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RNZ: Nine To Noon
From the wet north to dry south: What's up with summer?

RNZ: Nine To Noon

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 22, 2023 6:10


While the big wet has plagued the North Island this summer, particularly on the east coast, it's been a different story at the other end of the country. High pressure systems have kept the South Island relatively dry, particularly parts of Otago and Southland which have seen limited rainfall. That's seen some councils impose water restrictions in some areas, like Mosgiel and the Queenstown lakes district as well as fire bans. Kathryn talks to the Metservice about what's on the cards for the south, and Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Glyn Lewers about the restrictions.

RNZ: Morning Report
New study reveals cause of mass Hoiho deaths

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2023 4:29


New research has found a respiratory disease is what caused high numbers of hoiho / yellow eyed penguin chicks to die over the last three years.  The collaborative study by Otago and Massey Universities, Dunedin Wildlife Hospital, and two government departments discovered about 25 per cent of the chicks on the mainland died during the 2021 hatching season.  One of the study's leads, Jemma Geoghegan, spoke to Charlotte Cook.  

Health Coach Radio
The Truth about Vitamin E with Dr. Barrie Tan

Health Coach Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2023 51:50


Dr. Barrie Tan is extremely excited about vitamin E and is actually hailed as a trailblazer and the world's foremost expert on vitamin E. A scientist first and foremost, Dr. Tan earned his Ph.D. in Chemistry/Biochemistry from the University of Otago, New Zealand and spent several years as a professor at UMass. Dr. Tan has committed himself to researching and developing phytonutrients that reduce and slow chronic disorders. Dr. Tan is credited with discovering a form of vitamin E called tocotrienol from three major sources – Palm, Rice and Annatto. Editor of two prestigious books on tocotrienol and the International Tocotrienol Conference founder. He is currently the President of American River Nutrition and his mission is simple — improve the everyday health of people's lives.  In our conversation, we learn what vitamin E is, why we need it and if we need to supplement with it. We also get into what an antioxidant really is and what it really does in the body (hint: it is important).  Dr. Tan also explains where vitamin e is found, how Pharma companies don't give plants their due credit, and what changes in your body when you get enough vitamin e. Other important aspects we cover are how vitamin e affects diabetes, triglycerides and fatty liver disease. 

The Karl Barth Podcast
Dr. Marty Folsom - Church Dogmatics For Everyone - Volume 1

The Karl Barth Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2023 50:34


In this episode of the podcast Corey interviews Dr. Marty Folsom. Dr. Folsom holds a Ph.D from University of Otago and is an Adjunct Professor of Relational Theology at Shiloh University. He is also the author of “Karl Barth's Church Dogmatics for Everyone, Volume 1―The Doctrine of the Word of God: A Step-by-Step Guide for Beginners and Pros." In the episode we discuss how Dr. Folsom discovered Karl Barth and his book, “Karl Barth's Church Dogmatics for Everyone, Volume 1―The Doctrine of the Word of God: A Step-by-Step Guide for Beginners and Pros.” Thanks for listening! Twitter: @BarthPodcast

The Majority Report with Sam Seder
3004 - Neoliberalism Profiting Off Uselessness w/ Neil Vallelly

The Majority Report with Sam Seder

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2023 69:32


Emma is back for her first Thursday show of 2023! She hosts Neil Vallelly, researcher at the University of Otago in New Zealand, to discuss his book Futilitarianism: Neoliberalism and the Production of Uselessness. First, Emma runs through updates on a second set of classified documents being found at Biden's Wilmington home, House GOP introducing two anti-abortion bills, Kevin McCarthy's quid pro quo to obtain the speakership, the NYC Nurses' strike reaching a tentative agreement after three days, and Barbara Lee's potential run for Senate in Dianne Feinstein's seat, before Emma parses through updates on Israel's apartheid expansion as Bibi Netanyahu's far-right coalition comes into power, and Rashida Tlaib's statements on the House floor. Neil Vallelly then joins as he dives right into the inspiration for his book coming out of direct exposure to budget slashes at University, and the impacts they have in driving students into specific realms of study more suited to capitalist endeavors, exploring how the humanities and social sciences are painted as indulgent and useless for occasionally challenging capitalism rather than seeking to serve it. This brings Professor Vallelly to the topic of how different things get constructed as “useless” in our world, following how the emphasis on utility in education came alongside a shift towards privatized and debt-driven universities, thus requiring students to shape their own educational path alongside the universities' economic projects. Next, Neil steps back as he traces the path from Jeremy Bentham's theories of utilitarianism to contemporary neoliberalism, first exploring how he came to view money as the objective quantifier of utility, justifying the growing capital accumulation in the world and the growing economic theories of the time, with even the anti-utilitarian theories of the 20th Century, namely Keynesian and Hayekian economics, grounding themselves in this concept of maximizing happiness (whether for the masses or individuals). After tackling how the Friedman-Hayek form of anti-utilitarian utilitarianism won out over New Deal economics, Neil and Emma explore neoliberalism's separation of the market from “democracy, the greater relationship between enfranchisement and utility, and how nihilism can help us analyze it, before wrapping up by walking through more specific examples of utilitarianism's impact on neoliberal policy. And in the Fun Half: Emma is joined by Brandon Sutton and Matt Binder as Matt discusses his time at the CES Tech Conference, and they talk with Bro Flamingo on the NFL and punitive measures against political coups. They also cover updates on Matt Schlapp's alleged sexual assault, Prince Harry on the relationship between his family and his family jewels, and the Daily Wire's flunking filmmaking endeavor and the celebs they're taking down with them. Tony from San Jose calls in to parse through the potential Saudi acquisition of the WWE, with Binder filling in many of the gaps of what led up to this, plus, your calls and IMs! Check out Neil's book here: https://mitpress.mit.edu/9781912685905/futilitarianism/ Buy tickets to the Left Reckoning/This Is Revolution live show here!: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/this-is-revolution-left-reckoning-tickets-476781264597 Become a member at JoinTheMajorityReport.com: https://fans.fm/majority/join Subscribe to the ESVN YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/esvnshow Subscribe to the AMQuickie newsletter here: https://am-quickie.ghost.io/ Join the Majority Report Discord! http://majoritydiscord.com/ Get all your MR merch at our store: https://shop.majorityreportradio.com/ Get the free Majority Report App!: http://majority.fm/app Check out today's sponsors: Blinkist: Go to https://Blinkist.com/MAJORITYREPORT to start your 7-day free trial and get 25% off of a Blinkist Premium membership. Follow the Majority Report crew on Twitter: @SamSeder @EmmaVigeland @MattBinder @MattLech @BF1nn @BradKAlsop Check out Matt's show, Left Reckoning, on Youtube, and subscribe on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/leftreckoning Subscribe to Brandon's show The Discourse on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/ExpandTheDiscourse Subscribe to Discourse Blog, a newsletter and website for progressive essays and related fun partly run by AM Quickie writer Jack Crosbie. https://discourseblog.com/ Check out Matt Binder's YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/mattbinder Check out Ava Raiza's music here! https://avaraiza.bandcamp.com/ The Majority Report with Sam Seder - https://majorityreportradio.com/  

