Teanau Tuiono’s bill launched today would strike an anti-Pacific racist law from the country’s books.
The Restoring Citizenship Removed By Citizenship (Western Samoa) Act 1982 Bill would restore the right to citizenship for people from Western Samoa who were born between 1924 and 1949, as had been promised to them.
Protesters disrupted a Z energy lecture yesterday, hosted by Auckland University. They accused the event, entitled “transition to a low-carbon future”, of greenwashing, and the university of giving a platform to one of New Zealand’s biggest carbon producers.
David spoke with protest organiser Adam Currie about what happened.
Welcome to the Thursday Wire! This week on the show…
Tuva’a has his weekly catch up with Andrew Little. Stella speaks to the head writer of Shortland Street, Jessica Joy Wood, about Shortland Street’s creative involvement with the campaign to recruit nurses.
Frances brings us Greendesk, speaking with Gabrielle Feather, a PhD student at the University of Tasmania about climate anxiety.
Stella speaks to Dr Nick Cradock-Henry from Manaaki Whenua about the government’s National Adaptation Plan. Stella speaks to Joe Rich, chief executive of the Burnett Foundation, about their call to the government for vulnerable populations to be vaccinated against monkeypox.
The government released our first National Adaptation Plan yesterday, which details how kiwis could respond to climate change. Stella spoke to Dr Nick Cradock-Henry, Lead Scientist of social and ecological resilience at manaaki Whenua, about the NAP.
New Zealand sexual health service, The Burnett Foundation, and Dr Peter Saxton from the University of Auckland submitted a letter to the government yesterday, urging them to vaccinate vulnerable communities against monkeypox now. Stella spoke to Joe Rich, Chief Executive of the Burnett Foundation, about the content of the letter.
This week on Dear Science Allan spoke to Casper and Emily about allegations of fabricated alzheimers research, the 'wet bulb' measurement of humidity, and chemical reactions that might have played into the origin of life.