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NZEI Te Riu Roa on Why Teachers Feel Unsafe in Classrooms: June 26, 2020

NZEI Te Riu Roa on Why Teachers Feel Unsafe in Classrooms: June 26, 2020 NZEI Te Riu Roa on Why Teachers Feel Unsafe in Classrooms: June 26, 2020, 6.45 MB
Fri 26 Jun 2020

The New Zealand Council of Education Research has released survey results that say 24% of teachers surveyed feel occasionally unsafe in the classroom due to extreme behaviour exhibited by students. Jemima talks to NZEI Te Riu Roa president Liam Rutherford about the findings. 

Labour's Andrew Little: 25 June 2020

Labour's Andrew Little: 25 June 2020 Labour's Andrew Little: 25 June 2020, 29.65 MB
Thu 25 Jun 2020

Justin talked to Justice Minister Andrew Little on COvid-19 quarantine and testing, Sexual Violence Legislation, cybersecurity, and the prisoner voting rights bill's third reading in Parliament.

Threat Management Plan for Dolphins w/ Geoff Keey June 25 2020

Threat Management Plan for Dolphins w/ Geoff Keey June 25 2020 Threat Management Plan for Dolphins w/ Geoff Keey June 25 2020, 30.34 MB
Thu 25 Jun 2020

Ollie Joblin speaks with Forest and Bird spokesperson Geoff Keey on the government's updated Threat Management Plan for Hector's and Maui dolphins

The Thursday Wire with Justin: 25th June 2020

The Thursday Wire with Justin: 25th June 2020 The Thursday Wire with Justin: 25th June 2020, 87.89 MB
Thu 25 Jun 2020

Justin Wong talked to Justice Minister Andrew Little about the prisoner voting rights bill being passed third reading in Parliament, Covid-19 quarantine and testing, cybersecurity, and the Sex Offences legislation.

Ollie Joblin spoke to Forest and Bird's Geoff Keey on a Threat Mangement Plan to protect Hector's and Maui dolphins.

On Neighbourhood Watch, Zoe Kounandis from Radio Adelaide reports on state border restrictions, community TV closures and university course fee changes.

Felix Reflects on Todd Muller's First Month: June 24, 2020

Felix Reflects on Todd Muller's First Month: June 24, 2020 Felix Reflects on Todd Muller's First Month: June 24, 2020, 6.8 MB
Wed 24 Jun 2020

Felix Walton takes a look at Todd Muller's first month as National party leader, meritocracy and unconscious bias.

The Wire with Lillian: June 24, 2020

The Wire with Lillian: June 24, 2020 The Wire with Lillian: June 24, 2020, 106.88 MB
Wed 24 Jun 2020

Today we have Dear Science where Marcus Jones takes us through developments about Dark Matter, an LHC upgrade and the saddest two weeks on Twitter. 

Felix Walton gives us an overview of National Party leader Todd Muller's first month in the role. 

NZ First's Tracey Martin joins us again this week discussing Covid-19 quarantine mishaps and a delay to the Sexual Violence Legislation Bill. 

Lillian looks further into this Bill, speaking to Paulette Benton-Greig of the University of Waikato's Faculty of Law about rape myths and 'fair trials'.

NZ First w/ Tracey Martin: June 24, 2020

NZ First w/ Tracey Martin: June 24, 2020 NZ First w/ Tracey Martin: June 24, 2020, 27.76 MB
Wed 24 Jun 2020

Minister Tracey Martin joins us again this week and we spoke for a long time again, touching on new entrenched support for the teaching of the health and sexuality curriculum in schools, which basically secures funding for a number of people to go in and do this, to ensure consistency across the curriculum and throughout all schools. We didn’t have the time to play that today, but there are more announcements in the wings so we can try cover that again later perhaps. Today though, we talk about Covid-19 quarantine mishaps and also the delay in the Sexual Violence Legislation Bill. Lillian started by Asking the Minister if the quarantine mishaps could have been avoided. 

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Lillian also asked the Minister when she does think she is going to get this done so it can go ahead, and she’s saying she’s trying to do it as quickly as possible. 

 

The Sexual Violence Legislation Bill - rape myths and 'unfair trials' w/ Paulette Benton-Greig: June 24, 2020

The Sexual Violence Legislation Bill - rape myths and 'unfair trials' w/ Paulette Benton-Greig: June 24, 2020 The Sexual Violence Legislation Bill - rape myths and 'unfair trials' w/ Paulette Benton-Greig: June 24, 2020, 29.76 MB
Wed 24 Jun 2020

Following from the discussion with NZ First's Tracey Martin, Lillian looks further into what defines a 'fair trial' and why the changes proposed in this Bill are necessary to create a safer environment for survivors to testify. Speaking to Paulette Benton-Greig from the University of Waikato's Faculty of Law, they discuss rape myths and the concerns raised about the Bill from the Defence Lawyers Association. 

References in this report were made to an article by Alison Mau and to this twitter thread

Nitrogen Pollution & Accountability: June 23, 2020

Nitrogen Pollution & Accountability: June 23, 2020 Nitrogen Pollution & Accountability: June 23, 2020, 12.16 MB
Tue 23 Jun 2020

Last month the government proposed a set of new freshwater reforms with the aim of restoring Aotearoa’s waterways within a generation. However, the reforms have come without a set limit on freshwater nitrogen levels. Forest and Bird is calling for a nitrogen limit to be introduced as part of the government’s waterways reforms to hold regional council’s accountable for the nitrogen pollution in their drinking water supplies. 95bFM News Director Jemima Huston spoke to Forest and Bird Freshwater Spokesperson, Tom Kay, about why it is important to limit the nitrogen in our water and why some regions in New Zealand are experiencing higher levels of pollution than others. Here is Jemima speaking to Tom.

The Wire with Mary-Margaret: June 23, 2020

The Wire with Mary-Margaret: June 23, 2020 The Wire with Mary-Margaret: June 23, 2020, 81.08 MB
Tue 23 Jun 2020

Mary-Margaret speaks to Low Carbon Specialist Robbie Sutherland about the extent to which responsibility for climate issues lies with the public versus government, and about which initiatives are available for volunteering this winter

Oscar speaks to Richard Hills in this week’s instalment of city counselling and we hear about the logistics of council’s operations now we’re back at level 1

Jemima speaks to Tom Kay of Forest & Bird about water pollution risks and lack of government action

And in Green Desk this week, Bronnie learns about the UNESCO commission for culture in New Zealand, where a new commissioner has just been appointed