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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: November 15, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 15, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 15, 2019, 318.49 MB
Fri 15 Nov 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Big morning after the VNZMA's, with many exciting awards to be had; Fabian Fanboy calls in from Tinsletown with all sorts of exciting cinema reckons; Dr. Kirsten Zemke is back and bringing us riot grrrl this week; we hear from Jonny and Big Hungry at the VNZMA's last night; and Zoë joins us for some study procrastination in the form of theatre. Get out there and catch that high tide folks.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 14, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 14, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 14, 2019, 324.69 MB
Thu 14 Nov 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rachel's excited about some upcoming tours; Rick promises we'll be fine for Drive Island tomorrow; David Slack's been thinking about maunga; Leisha's been thinking about hangover cures; Danielle sends in a sneak peek of her Church & AP interview; Troy makes a stop at 'the hole in the road'; Amelia's celebrating Kirikiriroa's finest - and apparently, so are you.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 13, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 13, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 13, 2019, 315.09 MB
Wed 13 Nov 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: We're talking Christmas already, yikes; Rob takes us back to the roots of left and right; we've got the Prime Minister on the line to talk Zero Carbon Bill, Armed Response Teams, and changes to partnership visas; Nato from Beastwars pops up to the studio ahead of the VNZMA's and to chat about some other exciting things on the horizon; and Tim Batt gives us the lowdown on some hot media-related takings. Good stuff.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 12, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 12, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 12, 2019, 317.03 MB
Tue 12 Nov 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: A gloomy morning, but nothing like a bitta Breakfast to brighten it up; another tough Second Guessing stumps the listeners; His Worships touches on a few hot topics this week; Steve Newall pops into the studio to talk the Fraud Film Festival; Sam returns to a genre close to his heart whilst reviewing Watchmen; and we're learning about the dark side of tourism with Professor Andreas Neef. Make sure you've packed your umbrella today.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 11, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 11, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 11, 2019, 319.35 MB
Mon 11 Nov 2019

Today ony your bFM Breakfast: It's officially hayfever season folks; Harry Josephine Giles pops into the studio to chat about their play Drone, and other exciting projects, all the way from Scotland; Kiran brings in a real personal fave of hers this week; and of course, special mention to the Bird of the Year, the Hoiho. Aww.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 8, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 8, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 8, 2019, 321.06 MB
Fri 8 Nov 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rachel and Tess embrace loving memories of Shadows next door; Fabian dials in from Hollywood to talk about his top flick picks for the week; we've got very exciting Christmassy news; Johanna gives us some thrilling theatre selections; and Levi from OMG AKL pops up to talk gardens and vegetables! Mmm, delicious.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 7, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 7, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 7, 2019, 132.79 MB
Thu 7 Nov 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: the news is increasingly heckers; Rick Breeze is in two places at once; Dr. Bryce on Winnie-the-Litigious; Leisha's made her own strawberry milk; Troy's brought in some excellent, all vinyl, goodies; and Amelia's not allowed to be salacious, but apparently Sarah is. Sorry. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 6, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 6, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 6, 2019, 320.57 MB
Wed 6 Nov 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Breaking news on Breakfast, Rob's a robot; National MP, Chris Penk, calls in lieu of Paula Bennett, this morning; Liz and Jono of The Beths pop into the studio to chat about their five nominations for the VNZMA's; we're learning about Kirlian photography on The Mind Trench with Rob; Jonathan from Auckland Arts Festival chats with us about the monumental line-up for next year; and Natural Ange is back, this week, with a lot of qualms to sort. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 5, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 5, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 5, 2019, 321.9 MB
Tue 5 Nov 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: It's nice and toasty in the studio for Breakfast this morning; an easy round of Second Guessing for the bFM listenership; His Worship talks climate change, fireworks and dogs; Rachel had a chat with Angel Olsen; we've got special guests from Rediscovering Aotearoa on Viewmaster today; and we're talking Auckland history on Ready, Steady, Learn. Enjoy that sunshine.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 4, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 4, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 4, 2019, 318.16 MB
Mon 4 Nov 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Back after another gloriously sunny weekend; Penelope Noir talks atheleisure; Jenna returns after a short hiatus with a very exciting book; and we've got Bailey Wiley on the line, ahead of the VNZMA's. Nothing like a bit of sunshine to ease you into your Monday.