Food, We Need To Talk
Resolutions - Is Sugar *Actually* Unhealthy?

Food, We Need To Talk

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 2023 39:07 Very Popular


Donuts, cupcakes, lattes, and cookies–sometimes it seems like the best things in life are full of it: the sweet, delicious thing we call sugar. It's one of the first places we look to when we're trying to make a “lifestyle change,” and also one of the first places we look to when we need a pick-me-up. Some scientists say that sugar is akin to a poison, giving rise to diseases like diabetes and metabolic syndrome. Others say, it's not actually that bad. So what's the truth? This week, we talk to Professor Jim Mann from the University of Otago in New Zealand. Is sugar bad for us? Are all sugars the same? Should we even be giving up sugar at all? Find out on our sweetest episode yet.  Remember to head to our website for our show notes! Follow us on Instagram @foodweneedtotalk. Find Juna on Instagram @theofficialjuna, and @JunaGjata on YouTube and TikTok.

RNZ: Morning Report
Dunedin Hospital cuts opposed by regional leaders

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2023 3:56


Otago and Southland mayors and regional chairs are urgently requesting a meeting with the government following significant budget cuts to a new hospital. In the week before Christmas the health ministry announced a ninety million dollar cut to Dunedin Hospital, citing supply constraints in the construction industry. Twelve beds, two operating theatres and two scanners have been dropped from the final detailed business case, along with a link bridge and a pavilion. Clutha Mayor Bryan Cadogan spoke to Morning Report's Charlotte Cook.

Discovery
Tooth and Claw: Wasps

Discovery

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 2, 2023 27:38 Very Popular


Why do wasps exist? While many see them as unfriendly bees who sting out of spite, their aggression could be interpreted as a fierce form of family protection. They are hugely understudied and even more underappreciated, with hundreds of thousands of different species carrying out jobs in our ecosystems. Some live together in nests whereas others hunt solo, paralysing prey with antibiotic-laden venom. In abundance, they can destroy environments - outcompeting most creatures and taking resource for themselves - but could we harness their predatory powers to take on pest control? Adam Hart and guests are a-buzz about this much-maligned insect and explore why we should be giving them more credit. Professor Seirian Sumner, behavioural ecologist at University College London, and Dr Jenny Jandt, ecologist at University of Otago, New Zealand.

Fearless Health Podcast
The Surprising Link Between Vitamin E and Good Gut Health! - with Dr. Barrie Tan | Ep. 59

