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.
The European Union has granted a three month extension to Brexit, until the 31st January next year, while the UK will be having a general election on the 12th December.
31st October will also see the end of current European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker's term. They will be replaced by Charles Michel and Ursula von der Leyen respectively, starting 1st November.
On the show today we have Dear Science as usual, but the majority of The Wire will be dedicated to a report on the NZ Land Wars commemoration event held in Taranaki this weekend. It is the second Te Pūtake o te Riri - He Rā Maumahara and there was much talk about what we want our future to look like, check out the full report here.
Lillian Hanly takes us through one of the commemoration days for Te Pūtake o te Riri ki Waitara, Taranaki 2019. Lillian hears from the Prime Minister following the pōwhiri, as well as from some of those who organised the event, Ruakere Hond and Wharehoka Wano, Kelvin Day, manager of Puke Ariki, others who attended for different reasons - Ngahuia Murphy and Jess Mio, and from Mahanga Pihama who directed the NZ Wars: Stories from Waitara documentary now on RNZ. She finishes by asking how we can all contribute to that mahi that needs to happen in recognising this history, being accountable for it, and taking it with us in the reconciliation process.
Auckland companies have been invited to take part in XLabs, a new programme to help businesses build a more economically and environmentally sustainable future for themselves and the region.
XLabs will be Auckland’s first circular economy lab, happening in February and March 2020 - a series of five one-day workshops and two events, that teaches businesses how to use circular economy principles to solve business challenges.
Hosted by ATEED and Circularity, Oscar Perress talked to Louise Nash, of Circularity, about the circular economy and the workshops.
You've found the full show podcast for The Tuesday Wire for the 29th October, 2019.
Go ahead give it a listen! It contains lots of learning for all your learning needs. Come and listen and learn about the 1919 Women's Parliamentary Rights Act, the Circular Economy and Underwater Aquifiers.
A big thank you to everyone who made the show happen.
Canadians have spoken with their ballots. What does Canada’s election result mean for climate change, for the future of the Arctic, for LGTBQ rights, ethics, and for Canada’s role in the world? Doug Becker speaks with Steven Lamy, Marc O'Reilly, and Lisa Burke.
Neutral corner for this week returns to Northern Syria for analysis of the media coverage of a meeting between Russia and Turkey to decide the future of the region amidst the withdrawal of American troops.