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What's Up? w/ Jacinda Ardern: June 26, 2017

What's Up? w/ Jacinda Ardern: June 26, 2017 What's Up? w/ Jacinda Ardern: June 26, 2017, 22.28 MB
Mon 26 Jun 2017

After the National Party conference, what's the Labour verdict on English's speech? (Spoiler: not great.) Talking tax, party promises and the De-Barclay-le, it's the Deputy Leader of the Opposition, Jacinda Ardern.

Loose Reads w/ Jenna Todd: June 26, 2017

Loose Reads w/ Jenna Todd: June 26, 2017 Loose Reads w/ Jenna Todd: June 26, 2017, 16.21 MB
Mon 26 Jun 2017

Jenna talks to Mikey about Theft By Finding, a collection of diary excerpts by acclaimed humourist, author and This American Life contributor David Sedaris.

Natural Ange w/ Angela Haldane: June 26, 2017

Natural Ange w/ Angela Haldane: June 26, 2017 Natural Ange w/ Angela Haldane: June 26, 2017, 147.55 MB
Mon 26 Jun 2017

On today's Natural Ange, Angela 'Eagle' Haldane has some sage advice to help Sarah get rid of her persistent lurg; words on treatment for tinnitus - the music lover's lament; and Steve phones in to take the bullet for men everywhere with a question about erectile dysfunction.

Anniversary Albums: Sade "Love Deluxe" (1992)

Anniversary Albums: Sade "Love Deluxe" (1992) Anniversary Albums: Sade "Love Deluxe" (1992) , 69.79 MB
Mon 26 Jun 2017

This week Sam takes a look at the 4th studio album by British R&B group Sade. Although they were labeled "sophisti-pop," Sade was more a fusion group that blended jazz, R&B, soul and pop with exotic Latin and African rhythms and had mass crossover appeal between both commercial and alternative music fans. 

Morning Glory, Monday 26 June 2017

Morning Glory, Monday 26 June 2017 Morning Glory, Monday 26 June 2017, 207.48 MB
Mon 26 Jun 2017

95bFM Breakfast with Mikey Havoc: June 26, 2017

95bFM Breakfast with Mikey Havoc: June 26, 2017 95bFM Breakfast with Mikey Havoc: June 26, 2017, 326.81 MB
Mon 26 Jun 2017

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Mike, Sarah and Jules smash out some pretty mean desk drumming to your Metal Memory Monday track; Jacinda gives her verdict on Bill English's National Party conference speech (spoiler: not good); Geneva from SoccerPractise and Belinda + Jarrad from Puha & Pakeha drop by to talk us through Matariki on the Waterfront, this weekend at Silo Park; Jenna recommends the well-established joys of David Sedaris; and Angela 'Eagle' Haldane advises the sick and helps the aged.

"Standards are there for the public good" Quality control in the shadow of Grenfell

"Standards are there for the public good": Quality control in the shadow of Grenfell "Standards are there for the public good": Quality control in the shadow of Grenfell, 9.24 MB
Mon 26 Jun 2017

With the death toll from the Grenfell tower fire expected to rise further, representatives of the building industry are voicing concern about whether quality control standards in NZ are fit for purpose. 

Producer Ben talks to a spokesperson for the Specialist Trade Contractors Federation, Graham Burke.

 

Students turn to the wild: Auckland's new bush school

Students head to the wild: Auckland's new bush school Students head to the wild: Auckland's new bush school, 16.4 MB
Mon 26 Jun 2017

At New Zealand's first bush school, students learn to kill and cook rabbits and possums in a classroom free environment. The school opened earlier this year near Clevedon and currently has eight students aged four to 14. Co-founder Joey Moncarz has taken a "rewilding" approach to education, where kids form a deeper connection with nature and are free to roam: "Rewilding also involves recognising that humans are, at their core, gatherers and hunters". Producer Reuben McLaren speaks to Deep Green Bush School's co-founder Joey Moncarz about the new school.

Metiria Turei on Nelson seat and anti-smacking

Metiria Turei on Nelson seat and anti-smacking Metiria Turei on Nelson seat and anti-smacking, 19.65 MB
Mon 26 Jun 2017

Green Party co-leader Metiria Turei joins Wire host Amanda Jane Robinson to talk about contesting National's Nick Smith for the Nelson seat in this year's election and NZ First's call for a binding referendum on the anti-smacking law ten years after former Green MP Sue Bradford's bill was made into law.

Southern Cross: Pacific Cooperation Foundation's journalism interns

Southern Cross: Pacific Cooperation Foundation's journalism interns Southern Cross: Pacific Cooperation Foundation's journalism interns, 15.31 MB
Mon 26 Jun 2017

AUT Pacific Media Centre is currently hosting the Pacific Cooperation Foundation's journalism interns from the University of the South Pacific in Fiji, Shivika and Linda. We spoke to them about the internship, and how journalism differs from New Zealand to Fiji.