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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.

The Tuesday Wire; April 30, 2019

The Tuesday Wire; April 30, 2019 The Tuesday Wire; April 30, 2019, 104.86 MB
Tue 30 Apr 2019

The full show podcast for the Tuesday Wire for the 30th of April, 2019. This week we discuss Active transport, First Fridays and Sudan. A huge thank you to everyone who spoke to us and helped make this show happen. 

The state of prisons w Liam Martin: April 29, 2019

The state of prisons w Liam Martin: April 29, 2019 The state of prisons w Liam Martin: April 29, 2019, 22.44 MB
Mon 29 Apr 2019

A recent report was released into the conditions of three prisons by the Office of the INspectorate (Corrections), finding low staffing numbers were straining conditions.  These are different from the independent Ombudsman’s reports that have been coming out in recent years, and have been quite critical of prisons in Aotearoa. The report highlighted the difficulty facing mental health facilities, overcrowding, and violence in prisons. Last week some corrections officers called for prisoners who assault them to have their sentences extended I spoke with Dr Liam Martin from Victoria University about the report and corrections officers.

 

Zero Tolerance for Racism?: April 29, 2019

Zero Tolerance for Racism?: April 29, 2019 Zero Tolerance for Racism?: April 29, 2019, 29.64 MB
Mon 29 Apr 2019

On Wednesday the 1st of May the Auckland University Students Association (AUSA) will hold a hui at Waipapa marae called "Zero Tolerance?". The hui aims to focus discussion around experiences of discrimination, harassment and bullying at the University of Auckland to determine how the university can build a stronger, more effective policy against these issues. This comes in the wake of white supremacist groups appearing on campus and many students feeling like this is not properly addressed by the university. 

The Wire with Jemima: April 29, 2019

The Wire with Jemima: April 29, 2019 The Wire with Jemima: April 29, 2019, 97.83 MB
Mon 29 Apr 2019

This week on the Monday Wire, Jemima speaks to Auckland University Students Association Education Vice President, George Barton, regarding white supremacy at the University of Auckland campus. Southern Cross is back with the latest in Pacific news. Lachlan talks to Doctor Liam Martin from the University of Victoria about a recent report into prisons and calls for prisoners that assault prison officers to have their sentences extended. Finally, Jemima speaks to Green Party co-leader, James Shaw, about the impact of the tourism industry on greenhouse gas emissions. 

The Wire with Lillian: March 27, 2019

The Wire with Lillian: March 27, 2019 The Wire with Lillian: March 27, 2019, 116.39 MB
Sat 27 Apr 2019

On Dear Science today with AUT’s Marcus Jones we talk about a possible solution to the storage of renewable energy problem, the identity of jack the ripper, and an update on the all female space walk.

We speak to a representative of the organisers of the Jummah Remembrance vigil that happened in the domain Friday night who responds to those saying the vigil became too “political”

Sherry speaks to Helen Bowen, a criminal barrister, on Restorative justice and the positive impacts for the victim, offender and community affected. .

And lastly, Rosabel Tan from the Pantograph Punch talks us through some of the talks they’ve organised recently for the Auckland Arts Festival

 

This day in history: 26th April, 2019

This day in history: 26th April, 2019 This day in history: 26th April, 2019, 25.41 MB
Fri 26 Apr 2019

This day in history goes back to 1960 for the resignation of South Korean President Syngman Rhee, after mass protests.

The Safety Net:April 26th, 2019

The Safety Net:April 26th, 2019 The Safety Net:April 26th, 2019, 22.14 MB
Fri 26 Apr 2019

Louis speaks with Martin Cocker from Netsafe about the government's plans to restrict violent and extremist content on the internet.

The Wire with Laura: 26th of April, 2019

The Wire with Laura: 26th of April, 2019 The Wire with Laura: 26th of April, 2019, 128.16 MB
Fri 26 Apr 2019

Urban Advisory on Shaping New Zealand Cities: April 24, 2019

Urban Advisory on Shaping New Zealand Cities: April 24, 2019 Urban Advisory on Shaping New Zealand Cities: April 24, 2019, 32.21 MB
Wed 24 Apr 2019

Cities in Aotearoa need improvement. Urban Advisory is a group aimed at implementing diversity, new design and new living expectations to affect real change in how we shape our urban centres. Lillian Hanly spoke to Greer O'Donnell from the Urban Advisory about their vision for Aotearoa. 

