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.
Oscar speaks with Associate Professor Melody Smith about the Turning the Tide-from Cars to Active Transport, which was released yesterday. The University of Otago report says that encouraging New Zealanders to be more active is paramount.
On Dear Science with AUT's Allan Blackman, scientists discover the Universe's first molecule, a more efficient way to produce Ammonia, and we talk about the recent Flat Earth Society conference.
We have NZ First back on the show after a bit of a hiatus, Lillian Hanly catches up with Fletcher Tabuteau about the Christchurch terror attacks and the Capital Gains Tax announcement recently.
The Women’s Self-Defence Network Wahine Toa was hosting a free self defence session for refugee and migrant women and other marginalised genders along with free lunch and childcare. LIllian speaks with Vivian Chandra from the Women’s Self-Defence Network Wahine Toa to find out more about the event and discuss why it is important for women to know self-defence.
The full show podcast for the Tuesday Wire for the 30th of April, 2019. This week we discuss Active transport, First Fridays and Sudan. A huge thank you to everyone who spoke to us and helped make this show happen.
We had the privilege of talking to Courtney Sina Meredith about the First Fridays event series and the amazing conversations that come from it. We discuss storytelling, community and the wonderful line ups of the event itself. Tune in to find out more!
What is the Code Economy? And what does it have to do with the future of work? Some people argue that machines will take over jobs, while others argue that perhaps humanity will reinvent work in a way that’s more aligned with what it means to be human. Maria Armoudian discusses these questions with Philip Auerswald.
A recent report was released into the conditions of three prisons by the Office of the INspectorate (Corrections), finding low staffing numbers were straining conditions. These are different from the independent Ombudsman’s reports that have been coming out in recent years, and have been quite critical of prisons in Aotearoa. The report highlighted the difficulty facing mental health facilities, overcrowding, and violence in prisons. Last week some corrections officers called for prisoners who assault them to have their sentences extended I spoke with Dr Liam Martin from Victoria University about the report and corrections officers.
On Wednesday the 1st of May the Auckland University Students Association (AUSA) will hold a hui at Waipapa marae called "Zero Tolerance?". The hui aims to focus discussion around experiences of discrimination, harassment and bullying at the University of Auckland to determine how the university can build a stronger, more effective policy against these issues. This comes in the wake of white supremacist groups appearing on campus and many students feeling like this is not properly addressed by the university.
This week on the Monday Wire, Jemima speaks to Auckland University Students Association Education Vice President, George Barton, regarding white supremacy at the University of Auckland campus. Southern Cross is back with the latest in Pacific news. Lachlan talks to Doctor Liam Martin from the University of Victoria about a recent report into prisons and calls for prisoners that assault prison officers to have their sentences extended. Finally, Jemima speaks to Green Party co-leader, James Shaw, about the impact of the tourism industry on greenhouse gas emissions.