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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 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.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 17, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 17, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 17, 2019, 319.43 MB
Tue 17 Sep 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Straight into a catch up with His Worship this morning; we've got a classic for Second Guessing; Lulu Macrae from the Whammy pops in for a chat about the Whammyfest 2019; Sam's back for Viewmaster with a binge-worthy series; and Fabio comes up for Ready, Steady, Learn to teach us about human-computer interaction with music technology, hefty stuff. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 16, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 16, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 16, 2019, 316.19 MB
Mon 16 Sep 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rachel and Tess talk about their pets; Penelope gives us the history of the pocket; Tony tells us Cadrona has had a spring dump of snow; Jenna's found Margaret Atwood's new book compelling, predictable and satisfying; and Natural Ange helps a couple of callers out with their ailments. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 13, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 13, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 13, 2019, 323.09 MB
Fri 13 Sep 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Nothing like a little bit of sun in the studio to wake you up for Friday; Dr. Kirsten Zemke brings in a genre she calls 'baby making music', her words, not ours; and Zoë's got theatre reckons from dawn to dusk for your weekend. Get thinking about your NZVAPOR Top 95 picks, we know it's tough.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 12, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 12, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 12, 2019, 319.72 MB
Thu 12 Sep 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: There's a lot going on in politics, and David Slack is in the studio to help us make sense of it all; Leisha's talking a meal that's close to her heart, curry; Tom Scott and Tom Broome pop up to bFM to talk about YGB Records and Don't Quit Your Day Job; Troy brings in some vinyl... And Tess drops it; and Amelia takes us back to last night, where she counts down the Top Ten.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 11, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 11, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 11, 2019, 319.89 MB
Wed 11 Sep 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rob's full of spooky surprises this morning; Deputy Leader of The National Party, Paula Bennett talks to Rachel in the middle of a difficult week in politics; The Mind Trench searches for the Loch Ness monster; and Paul Horan talks comedy in Aotearoa, an untapped history. Plus, 95bFM News Director, Lillian Hanly shares some aroha for Te Reo Māori.

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: January 22, 2020

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: January 22, 2020 The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: January 22, 2020, 18.85 MB
Wed 22 Jan 2020

Rob's here with a goodie bag of all sorts. From mad honey to the world's biggest sandwich, oh and how could we forget cheesey cannonballs? 

Mediabatt w/ Tim Batt: January 22, 2020

Mediabatt w/ Tim Batt: January 22, 2020 Mediabatt w/ Tim Batt: January 22, 2020, 17.47 MB
Wed 22 Jan 2020

We're back with Tim Batt, and with little news on the sale of TV Three or the RNZ and TVNZ merger, there's still plenty to talk about in the realm of name suppression and youth radio stations. Always something happening in the media, eh?

Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: January 21, 2020

Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: January 21, 2020 Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: January 21, 2020, 11.34 MB
Tue 21 Jan 2020

Sam joins us for a chilling review of The Outsider (2020), an adaptation of the Stephen King novel. And, of course, we expect nothing less than a thrilling, supernatural mystery. But is it worth waiting a week for each episode? Sam reckons.

Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff: January 21, 2020

Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff: January 21, 2020 Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff: January 21, 2020, 23.14 MB
Tue 21 Jan 2020

The Mayor chats to Rachel, this morning, about LGBTQI homelessness, another rise in AT Transport fares, and some potential solutions to our housing crisis.

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Dr. David Welch: January 21, 2020

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Dr. David Welch: January 21, 2020 David Welch: January 21, 2020, 90.18 MB
Tue 21 Jan 2020

The University of Auckland's Head of the Audiology Section, Dr. David Welch, joins us in studio to teach us a little bit about why loud music feels so good, and what potential damage we might be doing to our hearing. Yikes.

Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: January 20, 2020

Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: January 20, 2020 Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: January 20, 2020, 13.93 MB
Mon 20 Jan 2020

High-Vis is nothing but practical and fabulous and Penelope Noir is here to give us the low down on how this shiny fabric made it's way into legislation and whether we should bring back fluro...?

Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming: January 17, 2020

Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming: January 17, 2020 Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming: January 17, 2020, 8.39 MB
Fri 17 Jan 2020

Zoë's back from her holiday with some reckons on what's good in theatre this week. Get yourself along to the Shakespeare Pop-Up Globe to catch the ol' classic Romeo & Juliet. And following that theme, Auckland's Shakespeare in the Park 2020 is on at the Pumphouse, so why not make a weekend of it?

I/V w/ Sarah Mary Chadwick: January 17, 2020

I/V w/ Sarah Mary Chadwick: January 17, 2020 I/V w/ Sarah Mary Chadwick: January 17, 2020, 24.14 MB
Fri 17 Jan 2020

Melbourne-based NZ muso Sarah Mary Chadwick spoke to Rachel about her upcoming new album "Please Daddy", and her Fringe Town 2020 performance in February. She will be performing her 2019 album "The Queen Who Stole the Sky" on the Auckland Town Hall's grand organ- it's going to be a special night! 

Fabians Hollywood w/ Fabian Fanboy: January 17, 2020

Fabians Hollywood w/ Fabian Fanboy: January 17, 2020 Fabians Hollywood w/ Fabian Fanboy: January 17, 2020, 13.79 MB
Fri 17 Jan 2020

Fabian Fanboy jumps into the realm of TV for a minute before sharing his top picks of films to catch this weekend. Get yourself along to Bombshell, Fabian reckons. If you're looking for a trip down memory lane, Bad Boys for Life and Dolittle are both out this weekend but attend at your own risk, warns Fabian.

Political Commentary w/ David Slack: January 16, 2020

Political Commentary w/ David Slack: January 16, 2020 Political Commentary w/ David Slack: January 16, 2020, 19.69 MB
Thu 16 Jan 2020

David Slack made it through the incredible Krypton Factor trials of getting into the 95bFM on-air studio this morning (there are a lot of construction works about), so you know his opinion is an intelligent one indeed. He and Rachel talk housing, elections, campaigning and everything else that makes people pull the covers over their eyes. Rather.