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The Wire with Lillian: October 2, 2019

The Wire with Lillian: October 2, 2019 The Wire with Lillian: October 2, 2019, 107.62 MB
Wed 2 Oct 2019

On Dear Science with AUT’s Allan Blackman, we talk epilepsy medication, chemistry reducing carbon footprint and opposing research results. We also touch on the current status of the measles outbreak. 

Will speaks to Auckland Peace Action spokesperson Valerie Morse about the cancelling of the Weapons Expo.

Tu speaks to SAFE NZ about reforming New Zealand’s policies on live animal exports.

Tu also speaks to Dr Tracey Wedge from the Kauri Museum in the Kaipara District about returning a collection of Māori taonga home.

Amd finally, Tu talks to the founder of the Take Back The Clocks lobby group about why we should abolish daylight savings. Is there really any point to this? 

Live animal export review ignores 99% of exported farmed animals: October 2, 2019

Live animal export review ignores 99% of exported farmed animals: October 2, 2019 Live animal export review ignores 99% of exported farmed animals: October 2, 2019, 8.24 MB
Wed 2 Oct 2019

A Cabinet paper from the Agriculture Minister’s office on the then proposed review of the live export trade was released last week. The paper proposes five options, which include the Minister’s preferred option of a conditional ban, and a complete prohibition of the trade of live animal exports. The paper shows the scope of the review will only include the export of cows, deer, sheep and goats for breeding which SAFE NZ saysber  ignores 99% of animals suffering in the live export industry. Tuwhenuaroa  spoke to SAFE’s Campaigns Officer Mona Oliver about the review, and began bye asking her what the details of the review were.

Daylight savings - Is it time to get rid of it?: October 2, 2019

Daylight savings - Is it time to get rid of it?: October 2, 2019 Daylight savings - Is it time to get rid of it?: October 2, 2019, 13.47 MB
Wed 2 Oct 2019

A movement to abolish daylight saving time has been gaining traction this week with a lobby group being established to abolish what they describe as a “mandatory hangover”. Tuwhenuaroa spoke to the chief executive and founder of Take Back The Clocks, Louis Houlbrooke, about his plan, and began by asking who he was.

Drug Testing w / Wendy Allison: October 1, 2019

Drug Testing w / Wendy Allison: October 1, 2019 Drug Testing w / Wendy Allison: October 1, 2019, 6.72 MB
Tue 1 Oct 2019

Law and Order Spokesperson for New Zealand First Darroch Ball, does not support drug checking as a harm reduction strategy and is currently blocking a clarification of the Misuse of Drugs Act that would allow the service to be implemented nationally. To find out more, Olivia Holdsworth spoke to KnowYourStuffNZ’s Managing Director, Wendy Allison and began by asking why is drug testing important?

Regional Banking Hubs w / Roger Beaumont and Shane Jones: October 1, 2019

Regional Banking Hubs w / Roger Beaumont and Shane Jones: October 1, 2019 Regional Banking Hubs w / Roger Beaumont and Shane Jones: October 1, 2019, 9.85 MB
Tue 1 Oct 2019

Bank branches are continuing to close in rural New Zealand, making it difficult for communities to access in person banking services. In response to this, a unique partnership of six New Zealand banks will trial a new approach to providing banking services in these small regional communities. Olivia Holdsworth spoke to New Zealand Bankers’ Association chief executive Roger Beaumont and  Minister for Regional Economic Development Shane Jones to find out more about the pilot. She began by asking what is a banking hub.

The Tuesday Wire with Olivia: October 1, 2019

The Tuesday Wire with Olivia: October 1, 2019 The Tuesday Wire with Olivia: October 1, 2019, 105.96 MB
Tue 1 Oct 2019

E whai ake nei, coming up on the show today!

  • First up, Olivia Holdsworth talks to KnowYourStuffNZ’s Managing Director, Wendy Allison about why drug testing is important in NZ.
  • Next, Oscar Perress talks to mayoral candidate Tadgh Stopford about his candidacy
  • After that, Olivia Holdsworth talks to New Zealand Bankers’ Association chief executive Roger Beaumont and Minister for Regional Economic Development Shane Jones about a regional banking hub pilot.
  • Next, Oscar Perress talks to mayoral candidate Annalucia Vermunt about her candidacy.
  • Then, Oscar Perress talks to mayoral candidate Craig Lord about his plans for Auckland.
  • And finally Oscar Perress talks to John Tamihere about what envisions for the role of mayor.

Lording over the City? Craig Lord on his Mayoral Campaign; 1 October, 2019

Lording over the City? Craig Lord on his Mayoral Campaign; 1 October, 2019 Lording over the City? Craig Lord on his Mayoral Campaign; 1 October, 2019, 63.48 MB
Tue 1 Oct 2019

Craig Lord joins Oscar Perress to discuss everything to do with his mayoral campaign for 2019. 

Tune in to learn more about a non-political candidacy, a war chest of goals and a range of ideas for Tāmaki Makaurau's future.  

A Hemp Foundation for Tāmaki Makaurau's Future? Tadgh Stopford's Mayoral Endeavours; 1 October, 2019

A Hemp Foundation for Tāmaki Makaurau's Future? Tadgh Stopford's Mayoral Endeavours; 1 October, 2019 A Hemp Foundation for Tāmaki Makaurau's Future? Tadgh Stopford's Mayoral Endeavours; 1 October, 2019, 40.85 MB
Tue 1 Oct 2019

Tadgh Stopford joins Oscar Perress to discuss everything to do with his mayoral and other campaigns for 2019. 

Tune in to learn more about Hemp, Municipal Bonds and a Single cause candidcay ahead of the election for Tāmaki Makaurau's future.  

Setting Policy in a Political Setting; John Tamihere on his Mayoral Campaign; 1 October, 2019

Setting Policy in a Political Setting; John Tamihere on his Mayoral Campaign; 1 October, 2019 Setting Policy in a Political Setting; John Tamihere on his Mayoral Campaign; 1 October, 2019, 69.79 MB
Tue 1 Oct 2019

John Tamihere joins Oscar Perress to discuss everything to do with his mayoral campaign for 2019. 

Tune in to learn more about the flaws of Neoliberalism, a bit about his Transport policy and convincing Tāmaki Makaurau's landlords to fix up in a future with frozen rates.

A Working Class Alternative? Annalucia Vermunt on her Mayoral Campaign; 1 October, 2019

A Working Class Alternative? Annalucia Vermunt on her Mayoral Campaign; 1 October, 2019 A Working Class Alternative? Annalucia Vermunt on her Mayoral Campaign; 1 October, 2019 , 51.64 MB
Tue 1 Oct 2019

Annalucia Vermunt joins Oscar Perress to discuss everything to do with her mayoral campaign for 2019. 

Tune in to learn more about the place of meritocracy, policy and Tāmaki Makaurau's working class future.