Lillian Hanly and producer Sherry Zhang bring you bFM's daily news & current affairs show, including Dear Sciencethanks toMOTATwith AUT Chemistry professor Allan Blackman or Marcus Jones and our regular chat with Fletcher Tabuteau from New Zealand First.
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Lillian Hanly has recently finished her Masters, a critical look at the exclusive-ness of the 'Kiwi bloke', and is now the News Director at 95bFM after volunteering since early 2014. In her spare time she'll be catching up on reading all the Noam Chomsky and Charles W. Mills books she wasn't able to in the past 5 five years of tertiary education, trying to make her second documentary film and lifeguarding at Bethells Beach. Ko Te Reo Māori te reo tuatahi a Lillian, he wahine Pākehā nō Aotearoa, Lillian is Pākehā and her first language is Māori. This upbringing highly influences the way she tells stories on the radio.
Today on the Tuesday wire, 95bFM News were lucky enough to talk to Mandy Henk of Tohatoha NZ about how profit based access models can harm Aotearoa, and how we can make our digital world more equitable, democratic and sustainable for scholars and learners.
On this Wire, 95bFM News were lucky enough to speak with Bex of Drinkable Rivers, about using real time data to tell the stories of our rivers, and how we restore, especially, urban rivers moving into the future.
The debate around trial of armed police patrols has raged on since it was announce three weeks ago. The patrols will be rolled out in Manukau, Waikato, and Canterbury and involve heavily armed, specially trained, units roaming the streets in vehicles. Lachlan spoke with senior lecturer at AUT, John Buttle, about the patrols.
Many New Zealanders in the hospitality industry have been affected by some form of wage theft by their employer. Felix Walton spoke with Chloe Ann-King from Raise the Bar about this exploitation of hospitality workers.
As California burns, oceans rise, storms intensify, and Greenland’s glacier’s melt, we explore solutions to the climate change problem with Stanford Professor Marc Jacobson. He is the author of the just-released study "The health and climate impacts of carbon capture and direct air capture."
It's been a few weeks since the police announced a trial for "Armed Response Teams" in Manukau, Waikato and Canterbury. Felix Walton spoke with Manukau ward councillor Efeso Collins about the backlash against this decision.
This week on the Monday Wire, Lachlan speaks to AUT senior lecturer Dr John Buttle about armed police patrols and how it affects public perception of police. Southern Cross is back with the latest in Pacific news for its final instalment for the year. Felix talks to Manukau Ward Councillor Efeso Collins about his thoughts on the armed police patrols. Jemima speaks to Green Party co-leader James Shaw about the government's recent agreement with the agricultural sector regarding emission reduction under the reformed Emissions Trading Scheme. Finally, Felix wraps it up with an interview with Chloe Ann-King from Raise the Bar about wage theft.