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The Wire: 18th January 2017 full show

The Wire: 18th January 2017 full show The Wire: 18th January 2017 full show, 103.36 MB
Thu 19 Jan 2017

Check out the full show from Wednesday 18th January, where Ximena & Olivia take a look at youth homelessness, eco-friendly bullets, arts funding and more. 

New Zealand's homeless youth crisis

New Zealand's homeless youth crisis New Zealand's homeless youth crisis, 7.57 MB
Wed 18 Jan 2017

It’s estimated that more than half of New Zealand’s 41 thousand homeless are aged under 25. Tonight a documentary about why this is a problem & how it urgently needs to be addressed will be screening for free at AUT, with a panel of academics & people on the frontline tackling the issue to discuss the issue afterwards. Ahead of this event tonight, Ximena speaks to panel member and housing spokesperson for the Child Poverty Action Group, Alan Johnson, about the controversial issue.

New Zealand's first aspiring refugee MP

New Zealand's first aspiring refugee MP New Zealand's first aspiring refugee MP, 5.69 MB
Wed 18 Jan 2017

Yesterday Golriz Ghahraman announced that she is joining the Green Party and hopes to become NZ’s first refugee MP. Ghahraman currently works as a human rights lawyer in the High Court, where she represents family members caring for their disabled relatives. Olivia Mortimer-Eade speaks with Golriz about her future in politics.

Dear Science: Moonwalking Apollo astronaut dies, eco-friendly bullets and carbon discoveries

Dear Science: Moonwalking Apollo astronaut dies, eco-friendly bullets and carbon discoveries Dear Science: Moonwalking Apollo astronaut dies, eco-friendly bullets and carbon discoveries, 10.8 MB
Wed 18 Jan 2017

Today on Dear Science, we have a guest covering Steve - his name is Allan Blackman, he teaches Chemistry at AUT, and he’ll be with us for the next few weeks until Steve gets back in February. Ximena chats to him on the show today about the death this week of the last person to walk on the moon, how the US army want to design biodegradable plant-growing bullets, and also about how it’s just been confirmed that carbon can exceed its four bond limit.

Researcher makes spinal injury breakthrough

Researcher makes spinal injury breakthrough Researcher makes spinal injury breakthrough, 6.1 MB
Wed 18 Jan 2017

Spinal cord injuries are common in New Zealand, and 40% are a result motor vehicle accidents. They often have a major impact over the lives of those injured, which is why effective treatment is being sought by the international science community. A budding researcher at the forefront of this field from the University of Auckland, Jarred Griffin, is doing some interesting research into how gene therapy might treat such injuries. Ximena speaks to him about his findings.

Report: Low-key investigation into government arts funding

Report: Low-key investigation into government arts funding Report: Low-key investigation into government arts funding, 12.03 MB
Wed 18 Jan 2017

Recently, there's been a prevelent rhetoric about the government's lack of support for the arts and creative industries. Producer Olivia Mortimer-Eade explored this topic and reports on the issue.

Morning Glory, 18 January 2017

Morning Glory 18 January 2017 Morning Glory 18 January 2017, 108.19 MB
Wed 18 Jan 2017

Ally is back with her first show for 2017.

Listen again to some good tunes, some interesting and very informing news from the bFM News team and nevertheless random chit chat from Ally herself.

 

Morning Glory: Tuesday January 17, 2017

Morning Glory: Tuesday January 17, 2017 Morning Glory: Tuesday January 17, 2017, 208.04 MB
Tue 17 Jan 2017

The appeal of wax will never die

The appeal of wax will never die The appeal of wax will never die , 6.25 MB
Tue 17 Jan 2017

Why do people still collect vinyl records? Associate Professor Karen Fernandez from the University of Auckland has undertaken research into this to find out what drives people to continue to collect records in an age where streaming is the norm. Reporter Sam Smith spoke to Fernandez about her research.