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Kelvin Davis on Waitangi

Kelvin Davis on Waitangi Kelvin Davis on Waitangi, 22.88 MB
Thu 8 Feb 2018

Labour Deputy Leader Kelvin Davis joined Lachlan today in place of Andrew Little. They discuss Waitangi celebrations and prisons in Aotearoa.

This isn't my first rodeo

This isn't my first rodeo This isn't my first rodeo, 9.49 MB
Thu 8 Feb 2018

Rodeo in Aotearoa is coming under increasing pressure with public attitide turning against it and protests at rodeos increasing. Accusations that a bull had to be put down after suffering severe leg injuries during a rodeo last week are being investigated by the SPCA. Lachlan spoke with Apollo Taito from Direct Animal Action about the incident and rodeo in Aotearoa more generally.

The Wire with Lachlan: Thursday 8th February

The Wire with Lachlan: Thursday 8th February The Wire with Lachlan: Thursday 8th February, 129.94 MB
Thu 8 Feb 2018

On today's Wire we spoke to Minister for Corrections Kelvin Davis, as well as Green party co-leadership candidates Marama Davidson and Julie Anne Genter. For our Wire Worry Week, Jemima talked with lecturer Tamsin Hanly about her work with Critical Histories of Aoteroa. Lachlan also talked to Direct Animal Action spokesperson Apollo Taito about the group's opposition to rodeo. Finally we've got regular feature, This Day in History, which takes us back to the Ramadan Revolution of 1963 in the Republic of Iraq.

This Day in History: 1963

This Day in History: 1963 This Day in History: 1963, 28.11 MB
Thu 8 Feb 2018

This Day in History looks at the 1963 Ramadan Revolution in the Republic of Iraq, which saw the overthrow of Prime Minister Abd al-Karim Qasim by his former allies.

Will Cape Town's tap run dry?

Will Cape Town's tap run dry? Will Cape Town's tap run dry?, 11.05 MB
Wed 7 Feb 2018

The South African city of Cape Town is going through one of its worse water crisis. Droughts have put increasing strain on the city's dams - to the point where three quarters of the residents risk loosing their individual access to water. 95bFM producer Lisa Boudet on whether Cape Town will face Day Zero in the (very) near future.  

The Wire with Lillian: Wednesday February 7th, 2018

The Wire with Lillian: Wednesday February 7th, 2018 The Wire with Lillian: Wednesday February 7th, 2018, 102.3 MB
Wed 7 Feb 2018

On the Wire today, Dear Science discussions involve questions around the success of fit bits, the slow turning of the earth's magnetic poles and Donald Crowhurst, who, 50 years ago attempted to sail around the world.

Will Parsonson tells us about the SpaceX launch this morning.

Tracey Martin talks about Waitangi Day.

Dr. Vincent O'Malley explains New Zealand's Declaration of Independence on Wire Worry Week where we are looking in depth at Waitangi.

Finally, Lisa Boudet explains the water crisis in Cape Town South Africa.

Is Space X on the forefront of space travel?

Is Space X on the forefront of space travel? Is Space X on the forefront of space travel?, 3.65 MB
Wed 7 Feb 2018

Producer Will Parsonson takes us through this mornings Falcon Heavy launch from Space X. Is this launch as groundbreaking as some might say or is just the next step in a series of small ventures from Space X? It's too hard to make any calls just yet, so its up to you to work out if Elon Musk is too confident in his bid to be the first to send people to mars, or maybe, just maybe he's about to change humanity for good. Only time will tell.

On the Ground at Waitangi!

On the Ground at Waitangi! On the Ground at Waitangi! , 10.45 MB
Mon 5 Feb 2018

We crossed live to the Treaty Grounds at Waitangi to get a feel for the happenings on the ground from bFM's own Geneva Alexander-Masters. 

Barilla Banter

Barilla Banter Barilla Banter, 4.89 MB
Mon 5 Feb 2018

Mary-Margaret headed down to the quad to check out what was going on at the new Barilla dumplings on campus. She spoke to one of the staff members of the new store and a bunch of students who were walking past. Then there was some delicious on air snacking.

The Wire with Joel: Monday February 5th, 2018

The Wire with Joel: Monday February 5th, 2018 The Wire with Joel: Monday February 5th, 2018, 101.09 MB
Mon 5 Feb 2018

Joel Thomas worked with producers Mary-Margaret Slack and Sam Smith to bring you The Wire on Monday the 5th of February in which:

Joel talked to Māori musician and artist Moana Maniapoto of Moana and the Tribe about what the treaty means to her.

We crossed to Geneva Alexander-Masters who was live at Waitangi and who gave us some insight into the what the day means to her.

Joel to Rachael Burke, an artist participating in The Departure lounge, an art show happening at The Kings Arms this Wednesday.

Mary-Margaret ventured down to the quad to experience uni’s new Barilla dumpling shop.