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.
For Dear Science AUT’s Allan Blackman talks about methane found on Mars, glucose regulation and the question of returning lost wallets - and the segment is challenged to get some more balance regarding discussion around Homeopathy.
Tuwhenuaroa talks to FinTech NZ’s James Brown about Facebook’s upcoming cryto-currency Libra and the impact it may have on bank services.
Sherry talks to Basement Theatre’s matariki season’s creatives Kahurangi Carter, Jess Holly Bates and Forest Kapo on their upcoming shows Aroha is a Māori and INHERITANCE.
Basement theatre is running their matariki season from the second of July to the thirteenth, with stories from across the pacific. sherry talks to Kahurangi Carter on her comedy one-women show, 'Aroha is a Māori,' on what it means to grow up on the shore, and the complexity of identity politics. Sherry begins by asking her to tell her a bit about the show.
Basement theatre is running their matariki season from the second of July to the thirteenth, with stories from across the pacific. Sherry talks to Forest kapo and Jess Holly Bates, the co-creators of their live art show “inheritance.”
The show hopes to provoke discussion and critique capitalism, the intersection of race and class, and the differences in what Māori and Tauiwi have inherited. Sherry begins by asking Forest what the show is about, and Jess responds throughout as well.
On today's International Desk, our producer Lisa reports on the results of the municipal elections in Instanbul, Turkey. The second one this year, after the March 31st poll was cancelled without any real legal grounds. Lisa explains why the vote matters on more than just a local level.
We welcomed (We hope) Whau local board Chairperson, Tracy Mulholland. We discussed the Whau Pacific People’s Plan, which is a plan aimed at better connecting with the Whau Pacific communities. We also discussed the role and place of community wardens. Listen in to find out more!
The full show podcast for the Wire for tuesday the 25th of June, 2019. We have a full show today, discussions with Whau Local board chair, Tracy Mulholland about The Pacific Peoples Plan and Stats NZ's Jason Attewell about gender inclusion. At the Green Desk, We talk climate emergency declarations with Penny Hulse. And finally at the International Desk, we delve in to the Istanbul elections and what it all means.
A big thank you to everyone who spoke to us today and helped to put the show together!
We were lucky enough to be joined by Jason Attewell of Stats NZ to discuss the new inclusion of questions around gender in Stats NZ surveys. We talked about the importance of the inclusions and what it means in a statistical context. Listen in to find out more.
All over the world, and throughout history, music has been a vital part of effecting social and political change. At times the powers-that-be resist that change by oppressing the arts and the artists. Can music bring about social and political change? How has music shaped politics historically and today? Maria Armoudian discusses these questions with Professors Mark LeVine, Josh Kun, and Richard Flacks.