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.
Producer Conor spoke with Simonette Bouler, of Community Law Canterbury, about the issue of independence in beneficiary investigation and appeal methods. He asked her what the process involves for beneficiaries when undergoing an appeal, and the discrepancies in investigations and rulings.
Lachlan spoke with Ti Lamusse from People Against Prisons Aotearoa about his experiences of the protests against the New Zealand Defence Industry Association 2017 Forum in Wellington earlier this week. Reporter Mack Smith spoke with NZDIA Deputy Chair Andrew Ford about his view on the protests.
Foundation North, has awarded Auckland City Mission a $10m grant, to assist with the funding of a multi-million dollar project to develop it's infrastructure. Reporter Reuben Mclaren began by speaking with Foundation North chief executive Jennifer Gills to find out a litle bit more about the foundation and the grant.
India speaks to Charlotte Graham, a New Zealand journalist who has analysed the sexism that pervades the feedback women who work in broadcasting have to deal with, both online or as texts coming into their studio.
She then speaks to Lillian, Jogai, Lisa and Laura from the bFM news team about their response to the research and whether this is something that has affected them, or their perception of a career in journalism.
Today on on The Wire, Mack has a report on a peace protest in Wellington, Lucy looks at MMP and some of the misconceptions around it. On The Green Desk, Jack Marshall looks at how climate change is hurting baby crocodiles. Finally, we speak to Charlotte Graham about her research into the gendered harassment of women broadcasters, and news team members Jogai and Lillian join us for a chat about this topic.