While we've yet to see them howl at the moon, tiny insects scuttling around Piha may have a stronger relationship to the moon than wolves, as their biological clocks are strongly affected by lunar and tidal cycles. Wire host Jogai Bhatt spoke to Dr James Cheeseman of the University of Auckland's Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences for more.
A new not-for-profit public health model is advocating for the legal sale of recreational cannabis in New Zealand, drawing inspiration from elements of the Gambling Act of 2003. Wire producer Harry Willis reports.
240 University of Auckland staff have signed a letter to the university’s foundation, requesting that they divest from fossil fuels. The letter will be tabled this Friday at a University of Auckland Foundation meeting. 95bFM reporter Will Parsonson talked to spokesperson for the group of staff advocating divestment, Rhys Jones, first asking him why it’s so important that the university divests from fossil fuels.
Rachel talks to Anna Marshall about her fundraising exhibition 'Art for Education', which brings together an eclectic range of New Zealand artists to sell pieces for the Malala Fund- an organisation which helps facilitate the education of girls in war-torn areas. The exhibition opens on the 30th of June and runs for three days.
That Barclay's a bit of a sausage and a sneaky one at that. Why did the National Party bigwigs rush to his aid? What does this suggest about our politicians' relationship with lobbyists? And, according to Slack, just what _does_ a room full of young political hopefuls look like?
Aidee, Alex and Joe are involved in different web series pilots, two of the top ten chosen from over 150 submissions, vying in TVNZ's 'New Blood' competition for $100,000 to make their full series a reality. And you, the viewer, get to decide who wins. Mike asks the hard questions: so, are you guys mortal enemies or what?
This week, Jogai and Harry chat to Dr James Cheeseman of the UoA's Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences to learn more about a big scientific insight into Piha's little critters, and Harry has a report on a new not-for-profit public health model that suggests the legal sale of recreational cannabis will greatly benefit Aotearoa. 95bFM reporter Will Parsonson chats to Fossil Free UoA's Rhys Jones about divesting from fossil fuels, and our weekly Thursday feature State of the States has returned! This week, Harry chats to Nick about North Korea/US relations, and the attention-grabbing election in the state of Georgia. Andrew Little is also back for our weekly chat. All this and more on the Thursday Wire - check out the full podcast here.
Bass player from Aussie punk legends the Hard-Ons, Ray Ahn, phones in to the studio ahead of their two NZ shows. Ray chats to Mike about the Hard-Ons' return as a newly minted four-piece; knowing your bandmates since primary school; and their love for ...organized sports? Hard out.