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Andrew Little on the GCSB

Andrew Little on the GCSB Andrew Little on the GCSB, 18.15 MB
Thu 30 Nov 2017

Harry and Minister responsible for the GCSB Andrew Little talk through yesterday's revelation regarding the GCSB and John Key misleading the public days before the 2014 election.

Wednesday Wire with Lillian: 29th of November

Wednesday Wire with Lillian: 29th of November Wednesday Wire with Lillian: 29th of November, 108.82 MB
Wed 29 Nov 2017

On todays show we have Allan Blackman in for Dear science, talking about lightning, antimatter, Schrodingers cat and hand sanitizer. Paddy Gibson talks to us about the Australian sentiment towards the issues on Manus island. Phil twyford talks to us about the future of rail and roads in NZ and finally we talk about TVNZ's new webseries Baby Mama's Club with director Hanelle Harris and producer Mia Marama Henry.

Political Representation on Baby Mama's Club

Baby Mama's Club Baby Mama's Club, 12.1 MB
Wed 29 Nov 2017

Webseries Baby Mama's Club was released on TVNZ On Demand and on Youtube yesterday. We speak with director Hanelle Harris and producer Mia Marama Henry.

For NZ viewers, find the show here bit.ly/2A9sJw8

If you're overseas, check it out here bit.ly/2ncA7Ca

 

Image credit: TVNZ

Australia's Resistance to the Australian Government's Position on Manus Island

Padraic Gibson on Manus Island Padraic Gibson on Manus Island, 9.01 MB
Wed 29 Nov 2017

Paddy Gibson talks us through the resistance in Australia regarding those detained on Manus Island.

Rails or Roads?

Phil Twyford on the Benefits of Rail Phil Twyford on the Benefits of Rail, 8.66 MB
Wed 29 Nov 2017

A National Government commissioned report by the NZ Transport Agency on the benefits of rail was released over the weekend. bFM reporter Lisa Boudet speaks to Minister for Urban Development and Transport, Phil Twyford. 

Prison opposition group protests solitary confinement

Prison opposition group protests solitary confinement Prison opposition group protests solitary confinement , 8.91 MB
Tue 28 Nov 2017

Every year thousands of New Zealands prisoners are put in solitary confinement meaning they are isolated from human contact for sometimes up to 24hours.

Today Lucy Austin headed down to Aotea Square to speak with Emmy Rakete from the organisation People against Prisons Aotearoa who have set up a protest to raise awareness of solitary confinement in New Zealand.  

The group are seeking to end the practice in New Zealand arguing that it violates human rights. 

New Zealand's Melanesia "quarantine" blamed for Manus conflict

New Zealand's Melanesia "quarantine" to blame for Manus conflict New Zealand's Melanesia "quarantine" to blame for Manus conflict, 18.87 MB
Tue 28 Nov 2017

Pacific academic Scott Hamilton says New Zealand shares some of the blame for conflict on Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island because of its neglection of the Melanesia region. 

Palau caught between Taiwan-China dispute

Palau caught between Taiwan-China dispute Palau caught between Taiwan-China dispute, 5.51 MB
Tue 28 Nov 2017

The Pacific nation of Palau has had as much as half of its tourism economy cut in half after a China imposed ban. Mack talks to an expert in Taiwan-Pacific relations to understand why.

The Wire with Reuben: Tuesday 28th November

The Wire with Reuben:Tuesday 28th November The Wire with Reuben:Tuesday 28th November, 109.66 MB
Tue 28 Nov 2017

Lucy Austin Speaks to Emmy Rakete from People Against Prisons Aotearoa about their protest against solitary confinement.

On the Green desk, Conor Mercer speaks with Caitlin Carew from Forest and Bird about the declining Hoiho/yellow-eyed penguin population on the Whenua Hou sanctuary Island in Foveaux Strait.

Pacific academic Scott Hamilton says New Zealand shares some of the blame for conflict on Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island. Mack Smith finds out more.

Jack Marshal has a chat to landscape architect Thomas Woltz about the future of Cornwall Park and the legacy of private philanthropy.

Lastly, the Pacific nation of Palau has lost as much as half of its tourism economy cut after China imposed a ban. Mack Smith talks to an expert in Taiwan-Pacific relations to understand why.

 

A master plan for a gorgeous park

A master plan for a gorgeous park A master plan for a gorgeous park, 33.76 MB
Tue 28 Nov 2017

An American Landscape architect by the name of Thomas Waltz has completed a one hundred year master plan seeking to guide the develop Cornwall Park.

The plan seeks to balance the cultural and agricultural landscape of New Zealand and even includes a human land bridge over Greenlane Rd.

Jack Marshal spoke to Nelson Woltz earlier and asked him what exactly makes a good public space