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Thoughts and Talks with Thishni

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Thoughts and Talks with Thishni - 01-02-2021 - 14 - with Dunedin Policeman William Black( 0:30:33)       
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In the last episode of Thoughts and Talks with Thishni, I talk to Dunedin Policeman William Black. We talk about his career, his experience, and of course, his experience as a Policeman during the Lockdown. Such a great interview to end the series on. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 2/1/2021 4:30:00 PM
Thoughts and Talks with Thishni - 25-01-2021 - 13 - with Kumari Fernando Valentine( 0:20:18)       
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In this episode, I talk to clinical psychologist Dr Kumari Fernando Valentine. She talks about her experience and knowledge about mental health, and how people were affected in New Zealand during the lockdown period. She also elaborates why some people are still denying COVID-19, and the long term psychological impact and effects of the lockdown. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 1/25/2021 4:00:00 PM
Thoughts and Talks with Thishni - 04-01-2021 - 12 - with Tia Taiaroa( 0:17:33)       
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In this interview, Tia Taiaroa talks about her experience working at the Māori organisation, Aukana in Dunedin. She shares how she helped the older community during COVID. She also explains what being Māori is about and the history behind Māori. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 1/4/2021 4:30:00 PM
Thoughts and Talks with Thishni - 28-12-2020 - 11 - with Tika Haggerty( 0:25:32)       
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In this episode, I interview Tika Haggerty, a Kiwi living in America, over Zoom! She shares her experience living in Florida and her perspective of how Americans are treating COVID, and why the virus rate is increasing. She further talks about her thoughts on the new vaccine. Definitely one of the most interesting interviews I’ve recorded! This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 12/28/2020 4:30:00 PM
Thoughts and Talks with Thishni - 21-12-2020 - 10 - with Mayor Aaron Hawkins( 0:34:11)       
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In this episode, Dunedin Mayor Aaron Hawkins talks about how he experienced COVID and the lockdown. He talks about the pressure he faced and the actions he and his Council members took so Dunedin could be safe. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 12/21/2020 4:30:00 PM
Thoughts and Talks with Thishni - 14-12-2020 - 09 - with Darcy Knox( 0:22:30)       
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This week I interview Darcy Knox, the point guard of the New Zealand Basketball team 'The Nuggets'. He talks about his experience with playing the games in front of crowds during level 2, his personal University experience and more. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 12/14/2020 4:30:00 PM
Thoughts and Talks with Thishni - 07-12-2020 - 08 - with Isabelle Prosser( 0:21:36)       
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This week, Belgium Citizen Isabelle Prosser talks about her experience with Covid-19 in Belgium, multiple cancelled flights, and her son's education. She also talks about her perspective on how NZ has dealt with the lockdown compared to Belgium. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 12/7/2020 4:30:00 PM
Thoughts and Talks with Thishni - 30-11-2020 - 07 - with Clare Curran( 0:22:56)       
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This weeks guest is the former Labour MP for Dunedin South, Clare Curran. Clare who retired after this year’s election talks about her life, Politics and how COVID impacted her and how she handled helping the citizens of Dunedin South. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 11/30/2020 4:30:00 PM
Thoughts and Talks with Thishni - 23-11-2020 - 06 - with Otto Dove( 0:15:43)       
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On this episode, a Scientist from the Dunedin Hospital talks about his experience and perspective about working at a Lab and detecting the virus samples from the Southern Region. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 11/23/2020 5:00:00 PM
Thoughts and Talks with Thishni - 16-11-2020 - 05 - with Ranisha Chand( 0:17:5)       
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On today’s episode, Ranisha Chand, an University of Otago student who lives in a Hall talks about her experiences and perspectives on living at a Hall during the second lockdown and social distancing. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 11/16/2020 5:00:00 PM
Thoughts and Talks with Thishni - 09-11-2020 - 04 - with Jason Lu( 0:24:27)       
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In the fourth episode, Jason Lu, the business owner of the restaurant Impression at Manor, talks about his experience and perspectives about how his business got impacted by COVID, and how they financially struggled. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 11/9/2020 4:30:00 PM
Thoughts and Talks with Thishni - 02-11-2020 - 03 - with Kathryn Dick( 0:28:37)       
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On the third episode of Thoughts and Talks with Thishni, I interview one of my favourite teachers from High School. She is also an Assistant Principal now and she talks about her experience teaching and her perspective on what happen during the lockdown. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 11/2/2020 4:30:00 PM
Thoughts and Talks with Thishni - 26-10-2020- 02 - with Arina Aizal( 0:26:1)       
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On the second episode, we are joined by Arina Aizal, an international student and 2020 International Students Association President. She talks about her experience and perspective, and the how lockdown affected international students.
Published: 10/26/2020 4:30:00 PM
Thoughts and Talks with Thishni - 19-10-2020 - 01 - with Kelsey Mee( 0:24:50)       
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This week we talk with Kelsey Mee, a student at the University of Otago who is studying her Masters. She discusses her struggles during the Lockdown and how COVID-19 impacted her academic routine. This first episode is incredibly personal, as it is a conversation between two best friends.
Published: 10/19/2020 4:15:00 PM