Kelly Enright and producer Laura Kvigstad bring you bFM's daily news & current affairs show, including Neighbourhood Watch with Radio Adelaide's Nicole Wedding, and a chat with National Party MP Jami-Lee Ross.
The Wire is 95bFM's long-running daily bastion of news, current affairs and views through the bFM lens.
Kelly Enright is an AUT Communications student, with a flair for investigative journalism and social justice. She lived in Melbourne for 2 years, occasionally packing her backpack for a few months at a time to venture further north of the equator. Kelly loves chatting with people over black coffee and eating peanut butter from the jar.
On today's show, we speak to drug testing group KnowYourStuff about their latest research. Journalist Gia Garrick takes us through the highs and lows of working in the parliamentary press gallery, and covering her first election.
On The Green Desk, Jack Marshall has a chat with Dr Alexander Taylor about one of the great mysteries of intellect in animals
Lillian speaks with Valerie Morse who was arrested in the 2007 Urewera terror raids, and we hear from Te Rangikaiwhiria Kemara who is seeking a pardon. And we speak to ABC journalist Hagar Cohen about revelations New Zealand’s high commissioner to Fiji was threatened with expulsion from the country last year.
Yesterday was the tenth anniversary of the infamous 2007 Tuhoe police raids. The raids were a series of armed arrests carried out on Tuhoe in response to an alleged military-style training camp in the Urewera mountains near Ruatoki. Reporter Sam Smith looks back on the raids and explores what has happened since.
These days, its seems that public transport is the buzz word on the lips of The Auckland Council and Auckland Transport. The lack of support around parking in Auckland City is affecting retailers, with a notion in the public that it is too hard to find a parking space around town. Leonard Powell caught up with Pauanesia owner Heather Gerbic, to get an idea of what retailers are facing in Tamaki Makaurau.
This week we talk veganism: the benefits and criticisms. Dr John Livesey chats about the environmental degradation that is occuring through our meat and dairy production, and Luke Burrows of Wiseboys Burgers tells us about the increasing popularity in vegan food consumption.
Producer Laura talked with Auckland University Craccum Magazine’s Sports Columnist, Mark Fullerton and Illustrations Editor, Isobel Gledhill on the upcoming referendum that may result in funding cuts for the Universities Paper.