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Why can’t anyone agree on the state of New Zealand’s fisheries?

Why can’t anyone agree on the state of New Zealand’s fisheries? Why can’t anyone agree on the state of New Zealand’s fisheries?, 19.59 MB
Fri 16 Jun 2017

There has been ongoing scientific debate about the state of New Zealand’s fisheries management. Scientist have been publishing conflicting articles online resulting in confusion on where the government and academics stand on the state of New Zealand's fish stocks and their management. Jack Marshall spoke with MPI Steve Halley from MPI, Glenn Simmons from the University of Auckland and Elisabeth Slooten from the Otago University to take stock of the discussion.

The Wire with Tess: Friday 16th June, 2017

The Wire with Tess: Friday 16th June, 2017 The Wire with Tess: Friday 16th June, 2017, 109.6 MB
Fri 16 Jun 2017

This week, Tess chat to Jamie Lee-ross from the National Party about immigration and gets into housing, infrastructure, and public services. We have our weekly Friday feature Neighbourhood Watch - this week Nicole Wedding runs us through everything new in Australian politics . And finally, Jack has a report on the on going debates regarding fishing management practices in New Zealand talking to both academics and MPI. All this and more on the Friday Wire - check out the full podcast here.

Women in the trades

Women in the trades Women in the trades, 18.47 MB
Thu 15 Jun 2017

Wire producer Harry Willis chats to Destinator Trades chief executive Christina Rogstad about their initiative to get women more involved in the industry. Catch the full interview here. 

Fruit and veges face nationwide price spike

Fruit and veges face nationwide price spike Fruit and veges face nationwide price spike, 19.16 MB
Thu 15 Jun 2017

Statistics New Zealand has revealed a price spike for fruit and vegetables in the country, with an unusually wet Autumn season proving an important contributing factor. Wire producer Lucy Austin has the story. 

Why an Indian legislator is launching an attack on the humble momo

Why an Indian legislator is launching an attack on the humble momo Why an Indian legislator is launching an attack on the humble momo, 4.05 MB
Thu 15 Jun 2017

A member of India's Hindu Nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party has declared a war on momos - the unsuspecting South Asian dumpling that's proved a fan-favourite across the country's street-snack scene. Listen to Jogai's full report here to learn more about the controversy that is #momogate

The Wire with Jogai: Thursday 15th June, 2017

The Wire with Jogai: Thursday 15th June, 2017 The Wire with Jogai: Thursday 15th June, 2017, 110.67 MB
Thu 15 Jun 2017

This week, Jogai, Harry, and Lucy chat to the chief executive of Destination Trades Christina Rogstad, to learn more about their initiative to get women involved in the trades, and Lucy has a report on the increase in fruit and vegetable prices in New Zealand. #Momogate becomes a thing for Jogai, as she outlines how and why an Indian legislator has launched a war on the humble South Asian dumpling. Our weekly Thursday feature State of the States has returned - this week Harry chats to Nick about the shooting on congressman in Virginia, as well as Jeff Sessions' eye-opening testimony earlier this week. Andrew Little is also back for our weekly chat. All this and more on the Thursday Wire - check out the full podcast here.

Sessions in session

Sessions in session Sessions in session, 10.62 MB
Wed 14 Jun 2017

Following James Comey’s testimony last week to the Senate Intelligence Committee about Russian interference in the US election, Attorney General Jeff Sessions was grilled in his live-streamed testimony earlier this morning. But what actually went down this morning, and did Sessions’ answers all stack up? My producer Will has the story.

The controversial arguments around euthanasia

The controversial arguments around euthanasia The controversial arguments around euthanasia , 7.21 MB
Wed 14 Jun 2017

A new bill has been opened up for debate in parliament - one which has flared opinions and emotions. If passed, it would see euthanasia legalised here in New Zealand. Producer Adam Jacobson investigates the arguments surrounding the debate.

The Wire with Ximena: Wednesday June 14, 2017

The Wire with Ximena: Wednesday June 14, 2017 The Wire with Ximena: Wednesday June 14, 2017, 87.01 MB
Wed 14 Jun 2017

This week, Ximena, Will & Adam look at the controversial euthanasia debate and analyse what went down during  Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee this morning. NZ First’s Tracey Martin and AUT’s Allan Blackman also join us for their weekly Wednesday segments.

Research reveals increasing rates of elder abuse

Research reveals increasing rates of elder abuse Research reveals increasing rates of elder abuse , 25.94 MB
Tue 13 Jun 2017

As elder abuse awareness week approaches new research into aged residential care is being released. Our reporter Katie Doyle spoke to Doctor Polly Yeung from Massey University about her new study into residential care in New Zealand, abuse and the upcoming release of a national care indicators programme which will help to protect elderly people in New Zealand.