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Our body Our Choice Rally w/ Gabriella Brayne: February 18th, 2020

Our body Our Choice Rally w/ Gabriella Brayne: February 18th, 2020 Our body Our Choice Rally w/ Gabriella Brayne: February 18th, 2020, 28.29 MB
Tue 18 Feb 2020

Youth coordinator of Auckland Women's Centre Gabriella Brayne speaks on the Our body Our choice rally, reproductive rights, intersectional feminisms and the rally’s kaupapa of trans-inclusivity. We also speak on recommendations made by the select committee, and limitations in regards to access to emergency contraception.

Dr Drama Makes a Show w/ James Wenley: February 18th, 2020

Dr Drama Makes a Show w/ James Wenley: February 18th, 2020 Dr Drama Makes a Show w/ James Wenley: February 18th, 2020, 37.91 MB
Tue 18 Feb 2020

Sherry catches up with Dr James Wenley, a Drama lecturer and theatre critic on performance, masculinity, whiteness and Pākehā privilege. We speak about what it means to be a supportive ally, white male fragility, and accessibility to art. 

According to James “ as uncomfortable questions thrown up around the 250th anniversary of Captain Cook’s arrival and non-Māori protestors at Ōwairaka claiming mana whenua status, Pākehā seem to be going through a renewed identity crisis.

Sherry begins by asking James what he means by calling it a post dramatic metatheatrical lecture performance solo,

 

Jacqueline Paul on the UN's Special Rapporteur: Tuesday the 18th of February

Jacqueline Paul on the UN's Special Rapporteur: Tuesday the 18th of February Jacqueline Paul on the UN's Special Rapporteur: Tuesday the 18th of February , 12.13 MB
Tue 18 Feb 2020

Last Friday the UN’s Special Rapporteur, Leilani Farha, met with a group of Māori leaders in this sector, who have diverse housing needs and aspirations, with a specific focus on sharing critical insights, experiences and challenges for Māori in achieving adequate housing.

The UN Special Rapporteur is an independent expert appointed by the United Nations Human Rights Council to examine and report on a country, situation or a specific human rights issue. Leilani Farha is visiting New Zealand for nine days from the 10th until the 19th of February to assess developments in housing in Aotearoa, as well as challenges and gaps in the protection and promotion of the right to adequate housing.

Our news director Lillian Hanley got in touch with Jacqueline paul, a spokesperson & assistant researcher for Nga Wai a Te Tui, who are in hui with Leilani...

 

State Housing Action Network on Combating Homelessness: Tuesday the 18th of February

State Housing Action Network on Combating Homelessness: Tuesday the 18th of February State Housing Action Network on Combating Homelessness: Tuesday the 18th of February , 9.49 MB
Tue 18 Feb 2020

Just under a week ago, the government announced an action plan to combat homelessness in Aotearoa. The plan - to pledged three hundred million dollars to provide an additional one thousand transitional housing units.

In the accompanying press release, it was explained that the Government was already carrying out “a public housing plan on a scale that has not been seen in New Zealand for 40 years”.

However, the announcement did not come without its criticisms & one of the issues that people found disappointing was no further funding for state housing, making this claim not credible.

So I got in touch with Michael Sharp, a barrister based in Mount Maunganui & member of the State Housing Action Network, a network of organisations interested in state housing provisions around Aotearoa. 

They believe the action plan fails to provide for increases in the state housing stock, which are essential for addressing the homelessness crisis. We start by addressing the recent announcement… 

The Wire with Justin: February 17 2020

The Wire with Justin: February 17 2020 The Wire with Justin: February 17 2020, 41.33 MB
Mon 17 Feb 2020

Justin spoke with Green Party co-leader James Shaw about the emissions trading scheme, the government’s homeless housing package and public broadcasting.

James Tapp talked to Marcelo Rodriguez Ferrere of Otago University about the Bob Jones defamation case.

Rachel Simpson talked to Auckland Action Against Poverty’s Ricardo Menendez March about the government’s homeless housing package.

Chris McCardle spoke with Auckland Councillor Alf Filipaina about a new shelter for homeless women at the City Mission.

Justin also talked to Paul Tolich of E tu about New Zealand First’s admission that it took photographs of two journalists

New Zealand's Press Freedom: February 17, 2020

New Zealand's Press Freedom: February 17, 2020 New Zealand's Press Freedom: February 17, 2020, 9.61 MB
Mon 17 Feb 2020

Justin discussed with E Tu's Senior National Industrial Officer Paul Tolich about New Zealand First leader Winston Peters' admission that the party was responsible for the photographs of journalists Guyon Espiner and Matt Shand, who are investigating the New Zealand First Foundation, and former party president Lester Gray. 

Critiques of Homeless Housing Package: 17th February 2020

Critiques of Homeless Housing Package: 17th February 2020 Critiques of Homeless Housing Package: 17th February 2020, 9.24 MB
Mon 17 Feb 2020

Rachel Simpson talked to Ricardo Menendez March of Auckland Action Against Poverty about the government's homeless housing package.

Te Whare Hīnātore: 17 February 2020

Te Whare Hīnātore: 17 February 2020 Te Whare Hīnātore: 17 February 2020, 11.8 MB
Mon 17 Feb 2020

Chris McCardle spoke to Auckland Councillor Alf Filipaina to find more about the City Mission's new shelter for homeless women, Te Whare Hīnātore.

Bob Jones gives up on proving defamation: February 17, 2020

Bob Jones gives up on proving defamation: February 17, 2020 Bob Jones gives up on proving defamation: February 17, 2020, 10.13 MB
Mon 17 Feb 2020

James spoke to Otago University's Marcelo Rodriguez Ferrere about Sir Bob Jone's dropped defamation case against filmmaker Renae Maihi.

 

Netural corner: 14th February, 2020

Netural corner: 14th February, 2020 Netural corner: 14th February, 2020, 18.03 MB
Fri 14 Feb 2020

This week's Neutral Corner returns to the United States for analysis of media coverage following the New Hampshire