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.
Our country’s privacy watchdog has this week released a new set of guidelines, revealing the information that landlords should NOT be able to ask prospective tenants for during the application. Some of them are obvious… but some of them might surprise you if you’ve been house hunting in recent years.
Privacy Commissioner John Edwards spoke with host Stewart Sowman-Lund this morning, and started by explaining what information landlords have reportedly been asking for.
This is the full podcast for an extensive interview with Author and 'Public policy' guy, Owen Gill. After the release of Gill's book, 'Turning Point Auckland', 95bFM Reporter Oscar Perress thought it would be of some interest to delve into the ideas discussed in the book around the future development of Tāmaki Makaurau. They discuss the economics of it, the role of Council moving forward and an array of other topics. Listen in to find out more.
The Zero Carbon bill has passed it's first reading in parliament almost unanimously with a majority of 119 to one. Grace speaks with Forest and Bird spokesperson, Geoff Keey, about what the bill means for the environment.
The Reserve Bank is calling for national banks to hold more capital, however the banks are unhappy with this decision, claiming holding more capital will make them more expensive to run and have negative effects on customers. Olivia Holdsworth spoke to economic journalist Rod Oram about the implications of the Reserve bank’s plans and began by asking why is the Reserve bank calling for banks to hold more capital.