On todays show we have Allan Blackman in for Dear science, talking about lightning, antimatter, Schrodingers cat and hand sanitizer. Paddy Gibson talks to us about the Australian sentiment towards the issues on Manus island. Phil twyford talks to us about the future of rail and roads in NZ and finally we talk about TVNZ's new webseries Baby Mama's Club with director Hanelle Harris and producer Mia Marama Henry.
A National Government commissioned report by the NZ Transport Agency on the benefits of rail was released over the weekend. bFM reporter Lisa Boudet speaks to Minister for Urban Development and Transport, Phil Twyford.
Every year thousands of New Zealands prisoners are put in solitary confinement meaning they are isolated from human contact for sometimes up to 24hours.
Today Lucy Austin headed down to Aotea Square to speak with Emmy Rakete from the organisation People against Prisons Aotearoa who have set up a protest to raise awareness of solitary confinement in New Zealand.
The group are seeking to end the practice in New Zealand arguing that it violates human rights.