Fearless Health Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 2023 36:19


Today on the Gut Health Reset Podcast, we are discussing the importance of Vitamin E in your body with Dr. Barrie Tan! Vitamin E, a powerful antioxidant found in many foods, is gaining recognition for its positive effect on gut health. Studies suggest that Vitamin E can influence certain gut bacteria which helps to restore and maintain gut health. Since gut issues only stand to increase amidst the modern lifestyle of processed foods, Vitamin E may offer us an easy way to combat these problems before they start. By restoring gut balance it appears that Vitamin E can improve not just gut health, but overall wellbeing as well.We will answer these questions:- Why did Dr. Tan begin researching Vitamin E?- Why is Vitamin E so important for your gut health?- Can Vitamin E be helpful for anti-aging?- How can you tell if you're Vitamin E deficient?- And more!-Recommended Supplements: Antioxidant Support - https://drannmariebarter.com/product/liposomal-glutathione/ Wired But Tired - https://drannmariebarter.com/product/wired-but-tired/ -About Dr. Barrie Tan:Dr. Barrie Tan is hailed as a trailblazer and the world's foremost expert on vitamin E. A scientist first and foremost, Dr. Tan earned his Ph.D. in Chemistry/Biochemistry from the University of Otago, New Zealand and spent several years as a professor at UMass. His research expertise includes lipid-soluble nutrients (carotenoids, E vitamers, CoQ10, and omega-3s) that impact chronic conditions. He was the first to introduce tocotrienols benefits to the nutrition industry and developed the first-ever tocopherol-free tocotrienol product derived from annatto. Dr. Tan continues to collaborate with numerous universities worldwide to further tocotrienol research. Beyond tocotrienol, Dr. Tan's research now spans into geranylgeraniol, a critical endogenous nutrient for healthy aging.Dr. Tan is currently the President of American River Nutrition, a natural health R&D company he started with his wife, Elizabeth, in 1998. Described as a scientific pioneer, his mission is simple, improve the everyday health of people's lives..Website: https://barrietan.com/ -Subscribe for more gut health content and share this podcast with a friend! Take a screenshot of this episode and tag Dr. Ann-Marie Barter:http://instagram.com/drannmariebarter-Dr. Ann-Marie Barter is a Functional Medicine and Chiropractic Doctor at Alternative Family Medicine & Chiropractic. She is the clinic founder of Alternative Family Medicine & Chiropractic that has two offices: one in Longmont and one in Denver. They treat an array of health conditions overlooked or under-treated by conventional medicine, called the "grey zone". https://altfammed.com/https://drannmariebarter.com/As always, this podcast is not designed to diagnose, treat, prevent or cure any condition and is for information purposes only. Please consult with your healthcare professional before making any changes to your current lifestyle.

Simply Walk The Talk
Dr. Barrie Tan: Vitamin E, Tocotrienols, & Annatto Fruit | SWTT PODCAST 201

Simply Walk The Talk

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 27, 2022 66:39


Our guest is Dr. Barrie Tan is hailed as a trailblazer and the world's foremost expert on vitamin E. A scientist first and foremost, Dr. Tan earned his Ph.D. in Chemistry/Biochemistry from the University of Otago, New Zealand and spent several years as a professor at UMass. Dr. Tan has committed himself to the research and development of phytonutrients that reduce and slow chronic disorders. Dr. Tan is credited with discovering a form of vitamin E called tocotrienol from three major sources – Palm, Rice and Annatto. Editor of two prestigious books on tocotrienol and founder of the International Tocotrienol Conference, Dr. Tan was dubbed the “Tocotrienol King” by Dr. Stephen Sinatra, a highly respected and sought-after cardiologist, due to his “research background, keen knowledge, and active involvement in studying tocotrienols.” Dr. Tan has held roles of Chief Scientific Officer and Scientific Board Member for multinational organizations. His career includes periods working in association with the US Armed Forces and a Prince of Thailand. Dr. Tan has successfully launched multiple businesses in the nutrition industry and owns an array of patents and intellectual property, keeping him at the forefront of scientific innovation. He is an internationally celebrated and sought-after speaker, having presented at multiple respected conferences in the field including; IFT, ADA, ASN, IHS, A4M, NPA, AACR, ICIM, AOCS, IAOMT, and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Renowned for his engaging warmth and gracious humor, Dr. Tan has also been featured in array of popular media including the Ben Greenfield and JJ Virgin podcasts. Dr. Tan is currently the President of American River Nutrition, a natural health R&D company he started with his wife, Elizabeth, in 1998. Described as a scientific pioneer, his mission is simple, improve the everyday health of people's lives through the rigorous application of DeltaGold® – the first-ever tocopherol-free tocotrienol product extracted from annatto, and the most potent form of vitamin E in existence today. #JoshuaJHolland #DrBarrieTan #VitaminE #Tocotrienols #Annatto #Science #Optimization #Health | Dr. Barrie Tan | Website - https://barrietan.com/ Book - https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07SBXSKNQ FB - https://www.facebook.com/doctorbarrietan/ IG - https://www.instagram.com/doctorbarrietan/ Exploring Ancestral Wisdom, Modern Technology, Health Optimization, Movement, & More! Join The Community https://discord.gg/hXdE754J Social & Website https://www.instagram.com/simplywalkthetalk/ https://www.facebook.com/simplywalkthetalk/ https://www.tiktok.com/@simplywalkthetalk https://www.simplywalkthetalk.com/ https://linktr.ee/joshuajholland

RNZ: Our Changing World
Gene editing for pest control and the genetics behind weight gain

RNZ: Our Changing World

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2022 28:00


Two stories about genetics produced by students at the University of Otago's Department of Science Communication. Amanda Konyn investigates whether gene editing has a role in future pest control, while Richard Marks explores why the "eat less, move more" approach to weight loss isn't really working.

RNZ: Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan
Our Changing World - Is there a future for gene editing in pest control?

RNZ: Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2022 13:39


Amanda Konyn, a student at the University of Otago's Department of Science Communication, investigates whether gene editing has a role in future pest control.

RNZ: Checkpoint
Clean up for Otago homes after tornado rips through

RNZ: Checkpoint

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 19, 2022 3:04


A Central Otago community is in clean up mode after a tornado tore through on Saturday night, causing extensive damage to some properties. The tornado ripped through rural Alexandra and Springvale just before 6.30pm. Tess Brunton reports.

