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The Wire with Tess: Friday, 9th June 2017

The Wire with Tess: Friday, 9th June 2017 The Wire with Tess: Friday, 9th June 2017, 119.72 MB
Fri 9 Jun 2017

This week on Friday's wire, we speak to former 95bFM reporter Jack Riddell live from London about the running poll on the UK election. As usual we have our weekly political chat with National MP, this week we spoke to Matt Doocey who was filling in for Jami Lee Ross this week. We also have Neighbourhood Watch for all the latest in Australian news. And we have 95bFM reporter, Adam Jacobson speaking to AUT Communications professor, Thomas Owen about his research. Lastly we also have producer Jack Marshall's chat with Deputy Mayor, Paul Eagle about their new housing initative. All this and more on this weeks podcast for The Wire.

Is the UK looking at a hung parliament?

Is the UK looking at a hung parliament? Is the UK looking at a hung parliament? , 12.76 MB
Fri 9 Jun 2017

Wire host, Tess Barnett, chats to former 95bFM reporter, Jack Riddell live from London during the tense time while the UK election polls were being counted. They chat about how the polls were looking and their predicted outcome.

How has self governance affected the schooling system in Yukon?

How has self governance affected the schooling system in Yukon? How has self governance affected the schooling system in Yukon?, 11.16 MB
Fri 9 Jun 2017

95bFM reporter, Adam Jacobson, spoke to Aut communication professor Thomas Owen who is on sabbatical in the Yukon Canada doing research on the native people and how self governance has affected their schooling system. Check out the full report here.

The Wire with Jogai: Thursday 8th June, 2017

The Wire with Jogai: Thursday 8th June, 2017 The Wire with Jogai: Thursday 8th June, 2017, 112.56 MB
Thu 8 Jun 2017

This week, Jogai, Harry, and Lucy chat to Leonie Morris to learn more about the Government cutting funding for the Auckland Women's Centre, and Harry has a report on fake news! bFM reporter Katie Doyle catches up with David Seymour to chat about his new proposal for the Government to fund intraoperative radiotherapy treatment for breast cancer patients. Our weekly Thursday feature State of the States has returned - this week Harry chats to Nick about James Comey's upcoming testimony to the US Senate Intelligence Comittee, and Andrew Little is back for our weekly chat. All this and more on the Thursday Wire - check out the full podcast here.

Warning: FAKE NEWS

Warning: FAKE NEWS Warning: FAKE NEWS, 13.22 MB
Thu 8 Jun 2017

Harry chats with Dr Gavin Ellis from the University of Auckland ahead of his panel discussion on fake news!

Government cuts funding for Auckland Women's Centre

Government cuts funding for Auckland Women's Centre Government cuts funding for Auckland Women's Centre, 15.49 MB
Thu 8 Jun 2017

The Government has cut funding for the Auckland Women's Centre, which helps support women and their families in need by promoting healthy parenting. In response to these cuts, the centre has called for the Government to create a womens fund to support Kiwi women. Producer Lucy Austin spoke with the centre's spokesperson Leonie Morris to find out more, starting with the question of what the most significant implications of these cuts would be. 

David Seymour presents an alternative treatment for breast cancer patients

David Seymour presents an alternative treatment for breast cancer patients David Seymour presents an alternative treatment for breast cancer patients, 14.41 MB
Thu 8 Jun 2017

Act Leader David Seymour is calling for the Government to fund intraoperative radiotherapy treatment for public sector breast cancer patients. I.O.R.T is a form of radiation which is applied directly after the removal of a lump, rather than over a five-week period, which makes up the current treatment scheme. 95bFM reporter Katie Doyle caught up with David earlier this week to learn more. 

Environment minister accepts order to protect largest freshwater springs

Environment minister accepts order to protect largest freshwater springs Environment minister accepts order to protect largest freshwater springs, 12.6 MB
Wed 7 Jun 2017

One of the country's most pristine water sources is in line for the highest level of environmental protection to preserve its crystal clear waters. Announced earlier this week by the Minister for the Environment, Nick Smith, the Te Waikoropupū Springs application for a Water Conservation Order has been accepted. 95bFM producer Adam Jacobson speaks to Nick Smith and the Green’s water spokesperson, Catherine Delahunty about the move.  

Will Auckland get its very own city-wide congestion tax?

Will Auckland get its very own city-wide congestion tax? Will Auckland get its very own city-wide congestion tax?, 11.98 MB
Wed 7 Jun 2017

A joint agreement between the Auckland City Council and the Government has been reached today regarding a Smarter Transport Pricing project for Auckland City. Announced this morning, the two bodies will embark on an ambitious plan to reduce the demand and ease congestion across Auckland’s roading infrastructure. One method the project will explore will be a potential congestion tax applied to road users. 95bFM producer Adam Jacobson speaks with Greater Auckland Editor Matthew Lowrie for his thoughts on what a city-wide congestion might mean for Auckland.

The Wire with Ximena: Wednesday 7 June, 2017

The Wire with Ximena: Wednesday 7 June, 2017 The Wire with Ximena: Wednesday 7 June, 2017, 55.81 MB
Wed 7 Jun 2017

Today on the Wednesday show, Ximena, Adam & Will look into a number of different government announcements, including the plan to investigate a city-wide congestion tax for Auckland, as well as the acceptance of Te Waikoropupū Springs application for a Water Conservation Order. AUT’s Allan Blackman stops by for Dear Science to chat about some dodgy dealings in academia, and Ximena grills NZ First’s Tracey Martin about Winston Peters’ response in Parliament yesterday to the London terror attacks.