For their weekly catch-up, News & Editorial Director Jessica Hopkins spoke to ACT MP Karen Chhour about the government banning TikTok from all parliamentary devices, and reprioritising its spending to refocus on the cost of living and Cyclone Gabrielle recovery.
For their weekly catch up, Hanna spoke to Takutai Kemp, Te Pāti Māori's candidate for Tāmaki Makaurau, about climate adaptation. They discussed the ongoing impacts of Cyclone Gabrielle, Te Pāti Māori's proposals for a Māori adaptation fund and collaboration between the Crown and whānau, hapū and iwi, and insights to be gleamed from tikanga when designing policy.
News & Editorial Director Jessica Hopkins speaks to ACT’s Karen Chhour about the government banning TikTok from all parliamentary devices and reprioritising spending to refocus on the cost of living and Cyclone Gabrielle recovery.
Hanna Thompson talks to Te Pāti Māori’s Takutai Kemp about the ongoing impacts of Cyclone Gabrielle and centring indigenous voices in the climate crisis debate.
Caeden Tipler speaks to Samah Huriwai-Seger from the Aotearoa Liberation League and Hibiscus and Bays Local Board member Jake Law about an anti-co-governance roadshow in Ōrewa.
Nicholas Lindstrom chats to “Tutira Mai” Cyclone Relief Concert volunteer Lewis Johnson about the event.
And Alex Bonham interviews urban advocate and former Christchurch councillor Mike Davidson about how we can make our cities safer for tamariki
This week Prime Minister Hipkins announced a plan to scrap cuts to speed limits on many roads. The safety benefits of lowering speed limits has been well documented, but Professor Len Gillman is an advocate for the lowering of speed limits to help reduce emissions. Simon began by asking Professor Gillman what the benefits of lowering speed limits across Aotearoa are.
Research Fellow at Otago University Marnie Prickett recently co-wrote a report for the Public Health Communication Centre titled 'When The First Barrier Falls: Strengthening Protection for Drinking Water Sources'. Simon spoke with Marnie about protecting drinking water sources in Aotearoa as well issues with the water supply. She began by discussing the 2016 Havelock North contamination.
This week is neurodiversity celebration week in Aotearoa. Professor Karen Waldie is a Professor in the School of Psychology and with the Centre for Brain Research at the University of Auckland. Simon started by asking Professor Waldie what neurodiversity celebration week is and why it is important.