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The Wire w/ Joe: September 5, 2022

The Wire w/ Joe: September 5, 2022 The Wire w/ Joe: September 5, 2022, 101.01 MB
Mon 5 Sep 2022

This week on The Wire for Rāhina Monday!

Joe speaks to Emma Brodie, a Campaign's Officer from SAFE for Animals, about animals continuing to suffer amidst calls from agri-business to delay winter grazing regulations. He also chats with Katherine Ellis from the University of Canterbury, about women with endometriosis experiencing long delays and dismissive doctors before a diagnosis. Finally, Joe speaks to Sarah Helm, the NZ Drug Foundation’s Executive Director, about the recent report to overhaul Aotearoa’s approach to methamphetamine treatment  

For this weeks regular fortnightly segment, Tomorrow's World!  Isla and Stella explore a new combination of methodologies that means we can extract DNA from shells. They speak to Kerry Walton from the University of Otago on the matter.

That's us for the Monday Wire!

 

Shortcomings in Treatment of Endometriosis w/ Katherine Ellis: September 5, 2022

Shortcomings in Treatment of Endometriosis w/ Katherine Ellis: September 5, 2022 Shortcomings in Treatment of Endometriosis w/ Katherine Ellis: September 5, 2022, 19.04 MB
Mon 5 Sep 2022

Endometriosis is a chronically painful, invasive, inflammatory disease, with limited treatment options and long delays to diagnosis, which impacts 10% of females in New Zealand.

This study, conducted by the University of Canterbury, covers three themes associated with endometriosis patient experiences: intensity of pain, diagnostic tool shortcomings and perspectives of treatment options.

Joe spoke to Katherine Ellis, one of the co-authors of the study from the University of Canterbury, on the matter.

 

Overhauling Aotearoa's approach to Methamphetamine w/ Sarah Helm: September 5, 2022

Overhauling Aotearoa's approach to Methamphetamine w/ Sarah Helm: September 5, 2022 Overhauling Aotearoa's approach to Methamphetamine w/ Sarah Helm: September 5, 2022, 40.59 MB
Mon 5 Sep 2022

The NZ Drug Foundation has called for a thorough overhaul of Aotearoa's approach to the treatment of Methamphetamine, following a new report which showed that existing policies were failing the community and causing significant harm.

This recent report, Minimising the Harms from Methamphetamine, jointly commissioned by the NZ Drug Foundation and the Helen Clark Foundation, takes an in-depth look at how methamphetamine is impacting Aotearoa and proposes a various of new health-based solutions backed by local and international evidence.

Joe spoke to Sarah Helm, the NZ Drug Foundation’s Executive Director, on the matter.

Animal Welfare amidst a delay to Winter Grazing Regulations w/ Emma Brodie: September 5, 2022

Animal Welfare amidst a delay to Winter Grazing Regulations w/ Emma Brodie: September 5, 2022 Animal Welfare amidst a delay to Winter Grazing Regulations w/ Emma Brodie: September 5, 2022, 14.61 MB
Mon 5 Sep 2022

Federated Farmers, DairyNZ and Beef + Lamb NZ are calling for winter grazing regulations to be delayed again.

Intensive winter grazing regulations were meant to come into effect in May 2021, but were initially delayed until May 2022, only to be further delayed to November 2022. SAFE CEO Debra Ashton says the multiple delays have left animals to suffer in cold, wet, and muddy conditions. This has led to questions being raised about animal welfare.

Joe spoke to Emma Brodie, SAFE’s Campaign Officer, on the matter.

Foreign fighters in Ukraine w/ Alexander Gillespie

Foreign fighters in Ukraine w/ Alexander Gillespie Foreign fighters in Ukraine w/ Alexander Gillespie , 18.58 MB
Fri 2 Sep 2022

Dominic Bryce Abelen was recently the first New Zealand serving soldier to be killed in Ukraine.

Thousands of individuals across the world have answered the call to fight in the war in Ukraine.

David spoke to Waikato University law professor Alexander Gillespe about the kinds of people fighting in the war.

Policy.NZ w./Ollie Neas: September 9th, 2022

Policy.NZ w./Ollie Neas: September 9th, 2022 /Ollie Neas: September 9th, 2022 , 15.37 MB
Fri 2 Sep 2022

Policy.nz is back! The website breaking down the candidates of local elections has been relaunched for the upcoming votes in a few weeks time. 

The website has been running since 2017, and is currently compiling each of the over 500 candidates and breaking down their policies.

Liam had a chat with their editorial director, Ollie Neas, about what’s gone into the site and how people can use it. 

 

Opal Packaging NZ worker strike w/ Alvy Tata

Opal Packaging NZ worker strike w/ Alvy Tata Opal Packaging NZ worker strike w/ Alvy Tata, 10.07 MB
Fri 2 Sep 2022

Workers at the Opal Kiwi Packaging plant in Auckland are currently on strike.

They want a fair wage so they don’t have to work excess amounts of overtime to just get by.

David spoke to E tu organiser Alvy Tata, while she was on the picket line, about the strike.

Robots in the Ross Sea w/ Miles Lamar: September 2nd, 2022

Robots in the Ross Sea w/ Miles Lamar: September 2nd, 2022 Robots in the Ross Sea w/ Miles Lamar: September 2nd, 2022, 19.92 MB
Fri 2 Sep 2022

Antarctica New Zealand has recently deployed new underwater robots to document the bottom of the ross sea. 

The new robots conduct “speed-sampling” , a new style of sampling allowing quick capturing of areas regular divers cannot receive. 

These robots are being deployed in efforts to understand as much of the ross sea as possible, before the changing climate makes that task impossible. 

Liam had a kōrero with MIles Lamar, an investigator on the Antarctica New Zealand programme, about the robot and the climate.

 

The Wire w/ Stella: September 1, 2022

The Wire w/ Stella: September 1, 2022 The Wire w/ Stella: September 1, 2022, 127.86 MB
Thu 1 Sep 2022

Welcome back to the Thursday Wire!

Stella speaks to John Crocker, the secretary of Unite Union, about the lockout of union workers in the Kawerau Purex factory.

Tuva’a has his regular catch-up with Labour's Andrew Little.

Stella spoke to Dr Jagadish Thaker, senior lecturer at the University of Auckland, about a recent paper published by the University of Cambridge regarding how we can battle misinformation.

The Kawerau Union Lockout w/ John Crocker

The Kawerau Union Lockout w/ John Crocker The Kawerau Union Lockout w/ John Crocker, 28.08 MB
Thu 1 Sep 2022

145 workers at the Kawerau factory that manufactures Purex toilet paper have been locked out for three weeks after their strike and rejection of a three percent pay rise. Today, Stella spoke to John Crocker, secretary of Unite Union, about the dynamics of lockouts, and the unusual aspects of this particular case.