Lillilan 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.
Yesterday, a petition was delivered to parliament by Save Our Unique Landscape, the group occupying the land at Ihumātao and opposing the sale of the land to Fletcher. The petition demands the government take action to stop the development of the land and return it to mana whenua. A couple of Saturdays ago, there was a Reclamation Festival at Ihumātao hosted by mana whenua as a way of bringing people together to understand and celebrate the kaupapa behind the occupation. Louis Laws went along and made this report.
At a Turning Point w / Owen Gill is a mini series about the development of Auckland, with questions emerging from his book. This episode, we start by introducing his book, him and a few initial responses to the work.
The full show podcast for Tuesday the 12th of March, 2019. Featuring segments with Author and Policy analyst Owen Gill, Head of the Local Board, Pippa Coom and Dr. Huhana Smith. The International desk also delves into the condition of Burkina Faso.
What does it mean to be responsible? And how has neoliberalism changed our conception of personal responsibility? Maria Armoudian speaks to Susanna Trnka about the factors that shape our lives, and our ways of being: ideas, events, and what she calls ‘traversing’.
Last Friday was International Women's Day which is celebrated annually as focal point of women's rights. This year Jemima noticed the presence of gender equality discussions on social media sky rocket around International Women's Day and wanted to learn more about whether a social media post truely combats gender inequality. In this interview, Jemima speaks to the President of the National Council of Women, Vanisa Dhiru, to answer this question.
This week Jemima speaks to Green Party co-leader James Shaw about tax evasion, capital gains taxes, and the Schools Strike for Climate Action. Lachlan discusses the possibility of lightrail over the Waitematā Harbour with Matt Lowrie from Transport Blog. Lachlan also speaks to Peter Malcom from Closing the Gap about income inequality and tax rates in New Zealand. Jemima wraps it up with an interview with the President of the National Council of Women about International Women's Day and the how social media is impacting the gender equality movement.