This week Tess and Joel talk to the Labour Party’s Meka Whaitiri about Te Ture Whenua Māori Bill who speaks out against Māori Party Co-Leader Marama Fox’s comments made on Tuesday's show. Tess talks to the National Party's Jami-Lee Ross about the Tertiary Education Union survey, as well as the Ministry for Vulnerable Children. Radio Adelaide’s Nicole Wedding talks to Tess about cyclone Debbie, Julia Gillard joining Beyond Blue, and the thriving Quokka population on Rottnest. Tess interviewed Sarah Claudine UK organisation Safe Gigs for Women raising awareness about sexual harassment, and safety at gigs and festivals for women. Joel also talked to Auckland Writers Festival Director Anne O'Brien about the festival line-up and Diversity in literature.
Check out the full pocast of Friday's Wire here.