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'Waka jumping' Bill, RMA reforms and Guaranteed Minimum Income: July 6th, 2020

'Waka jumping' Bill, RMA reforms and Guaranteed Minimum Income: July 6th, 2020 'Waka jumping' Bill, RMA reforms and Guaranteed Minimum Income: July 6th, 2020 , 24.6 MB
Mon 6 Jul 2020

This week Sherry Zhang talks to Green Party co-leader James Shaw, on the Electoral Integrity Amendment Act. This means members of parliament can’t change political parties once they enter parliament, and party leader are able to kick out MP's if they reasonably believe they disproportionately affect the proportion of parliament.

Pt 1: Healthy safe sex and sex education in schools w/ Sarita Das: July 6th, 2020

Pt 1: Queer sex, sex education, masturbation and shame w/ Sarita Das: July 6th, 2020 Pt 1: Queer sex, sex education, masturbation and shame w/ Sarita Das: July 6th, 2020, 9.71 MB
Mon 6 Jul 2020

Sherry Zhang talks to sex therapist and educator Sarita das. In Part 1, we speak on queer sex for everyone, masturbation and shame, female pleasure, sex education in schools, and healthy safe sex. We ended up having a much longer chat, on navigating sex as a queer person of colour, and fetishisation. Listen in Part 2 next week!

Sherry begin by opening the conversation about sexy times with masturbation! 

 

The Big Q: Will Trump continue to limit immigration in light of COVID-19? July 6, 2020

The Big Q: Will Trump continue to limit immigration in light of COVID-19? July 6, 2020 The Big Q: Will Trump continue to limit immigration in light of COVID-19? July 6, 2020, 34.39 MB
Mon 6 Jul 2020

One of the most fundamental features of the Trump Administration is a policy of limiting immigration and reversing previous US policy on work visas, asylum, and deportation. Will Trump continue to limit immigration in light of recent US Supreme Court decisions and the Covid-19 Pandemic? Doug Becker speaks with Peter J. Spiro and Hiroshi Motomura.

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

Unequal Pay in New Zealand w/ Lisa Lawrence: July 6, 2020

Unequal Pay in New Zealand w/ Lisa Lawrence: July 6, 2020 Unequal Pay in New Zealand w/ Lisa Lawrence: July 6, 2020, 6.69 MB
Mon 6 Jul 2020

A report released by the Human Rights Commission has revealed that 44 percent of New Zealanders have experienced being paid less than someone who does the same job as them. To find out more about pay disparity in New Zealand, Zoë Larsen Cumming interviewed the president of the National Council of Women in New Zealand, Lisa Lawrence. 

The Wire with Jemima: July 3, 2020

The Wire with Jemima: July 3, 2020 The Wire with Jemima: July 3, 2020, 100.54 MB
Fri 3 Jul 2020

On the Friday Wire, Lillian Hanly follows up her discussion with Minister for Children Tracey Martin about the allegations made against Oranga Tamariki. She speaks to AUT Associate Professor of Law Khylee Quince and the Whānau Ora Commissioning Agency Chair Merepeka Raukawa-Tait about their response to Martin's comments on the culture at OT. 

Jemima Huston speaks to National Party MP David Carter about his members bill that aims to repeal the controversial waka-jumping law. The Green Party issues a statement also. 

Sam Denne talks to Ben Wamalili, a University of Canterbury researcher, about the perception of cigarette smoking held by students. 

Minister Tracey Martin on Oranga Tamariki Allegations: Khylee Quince and Merepeka Raukawa-Tait Respond: July 3, 2020

Minister Tracey Martin on Oranga Tamariki Allegations: Khylee Quince and Merepeka Raukawa-Tait Respond: July 3, 2020 Minister Tracey Martin on Oranga Tamariki Allegations: Khylee Quince and Merepeka Raukawa-Tait Respond: July 3, 2020, 16.49 MB
Fri 3 Jul 2020

Lillian Hanly follows up her discussion with Minister for Children Tracey Martin on Wednesday about the allegations made in a Newsroom article regarding workplace culture at Oranga Tamariki. She speaks to AUT Associate Professor of Law Khylee Quince who responds to the interview. Whānau Ora Chair Merepeka Raukawa Tait also discusses her long-standing calls for the resignation of the Children's Minister and the Oranga Tamariki Chief Executive with Lillian. 

National Party Calls for Waka-Jumping Law Repeal: July 3, 2020

National Party Calls for Waka-Jumping Law Repeal: July 3, 2020 National Party Calls for Waka-Jumping Law Repeal: July 3, 2020, 7.35 MB
Fri 3 Jul 2020

National MP David Carter's bill seeking to repeal the 2018 waka-jumping law has been drawn from the Member's Bill ballot this week. Carter is calling on the Green Party for their support in getting the bill across the line. Jemima speaks to Carter about why the National Party believes the waka-jumping law is undemocratic and needs to be repealed. 

Justin's International Desk: 2nd July 2020

Justin's International Desk: 2nd July 2020 Justin's International Desk: 2nd July 2020, 21 MB
Thu 2 Jul 2020

International Desk reports on the details of the national security law imposed in Hong Kong by China.

Sleep Patterns with Psychologist Dan Ford: July 02, 2020

Sleep Patterns with Psychologist Dan Ford: July 02, 2020 Sleep Patterns with Psychologist Dan Ford: July 02, 2020, 11.09 MB
Thu 2 Jul 2020

Producer Ollie Joblin speaks with psychologist Dan Ford on sleeping patterns and if we could benefit from changing the way we sleep

The Wire with Mary-Margaret: July 2, 2020

The Wire with Mary-Margaret: July 2, 2020 The Wire with Mary-Margaret: July 2, 2020, 83.34 MB
Thu 2 Jul 2020

Mary-Margaret speaks to Te Ara Whatu’s Nate Rew about the ecological harm posed by Council’s bid to draw more than double their current water grab from Waikato River each day.

Justin takes us through the 101 of what’s happening in Hong Kong, where several protestors have been arrested after China’s issuing of a new National Security law. 

Andrew Little joins us again today, he tells Mary-Margaret about the New Zealand Criminal Cases Review Commission, the restoration of the right to legal representation in the family court, and making justice systems less homogenous.

In Neighbourhood Watch, Zoe explains where the second wave of COVID-19 is happening in Australia, and we find out where funding for the arts is going at the moment.

And finally, Ollie is helping you feel more rested in his discussion with Psychologist Dan Ford about sleeping patterns