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The Big Q: 100% global renewable energy: Is it possible? October 15, 2018

The Big Q: 100% global renewable energy: Is it possible? October 15, 2018 The Big Q: 100% global renewable energy: Is it possible? October 15, 2018, 18.95 MB
Mon 15 Oct 2018

Marc Jacobson has been working to take the world to 100% renewable energy by 2050 which he argues can slow down climate change and reverse some of the damage. Maria Armoudian spoke to Jacobson, who is also co-founder of the Solutions Project, about his ongoing work to counter climate change.

The Big Q Website: www.thebigq.org

Words of Affirmation: What helps with mental health?

Words of Affirmation: What helps with Mental Health? Words of Affirmation: What helps with Mental Health?, 5.07 MB
Fri 12 Oct 2018

For mental health awareness month, Jenn took to the 95bFM studio to ask Fambly members what advice on mental health has helped them or people they know? 

Please remember; You don't need to be at your lowest to get help. No matter the situation, change is possible and you are worth that change.

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The Haka Party Incident: I/V with Hone Harawira

The Haka Party Incident: I/V with Hone Harawira The Haka Party Incident: I/V with Hone Harawira, 12.4 MB
Fri 12 Oct 2018

For wire worry week we focus on cultural appropriation. The haka party incident in 1979 saw conflict come to a head with protestors confronting University of Auckland engineering students over their practice of donning grass skirts, brown face and performing fake Haka as part of capping day celebrations. The confrontation is seen as a pinnacle moment of activism causing change in our country's history but is a story not often told from the activists experience. Hone Harawira was part of the protest that day, Jenn spoke to him on the incident, what lead to it and the challenges New Zealand still faces today.

The Wire with Laura: October 12th, 2018

The Wire with Laura: October 12th, 2018 The Wire with Laura: October 12th, 2018, 106.62 MB
Fri 12 Oct 2018

The Haka Party Incident: I/V with Hone Harawira

The Haka Party Incident: I/V with Hone Harawira The Haka Party Incident: I/V with Hone Harawira, 12.4 MB
Fri 12 Oct 2018

For wire worry week we focus on cultural appropriation. The haka party incident in 1979 saw conflict come to a head with protestors confronting University of Auckland engineering students over their practice of donning grass skirts, brown face and performing fake Haka as part of capping day celebrations. The confrontation is seen as a pinnacle moment of activism causing change in our country's history but is a story not often told from the activists experience. Hone Harawira was part of the protest that day, Jenn spoke to him on the incident, what lead to it and the challenges New Zealand still faces today.

This day in history: 11th October, 2018

This day in history: 11th October, 2018 This day in history: 11th October, 2018, 8.26 MB
Thu 11 Oct 2018

This day in history takes us back to 1958 for the successful launch of the Pioneer 1 spacecraft, which saw the United States start to catch up with the Soviet Union.

About a girl (Nirvana reference): 11th October, 2018

About a girl (Nirvana reference): 11th October, 2018 About a girl (Nirvana reference): 11th October, 2018, 4.71 MB
Thu 11 Oct 2018

With a viral video supposedly showing a Russian feminist pour bleach onto the crotch of men now being called a hoax, we look at how it quickly spread throughout the media.

Seize the Means of Food Production; A Community response to our Environmental Crisis: October 11, 2018

Seize the Means of Food Production; A Community response to our Environmental Crisis: October 11, 2018 Seize the Means of Food Production; A Community response to our Environmental Crisis: October 11, 2018, 10.85 MB
Thu 11 Oct 2018

Oscar Perress talked to Levi Brinsdon-Hall, from For the Love of Bees, about how we can respond to IPCC's 'catastrophic' findings on a community level, discussing the localising of food production and community engagement. 

Tear-ing apart cultural appropriation: October 11, 2018

Tear-ing apart cultural appropriation: October 11, 2018 Tear-ing apart cultural appropriation: October 11, 2018, 22.29 MB
Thu 11 Oct 2018

 

This week it was discovered a Belgian brewery brewed a beer in 2015 called Māori tears. Our Wire Worry Week looks at cultural appropriation, and I spoke with Karaitiana Taiuru about this beer, and the use of Maori knowledge and culture by businesses more generally