Kelly Enright and producers Laura Kvigstad and Conor Mercer 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.
The National Library of New Zealand, under an agreement with Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori and Te Puni Kōkiri, is going to digitize a number of historic Māori magazines from the 1970s and 80s. National Librarian Bill Macnaught says this is one of the National Library’s contributions to the Māori Language Strategy to revitalise the Māori language. Lillian Hanly spoke with Nanaia Mahuta, minister for Māori development to find out more. She started by asking what these magazines are.
The Zero Carbon Bill from government has recently been opened to the public for consultation. On proposition excludes argiculture from reducing carbon emission targets, despite it being attributed to 49% of emissions. Producer Laura Kvigstad, spoke with Greenpeace Campaigner, Kate Simcock, AND Climate Change Spokesperson for Federated Farmers of New Zealand, Andrew Hoggard to get both sides of the story.
Heavy torrential rain caused a disastrous landslide to at a commercial forestry site with one million tonnes of wooden debris being washed downstream creating an estimated 10 million dollars worth of damage to properties and roads. Forestry Minister Shane Jones said he is "Firing Shots" at the Forestry industry and there are concerns that some forestry operators may be shut down. Amongst this aftermath, Producer, Damian Rowe spoke to the president of the New Zealand Forest Owners Association Peter Ware, to discuss outcomes and solutions towards this disaster.
This week Jemima spoke with psychology PhD candidate, Keren Segal, about her "fusion" study that aimed to measure the psychological effects of the Christchurch earthquake. Lachlan then asked Jemima about whether she felt "fused" to the city after going through the quakes herself.
First up, Jemima speaks with Keiran Segal about her fusion study of people in the Christchurch earthquake. Andrew Little joins Lachlan for their regular chat where they discuss public attitudes to criminal justice. Our Wire Worry week topic is the monarchy and News Director Lillian speaks with Huirama Matatahi about the Kingitanga movement. Finally, this day in history returns looking at Tony Blair’s 2001 election victory in the United Kingdom.
Between 2001 and 2011 the number of non-profit charities increased by 25 percent. $316 billion was given away in 2012 in the United States alone. Yet inequality has grown, and nations are struggling to deal with a refugee and migration crisis. This is part of what Peter Buffett, son of billionaire investor Warren Buffett and head of the NoVo Foundation, provocatively calls the “charitable-industrial complex” – and it may be perpetuating global poverty. Maria Armoudian spoke with Buffett about the charitable industrial complex and the concept of philanthropic colonialism.
Our Wire Worry Week topic is the monarchy. The Kingitanga movement arose in the 1850s to establish a role similar to the role of the British monarch and help halt alienation of Maori land. News director Lillian spoke with Huirama Matatahi, a kaitiaki at Turangawaewae marae, who focuses on connecting youth with the kingitanga movement through Te Kahui Rangatahi.