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Government Subsidies for Amazon; 16 April, 2021

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Fri 16 Apr 2021

The government has just announced a deal with the company Amazon worth hundreds of millions of dollars. Amazon is currently producing a TV series based on Lord of the Rings, and the government is granting millions in subsidies. Noah Ferguson-Dudding reports on the implications of the deal.

March Against Sexual Violence w/ Auckland Feminist Action: March 16, 2021

March Against Sexual Violence w/ Auckland Feminist Action: March 16, 2021 March Against Sexual Violence w/ Auckland Feminist Action: March 16, 2021, 24.15 MB
Fri 16 Apr 2021

Ayana talks to Lily Chen from Auckland Feminist Action about the March Against Sexual Violence this Sunday after it was postponed due to bad weather last weekend. They chat about the march and intersectional feminism. 

Food Advertising w/ Consumer NZ's Belinda Castles: April 16, 2021

Food Advertising w/ Consumer NZ's Belinda Castles: April 16, 2021 Food Advertising w/ Consumer NZ's Belinda Castles: April 16, 2021, 22.98 MB
Fri 16 Apr 2021

Ayana talks to Belinda Castles from Consumer NZ about food and beverage advertising, how far deception can go and the impact on children and vulnerable communities. 

The Wire with Ayana: April 16, 2021

The Wire with Ayana: April 16, 2021 The Wire with Ayana: April 16, 2021, 107.63 MB
Fri 16 Apr 2021

On the Friday Wire with Ayana and Noah:

Noah firstly chats to National MP Christopher Luxon about housing, media and National Party leadership.

Then Ayana talks to Belinda Castles from Consumer NZ about food and beverage advertising.

Next Ayana talks to Auckland Feminist Action's Lily Chen about the March Against Sexual Violence this Sunday. 

Finally Noah does a report on the potential of Amazon coming to New Zealand. 

Thanks for listening!! Ma te wa.

Justin's International Desk: April 15, 2021

Justin's International Desk: April 15, 2021 Justin's International Desk: April 15, 2021, 24.73 MB
Thu 15 Apr 2021

International Desk reports on Japan's decision to release a million tonnes of wastewater from the Daiichi power plant into the sea, with Dr David Krofcheck of the University of Auckland explaining the science behind it.

Neighbourhood Watch: April 15, 2021

Neighbourhood Watch: April 15, 2021 Neighbourhood Watch: April 15, 2021, 17.3 MB
Thu 15 Apr 2021

Neighbourhood Watch reports on allegations that Australia's most decorated soldier Ben Roberts-Smith concealing evidence and threatening witnesses for a war crimes investigation, and Prime Minister Scott Morrison refusing to apologize to former Australia Post CEO Christine Holgate, who accused the former of bullying.

The Thursday Wire with Justin: April 15, 2021

The Thursday Wire with Justin: April 15, 2021 The Thursday Wire with Justin: April 15, 2021, 94.96 MB
Thu 15 Apr 2021

Action on Smoking and Health's Director Deborah Hart spoke to Justin about the Ministry of Health's proposed plans to acheive Smokefree 2025.

International Desk reports on Japan's decision to release one million tonnes of waste water into the Pacific from Fukushima's Daiichi nuclear power plant, with the University of Auckland's Dr David Krofcheck explaining the science behind it.

Neighbourhood Watch reports on allegations against Australia's most decorated soldier Ben Roberts-Smith and Prime Minister Scott Morrison's refusal to apologize over allegations of bullying.

Smokefree 2025 Action Plan: April 15, 2021

Smokefree 2025 Action Plan: April 15, 2021 Smokefree 2025 Action Plan: April 15, 2021, 23.39 MB
Thu 15 Apr 2021

The Ministry of Health has released a proposal on an action plan to achieve Smokefree by 2025, suggesting policies including licensing certain retailers and gradually lifting the smoking legal age.  Action on Smoke and Health's (ASH) Director Deborah Hart spoke to Justin Wong.

ACT's Brooke van Velden on Anti-Terrorism Legislation & Grassroot Organisations: April 14, 2021

ACT's Brooke van Velden on Anti-Terrorism Legislation & Grassroot Organisations: April 14, 2021 ACT's Brooke van Velden on Anti-Terrorism Legislation & Grassroot Organisations: April 14, 2021, 18.91 MB
Wed 14 Apr 2021

This week James talks to Brooke about new legislation which would provide new penalities for planning an act of terror.

James also talks ot Brooke about ex-ACT staff, Grant McLachlan and his accusations of ACT starting grassroot organisations to support their agendas.

Dear Science w/ Allan Blackman: April 14, 2021

Dear Science w/ Allan Blackman: April 14, 2021 Dear Science w/ Allan Blackman: April 14, 2021, 34.68 MB
Wed 14 Apr 2021

Aaaaaaahhhhh another week of Dear Science! Thisweek James and Aneeka discuss the AstraVeneca COVID-19 vaccine & probability, changing the laws of physics and Yuri Gagarin going into orbit 60 years ago.