Travel restrictions due to Covid-19 means that international acts have not been able to enter the country for gigs and events. This has left a vacuum which is being filled by Kiwi artists who now have increasing opportunities to shine without being overshadowed by international acts. Aneeka speaks to Michael Tucker from Loop about what this means for the New Zealand music scene.
With the recently declaration of a climate emergency by the governement, Mauri o te Moana was started in December last year that make Māori voices heard when it comes to the health of our oceans. To hear more about what they are calling for, James talks to Bianca Ranson, Ngāti Kahu ki Whangaroa, Ngāpuhi, on behalf of Lyric Waiwiri-Smith.
Yesterday a Global Survey was released by the company ipsos revealing people’s thoughts on 2020 and their resulting outlook on this year. A sample of 1000 kiwis were interviewed, and Jade decided to talk to ipsos research director Jonathan Dodd yesterday about their findings on kiwis optimism or pessimism looking into the economic recovery and disparity in 2021.
New research has shown more educstion is needed for boys and men when it comes to consent, in an effort to reduce sexual violence statistics. James talks to associate professor Janet Fanslow about the research and what steps can be taken.
Ayana talks to the Chief Executive of Asthma and Respiratory NZ Letitia Harding about yesterday's Papakura scrap metal fire and the health impacts of smoke inhilation. Ayana then talked to the National Advisor of Risk Management for Fire and Emergency NZ about fire safety this summer.
Justin spoke to three former editors of student magazines about the Voyager New Zealand Media Awards' decision to not include the Student Journalist of the Year category before the organizers reversed the decision.
Ayana discussed with Letitia Harding, the Chief Executuive of Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ, and Fire and Emergency's Todd O'Donoghue about the health warnings around the Papakura fire.
She also talked to two members in Managed Isolation and Quarantine facilities about their experiences.
The Voyager New Zealand Media Awards 2021 has reversed its decision to axe the Student Journalist of the Year award. Before the decision was announced, Justin spoke to former student magazine (co-)editors Cameron Leakey (Craccum, University of Auckland), Sinead Gill (Critic, University of Otago), and Kirsty Frame (Salient, Victoria University of Wellington) on their thoughts on the decision.