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Whadduya Think?: Is Activism Necessary to our Democracy?

Whadduya Think?: Is Activism Necessary to our Democracy? Whadduya Think?: Is Activism Necessary to our Democracy?, 3.14 MB
Fri 9 Nov 2018

For Wire Worry Week Jenn took to the Street to ask people what they thought about Activism. Is it a necessary?

Crown Minerals Amendment Bill and Poll Position: November 9th, 2018

Crown Minerals Amendment Bill and Poll Position: November 9th, 2018 Crown Minerals Amendment Bill and Poll Position: November 9th, 2018, 17.91 MB
Fri 9 Nov 2018

Parliament has just passed the Crown Minerals Amendment Bill, putting and end to new offshore gas exploration. To find out more, Olivia spoke to James Barber from Stop Oil Wellington about what the passing of the bill means for the future of energy in New Zealand. 

Whadduya Think?: Is Activism Necessary to our Democracy?

Whadduya Think?: Is Activism Necessary to our Democracy? Whadduya Think?: Is Activism Necessary to our Democracy?, 3.14 MB
Fri 9 Nov 2018

For Wire Worry Week Jenn took to the Street to ask people what they thought about Activism. Is it a necessary?

The Wire with Mary-Margaret: November 9 2018

The Wire with Mary-Margaret: November 9 2018 The Wire with Mary-Margaret: November 9 2018, 37.06 MB
Fri 9 Nov 2018

Te Roopu Nahinara, we’re talking to National Party MP and finance spokesperson Amy Adams. After that, it’s Worry Week here at the Wire and we’re learning about anti-government movements: Jen went out on the streets to ask people if they think Activism is necessary. Later, Sam Smith from Radio Adelaide is back again for Neighbourhood Watch with all the latest Australian news. Justin stops by to recap the results of the midterm elections in the U.S. Then, Liv speaks to James Barber from Stop Oil Wellington about the passing of the Crown Minerals Amendment Bill.

Justin's International Desk: November 9th, 2018

Justin's International Desk: November 9th, 2018 Justin's International Desk: November 9th, 2018, 9.41 MB
Fri 9 Nov 2018

With more results coming in following the midterm elections in the United States, Justin takes a look into the outcome of the races in the midwest, how does President Donald Trump contribute to the result and what does it mean for the Democrats in the next presidential election.

National's Amy Adams: November 9 2018

National's Amy Adams: November 9 2018 National's Amy Adams: November 9 2018, 7.63 MB
Fri 9 Nov 2018

This week, Amy Adams had a chat with Mary-Margaret about the Reserve Bank holding the cash rate steady, the ban on any new forms of oil and gas exploration, and cyber security for Parliamentarians.

This day in history: 8th November, 2018

This day in history: 8th November, 2018 This day in history: 8th November, 2018, 11.81 MB
Thu 8 Nov 2018

This day in history goes back to 1936 for the beginning of the Siege of Madrid by Spanish Nationalist forces in the country's civil war.

The Wire with Lachlan: November 8, 2018

The Wire with Lachlan: November 8, 2018 The Wire with Lachlan: November 8, 2018, 125.37 MB
Thu 8 Nov 2018

First up on the Wire, we discuss industrial action by Ministry of Justice Workers, speaking with Tatiana Daniels from the PSA and and Len Anderson from the Criminal Bar association. We then discuss the midterm election results in America. Our Wire Worry Week is anti-government movement, and Tuwhenuaroa discusses Parihaka with Maata Warehoka. Oscar isn’t hre in person, but has left us with a community garden interview with Helena from hackland. Finally, This Day in History looks at beginning of the siege of Madrid.

The Invasion of Parihaka, A Brief History: November 8, 2018

The Invasion of Parihaka, A Brief History: November 8, 2018 The Invasion of Parihaka, A Brief History: November 8, 2018, 14.75 MB
Thu 8 Nov 2018

The invasion of Parihaka, to many New Zealanders, is a piece of history lost in the mists of obscurity. The invasion and subsequent occupation of the Maori land and people is not taught in mainstream schools, and is therefore not known to many people. Tuwhenuaroa spoke to Maata Wharehoka, a Wahine toa and strong advocate for the people of Parihaka, about the history of the community, the peaceful protests that encouraged the invasion, and the future of Parihaka and the lessons she hopes will be learned.

Justice on Strike: November 8, 2018

Justice on Strike: November 8, 2018 Justice on Strike: November 8, 2018, 21.61 MB
Thu 8 Nov 2018

Ministry of Justice workers have begun taking industrial action in order to get the Ministry to meet their pay and condition demands. This includes the use of lightning strikes in efforts to get the Ministry to budge. Lachlan spoke with Tatiana Daniels from the PSA and Len Andersen from the Criminal bar Association about the strikes.