Canning the Capital Gains Tax: April 24, 2019

Canning the Capital Gains Tax: April 24, 2019 Canning the Capital Gains Tax: April 24, 2019, 18.68 MB
Wed 24 Apr 2019

Last week Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced that the government would be canning the discussions around implementing a capital gains tax. Auckland Action Against Poverty coordinator, Ricardo Menendez March, says this is disappointing. Jemima speaks to Ricardo about how the government's decision will affect New Zealanders.

The National Party with Denise Lee: 24th of May, 2019

The National Party with Denise Lee: 24th of May, 2019 The National Party with Denise Lee: 24th of May, 2019, 36.98 MB
Fri 24 May 2019

Neighbourhood Watch with Zoe Kounadis: 24th of May, 2019

Neighbourhood Watch with Zoe Kounadis: 24th of May, 2019 Neighbourhood Watch with Zoe Kounadis: 24th of May, 2019, 16.09 MB
Fri 24 May 2019

Labour's Stuart Nash on Budget Day and Bullying: May 23, 2019

Labour's Stuart Nash on Budget Day and Bullying: May 23, 2019 Labour's Stuart Nash on Budget Day and Bullying: May 23, 2019, 10.51 MB
Thu 23 May 2019

This week, Minister for Police, Fisheries, Revenue, and Small Business Stuart Nash is here filling in for Andrew Little. Minister Nash talked with host Stewart Sowman-Lund about the Government’s wellbeing budget a week out from Budget Day. Are there going to be any surprises?

Plus, a new report has revealed parliament is a toxic worksplace… with a systemic bullying problem. What does Minister Nash make of it all? 

 

The Green Desk: May 21, 2019

The Green Desk: May 21, 2019 The Green Desk: May 21, 2019, 18.69 MB
Tue 21 May 2019

At the Green Desk, We had the privilige of talking to the organisers of the upcoming student climate strikes about our no longer impending climate crisis and climate action. 

The Southern Cross: May 20, 2019

The Southern Cross: May 20, 2019 The Southern Cross: May 20, 2019, 23.82 MB
Mon 20 May 2019

This week on the Southern Cross, Jemima and Lachlan speak to Pacific Media Watch contributing editor Michael Andrew. They discuss the Australian election, the Papua New Guinea government turmoil, the New Caledonian elections, the University of the South Pacific's abuse allegations, and the UN Secretary General's visit to New Zealand. 

The ETS and Pacific Climate Policy w/ James Shaw: May 20, 2019

The ETS and Pacific Climate Policy w/ James Shaw: May 20, 2019 The ETS and Pacific Climate Policy w/ James Shaw: May 20, 2019, 20.07 MB
Mon 20 May 2019

With the recent introduction of the Zero Carbon Bill in parliament and reforms to the Emissions Trading Scheme, Jemima spoke to Green Party co-leader James Shaw about climate policy. They began by discussing the Emissions Trading Scheme, the affect of New Zealand's climate policies on the Pacific and the cannabis referendum. 

The Big Q: Can we save the planet from a sixth mass extinction? May 20, 2019

The Big Q: Can we save the planet from a sixth mass extinction? May 20, 2019 The Big Q: Can we save the planet from a sixth mass extinction? May 20, 2019, 17.08 MB
Mon 20 May 2019

Planet Earth has faced five mass extinctions in its lifetime. Now we may be facing the sixth. What have we learned from the previous mass extinctions that can help us avoid a total collapse? Can humanity rescue the planet that it has imperiled? Maria Armoudian talks to Annalee Newitz and Elizabeth Kolbert about how we can avoid a sixth mass extinction.


The Big Q website: www.thebigq.org
 

The National Party with Denise Lee: 17th of May, 2019

The National Party with Denise Lee: 17th of May, 2019 The National Party with Denise Lee: 17th of May, 2019, 36.33 MB
Fri 17 May 2019

Neighbourhood Watch with Zoe Kounadis: 17th of May, 2019

Neighbourhood Watch with Zoe Kounadis: 17th of May, 2019 Neighbourhood Watch with Zoe Kounadis: 17th of May, 2019, 10.23 MB
Fri 17 May 2019