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Another Statistic? w / Jason Attewell; June 25, 2019

Another Statistic? w / Jason Attewell; June 25, 2019 Another Statistic? w / Jason Attewell; June 25, 2019, 7.71 MB
Tue 25 Jun 2019

We were lucky enough to be joined by Jason Attewell of Stats NZ to discuss the new inclusion of questions around gender in Stats NZ surveys. We talked about the importance of the inclusions and what it means in a statistical context. Listen in to find out more. 

International Desk with Lisa: Istanbul elections, June 25, 2019

International Desk with Lisa: Istanbul elections, June 25, 2019 International Desk with Lisa: Istanbul elections, June 25, 2019, 12.98 MB
Tue 25 Jun 2019

On today's International Desk, our producer Lisa reports on the results of the municipal elections in Instanbul, Turkey. The second one this year, after the March 31st poll was cancelled without any real legal grounds. Lisa explains why the vote matters on more than just a local level. 

The Wire with Jemima: June 24, 2019

The Wire with Jemima: June 24, 2019 The Wire with Jemima: June 24, 2019, 100.5 MB
Mon 24 Jun 2019

This week on the Monday Wire, Jemima speaks to Green Party co-leader James Shaw about the second reading of the End of Life Choice Bill. Southern Cross is back with the latest in Pacific news. Lachlan talks to John Minto from Palestinian Solidarity Network about Isreal's treatment of Palestinan refugees. Izzy speaks to James Ranstead, National President of the New Zealand Union of Student's Association, about making sanitary products free in schools. 

Not allowed back - Palestinian refugees and Israel: June 24, 2019

Not allowed back - Palestinian refugees and Israel: June 24, 2019 Not allowed back - Palestinian refugees and Israel: June 24, 2019, 19.91 MB
Mon 24 Jun 2019

A Palestinian solidarity group is calling on the Israeli Ambassador to New Zealand to apologise to citizens for their country’s treatment of palestinian refugees. Israel has been criticised by the United Nations and other groups for its refusal to let refugees return to their homeland, which contravenes international law. Lachlan spoke with John Minto from the Palestinian Solidarity Network about Israel’s treatmnet of Palestinian refugees.

 

The Big Q: Can music effect social and political change? June 24, 2019

The Big Q: Can music effect social and political change? June 24, 2019 The Big Q: Can music effect social and political change? June 24, 2019, 20.12 MB
Mon 24 Jun 2019

All over the world, and throughout history, music has been a vital part of effecting social and political change. At times the powers-that-be resist that change by oppressing the arts and the artists. Can music bring about social and political change? How has music shaped politics historically and today? Maria Armoudian discusses these questions with Professors Mark LeVine, Josh Kun, and Richard Flacks.

The Big Q website: www.thebigq.org 

Voting Rights with Lara Greaves: June 21, 2019

Voting Rights with Lara Greaves: June 21, 2019 Voting Rights with Lara Greaves: June 21, 2019, 12.7 MB
Fri 21 Jun 2019

Louis speaks with Dr Lara Greaves of the University of Auckland around the legislation on the election law changes.

Neutral corner: June 21, 2019

Neutral corner: June 21, 2019 Neutral corner: June 21, 2019, 6.46 MB
Fri 21 Jun 2019

For this week on Neutral Corner we examine the coverage of growing tensions between the USA and Iran by Fox News and Press TV

Sex Positive Education with Michelle Kasey: 21st of June, 2019

Sex Positive Education with Michelle Kasey: 21st of June, 2019 Sex Positive Education with Michelle Kasey: 21st of June, 2019, 6.46 MB
Fri 21 Jun 2019

When speaking to people about sex education in their experience, you'll have a variety of responses. Some people had a single day of sex education in their entire time at school, some are concerned about the lack of concent education and some say they don’t even remember what they were taught in amongst their sex education. Michelle Kasey is a sex and relationship councilor who believes sex education should be more sex positive. While she’s not an expert on the sex ed curriculum she says she works with people every day who have been affected by a fear based approach to sex education. She joined Laura Kvigstad to discuss her work. If you'd like to find our more, you can find free resources on her website here or find her on Facebook or Instagram

The National Party with Denise Lee: June 21st, 2019

The National Party with Denise Lee: June 21st, 2019 The National Party with Denise Lee: June 21st, 2019, 26.43 MB
Fri 21 Jun 2019

The Wire with Laura: 21st of June, 2019

The Wire with Laura: 21st of June, 2019 The Wire with Laura: 21st of June, 2019, 104.68 MB
Fri 21 Jun 2019