Launch in new window

DJ's Choice

You are here

The Wire with Lillian Hanly

Latest bCasts • View all

Does waka jumping put the government in dangerous waters?

Does waka jumping put the government in dangerous waters? Does waka jumping put the government in dangerous waters?, 7.47 MB
Thu 3 May 2018

As part of Labour’s coalition deal with NZ First they promised to support the so called ‘waka jumping’ bill. The bill would allow a party leader to expel an MP if believe the MP has acted in a way to distort political party proportionality and have the support of 2/3rds of MPs. The bill has been roundly criticised as going against the Bill of Rights Act and seen as undemocratic. Lachlan spoke with Professor Claudia Geiringer from Victoria University about the bill and the problems around it.

Neutral Corner: Donald Trump, Kim Jong-Un and "tough talk"

Neutral Corner: Donald Trump, Kim Jong-Un and "tough talk" Neutral Corner: Donald Trump, Kim Jong-Un and "tough talk", 17.59 MB
Thu 3 May 2018

In the aftermath of a meeting between the leaders of the two Koreas, Neutral Corner looks at the coverage given to this historic meeting by Fox News and China Global Television Network, with a cold open by North Korea's state broadcaster.

The Wire with Lachlan: Thursday 3rd May

The Wire with Lachlan: Thursday 3rd May The Wire with Lachlan: Thursday 3rd May, 43.75 MB
Thu 3 May 2018

On today's Wire, Lachlan speaks with Professor Claudia Geiringer about the electoral integrity amendment bill. Neutral corner returns where Ben takes us through the reaction to Korean armistice talks. Jemima speak with Miles Ferris, President of Te Akatea, the Māori principals’ association about biases against Māori in the education system. Andrew Little joins Lachlan for their regular chat where they discuss his recent visit with Ngāti Maru and the visit by Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan’s. Finally, this day is history looks at police violence during the Birmingham Alabama marches in 1963.

Wire Worry Week: Captain Cook, to celebrate or to educate?

Commemorating colonialism Commemorating colonialism , 15.66 MB
Wed 2 May 2018

 

Next year will be the 250th anniversary of Captain Cook's arrival and a number of events are being organised to celebrate this. Glenis Philib-Barbara nō Te Tai Rawhiti is helping to complexify the arrival narrative and offer more educational based events. Lillian Hanly spoke with her about her work to include recognition of the region’s pre-European history, and that using the word ‘discovered’ when it comes to Cook and Aotearoa is not something she gels with.

Dear Science: gold, super hot ice and live pig brains

Dear Science Dear Science, 36.15 MB
Wed 2 May 2018

Allan Blackman chats to Lillian about recovering gold from old tech devices, ice that is nearly as hot as the sun and the ethics around conducting studies on live pig brains. 

What is the infinite game?

What is the infinite game? What is the infinite game? , 33.55 MB
Wed 2 May 2018

Living life as an infinite game, that is something Niki Harré explores in her new book The Infinite Game. She looks at our society (are people pawns or participants?) and ourselves (what kind of player would you like to be?) to offer a uniquely different vision of how we might live well together. Maria Armoudian explores the concept of the infinite game with Harré.

The Big Q Website: http://www.thebigq.org/

Wire Worry Week: Captain Cook, to celebrate or to educate?

Commemorating colonialism Commemorating colonialism , 15.66 MB
Wed 2 May 2018

 

Next year will be the 250th anniversary of Captain Cook's arrival and a number of events are being organised to celebrate this. Glenis Philib-Barbara nō Te Tai Rawhiti is helping to complexify the arrival narrative and offer more educational based events. Lillian Hanly spoke with her about her work to include recognition of the region’s pre-European history, and that using the word ‘discovered’ when it comes to Cook and Aotearoa is not something she gels with.

The Wire with Leonard: Tuesday 1st May

Tuesday Wire Tuesday Wire, 106.83 MB
Tue 1 May 2018

On The Wire today Leonard Powell spoke to musician Rizvan about PUSH NZ, a movement he is starting to help promote local hip hop acts.

Conor Knell did an international news report about the resignation of the Home Secretary in the UK following the Windrush scandal revelations.

For The Green Desk Jack Marshall spoke to Bill Mckibben about his Fossil Free Acceleration Tour.

We also have some vox pops about ticket scamming and Conor K and Leonard had a discussion about it on the airwaves afterwards.

Showcasing Local Hip Hop Talent

Rizvan: PUSH Rizvan: PUSH , 8.31 MB
Tue 1 May 2018

Leonard Powell catches up with Auckland Artist Rizvan. The Rapper and Producer has founded a movement named PUSH, which focuses on promoting local musical acts.  The pair discuss the PUSH launch party this Saturday, how it came to be, and what the plan is with the concept going forward. 

The Home Secretary Debacle

UK Immigration UK Immigration, 9.75 MB
Tue 1 May 2018

Producer Conor Knell is back to Europe this week with the latest about the UK Home Secretary resignation. Conor takes and in depth look at the history of immigration in the UK and gives insight into the mess.