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Tracey Martin on education and the official name change of Oranga Tamariki

Tracey Martin Tracey Martin, 20.42 MB
Wed 24 Jan 2018

Tracey is at Rātana today so we spoke with her this morning while she was on the way there, she was driving Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters and they’d stopped to get coffee in Levin. Lillian Hanly started by asking how it would work when Peters steps up to be Prime Minister. 

The Possible Indictment of the Trump Campaign: The Legal Details

Michael Horowitz on Trump's Legal Fumbles Michael Horowitz on Trump's Legal Fumbles, 10.31 MB
Wed 24 Jan 2018

Michael Horowitz is the Dean of the Atenisi Institute in the Kingdom of Tonga. His background is in political and social science before completing an interdisciplinary phd from the college of public affairs at portland state university. He has been in Tonga for 22 years now, and has held summer residencies at all the major universities in New Zealand. Currently he is visiting AUT university as part of a joint architectural project for a new building on one of the Atenisi campuses. Next week however, he will be presenting a discussion on the Possible Indictment of the Trump Campaign, and outlining the legal details. He came into bFM this morning for a chat with Lillian Hanly who started by asking what the talk was about.

The talk is being held at AUT University on Tuesday the 30th January at 12pm, in room WF214 at the AUT Business School. 

Photo credit: USA Today

Dear Science: Rats, Bees and Fungi

Dear Science: Rats, Bees and Fungi Dear Science: Rats, Bees and Fungi, 30.99 MB
Wed 24 Jan 2018

On todays Dear Science with AUT's Allan Blackman, we talk about how rats maybe arent to blame for the black plague. We delve into the world of nicotine based pesticides and how Bunnings has banned them to stop the needless death of bees. Finally we talk about a new type of concrete that can be crossed with fungi to create self repairing materials for infrastructure... Now thats some cool science

The future of Mental Health in NZ

The future of Mental Health in NZ The future of Mental Health in NZ, 6.8 MB
Wed 24 Jan 2018

Following the Labour government's announcement for a formal review of the mental health system, there has been a lot of discussion as to what can be done for the future of NZ's mental health system. Producer Will speaks to Marianne Elliot from The peoples mental health review about how the governments plan is looking to change how kiwis adress mental health.

 

95bFM Breakfast with Mikey Havoc: January 24, 2018

95bFM Breakfast with Mikey Havoc: January 24, 2018 95bFM Breakfast with Mikey Havoc: January 24, 2018, 222.34 MB
Wed 24 Jan 2018

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rob's got a Bowie track on the brain, and for good reason; His Worship knows something that's 58 and getting a flashy makeover; Maria talks fetishes and philia; and we've got some brand new tracks to start your hump-day (NB: not fetish related).

Can You Adam and Eve It? w/ Rob Bollix: January 24, 2018

Can You Adam and Eve It? w/ Rob Bollix: January 24, 2018 Can You Adam and Eve It? w/ Rob Bollix: January 24, 2018, 18.87 MB
Wed 24 Jan 2018

Is there ice on Maa-aa-aaarss? ...Yes, actually. Rob and Mike then follow the logic: where there's ice, there's ____. And where there's ____, there's ...____!?! (Sidebar: Bowie may have been asking the right questions all along.)

My Morning Mixtape: Amelia Berry (Polyester)

My Morning Mixtape: Amelia Berry (Polyester) My Morning Mixtape: Amelia Berry (Polyester), 49.44 MB
Tue 23 Jan 2018

Amelia Berry (Polyester, Amamelia) came up for a chat with Hunter about some of the tracks that influenced her creative processes and development as an artist.

Virna Lindt - Underwater Boy
Aztec Camera - All I Need Is Everything
Sophie and Peter Johnston - Sold On You

Morning Glory with Hunter: Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

Morning Glory with Hunter: Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 Morning Glory with Hunter: Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018, 214.54 MB
Tue 23 Jan 2018

This week on Tuesday Morning Glory Hunter chats with Amelia Berry (Polyester, Amamelia) on My Morning Mixtape, as well as playing new songs from Tom Misch / Loyle Carner, Porches and P.H.F.

I/V w/ Tom Russo: January 23, 2018

I/V w/ Tom Russo: January 23, 2018 I/V w/ Tom Russo: January 23, 2018, 29.17 MB
Tue 23 Jan 2018

In a New Zealand exclusive, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever singer/songwriter Tom Russo calls in to speak to Mike ahead of the band's first performance on our shores at this year's Laneway Festival. Also premiering the group's first single from their debut full length, Tom talks inspirations, privileges and 'keeping it covered'. Keeping what covered? Well...

Get your Laneway tickets HERE.

Oxfam: A new billionaire every two days

Oxfam: A new billionaire every two days Oxfam: A new billionaire every two days, 28.15 MB
Tue 23 Jan 2018

“Reward Work Not Wealth”, that is the title of Oxfam’s newest wealth and inequality report.

According to the report, 82% of the wealth generated last year went to the richest one percent of the global population, while the 3.7 billion people who make up the poorest half got nothing.

Oxfam NZ adds that the situation in New Zealand isn't much better: Of the wealth created last year, the richest 1% own 28%, while the poorest 30% of the population received less than 1%.

Reuben McLaren spoke to Rachael Le Mesurier to find out more.