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The Wire with Laura: Friday August 17th, 2018

The Wire with Laura: Friday August 17th, 2018 The Wire with Laura: Friday August 17th, 2018, 100.53 MB
Fri 17 Aug 2018

On the wire today: we speak with Te Roopu Nahinara National Party MP Amy Adams, on Simon Bridges expense leaks and the assisted dying bill that is being debated in parliament now. 

 

Next, Producer, Stewart Sowman-Lund speaks with Ian Magan from the New Zealand Promoters Association, following the news that the Commerce Commission will be taking Viagogo to court over ticket resales.

 

Following that, we cross to Rachel McDonald to find out what is happening in Australian news, as a Senotor's maiden speach has been condemned by other politicians for being too racist. 

 

After that, Laura Kvigstad speaks with senior lecturer, Bruce Cohen and dean of the faculty of arts, Robert Greenberg about course deletions in the school of social sciences at Auckland Uni. 

And finally, Kelly Enright comes back to speak with Kitty Lin about the chinese vegan valentine's dinner and what it means to eat sustainably.

 

Neighbourhood Watch w/t Rachel MacDonald : August 17th, 2018

Neighbourhood Watch w/t Rachel MacDonald : August 17th, 2018 Neighbourhood Watch w/t Rachel MacDonald : August 17th, 2018, 15.07 MB
Fri 17 Aug 2018

A new Senator’s maiden speech was so racist, Australia’s most prominent racist politician condemned it, the Australian government is tearing itself apart over a proposed energy plan, and the Australian bushfire season is here already, with out of control bushfires sparking around New South Wales this week. 

 

 

 

Neighbourhood Watch w/t Rachel MacDonald : August 17th, 2018

Neighbourhood Watch w/t Rachel MacDonald : August 17th, 2018 Neighbourhood Watch w/t Rachel MacDonald : August 17th, 2018, 15.07 MB
Fri 17 Aug 2018

A new Senator’s maiden speech was so racist, Australia’s most prominent racist politician condemned it, the Australian government is tearing itself apart over a proposed energy plan, and the Australian bushfire season is here already, with out of control bushfires sparking around New South Wales this week. 

 

 

 

National's Amy Adams on Bridges Expense Leak: August 17th, 2018

National's Amy Adams on Bridges Expense Leak: August 17th, 2018 National's Amy Adams on Bridges Expense Leak: August 17th, 2018, 23.98 MB
Fri 17 Aug 2018

Laura Kvigstad speaks with Te Roopu Nahinara National Party MP, Amy Adams, about the leaking of Simon Bridges expenses and what this means for the party. They then speak about the assisted dying Bill and why it is important to have the issue legislated carefully . Finally, they touch on the Foreign Buyer's Bill that has passed it's third reading in parliament. 

 

 

Viagogo i/v with Ian Magan: August 17th

Viagogo w/t Ian Magan: August 17th Viagogo w/t Ian Magan: August 17th, 7.15 MB
Fri 17 Aug 2018

On Wednesday, the Commerce Commission announced it will be taking ticket resale site Viagogo to court, saying it breached the Fair Trading Act.

Since the start of last year, the Commission has received more than 400 complaints about the Switzerland-based website, primarily concerned with the selling of fake tickets. However, is Viagogo the only source of problems for promoters, performers and consumers in the entertainment industry? 

Ian Magan is a member of the New Zealand Promoters Association. Stewart Sowman-Lund spoke with him following the Commerce Commission’s announcement, and started by asking him how good the news is.

 

Green Time Vegan with Kitty Lin: August 17th

Green Time Vegan with Kitty Lin: August 17th Green Time Vegan with Kitty Lin: August 17th , 8.72 MB
Fri 17 Aug 2018

Kitty Lin, founder of Vegan Restaurant, Green Time, Speaks to Kelly about sustainability and food creativity. The restaurant is involved with two events this week, celebrating culture and food creativity with a climate conscious and vegan twist.

The first, known as 'the Night of Sevens', or, Chinese Valentines Day celebrates the Legend of 'The Cowheard and the Weaver Girl' where the seventh daughter of the heavens and a human boy fell so deeply in love they gave up their heavenly and worldly duties. Kelly asked first, what traditions they are bringing to this celebration.

 

Course Deletions at UOA w/t Bruce Cohen and Robert Greenberg: August 17th, 2017

Course Deletions at UOA w/t Bruce Cohen and Robert Greenberg: August 17th, 2017 Course Deletions at UOA w/t Bruce Cohen and Robert Greenberg: August 17th, 2017, 4.27 MB
Fri 17 Aug 2018

Courses in the Universities School of Social Sciences have been revealed, with 250 courses from within the school approximated by a Senior lecturer within the faculty of arts. Laura Kvigstad, investigates on the claim speaking with both Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Robert Greenberg and Sociology Lecturer, Bruce Cohen on the changes. She gets both the perspective from management and the staff on the changes, hearing why it is happening but also what the potential ramifications are for the deletions. 

"Course Deletions" at UOA w/t Robert Greenberg: August 17th, 2018

"Course Deletions" at UOA w/t Robert Greenberg: August 17th, 2018 "Course Deletions" at UOA w/t Robert Greenberg: August 17th, 2018, 18.62 MB
Fri 17 Aug 2018

Dean of The Faculty of Arts, Robert Greenberg, explains why courses are being deleted in the school of social sciences and responds to some of the rumours that have spread within the faculty. The full story can be found here

"Course Cuts" at UOA w/t Bruce Cohen: August 17th, 2018

"Course Cuts" at UOA w/t Bruce Cohen: August 17th, 2018 "Course Cuts" at UOA w/t Bruce Cohen: August 17th, 2018, 5.87 MB
Fri 17 Aug 2018

Senior Lecturer, Bruce Cohen explains what the process of cutting courses in the school of social sciences has been like and what he expects the ramifications will be for the deletions. To hear the full story click here

Graveyard with Jenn: 17 August, 2018

Graveyard with Jenn: 17 August, 2018 Graveyard with Jenn: 17 August, 2018, 216.91 MB
Fri 17 Aug 2018

This week I get chorally with some ol' Scottish choir, toothey with Caroline Shaw, filmy with John Williams and talky with Cornel West. Ya girl also indulges many a music nostalgia with a sad girl cover of an Usher song and we say goodbye to Queen, Aretha Franklin.