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Mammogram targets missed w/ Adele Gautier: February 3, 2023

Mammogram targets missed w/ Adele Gautier: February 3, 2023 Mammogram targets missed w/ Adele Gautier: February 3, 2023, 7.02 MB
Fri 3 Feb 2023

Aotearoa's breast screening programme has now missed its mammogram coverage targets for three consecutive years. National Screening Unit stats show as of the end of last year, 65% of eligible women were being screened, which was short of the targeted 70%

Joe speaks to Adele Gautier, Research manager for The Breast Cancer Foundation on this matter.

 

City Counselling w/ Shane Henderson: February 3, 2023

City Counselling w/ Shane Henderson: February 3, 2023 City Counselling w/ Shane Henderson: February 3, 2023, 12.78 MB
Fri 3 Feb 2023

Auckland is still reeling from last week’s intense rainfall and subsequent flooding. Damage from the weather event has left many without possessions and housing.

The community is beginning to rally around those affected providing support in anything from food to housing to towels. David spoke to Councillor Shane Henderson about the subject.

 

Does Unemployment Need to Rise to Tackle Inflation? w/ Professor Robert MacCulloch

Does Unemployment Need to Rise to Tackle Inflation? w/ Professor Robert MacCulloch Does Unemployment Need to Rise to Tackle Inflation? w/ Professor Robert MacCulloch, 23.97 MB
Thu 2 Feb 2023

As people continue to struggle with rising cost of living, some economists have suggested raising unemployment rates to tamp inflation. However, doing so would further increase hardship for those laid off, and job losses would concentrate among low-income workers. Are gentler deflationary tools available?

Hanna spoke to Professor Robert MacCulloch, Matthew S. Abel Chair of Macroeconomics at the University of Auckland, about why unemployment remained low despite market shocks, the theory behind raising unemployment to tackle inflation and its critique, and the disciplinary effect of unemployment on workers.

The Wire w/ Liam: February 2nd, 2023

The Wire w/ Liam: February 2nd, 2023 The Wire w/ Liam: February 2nd, 2023, 99.37 MB
Thu 2 Feb 2023

E whai akei nei, coming up on the Thursday Wire…

Liam has a package re-evaluating the Three Waters Reform in the wake of the Auckland flooding. They’ve spoken to the University of Auckland's Dr Timothy Welch about stormwater infrastructure, E Tū Union director Mat Danaher about why they support Three Waters and ACT Party local government and infrastructure spokesperson Simon Court about why they continue to oppose it.

Hanna spoke to Professor Robert MaCulloch about Aotearoa's unemployment rates.

And Liam had a chat with bFM European Correspondent Cameron Adams about what's been going on in Ukraine, the Czech Republic, and the UK!

Three Waters After Aucklands Flooding w/ Dr Timothy Welch, Mat Danaher and Simon Court: February 2nd, 2023

Three Waters After Aucklands Flooding w/ Dr Timothy Welch, Mat Danaher and Simon Court: February 2nd, 2023 Three Waters After Aucklands Flooding w/ Dr Timothy Welch, Mat Danaher and Simon Court: February 2nd, 2023, 64.68 MB
Thu 2 Feb 2023

The mass flooding in Auckland has renewed conversations and calls for the three waters reform to continue, to completion. 

The controversial Labour policy has been speculated to be on the chopping block of new PM Chris Hipkins, further supported by the appointment of new cabinet minister Kieran McAnulty to the local government portfolio. 

However, the devastation caused by the flooding reinstated how badly Tamaki Makaurau needs updated stormwater infrastructure. 

To learn about where the reform currently stands and what stormwater infrastructure needs to be put in place, i’ve spoken to UoA’s Timothy Welch, E tū Unions Mat Danaher and ACT MP Simon Court about their respective opinions on the policy. 

 

Health Hazards During a Flood w/ Senior Lecturer at the Massey University School of Built Environment, Dr Mikael Boulic: February 1, 2023

Health Hazards During a Flood w/ Senior Lecturer at the Massey University School of Built Environment, Dr Mikael Boulic: February 1, 2023 Health Hazards During a Flood w/ Senior Lecturer at the Massey University School of Built Environment, Dr Mikael Boulic: February 1, 2023, 18.42 MB
Wed 1 Feb 2023

More than 200 homes have been red-stickered, and at least 5000 have been damaged after the devastating deluge across Tāmaki Makaurau and the upper North Island. 

Experts are warning that health hazards such as mould and contamination could be waiting for residents returning to their flood damaged homes.

News & Editorial Director Jessica Hopkins spoke to Senior Lecturer at the Massey University School of Built Environment, Dr Mikael Boulic, who says Auckland’s current conditions are the “worst case scenario” for mould to grow. 

We started off our interview discussing what steps people should take when cleaning up their wet property.

How Climate Change Will Affect Our Weather w/ Victoria University Professor James Renwick: February 1, 2023

How Climate Change Will Affect Our Weather w/ Victoria University Professor James Renwick: February 1, 2023 How Climate Change Will Affect Our Weather w/ Victoria University Professor James Renwick: February 1, 2023 , 13.15 MB
Wed 1 Feb 2023

The Auckland floods have been devastating for many, but will this extreme weather become our new normal? 

Today Troy Matich spoke with Victoria University Professor James Renwick about how the future of climate change could bring more extreme weather, and disaster. 

The Wire with Jessica: February 1, 2023

The Wire with Jessica: February 1, 2023 The Wire with Jessica: February 1, 2023, 41.55 MB
Wed 1 Feb 2023

News Sub-Editor Stella Huggins speaks to Dr Suze Wilson, a senior lecturer at Massey University about Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown’s response to the flooding in Tāmaki Makaurau. 

News & Editorial Director interviews Dr Mikael Boulic, a senior lecturer at the Massey University School of Built Environment about how people can protect themselves from health hazards such as mould in flood damaged homes. 

Producer Troy Matich speak to Victoria University professor James Renwick about climate change and its effects on weather and disasters. 

And Michelle Le Long Chief Operating Officer at pet insurance specialist PD Insurance shares their advice for pet owners on protecting their furry family members during the ongoing floods.

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown's Response To The Floods w/ Massey University Senior Lecturer Dr Suze Wilson: February 1, 2023

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown's Response To The Floods w/ Massey University Senior Lecturer Dr Suze Wilson: February 1, 2023 Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown's Response To The Floods w/ Massey University Senior Lecturer Dr Suze Wilson: February 1, 2023, 26.05 MB
Wed 1 Feb 2023

The flooding in Tamaki Makaurau has been devastating in a myriad of ways. One aspect that has clearly troubled a lot of people has been the Mayor’s response, or lack thereof in the beginnings of the disaster unfolding. 

News Sub-Editor Stella Huggins spoke to Dr Suze Wilson, a senior lecturer at Massey University, whose area of expertise is in leadership and management, about the nuances of the situation.

 

WeatherWatch Update w/ Phillip Duncan: January 31, 2023

WeatherWatch Update w/ Phillip Duncan: January 31, 2023 WeatherWatch Update w/ Phillip Duncan: January 31, 2023, 23.62 MB
Tue 31 Jan 2023

This week on the Tuesday Wire Milly speaks to Phillip Duncan from WeatherWatch about the meteorological conditions that created this weekends wild weather. Additionally, Milly asks about how to better manage and predict weather extremes as they become more common due to climate change.