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This Weeks Bits: Sunday, December 10th, 2017

This Weeks Bits: Sunday, December 10th, 2017 This Weeks Bits: Sunday, December 10th, 2017, 25.2 MB
Sun 10 Dec 2017

Hannah Ross gives you the low down of the best bFM news bits which this week looked into a lot of the use of Te Reo in New Zealand.

 

The Pay Gap: It's Not Just About Women

The Pay Gap: It's Not Just About Women The Pay Gap: It's Not Just About Women, 5.74 MB
Fri 8 Dec 2017

Producer Laura, talks with Doctor Jackie Blue from the Human Right Commision on Pay Gap Data that was recently released discussing how it effects not just women but people of different ethnic backgrounds. 

 

Professor Stephen Hoadley on the US embassy moving to Jerusalem

Professor Stephen Hoadley on the US embassy moving to Jerusalem Professor Stephen Hoadley on the US embassy moving to Jerusalem , 15.56 MB
Fri 8 Dec 2017

Producer Conor spoke with University of Auckland's Stephen Hoadley, on the unprecidented move of the U.S embassay to Jerusalem. Stephen shares his thoughts on the motivations for the move, potential ramifications, and how Palestine can combat the matter diplomatically. 

Curious Cultural Christmas Corner: Hannukkah

Curious Cultural Christmas Corner: Hannukkah Curious Cultural Christmas Corner: Hannukkah , 7.19 MB
Fri 8 Dec 2017

This week in our December segment, we chat to specialist scholar in religious studies from Victoria University, Paul Morris, about the Jewish celebration of Hannukkah. He summarises a history of the celebration and tells us about the special traditions (food!!!) that go along with it.  

Solitary Confinement: One of Many Incidents

Solitary Confinement: One of Many Incidents Solitary Confinement: One of Many Incidents, 7.78 MB
Fri 8 Dec 2017

People Against Prison Aotearoa are campaigning on behalf of a prisoner who attempted suicide after being told he would be moved facilities. Producer Laura Kvigstad speaks with Spokesperson Emily Rake on how the recent solitary confinement that endangered a prisoner unfolded. 

 

 

Totally Foxed

Totally Foxed Totally Foxed, 23 MB
Thu 7 Dec 2017

Mary-Margaret spoke to Maori party co-leader, Marama Fox, about speaking the reo in our bicultural society.

This Day in History: 1949

This Day in History: 1949 This Day in History: 1949, 137.33 MB
Thu 7 Dec 2017

On December 7th, 1949, the government of the Republic of China relocated to the island of Taiwan after their defeat to the newly formed People's Republic of China in the country's decades-long civil war.

This Day in History uses newsreel footage from the time which reflects contemporary attitudes, these do not necessarily reflect the values and beliefs of 95bfm.

Little chance of reducing prison numbers?

Little chance of reducing prison numbers? Little chance of reducing prison numbers? , 6.95 MB
Thu 7 Dec 2017

Lachlan spoke with Minister of Justice Andrew Little about Labour's promise to reduce Aotearoa's prison population by 30% over the next 15 years.

Child poverty statistics with Judge Andrew Becroft

Child poverty statistics with Judge Andrew Becroft Child poverty statistics with Judge Andrew Becroft, 12.39 MB
Thu 7 Dec 2017

Lachlan spoke with Children's Commissioner Judge Andrew Becroft about the annual report on child poverty in Aotearoa.

The Wire with Lachlan: December 7th

The Wire with Lachlan: December 7th The Wire with Lachlan: December 7th, 130.29 MB
Thu 7 Dec 2017

On today's Wire we had Children's Comissioner Andrew Becroft to talk about the latest statistics on child poverty and Justice Minister Andrew Little about the new government's approach to prisons.

There's also doctoral candidate John McCaffery and Māori party co-leader Marama Fox about the recent debate around the use of Te Reo.

Finally we've got This Day in History, which this week takes us back to 1949, and the relocation of the government of the Republic of China to Taiwan.