RNZ: Nine To Noon
Rhapsody for a Rock Wren

RNZ: Nine To Noon

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 19, 2022 12:54


Rhapsody for a Rock Wren is a film made by Lauren Schaer. Lauren spent fifteen days filming in Mount Aspiring National Park, gathering footage for her degree in Science Communication at the University of Otago. Since then her film has been screened at film festivals around the world. Lauren has just made her magical 14-minute film available for the first time on youtube. Lauren also lead Team Rock Wren to win the 2022 Bird of the Year campaign, with this rap.

RNZ: Country Life
On the Farm - a wrap of farming conditions around NZ

RNZ: Country Life

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2022 5:52


Heavy rain in Pukekohe mid-week made the ground too wet to dig potatoes or lift onions. Cherry picking is underway in Otago. The last two weeks have seen warm days and cool nights which has been good for ripening and flavour.

RNZ: Morning Report
More than sunscreen needed to be sun smart - researchers

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2022 3:04


With temperatures on the rise as we head into summer, University of Otago researchers are reminding people that it takes more than just wearing sunscreen to be sun smart.  New Zealand has one of the highest mortality rates for malignant melanoma in the world and new research shows the slip, slop, slap message is still not getting through. The study, which interviewed 1800 people in 2016 found many sunburned New Zealanders did not use optimal sun protection.  Lead researcher Dr Geri McLeod spoke to Kim Hill.

RNZ: Morning Report
International relations expert on Zelensky speech

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 13, 2022 17:30


Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy has thanked New Zealand for its support during the Russian invasion.  Appearing via videolink, Mr Zelenskyy told Parliament this morning he was grateful for Aotearoa being one of the first countries to apply sanctions against Russia, and to provide military and humanitarian assistance. He urged New Zealand to take heed of the environmental impact of the invasion on the land of Ukraine and its people.  University of Otago politics and international relations professor Dr Robert Patman spoke to Corin Dann.

RNZ: Morning Report
Artemis I splashes down in the pacific

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 11, 2022 4:24


NASA's historic Artemis I mission to the moon has come to an end. The Orion spacecraft splashed down in the Pacific Ocean this morning.  The mission is NASA's first uncrewed flight of the rocket it will use to return astronauts to the moon's surface by 2025.  Otago museum director and astronomer Dr Ian Griffin watched the landing. He spoke to Corin Dann.   

TNT Radio
Dr David Nixon on Politically Incorrect - 10 December 2022

TNT Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 10, 2022 55:57


On today's show we discuss blood abnormalities in the vaccinated, including clumping of red blood cells, the ribbons of semi translucent material, the tube like structures and shard like entities. Constraints on live blood research. GUEST OVERVIEW: David Nixon graduated MB, ChB from the University of Otago in NZ in 1992. David has been a GP (family medicine doctor) for over 25 + years. Since retiring from Clinical Practice due to ongoing AHPRA restrictions and investigations of performance with respect to Covid management. David has published and lectured in Long Term Condition Management with a particular focus on Cardiovascular Risk Assessment and Population screening. David has been using a darkfield microscope to examine live blood for 6 months. He has had significant interaction with colleagues who have been performing live blood analysis for over 20 years. David is concerned about the abnormalities that have been seen in the blood for the last 18 months, some of which are also seen in the vaccine, and some which are associated with pathological states of the blood. David is keen to assist people to assess their own blood safely and affordably and is working on developing a population screening and management guideline.

RNZ: Checkpoint
Kawarau Gorge Trail gets go-ahead to link Queenstown network

RNZ: Checkpoint

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2022 2:59


Otago is a step closer to the largest contiguous cycle trail in the Southern Hemisphere - with the Kawarau Gorge Trail now getting the green light after objections in the Environment Court were settled. The 35km trail will link the highly acclaimed Dunstan Trail to Queenstown's network. Timothy Brown has more.

RNZ: Morning Report
Cervical cancer screening study will let participants home test

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2022 2:38


A cervical cancer screening study will give its participants the option to test at home.  The study will look at the impacts of the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) test, which will be Aotearoa's main screening method for cervical cancer from next year.  About 3,000 participants will be able to choose whether to have their test at their doctor's surgery or do it themselves from home.  University of Otago, Christchurch, associate professor Peter Sykes spoke to Māni Dunlop.   

RNZ: Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan
Port Chalmers rail celebrates 150th anniversary

RNZ: Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2022 9:44


The Port Chalmers branch was the first railway line build in Otago and 150 years later it's still operational. To celebrate the milestone a group of enthusiasts put together a special anniversary event yesterday.

RNZ: Morning Report
Baby blood case ruling consistent with similar decisions - bioethics expert

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2022 6:47


Starship hospital doctors will be preparing for the life-saving heart surgery on a baby who's now under the guardianship of the High Court. Te Whatu Ora took the case to court because the parents refused to allow blood transfusions from anyone who might have had the Pfizer vaccine. Doctor have said they would be ready to operate within 48 hours of the decision which came out yesterday evening. The guardianship order lasts until the end of January at the latest, allowing time for the baby to re-cover from the surgery. Both blood and blood products such as platelets and plasma will be needed for the operation and possibly afterwards. The baby will be in intensive care for up to a week. University of Otago bioethics lecturer Josephine Johnstone told Morning Report the ruling was consistent with previous decisions when there have been disputes about what's best for a child with serious medical needs.  Johnstone says many other cases, like when parents have objected to children receiving blood transfusions for religious reasons, have sided in favour of medical advice. She says in this case, very limited decision making has been taken away from the parents, who have guardianship over the baby for everything aside from the surgery. 

