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The Wire with Lillian: December 19, 2018

The Wire with Lillian: December 19, 2018 The Wire with Lillian: December 19, 2018, 109.21 MB
Wed 19 Dec 2018

This is the last Wednesday Wire of the year, so we are doing a semi best of 2018 show.

For Dear Science we are recapping some of the biggest science stories from this year

Lisa replays her report on the ghost homes of New Zealand, and part of an interview with Associate transport minister Julie Anne Genter.

Lillian doesn't do best of but instead gives us an investigative piece on the restructure posed by CanTeen NZ in the past couple of weeks and the effect that will have on it’s members.

Justin's International Desk: December 18, 2018

Justin's International Desk: December 18, 2018 Justin's International Desk: December 18, 2018, 25.19 MB
Tue 18 Dec 2018

Thailand will be having an election next February, four years after a military coup.  Justin looks into what was behind the coup and the man behind the current political divisions, Thaksin Shinawatra.

The Wire with Mary-Margaret: December 18 2018

The Wire with Mary-Margaret: December 18 2018 The Wire with Mary-Margaret: December 18 2018, 93.06 MB
Tue 18 Dec 2018

A round up of the Tuesday Wire in 2018! With Tracey Barnett, the Nurses' Organisation, David Menkes, and Daniel Hernandez.

The Wire with Jemima: December 17, 2018

The Wire with Jemima: December 17, 2018 The Wire with Jemima: December 17, 2018, 106.78 MB
Mon 17 Dec 2018

Today on the Monday Wire we play our best bits from the year. Jemima gives an update on what Green Party co-leader James Shaw has been up to at COP24 and plays a clip from an interview with him on housing warrant of fitnesses. We play a clip of activist Mike Treen talking about his detainment in Isreal for the best of Southern Cross. Damian plays his favourite peice with Jeff Crabtree from the Zebra Collective about sexual harassment in the music industry. Ella is back to finally wrap up the year's crazy weather with Under the Weather. Justin plays two of his best pieces, one with Justice Minister, Andrew Little, on abortion reform and another with Nigel Hampton from the Howard League for Penal Reform on prisoner voting rights. Finally, Jemima plays two short clips from two of her favourite interviews. One with the Chair of the Global Commission on Drug Policy, Ruth Dreifuss, about drug regulation and another with High Court barrister and solicitor, Khylee Quince, about s 27 Sentencing Act 2002 cultural reports. 

The Big Q: How does culture affect mental health? December 17, 2018

The Big Q: How does culture affect mental health? December 17, 2018 The Big Q: How does culture affect mental health? December 17, 2018, 39.19 MB
Mon 17 Dec 2018

How does culture shape our understanding and treatment of mental illness? Maria Armoudian speaks with Roberto Lewis-Fernandez, Tanya Marie Luhrmann, and Andrew G. Ryder about culture and its impact on mental health.


The Big Q website: www.thebigq.org
 

The Wire with Laura: 14th of December, 2018

The Wire with Laura: 14th of December, 2018 The Wire with Laura: 14th of December, 2018, 108.58 MB
Fri 14 Dec 2018

First up, we talk with Te Roopu Nahinara, National Party Member Amy Adams on the recent decission to ban letting fees, National's lack of support for the United Nations Migration Pact and government announcing they will be opening ministerial diaries to the public for the sake of transparency. 

After that, Jennifer Rose Tamati speaks with Shaun Robbinson from the Metal Health Foundation and Ross Bell from the New Zealand Drug Foundation on synthetic cannabis being deemed an A class drug. 

Following that, Radio Adelaide’s Sam Smith fills us in on all the Aussie news. Sam discusses the choice to have Australia's space agency based in Adelaide and the new encryption laws that will allow police to apply for warrants for encrypted messages. 

Finally, Grace Watson speaks with John Buttle, senior lecturer in criminology at AUT about media portrayal of the Grace Millane case. 

Soft On Use, Tough On Supply: New Synthetic Drug Laws

Soft On Use, Tough On Supply: New Synthetic Drug Laws Soft On Use, Tough On Supply: New Synthetic Drug Laws, 36.54 MB
Fri 14 Dec 2018

The coalition government announced the classification of two strains of synthetic cannabinoids as A-Class drugs. The change will also see punitive action on individual users lessened, with a diversion to rehabilitation services available under police discretion. Jenn spoke to Chief Executive of the NZ Mental Health Foundation, Sean Robinson, as well as Ross Bell, Executive Director of the NZ Drug Foundation about synthetic drugs and this new approach.

The National Party with Amy Adams: 14th of December, 2018

The National Party with Amy Adams: 14th of December, 2018 The National Party with Amy Adams: 14th of December, 2018, 29.15 MB
Fri 14 Dec 2018

Te Roopu Nahinara, National Party Member Amy Adams joins Laura Kvigstad to speak about letting fees being banned and the speculation that the ban will raise the cost of rent. They briefly touch on the ethics around these fees. 

She then tells us about the ministerial diaries being opened to the public next. She questions how transparent these diaries will be, keeping in mind that MP's can choose not to disclose certain information under the guise of concern for the public.

They then finish on the United Nations Migration Pact and why the National Party has chosen to not back government in signing it. 

 

Neighbourhood Watch with Sam Smith: 'Privacy Versus Security': 14th of December, 2018

Neighbourhood Watch with Sam Smith: 'Privacy Versus Security': 14th of December, 2018 Neighbourhood Watch with Sam Smith: 'Privacy Versus Security': 14th of December, 2018 , 7.13 MB
Fri 14 Dec 2018

In Neighbourhood Watch, Radio Adelaide's Sam Smith joins us to discuss the decission to place an Australian space agency in Adelaide and what this will mean for the community. She then tells us about new laws on encrypted messaging in Australia that will allow police to apply for a warrant over suspicious activity to gain access to people's messages. It raises the age old question around the security of the state and the privacy of the individual.