Laura Kvigstad and producer Louis Laws bring you bFM's daily news & current affairs show, including Neighbourhood Watch with Radio Adelaide's Zoe Kounadis, This Day in History with Ben Goldson and a chat with National Party MP Denise Lee.
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Laura Kvigstad is a student at the University of Auckland, and fell in love with journalism in her second year of studying. She was born in Taupo but raised in Canada (hence the accent) and every New Years she takes a road trip to discover a new spot. Laura enjoys a good political debate and hearing various perspectives people have on the world.
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.
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.
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.
Residents of Point Chevalier recently received a pamphlet titled "One Treaty, One Nation". The pamphlet promotes a one law for all agenda and historical revisionism. Lillian Hanly speaks to Sophie Barclay, a Point Chevalier resident, who found the pamphlet in her letterbox.
This week on the Monday Wire Lillian speaks to Sophie Barkley, a Point Chevalier resident, who recevied a racist, one law for all pamphlet in her letterbox. Southern Cross is back with all the news on the Pacific. Lachlan speaks to Jill Ovens, Co-Leader Industrial for MERAS about the midwive's acceptance of a pay agreement with the government. Finally, Chlöe Swarbrick is in studio for the Green Party to discuss everything from clamping legislation to the End of Life Choice Bill.
How is the Trump presidency transforming the United States and how might the Trump-opposition movement “the resistance” effect this? Maria Armoudian speaks with Doug McAdam, Kenneth M. Roberts, David S. Meyer, and David Karpf, co-authors of a new book “The Resistance: The Dawn of the Donald Trump Opposition Movement.”