Sarahs Country
How to keep farming with uncertainty I Freshwater Farm Plans & Intensive Winter Grazing

Sarahs Country

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 6, 2022 73:58


Scratching your head on how you are meant to navigate farming with uncertainty? Do you need consent? What if I've already put in my crops? Will I be fined? Do my regional council rules or the national government rules apply to me? We have all your questions about regulations coming around intensive winter grazing and freshwater farm plans answered in one place! In the first edition of "How to Keep Farming with Uncertainty" co-hosts Sarah Perriam-Lampp (Sarah's Country), Duncan Humm (NZ Farming) and Rowena Duncum (The Country) host a panel of guests from the Ministry for the Environment, regional councils, farm advisors and farmers from across the country. This is the on-demand episode of a Livestream from Monday 5th December 2022. Special Guests include: Farmer Panel - Dani Darke (King Country), Ben Dooley (Southland), Emma Crutchley (Otago) & Kerry Worsnop (Gisborne) Council & Advisor Panel - Brent Sinclair (Waikato Regional Council), Fiona Young (Environment Southland), Brent Paterson (MyEnviro) & Rebecca Hyde (Hurunui Landcare Group). What does 2023 look like: The freshwater farm plan system is being phased in over several years from 2023 across 16 regional council areas starting with Southland, Waikato, Gisborne, Hawkes Bay & Otago. Councils will prioritise catchments within their own regions for the introduction and implementation of FW-FP, including a transition from any existing regulated farm environment plans to the new system. The latest information: Intensive Winter Grazing Freshwater Farm Plans If you have something you'd like answered, please email Ministry for the Environment: freshwaterfarmplans@mfe.govt.nz

RNZ: Checkpoint
Bug of the Year campaign gets buzzing

RNZ: Checkpoint

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2022 4:24


Will prayer help the praying mantis? Are bees buzzy, drumming up enough support? Hu-hu do these beetles think they'll beat? Or have sandflies bitten off more than they can chew? The Bug of the Year campaign has begun - and it coincides with Otago's Museum's pollination workshop. Tess Brunton got amongst some creepy crawlies.  

RNZ: Nine To Noon
Beware of DNA ancestry tests: Genomics Aotearoa

RNZ: Nine To Noon

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2022 20:02


DNA ancestry tests might solve some personal curiosity - but are they gifting a treasure trove of data to third parties? Professor Peter Dearden, from the Department of Biochemstry at the University of Otago, and Director of Genomics Aotearoa, says a growing number of people are choosing home test kits without understanding the consequences.

95bFM
The Wire w/ Liam: December 1st, 2022

95bFM

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2022


Today on the wire:  Tuva'a has his regular chat with health minister Andrew Little chatting about pain parity and a new emergency department for Whangarei Hospital Liam spoke to Willow Heron about the campaign to reform name change laws for youth in Aotearoa, Stella's had a chat with Micheal Gilchrist about the E Tu Unions strike of Stuff Media members Liam also had a chat with Richard Jackson from the University of Otago about New Zealands terror risk shifting to low, Hanna spoke to Narissa Harding from the New Zealand Council of Trade Unions And Liam to european correspondent Cameron Adams on Eurovision.

95bFM
New Zealand's Terror Risk Shifting to Low w/ Richard Jackson: December 1st, 2022

95bFM

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2022


The official terrorisiim risk of New Zealand has recently been moved down to low.  The level, desginated the risk of a terror attack at any givn time, now states that a terror attack isn't likely, but possible.  Aotearoa has been at a medium level since the Christchurch Terror Attacks, which caused the country to go into high for a month.  To learn more, I spoke to Richard Jackson from the University of Otago about what this represents.   

RNZ: Morning Report
Above average temperatures expected for summer

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2022 4:36


Above average temperatures are expected across much of the country this summer but particularly in the west. The West Coast of the South Island, including Fiordland and central Otago, can expect more hot days and possible drought conditions this summer, while the east coasts of the country could see fewer hot days of 25 degrees or more. NIWA meteorologist Chris Brandolino spoke to Corin Dann.  

RNZ: Nine To Noon
Around the motu: Tim Brown in Dunedin

RNZ: Nine To Noon

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2022 11:30


RNZ journalist Tim Brown joins Kathryn to talk about the controversy surrounding Gore's new Mayor Ben Bell and the attempt by seven councillors to oust his choice of deputy, Queenstown's vulnerable migrants are being squeezed more than ever by rental prices and the mystery of the missing albatross eggs is still unsolved, three weeks later.

RNZ: Morning Report
Expert on proposed entrenchment of three waters clause

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 27, 2022 6:05


The Government looks like its stepping back on a three waters provision that would make it harder for future governments to change the legislation The Green Party wants any move to privatise water to require sixty percent of MPs support. The provision is unusual because new governments usually have the option of overturning legislation with a simple majority of parliamentary votes rather than trying to muster a super-majority in the House.  National says it intends to repeal any three waters legislation. University of Otago law professor Andrew Geddis says such a provision is a potentially "momentous" change to how the country's law is made. He spoke to Guyon Espiner. 

