workplace w/ Rich Rowley of Brain Badge Neurodiversity in the Workplace w/ Rich Rowley of Brain Badge, 34.53 MB
Mon 16 May 2022

Around 40% of New Zealanders are neurodivergent in different ways. Some are on the Autism Spectrum, others have ADHD (inattentive or hyperactive; combined type), dyslexia, etc.

Despite this wide diversity of individuals, a lot of individuals are not reflected within the Workplace. The brain badge was assembled as a means to work with businesses to facilitate the differences that neurodiverse individuals have in a neurotypically wired world. 

Trishil spoke to Brain Badge advisor Rich Rowley on the matter, hearing about his personal story along the way

Health Worker's Strike w/ Cass Thompson: May 16, 2022

Health Worker's Strike w/ Cass Thompson: May 16, 2022 Health Worker's Strike w/ Cass Thompson: May 16, 2022, 11.86 MB
Mon 16 May 2022

This week members of the Public Service Association start their industrial action. The action is said to involve a 24-hour strike and wants the DHB’s to take on recommendations made by the Employment Relations Authority.

Joe spoke with Cass Thompson, an organiser from the PSA, who is attending the Health Worker's Strike today. She speaks about the impact this strike has on the health system and why this strike is so important.

OurActionStation w/ Bernard Schofield: May 16, 2022

OurActionStation w/ Bernard Schofield: May 16, 2022 OurActionStation w/ Bernard Schofield: May 16, 2022, 20.27 MB
Mon 16 May 2022

On this week’s regular segment in collaboration with OurActionStation, we’re discussing climate accountability. Bernard Schofield, creator of the Climate Accountability Now petition, spoke with Charlie today about what petition signers expect the government. With the climate crisis constantly overshadowing the future, the petition hopes that with correct access to climate information New Zealander’s will take more action to prevent negative climate impact.

 

 

Proposed Immigration Changes w/ Ricardo Menendez March: May 16, 2022

Proposed Immigration Changes w/ Ricardo Menendez March: May 16, 2022 Proposed Immigration Changes w/ Ricardo Menendez March: May 16, 2022, 16.35 MB
Mon 16 May 2022

Last week The Green Party released a statement addressing the proposed imigration changes by the government, and how they could fail to guarantee pathways  to residency workers in the types of jobs deemed essential throughout the pandemic, by prioritising high income earners - instead of focusing on the wellbeing of workers and enabling migrants to put down roots.

Joe spoke to Green Party spokesperson for immigration, Ricardo Menedez March, on the proposed immigration changes from the government.

 

Neurodiversity In The Workplace w/Dane Dougan

Neurodiversity In The Workplace w/Dane Dougan Neurodiversity In The Workplace w/Dane Dougan, 17.31 MB
Mon 16 May 2022

Around 40% of New Zealanders are neurodivergent in different ways. Some are on the Autism Spectrum, others have ADHD (inattentive or hyperactive; combined type), dyslexia, etc.

Despite this wide diversity of individuals, a lot of individuals are not reflected within the Workplace. Trishil spoke to Autism New Zealand CEO Dane Dougan on the matter, and the work that Autism New Zealand does to assist those on the spectrum with integrating into the workforce. 

Fuel Prices Continue To Climb w/Larry Green and Dr. Selena Sheng

Fuel Prices Continue To Climb w/Larry Green and Dr. Selena Sheng Selena Sheng, 28.49 MB
Mon 16 May 2022

Despite the temporary removal of the Auckland Regional Fuel Tax, Fuel Prices are reaching their highest recorded costs. As of today, the most expensive fuel station in Auckland is offering prices up to $3.15 per litre.

Trishil spoke to Larry Green, developer of fuel comparison app Gaspy, and Dr Selena Sheng from the University of Auckland Business School to discuss these trends, as well as future predictions

Addressing Climate Change in the 2022 Budget w/ Bronwyn Hayward: May 13, 2022

Addressing Climate Change in the 2022 Budget w/ Bronwyn Hayward: May 13, 2022 Addressing Climate Change in the 2022 Budget w/ Bronwyn Hayward: May 13, 2022, 15.29 MB
Fri 13 May 2022

The 2022 annual budget will set the direction of New Zealand’s efforts to combat climate change, allocating resources towards crucial areas such as transport, energy and infrastructure.

Casper spoke to Bronwyn Hayward, a professor in the political science department of Canterbury University and a member of the IPCC intergovernmental panel on climate change, about how the budget might address climate change. Casper began by asking what sorts of investments she is anticipating with regards to addressing climate change.

Anchor Damage at Picton Harbour w/ Sally Watson: 13th of May, 2022

Anchor Damage at Picton Harbour w/ Sally Watson: 13th of May, 2022 Anchor Damage at Picton Harbour w/ Sally Watson: 13th of May, 2022, 21.2 MB
Fri 13 May 2022

Researchers from UoA, AUT and the National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research have recently discovered the levels of damage that anchors are causing to Picton Harbour.

Anchors are destroying parts of seabed, and producing amounts of sediment that could supposedly fill an olympic  swimming pool. 

The researchers believe that this issue could be seen in worse states around the world, Considering Picton harbour is generally lower congestion compared to ports of Wellington and Los Angeles.

Liam spoke to NIWA  lead researcher and UoA professor Sally Watson about what the study means and what it could predict for anchor damage around the world.

 

The Wire w/ Casper: May 13, 2022

The Wire w/ Casper: May 13, 2022 The Wire w/ Casper: May 13, 2022, 107.06 MB
Fri 13 May 2022

Today on the Wire Casper had a chat with Jon Duffy from consumer NZ about Foodstuffs recently announced price cuts and what they say about the supermarket industry. He also talked to Bronwyn Hayward from the University of Canterbury about how the 2022 budget might address climate change.

Liam spoke to Anu Kaloti from the Migrant Workers Association about the government's two-tier migration system and the issues that come with it. He also spoke to Fiona Hutton from Victoria University of Wellington about the police reviving the cannabis eradication operation in 2022.

Lastly Liam had a chat with Sally Watson from the National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research about the affects anchors are having on seabeds in Picton and the wider world.