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.
Three Wellington high schools have introduced a police course for year thirteen students. The course takes a full year and worth 25 level three NCEA credits. It has faced criticism from some groups as a cynical attempt to clean up their image and find new recruits, while others see it as a way to engage with marginalised communities in a better way. Lachlan spoke with Acting Senior Sergeant Chris Kerekere about the course.
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.
On Today’s show, Andrew Little returns to talk to Oscar about treaty settlements and the recommendations made to Aotearoa at the United Nations Universal Periodic Review. Grace talks Sarah about the strike actions of around 1000 ambulance officers as well as the conditions the strikes have arisen from. In Neutral Corner, we review the media coverage and content of the State of The Union address and On this Day in History, 1962, the total embargo on Cuba by the United States of America began.