Harry Willis and producers Ben Goldson and Lachlan Balfour bring you bFM's daily news & current affairs show, including our U.S. news feature State of the States with a correspondent from WNYU News, as well as a regular chat with Labour Minister Andrew Little.
The Wire is 95bFM's long-running daily bastion of news, current affairs and views through the bFM lens.
University drop-out and hospitality aficionado Harry Willis has been working at bFM since early 2017. When he’s not pouring your wine he’s reading up on international and local politics, watching film and amateurly photographing things.
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.
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.
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 departure lounge is a multimedia exhibition paying homage to the stories and history of the kings arms, music venue and bar which is set to close down at the end of this month. Joel talked to Rachael Burke, one of the artists involved in the exhibition, about the significance of the of the work.
Moana Maniapoto is a Māori musician, artist, and self-confessed political junkie who performs under the stage name Moana and the Tribe. Joel Thomas talked to her about the different views on the treaty, and the importance of seeking out Māori settlement stories.
Kate Schuetze, pacific researcher, and writer of Amnesty International's new report on Manus Island refugees speaks with producer Conor. Kate discusses the forced transfer of refugees, lack of security from both PNG forces and locals, and the lack of responsibility taken by the Australian government.