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Lillian Hanly has recently finished her Masters, a critical look at the exclusive-ness of the 'Kiwi bloke', and is now the News Director at 95bFM after volunteering since early 2014. In her spare time she'll be catching up on reading all the Noam Chomsky and Charles W. Mills books she wasn't able to in the past 5 five years of tertiary education, trying to make her second documentary film and lifeguarding at Bethells Beach. Ko Te Reo Māori te reo tuatahi a Lillian, he wahine Pākehā nō Aotearoa, Lillian is Pākehā and her first language is Māori. This upbringing highly influences the way she tells stories on the radio.
‘This is where I live’ is an art exhibition opening tonight at Merge Cafe on K rd. The project is an international exchange of art created by people who have experienced homelessness. Sherry talks with the curator Clare Caldwell on the exchange of Art from different cities, the importance of showing the perspective of our Homeless community, the paradigm shifts she hopes in our dialogues around supporting them and the role of visual art.
Sherry Begins by asking Clare how she is feeling with the opening of the exhibition.
The exhibition opens tonight, Wednesday the 29th of May from 5 to 7 If anyone would like to visit the artworks, at Lifewise merge cafe on Krd. This will be running will the twelth of June, and the cafe is open from 7am to 2pm.
50,000 secondary and primary school teachers are striking today, with 15,000 in Aotea square. The strikes affect seven hundred and seventy three thousand students. The teachers strike is the largest in New Zealand so far, and involves two unions, the NZEI and the Post Primary teachers Association. However, the government is insisting it will not increase the total value of it’s offers of more than 1.2 billion over four years. Sherry reports live from the protest in Aotea square.
The full length podcast of the Tuesday Wire for the 28th of Haratua May. Today, we had the privilige of talking to the Stop the Minerals Forum protest group as the protest unfolded and talking to Minister Tracey Martin about the announced transition support service. At the Green Desk, we discuss traps and collaboration with Good Nature and at the International Desk, we continue our discussion on the European Parliament elections. We were also lucky enough to be joined by German student and civics educator, Milad Tubesch at the International Desk to further our discussion.
Is the transmission of trauma multi-generational? Do children of survivors of mass atrocities have a higher risk of developing psychological disorders? To understand the process of multi-generational legacies of trauma, Maria Armoudian speaks with Andrei Novac and Yael Danieli about the impact of survivors’ post-trauma adaptational style in their children’s eyes.
Jemima speaks to the Acting President of the Auckland University Students Association, George Barton, about the recent shake up within the AUSA executive, the continuing problem of white supremacy at the University of Auckland and an update AUSA's Path To Change.