India Essuah and producers Mack Smith and Sam Smith bring you bFM's daily news & current affairs show, including the Green Desk with Lilly Peacocke, plus a weekly chat with Māori Party's co-leader, Marama Fox.
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India Essuah is about to finally wrap up her sociology and film studies degree, having taken time off to try out food writing halfway through. She started volunteering at 95bFM earlier this year and likes news because you always leave a shift having learnt about something... new. Other interests include watching Mad Men, knitting, and snacking.
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has fired his successor as the country remains in economic turmoil. Reporter Conor Knell speaks with Roland Henwood, a political commentator from the University of Pretoria in South Africa.
Surf Life Saving Northern Region is raising concerns about their capacity to continue providing the service that they do. Matt Williams is the Chief Executive of the organisation and is saying that the service is running like a small business, which is not sustainable. They are hoping central government will get involved. Lillian Hanly spoke with Matt about the issues they are facing.
We have Tracey for another week! Tracey is currently in the state opening of parliament I believe but I spoke with her earlier this morning and we talked about the incident in parliament yesterday, and what NZ First is thinking about the TPPA-11
Development organisation Oxfam says the Paradise Papers are clear evidence of an unjust global system, that allows those with immense wealth to avoid paying their fair share of tax, fuelling poverty and inequality.
The Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) across multiple organisations have been working for months on the Paradise Papers, which include over 13 million documents in total, making it the largest data leak in history.
India speaks to Oxfam New Zealand’s Executive Director Rachael Le Mesurier about the revelations.
This week on the Tuesday Wire, we look at the Paradise Papers, which examine how the world's elite use offshore tax havens, Labour's changes to paid parental leave and the Equal Pay Act, and accessibility issues in Auckland's transport system. Cartoonist Toby Morris also explains the ethics of cartoons and the line of racism and on the Green Desk we look at warmer oceans and their effects on reefs.