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Monetary Redress for Survivors of Institutionalised Abuse w/ Dr Stephen Winter

Monetary Redress for Survivors of Institutionalised Abuse w/ Dr Stephen Winter Monetary Redress for Survivors of Institutionalised Abuse w/ Dr Stephen Winter, 15.83 MB
Mon 7 Dec 2020

Last week survivors of institutionalised abuse spoke at the first religion based redress hearings of the Royal Commission. The New Zealand Catholic Church stated that they will learn from their past mistakes and do their part to stop abuse in care. 

Jess talked to Dr Stephen Winter about the outcomes he hopes to see from the Royal Commission and his research into monetary redress programmes.  

The interview began by discussing the current state of monetary redress programmes and what support is available for survivors of institutionalised abuse in New Zealand. 

Four New Bills in Parliament's First Week w/ the Green Party co-leader James Shaw: December 7, 2020

Four New Bills in Parliament's First Week w/ the Green Party co-leader James Shaw: December 7, 2020 Four New Bills in Parliament's First Week w/ the Green Party co-leader James Shaw: December 7, 2020, 20.78 MB
Mon 7 Dec 2020

This week is Zoë Larsen Cumming's last chat of the year with the Green Party co-leader James Shaw and there's lots to talk about. 

Four bills were rushed urgently through parliament last week during its first full week of sitting. These were a new income tax bracket, drug testing at festivals and events, increasing sick leave from five to ten days, and increasing the speed at which the government can change COVID-19 alert levels. 

To find out the who, what, when, where, why of these new bills, whakarongo mai! 

The Government's Acknowledgement of the Housing Crisis w/ Peter Malcolm: December 07, 2020

The Government's Acknowledgement of the Housing Crisis w/ Peter Malcolm: December 07, 2020 The Government's Acknowledgement of the Housing Crisis w/ Peter Malcolm: December 07, 2020, 25.43 MB
Mon 7 Dec 2020

About two weeks ago, Minister of Finance, Grant Robertson, penned a letter to the Reserve Bank Governor, Adrian Orr, seeking advice on solving Aotearoa's housing crisis. This shows that the government is acknowleging the severity of the housing crisis and Aneeka speaks to Peter Malcolm, spokesperson for 'Closing the Gap; the Income Equality Project' about the crisis and what action we need to start seeing at the governmental level. 

The Wire with Zoë: Monday, December 7, 2020

The Wire with Zoë: Monday, December 7, 2020 The Wire with Zoë: Monday, December 7, 2020, 104.81 MB
Mon 7 Dec 2020

Today on the Wire! 

Zoë Larsen Cumming has her weekly chat with the Green Party co-leader James Shaw. This week they discuss the four bills rushed through parliament in its first week of sitting last week. 

Then Jess Hopkins speaks to Dr Stephen Winter, Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations and Social Sciences at the University of Auckland, about monetary redress programmes for survivors of institutionalised abuse, and the Royal Commission's recent redress hearings.

Next Aneeka Moheed speaks to Peter Malcom, spokesperson for ‘closing the gap; the income equality organisation.

Then Jess speaks to the director of Nikko Asset Management, George Carter, about KiwiSaver and investing in disruptive innovation funds.

And finally, Zoë speaks to the general manager of Rotorua Canopy tours, Paul Button, about how his adventure park combines conservation and tourism and the positive flow on effects they’re seeing in neighbouring areas.

Whakarongo mai! 

The Big Q: Will the Biden administration re-join the Iran nuclear deal? December 7, 2020

The Big Q: Will the Biden administration re-join the Iran nuclear deal? December 7, 2020 The Big Q: Will the Biden administration re-join the Iran nuclear deal? December 7, 2020, 38.28 MB
Mon 7 Dec 2020

President-elect Joe Biden campaigned on a promise to return to normalcy. At the start of his campaign, he proposed that the US return to the Iran nuclear deal, an agreement which President Donald Trump withdrew the US from in 2018. What complications will the US face in returning to the agreement? Doug Becker speaks with four experts about a possible return to the agreement under Biden.

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

The Week That Was: December 4th, 2020

The Week That Was: December 4th, 2020 The Week That Was: December 4th, 2020, 11.33 MB
Fri 4 Dec 2020

This week a lot happened on the shores of New Zealand as well as overseas, whic a number of developements to peak your interest.

In Australia, we saw Scott Morrison ask for an apology in relation to a post of a fake image depicting an Australian soldier in a violent act.

In the UK, the first vaccines are arriving, with a priority list being released aloowing those most in need to receive them first.

Nationally, the New Zealand governmrnt has announced a climate emergency decleration, with commitments to make the public sector carbon neutral and backlash from opposition in the mix.

Finally, pill testing at festivals is now allowed for the next 12 months in aneffort to make sure festival goers know what substances they are taking over the summer period.

The Wire with James: December 4, 2020

The Wire with James: December 4, 2020 The Wire with James: December 4, 2020, 103.39 MB
Fri 4 Dec 2020

This week James is back for an exciting show with his producers Jade Lewis and Lyric Waiwiri-Smith where they talk all things news to finish off the week.

The show starts off with a piece from Jade on vaccinations where she talks to Nikki Turner, the director of the Immunisation Advisory Care and Associate Professor at the University of Auckland about the implimentation of vaccines.

Lyric talks to Professor Susan Krumdieck about electric vehicles and the implications they bring with them

Jade and James talk to music doctorate student and producer Anna Edgington as well was producer Sophie Gibson about a report on gender inequality in the New Zealand music industry.

James finishes off the show with the week that was.

Vaccine Immunization Myths and Implementation w/ Nikki Turner: December 4th, 2020

Vaccine Immunization Myths and Implementation w/ Nikki Turner Vaccine Immunization Myths and Implementation w/ Nikki Turner, 10.86 MB
Fri 4 Dec 2020

Jade talked to Vaccine Director of the Immunization Advisory Centre and Associate Professor at Auckland University Nikki Turner about what implementation of vaccines might look like in New Zealand and the myths surrounding vaccination. 

Gender Inequality in the Music Industry w/ Anna Edgington and Sophie Gibson: December 4th, 2020

Gender Inequality in the Music Industry w/ Anna Edgington and Sophie Gibson: December 4th, 2020 Gender Inequality in the Music Industry w/ Anna Edgington and Sophie Gibson: December 4th, 2020 , 25.84 MB
Fri 4 Dec 2020

Jade and James interviewed musician and producers Anna Edgington and Sophie Gibson on their experiences as women in the music industry working in New Zealand.

Labour's Andrew Little: 3rd December 2020

Labour's Andrew Little: 3rd December 2020 Labour's Andrew Little: 3rd December 2020, 28.94 MB
Thu 3 Dec 2020

Justin spoke with Health Minister Andrew Little on pill testing in festivals, health system reform, the government declaring a climate emergency, and New Zealand's reaction to Chinese foreign spokesperson Zhao Lijian posted a doctored image of an Australian soldier on Twitter.