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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 3, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 3, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 3, 2019, 316.74 MB
Thu 3 Oct 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rachel & Tess are talking Silver Scrolls this morning; David Slack pops into the studio to grab himself a coffee and talk politics; we're left hungry after chatting about pizza with Leisha; we hear from a few of the winners and finalists from the 2019 APRA Silver Scroll Awards last night; and Troy brings in his hot picks for the week. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 2, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 2, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 2, 2019, 319.94 MB
Wed 2 Oct 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Aw, what a beautiful sunrise streaming into the Breakfast studio this morning; Rob enlightens us on some pyschological traits that we all seem to possess; the Prime Minister's on the line to catch up with some of the politics that we've seen in the last month; and Show Me Shorts Film Festival Director, Gina Dellabarca, pops in to talk us through watching 2000 short films and what made the line up. 

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.

From The Crate w/ Troy Ferguson: October 17, 2019

From The Crate w/ Troy Ferguson: October 17, 2019 From The Crate w/ Troy Ferguson: October 17, 2019, 30.87 MB
Thu 17 Oct 2019

LP exploration with the ever-knowledgeable Troy, featuring the following new cakes and/or tasty re-releases:

  • Geraldo Pino - Power To The People
  • Ana Mazzotti - Sou / Em Acalanto
  • Allah Lahs - Holding Pattern

All available from and thanks to Southbound Records.

I/V w/ Cristian Dinamarca: October 17, 2019

I/V w/ Cristian Dinamarca: October 17, 2019 I/V w/ Cristian Dinamarca: October 17, 2019, 20.29 MB
Thu 17 Oct 2019

Swedish-Chilean DJ Dinamarca, and co-founder of the Staycore label, is in Aotearoa for the first time to play at Whammy backroom thanks to Community Garden! Rachel spoke to Dinamarca about music, how he got into DJ-ing and the community of artists he works with around the world. Tune in and head along to the gig tonight! 

Political Commentary w/ Prof. Jennifer Curtin: October 17, 2019

Political Commentary w/ Prof. Jennifer Curtin: October 17, 2019 Jennifer Curtin: October 17, 2019, 19.81 MB
Thu 17 Oct 2019

We've got Professor Jennifer Curtin on the line bright and early this morning to get a good dose of what's happening in politics. Talking polls, the latest local elections, and new regulations for University accommodation.

Breakfast Food w/ Leisha Jones: October 17, 2019

Breakfast Food w/ Leisha Jones: October 17, 2019 Breakfast Food w/ Leisha Jones: October 17, 2019, 13.45 MB
Thu 17 Oct 2019

Giving the listeners what they want, and talking actual breakfast food on Breakfast Food, this morning. Leisha's talking breakfast foods from around the world, leaving Rachel and Tess salivating for something more than muesli.

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: October 16, 2019

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: October 16, 2019 The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: October 16, 2019, 16.61 MB
Wed 16 Oct 2019

Rob's talking about the Pavlovian theory this morning, something he's not a huge fan of. From dog food to bells, this marketing technique is one that Rob reckons is just stink. Tune in to find out more about this classic conditioning.

Natural Ange w/ Angela Haldane: October 16, 2019

Natural Ange w/ Angela Haldane: October 16, 2019 Natural Ange w/ Angela Haldane: October 16, 2019, 96.51 MB
Wed 16 Oct 2019

That's right, she's back! Natural Ange is here, once a month, to make sure you're all holding up okay. This month, covering sore toes, period cramps, CBD oil, and inflammation. Good stuff.

What's Up? w/ Jacinda Ardern: October 16, 2019

What's Up? w/ Jacinda Ardern: October 16, 2019 What's Up? w/ Jacinda Ardern: October 16, 2019, 11.7 MB
Wed 16 Oct 2019

Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, dials in this week to talk about the political polling, new regulations for university accommodations and the funding boost for tackling online extremism. Big week in politics.

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Riley Phillips-Harris: October 15, 2019

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Riley Phillips-Harris: October 15, 2019 Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Riley Phillips-Harris: October 15, 2019, 76.38 MB
Tue 15 Oct 2019

This mornings guest for Ready, Steady, Learn is the multi-talented, Riley Phillips-Harris. Blues Award winner talks about his life as taekwondo world champion, budding lawyer and stunt man. Featuring in films like Mortal
Engines
, Avatar 2 and 3, the Shannara Chronicles, Riley chats to Rachel about life in the stunt world and taking out the taekwondo championship.

Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: October 15, 2019

Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: October 15, 2019 Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: October 15, 2019, 11.99 MB
Tue 15 Oct 2019

Sam brings it back to some local shows this week, and after binging Educators on TVNZ last night, he's impressed. These 15 minute episodes are full of relatable content and real laughs-out-loud, plus a load of familar faces. Sam reckons this is definitely worth your time.

Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff: October 15, 2019

Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff: October 15, 2019 Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff: October 15, 2019, 22.12 MB
Tue 15 Oct 2019

As the local election votes were revealed over the weekend, we return to our weekly chat with our new (returning) Mayor, Phil Goff. Talking goals for this next term as Mayor, youth councillors and his newborn grandson (aww).