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95bFM Breakfast with Rachel

95bFM Breakfast w Rachel

Listen back to feature interviews and performances from the 95bFM Breakfast Show. Weekly features (such as Loose Reads or Travelling Tunes) all have their own feeds, so to listen or subscribe, pick and choose from the bCasts list on the right.

95bFM Breakfast with Mikey Havoc: February 25, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Mikey Havoc: February 25, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Mikey Havoc: February 25, 2019, 325.6 MB
Mon 25 Feb 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: After a weekend spent catching up on some good ol' (new) binge-worthy TV, Mike's refreshed and excited for Monday; Pennie's back talking famous Fashun icons; Kiran's all about Pop today; and Natural Ange has some tips to help with Vertigo, winter blues, and bridal nerves. And as Mikey points out, it's b for Breakfast.

95bFM Breakfast with Mikey Havoc: February 22, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Mikey Havoc: February 22, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Mikey Havoc: February 22, 2019, 323.86 MB
Fri 22 Feb 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Mikey reckons this mornings Breakfast will full you up with tunes; Fabian's talking Oscars and horror films from magical Hollywood; Dr. Kirsten Zemke is getting wavey on Travelling Tunes; and Johanna is living it up in Fringe Town with Hayley. A gloriously rainy morning.

95bFM Breakfast with Mikey Havoc: February 21, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Mikey Havoc: February 21, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Mikey Havoc: February 21, 2019, 323.76 MB
Thu 21 Feb 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: We're going for a slower rise this morning; Dr. Bryce Edwards sheds some light on controversies; Troy brings in some sweet selections and a special one for Mikey; and Amelia rounds up the Top Ten from last night. Bangers for Breakfast.

95bFM Breakfast with Mikey Havoc: February 20, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Mikey Havoc: February 20, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Mikey Havoc: February 20, 2019, 323.46 MB
Wed 20 Feb 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Mikey is mastering the art of the early riser, thank you Altura coffee; Rick gets excited about the Supermoon; Rob is talking sharks not sea monster chains; the Prime Minister and Mikey have lots to catch up about; and we're bringing out the sunshine on Breakfast. Lovely Day.

95bFM Breakfast with Mikey Havoc: February 19, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Mikey Havoc: February 19, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Mikey Havoc: February 19, 2019, 323.28 MB
Tue 19 Feb 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Mike's back, fighting fit, with a bFM classic to wake you up; What Am I? bubbles over this morning; His Worship, the Mayor, talks Mangere Bridge and Eden Park; Sam's in studio with another superhero series; and Dr. Rick Henry is the expert on earthquakes with some exciting discoveries. Breakfast is brightening up yr gloomy morning, eh?

95bFM Breakfast with Tess: February 18, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Tess: February 18, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Tess: February 18, 2019, 324.31 MB
Mon 18 Feb 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: It's your Monday Breakfast with Tess (get well soon Mikey) slowing kicking off after a big weekend; Gareth Shute pops up to talk reggae history with the help of Dubhead; and Jenna's been inspired by the true crime trend with Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup, oooo spooky. We know it's raining but isn't it cosy?!

95bFM Breakfast with Mikey Havoc: February 15, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Mikey Havoc: February 15, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Mikey Havoc: February 15, 2019, 321.99 MB
Fri 15 Feb 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: We're 50! And we're hyping ourselves up for the long day ahead, you know, 95bFM GOLD and all that; Fabian Fanboy talks movies and the Oscars; Dr. Kirsten Zemke is finally reunited with bFM for the hang drum; and Johanna brings in another guest (lucky us) to talk theatre and funs. We're pretty excited.

95bFM Breakfast with Mikey Havoc: February 14, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Mikey Havoc: February 14, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Mikey Havoc: February 14, 2019, 321.85 MB
Thu 14 Feb 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Happy Valentines day lovers, bFM loves you; Jennifer Curtin talks politics, polls, and more polls; Nathan from Beastwars talks getting back together (ahh, romance) and 95bFM GOLD; Troy brings in lovely picks; and Amelia had her first Top Ten show, with a recap especially for Breakfast. Can you feel all the love in the air? Beautiful.

95bFM Breakfast with Mikey Havoc: February 13, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Mikey Havoc: February 13, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Mikey Havoc: February 13, 2019, 315.57 MB
Wed 13 Feb 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: We're giving y'all a chock-a-block show and some coffee for your mid-week blues; Rob's talking chocolate and TV; the Deputy Leader of the Opposition catches up with Mikey for the first time; Kent joins us to talk his many hours of Alien Weaponry footage; Amanda's got some tips for your sid-hustles; and Deacon the Vampire pays us a visit. Full noise, nice and early.

95bFM Breakfast with Mikey Havoc: February 12, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Mikey Havoc: February 12, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Mikey Havoc: February 12, 2019, 322.68 MB
Tue 12 Feb 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: It's only Tuesday but we're talking parties, in particular, 95bFM GOLD; Mikey's got a slower Wake Up Call, no rush today; just a teaspoon of What Am I? this morning; His Worship talks taxes and creative funding; and PhD candidate Romana Grubner teaches Mike about the New Calendonian crows. Good stuff, folks.

