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The Wire with Laura: Friday August 17th, 2018

The Wire with Laura: Friday August 17th, 2018 The Wire with Laura: Friday August 17th, 2018, 100.53 MB
Fri 17 Aug 2018

On the wire today: we speak with Te Roopu Nahinara National Party MP Amy Adams, on Simon Bridges expense leaks and the assisted dying bill that is being debated in parliament now. 

 

Next, Producer, Stewart Sowman-Lund speaks with Ian Magan from the New Zealand Promoters Association, following the news that the Commerce Commission will be taking Viagogo to court over ticket resales.

 

Following that, we cross to Rachel McDonald to find out what is happening in Australian news, as a Senotor's maiden speach has been condemned by other politicians for being too racist. 

 

After that, Laura Kvigstad speaks with senior lecturer, Bruce Cohen and dean of the faculty of arts, Robert Greenberg about course deletions in the school of social sciences at Auckland Uni. 

And finally, Kelly Enright comes back to speak with Kitty Lin about the chinese vegan valentine's dinner and what it means to eat sustainably.

 

Neighbourhood Watch w/t Rachel MacDonald : August 17th, 2018

Neighbourhood Watch w/t Rachel MacDonald : August 17th, 2018 Neighbourhood Watch w/t Rachel MacDonald : August 17th, 2018, 15.07 MB
Fri 17 Aug 2018

A new Senator’s maiden speech was so racist, Australia’s most prominent racist politician condemned it, the Australian government is tearing itself apart over a proposed energy plan, and the Australian bushfire season is here already, with out of control bushfires sparking around New South Wales this week. 

 

 

 

Viagogo i/v with Ian Magan: August 17th

Viagogo w/t Ian Magan: August 17th Viagogo w/t Ian Magan: August 17th, 7.15 MB
Fri 17 Aug 2018

On Wednesday, the Commerce Commission announced it will be taking ticket resale site Viagogo to court, saying it breached the Fair Trading Act.

Since the start of last year, the Commission has received more than 400 complaints about the Switzerland-based website, primarily concerned with the selling of fake tickets. However, is Viagogo the only source of problems for promoters, performers and consumers in the entertainment industry? 

Ian Magan is a member of the New Zealand Promoters Association. Stewart Sowman-Lund spoke with him following the Commerce Commission’s announcement, and started by asking him how good the news is.

 

Green Time Vegan with Kitty Lin: August 17, 2018

Green Time Vegan with Kitty Lin: August 17th Green Time Vegan with Kitty Lin: August 17th , 8.72 MB
Fri 17 Aug 2018

Kitty Lin, founder of Vegan Restaurant, Green Time, speaks to Kelly about sustainability and food creativity. The restaurant is involved with two events this week, celebrating culture and food creativity with a climate conscious and vegan twist.

The first is known as 'the Night of Sevens', or Chinese Valentines Day, celebrates the Legend of 'The Cowheard and the Weaver Girl' where the seventh daughter of the heavens and a human boy fell so deeply in love they gave up their heavenly and worldly duties. This festivity is being held as part of American Express Auckland Restaurant Month. Kelly asked first, what traditions they are bringing to this celebration.

 

"Course Cuts" at UOA w/t Bruce Cohen: August 17th, 2018

"Course Cuts" at UOA w/t Bruce Cohen: August 17th, 2018 "Course Cuts" at UOA w/t Bruce Cohen: August 17th, 2018, 5.87 MB
Fri 17 Aug 2018

Senior Lecturer, Bruce Cohen explains what the process of cutting courses in the school of social sciences has been like and what he expects the ramifications will be for the deletions. To hear the full story click here

This Day in History: 16th August 2018

This Day in History: 16th August 2018 This Day in History: 16th August 2018, 42.92 MB
Thu 16 Aug 2018

This Day in History takes us back to 2012 for the Marikana mine shooting, which left dozens of striking workers dead.

A Natural Progression; Discussing the development of green public space: August 16, 2018

A Natural Progression; Discussing the development of green public space: August 16, 2018 A Natural Progression; Discussing the development of green public space: August 16, 2018, 18.26 MB
Thu 16 Aug 2018

Oscar spoke to Pippa Coom, the chair of the Waitemata Local Board about the proposed planning for the potential reinvigoration of Te Wai Orea Western Springs Park. Focussing in on it as the intersection of urban planning and democratic participation, We looked more into the processes than the details of the project itself, discussing the involvement of public in these processes, the health of our natural public spaces and the importance of holistic planning moving forward.

 

Whitestreaming at Waikato University

Whitestreaming at Waikato University Whitestreaming at Waikato University, 21.22 MB
Thu 16 Aug 2018

Maori students and staff of the University of Waikato flocked to the Office of the Vice-Chancellor Neil Quigley in their dozens on Tuesday, to protest the restructuring of New Zealand’s first independent school for Maori studies. The remodelling comes only 18 months after the faculty became independent. Both Maori students and their supporters gathered to sing waiata and protest peacefully, presenting their case to the Vice Chancellor with “aroha” and a Mana Maori that they hope will show they want to come to a resolution without any conflict. Truly Harding, a student at the University, spoke to reporter Tuwhenuaroa Natanahira today about what the restructuring means for those students taking Maori and Indigenous studies, and why the issue is so important for Modern Maori to get involved with.

Dr. Cornel West on free speech, utopian futures and music: August 15, 2018

Dr. Cornel West on free speech, utopian futures and music: August 15, 2018 Cornel West on free speech, utopian futures and music: August 15, 2018, 19.28 MB
Wed 15 Aug 2018

This interview is a highly anticipated one. Lillian Hanly got to speak with Dr Cornel West and asked him to introduce himself with a one liner - he called himself a black intellectual freedom fighter. This encompasses his many roles as an American philosopher, political activist, author, social critic and commentator. He has been a professor at Harvard, Princeton and Yale Universities. He calls himself a jazz man in the world of ideas, and often speaks through his love of jazz and blues music. He’s even made a number of spoken word and hip hop albums. Other important things you might want to know about him is that he was in both the Matrix sequels. His work focuses on race, gender and class in American society. He is here in Auckland this week for an event called Polarised, a discussion between himself and Douglas Murray, a well known conservative and critic of Islam whose book The Strange Death of Europe gives firsthand accounts and criticisms of mass Islamic immigration and problems of multiculturalism in the EU. Lillian started by asking Dr. West about this event.

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The Wire with Lillian: August 15th, 2018

The Wire with Lillian: August 15th, 2018 The Wire with Lillian: August 15th, 2018, 111.18 MB
Wed 15 Aug 2018

On The Wire today, Dear Science talks about Monsanto (and gets a bit heated) as well as breaking down spaghetti mysteries.

Next, Lillian Hanly spoke with Dr Cornel West ahead of his appearance in Auckland this Friday, we talked about free speech, democracy, utopian futures, and the importance of music. This one is a long one, but its a good one and we really recommend you tune in.

Darashpreet Johal talks to Liam Rutherford, one of the lead negotiators from the New Zealand Education Institute, about the teachers strike which was happening at the same time in Aotea Square. Then she spoke with Karl Vasau, principal of Rowendale School in Manurewa to find out how teachers are being affected.