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Listen back to features and interviews from 95bFM's daily news & current affairs show, The Wire. Your hosts Jemima Huston, Mary-Margaret Slack, Lillian Hanly, Lachlan Balfour and Laura Kvigstad focus on the issues of Tāmaki Makaurau and elsewhere, in independent-thinking bFM style. Weekdays 12-1pm on 95bFM.

The Wire with Lillian: March 27, 2019

The Wire with Lillian: March 27, 2019 The Wire with Lillian: March 27, 2019, 116.39 MB
Sat 27 Apr 2019

On Dear Science today with AUT’s Marcus Jones we talk about a possible solution to the storage of renewable energy problem, the identity of jack the ripper, and an update on the all female space walk.

We speak to a representative of the organisers of the Jummah Remembrance vigil that happened in the domain Friday night who responds to those saying the vigil became too “political”

Sherry speaks to Helen Bowen, a criminal barrister, on Restorative justice and the positive impacts for the victim, offender and community affected. .

And lastly, Rosabel Tan from the Pantograph Punch talks us through some of the talks they’ve organised recently for the Auckland Arts Festival

 

The Tuesday Wire; April 23, 2019

The Tuesday Wire; April 23, 2019 The Tuesday Wire; April 23, 2019, 104.97 MB
Tue 23 Apr 2019

The full show podcast for the beautiful mess that is the Tuesday Wire. Today we cover ANZAC day and Aotearoa's military, the new environmental report and the international week of rebellion. A big thank you to every one who made this show happen. 

Capital Gains Smacks with Laura Kvigstad: 18th of April, 2019

Capital Gains Smacks with Laura Kvigstad: 18th of April, 2019 Capital Gains Smacks with Laura Kvigstad: 18th of April, 2019, 23.23 MB
Thu 18 Apr 2019

Yesterday it was announced a capital gains tax would not be adopted by current government. As noted by Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, the coalition couldn't come to a consensus on this matter. Laura Kvigstad explains what this means in terms of New Zealand economic development, our relationship to investment in the housing market as well as the power dynamic between landlords to vulnerable tennants. 

 

Legal Frameworks and Social Enterprises with Steven Moe: April 18, 2019

Legal Frameworks and Social Enterprises with Steven Moe: April 18, 2019 Legal Frameworks and Social Enterprises with Steven Moe: April 18, 2019, 7.37 MB
Thu 18 Apr 2019

A new report has come out talking about how current company law is hampering the development of New Zealand’s social enterprise sector. Olivia Holdsworth spoke to co-author of the report Steven Moe, about this legal framework and started by asking him to tell her a bit about current company law.

This day in history: 18th April, 2019

This day in history: 18th April, 2019 This day in history: 18th April, 2019, 20.25 MB
Thu 18 Apr 2019

This day in history goes back to 1949 for the official creation of the Republic of Ireland.

The Wire with Olivia: April 18, 2019

The Wire with Olivia: April 18, 2019 The Wire with Olivia: April 18, 2019, 63.99 MB
Thu 18 Apr 2019

Labour’s Andrew Little is here for his weekly chat - Lillian Hanly speaks with him about the capital gains tax, hate speech and more.

After that, Laura Kvigstad gives us a report on the capital gains tax.

Next, Olivia Holdsworth talks to lawyer Steven Moe about the legal frameworks surrounding social enterprises in New Zealand.

Laura then speaks with Green MP Golriz Ghahraman about identity politics.

And finally we hear from Ben Goldson with This Day in History going back to 1949 for the creation of the Republic of Ireland.

The Wire with Lillian: April 17, 2019

The Wire with Lillian: April 17, 2019 The Wire with Lillian: April 17, 2019, 106.92 MB
Wed 17 Apr 2019

On Dear Science with AUT’s Allan Blackman we are talking black holes and cancer causes.

Sherry Zhang talks to Jackson Rao about the importance of having diverse community events, especially for new migrants.

Lillian Hanly speaks with Qiane Matata-Sipu, creator and founder of Nuku, a creative project showcasing 100 kickass indigenous women.

We have part 6.1 of Economic Anxiety with Rod Oram where we are dealing with politics around finance closer to home.

The Tuesday Wire; April 16, 2019

The Tuesday Wire; April 16, 2019 The Tuesday Wire; April 16, 2019, 108.53 MB
Tue 16 Apr 2019

The full show podcast for the beautiful mess that is the Tuesday Wire. Today we cover oil exploration, optics in politics, Julian Assange and Rāhina Hauora. A big thank you to every one who made this show happen. 

International desk with Lisa: Julian Assange's arrest, April 16th, 2019

International desk with Lisa: Julian Assange's arrest, April 16th, 2019 International desk with Lisa: Julian Assange's arrest, April 16th, 2019, 13.32 MB
Tue 16 Apr 2019

June 19th, 2012: Julian Assange enters the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, UK, to escape potential extradition to Sweden after allegations of sexual assault and rape. 

