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.
India speaks to music promoter Emma-Hall Phillips, the founder of Moments — a collective which prioritises women and the LGBT+ community in their line ups and aims to create safe spaces and make sure all involved are comfortable and treated with respect.
On The Wire with India, Lucy and Mack, hear about the state of emergency in Vanuatu where a volcano is causing thousands of people to evacuate. Marama Fox from the Māori Party and Geoff Simmons from TOP dicuss how each party fared in the election.
We also hear from a Three-Minute Thesis winner interested in fast/slow fashion, the founder of inclusive music collective Moments, and about a new street newspaper for K’Road’s fringe community.
After ten months of campaigning, The Opportunities Party gained 2.2 percent of the vote, meaning they are fell well below the 5 percent threshold needed to gain a seat in Parliament.
India spoke to the party’s deputy leader Geoff Simmons about what’s next for the party, whether he’ll be taking over the leadership from Gareth Morgan, and why he believes the Greens should consider a coalition with National.
The election wrap-up show where Joel and Sam look at what the election results mean for New Zealanders. Sam spoke to Bryce Edwards who broke down his views on the election, Joel spoke to the Green Party's Chloe Swarbrick about the youth voting turnout, and the effectiveness of MMP systems. He also spoke to Julie-Anne Genter about what the election results mean for the Green Party, as well as speaking to Kendall Hutt from AUT Pacific Media Center about how the election affects Pasifika communities. Producer Jack also spoke to Rez Gardi, the founder of the Kurdish Youth Association about the referendum of independence taking place in Iraqi Kurdistan today.
Producer Laura speaks with CEO of Real Estate Institute of New Zealand, Bindi Norwell, about the housing market and things that need to be done to allow for young New Zealand buyers to get into the property market. The Kelly talks with Bryan Bruce on how immigration is impacting the housing market and what government needs to do to fix our current housing crisis.
Today in Neighbourhood Watch with Nicole Wedding from Radio Adelaide, we chatted about the controversial same sex postal vote that is taking over Australian media. We also discussed the payout Rohingya refugees are being offered to return home, and the censorship of Melbourne's Federation Square over the protesting of Adina mine.