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95bFM Breakfast with Rachel

95bFM Breakfast w Rachel

Listen back to feature interviews and performances from the 95bFM Breakfast Show. Weekly features (such as Loose Reads or Travelling Tunes) all have their own feeds, so to listen or subscribe, pick and choose from the bCasts list on the right.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 1, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 1, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 1, 2019, 321.8 MB
Tue 1 Oct 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Up bright and early to get your Breakfast on time; showcasing the bFM listeners music knowledge in Second Guessing; His Worship dials in from Bethells Beach to talk PR, North Te Papa, and housing; Sam brings us his personal take on The Politician, and reminds everyone to vote; and Dr. Tamasailau Suaali joins us to talk about her research into Māori and Samoan peoples experiences of the youth justice system. Thankful for the tasty Altura coffee with Breakfast, this morning.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 30, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 30, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 30, 2019, 321.62 MB
Mon 30 Sep 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Daylight savings is upon up us, and we're feeling it; reminiscing on last Friday's very cute NZVAPOR Top 95; lucky for us, Tami Neilson pops into the studio for a cute cuppa tea and a chat; and Suri's here for Loose Reads with On Fire by Naomi Klein, very topical. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 27, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 27, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 27, 2019, 321.8 MB
Fri 27 Sep 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: What a glorious morning to start counting down the NZVAPOR Top 95; Dr. Kirsten Zemke pops in to join the fun, bringing Bossa Nova to the party; and Johanna's back for Stage Direction, this week talking about her must-see performances. A special day for 95bFM as we countdown the Top 95 songs voted by the listeners. Arohanui.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 26, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 26, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 26, 2019, 320.2 MB
Thu 26 Sep 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Straight into some politics this morning with Rod Oram, talking climate strikes and economics; Stella Donnelly takes the stage for the Laneway Spotlight; Leisha's indulging in a celebration of veg; Troy brings us his selections From The Crate with a couple helpful facts; and Amelia talks democracy on the Top Ten last night.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 25, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 25, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 25, 2019, 321.18 MB
Wed 25 Sep 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rachel's back for Breakfast with two very expensive pieces of paper; the Deputy Leader of the Opposition, Paula Bennett talks about the climate strikes, the Royal Commission Inquiry, and NZ history in schools; Rob talks about Greta Thunberg's moving UN speech, and the Lord of the Rings; and Kura Forrester pops into the studio about HUMP and winning the Billy T Award. Another rainy Spring morning in Tāmaki.

95bFM Breakfast with Pearl: September 24, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Pearl: September 24, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Pearl: September 24, 2019, 322.28 MB
Tue 24 Sep 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rachel is off graduating (congrats Rachel) so Pearl is in the drivers seat; His Worship talks to Pearl about vaping, climate strikes and the Kōkako; Sam pops up to talk about Women Who Kill; and Dr. Shane Lavery pops into the studio to talk about the threatened dugong. Always lovely to have you here, Pearl.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 23, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 23, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 23, 2019, 320.7 MB
Mon 23 Sep 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rachel and Tess talk the spring equinox; a round of Second Guessing kick starts your week; Jenna pops in with Patti Smith's latest memoir; and Natural Ange brings some breaking news, don't leave us Ange! All that, and some Laneway excitement to cure your Mondayitis.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 20, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 20, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 20, 2019, 322.63 MB
Fri 20 Sep 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rachel gets Tess to disclose her shortlist for NZVAPOR Top 95 picks; Fabian talks must-see movies; Dr. Kirsten Zemke helps us with all our feelings with some emo; Liz from The Beths pops into the studio for a chat about touring, Sliver Scrolls and homecoming; and Zoë joins us with special guests from Alofa to talk about some tip-top theatre selections. Ahh, Friday at last.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 19, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 19, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 19, 2019, 127.65 MB
Thu 19 Sep 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Sunny morning morning seem to be the speciality on bFM Breakfast this week; Prof. Jennifer Curtin talks about what's been happening with the Labour Party, Brexit and NZ history being compulsory in all schools; Leisha talks asparagus and the elephant in the room; Troy brings in a few longer tracks; and Amelia runs us through the Top Ten and her love for democracy. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 18, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 18, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 18, 2019, 320.28 MB
Wed 18 Sep 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rachel and Tess are in the studio with Rob and Yuki this morning, bright and early; Rob takes us into The Mind Trench looking for money; Spawts pop in ahead of their show tomorrow night to talk about the album release and playing across Aotearoa; and Elyssia, Vaimaila, and Falencie pop in to talk Auckland's vogue scene, and their show at The Basement, Reclamation. Big sunny Wednesday to get you through the week.