Doctor NOS
73 | Dr. Lupe Taumoepeau on legacy, mentorship, transplant & vascular surgery

Doctor NOS

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2022 53:26


Dr. Lupe Taumoepeau is a Vascular and Transplant surgeon at Wellington Hospital and Clinical Senior Lecturer at the University of Otago. She is the first New Zealand female vascular surgeon and only Pacific Island vascular surgeon in Australasia. She received her fellowship from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2014 after completing training throughout New Zealand and Queensland, Australia. Lupe is actively involved in mentoring Pacific Island students and female junior doctors considering a career in surgery, and has a strong interest in prevocational medical education. Outside of medicine, Lupe enjoys cheering for her son on the side of the soccer field and basketball court, exploring the outdoors with her family and dog and is looking forward to getting back to Tonga once the borders have re-opened.In this episode, we discuss her journey from her roots in Tonga to transplant and vascular surgery in Wellington. We delve into the importance of mentorship in her life, the legacy she carries from her grandfather, and the cultural values she carries with her in her practice. Finally, we discuss her work in vascular and transplant surgery, and what it feels like to be the first, and only, Pacific Island vascular surgeon. Support the showAs always, if you have any feedback or queries, or if you would like to get in touch with the speaker, feel free to get in touch at doctornos@pm.me. Audio credit:Bliss by Luke Bergs https://soundcloud.com/bergscloudCreative Commons — Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported — CC BY-SA 3.0Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/33DJFs9Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/e9aXhBQDT9Y

RNZ: Morning Report
UN Secretary-General pleased with COP27 agreement

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 20, 2022 5:47


The UN Secretary-General António Guterres has hailed a historic agreement at COP27 to pay poorer countries for damage wrought by climate change.  The two week climate summit wrapped last night.  Guterres says the loss and damage decision was a much needed signal to rebuild broken trust between the developing world and rich countries. But he says the meeting failed to get an agreement to drastically reduce emissions, leaving the planet in the "emergency room" in a battle for all of our lives.  University of Otago professor and climate finance and energy expert Ivan Diaz-Rainey spoke to Kim Hill.    

Reimagining Justice
A national strategy for civil justice: Going beyond the known

Reimagining Justice

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2022 38:17


In episode no. 90, my guest is Bridgette Toy-Cronin, Director, Civil Justice Centre, Co-Director, Otago Centre for Law and Society and Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Otago. We cover: The access to justice issues in Aotearoa New Zealand; Key aims of the ‘Wayfinding for civil justice' project; How the project commenced at the start of the pandemic with a hui; The other jurisdictions the working group looked to for guidance on this project; How the project is doing two related but different things at the same time; Factors peculiar to Aotearoa New Zealand that are facilitating the entire process; The diversity of the working group, and which organisations have made submissions to the consultation process; Early findings about what will assist going forward; Funding sources for this stakeholder-led strategy, and for the recommendations; Gaps that have been identified through this work; Different approaches to legal innovation in Aotearoa New Zealand; The intersection of customary Māori law and the mainstream justice system; How Māori principles are influencing procedure including process in the District Court, mediation and dispute resolution; How ‘innovation' and ‘technology' are often conflated; and Bridgette's definition of legal innovation. Proudly sponsored by Neota!   Links: Wayfinding for Civil Justice Neota Logic Solution Gallery Neota Logic Churchill Trust Project Andrea Perry-Petersen – LinkedIn - Twitter @winkiepp – andreaperrypetersen.com.au Twitter - @ReimaginingJ Facebook – Reimagining Justice group

RNZ: Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan
Identifying the early European settlers in an Otago cemetery

RNZ: Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2022 8:02


The remains of 27 early European settlers will once again laid to rest, six years after they were excavated from an Otago cemetery- but not before giving some insight into their lives. Archaeology Director, Dr Peter Petchey speaks to Jesse.

RNZ: Morning Report
Work underway to establish facts on missile that hit Poland

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2022 6:07


NATO allies are still trying to establish the facts about a missile which hit eastern Poland, near the Ukranian border, yesterday and killed two Polish people. Police have blocked access to the missile landing site in eastern Poland and the government there says there is no conclusive evidence as to who launched the missile. Russia's defence ministry denies it was responsible and says accusations are a "deliberate provocation aimed at escalation". University of Otago professor of politics and international relations Dr Robert Patman spoke to Māni Dunlop.  

RNZ: Morning Report
Artefacts returned to Indigenous Australians from Otago

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2022 4:08


A boomerang and stone knives are among six cultural artefacts being returned to Indigenous Australians from the Otago museum today. The items were taken more than a century ago, and have been part of the Tūhura Otago Museum collection. The artefacts belong to the Warumungu people of the Tennant Creek region in the Northern Territory. Tūhura Otago Museum director of collections and research Robert Morris spoke to Māni Dunlop.  

RNZ: Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan
Rural men sought to help with Otago research on dating

RNZ: Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2022 4:22


 Sophie Dix is looking for a dozen young men who are living rurally to interview about the dating challenges they face for her sociology masters at Otago University. Sophie talks to Jesse about who she's looking for.

RNZ: Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan
Rural men sought to help with Otago research on dating

RNZ: Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2022 4:21


If you're dating, how do you meet people? If you're out in the country where people and venues are scarce it can be quite challenging. Sophie Dix is looking for a dozen young men who are living rurally to interview about the dating challenges they face for her sociology masters at Otago University. Sophie talks to Jesse about who she's looking for and what she's delving into!

