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Mental Health Inquiry: December 4 2018

Mental Health Inquiry: December 4 2018 Mental Health Inquiry: December 4 2018, 4.4 MB
Tue 4 Dec 2018

The Ministry of Health just released the report on an inquiry into our mental health services, and it includes 40 reccomendations. www.mentalhealth.inquiry.govt.nz/inquiry-report/

Parliament Staff Safety: December 4 2018

Parliament Staff Safety: December 4 2018 Parliament Staff Safety: December 4 2018, 5.24 MB
Tue 4 Dec 2018

More stories have developed surrounding the issue of workplace treatment in Parliament after two investigative journalists at the Weekend Herald broke a story about National’s North Shore MP, Maggie Barry.

Green Desk: December 4 2018

Green Desk: December 4 2018 Green Desk: December 4 2018, 24.47 MB
Tue 4 Dec 2018

For Green Desk this week Ella is talking to Jon Suliivan, one of the founders of an app, iNaturalist NZ, which Sulivan helps to drive in his free time.

The Wire with Justin: 4th December 2018

The Wire with Justin: 4th December 2018 The Wire with Justin: 4th December 2018, 90.78 MB
Tue 4 Dec 2018

The Ministry of Health has just released a report of the inquiry into mental health services and Mary-Margaret is giving us a quick update on what has been released.  She also gives a report on more developments from parliament about bullying accusations.  For this week’s Worry Week, Justin spoke to Steven Ratuva on the history of the militarisation of the Pacific.  Ben discusses tourism fatigue and how we need to avoid it in NZ.  On Greendesk, Ella talks to Jon Sulivan about an app named iNaturalist New Zealand

Worry Week - The history of the militarization of the Pacific: December 4th 2018

Worry Week - The history of the militarization of the Pacific: December 4th 2018 Worry Week - The history of the militarization of the Pacific: December 4th 2018, 22.71 MB
Tue 4 Dec 2018

The theme of this week's Worry Week is the militarization of the Pacific.  Justin spoke with Professor Steven Ratuva from the University of Canterbury on the history of the militarization of the Pacific, starting from the 1800s.

 

The Big Q: What are the perils of being a war correspondent? December 3, 2018

The Big Q: What are the perils of being a war correspondent? December 3, 2018 The Big Q: What are the perils of being a war correspondent? December 3, 2018, 39.07 MB
Mon 3 Dec 2018

The world is as dangerous as it has ever been for journalists, and war correspondents especially. Kidnapping, murder, and torture are the risks facing those trying to get us the information from the front line. How hard is it being a war correspondent? And what are the issues that face the reporters who put their lives on the line to get the story?

In this panel discussion, Maria Armoudian speaks with Carol Williams, Terry McCarthy, Claudia Nunez, and Mark LeVine about life reporting from the dangerzone.

The Big Q website: www.thebigq.org 

Car-free Auckland? w/ Chris Darby: December 3, 2018

Car-free Auckland? w/ Chris Darby: December 3, 2018 Car-free Auckland? w/ Chris Darby: December 3, 2018, 26.49 MB
Mon 3 Dec 2018

Is it time to get rid of cars from Auckland's inner city? It's an issue that nevet ceases to get people talking - and now, it's finally about to become a reality.

While Queen Street could be a while off, a trial next year will see increasing closures for vehicles on inner city Auckland streets for special events, to focus on pedestrians, with High Street top of the list. Chris Darby is the chair of the Planning Committee. He spoke to Stewart Sowman-Lund about what's in the pipeline for our biggest city.

The Wire with Jemima: December 3, 2018

The Wire with Jemima: December 3, 2018 The Wire with Jemima: December 3, 2018, 104.56 MB
Mon 3 Dec 2018

On the Monday Wire Jemima speaks to the co-leader of the Green Party, James Shaw, about  COP24, the most recent Colmar Brunton poll and global powers influencing the Pacific. Our Worry Week is militarisation of the Pacific and Damian speaks to Associate Professor Stephen Hoadley about Kiribati and Vanuatu joining Interpol. Stewart talks to the Chair if the Auckland Council's Planning Committee, Chris Darby, about plans to pedestrianise the CBD. Ella brings us Under the Weather where she discusses declining insect numbers and beaching whales. Finally, Stewart chats to Alice Snedden about her show "Work Do" and about working in the arts as a woman. 

Alice Snedden on her new show 'Work Do': December 3, 2018

Alice Snedden on her new show 'Work Do': December 3, 2018 Alice Snedden on her new show 'Work Do': December 3, 2018, 19.55 MB
Mon 3 Dec 2018

It's the Christmas season, which means it's time for another Basement Theatre Christmas Show! The annual festive tradition is in its 10th year, with this year's show written by acclaimed Kiwi comics Alice Snedden and Rose Matafeo. Centred around a travel agency in the late 1990s, 'Work Do' is outrageous, hilarious and a must see.

Stewart Sowman-Lund spoke with Alice Snedden about the show, writing for theatre, working with Rose and what more needs to be done to support women in the arts.

Neighborhood Watch with Sam Smith: 'Only 105 Fires are Raging': 30th November, 2018

Neighborhood Watch with Sam Smith: 'Only 105 Fires are Raging' 30th November, 2018 Neighborhood Watch with Sam Smith: 'Only 105 Fires are Raging' 30th November, 2018, 16.3 MB
Fri 30 Nov 2018

Sam Smith of Radio Adelaide joins us again on our airwaves. This week she discusses with Laura the decision of Julia Banks to leave the Liberal Party and go independent, the devastating Queensland fires and the many promises of Andrew Daniels, leader of the Labour Party which just won the Victorian election.