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.
Sherry spoke to general manager democracy services from Auckland Council, Marguerite Delbet, on One Stop Shops: booths set up to allows people to enrol and vote at the same time in the local elections. Sherry also ask hers on voter turnout in local elections, lowering the voting age and civic engagment. Sherry begins by asking her where these One Stop Shops are.
This week on the Monday Wire, Jemima speaks to Green Party co-leader James Shaw about the global climate strikes and the new climate trade agreement. Southern Cross is back with the latest in Pacific news. Sherry talks to Marguerite Dellbay from Auckland Council about local elections and a "one stop shop" for voting. Finally, Sherry reports on pastoral care at tertiary education institutions.
First up, The National Party’s, Denise Lee, joins us to discuss National being told to take their 'attack ads' down by speaker, Trevor Mallard and the recent criticism from National around governments recent steps to implement a bottle depot.
Next, following along with our local election coverage, mayoral candidates Tricia Cheel and Genevieve Forde join us for a brief insight into their policies.
After that, Bronnie Wilde gives a quick report on the climate emergency strike in Auckland before we live cross down to Queen street where she gives some insight on to what the strike was like.
Finally, for neutral corner, Benjamin J Goldson covers the protests over in Egypt which has seen nearly 2,000 activists detained.
Disclaimer: Genevive Forde's views are not representative of the view of 95bFM. In the interest of democracy for this local election, we have given every candidate the opportunity to be heard.
Following our local election coverage, mayoral candidate, Genevieve Forde, joins to discuss her vision for a sustainable and environmentally friendly Tāmaki Makaurau.
Forde's key ideas are around reducing the pollution created by transport. She’s looking to transition our buses to electric buses, incentivise the use of public transportation by making it free and, potentially increase rates in order to pay for the transition towards a more sustainable Auckland.
She gives a quick introduction before diving into her policy ideas.
Disclaimer: Tricia Cheel's views are not representative of the views of 95bFM. In the interest of democracy for this local election we have given every candidate the opportunity to be heard.
Following our local election coverage, mayoral candidate, Tricia Cheel joins to discuss some of the plolicies she'd implement if she were elected.
Some of Tricia Cheel’s policies are as follows: defluoridate the water, ban 1080, have the civil defense force respond to homelessness and have the reserve bank give interest-free loans for public infrastructure.
She starts off by introducing herself and tells us a little bit about what she's all about.