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Speak Up Kōrerotia

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Speak Up Kōrerotia - Pets and intimate partner violence( 0:55:55)       
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Threats or actual harm committed against pets can be a means of control in family violence situations, with research showing that victims can delay leaving relationships out of fear for the safety of their pets. Talking us through this issue are Gwenda Kendrew (Aviva Families), Nik Taylor (University of Canterbury) and Julie Chapman (Pet Refuge).
Published: 11/18/2020 6:00:00 PM
Speak Up Kōrerotia - Holocaust awareness( 0:57:52)       
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2020 marks 75 years since the end of World War Two, and liberation of the Nazi death camps. This anniversary comes as we see a global decline in Holocaust awareness and a corresponding increase in Holocaust denial. Guests Kris Clancy (Holocaust Centre of NZ) and Giacomo Lichtner (Victoria Uni Wellington) discuss why remembering the Holocaust remains imperative for us as humanity.
Published: 10/21/2020 4:00:00 PM
Speak Up Kōrerotia - He aha te hirahira o te reo Māori? Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori( 0:56:22)       
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He aha te hirahira o te reo Māori? Ka whakanui Speak Up-Kōrerotia te Wiki o Te Reo Māori 2020 me tēnei hōtaka i te reo Māori! Part I: Papapātai me te manuhiri, Nathan Riki Part II: Ngā whakaaro o 12 ngā tāngata mō te pātai, "He aha te hirahira o te reo Māori?"
Published: 9/18/2020 5:00:00 PM
Speak Up Kōrerotia - Loneliness( 0:58:26)       
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Loneliness among young people in New Zealand Which age group is most likely to identify as lonely? It might surprise you to learn that it is young people (15-24 years). Why is this group particularly susceptible to feeling lonely? What are the effects of lockdown on loneliness among this cohort? What can be done to address loneliness among young people? Hear from our expert guests Dame Sue Bagshaw (298 Youth), Michael Hempseed and Holly Walker (Helen Clark Foundation). Conversations on human rights in our country
Published: 9/16/2020 9:00:00 PM
Speak Up Kōrerotia - Exhibitions, anti-racism and allyship( 0:49:42)       
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Through discussion of the 1.5 Million Buttons Children's Holocaust Memorial and the Human Rights Commission's Voices of Racism campaign, Chris Harris (CEO, Holocaust Centre of New Zealand) and Meng Foon (Race Relations Commissioner) outline the ways in which exhibitions can address issues of racism, anti-racism and allyship, and encourage participants to take these messages with them into their everyday lives. Conversations on human rights in our country
Published: 8/19/2020 10:00:00 AM
Speak Up Korerotia - Plastic Waste( 0:57:28)       
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It's July 2020 - one year since the New Zealand government banned single-use plastic bags, the ninth Plastic-Free July and a couple of months since the end of lockdown which has detrimentally impacted our recycling habits. Guests Anthea Madill (Clever Green and 'So Circular'), Helen Townsend (The Rubbish Whisperer) and Ross Trotter (Christchurch City Council) discuss plastic consumption and waste in the context of human rights. Conversations on human rights in our country
Published: 7/15/2020 9:00:00 PM
Speak Up Korerotia - The impact of lockdown on social isolation among older people( 1:12:2)       
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How did six weeks of COVID-19 lockdown impact older people, a cohort which ranks among the most socially isolated and lonely in our community? Four Christchurch octogenarians share their experiences of lockdown, interspersed with commentary from Simon Templeton (Age Concern Canterbury) and Susi Haberstock (Kaikoura District Council).
Published: 6/17/2020 9:00:00 PM