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Speak Up Kōrerotia - Diversity in Governance( 0:58:49)       
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What do we mean by 'diversity in governance' and why is it a good thing? Rosanne Hawarden, Josiah Tualamali’i and Kate Reid (University of Canterbury) explain why encouraging boards of directors to recruit and retain diverse members benefits both organisations and the wider society, and talk us through suggestions for - and barriers to - achieving this ideal
Published: 7/21/2021 4:00:00 PM
Speak Up Kōrerotia - Settled communities, unsettling news( 0:59:43)       
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What is the impact of distressing news on refugee- and migrant-background people - who are far from their home countries, and to the family and friends they left behind? Guests Zahra Hussaini and Gul Agha Alizadah, from Christchurch’s Afghan Hazara community, Osmith Vides Contreras, an international student from Colombia, and Maha Elmadani, who identifies as Palestinian, talk to us about anger, fear, impotence, guilt, as well as their need to take action in the face of such news, whether through social media, activism, community gatherings, or writing.
Published: 6/16/2021 9:00:00 PM
Speak Up Kōrerotia - Activating the city( 0:59:7)       
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Ōtautahi Christchurch has had a run of public events in the past few weeks which seek to connect people to the city and to each other, including Open Christchurch, Learning Days Christchurch, Pecha Kucha and some new Gap Filler projects such as the Polite Force / Ngā Pirihimanaaki. Guests Erica Austin (Christchurch Ambassador), Ryan Reynolds (Gap Filler) and Cheryl Doig (Ako Ōtautahi / Learning City Christchurch) talk us through these events, reflecting particularly on how we might frame their 'success' or 'impact'. Conversations on human rights in our country
Published: 5/19/2021 9:00:00 PM
Speak Up Kōrerotia - Children's rights and wellbeing after COVID-19( 0:52:21)       
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How have New Zealand's COVID-19 lockdowns affected children's rights and wellbeing? Erin Gough (Office of the Children's Commissioner) and Carol Mutch (University of Auckland) introduce us to the range of experiences which children have faced during these unprecedented times, emphasising that children who were experiencing hardship before COVID are likely to have been further marginalised by the lockdowns. Erin and Carol also discuss the challenges and opportunities that disaster can bring in terms of hindering or furthering children's rights and wellbeing.
Published: 4/21/2021 9:00:00 PM
Speak Up Kōrerotia - Craft for therapy and wellbeing( 0:55:4)       
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Getting involved in crafting can lead to numerous benefits for wellbeing and therapy, as explored by guests Amber Johnson (Craft Without Borders), Jane Maidment (University of Canterbury) and Rosemary Omar (Empowerment Project) in relation to the trauma of the Canterbury earthquakes and 15 March mosque attacks. Conversations on human rights in our country
Published: 3/17/2021 9:00:00 PM
Speak Up Kōrerotia - Community initiatives after the Christchurch mosque attacks( 0:56:43)       
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The 15 March 2019 attacks in two Christchurch mosques precipitated a huge outpouring of grief and solidarity, in Ōtautahi, elsewhere in New Zealand and around the world. How do we try and ensure this spirit of togetherness continues beyond the initial shock, once the media crews have left and the anniversaries pass? We talk with four locals engaged in grassroots initiatives which seek to build upon the aroha of the immediate post-disaster phase. Conversations on human rights in our country
Published: 3/13/2021 6:00:00 PM
Speak Up Kōrerotia - The influence of porn on young people( 0:58:22)       
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Online porn is very often aggressive, non-consensual, and shows behaviour that we would normally deem at the very least ‘unhealthy’ and at worst, illegal. If young people are viewing this porn and perceiving this behaviour as normal and/or acceptable, how are these views shaping the way they comport themselves moving forwards into their adult lives and developing relationships? Anne Heins joins Sally as co-host, and they talk with Tracy Clelland (University of Canterbury) and Jo Robertson (The Light Project) about the role of porn in young people's lives. Conversations on human rights in our country
Published: 2/17/2021 9:00:00 PM
Speak Up – Korerotia - Climate anxiety( 0:52:19)       
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We open the news and are confronted by climate disaster: Australia is burning; Indonesia is drowning; one by one, cities around New Zealand are declaring climate emergencies... If you this news make you feel anxious, scared, horrified or helpless, you are one of millions of people experiencing 'climate anxiety'. Our guests explain and explore the linkages between climate change and psychology, with suggestions on what we can we do about it: Mia Sutherland (School Strike 4 Climate), Michael Apathy (psychotherapist and Extinction Rebellion), Alicia Hall (Millions of Mothers) and Jackie Feather and Brian Dixon (Co-Convenors of NZ Psychology Society's Climate Psychology Taskforce).
Published: 1/15/2020 5:00:00 PM

“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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