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Vote In The By-Election Before It's A Bye Election!

Vote In The By-Election Before It's A Bye Election! Vote In The By-Election Before It's A Bye Election!, 12.82 MB
Fri 1 Jun 2018

Early voting for the By-Election of the Northcote Electorate MP has opened! Laura Kvigstad has a quick chat with Associate Professor for Massey University and Political Commentator, Grant Duncan and then talks with National Party Candidate, Dan Bidois and grabs a quick snippet of audio from Labour Candidates, Shanan Halbert's campaign rally where the candidates discuss the priorities if they were elected. 

I/v with Miriam Clements: June 1, 2018 [Full Interview]

I/v with Miriam Clements: June 1, 2018 [Full Interview] I/v with Miriam Clements: June 1, 2018 [Full Interview], 5.67 MB
Fri 1 Jun 2018

Miriam Clements wants a national referendum on whether Auckland's North Shore should become independent from the rest of New Zealand. Clements, a member of the Logic Party, says the North Shore should have its own Reserve Bank, currency and be governed by its own Prime Minister.

Stewart spoke with her and asked her why this is a good idea and how it would be achieved.

I/v with Richard Hills: June 1, 2018 [Full Interview]

I/v with Richard Hills: June 1, 2018 [Full Interview] I/v with Richard Hills: June 1, 2018 [Full Interview], 6.15 MB
Fri 1 Jun 2018

Miriam Clements wants a national referendum on whether Auckland's North Shore should become independent from the rest of New Zealand. Clements, a member of the Logic Party, says the North Shore should have its own Reserve Bank, currency and be governed by its own Prime Minister.

Stewart spoke with North Shore councilor Richard Hills and asked him whether he agreed and if the public would support the idea.

The Wire with Kelly: Friday 1st June

The Wire with Kelly: Friday 1st June The Wire with Kelly: Friday 1st June, 111.02 MB
Fri 1 Jun 2018

N.B.: TODAY'S WIRE CONTAINS INSTANCE OF POOR JOURNALISTIC PRACTICE.
The views of Miriam Clements were aired in truncated form without the listener being informed of the edit. The opposing views of Councillor Richard Hills were aired unedited. 95bFM does not consider this balanced journalism and wishes to apologise to Ms. Clements and Wire listeners for its error in judgement. 95bFM also wishes to make clear that any referendum on the topic concerned within said interviews would require 400,000 national votes - not votes contained within the North Shore region as potentially insinuated. - P.D.


Should the North Shore become its own country? Aucklander Miriam Clements wants a referendum on the subject. North Shore councillor Richard Hills and Miriam Clements give their thoughts to Stewart.

Kelly checks in with Te Roopu Nahinara National Party MP Jami Lee Ross.

We cross to Rachel McDonald to find out what is happening in Australian news.

Laura talks with Political Commentator, Grant Duncan on the Northcote By Election and got a quick comment from the National Party Candidate Dan Bidois.

And finally, Kelly speaks with Jason Te Kare on his upcoming show Cellfish, and the story he is trying to portray of incarceration and rehabilitation.

The Wire with Lachlan: Thursday 31st May

The Wire with Lachlan: Thursday 31st May The Wire with Lachlan: Thursday 31st May, 103.57 MB
Thu 31 May 2018

First up on today’s Wire, Lachlan speaks with Dr Bridgette Toy-Cronin about the gaps in legal services in Aotearoa. Neutral corner returns, this week looking at the apparently faked death of a Kremlin critic. Andrew LIttle joins Lachlan for their regular chat where they discuss New Zealand’s abortion laws, the three strikes law, and legal aid. Jemima speaks with Simon Bridges about his views on crime, our abortion laws, and his polling. Finally, this day in history looks at Israel’s raid on the 2010 Gaza Flotilla.

Neutral Corner: Dead or alive?

Neutral Corner: Dead or alive? Neutral Corner: Dead or alive?, 12.04 MB
Thu 31 May 2018

On this week's Neutral Corner, we look at the apparently hoaxed death of journalist and critic of the Russian state, Arkady Babchenko

This Day in History: 2010

This Day in History: 2010 This Day in History: 2010, 27.61 MB
Thu 31 May 2018

This Day in History takes us back to 2010, for the interception of the Gaza Freedom Flotilla by the Israeli Navy.

Who do I sue? The inequality in Aotearoa's legal services

Who do I sue? The inequality in Aotearoa's legal services Who do I sue? The inequality in Aotearoa's legal services, 5.91 MB
Thu 31 May 2018

A report by the Otago Legal Issue Centre has found a significant gap in the accessibility of legal services in Aotearoa. Those who can’t afford a private lawyer, which can cost on Average $300 per hour, are struggling to get civil legal aid due to a lack of lawyers and strict eligibility criteria. Lachlan spoke with centre director Dr Bridgette Toy-Cronin about the report.

Minister of Education, Chris Hipkins on the new changes to NCEA

Bold, new changes to NCEA Bold, new changes to NCEA, 11.48 MB
Wed 30 May 2018

Big, bold changes are being rolled out for NCEA level 1. The NCEA Review is developing new changes to help high school leavers, be better prepared for life after high school.The NCEA Review will look at helping students develop the right skills they need for worklife as well as developing critical thinking. The launch of this review is also accompanied with the announcement of an NCEA competition, ‘Make your Mark’, to encourage students to share their vision of the future of New Zealand.

Minister of Education, Chris Hipkins tells us more about this.

What effect is the private military industry having on war?

What effect is the private military industry having on war? What effect is the private military industry having on war?, 27.27 MB
Wed 30 May 2018

Over the past decades, privatised military contracts have grown to unprecedented levels, a change that has challenged the standing ethical doctrine known as ‘Just War’ theory. How is the privatisation of military activities compromising international conduct in conflict? What does it mean for international law and ethics in conflict? Amy Eckert discusses the multi-billion dollar, private military industry with Maria Armoudian.


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