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Ihumatao and Fletcher Building this generation's Bastion Point?

Ihumatao and Fletcher Building this generation's Bastion Point? Ihumatao and Fletcher Building this generation's Bastion Point?, 13.16 MB
Wed 21 Nov 2018

Harry speaks to Pania Newton, lead protester from Save Our Unique Landscape following protests at the Fletcher Building AGM about the situation Fletcher finds itself in now, as they plan to go ahead with development of the Maori archaeological site Ihumatao in Mangere

 

The Wire with Lisa: Wednesday November 21, 2018

The Wire with Lisa: Wednesday November 21, 2018 The Wire with Lisa: Wednesday November 21, 2018, 105.96 MB
Wed 21 Nov 2018

On the show today, Dear Science discusses the deadliest scientist, why you really did not want to be alive in year 536 and wombats’ cube poos.

For our weekly chat with the New Zealand First party, Lillian talks to Deputy Leader Fletcher Tabuteau.

Harry speaks with Pania Newton, lead protester from Save Our Unique Landscape about the protests at Fletcher Building’s AGM, regarding plans to build 480 homes at Ihumatao, the ancestral Maori archeological site in Mangere.

And Lisa looks into the use of algorithms by government agencies to identify patterns and at risk population and discuss the ethical issues of its use with Dr Emily Keddell, a Senior Lecturer in Social Work at Otago University.

The dangers of government algorithms: November 21, 2018

The dangers of government algorithms: November 21, 2018 The dangers of government algorithms: November 21, 2018, 28.22 MB
Wed 21 Nov 2018

Did you know some of your personal data gets collected by government agencies, then processed through an algorithm, and regurgitated as a part of a statistic used to identify at risk populations and enable pre emptive action? 

The Minister for Statistics has commissioned a report, accessible on Stats NZ's website, for some transparency on the process. 

Our producer Lisa Boudet talks to Senior Lecturer in Social Work at Otago University, Dr Emily Keddell, about the ethical issues arising. 

 

The Wire with Mary-Margaret: November 20 2018

The Wire with Mary-Margaret: November 20 2018 The Wire with Mary-Margaret: November 20 2018, 121.27 MB
Tue 20 Nov 2018

Ben speaks to Jarred Abbot of First Union about bus drivers for Go Bus and their ongoing protest. Ben also speaks to Ricardo Menendez of Auckland Action Against Poverty about median rental prices. In international news, Justin talks about the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia and looks at our wire worry week theme: ideologies, and how this relates to the regime. For the Green Desk this week, Ella talks about an open letter to the government about climate change signed by different academics. And finally, Leonard is back with another little everyday people clip.

Leonard's Everyday People: November 20 2018

Leonard's Everyday People: November 20 2018 Leonard's Everyday People: November 20 2018, 4.33 MB
Tue 20 Nov 2018

This week on Everyday People, Leonard spoke to Tim Crawford on her 90th birthday. Tim was the nanny, caregiver and second mother for Leonard and his Two older brothers when they were growing up, so he asked her the 5 special questions.

Go Bus Industrial Action: November 20 2018

Go Bus Industrial Action: November 20 2018 Go Bus Industrial Action: November 20 2018, 18.44 MB
Tue 20 Nov 2018

Ben speaks to Jared Abbott from First Union about peaceful protests outside Go Bus in Hamilton. 

Median Rents Increasing: November 20 2018

Median Rents Increasing: November 20 2018 Median Rents Increasing: November 20 2018, 6.83 MB
Tue 20 Nov 2018

Ben speaks to Ricardo Menendez from Auckland Action Against Poverty about median rents increasing dramatically within a two month period. 

Justin's International Desk and Worry Week: November 20th, 2018

Justin's International Desk and Worry Week: November 20th, 2018 Justin's International Desk and Worry Week: November 20th, 2018, 30.42 MB
Tue 20 Nov 2018

The theme for this week's Worry Week is political ideologies and Justin is looking into the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia during the 1970s, with two of their leaders found guilty of genocide last week.  Justin looked into the two figures who influenced Cambodian politics and the ideology behind Khmer Rouge.

Greendesk: November 20th, 2018

Greendesk: November 20th, 2018 Greendesk: November 20th, 2018, 26.95 MB
Tue 20 Nov 2018

150 academics from a broad range of disciplines and institutions across New Zealand have signed a strongly-worded open letter to the government. The letter is a plea to government to take dramatic and immediate action in response to climate change. The letter was made public yesterday. Cordelia Lockett, a senior lecturer at Unitec, wrote and distributed the letter. Ella spoke with Cordelia this morning and asked her what prompted her to write and publicize the letter.

 

Political Leaning with Grant Duncan: November, 19, 2018

Political Leaning with Grant Duncan: November, 19, 2018 Political Leaning with Grant Duncan: November, 19, 2018, 13.8 MB
Mon 19 Nov 2018

This weeks topic for Worry Week is Ideologies and this podcast focusses on how we label political ideologies. Political spectrums are often used as a way of classifying different political ideologies on a scale marked left to right, hence why we hear terminology such as left and right wing politics. Producer Damian Rowe spoke to Massey University Associate Professor, Grant Duncan about labelling and measuring political ideology, firstly asking what do we mean when we label things left-wing and right-wing politics?