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5G, Huawei, and You w/ Felix Walton: July 15, 2020

5G, Huawei, and You w/ Felix Walton: July 15, 2020 5G, Huawei, and You w/ Felix Walton: July 15, 2020, 14.02 MB
Wed 15 Jul 2020

Felix reports on yesterday's announcement that the UK would ban Huawei's technology from use in their 5G network, and why everybody is so suspicious of Huawei.

NZ First w/ Tracey Martin, rounding up the term: July 15, 2020

NZ First w/ Tracey Martin, rounding up the term: July 15, 2020 NZ First w/ Tracey Martin, rounding up the term: July 15, 2020, 33.45 MB
Wed 15 Jul 2020

This morning Lillian spoke to the Minister for the last time, we started by discussing Todd Muller’s resignation and Judith Collin’s appointment as National Party leader, before touching on some of the things Martin is most proud of during this government term and what she wants to work more on.

 

Dear Science w/ Allan Blackman & Marcus Jones: July 15, 2020

Dear Science w/ Allan Blackman & Marcus Jones: July 15, 2020 Dear Science w/ Allan Blackman & Marcus Jones: July 15, 2020, 27.02 MB
Wed 15 Jul 2020

In a super-rare double-trouble episode of Dear Science, Allan Blackman and Marcus Jones join us to chat about cannabis, a new method of purifying water, and a way to reuse energy that has been wasted as heat.

The (final) Wire with Lillian: July 15, 2020

The (final) Wire with Lillian: July 15, 2020 The (final) Wire with Lillian: July 15, 2020, 114.89 MB
Wed 15 Jul 2020

For Lillian's last show today, both Allan and Marcus are in studio for Dear Science with a bottle of bubbly, we discuss cannabis, the power of sunlight, and solar power.

We are going to do a little update on the National Party’s new leader and just the whole shambles that was these past couple months.

Felix reports on Huawei and 5G in the UK, and the wider implications of 5G conspiracies.

We have NZ First’s Tracey Martin on the show today and Lillian's last discussion they touch on some of her successes from the past government term, as well as what other work needs to be done, and discuss the new National Party leadership.

And Lillian finishes the show by running through some highlights of her time here, touching on Ihumātao, the Christchurch terror attacks, Ramadan, a chat with Cornel West, an interview about phosphate, an interview in Māori about Mahuru Māori, a report on the Covid-19 Response Bill, and a report on whiteness. 

 

P.S the text machine wasn't refreshing so Lillian apologises for the claim on the show that there were no texts, there were!! And she's very grateful <3

City Counselling w/ Cr Pippa Coom: July 14, 2020

City Counselling w/ Cr Pippa Coom: July 14, 2020 City Counselling w/ Cr Pippa Coom: July 14, 2020, 18.81 MB
Tue 14 Jul 2020

This week on City Counselling, we talk to Cr Pippa Coom about equity in the budget, communication around funding for the shovel ready projects and the Climate Action Plan. 95bFM's Oscar Perress began by asking about the record submissions in Auckland Council's consultation process.  

The Tuesday Wire with Justin: 14th July 2020

The Tuesday Wire with Justin: 14th July 2020 The Tuesday Wire with Justin: 14th July 2020, 104.82 MB
Tue 14 Jul 2020

On Greendesk, Bronnie spoke to Michael Apathy about climate anxiety.

Oscar caught up with Councillor Pippa Coom about Auckland Council's emergency budget, infrastructure projects and climate action plan on City Counselling.

International Desk recounts on a history between France and Algeria.

Hanna talked to Isabella Lenihan-Ikin of the New Zealand Union of Student Associations about the government's plan to provide mental health services for students.

Justin's International Desk: 14th July 2020

Justin's International Desk: 14th July 2020 Justin's International Desk: 14th July 2020, 23.52 MB
Tue 14 Jul 2020

The remains of 24 Algerian resistance fighters, which have been taken to France as trophies, have been repatriated from Paris to Algiers for burial.  International Desk reports a history of French colonization in Algeria.

The Big Q: Is the United States haunted by its racist past? July 14, 2020

The Big Q: Is the United States haunted by its racist past? July 14, 2020 The Big Q: Is the United States haunted by its racist past? July 14, 2020, 13.51 MB
Tue 14 Jul 2020

In recent weeks, the news in the United States has been filled with stories of statues and public spaces being altered or removed. These stories are usually connected with America’s racist past, with a particular eye towards the issue of slavery. Is the United States haunted by its racist past? What can it do to overcome this history? Doug Becker speaks with Jessica Auchter.


For more stories like this head to www.thebigq.org 
 

The New Privacy Law w/ Gehan Gunasekara: July 13th, 2020

The New Privacy Law w/ Gehan Gunasekara: July 13th, 2020 The New Privacy Law w/ Gehan Gunasekara: July 13th, 2020, 33.72 MB
Mon 13 Jul 2020

In a two part series, producer James Tapp covers the new updates to New Zealands privacy law, which comes into affect on December 1st, 2020. In this first part, James talks to Gehan Gunasekara, who is the chair of the New Zealand Privacy Foundation as well as an associate business professor at the University of Auckland, specialising in privacy. James also covers what it is going to be added amd starts of by asking Gehan what is new.

Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation w/ Ben Birks-Ang

Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation w/ Ben Birks-Ang Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation w/ Ben Birks-Ang, 23.42 MB
Mon 13 Jul 2020

Recently the government announced a $32 million boost to strengthen drug and alcohol addiction services in Aotearoa. To discuss this and addiction struggles in New Zealand, Zoe Larsen Cumming interviewed the Deputy Executive Director of Programmes at the New Zealand Drug Foundation Ben Birks-Ang.