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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 
 

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. 

The Monday Wire with Zoë, Oscar and James; July 13, 2020

The Monday Wire with Zoë, Oscar and James; July 13, 2020 The Monday Wire with Zoë, Oscar and James; July 13, 2020 , 102.58 MB
Mon 13 Jul 2020

This week on The Monday Wire, we have our weekly chat with Green party co-leader James Shaw on The Clean Energy Plan. 

Pacific Media Centre Contributing Editor Sri Krishnamurthi, with the latest in pacific news, from The Phillippines to West Papua.  

95bFM reporter James Tapp brings us a piece on Privacy Law with THe University of Auckland's Gehan Gunasekara. 

And finally, 95bFM Producer Zoë Larsen Cumming interviews the Deputy Executive Director of Programmes at the New Zealand Drug Foundation Ben Birks-Ang regarding a recent boost in funding to drug and alcohol rehabilitation. 

 

A huge thank you to everyone who spoke to us today. 

 

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.

AAAP Calls for Welfare Reform with Brooke Fiafia

AAAP Calls for Welfare Reform with Brooke Fiafia AAAP Calls for Welfare Reform with Brooke Fiafia, 11.83 MB
Fri 10 Jul 2020

Sam speaks with Auckland Action Against Poverty's Brooke Fiafia about the organisation's numerous recommendations to government in their new campaign aiming to lift benefit levels to a liveable rate.

Hemp Farming with Michael Burnett of The Brothers Green: July 09, 2020

Hemp Farming with Michael Burnett of The Brothers Green: July 09, 2020 Hemp Farming with Michael Burnett of The Brothers Green: July 09, 2020, 14.6 MB
Thu 9 Jul 2020

Producer Ollie speaks with Michael Burnett of The Brothers Green on the reaction to their cannabis farm in North Canterbury and the sustainability and environmental benefits of hemp growing in Aotearoa

Monitoring Treatment of Children in Detention Centers w/ Andrew Becroft: July 9 2020

Monitoring Treatment of Children in Detention Centers w/ Andrew Becroft: July 9 2020 Monitoring Treatment of Children in Detention Centers w/ Andrew Becroft: July 9 2020, 22.96 MB
Thu 9 Jul 2020

The extension of the role of Children’s Commissioner makes Andrew Becroft the monitor of treatment of children in secure detention centres. Mary-Margaret spoke to Andrew about the power imbalance that exists between the State and vulnerable children detained without choice. She asked if we can be confident that their rights will be better upheld this way, and about Andrew’s impression of how the law treats the rights of children more generally.

The Wire with Mary-Margaret: July 9, 2020

The Wire with Mary-Margaret: July 9, 2020 The Wire with Mary-Margaret: July 9, 2020, 121.37 MB
Thu 9 Jul 2020

Mary-Margaret speaks to Andrew Becroft about the extension of the role of Children’s Commissioner to monitor of treatment of children in secure detention centres

Emmy Rakete gives us the where and when of their rally demanding that the officers who hurt Nikau Andrews are brought to account

Ollie talks to Michael Burnett from The Brothers Green about hemp, and if they have upheld their responsibility to partner with Ngai Tahu

In Neighbourhood Watch, Zoe updates us on the situation at Melbourne Towers, and the border between Victoria and New South Wales being closed

And Andrew Little joins us to discuss several developments this week, such as the proposed rewriting of the Official Information Act

Neighbourhood Watch: July 09 2020

Neighbourhood Watch: July 09 2020 Neighbourhood Watch: July 09 2020, 10.53 MB
Thu 9 Jul 2020

This week in Neighbourhood Watch, Zoe updates us on the situation at Melbourne Towers, and the border between Victoria and New South Wales being closed