Listen back to features and interviews from 95bFM's daily news & current affairs show, The Wire. Your hosts Jemima Huston, Mary-Margaret Slack, Lillian Hanly, Lachlan Balfour and Laura Kvigstad focus on the issues of Tāmaki Makaurau and elsewhere, in independent-thinking bFM style. Weekdays 12-1pm on 95bFM.
Sherry completes her final piece on Indonesia and brings the issue back home to question New Zealand's waste management with Environment Minister Eugenie Sage.
Sherry visits Bantar Gebang: South East Asia’s largest landfill and talks to Resa Boenard, the founder of BGBJ, the school on the landfill to discuss waste managment. In part one, Sherry talks to the trash-pickers of Bantar Gebang, and the dangerous work often undertaken to provide for their families. In part two, she interviews the women and children of the three thousand families who live on the landfill, and Resa shares the importance of education for the kids.
Sherry begins by asking Resa on the imminent closure of the landfill as it reaches maximum capacity, with no long term solution in place. You can find out more and support BGBJ by visiting their website. The hostel on site is open to hosting volunteers to help out with lessons.
A discussion with Stuff Editor in Chief, Patrick Crewdson, about the media and Stuff's framing of the Climate crisis. We look at the effect of the media, the current coverage and started by looking at Stuff's in house writing practice.
The Full show podcast for the Wire of the 11th of June, 2019.
Listen in to hear features on Again Again reusable cups at the Green Desk, a passage on Indigenous Archaeology with Makere Rika-Heke, Cycling to save our coastlines in the Community garden and a discussion on the media framing of the climate crisis with the Editor in Chief at Stuff, Patrick Crewdson.
All topped off with production from Bronwyn Wilde. A big thank you to everyone involved that helped make this happen.
A discussion on the field of Indigenous Archaeology. We were lucky enough to be joined by Makere Rika-Heke to learn about what it is, how it differs from mainstream archaeology and what it means to Aotearoa.
Over the weekend, Te Uepū Hāpai i te Ora - the Safe and Effective Justice Advisory Group published He Waka Roimata, a report that shares discussions with New Zealander's about the state of the ciriminal justice system. The report found long-standing issues of racisim, bias and a sense of people being unheard and misunderstood. Jemima spoke to AUT Law Professor, Khylee Quince, about her thoughts on the report and why transformative change is necessary to make a significant change.
Revolution Creative is a website funded by the Ministry of Social Development that is aiming to get creatives involved in business ventures and businesses to utilise creatives that they may not have had access to it before. Lillian Hanly spoke to Lily Richards, the Marketing Lead for Revolution Creative, about the initiative.
This week on the Monday Wire, Jemima speaks to AUT Associate Law Professor and Director of Māori and Pacific Development, Khylee Quince, about the Te Uepū Hāpai i te Ora report on the criminal justice system. Southern Cross is back with the latest in Pacific news. Lillian talks to Lily Richards from Revolution Creative about the initiative and encouraging creativity.
This week Zoe from Radio Adelaide talks with Harry about Peter Dutton's comments on the Medevac Law and his atempts to have it repealed. Also tocuh on tax reform and how parties are aligning themselves following the recent elections.
Sceptical that declaring a climate emergency has become a fashionable publicity stunt for
Council’s, Mitch talks to Auckland Council Environment Committee Chair Penny
Hulse following their recent decision to join the bandwagon. So far 623 jurisdictions and
local governments around the world have declared a climate emergency and Mitch is
interested to see what this will mean for Auckland’s future. Mangrove Mitch begins by asking
Penny what a climate emergency declaration entails.
All over the world, and throughout history, music has been a vital part of effecting social and political change. At times the powers-that-be resist that change by oppressing the arts and the artists. Can music bring about social and political change? How has music shaped politics historically and today? Maria Armoudian discusses these questions with Professors Mark LeVine, Josh Kun, and Richard Flacks.
Pacific Media Watch contributing editor, Michael Andrew, talks to the Wire team about the Cook Islands censor's attempted ban of Rocketman, Isreal Folau's controversial comments, successes in Vanautu media and a conference in Bangkok regarding ethics in technology.
This week Jemima speaks to Green Party co-leader James Shaw about the upcoming second reading of the End of Life Choice Bill. The divisive bill will be supported by the whole Green Party despite concern that it does not align with the party's disability policy. Jemima asks James about these issues.
Labour's Andrew Little is back for another week to chat with host Stewart Sowman-Lund. This week - why is the Family Court system a "mess" and how can it be fixed? Plus, with Cantabrians continuing to struggle after the 2011 Earthquake, how is Labour delivering on their election promises?
In the Community Garden, we discuss walking in Aotearoa and the upcoming walking summit this week in Auckland. We had the privilige of talking to Gay Richards, of Living Streets Aotearoa, to hear their thoughts on it all, and what they'd like to see in the future.
This week at the Green Desk, The fan christened 'Mangrove Mitch' speaks to Hannah Blumhardt about the bottle deposit scheme that was introduced to the environment select committee two weeks ago. Bottle deposits schemes are considered an essential tool in waste minimisation and closed loop recycling throughout the world. Mitch and Hannah discuss what the scheme will involve as well as general recycling practice in Aotearoa. Mitch begins by asking Hannah about the issue we are facing with our existing systems and the necessity of getting bottle deposits reintroduced in Aotearoa.