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Food advertising - who to believe?: September 23, 2019

Food advertising - who to believe?: September 23, 2019 Food advertising - who to believe?: September 23, 2019, 24.87 MB
Mon 23 Sep 2019

New Zealand has one of the higest rates of obesity in the world - but how much does advertising have to do with it? A health expert is calling for greater government regulations around how food is advertised, especially to children. Lachlan spoke with Professor Jim Mann from the University of Otago about advertising, the difficulty around food and social media and what the government can do to help people make more informed decisions around their diet.

Neutral corner: 20th September, 2019

Neutral corner: 20th September, 2019 Neutral corner: 20th September, 2019, 22.69 MB
Fri 20 Sep 2019

On this week's Netural Corner we look at media coverage of the recent Israeli election from i24 News and Press TV.

The Wire with Laura: 20th of September, 2019

The Wire with Laura: 20th of September, 2019 The Wire with Laura: 20th of September, 2019, 107.66 MB
Fri 20 Sep 2019

Pay Equity w/ Tali Williams: 20th September, 2019

Pay Equity w/ Tali Williams: 20th September, 2019 Pay Equity w/ Tali Williams: 20th September, 2019 , 11.54 MB
Fri 20 Sep 2019

Producer Bronnie speaks with Tali Williams, National Secretary of FIRST Union's Retail, Finance and Commerce Division, about why buisinesses need to be transparent about disparities in their pay.

The Wire with Stewart: September 19, 2019

The Wire with Stewart: September 19, 2019 The Wire with Stewart: September 19, 2019, 99.09 MB
Thu 19 Sep 2019

Stewart Sowman-Lund is back from the holidays and ready for another exciting Thursday Wire! This week, Mary-Margaret's back in the producer's chair.

On the show: 

  • Mary-Margaret chats to Deborah Small, from Break the Chains - a US advocacy group focused on communities most vulnerable to the punitive policies caused by the War on Drugs.
  • After that, Justice Minister Andrew Little swings by for his weekly chat. Today - does he stand by the Party’s actions over the past two weeks as sexual assault allegations have come to light. 
  • Then, we continue our series looking into all the mayoral hopefuls standing in Auckland. Today - Stewart speak to comedian Tom Sainsbury, the campaign manager for ‘Fiona’...
  • And finally - in Neighbourhood Watch, Zoe gets us up to date with all the latest Aussie news. Today: We catch up with what Pauline Hanson’s been up to.

All that plus another thrilling edition of Poll Position! 

Local Elections - Fiona's campaign manager Tom Sainsbury: September 19, 2019

Local Elections - Fiona's campaign manager Tom Sainsbury: September 19, 2019 Local Elections - Fiona's campaign manager Tom Sainsbury: September 19, 2019, 20.2 MB
Thu 19 Sep 2019

95bFM is aiming to speak to every mayoral candidate ahead of next month’s local elections. Next week, I’ll be speaking with incumbent Mayor Phil Goff… But today, something a little different. Fiona, possibly with no last name, is a wildcard candidate represented by comedian Tom Sainsbury, acting as her campaign manager. Host Stewart Sowman-Lund spoke to Tom this morning, and started by asking him what inspired Fiona to run for mayor.

 

Cotton On Pay Inequity w/ Jared Abbott; September 18 2019

Cotton On Pay Inequity w/ Jared Abbott; September 18 2019 Cotton On Pay Inequity w/ Jared Abbott; September 18 2019, 10.72 MB
Wed 18 Sep 2019

Cotton On workers walked off the job on Monday to protest the company's refusal to pay them the living wage. Members of FIRST Union picketed outside the clothing store on Queen Street in Auckland’s CBD. Union members have been attempting to negotiate a pay increase since april this year however they’ve stated that the latest offer they’ve received was “worse than the first”. Cotton on themselves have stated on their website that they are committed towards paying a living wage, however workers in their retail and distribution centers are currently paid under that. Jared Abbott, FIRST Union Secretary for Transport, Logistics and Manufacturing has stated that Cotton On is duping customers with false claims of ethical employment practices. He has also highlighted a severe pay inequity for Pasifika and Maori staff compared to Pākehā workers. William Boyd spoke with Jared about the situation at Cotton On for its employees. William started off by asking him how Monday’s strike went.

Operation Burnham - A decade long cover up: September 18, 2019

Operation Burnham - A decade long cover up: September 18, 2019 Operation Burnham - A decade long cover up: September 18, 2019 , 27.83 MB
Wed 18 Sep 2019

Tuwhenuaroa explores Operation Burnham and the journey from the night of the raids, to the inquiries now taking place.