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The Wire with India: Tuesday October 24, 2017

The Wire with India: Tuesday October 24, 2017 The Wire with India: Tuesday October 24, 2017, 98.94 MB
Tue 24 Oct 2017

On today's wire with India, Mack and Jack, we talk to Green Party MP Julie Anne Genter about Winston Peters' decision and everything that’s happened since.

The Kea has emerged victorious in the Bird of the Year competition, dashing the hopes of kereru fans everywhere. The Kea Conservation trust explains its successful campaign.

On the Green Desk, Jack talks with Shane Lavery about the benefits of fish reserves

We visit a community garden in Mt Albert that volunteers are worried may be developed for housing, and we take a look at Tokelau language week and the state of Tokelauan in New Zealand.

The Greens' role in the new government

The Greens' role in the new government The Greens' role in the new government , 12.69 MB
Tue 24 Oct 2017

India speaks to Julie Anne Genter, who will hold one of the newly announced ministerial spots for the Green Party, and asking about her reaction to last week’s result, and what's happened since.

The urban sanctuary facing an uncertain future

Inner-city 'sanctuary' faces an uncertain future Inner-city 'sanctuary' faces an uncertain future, 24.37 MB
Tue 24 Oct 2017

India visits Sanctuary Gardens Mahi Whenua, a community garden and food forest that faces an uncertain future, as Unitec - the owners of the land - look to create a new housing development.

This Week's Bits: Sunday, 22nd of October, 2017

This Week's Bits: Sunday, 22nd of October, 2017 This Week's Bits: Sunday, 22nd of October, 2017 , 28.53 MB
Sun 22 Oct 2017

Solitary Confinement: A Violation of Human Rights?

Solitary Confinement: A Violation of Human Rights? Solitary Confinement: A Violation of Human Rights?, 22.18 MB
Fri 20 Oct 2017

Producer Laura Kvigstad, spoke with People Against Prison Aotearoa Political Parliamentary Advocacy Coordinator, Kate McIntyre on the recent petition to end solitary confinement in New Zealand.  

Jon on Jacinda

Jon on Jacinda Jon on Jacinda, 21.48 MB
Fri 20 Oct 2017

Producer Conor speaks with Jon Johanson, senior lecturer in the politics department at Victoria University. They discuss the implications of Winston Peter’s coalition decision and what change we can expect in the coming term. 

Should we cut Labour some Slack?

Should we cut Labour some Slack? Should we cut Labour some Slack?, 19.38 MB
Fri 20 Oct 2017

Kelly spoke to renowned columnist David Slack about the prejudice Jacinda Ardern has been facing from some journalism personalities, and the role the media needs to take in the coming weeks.  

The Wire with Kelly: Friday 20 October

The Wire with Kelly: Friday 20 October The Wire with Kelly: Friday 20 October, 119.04 MB
Fri 20 Oct 2017

Producer Conor speaks with Jon Johanson, senior lecturer in the politics department at Victoria University. They discuss the implications of Winston Peter’s coalition decision and what change we can expect in the coming term. 

Jami-Lee Ross from the National Party joins us to chat about the coalition results that were announced yesterday, and what the future holds for the new opposition party.

This week on Neighbourhood Watch with Nicole Wedding from Radio Adelaide: The UN Human Rights Committee has criticised Australia's past record. Breakfast show host Lisa Wilkinson has left the Today show for another channel under speculation of sexism from the station, and the Greens are saying drug dogs are ineffective and expensive. 

Kelly spoke to renowned columnist David Slack about the prejudice Jacinda Ardern has been facing from some journalism personalities, and the role the media needs to take in the coming weeks.

Producer Laura Kvigstad, spoke with People Against Prison Aotearoa Political Parliamentary Advocacy Coordinator, Kate McIntyre on the recent petition to end solitary confinement in New Zealand.

Students in fee-tal position over price hike

Students in fee-tal position over price hike Students in fee-tal position over price hike, 16.95 MB
Thu 19 Oct 2017

Lachlan speaks with with Universities NZ Director Chris Whelan about the 2% increase in fees across Aotearoa. Then, Ben spoke with AUSA President WIll Matthews about the recent vote by the University of Auckland to increase their fees.

New Zealand's drunkest bird?

New Zealand's drunkest bird? New Zealand's drunkest bird?, 3.82 MB
Thu 19 Oct 2017

Forest and Bird’s annual bird of the year competition has got heated this year with the Kea and the Kereru fighting it out for top spot. Harry spoke with David Mills from Kereru Brewing Company about how theyre getting behind the kereru campaign.