Listen back to features and interviews from 95bFM's daily news & current affairs show, The Wire. Your hosts Amanda Robinson, India Essuah, Ximena Smith, Harry Willis and Joel Thomas focus on the issues of Tāmaki Makaurau and elsewhere, in independent-thinking bFM style. Weekdays 12-1pm on 95bFM.
A new Theatre Production 'It's A Trial' debates the future of the arts. It incorporates a trial setting and pulls the audience into the debate. Producer Laura Kvigstad talks with the shows Producer, Joel Baxendale on the upcoming feature.
Kelly spoke with Geoff Reid, environmental activist and photographer, who is calling for a property developer that is building a gated community in Karepiro Bay to step down from his position on the board of Te Papa. Geoff explains the degradation that is occuring in the Okura marine reserve because of the malpractice surrounding the construction and environmental consideration.
The Salvation Army recently released their State of the Nation report, highlighting the struggle of low income families in Aotearoa. Lachlan spoke with Associate professor Susan St John of the Child Poverty Action Group about the report.
After Bill English announced his resignation on Tuesday, the National Party's leadership race began, with Simon Bridges, Judith Collins and Amy Adams currently standing for the position. Jemima talked to political commentator, Dr Bryce Edwards, about English's resignation, the pros and cons of each leadership candidate, the National Party leadership seclection process and who he thinks has got it in the bag.
Last night National Party MP, Amy Adams, announced her candidacy for the National Party leadership race. Jemima spoke to Adams about why she chose to stand, what her opinion is on women in politics at the moment and what chances she thinks the National Party has of winning the election in 2020.
We speak to politics expert Dr Bryce Edwards about the National Party leadership contest, as well as one of the candidates, MP Amy Adams. There's also Justice Minister Andrew Little and Child Poverty Action Group economist Susan St John. Finally we have This Day in History, which takes us back to 1989.
On todays Wire show we have an entertaining Dear Science segment talking about a link between asparagus and cancer, the measurement of 'Mole', and the year of the periodic table. Lillian talks to Tracey Martin about nationals change in leadership. Producer Reuben Mclaren talks to SCOOP editor about the recent stock market crash. Lillian also investigates The Treaty of Waitangi and its role at the University of Auckland, and Lisa Boudet covers the upcoming Auckland Fringe festival. Lots of things happen in todays show, lots of people contribute to our stories and Dear Science is awesome as per usual. Tune in people.
What does a Treaty Partnership look like in the context of the University of Auckland? A conversation with Mohi Allen, one of the leaders of the Māori Students Association, and Professor David Williams of the law school.
On todays segment of Dear Science with AUT's Allan Blackman, we talk about how x-rays have discovered the inner workings of Picassos art, how dietry supplement may not be as they seem, and how an ameture scientific photographer has managed to snap the first image of a suspended atom using a standard camera.
Today on the Green Desk, Conor caught up with Dr Regina Eisert of the Universit of Canterbury's Gateway Antarctica programme. Reinga has just returned from a summer spent in Antarctica monitoring the patterns of Killer Whales, and shares her experiences of the project.
Tracey Martin talks to Lillian Hanly about the Child Poverty Reduction Bill, the Housing stocktake report, Māori sovereignty and how important a leader is to a political party. We started by talking about how her week has been.
On todays Dear Science, AUT's Allan Blackman talks to us about how asparagus has been found to effect the metabolisation of cancer cells in breast cancer patients. We also talk about Moles, not the skin growth nor the burrowing mammal, but the unit of measurement. Finally we discuss how 2019 will be the year of the periodic table, and Will makes some good suggestions for Allans plans to celebrate the famous chemistry tool.
Green Desk connoisseur Conor Mercer caught up with freshwater advocate for Forest and Bird Annabeth Cohen. They discussed the threat water drainage pumps are creating for our native eel population, as well as some interesting facts about how the slippery creatures breed.
Joel talks to James Shaw for the first time this year. They discussed his trip to Waitangi and how the Labour Party had not yet admitted that Māori sovereignty was never ceded to the crown. They also discussed the inclusion of questions on sexual orientation and gender identity in the 2023 census and the importance of gathering statistics on rainbow communities.