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The Wire with Reuben: Monday 21st May

The Wire with Reuben: Monday 21st May The Wire with Reuben: Monday 21st May, 109.99 MB
Mon 21 May 2018

Lillian Hanly speaks to New Zealand's largest corrections staff union about the government's announcement to pull the plug on the proposed 'mega-prison'.

Lucy Austin also touches on the issue of increasing prisoner numbers with Tania Mead from Just Speak.

Green Party MP Chloe Swarbrick joins us live in studio to discuss her Election Access Fund Bill and doing away with tertiary loan caps.

It’s Wire Worry Week and we’re looking at housing. Mary-Margaret speaks to Housing Minister Phil Twyford about KiwiBuild and homelessness.

B is For Budget

B is For Budget B is For Budget, 11.53 MB
Fri 18 May 2018

Producer Laura Kvigstad, talks with professor of economics and innovation, Christoph Schumacher and Head of Massey's Education Institute, John O'Neill on what this prioritises and where there may be some short falls. 

Come Back To Bed

Come Back To Bed Come Back To Bed, 7.6 MB
Fri 18 May 2018

Producer, Laura, talks with author of the new book,  Come Back To Bed, Robert Tennent. Come Back To Bed is an intimate portrayal of what it looks like to recover from sexual trauma and Tennent talks about the hurdles he has faced in his journey. 

A broader look at the conflict in Palestine

A broader look at the conflict in Palestine A broader look at the conflict in Palestine, 9.82 MB
Fri 18 May 2018

Kelly talks to Dr Ramzy Baroud, an internationally renowned journalist and author specialising in the conflict between Israel and Palestine surrounding the Gaza strip. Baroud talks us through the specifics of the conflict that has escalated over the last few days following the opening of a U.S embassy in Jerusalem, and his new book the 'The Last Earth'. 

The Wire with Lachlan: Thursday 17th May

The Wire with Lachlan: Thursday 17th May The Wire with Lachlan: Thursday 17th May, 10.5 MB
Thu 17 May 2018

First, Lachlan speaks with Nathalie Jaques and Shannon Walsh from A New university about their rally and we have a special live cross to the event. Neutral corner focuses on the recents shooting of Palestinian protesters by the IDF. Jemima speaks with AAAP’s Ricardo Menendez March about the state housing waiting list and Phil Twyford about the rising cost of kiwibuild homes. Andrew Little joins Lachlan for their weekly chat where we discuss the hikoi on Parliament and the Human Rights commission review. Finally, This Day in History returns where Ben takes us through the shootout between several members of the Symbionese liberation army and the L.A.P.D. in 1974.

 

"Hey ho! Stuart McCutcheon's got to go!"

"Hey ho! Stuart McCutcheon's got to go!" "Hey ho! Stuart McCutcheon's got to go!", 6.98 MB
Thu 17 May 2018

A New University held a rally today at the University of Auckland, calling for greater investment in the university and democratisation of its management. Lachlan spoke with Nathalie Jaques and Shannon Walsh, organisers behind the project, about A New University and the rally.

Look at the state of housing

Look at the state of housing Look at the state of housing , 8.35 MB
Thu 17 May 2018

This week it was reported that the wait list for state housing in New Zealand has increased dramatically. There are 8000 families on the waitlist and 2000 others wanting to different state houses. Producer, Jemima spoke to Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford about this issue. They also discussed the Government's recent announcement that the maximum price for Kiwibuild homes has increased by $50,000. 

Dear Science: science in court rooms, water on Europa and Richard Feynman

Dear Science Dear Science, 29.54 MB
Wed 16 May 2018

Allan talks to us about jurors making unqualified decisions around the chemistry of certain drugs, the existence of water on Europa - one of Jupiter's moons, and the 100th birthday of Richard Feynman

 

Photo credit: NASA

Dear Science: May 16, 2018

Dear Science: May 16, 2018 Dear Science: May 16, 2018, 29.54 MB
Wed 16 May 2018

How do we solve the global water crisis?

How do we solve the global water crisis? How do we solve the global water crisis?, 41.5 MB
Wed 16 May 2018

The world is facing a water crisis. The World Bank and the United Nations have reported that some forty percent of the world’s population is now affected by water scarcity, two billion people rely on unsafe drinking water, and some 700 million people are at risk of being displaced by water scarcity. Maria Armoudian talks to Robert Glennon, Thomas Perreault, Aimee Craft, and Madison Condon about this issue. 

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