Brent Simpson and Chris Walker discuss Waiheke Radio’s comprehensive coverage of the upcoming local board election. This includes candidate statements, interviews and a candidate’s meeting on Mon 16Sept.
Brent Simpson talks to Mark Russell from the Waiheke Collective about their plans for marine protection and restoration around Waiheke and throughout the Hauraki Gulf. Find out more about the state of the Hauraki Gulf through SeaChange.
Peta Stavelli talks to Auckland Council biodiversity officer, Matthew Bloxham, about the discovery of the rare Giant Kokopu on Waiheke. Read more from Forest & Bird
Peta Stavelli talks to Ingrid Leary & Kylee Matthews about their youth initiative Waiheke 2020. To raise funds they recently held the Great Waiheke Comedy Debate. You can listen to a recording of that debate here.
Second interview about the impending roll out of an electric bus fleet on Waiheke. Chris Walker talks to Fullers CEO Mike Horne.
First of two interviews about the impending roll out of an electric bus fleet for Waiheke. Chris Walker talks to Auckland Transport bus service manager Darek Koper.
Chris Walker talks to Waiheke Local Board deputy chair, Paul Walden, about the Waiheke 10 Year Transport Plan and the Waiheke Area plan. Consultation is open on the Waiheke 10 year transport plan – https://at.govt.nz/projects-roadworks/waiheke-10-year-transport-plan/
Chris Walker talks to Kathryn Ngapo from Save Kennedy Point about the impending trip to Wellington with anti-marina campaigner Sue Pawley and her sheep Multi
Greg Treadwell talks to Denise Roche, who has visited the protests over the Ihumatao land development project in Mangere
Peta Stavelli spoke to Joanna Hayes from Extinction Rebellion Waiheke (XRW), a local branch of an international movement calling for governments to acknowledge and take urgent action to limit climate change. The environmental advocacy group has been outside Countdown on recent Saturdays to raise awareness around the over-use of plastics.