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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: July 25, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 25, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 25, 2019, 321.87 MB
Thu 25 Jul 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: A beautiful, sunny morning in Tāmaki Makaurau; 95bFM News Director, Lillian Hanly, brings us up to date on Ihumātao, with a pocket history of how we got here; Daragh and Delainy from Tūrama Festival pop up from Albert Park to chat about the event this weekend; Maddy from the Māoriland Film Festival at Tūrama joins Rachel to talk about the beautiful Kapiti Coast and the history of their event; Troy brings up a couple of jazzy numbers fresh From The Crate; and Sarah steps in for Amelia with a 95bFM Top Ten round up. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 24, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 24, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 24, 2019, 318.58 MB
Wed 24 Jul 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rachel and Tess have a fully packed show for you; Rob's talking about skin walkers with a touch of football on The Mind Trench; the Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, dials in and talks to Rachel about some of the developments at Ihumātao overnight, gun registers, the Abortion bill and the Zero Carbon bill; Coco Solid comes in to talk about Aroha Bridge, her crack up cartoon that you don't wanna miss; Frances from Rainbow Youth talks about funding and the DHB's peer support services; and Harper Finn pops up to talk about his new singles and going solo. Big bowl of Breakfast for y'all.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 23, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 23, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 23, 2019, 319.77 MB
Tue 23 Jul 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: A beautiful sunrise sets us up for a good Breakfast, Rachel reckons; Search & Destroy! puts another person in the draw; His Worship talks congestion, housing reports, and waste from big corporations; another round of bMovies with Ant Timpson and resident Fashun expert, Penelope Noir; and Dr. Rebecca Deed joins us in studio for some Ready, Steady, Learn about the makings of wine. Oooh, fancy.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 22, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 22, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 22, 2019, 319.17 MB
Mon 22 Jul 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: A lovely sunny morning for Rachel and Tess, nice and crisp; Penelope Noir talks the fashion icon and opera extraordinaire, Maria Callas, after seeing Maria by Callas on the weekend; Jenna brings in a book that she's beaming about; and Natural Ange has some tips for a healthy sleep cycle, exactly what the doctor ordered here on Breakfast radio. Plus, a special announcement for The Others Way.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 19, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 19, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 19, 2019, 321.13 MB
Fri 19 Jul 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rachel's got some tasty Breakfast tunes to get you in the mood for the weekend; Fabian Fanboy talks the long-waited Lion King and NZIFF; Dr. Kirsten Zemke brings in some Bubblegum; And Johanna returns for Stage Direction with a range of arts and culture for you to fill your weekend with. Lots of prizes and some hot tips for staying dry this afternoon.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 18, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 18, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 18, 2019, 320.05 MB
Thu 18 Jul 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: A morning of coffee and some food chat, plus a Wake Up Call to set you up nicely; David Slack joins Rachel for a chat about clean cars and international politicians; Tess caught up with Warpaint for a wee interview where she geeked out; and Troy brings in some party tunes. It's some Thursday Breakfast for ya.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 17, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 17, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 17, 2019, 320.15 MB
Wed 17 Jul 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: We're full of spooky tales this morning; Rachel chats to the Deputy Leader of the Opposition Party, Paula Bennett, after a short hiatus; Rob talks about pointing, because these are just some of the interesting things that keep him up at night; and Rachel chats with Camilia from Zinefest about the world of Zine's. Busy wee morning on 95bFM Breakfast. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 16, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 16, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 16, 2019, 318.95 MB
Tue 16 Jul 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rachel brings a real good Wake Up Call for Tess, apparently she needs it (no pressure); His Worship chats to Rachel about being clean & green and riding yr bike; we're lucky to have the director, Tearepa Kahi to talk to Rachel about Herbs: Songs of Freedom (2019)Flicks Editor, Steve Newall, chats to Rachel about ~populist~ film High Life and the annual film quiz that's part of NZIFF; and Dr. Sara Buttsworth, from the History Department at the University of Auckland, is talking fairytales. A lovely end to some Tuesday Breakfast.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 15, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 15, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 15, 2019, 319.28 MB
Mon 15 Jul 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: A lovely sunny Monday morning to help you with that Mondayitis; Penelope Noir teaches Rachel and Tess how to do their laundry (very important for Fashun); Kiran brings in a collection of short stories that she's very fond off; and Natural Ange helps a couple of callers out with their ailments. A heap of prizes, and some tunes to help you out this morning.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 12, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 12, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 12, 2019, 318.69 MB
Fri 12 Jul 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rachel and Tess are joined in studio by Liv this morning, and it's definitely feeling a lil wintery today; Fabian Fanboy dials in from LA to talk films; Dr. Kirsten Zemke brings in some Hi-NRG, and Rachel's ready to dance; Troy Kingi pops up to the studio to play us a track off his very special new album; and Julia brings us the best weekend in theatre all year, wowee. Keep dry, folks.

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.

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! 

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.

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.

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).