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This day in history: 15th November, 2018

This day in history: 15th November, 2018 This day in history: 15th November, 2018, 34.95 MB
Thu 15 Nov 2018

This day in history looks at the 1985 Anglo-Irish Agreement, which took place after an intensification of The Troubles.

The Wire with Lachlan: November 15, 2018

The Wire with Lachlan: November 15, 2018 The Wire with Lachlan: November 15, 2018, 128.05 MB
Thu 15 Nov 2018

On today's Wire, Lachlan and Oscar bring you a special report on lime scooters. Community Garden looks at Hubzero, speaking with Tara. Andrew Little joins us for his regular chat, this week discussing prisoner voting rights and Pike River mine re-entry. Finally, Ben brings us This Day in History on the Ango-Irish Agreement of 1985.

Lemon, Lime and Bitter Responses to E-Scooters: November 15, 2018

Lemon, Lime and Bitter Responses to E-Scooters: November 15, 2018 Lemon, Lime and Bitter Responses to E-Scooters: November 15, 2018, 22.79 MB
Thu 15 Nov 2018

Thursday Wire Host Lachlan and his producer, Oscar scoot right into the debate on the endangerment of public safety from the zesty new craze of LimeS, and the like, in Auckland. 

Court workers' strike: November 14, 2018

Court workers' strike: November 14, 2018 Court workers' strike: November 14, 2018, 17.88 MB
Wed 14 Nov 2018

After months of negotiation with the Ministry of Justice, the court workers' strikes are escalating, and disruption arise all around the country. 

Producer Lisa Boudet recaps where each sides stands, and looks at the consequences of a lengthy industrial action. 

The Wire with Lillian: November 14, 2018

The Wire with Lillian: November 14, 2018 The Wire with Lillian: November 14, 2018, 115.84 MB
Wed 14 Nov 2018

On today's Wire:

For Dear Science, we talk about the changing weight of kilograms, measuring the earth’s mass and growing plants with the help of music.  

Lillian talks to Tracey Martin from NZ First today, who is the Associate Minister of Education, on the Teachers Strikes.

Lisa reports on the current industrial actions in Courts around the country.

We hear from Laura O’Connell Rapira and Kate Collyns from Action Station about a programme they have run called Tauiwi Tautoko.

Report: Tauiwi Tautoko with Action Station: 14 November, 2018

Report: Tauiwi Tautoko with Action Station: 14 November, 2018 Report: Tauiwi Tautoko with Action Station: 14 November, 2018, 23.55 MB
Wed 14 Nov 2018

Laura O’Connell Rapira is the director of Action Station which is an independent, crowdfunded, community campaigning organisation. Recently, the organisation created a programme called Tauiwi Tautoko which gave non-Māori, or tauiwi, the opportunity to undergo training in order to be able to combat racism toward tangata Māori online. Lillian Hanly spoke with Laura about the programme, as well as Kate Collyns who was a volunteer on the programme. 

CTU on Gender Pay Gap

CTU on Gender Pay Gap CTU on Gender Pay Gap, 18.06 MB
Tue 13 Nov 2018

Two days ago, the 11th of November, marked the day on which the average kiwi woman starts to effectively work for free for the rest of the year - due to the gender pay gap. Rachel Mckintosh - Vice President of the Council of Trade Unions - says the gap is as such that it takes the average kiwi man only 314 days to earn what it takes women 365 days to earn.

The Big Q: What do the US midterm results mean for international relations?

The Big Q: What do the US midterm results mean for international relations? The Big Q: What do the US midterm results mean for international relations?, 21.62 MB
Tue 13 Nov 2018

Last week the United States held their midterm elections with the Democrats regaining control of the House of Representatives while the Republicans retained control of the Senate. But what does the outcome of these elections mean for international relations? Doug Becker speaks with Pam Chasek, Amy Eckert, and Brent Sasley about the results and the implications for issues such as US border policy and US-Russia relations. 

The Big Q Website: www.thebigq.org 

Justin's International Desk: November 13th, 2018

Justin's International Desk: November 13th, 2018 Justin's International Desk: November 13th, 2018, 10.65 MB
Tue 13 Nov 2018

Victor Mallet, the Asian news editor of the Financial Times and one of the vice-chairmen of the Hong Kong Foreign Correspondents Club, has been banned from entering Hong Kong last Thursday.  The government won’t explain why they made this decision, but popular belief is the decision leads back to the Correspondents club hosting an event discussing Hong Kong independence.  But first, Justin goes back to 2016 to explain what happened.

 

Greendesk: November 13th, 2018

Greendesk: November 13th, 2018 Greendesk: November 13th, 2018, 10.78 MB
Tue 13 Nov 2018

This week for Green Desk, Ella speaks with Monica Peters about citizen science. Monica is a self-described "dot-joiner," bringing together the worlds of science, society, communication and art with a passion for community environmental restoration. Ella asked her to explain citizen science to the citizens: