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I/V w/ Amro Mohamed: April 3, 2019

I/V w/ Amro Mohamed: April 3, 2019 I/V w/ Amro Mohamed: April 3, 2019, 29.27 MB
Wed 3 Apr 2019

Amro Mohamed is a solicitor and volunteers for the Human Rights Foundation. Together they worked on a project regarding relationships between Muslim communities and government agencies. Lillian Hanly spoke with him following the Islamophobic terror attacks in Christchurch.

Since the attacks the Human Rights Foundation has created a website where any instances of islamophobic discrimination can be recorded and reported, just head to the website reportislamophobia.nz, as well as this the 1737 helpline is still available for anyone needing support.

I/V w/ Julie Zhu and Nahyeon Lee: Myth of the Model Minority

I/V w/ Julie Zhu and Nahyeon Lee: Myth of the Model Minority I/V w/ Julie Zhu and Nahyeon Lee: Myth of the Model Minority , 17.4 MB
Wed 3 Apr 2019

Sherry Zhang speaks to directors, Julie Zhu and Nahyeon Lee, of the short film Myth of the Model Minority. Firstly, Julie discusses the representation of Asian New Zealanders, and the direction she hopes conversations around migrants and diaspora communities shift to. Then, Nahyeon dicusses the token minority, assimilation and Dominion road as a safe space for ethnic minorities. 

The short film is accessbile on TVNZ on demand

The Tuesday Wire; April 2, 2019

The Tuesday Wire; April 2, 2019 The Tuesday Wire; April 2, 2019, 107.87 MB
Tue 2 Apr 2019

The full show podcast of the Wire for Tuesday Rātū the 2nd of 2019.

Owen Gill returns to talk about his book, Turning Point, this week focussing on the financing of Auckland's future.

At the Green Desk, we talk to Environmental Scientist Sophia Olo Whaanga about coastal urupa which are being destroyed and submerged in the face of climate change.

Board Games returns, this week discussing meetings and how the public can get involved. 

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At the International desk, we discuss the elections of Ukraine and the popularity of charismatic leaders. 

 

Board Games w / Pippa Coom; Episode 5; April 2, 2019

Board Games w / Pippa Coom; Episode 5; April 2, 2019 Board Games w / Pippa Coom; Episode 5; April 2, 2019, 21.45 MB
Tue 2 Apr 2019

Board Games returns for its 5th episode. This week, Pippa Coom returns to talk about meetings, how they work and how we, the public can get involved. 

The Wire with Harry: Monday 1st April

The Wire with Harry: Monday 1st April The Wire with Harry: Monday 1st April, 127.73 MB
Mon 1 Apr 2019

Harry fills in The Wire today for Jemima who is celebrating another lap around the sun!

For our regular segment with the Green Party Oscar speaks to co-leader James Shaw about gun control, trees and minimum wage. Michael Andrew from Southern Cross is in studio to bring us the latest in Pacific news, Lachlan speaks to Professor Kypros Kypri about the lack of consultation with Maori for local alcohol licensing, Jemima speaks to Co-Convenor of OraTaiao about the Emissions Trading Scheme and the effect of climate change on human health, and finally Lachlan talks to the New Zealand Resident Doctors Association Senior Advocate David Munro about the group’s upcoming strike.

 

Doctors Strike again

Doctors Strike again Doctors Strike again , 18.04 MB
Mon 1 Apr 2019

Members The New Zealand Resident Doctors’ Association have voted to strike for a fifth time this year. The four day strike that will occur in mid April is in response to a hardening of the DHBs hardening position in negotiations. Both parites are to meet on the 5th of April for mediation in an attempt to solve the dispute. Lachlan spoke with NZRDA Senior Advocate David Munro about the strike action, first asking why the union voted for a fifth round of strikes.

Where is the Maori consultation on alcohol licensing?

Where is the Maori consultation on alcohol licensing? Where is the Maori consultation on alcohol licensing?, 21.49 MB
Mon 1 Apr 2019

Research by the University of Otago has shown a lack of consultation from local government with Maori on decisions around alcohol and licensing. This is in comparison with the relatively large influence Alcohol companies and lobbies have in decision making. Lachlan spoke with lead author Professor Kypros Kypri about the research, first asking him what the main findings were.

How is New Zealand doing on climate change?

How is New Zealand doing on climate change? How is New Zealand doing on climate change?, 29.59 MB
Mon 1 Apr 2019

Last week the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, Simon Upton, released a climate change report suggesting a major change in the way New Zealand tackles climate change through the Emissions Trading Scheme.

OraTaiao: New Zealand Climate and Health Council says that although the report makes some useful points it fails to hold the agricultural sector accountable for its harm to both the environment and human health. OraTaiao is a group of health professionals calling for urgent and fair climate action with real health benefits for New Zealanders now and in the future. Rhys (Reece) Jones, a Public Health Physician and Senior Lecturer at the University of Auckland, and Co-convenor of OraTaiao, spoke to Jemima about the report.

 

The Big Q: Can international finance help protect human rights? April 1, 2019

The Big Q: Can international finance help protect human rights? April 1, 2019 The Big Q: Can international finance help protect human rights? April 1, 2019, 19.59 MB
Mon 1 Apr 2019

Can international finance systems be harnessed to protect human rights? While historically financiers have funded some of the worse of human rights abuses, finances also enabled great human leaps. Our guest argues that it is time to alter the financial system for the good of humanity.

The Big Q website: www.thebigq.org 

This day in history: 29th March, 2019

This day in history: 29th March, 2019 This day in history: 29th March, 2019, 21.07 MB
Fri 29 Mar 2019

This day in history goes back to March 29th, for the United Kingdom's activation of Article 50, officially beginning the process of leaving the European Union.