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Whittakers Drops Fairtrade with Geoff White of TradeAid: July 16, 2020

Whittakers Drops Fairtrade with Geoff White of TradeAid: July 16, 2020 Whittakers Drops Fairtrade with Geoff White of TradeAid: July 16, 2020, 9.31 MB
Thu 16 Jul 2020

Producer Ollie speaks with Geoff White, CEO of TradeAid on Whittakers decision to change it's certification with Fairtrade to the Rainforest Alliance

What's Next for National (and other minor parties)?: 16th July 2020

What's Next for National (and other minor parties)?: 16th July 2020 What's Next for National (and other minor parties)?: 16th July 2020, 21.73 MB
Thu 16 Jul 2020

Justin talked to former MP and United Future Leader Peter Dunne about the future of the National Leader, following new leader Judith Collins reshuffling the shadow cabinet and MPs Amy Adams and Nikki Kaye retiring from Parliament.

Recycling Infrastructure Investment with Minister Eugenie Sage: July 16, 2020

Recycling Infrastructure Investment with Minister Eugenie Sage: July 16, 2020 Recycling Infrastructure Investment with Minister Eugenie Sage: July 16, 2020, 9.61 MB
Thu 16 Jul 2020

Associate Minister for the Environment Eugenie Sage joined Ollie live in the studio to discuss the Government's new plan to tackle the country's waste

The Thursday Wire with Justin: 16th July 2020

The Wire with Justin: 16th July 2020 The Wire with Justin: 16th July 2020, 121.94 MB
Thu 16 Jul 2020

Justin spoke to former United Future leader Peter Dunne on the future of the National Party following leadership changes, the resignation of MPs Amy Adams and Nikki Kaye, and a shadow cabinet reshuffle.

Ollie spoke to Associate Environment Minister Eugenie Sage on recycling infrastructure.

Ollie also discussed with TradeAid Chief Executive Geoff White about chocolate manufacturer Whittaker's decision to switch from Fairtrade certification to Rainforest Alliance certification.

Zoe caught up with Justin on Neighbourhood Watch and talked about the coronavirus situation in New South Wales, the Palace Letters, and a Truth and Justice Commission for Aboriginal People in Victoria.

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.