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.
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.
Ayana talked to the Deputy Executive Director of the New Zealand Drug Foundation on the new legislation legalising the testing of drugs at festivals this summer. The NZ Drug Foundation has been working with Know Your Stuff over the past three years and it will be different this summer.
On their weekly chat, Justin and Health Minister Andrew Little discussed about pill testing at festivals, health sector review, the government's climate emergency declaration, and New Zealand's relations with China.
Ayana spoke to the Drug Foundation's Deputy Executive Director Ben Birks Ang on how new legislation on fesitval pill testing will affect their operations.
Justin talked to Splore Festival's director John Minty on how drug testing will be conducted on site given its now legal.
Ayana chatted with two young festival drug users on how they view the changes.
Media giant Stuff have issued a public apology and a commitment to do better in how they portray Maori. Karanama spoke to Carmen Parahi, Pou Tiaki editor for Stuff, about how monocultural journalism has hurt Maori, and how Stuff plans to improve following this historic move