RNZ: Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan
What young people think of phasing out all tobacco products

RNZ: Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2022 10:32


Last year the government proposed to introduce a smoke-free generation, ending the sale of tobacco to anyone born after 2008. New research at the University of Otago has actually spoken to youth to find out what they think.

Don't Shoot The Messenger
Ep 243 - I'm Not A Murder Mystery Girl

Don't Shoot The Messenger

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2022 74:01


Join Caroline Wilson and Corrie Perkin for Ep 243.This program is proudly supported by Red Energy. Moving house? Call Aussie owned Red Energy on 131 806. This week on the show Caro and Corrie the new Respect At Work Bill, reflect on the wonderful work of Kate Jenkins and her contribution to the cause and the shakeup facing boardrooms across Australia.The British Film Festival continues – Caro highly recommends Joyride with Olivia Coleman and we ponder just why the Brits make such good movies.In The Cocktail Cabinet for Prince Wine Store Myles takes us to the Otago region of NZ.Amisfield – Lake Hayes Pinot Noir 2019 $32Valli Bannockburn Vineyard Pinot Noir 2019 - $85Use the promo code MESS at checkout in store or online to receive a listener discount - head to the dedicated Don't Shoot the Messenger page HERE.Books, Screen and Food for Red EnergyThe Bullet That Missed by Richard OsmanThis England on BingeRoman Asparagus (see recipe below).In 6 Quick Questions Caro shares her thoughts on whether Gillon McLachlan should step down sooner than later and why, we discuss fears around the American mid-term elections, Helen Garner's best books as she celebrates her 80th birthday, the cautionary tales from this year's Spring Racing Carnival and Corrie has some Amazing Facts about the Myer Christmas Windows.To receive our weekly email which includes recipes SIGN UP HERE.For videos and pics make sure you follow us on Instagram, Facebook or TwitterEmail the show via feedback@dontshootpod.com.au.Don't Shoot the Messenger is produced by Corrie Perkin, Caroline Wilson and produced, engineered and edited by Jane Nield for Sports Entertainment Network. Roman AsparagusServes 4750g of asparagus1 tin flat anchovy fillets1 tbspn oil1 tbspn butterGround pepperSal – optionalSlices of Italian BreadVirgin olive oilCut asparagus into short lengths on the diagonal and discard any tough ends. Drain anchovies and mash with a fork. Melt oil and butter. In a fry pan add the asparagus, anchovy and pepper. Cover and cook over low heat, turning frequently until asparagus is cooked. Taste for seasoning.Heat olive oil in another pan and fry slices of bread til golden brown and serve with asparagus.

RNZ: Morning Report
Stargazers treated to last lunar eclipse for several years

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2022 3:37


A total lunar eclipse took place very late last night, exciting those stargazers keen enough to take in the celestial light show. There were crystal clear skies in the South Island but many further north weren't so lucky. Otago museum director and astronomer Dr Ian Griffin spoke to Corin Dann.

RNZ: Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan
Dunedin bedding bank overwhelmed by the need in the community

RNZ: Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2022 9:04


Janine Walker started up the Dunedin bedding bank in August. Since then she's been overwhelmed by the need in the community, and is already wondering how they'll get through winter next year. 

RNZ: Nine To Noon
How free is speech on university campuses?

RNZ: Nine To Noon

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2022 23:10


A new study suggests a significant number of undergraduate students are uncomfortable sharing their views in class on certain topics - such as gender, politics, religion and sexual orientation. Almost 800 students from Otago, Auckland and Victoria Universities participated in the study, about their comfort speaking in academic settings. Up to 40% said they would feel uncomfortable 'speaking up and giving their views' on gender, politics, religion, and sexual orientation. And 65 per cent said they would feel uncomfortable discussing at least one of these topics. Kathryn discusses the findings with Dr Jamin Halberstadt, a professor in the department of psychology, University of Otago.

Love & Guts
Lara Briden & Kira Sutherland | Metabolic Health and Vitality for Women Over 40 Part 2

Love & Guts

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 31, 2022 50:02


#261 Lara Briden is a naturopathic doctor and bestselling author of the books Period Repair Manual and Hormone Repair Manual — practical guides to treating period problems with nutrition, supplements, and body-identical hormones. A graduate of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (1997) and the University of Calgary (evolutionary biology), Lara serves on several scientific advisory committees including The Centre for Ovulation and Menstruation Research (CeMCOR) at the University of British Columbia. She is a popular speaker and has delivered keynote presentations for the Australasian Integrative Medicine Association (AIMA), the Australian Traditional Medicine Society (ATMS), the University of Otago, Endometriosis New Zealand, Endometriosis Association of Queensland (QENDO), and the Evolutionary Health Society of New Zealand (EHA). Lara currently has consulting rooms in Christchurch, New Zealand, where she treats women with PCOS, PMS, endometriosis, perimenopause, and many other hormone and period-related health problems. Kira Sutherland is a Naturopathic Sports Nutritionist to some of the world's best athletes. She also lectures and mentors upcoming practitioners in the field of sports nutrition, and offers online courses for supporting athletes, trainers, and sports enthusiasts how to nourish the body to achieve peak performance and fitness. Using her 25+ years of clinical experience she has combined her knowledge of Naturopathic medicine with education in sports nutrition to create a truly wholistic approach to optimising performance for athletes and those striving for optimum health - especially women. Having lectured both within Australia and internationally on all things Naturopathic and sports nutrition, she is passionate about teaching people to take care of their bodies for the long term, not just treating them in the present moment. Kira believes that the role of a practitioner is to empower and teach clients to take care of themselves, to give them as much knowledge as possible. In this episode we cover The missing health science for mid-life women and the science sex gap  The dynamics between insulin, mitochondria, and cellular metabolism How the nutritional advice often suggested for men and young women does not always apply to mid-life women The role of muscle and mitochondria in health and metabolism Updated weight loss strategies for women over 40 If the ketogenic diet or intermittent fasting is appropriate for this demographic The metabolic Health and Vitality for Women Over 40 online course. How you access it? And so much more

