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Kelvin Davis on Prisons

Kelvin Davis on Prisons Kelvin Davis on Prisons, 9 MB
Thu 5 Oct 2017

Harry spoke with Labour deputy leader Kelvin Davis about prisons in Aotearoa and the coalition talks with NZ First that are about to begin.

Legitimising takatāpui

Legitimising takatāpui Legitimising takatāpui, 16.88 MB
Thu 5 Oct 2017

Dr Elizabeth Kerekere and Green Candidate for Ikaroa-Rawhiti argues that pre-colonial Maori were sexually experimental people who openly accepted gender and sexual fluidity. Anyone who didn't fit into heterosexuality was considered "takatāpui". We spoke with Kerekere to discuss takatāpui and it's place in the past and precense for Māori.

The future of St James Theatre

The future of St James Theatre.mp3 mp3, 25.6 MB
Wed 4 Oct 2017

Things have been quiet on the St James restoration front with initial work completed but ongoging work stalling because of issues associated with theplanned apartment tower next door.

95 bFM's Sam Smith spoke to Tina Plunkett from the Save the St James campaign to get an update on what's happening and whether the project will be completed.

Wednesday Wire With Will: 4th of October

Wednesday Wire With Will: 4th of October Wednesday Wire With Will: 4th of October, 103.98 MB
Wed 4 Oct 2017

On todays wire, Will takes over the show in his first of a 4 week stint of hosting the show. Reuben and Will chat to Allan Blackman about another pseudo-science story, about a woman who claimed to cure her own brain cancer with alternative medicine. We also have news cheif Lillian Hanly come into the studio to talk about the language and stereotypes surrounding the use of the word 'gay' in Kiwi culture.

Using the word 'gay', when is it ok?

Using the word 'gay', when is it ok? Using the word 'gay', when is it ok?, 23.07 MB
Wed 4 Oct 2017

bFM's own news director Lillian Hanly joins Will and Reuben live in studio to discuss the implications of using the word 'gay'. The discussion centres around a new advertisment produced by Rainbow Youth, addressing how using 'gay' as a flippant exclamation can do more damage than we might think.

Rest homes struggling to meet pay equity obligations

Rest homes struggling to meet pay equity obligations Rest homes struggling to meet pay equity obligations, 2.06 MB
Tue 3 Oct 2017

India speaks to the CEO of the Aged Care Association, Simon Wallace, about the many rest homes who have struggled to meet the cost of rising wages under April's pay equity settlement. He says homes are having to restructure, cut jobs, or even close their doors.

Wallace said what’s happened since then is that because the settlement isn’t fully funded, and has also been implemented "very quickly", it has put more homes in trouble than anyone predicted.

The Wire with India: Tuesday 3rd October 2017

The Wire with India: Tuesday 3rd October 2017 The Wire with India: Tuesday 3rd October 2017, 42.57 MB
Tue 3 Oct 2017

This week on The Wire with India, Mack, Lucy and Jack, we speak to the Aged Care Association about the rest homes who have been forced to close in the wake of the pay equity deal for care workers that was passed earlier this year.

WWF New Zealand is celebrating a potentially record number of Kererū, we speak to CEO Livia Esterhazy. On The Green Desk, Jack Marshall looks at how climate change could impact New Zealand’s vineyards.

We talk to a New Zealand researcher concerned with the growing global influence of China. And finally Lucy spoke to lecturer Tahanga Tangitu-Huata from Waikato university about NZ statistics changing the way they report on iwi.

Catalonia's Independence Flashpoint

Catalonia's Independence Flashpoint Catalonia's Independence Flashpoint , 6.21 MB
Mon 2 Oct 2017

Catalan went to the polls yesterday to vote in their referendum to become independent from Spain. However things did not go to plan as the Spanish Government tried everything to stop the vote from happening. Sam Smith filed this report on what went down. 

What should doctors do when parents request ‘second best’ treatments for their children?

What should doctors do when parents request ‘second best’ treatments for their children? What should doctors do when parents request ‘second best’ treatments for their children?, 11.44 MB
Mon 2 Oct 2017

Producer Jack Marshall spoke with Tara Nair from Monash University in Melbourne about her study into medical ethics, looking at what doctors should do when parents request ‘second best’ treatments for their children. 

 

Tart Bakery owner Phillipa Stephenson's plan for world domination with vegan treats

Tart Bakery owner Phillipa Stephenson's plan for world domination with vegan treats Tart Bakery owner Phillipa Stephenson's plan for world domination with vegan treats, 11.2 MB
Mon 2 Oct 2017

Producer Leonard Powell had a chat with Tart Bakery owner Phillipa Stephenson about the expansion of her vegan business into St. Kevins Arcade. They talked about her journey from opening up in Grey Lynn five years ago, as well as where she wants to go in the future.