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The Wire with Lillian: June 5, 2019

The Wire with Lillian: June 5, 2019 The Wire with Lillian: June 5, 2019, 107.63 MB
Wed 5 Jun 2019

On The Wire today,

Dear Science with AUT’s Marcus Jones talks about CRISPR baby life expectancies, multiple conclusions reached from one data set, and the UK being coal free for the past 16 days!

Ramadan came to an end this week and Lillian went to her first iftar dinner last week at her local cafe, we hear a report from her on the owners of the cafe and the customers who have been generously welcomed into the space. 

Tama Waipara is the festival director for the new Tairāwhiti Arts Festival, Lillian speaks to him about the kaupapa behind it.

In the Community Garden; The Kaipātiki Project; June 4, 2019

In the Community Garden; The Kaipātiki Project; June 4, 2019 In the Community Garden; The Kaipātiki Project; June 4, 2019, 24.01 MB
Tue 4 Jun 2019

Today within the Community Garden, we have the privilige of talking to the Kaipātiki Project, and what it is, does and where it is going. Listen in to find out more. 

Written in the Stars: Matariki: June 4 2019

Written in the Stars: Matariki: June 4 2019 Written in the Stars: Matariki: June 4 2019, 5.12 MB
Tue 4 Jun 2019

Amid the coldest part of every year, in the  early hours of the morning, Ngā mata a te ariki Tawhirimātea, or Matariki for short, rises in the east, with a gleam rivalled only by the Sun which follows close behind. Matariki is the Māori name for a group of seven stars known as the Pleiades star cluster. Tuwhenuaroa Natanahira explores its significance to Maori, why it is celebrated, and the impact it has on the nation.

The Tuesday Wire; June 4, 2019

The Tuesday Wire; June 4, 2019 The Tuesday Wire; June 4, 2019, 105.2 MB
Tue 4 Jun 2019

The full length podcast of the Tuesday Wire for the 4th of Pipiri June. Today, we had the privilige of talking to The Kaipātiki Project, listen in to find out more. At the Green Desk, we introduce a topic for the coming weeks, of the media framing of the climate crisis. We have a passage on Matariki and Board Games does indeed return. 

Board Games: A Catch Up; June 4, 2019

Board Games: A Catch Up; June 4, 2019 Board Games: A Catch Up; June 4, 2019, 24.5 MB
Tue 4 Jun 2019

Adriana Christie rejoins us to catch us up on everything local board, as well as answering some public submitted questions.

Budget 2019 with Shamubeel Eaqub: Friday Wire 31/5

Budget 2019 with Shamubeel Eaqub: Friday Wire 31/5 Budget 2019 with Shamubeel Eaqub: Friday Wire 31/5, 14.11 MB
Fri 31 May 2019

The government’s budget for 2019 was announced yesterday afternoon by minister of finance Grant Robertson, who delivered the publication. The focus seems to be on vulnerable communities, Kiwi’s well-being, among other priorities, with a trajectory towards social issues such as mental health, addiction, and poverty in the budgets financial forecast. While this is good to see in many ways, it can’t be said that everyone will be happy about these economic decisions. Now for someone with a very low understanding of economics, Louis had the pleasure of speaking with Shamubeel Eaqub; an experienced independent economist & commentator, who made economics very easy for Louis. Here he is, breaking down the budget.

 

The Wire with Laura: 31st of May, 2019

The Wire with Laura: 31st of May, 2019 The Wire with Laura: 31st of May, 2019, 101.97 MB
Fri 31 May 2019

Budget spinners: 31th May, 2019

Budget spinners: 31th May, 2019 Budget spinners: 31th May, 2019, 8.27 MB
Fri 31 May 2019

The Friday Wire team discusses media reaction to the National party's release of a version of the government's "well-being budget" before it was due for publication.

Rescuing Hedgehogs with Peg Logue: 31st of May, 2019

Rescuing Hedgehogs with Peg Logue: 31st of May, 2019 Rescuing Hedgehogs with Peg Logue: 31st of May, 2019, 5.35 MB
Fri 31 May 2019

Teachers Mega-strike report: May 30th, 2019

Teachers Mega-strike report: May 30th, 2019 Teachers Mega-strike report: May 30th, 2019, 5.56 MB
Thu 30 May 2019

Yesterday Sherry went down to the teachers strike in Aotea Sqaure, to talk to some of the teachers involved in the protest. She gives us the highlights of her favourite signs and asks the teachers what they hope to change after the strikes. It will be interesting to see if and how this is reflected in the budget. This is the third strike from primary school teachers, and the first one involving secondary school teachers. Sherry gives us an overview of the protests so far.