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95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: February 27, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: February 27, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: February 27, 2020, 317.54 MB
Thu 27 Feb 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: A bit of raining to kick this morning off, and we're stoked; David Slack joins us to talk climate change and the nine years on from the Christchurch airport; Ruby White pops into the studio to talk about her Small Fry fundraiser; PollyHill gives us something to do on Friday night; Troys got some intriguing selections From The Crate; and Amelia counts down the Top Ten, again.

From The Crate w/ Troy Ferguson: February 27, 2020

From The Crate w/ Troy Ferguson: February 27, 2020 From The Crate w/ Troy Ferguson: February 27, 2020, 32.85 MB
Thu 27 Feb 2020

LP exploration with the ever-knowledgeable Troy, featuring the following new cakes and/or tasty re-releases:

  • The Mystery Kindaichi Band - Yatsuhakamura
  • Alabaster dePlume - What’s Missing
  • The Heliocentrics - Burning Wooden Ship

All available from and thanks to Southbound Records.

Political Commentary w/ David Slack: February 27, 2020

Political Commentary w/ David Slack: February 27, 2020 Political Commentary w/ David Slack: February 27, 2020, 21.93 MB
Thu 27 Feb 2020

David Slack pops in for a coffee (thanks Espresso Workshop) and a yarn about politics. Talking climate change, the feebate, and unresolved insurance claims nine years on from the Christchurch earthquake.

I/V w/ Ruby White: February 27, 2020

I/V w/ Ruby White: February 27, 2020 I/V w/ Ruby White: February 27, 2020, 13.36 MB
Thu 27 Feb 2020

Former owner of Small Fry Cafe, Ruby White pops into the studio to talk about focaccia, coloured sandwiches and raising money for the Austrailian bushfires with Small Fry Colours. A worthy cause and yummy sammies, why wouldn't you go? Head along to CHAIRS this Sunday to get involved. 

Wages and Child Poverty with Andrea Black

Wages and Child Poverty with Andrea Black Wages and Child Poverty with Andrea Black, 16.52 MB
Thu 27 Feb 2020

Sam speaks with Andrea Black, an economist and policy advisor from the council of trade unions about why working New Zealanders are due a pay increase, how this may help lift children out of poverty and what the impacts of continued wage stagnation may be.

 

CRISPR Anti-Viral Immunity with Chris Brown and Peter Fineran

CRISPR Anti-Viral Immunity with Chris Brown and Peter Fineran CRISPR Anti-Viral Immunity with Chris Brown and Peter Fineran, 15.4 MB
Thu 27 Feb 2020

Recently, Otago University announced a development around how bacterial immune systems can be harmful for their hosts, and why they are not found in all bacteria. Lillian was intrigued to find out what this actually meant.. Especially because the finding shows that existing CRISPR anti-viral immunity was often a disadvantage to the bacterium when infected by certain viruses.

Chris Brown is a researcher in the Biochemistry department at Otago and Peter Fineran is in the department of Microbiology and Immunology.

Lillian spoke first to Chris to learn more about the findings and then with Peter

 

Neighbourhood Watch: February 27, 2020

Neighbourhood Watch: February 27, 2020 Neighbourhood Watch: February 27, 2020, 10.65 MB
Thu 27 Feb 2020

This week, Zoe chats what she’s seen at Fringe, and a decision to stop drilling oil in Australia’s Great Bight

Child Poverty Statistics w/ Andrew Becroft & Jackie Clark: February 27, 2020

Child Poverty Statistics w/ Andrew Becroft & Jackie Clark: February 27, 2020 Child Poverty Statistics w/ Andrew Becroft & Jackie Clark: February 27, 2020, 24.86 MB
Thu 27 Feb 2020

Data released this week showed that there has been no significant change in child poverty and material hardship since 2017. Mary-Margaret speaks to Children’s Commisioner Andrew Becroft first about his response, followed by Jackie Clark of The Aunties.

raveyard with Paddy: 27 February 2020

raveyard with Paddy: 27 February 2020 raveyard with Paddy: 27 February 2020, 204.99 MB
Thu 27 Feb 2020

Vibes

The Wire with Mary-Margaret: February 27, 2020

The Wire with Mary-Margaret: February 27, 2020 The Wire with Mary-Margaret: February 27, 2020, 101.74 MB
Thu 27 Feb 2020

Data released this week showed that there has been no significant change in child poverty and material hardship since 2017 - Mary-Margaret speaks to Children’s Commisioner Andrew Becroft first about his response, followed by Jackie Clark of The Aunties; Sam talks to Andrea Black from the Council of Trade Unions about the significance of wage increases in this issue; Lillian speaks to Otago University researchers about CRISPR technology & genetic engineering; and we catch up with Zoe Kounadis for another week in Neighbourhood Watch