Stewart Sowman and producers Olivia Holdsworth and Grace Watson bring you bFM's daily news & current affairs show as well as a regular chat with Labour Minister Andrew Little.
The Wire is 95bFM's long-running daily bastion of news, current affairs and views through the bFM lens.
Stewart Sowman-Lund is in his final year of a Law and Arts degree, and a radio reporter for Newstalk ZB. He’s been at 95bFM since 2017, and has spent much of his time covering entertainment news despite being told not to. When not giving his opinion on something, he’ll most likely be found drinking coffee.
This is How We’re Gonna Die is a play set in a flat with the flatmates faced with the prospect of the world ending. It is raising money for Youthline this year and is playing as part of the Fringe festival, with shows starting next week. Kelly Gilbride is a co-founder of PG Productions, along with Lana Petrovic. Lana wrote the play and Kelly directed it. Steven Maxwell is acting in it. Lillian Hanly had Kelly and Steve in studio to talk about the play and how difficult flatting can be.
The Our March pride event happened over the weekend, along with other events throughout Tāmaki Makaurau over the week. Much commentary from mainstream media was questioning the event in the wake of a number of corporate sponsors pulling out following the Auckland PRide Boards decision to ban police uniforms. Phylesha Brown-Acton is a board member to the auckland pride festival incorporated society organisation. Lillian Hanly spoke with Phylesha to find out more about Our March, and the history of the pride events.
A recent study has shown that the majority of women think they need to "take a break" from oral contraceptive pills every couple of years. But there is actually no biological evidence for "giving your body a break" from the contraceptive pill. So how do myths about contraception come about? Olivia Holdsworth spoke to Family Planning’s nurse advisor Laura Ingram about this issue and started by asking what are the side effects of the pill?
Last night, Newshub released it’s first Reid Research political poll for 2019. It saw National plunge to its worst result in a decade. And, it saw Judith Collins rise up above Simon Bridges in the preferred PM stake.
Stewart Sowman-Lund spoke to the Spinoff’s Duncan Grieve about whether polls are becoming too much of an event, and starting by asking him whether polls even matter nowadays?
This week on the Monday Wire, Jemima speaks to Green Party co-leader James Shaw about extreme weather and the Zero Carbon Bill. Lachlan talks to Acting Police Sergeant Chris Kerekere about Police Studies in high schools. For our Worry Week on Pride, Lillian speaks to Phylesha Brown-Acton about the history of Pride events. Lachlan discusses the ban on smoking in cars where children are present with Children's Commissioner Andrew Becroft. Jemima speaks to Chloe Ann King and Jessica Buchanan for part two of Putting it on a Plate, a series on the conditions in hospitality.
The world is fast running out of fresh water according and the results could be very grim: more wildfires, droughts, rationing, less food, more hunger. The causes are linked to overconsumption and a growing human population. Can we reverse the trend? Thomas Kostigen, author of The Green Blue Book: The Simple Water-Savings Guide to Everything in Your Life, says we can and he has quantified how much each of us contributes to either continuing water crisis or averting it. Maria Armoudian speaks with Kostigen about what people can do to help alleviate the water crisis.
The Our March pride event happened over the weekend, along with other events throughout Tāmaki Makaurau over the week. Much commentary from mainstream media was questioning the event in the wake of a number of corporate sponsors pulling out following the Auckland Pride Boards decision to ban police uniforms. Phylesha Brown-Acton is a board member to the Auckland Pride Festival Inc. Society Organisation. Lillian Hanly spoke with Phylesha to find out more about Our March, the history of the pride events and what Pride could look like in the future.