What's Up? w/ Paula Bennett: February 26, 2020

What's Up? w/ Paula Bennett: February 26, 2020 What's Up? w/ Paula Bennett: February 26, 2020, 17.55 MB
Wed 26 Feb 2020

Leader of the Opposition, Paula Bennett, dials in to discuss some of the latest topics in poltiics. Covering the Serious Fraud Office investigations, proposed deportation policies, and vaping law changes.

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: February 26, 2020

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: February 26, 2020 The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: February 26, 2020, 18.04 MB
Wed 26 Feb 2020

Rob Bollix joins us this week after discovering the magical world of improvisation. The Mind Trench collides with the world of theatre in this weeks fascinating segment.

Mediabatt w/ Tim Batt: February 26, 2020

Mediabatt w/ Tim Batt: February 26, 2020 Mediabatt w/ Tim Batt: February 26, 2020, 20.1 MB
Wed 26 Feb 2020

After an eventful week in the media landscape, Tim runs us through what went down. From NZME trying to buy Stuff to Mediaworks threatening to have Hannah Tamaki on Dancing with the Stars, Tim's here to help us understand.

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Scott Claessens: February 25, 2020

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Scott Claessens: February 25, 2020 Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Scott Claessens: February 25, 2020, 71.69 MB
Tue 25 Feb 2020

Scott Claessens, from the University of Auckland's pyschology department, pops into the studio to chat to Rachel and Tess about his research involving dogs, yawning and empathy. Wholesome.

Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff: February 25, 2020

Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff: February 25, 2020 Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff: February 25, 2020, 24.7 MB
Tue 25 Feb 2020

Rachel talks to the Mayor about the Government's housing plans, an abundance of roadworks around the city, and whether these e-bikes are safe.

I/V w/ Sarah Mary Chadwick: February 25, 2020

I/V w/ Sarah Mary Chadwick: February 25, 2020 I/V w/ Sarah Mary Chadwick: February 25, 2020, 23.34 MB
Tue 25 Feb 2020

Sarah Mary Chadwick is in Auckland for a very special show this thursday night as part of Fringe Town 2020: she will be performing her album 'The Queen Who Stole The Sky' on the Auckland Town Hall's grand organ. Sarah popped into the studio to chat about the project, and her most recent album 'Please Daddy' that came out in January. Whakarongo mai nei- and don't miss the gig!

Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: February 25, 2020

Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: February 25, 2020 Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: February 25, 2020, 13.22 MB
Tue 25 Feb 2020

Sam returns this week with a show that we can't quite wrap our heads around. Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist (2020) is the uplifting musical TV series that we didn't know we needed. Featuring pop tunes you'll definitely know, Sam reckons this show is definitely a great watch, especially if you're dusty.

Loose Reads w/ Jenna Todd: February 24, 2020

Loose Reads w/ Jenna Todd: February 24, 2020 Loose Reads w/ Jenna Todd: February 24, 2020, 12.52 MB
Mon 24 Feb 2020

Jenna's been waiting a while for this book to come into New Zealand, and it didn't disappoint. In the Dream House: A Memoir by Carmen Maria Machado navigates the narrative of an abusive relationship whilst taking a different lens in each chapter. Potentially triggering while also cathartic. 

I/V w/ Reb Fountain: February 24, 2020

I/V w/ Reb Fountain: February 24, 2020 I/V w/ Reb Fountain: February 24, 2020, 13.85 MB
Mon 24 Feb 2020

It's shaping up to be a big year for Reb Fountain, who has just signed to Flying Nun and is releasing a self-titled album in May. She popped into the studio to chat about her latest single 'Samson', and what's on the horizon for her in 2020. 

Travelling Tunes w/ Dr. Kirsten Zemke: February 21, 2020

Travelling Tunes w/ Dr. Kirsten Zemke: February 21, 2020 Kirsten Zemke: February 21, 2020, 26.17 MB
Fri 21 Feb 2020

Dr. Kirsten Zemke brings us Chip Tunes, not salt and vinegar please. Featuring YELLOW MAGIC ORCHESTRA's Yellow Magic (Tong Poo), Crystal Castles' Air War, and Anamanaguchi's Meow