I/V w/ Moana Maniopoto: May 24, 2019

I/V w/ Moana Maniopoto: May 24, 2019 I/V w/ Moana Maniopoto: May 24, 2019, 18.49 MB
Fri 24 May 2019

The verifiable legend, Moana Maniopoto, dials in to talk with Rachel Moana and the Tribe's electrifying new track, that comes out today. The track is about the karakia that's performed as part of a ritual ceremony of tohi, Moana talks to Rachel about how the tohi connects the child and whānau to ancestors and the environment. It's a beautiful new track, definitely get into it.

Fabians Hollywood w/ Fabian Fanboy: May 24, 2019

Fabians Hollywood w/ Fabian Fanboy: May 24, 2019 Fabians Hollywood w/ Fabian Fanboy: May 24, 2019, 20.54 MB
Fri 24 May 2019

Fabian Fanboy dials in from glamorous Hollywood, talking about his catch up with Will Smith, the re-make of Aladdin (too soon?) and Brightburn

Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming: May 24, 2019

Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming: May 24, 2019 Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming: May 24, 2019, 8.97 MB
Fri 24 May 2019

Zoë's here to give us the lowdown on where you can get your last laughs as the NZ Comedy Festival comes to a close this weekend. Her top picks include, Kura Forrester's Kura Shoulda Woulda, David Correos' Better Than I Was the Last Time and Brynley Stent's Filthy Little Goblin.

Travelling Tunes w/ Dr. Kirsten Zemke: May 24, 2019

Travelling Tunes w/ Dr. Kirsten Zemke: May 24, 2019 Kirsten Zemke: May 24, 2019, 25.17 MB
Fri 24 May 2019

Ahh, NZ Country Music, there's a lot to be said for this genre. But Dr. Kirsten Zemke reckons the music speaks for itself, with Delaney Davidson & Barry Saunders' Stolen River, Pasty Rigger's Beautiful Lady, and Prince Tui Teka's Moe Mai E Hine.

From The Crate w/ Troy Ferguson: May 23, 2019

From The Crate w/ Troy Ferguson: May 23, 2019 From The Crate w/ Troy Ferguson: May 23, 2019, 30.35 MB
Thu 23 May 2019

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

  • Kelly Finnigan - I Don’t Wanna Wait
  • Lee Moses - How Much Longer Must I Wait?
  • Laurence Pike - Dance Of The Earth 

All available from and thanks to Southbound Records.

Breakfast Food w/ Leisha Jones: May 23, 2019

Breakfast Food w/ Leisha Jones: May 23, 2019 Breakfast Food w/ Leisha Jones: May 23, 2019, 54.87 MB
Thu 23 May 2019

Ah, the brassica family, what a delicious food group. Leisha's talking broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, and brussel sprouts... Are we yay or nay these cute little vegetables? Leisha's got a few good recipes for this yummy winter veg group.

Political Commentary w/ Dr. Bryce Edwards: May 23, 2019

Political Commentary w/ Dr. Bryce Edwards: May 23, 2019 Bryce Edwards: May 23, 2019, 20.16 MB
Thu 23 May 2019

Rachel chats with Dr. Bryce Edwards about the Francis Review, a report revealing bullying in parliament and some suggested codes of conduct to improve political behaviour. The pair also discuss some of the comments made by the National Party about boosting New Zealand's ties with the USA. Interesting.

I/V w/ Michael Hurst: May 22, 2019

I/V w/ Michael Hurst: May 22, 2019 I/V w/ Michael Hurst: May 22, 2019, 23.63 MB
Wed 22 May 2019

We're lucky to have Aotearoa’s own master storyteller Michael Hurst in studio to chat with Rachel about his brilliant reimagining of Homer’s masterwork The Iliad featuring his muse, Shayne P. Carter. An Iliad brings the two together to create a contemporary take on one of the greatest stories ever told. Whether you are a fan of the classics or not, this is something for everyone.

Unsolved Mysteries w/ Rob Bollix: May 22, 2019

Unsolved Mysteries w/ Rob Bollix: May 22, 2019 Unsolved Mysteries w/ Rob Bollix: May 22, 2019, 23 MB
Wed 22 May 2019

Rob's talking about the Mandela Effect, and honestly, it's freaking Rachel out. After much debate, what even IS reality?

Whats Up? W/ Paula Bennett: May 22, 2019

Whats Up? W/ Paula Bennett: May 22, 2019 Whats Up? W/ Paula Bennett: May 22, 2019, 17.61 MB
Wed 22 May 2019

Rachel chats to National Party Deputy Leader, Paula Bennett, about Aotearoa's 40 year old abortion laws, the government's pledge to fund $320 million into family and sexual violence, and National's proposition for closer ties to the US.