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What does the government's economic stimulus package actually mean? w/ Shamubeel Eaqub March 18, 2020

What does the government's economic stimulus package actually mean? w/ Shamubeel Eaqub March 18, 2020 What does the government's economic stimulus package actually mean? w/ Shamubeel Eaqub March 18, 2020, 7.3 MB
Wed 18 Mar 2020

Felix Walton reports on the government’s recession-preparedness package which was announced yesterday, he spoke with Shamubeel Eaqub about why this package is especially significant.

The Wire with Lillian: March 18, 2020

The Wire with Lillian: March 18, 2020 The Wire with Lillian: March 18, 2020, 98.42 MB
Wed 18 Mar 2020

On Dear Science with AUT’s Marcus Jones we are talking about a sharp drop in coronavirus cases in South Korea, magic methyl and how nuclear war could alter the world’s climate.

Felix spoke with Shamubeel Eaqub about the government's new stimulus package and whether this is enough.

Sticking on this government announcement, Lillian speaks to AAAP’s Ricardo Menendez March for a perspective on the increase to benefits.

And Izzy Holdsworth joins us today and speaks to Generation Zero’s Dewy Sacayan about parallel combat against Covid-19 and climate change. 

COVID-19 Response with Ben Rosamund: March 17, 2020

COVID-19 Response with Ben Rosamund: March 17, 2020 COVID-19 Response with Ben Rosamund: March 17, 2020, 17.46 MB
Tue 17 Mar 2020

Hanna Thompson spoke to Ben Rosamund, a union organiser, researcher, and community activist with Organise Aotearoa, who wrote an article on solidarity in the time of coronavirus. They spoke about the need for a strong collective response to the pandemic, through community organising, and a government response that strengthens public institutions like healthcare and welfare, and that takes care of our most vulnerable.

Ben began by telling us about his article.

Justin's International Desk: March 17th 2020

Justin's International Desk: March 17th 2020 Justin's International Desk: March 17th 2020, 30.1 MB
Tue 17 Mar 2020

International Desk covers the current COVID-19 situation in Europe.

Air New Zealand workers: March 17th 2020

Air New Zealand workers: March 17th 2020 Air New Zealand workers: March 17th 2020, 10.08 MB
Tue 17 Mar 2020

Justin talks to Rachel Mackintosh of E tu Union about aviation staff's current situation with the COVID-19 outbreak.

The Wire with Justin: March 17th 2020

The Wire with Justin: March 17th 2020 The Wire with Justin: March 17th 2020, 40.74 MB
Tue 17 Mar 2020

On Greendesk, Bronnie spoke with Phil Jones from Sustainable Business network about their GulfX project to restore the mauri of the Hauraki Gulf.

Hanna discussed with Organise Aotearoa's Ben Rosamund about the social dimensions of the COVID-19 outbreak in New Zealand.

International Desk looks at what's happening in the European outbreak.

Justin talked to Rachel Macintosh of E Tu Union about workers at Air New Zealand, who is cutting 30 percent of their jobs.

Organics Bill w/Andrea Braakhuis: March 16, 2020

Organics Bill w/Andrea Braakhuis: March 16, 2020 Organics Bill w/Andrea Braakhuis: March 16, 2020, 14.93 MB
Mon 16 Mar 2020

A couple of weeks ago the Greens party put forward a new bill surrounding Organic farming in New Zealand as well as imports and exports. The bill outlines plans to get stricter on what is defined as Organic, however there is no overarching consensus on what is defined as organic internationally. James started off by talking to Andrea Braakhuis, an academic research dietitian from the Auckland University. While Andrea has a large amount of knowledge on Organics, James hopes to talk to other professionals about farming practices and sustainability marketing to completely unpack this bill. James started off by asking Andrea what defines a product as Organic.

The Wire with Sherry: March 16, 2020

The Wire with Sherry: March 16, 2020 The Wire with Sherry: March 16, 2020, 112.8 MB
Mon 16 Mar 2020

On this Week's Wire:

Sherry Zhang talks to Green Party co-leader James Shaw on Coronavirus travel restrictions and election access fund bill 

Southern Cross with the latest pacific news brought by contributing editor Sri Krishnamurthi and joined by AUT communications master student Laurens Ikinia on the effect of coronavirus on pacific, west papuan students in NZ, right wing extreminism groups and starfish eating coral. 

Producer James Tapp talks to University of Auckland research dietitian Andrea Braakhuis on the recent organics bill. 

 

The Big Q: How legitimate is proxy warfare? March 15, 2020

The Big Q: How legitimate is proxy warfare? March 15, 2020 The Big Q: How legitimate is proxy warfare? March 15, 2020, 12.52 MB
Sun 15 Mar 2020

Global conflicts have become increasingly more complex, and often, external nations choose to intervene. However, interventions can often be indirect in the form of proxy actors. Why do states choose to use third parties to intervene in other nation’s civil wars and political conflicts? Doug Becker discusses the phenomenon of proxy warfare with Andrew Mumford.

The Big Q website: www.thebigq.org 

The Wire with Laura: 13th of March, 2020

The Wire with Laura: 13th of March, 2020 The Wire with Laura: 13th of March, 2020, 103.15 MB
Fri 13 Mar 2020

On The Friday Wire This Week...

This week National's Denise Lee joins Laura Kvigstad to discuss Simon Bridges plans to cut the red tape, deregulating industries in order to stimulate the economy. Then they chat about the pay equity amendment bill and why it's stalled on it's second reading. Finally, they chat about National advocating for coalition government to stall the minimum wage increase set to begin on April 1st, 2020.  

Then, Sam Denne speaks to Chloe Ann King, an advocate for hospitality workers and a research assistant at AUT.

Next, Laura speak with Amnesty International’s Policy and Advocacy Manager, Annaliese Johnston about the upcoming review by the United Nations into the Rights of Children in Aotearoa.

Finally, Louis Laws speaks to Samuel Vye from Environment Conversation Technologies about predator-control drones.