April 11th, 2019: Assange is arrested by the British police, and could face extradition to the United States. 

What happened? Lisa explains. 

More pay for midwives: April 15, 2019

More pay for midwives: April 15, 2019 More pay for midwives: April 15, 2019, 21.72 MB
Mon 15 Apr 2019

Midwives employed by District Health Boards have settled with the government over pay and conditions. Negotiations have been long winded, beginning in 2013 and going through a number of mediations, strikes action, and discussions. Salaries will go up by 17.5% next year, meaning newly trained midwives will make almost $60,000 a year. Lachlan spoke with Jill Ovens, Co Leader Industrial for MERAS, the midwives union in Aotearoa about the agreement.

War and Peace w / Auckland Peace Action; April 23, 2019

War and Peace w / Auckland Peace Action; April 23, 2019 War and Peace w / Auckland Peace Action; April 23, 2019 , 26.4 MB
Tue 23 Apr 2019

Intermittently on The Wire, we have a theme for the week, this week’s theme for worry week is War, Imperialism and the Military industrial complex, so I thought it was fitting to talk to Auckland Peace Action about their upcoming Picnic for Peace, what it is and what it is reflective of.

 

The Green Desk; April 23, 2019

The Green Desk; April 23, 2019 The Green Desk; April 23, 2019, 20.56 MB
Tue 23 Apr 2019

At the Green Desk, we talk to Forest and Bird NZ. Listen in to find out more. 

The Big Q: How can we combat climate change at the civil society level? April 23, 2019

The Big Q: How can we combat climate change at the civil society level? April 23, 2019 The Big Q: How can we combat climate change at the civil society level? April 23, 2019, 8.85 MB
Tue 23 Apr 2019

How are non-governmental organisations, social movements and transnational networks working to combat climate change globally and locally? Maria Armoudian is joined by Astrid Carrapatoso to discuss this. Astrid has published studies on climate change policy implemented by both local, state, national and international governments.

The Big Q website: www.thebigq.org 

Wire Worry Week: Identity Politics with Golriz Ghahraman: 19th of April, 2019

Wire Worry Week: Identity Politics with Golriz Ghahraman: 19th of April, 2019 Wire Worry Week: Identity Politics with Golriz Ghahraman: 19th of April, 2019, 17.73 MB
Thu 18 Apr 2019

Wire Worry week this week, we discuss optic politics and the media. When Green MP and spokesperson for Human Rights, Golriz Ghahraman became a candidate in politics it was noted she would be New Zealand's first refugee MP. Laura Kvigstad speaks with Ghahraman about how identities are political.

Dear Science w/ Allan Blackman: April 17, 2019

Dear Science w/ Allan Blackman: April 17, 2019 Dear Science w/ Allan Blackman: April 17, 2019, 32.41 MB
Wed 17 Apr 2019

On Dear Science with AUT’s Allan Blackman we are talking black holes and math, and cancer causes showing up in our DNA?

Economic Anxiety w/ Rod Oram: Part 6.1

Economic Anxiety w/ Rod Oram: Part 6.1 1, 17.75 MB
Wed 17 Apr 2019

The first half of Part 6 in A Seven Part Chat with Rod Oram, Lillian Hanly asks where New Zealand's current government stands in terms of the economy?

Board Games w / Vernon Tava; Episode 7; April 16, 2019

Board Games w / Vernon Tava; Episode 7; April 16, 2019 Board Games w / Vernon Tava; Episode 7; April 16, 2019, 25.22 MB
Tue 16 Apr 2019

Vernon Tava joins us to talk about Optics in Politics, for Worry Week, as well as a bit about his thoughts on Local Boards. We started by asking what community meant to him. 

Rāhina Hauora; Connecting the Maramataka and Whenua II; April 16, 2019

Rāhina Hauora; Connecting the Maramataka and Whenua II; April 16, 2019 Rāhina Hauora; Connecting the Maramataka and Whenua II; April 16, 2019, 22.02 MB
Tue 16 Apr 2019

The team behind Rāhina Hauora join us for the second half of a two part series, discussing the use of the Maramataka and Mātauranga Māori to heal the wounds of raupatu in Aotearoa. 

The Green Desk; April 16, 2019

The Green Desk; April 16, 2019 The Green Desk; April 16, 2019, 19.44 MB
Tue 16 Apr 2019

This week at the Green Desk, we discuss oil exploration and government inaction with Amanda Larsson of Greenpeace. Listen in to learn!

The Southern Cross: April 15, 2019

The Southern Cross: April 15, 2019 The Southern Cross: April 15, 2019, 20.62 MB
Mon 15 Apr 2019

Jemima speaks to Pacific Media Watch contributing editor Michael Andrew about the Pacific media boycott of the Indonesian election, the University of the South Pacific winning a $20,000 grant, and the Dawn Raids Exhibition.