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.
International Desk reports on a new antisemitism row in the UK Labour Party, after shadow Education Secretary Rebecca Long-Bailey was sacked for retweeting an article containing "antisemitic conspiracy theories".
On Green Desk, Bronnie talked to Tessa Clarke about her app Olio to reduce food waste.
Oscar caught up with Auckland Councillor Tracy Mulholland on City Counselling to discuss water, infrastructure projects and the Value for Money Committee.
On Southern Cross today, Pacific Media Watch contributing editor Sri Krishnamurthi and director David Robie. Trigger warning: domestic violence and abuse. We speak about the death of Jenelyn Kennedy in PNG, and the media coverage and response of community. We also speak on the Cook islands looking to ban a political editor looking into travel perks.
A new international study led by a University of Canterbury professor has discovered Paikeha Humpback Whales stick to old migration patterns despite ocean changes associated with climate change. To find out more, Zoë Larsen Cumming chatted to the lead scientist on the project, Travis Horton.
Recently the Commerce Commission and the Financial Markets Authority have announced they will start a campaign to help try and combat as well as educate the Pacifica community on scams. While it is known scamming is causing numerous problems, they feel they are still only seeing the surface, as many scams are unreported as they are started by people who are close and trusted. After this announcement, the child poverty action group has shown their support, however it wants to see more education. To understand the situation, I talked to Natalie Vincent from Nga Tangata Micro finance, and started off by asking what forms scamming can take.
The Human Rights Commission has released their "Prism" Report which deatils the six human rights issues related to people of diverse sexual orientation, gender identity and expression and sex characteristics. Sherry speaks to the report's author Taine Polkinghorne about the details of the HRC's findings.
Jemima reports on the government's decision to end it's discussions of the proposed two track light rail network in Auckland. Justin gets National Party Transport Spokesperson Chris Bishop's thought on the call and Jemima talks to Green Party Transport Spokesperson Julie Anne Genter about why her party is welcoming the decision.
The New Zealand Council of Education Research has released survey results that say 24% of teachers surveyed feel occasionally unsafe in the classroom due to extreme behaviour exhibited by students. Jemima talks to NZEI Te Riu Roa president Liam Rutherford about the findings.