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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 Wire with Jemima: April 24, 2019

The Wire with Jemima: April 24, 2019 The Wire with Jemima: April 24, 2019, 102.29 MB
Wed 24 Apr 2019

This week on the Wednesday Wire Lillian and Sherry were away so Jemima and Lachlan held down the fort. On the show, AUT senior lecturer Marcus Jones was in studio for Dear Science where he talked pig brains, genetic height and sexual harrassment in university science departments. Lillian spoke to Urban Advisory's Greer O'Donnell about shaping Aotearoa's cities. Finally, Jemima talked to Ricardo Menendez March from Auckland Action Against Poverty about the government scrapping a capital gains tax. 

The Tuesday Wire; April 23, 2019

The Tuesday Wire; April 23, 2019 The Tuesday Wire; April 23, 2019, 104.97 MB
Tue 23 Apr 2019

The full show podcast for the beautiful mess that is the Tuesday Wire. Today we cover ANZAC day and Aotearoa's military, the new environmental report and the international week of rebellion. A big thank you to every one who made this show happen. 

This day in history: 18th April, 2019

This day in history: 18th April, 2019 This day in history: 18th April, 2019, 20.25 MB
Thu 18 Apr 2019

This day in history goes back to 1949 for the official creation of the Republic of Ireland.

The Wire with Olivia: April 18, 2019

The Wire with Olivia: April 18, 2019 The Wire with Olivia: April 18, 2019, 63.99 MB
Thu 18 Apr 2019

Labour’s Andrew Little is here for his weekly chat - Lillian Hanly speaks with him about the capital gains tax, hate speech and more.

After that, Laura Kvigstad gives us a report on the capital gains tax.

Next, Olivia Holdsworth talks to lawyer Steven Moe about the legal frameworks surrounding social enterprises in New Zealand.

Laura then speaks with Green MP Golriz Ghahraman about identity politics.

And finally we hear from Ben Goldson with This Day in History going back to 1949 for the creation of the Republic of Ireland.

Capital Gains Smacks with Laura Kvigstad: 18th of April, 2019

Capital Gains Smacks with Laura Kvigstad: 18th of April, 2019 Capital Gains Smacks with Laura Kvigstad: 18th of April, 2019, 23.23 MB
Thu 18 Apr 2019

Yesterday it was announced a capital gains tax would not be adopted by current government. As noted by Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, the coalition couldn't come to a consensus on this matter. Laura Kvigstad explains what this means in terms of New Zealand economic development, our relationship to investment in the housing market as well as the power dynamic between landlords to vulnerable tennants. 

 

Legal Frameworks and Social Enterprises with Steven Moe: April 18, 2019

Legal Frameworks and Social Enterprises with Steven Moe: April 18, 2019 Legal Frameworks and Social Enterprises with Steven Moe: April 18, 2019, 7.37 MB
Thu 18 Apr 2019

A new report has come out talking about how current company law is hampering the development of New Zealand’s social enterprise sector. Olivia Holdsworth spoke to co-author of the report Steven Moe, about this legal framework and started by asking him to tell her a bit about current company law.

The Wire with Lillian: April 17, 2019

The Wire with Lillian: April 17, 2019 The Wire with Lillian: April 17, 2019, 106.92 MB
Wed 17 Apr 2019

On Dear Science with AUT’s Allan Blackman we are talking black holes and cancer causes.

Sherry Zhang talks to Jackson Rao about the importance of having diverse community events, especially for new migrants.

Lillian Hanly speaks with Qiane Matata-Sipu, creator and founder of Nuku, a creative project showcasing 100 kickass indigenous women.

We have part 6.1 of Economic Anxiety with Rod Oram where we are dealing with politics around finance closer to home.

International desk with Lisa: Julian Assange's arrest, April 16th, 2019

International desk with Lisa: Julian Assange's arrest, April 16th, 2019 International desk with Lisa: Julian Assange's arrest, April 16th, 2019, 13.32 MB
Tue 16 Apr 2019

June 19th, 2012: Julian Assange enters the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, UK, to escape potential extradition to Sweden after allegations of sexual assault and rape. 

April 11th, 2019: Assange is arrested by the British police, and could face extradition to the United States. 

What happened? Lisa explains. 

The Tuesday Wire; April 16, 2019

The Tuesday Wire; April 16, 2019 The Tuesday Wire; April 16, 2019, 108.53 MB
Tue 16 Apr 2019

The full show podcast for the beautiful mess that is the Tuesday Wire. Today we cover oil exploration, optics in politics, Julian Assange and Rāhina Hauora. A big thank you to every one who made this show happen. 

More pay for midwives: April 15, 2019

More pay for midwives: April 15, 2019 More pay for midwives: April 15, 2019, 21.72 MB
Mon 15 Apr 2019

Midwives employed by District Health Boards have settled with the government over pay and conditions. Negotiations have been long winded, beginning in 2013 and going through a number of mediations, strikes action, and discussions. Salaries will go up by 17.5% next year, meaning newly trained midwives will make almost $60,000 a year. Lachlan spoke with Jill Ovens, Co Leader Industrial for MERAS, the midwives union in Aotearoa about the agreement.

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 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 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 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