FASD Family Life
FASD World Tour: New Zealand Research into Caregiver Stress and Resilience

FASD Family Life

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2022 55:45


Welcome to Season 4, episode 8 of the FASD Family Life Podcast. the show for families by families raising children and youth with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. I am your host, Robbie Seale. I am an FASD educator, advocate and mom of five incredible people; including three teens diagnosed with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. If my 30 years of parenting has taught me anything it is, that the struggle is real and so is success.I am thrilled to be with you today! Thanks for taking me along with you. If you enjoy the podcast, consider being a monthly sponsor. This podcast is supported by listeners like you!  Click here to Support the showFASD is a significant global health issue that needs attention which is why I decided to go on a WORLD TOUR to highlight the issue of FASD around the world as well as the tremendous work being done to re-educate society of the risks of consuming alcohol during pregnancy, to advocate for systemic changes that would recognize FASD as a permanent disability, and provide support for individuals, and their families, impacted by prenatal alcohol exposure.Did you catch my last episode? It was a conversation with the founders of FASD Ireland Scott and Tristan Casson-Rennie.  Scott and Tristan spoke of their experience of not finding supports for their son with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.  They decided to step into the gap and in September 2021 they opened their non-profit FASD Ireland to be the 'go to' hub for everyone living with FASD, including families, carers, educators, healthcare workers and the wider community across Ireland.  They work tirelessly to challenge and lobby Government to legislate and implement practical strategies that will reduce and prevent FASD in Ireland. To learn more, check out the link   https://www.fasdireland.ie/  Subscribe now so you never miss an episode of the FASD Family Life Podcast.This week the World Tour Continues with a stop in New Zealand and a conversation with Professor Anita Gibbs about her research that examines the FASD Caregiver experience and the impact on the social, emotional, physical, and spiritual health of the caregiver.  Anita trained as a social worker in the UK and worked in criminal justice, notably probation. She completed her PhD at the University of Bristol and after postdoctoral research at the University of Oxford she moved to Otago, NZ in 1999. She has taught numerous social work, sociology and criminology courses since with a particular interest in teaching in the area of families. Her research studies have included electronic monitoring, mental health, adoption, transcultural parenting, defining social work research, making social work accessible to sociologists, auto-ethnography, fetal alcohol spectrum disorder and its impact on families, and the scholarship of publication. Anita is a registered social worker and facilitates a parent support group for families where FASD is an issue. Anita is also a parent of two boys with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, so she knows first-hand that the struggle is real and so is success.Join our community of support! Together we will deepen our understanding of FASD & build a community of support.  Support Groups meet monthlySubscribe to the FASD Family Life Community for only $10 / monthhttps://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=KB9GBN3H5YF9QDo you have a topic suggestion or a question? Write to me at fasdfamilylife@gmail.comSupport the show

RNZ: Nine To Noon
Massive growth in vape retailers fuelling youth epidemic

RNZ: Nine To Noon

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2022 19:53


Anti-smoking groups are sounding the alarm at the growing number of vape shops in the country, with 300 new stores opening up since February alone. Kathryn speaks to Letitia Harding, chief executive of the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation and Janet Hoek, a professor of Public Health at the University of Otago.

Thrive Forever Fit with Jay Nixon
Episode 225: The Health & Longevity Benefits of Vitamin E with Dr. Barrie Tan

Thrive Forever Fit with Jay Nixon

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 24, 2022 52:22


The Health & Longevity Benefits of Vitamin E with Dr. Barrie Tan Hello beautiful humans, thank you for listening and supporting the Thrive Forever Fit Show. It truly means the world to me that you take time out of your precious day to listen to me ramble and rant about things I found entertaining, engaging, and meaningful. SPONSOR: Elite Collagen ~ Visit: https://www.thriveforeverfit.com/store/ For Details.

Faith Seeking Understanding Podcast
74. Who Is the Holy Spirit?

Faith Seeking Understanding Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2022 24:37


Guest: Dr. Christopher Holmes | Dr. Arnold interviews Dr. Holmes on the person of the Holy Spirit. Topics of conversation include, 1) The being of the Holy Spirit, 2) The identity of the Holy Spirit, 3) The activity of the Holy Spirit, and 4) Resources for both devotional and technical study on Holy Spirit. Dr. Christopher Holmes is professor of Systematic Theology at the University of Otago in New Zealand. He holds a ThD from the University of Toronto and is ordained as an Anglican priest. Dr. Holmes is the author of several books, including The Lord is Good: Seeking the God of the Psalter (IVP Academic, 2018), A Theology of the Christian Life: Imitating and Participating in God (Baker Academic, 2021), and, as part of the New Studies in Dogmatics series, The Holy Spirit (Zondervan Academic, 2015).See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.