Fix It Up: Waitaha


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Fix It Up: Waitaha

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Fix It Up: Waitaha -Aotearoa is rising (with SS4C)( 0:26:11)       
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What is the purpose of protest? This week Poppy sat down with Lucia Campbell-Reeves from School Strike for Climate Ōtautahi to discuss the intentions behind their recent strike. Listen along this week for conversations on the intersectionality of their kaupapa and how activism creates community
Published: 12/04/2024 6:00:00 p.m.
Fix It Up: Waitaha - The what, why, and how of PF2050( 0:24:4)       
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Predator Free 2050 (PF2050) has set out to achieve an Aotearoa that is free of rats, possums and mustelids in less than 30 years. Bird and insect life is already returning in great numbers as spaces around the country succeed in creating pockets of ‘predator free’. Hear about this and more in today’s episode discussing the facts and controversies surrounding Aotearoa’s most audacious goal
Published: 29/03/2024 6:30:00 p.m.
Fix It Up: Waitaha - Sea Week( 0:24:36)       
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Join the team from the ECan Youth Ropu for stories and interviews about our local environment
Published: 15/03/2024 4:21:24 p.m.
Fix It Up: Waitaha - Celebrating Seaweek!( 0:23:49)       
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Happy Seaweek! We are joined by Ecan Youth Rōpū members Mazaiah Isaako Tuala and Shelby Allan to celebrate all the many wonders of our Moana and the dangers that face our marine ecosystems.
Published: 16/02/2024 6:30:00 p.m.
Fix It Up: Waitaha - Art Soup( 0:26:23)       
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Join the team from the ECan Youth Ropu for stories and interviews about our local environment
Published: 2/02/2024 6:30:00 p.m.
Fix It Up: Waitaha - 19 Jan2024( 0:26:42)       
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Join the team from the ECan Youth Ropu for stories and interviews about our local environment
Published: 19/01/2024 12:14:29 p.m.
Fix It Up: Waitaha - A New Year at Ecan Youth Rōpū( 0:22:34)       
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Many exciting things to look forward to with the Ecan Youth Rōpū in 2024! Join River and Poppy for a ramble on the new year and a chat about recent environmental news. Joining them is new rōpū member, Mazaiah, to talk about her work to increase the accessibility of mental health support in high schools.
Published: 5/01/2024 6:30:00 p.m.
Fix It Up: Waitaha - 2023 Coming to a Close( 0:25:42)       
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How can we make Christmas celebrations more than just all about the presents? In this episode, River and Poppy reflect on the consumerism (and joys) of Christmas and two new Youth Rōpū members! Hear about Mazaiah’s experience with student exchange and Sam’s work in political advocacy.
Published: 22/12/2023 6:30:00 p.m.
Fix It Up: Waitaha - Kea Conservation( 0:25:49)       
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Join the team from the ECan Youth Ropu for stories and interviews about our local environment
Published: 8/12/2023 6:30:00 p.m.
Fix It Up: Waitaha - Who Can Vote?( 0:25:35)       
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Join Amanda and Poppy in taking a critical look at voting rights in Aotearoa, covering topics from lowering the voting age to 16 to the current lack of voting rights for those in prison. Media segments on recent environmental action taken around the world. Kaupapa mentioned: People Against Prisons Aotearoa, Care Not Cages, Turuki! Turuki! Move Together.
Published: 24/11/2023 6:30:00 p.m.
Fix It Up: Waitaha - A heart-to-heart with the Hurunui Youth Council( 0:24:51)       
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"Listen along to celebrations of Bird of the Century (vote Korimako #1!) and River's discussions with the Hurunui Youth Council in North Canterbury. We heard about their work in the Hurunui area, hosting student events and running environmental clean-up events. And before voting closes on November 12th, remember to head over to and advocate for your favourite feathered friend!"
Published: 10/11/2023 2:00:00 p.m.
Fix It Up: Waitaha - Solar for Schools (with Oli Kirke)( 0:24:10)       
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Solar power was first used commercially almost 100 years ago. Now, with the technology improved to charge entire homes, Aotearoa boasts over 43 thousand installations of solar panels across the country/ This week we spoke to ECan Youth Rōpū member Oli Kirke on his work campaigning for schools to prioritise solar powered energy. Also listen along for Poppy and RIver's chats on preferred methods of public transport and exciting news segments of the week.
Published: 30/10/2023 10:00:00 a.m.
Fix It Up: Waitaha - Christchurch Corridor( 0:23:13)       
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Heard of Te Ara Kakariki? This work we discuss all the amazing work this organisation is doing to create a corridor of trees for our native species in Ōtautahi
Published: 13/10/2023 6:00:00 p.m.
Fix It Up: Waitaha - Treasure te Moana( 0:26:1)       
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Topics of the day: deep sea mining with Shelby Allan from the ECan Youth Rōpū and a celebration of rewilding conservation efforts in Norway “the human world, it’s a mess. Life under the sea is better than anything they got up there” - Sebastian the Crab Let’s take care of our oceans.
Published: 29/09/2023 6:30:00 p.m.
Fix It Up: Waitaha - Protest Works (with School Strike 4 Climate)( 0:24:31)       
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Looking to get involved with climate action? School Strike 4 Climate Ōtautahi is holding its Climate Action week on September 18-24! We chatted with Aurora and Lucia from SS4C about how they got into the activism space and their experiences with protests. And in light of SS4C’s recent ‘Stop Space Waste’ Campaign, listen along for an opening discussion on the vastness of space. RECRUITMENT FOR THE ECAN YOUTH RŌPŪ IS OPEN!! Learn more and apply!
Published: 15/09/2023 6:30:00 p.m.
Fix It Up: Waitaha - Getting Into Conservation( 0:25:54)       
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Ever felt lost on starting up your passion project? Finding your space in the world of conservation? This week we spoke to Anja Phillip from Forest & Bird Youth for a discussion set around conservation and finding your interests in the environmental space. Listen along for her experience and tips for getting started with community projects!
Published: 1/09/2023 6:00:00 p.m.
Fix It Up: Waitaha - Connections beyond the school system( 0:25:8)       
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Why does Ōtautahi have an obsession over which school everyone went to? This week we were joined by head students of Haeata Community Campus for a chat on mental health support in schools and to give our thoughts on the upcoming Wellies4Wellbeing event! Also a reflection on Speaking4thePlanet 2023 and an update on the fires in Maui* * Find out how you can support those affected:
Published: 18/08/2023 6:30:00 p.m.
Fix It Up: Waitaha - Tangata Whenua and Te Taiao( 0:26:5)       
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Today we interviewed Stacey Te Pohue Rose, Ecan Youth Ropu Co-Chair mana whenua, on relationships with Te Taiao as tangata whenua and tangata tiriti. Listen along for his vision of a Te Taiao centric Aotearoa!
Published: 2/08/2023 4:00:00 p.m.
Fix It Up: Waitaha - We love the bus drivers( 0:23:30)       
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What is your dream for public transport? Changes are coming to the metro system in Ōtautahi! We interviewed Shelby and Amanda on the new bus fare prices that came into play on July 1st and took a look at new zero-emissions travel options around the world.
Published: 19/07/2023 12:17:33 p.m.

Bought to you by the ECan Youth Rōpū, Fix It Up: Waitaha brings you environmental news from the Canterbury region and beyond! Listen along for fortnightly interviews we cover inspiring stories and ensure that the voices of young people continue to be heard.

Host: Poppy and River

Produced By: Plains FM

Language: English

Category: Children and Youth

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