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Speak Up Kōrerotia - Raising children as upstanders( 0:56:15)       
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In May every year, kura and workplaces across Aotearoa celebrate Pink Shirt Day. It's a chance to visibly demonstrate our intolerance of bullying, and our commitment to diversity and being an upstander. With research showing that victims of bullying often find the inactions of bystanders more hurtful than the actual bullying behaviour, Mark Wilson (Pink Shirt Day), Mace Malcolm (InsideOUT) and Meg Craig (Elephant Trust) discuss what being an upstander means in the context of playground bullying: basically, taking action to support the victim. Their core message is that 'little things' can make a huge difference, and that acts of kindness and awhi can take place after the bullying act, not only in the moment.
Published: 15/05/2024 9:00:00 p.m.
Speak Up Kōrerotia - Human rights in Palestine( 0:58:56)       
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What was the human rights situation like in Palestine before 7 October 2023, when conflict broke out? And what is the situation like now, more than six months on? Maha Elmadani and Yasser Abdul-Aal, two Palestinians living in Christchurch, and Tim Williams, a Christchurch local who lived for many years in Palestine, help us understand some of the deeply complex political, economic, social and cultural issues of the region. This show is a must-listen for anyone wanting to learn more about the humanitarian crisis currently unfolding.
Published: 24/04/2024 8:00:00 p.m.
Speak Up Kōrerotia - Poetry for identity and human rights( 0:57:17)       
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World Poetry Day (20 March) celebrates the power of this genre to challenge injustice and inspire positive change. We talk with published poets Emma Sidnam and Ciaran Fox about the ways they use poetry to both reiterate their own identities and broach broader social and political themes.
Published: 20/03/2024 9:00:00 p.m.
Speak Up Kōrerotia - Arguments for lowering the voting age( 0:55:58)       
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In January 2024, the recently appointed National/Act/NZ First government declared it would halt proceedings, started under Labour, to lower the voting age from 18 to 16. This declaration was made the same week as the release of the Independent Electoral Review, which included a recommendation to lower the voting age, and came only months after the Supreme Court ruled that the current voting age of 18 breached the Bill of Rights Act in terms of age discrimination. So what now? On this show, guests Daborah Hart (Independent Electoral Review Chair), Sage Garrett (youth advocacy group Make it 16), Bronwyn Wood (Te Herenga Waka) and Darcy Lawrey (interested young person) share their views on why the voting age should change, and how the government's announcement may impact this goal.
Published: 21/02/2024 11:04:00 a.m.
Speak Up Kōrerotia - Neurodiversity in the workplace( 0:55:5)       
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Guests Prudence Walker (Te Kahui Tika Tangata), Jacqui Scott (Dyspraxia Support Group of NZ), Rich Rowley (Brain Badge) and Sarah Macdonald (Diversity Works) draw on their personal and professional experiences to talk through the many complexities of neurodiversity and how businesses might work to better accommodate neurodivergent staff.
Published: 17/01/2024 9:00:00 p.m.
Speak Up Kōrerotia - 75th anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.( 1:24:42)       
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Conversations on human rights in our country
Published: 10/12/2023 3:00:00 p.m.
Speak Up Kōrerotia - Australia's The Voice to Parliament "No" vote: What might it mean for indigenous rights?( 1:0:5)       
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Guests ponder the potential implications of the October 2023 "No" vote for Australia's The Voice to Parliament referendum. Kate Hunter (Te Herenga Waka University of Wellington) situates the referendum in a longitudinal context and reflects on the potential implications of the “No” result in terms Australia-New Zealand relations. Amy Maguire (University of Newcastle) talks us through some of the controversy surrounding the referendum, before considering what the outcome might mean for indigenous rights in Australia. Claire Charters (Te Kāhui Tika Tangata HRC) focuses on the ways in which the situation of indigenous peoples in Aotearoa New Zealand was used by both sides in the referendum campaign, as well as the ways in which the outcome may impact indigenous rights in Aotearoa and internationally.
Published: 21/10/2023 4:00:00 p.m.
Speak Up Kōrerotia - Misinformation and disinformation in the 2023 election campaign( 1:0:3)       
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How are we seeing misinformation and disinformation play out in the lead-up to the 2023 election? Sally speaks first with Nicole Skews-Poole from the Disinformation Project about the overarching themes and the dangers inherent in the spread of disinformation during election periods, then follows up with media experts Ursula Cheer (University of Canterbury) and Tommy de Silva (The Spinoff) about the role of the media, and other checks and balances, to help curb this trend.
Published: 20/09/2023 9:00:00 p.m.
Speak Up – Korerotia-17-10-2018 DANCEability - Replay( 0:54:12)       
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Join Rodney Bell (internationally-renowned wheelchair dancer and founding member of Touch Compass), Lyn Cotton (Founder and Artistic Director of Jolt Dance Company) and Jo Casey (Regional Programme Coordinator (Christchurch) at StarJam) in a beautiful and uplifting discussion on the benefits of dance and performance for people perceived as having disabilities.
Published: 16/08/2023 9:00:00 p.m.
Speak Up Kōrerotia - Māori place names( 0:57:22)       
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Meaning and mātauranga are embedded into Māori place names, and we are seeing a groundswell of public interest alongside Treaty settlements and statutory obligation to see them recognised and restored. Ruihana Smith (Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Kuia Trust) and Wendy Shaw (Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa New Zealand Geographic Board) talk about the importance of Māori place names and seeing them restored.
Published: 19/07/2023 9:00:00 p.m.
Speak Up Kōrerotia - Positive Resettlement( 0:55:37)       
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What factors enable positive resettlement for former refugees arriving in Aotearoa New Zealand? Join us for a special show to celebrate World Refugee Day. Our three guests - Abdirizak Abdi (Ministry of Education), Rachel O'Connor (English Language Partners) and Ibrahim Omer (MP) - bring a wealth of expertise to this topic, focussing particularly on the role of English language, education and employment.
Published: 20/06/2023 10:30:00 a.m.

“Speak Up – Kōrerotia” – a radio show centred on human rights issues. Encouraging discussion on human rights issues prevalent in both Canterbury and New Zealand, Speak Up – Kōrerotia offers a forum to promote the issues facing New Zealanders, providing a voice to affected communities. Engaging in conversations around human rights issues in our country, each show covers a different human rights issue with guests from or working with the affected communities. Analysing and asking questions of the realities of life in Canterbury and New Zealand allows Speak Up – Kōrerotia to cover the issues that often go untouched! Discussing the hard-hitting topics, Speak Up – Kōrerotia wishes to encourage listeners to reflect on the issues covered – be it issues listeners are already engaged in, have a passing knowledge of, or no knowledge at all. In our busy modern lives it is rare to have an uninterrupted hour where you can discuss powerful and important experiences and opinions, and Speak Up – Kōrerotia provides this platform to express and share opinions about those inherently important topics. Hosted by Sally Carlton, the show brings key issues to the fore and provides space for guests to “Speak Up” and share their thoughts and experiences.


Host: Sally Carlton

Produced By: Sally Carlton

Language: English

Category: Special Interest

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