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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.
It is of course Te Wiki o Te Reo and we’re learning about a very exciting new app that you may have heard of. It’s called Kupu, and you can use it to take a photo of virtually anything, and the app will tell you the Reo word for it. Lisa Paraku is a Business Manager from Spark who helped to launch the app, so Mary-Margaret spoke to her about how the initiative started.
This week, we sit down for a little discussion regarding updates of two subjects previously covered. We speak about the new developments around the Windrush Scandal that has seen British citizens of Commonwealth descent wrogfully detained and reported. We also discuss recent comments around the Irish border issue from politicians both British and Irish.
This week is te wiki o te reo Maori (Maori language week) and Auckland museum will have multiple events to celebrate te reo maori. Producer Damian Rowe spoke to Auckland Musuem's publicist Bex Martelletti about the programmes planned for te wiki o te reo maori and significance of the week.
Today on the Wire, Damian spoke with Bex Martelletti from the Auckland Museum about Te Wiki o te Reo Māori at the museum. Our regular segment with the Southern Cross focused on the arrest of two Burmese journalists, concern in Fiji over power of their military and the discussion of climate change in the 49th Pacific Islands Forum. Dan talked to David Hines from Secular Education Network about religious instruction in state schools. Jemima spoke with Green Party MP, Chlöe Swarbrick, about Te Reo as a core curriculum by 2025 and the Education Amendment Bill.
This day in history takes us back to 1972, for the deaths of several Israeli athletes, along with their coaches and members of the Black September organisation which had taken them hostage during the Munich olympics.
Reporter Oscar Perress talk to Dr Ngaire Hart, the expert on Ngaro Huruhuru (Native Bees) in Aotearoa New Zealand. For Bee Aware month, ahead of the upcoming conservation weeks, they discussed the state of native bees and local conservation efforts buzzing around.
It’s Wire Worry Week and we’re learning about endangered species. Oscar talks to Dr Ngaire Hart about one of the most endangered species: bees. Mary-Margaret speaks to Susan Jordan, the creator of a feminist dance show that will be on at TAPAC later this month. We catch up with Andrew Little again, this week he spoke about the launch of an international human rights book, and family justice reform. And finally, Ben’s giving us another This Day in History, this week he takes us back to 1972 for the Munich Olympics Massacre.