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Conor Knell on how Brexit is impacting Ireland: May 16, 2019

Conor Knell on how Brexit is impacting Ireland: May 16, 2019 Conor Knell on how Brexit is impacting Ireland: May 16, 2019, 8.49 MB
Thu 16 May 2019

Conor Knell chats to Stewart Sowman-Lund from Northern Ireland. How is the ongoing Brexit saga impacting the region?

Privacy Commissioner Report with Ricardo Menendez: May 16, 2019

Privacy Commissioner Report with Ricardo Menendez: May 16, 2019 Privacy Commissioner Report with Ricardo Menendez: May 16, 2019, 9.55 MB
Thu 16 May 2019

An investigation by the Privacy Commissioner has revealed Ministry of Social Development employees have spied on beneficiaries suspected of being in an undeclared relationship. Olivia Holdsworth spoke to Auckland Action Against Poverty spokesperson Ricardo Menendez to find out more about the implications of the report and began by asking about the report itself.

 

The Wire with Stewart: May 16, 2019

The Wire with Stewart: May 16, 2019 The Wire with Stewart: May 16, 2019, 100.45 MB
Thu 16 May 2019

Stewart Sowman-Lund hosts the Thursday Wire and it's another packed show.

On the show today:

  • Producer Liv talks to Ricardo Menendez-March about the Ministry for Social Development spying on beneficiaries
  • Producer Grace speaks to Peter O’Connor, educational spokesperson for Child poverty action group
  • Then Grace speaks to, Claire Amos, principal at Albany Senior high school about the overhaul of the NCEA examination system.
  • After that, 95bFM reporter Conor Knell is back. This week, Stewart's talking to him about the impact that Brexit is having on Ireland.

Plus a heated discussion on the state of high school education! It's The Thursday Wire with Stewart, Liv and Grace.

Fees Free NCEA with CPAG: May 16, 2019

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Thu 16 May 2019

Grace speaks with Peter O'Connor, education spokesperson for Child Poverty Action Group, about the government's decision to ban NCEA fees. The decision means students will no longer have to pay over seventy dollars per year to take the qualifications.

NCEA changes with Claire Amos: May 16, 2019

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Thu 16 May 2019

Grace speaks with Claire Amos, Principal at Albany Senior Highschool about the changes being made to NCEA. The changes include increasing the number of end of subject examinations and lowering the year level students need to be to begin the first twenty credits available to year seven.

Tenancy Discrimination w/ Rashmi Raorane: 15 May, 2019

Tenancy Discrimination w/ Rashmi Raorane: 15 May, 2019 Tenancy Discrimination w/ Rashmi Raorane: 15 May, 2019, 7.77 MB
Wed 15 May 2019

Sherry does some investigative journalism following up claims a woman was denied a rental because ‘indians are dirty.’ She talks to Rashmi Raorane, who shares her experience with discriminatory landlords, and tries to reach out to the property manager of the place Rashmi was trying to rent. 

The Wire with Lillian: May 15, 2019

The Wire with Lillian: May 15, 2019 The Wire with Lillian: May 15, 2019, 106.64 MB
Wed 15 May 2019

On The Wire today!

On Dear Science we talk about the theory of relativity, different types of ice and RoundUp being blamed for cancer. 

Sherry follows up with Rashmi Raorane, the hopeful tenant who was allegedly denied a property because "indians are dirty".

And finally, our final episode of Economic Anxiety with Rod Oram, Part 7 where we throw some random questions out there.

Board Games: A Managing Democracy Pt. 1? May 14, 2019

Board Games: A Managing Democracy Pt. 1? May 14, 2019 1? May 14, 2019, 22.61 MB
Tue 14 May 2019

We talk to the general manager of democracy services at Auckland Council, Marguerite Delbet about voting, local body elections and engagement. Listen in to find out more.  

The Tuesday Wire; May 14, 2019

The Tuesday Wire; May 14, 2019 The Tuesday Wire; May 14, 2019, 106.37 MB
Tue 14 May 2019

The full show podcast of the Wire for Tuesday Rātū the 14th of May 2019. Listen in to hear discussion on the Zero Carbon Bill with Russel Norman, we discuss voter engagement and what the role of General Manager of Democracy Services is with the General Manager of Democracy Services and we observe the ten year anniversary of the slaughter of Tamil peoples in Sri Lanka, and the reaches of the conflicts now. Listen in to learn more.

International Desk with Lisa: the slaughter of Sri Lanka's Tamils, May 14, 2019

International Desk with Lisa: the slaughter of Sri Lanka's Tamils, May 14, 2019 International Desk with Lisa: the slaughter of Sri Lanka's Tamils, May 14, 2019, 15.07 MB
Tue 14 May 2019

May 2009 marks the official end of the Sri Lankan Civil War. But for the minority Tamil community, it is a genocide of their people. Ten years later, the truth about the bloody events has yet to be exposed, and Tamils still live in fear. Lisa Boudet reports.