I/V w/ Matthew Crawley and Dave Taylor: December 13, 2019

I/V w/ Matthew Crawley and Dave Taylor: December 13, 2019 I/V w/ Matthew Crawley and Dave Taylor: December 13, 2019, 11.4 MB
Fri 13 Dec 2019

Feeling Festive? Well, you will be after this: we have Dave and Matthew from Thee Golden Geese in the studio chatting new bands, Xmas tunes and our upcoming Whammy Bar, Wine Cellar and 95bFM Christmas Party! See you there mate. 

Stage Direction w/ Johanna Cosgrove: December 13, 2019

Stage Direction w/ Johanna Cosgrove: December 13, 2019 Stage Direction w/ Johanna Cosgrove: December 13, 2019, 11.52 MB
Fri 13 Dec 2019

Johanna returns for one last time this year, to make sure you know all you need to so you can catch the last of the festive theatre. Get yourself along to the Basement Theatre's annual Christmas show A Frickin Dangerous Space-mas, and Q Theatre's Top Down. Both great, both an absolute must.

Political Commentary w/ Rod Oram: December 12, 2019

Political Commentary w/ Rod Oram: December 12, 2019 Political Commentary w/ Rod Oram: December 12, 2019, 17.96 MB
Thu 12 Dec 2019

Rod Oram dials in a little later than usual this morning in the midst of political upheaval in the UK. Covering the current Election in the UK, Rod Oram runs us through what things are looking like. And bringing it a little closer to home, we talk about the Reserve Bank and fuel.

Breakfast Food w/ Leisha Jones: December 12, 2019

Breakfast Food w/ Leisha Jones: December 12, 2019 Breakfast Food w/ Leisha Jones: December 12, 2019, 13.63 MB
Thu 12 Dec 2019

It's a ham-tastic breakfast food today and we are chatting glazes, cured meat and ham-bags in the lead up to yer festive feasts. Chur! 

From The Crate w/ Troy Ferguson: December 12, 2019

From The Crate w/ Troy Ferguson: December 12, 2019 From The Crate w/ Troy Ferguson: December 12, 2019, 27.53 MB
Thu 12 Dec 2019

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

  • Greg Foat - The Door Into Summer
  • Herbie Hancock - I Thought It Was You
  • Czarface - Dog

All available from and thanks to Southbound Records.

What's Up? w/ Jacinda Ardern: December 11, 2019

What's Up? w/ Jacinda Ardern: December 11, 2019 What's Up? w/ Jacinda Ardern: December 11, 2019, 11.87 MB
Wed 11 Dec 2019

The Prime Minister calls in this morning after an awful week in Aotearoa. Talking to Rachel about the Whakaari / White Island eruption, and the measles outbreak in Samoa.

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: December 11, 2019

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: December 11, 2019 The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: December 11, 2019, 18.56 MB
Wed 11 Dec 2019

Rob brings in a couple of special topics this week. He teaches Rachel and Tess about the effects of Catnip (safe for animals?) and opens up a debate over the best crisp flavour, must to Tess's dismay.

Mediabatt w/ Tim Batt: December 11, 2019

Mediabatt w/ Tim Batt: December 11, 2019 Mediabatt w/ Tim Batt: December 11, 2019, 19.95 MB
Wed 11 Dec 2019

Tim Batt is back with an update on TV Three (spoiler: nothing's changed) and the TVNZ / RNZ situation (still many question marks). Plus a few things on Rupert Murdoch and Huawei. Yikes.

I/V w Buzz Moller: December 11, 2019

I/V w Buzz Moller: December 11, 2019 I/V w Buzz Moller: December 11, 2019, 18.35 MB
Wed 11 Dec 2019

Voom are headlining the 100% GOOD Xmas Shindig at the Leigh Sawmill this weekend, and Buzz popped into studio to chat to us about it. With two tracks in the NZVAPOR Top 95 Countdown, and many years of 95bFM good times under their belt, we are certainly stoked to hear that there might be some new music on the band's horizon... 

I/V w/ Jazmine Mary: December 11, 2019

I/V w/ Jazmine Mary: December 11, 2019 I/V w/ Jazmine Mary: December 11, 2019, 15.34 MB
Wed 11 Dec 2019

Jazmine Mary calls in from the Interislander, whilst between islands, to chat with Rachel about her new single We Like To Party. Ahead of her gig at the Wine Cellar this weekend, Jazmine talks to Rachel about her journey up to Auckland and what the songs about. Get your tickets here