Stewart Sowman and producers Olivia Holdsworth and Grace Watson bring you bFM's daily news & current affairs show 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.
Stewart Sowman-Lund is in his final year of a Law and Arts degree, and a radio reporter for Newstalk ZB. He’s been at 95bFM since 2017, and has spent much of his time covering entertainment news despite being told not to. When not giving his opinion on something, he’ll most likely be found drinking coffee.
Our country’s privacy watchdog has this week released a new set of guidelines, revealing the information that landlords should NOT be able to ask prospective tenants for during the application. Some of them are obvious… but some of them might surprise you if you’ve been house hunting in recent years.
Privacy Commissioner John Edwards spoke with host Stewart Sowman-Lund this morning, and started by explaining what information landlords have reportedly been asking for.
This is the full podcast for an extensive interview with Author and 'Public policy' guy, Owen Gill. After the release of Gill's book, 'Turning Point Auckland', 95bFM Reporter Oscar Perress thought it would be of some interest to delve into the ideas discussed in the book around the future development of Tāmaki Makaurau. They discuss the economics of it, the role of Council moving forward and an array of other topics. Listen in to find out more.
The Zero Carbon bill has passed it's first reading in parliament almost unanimously with a majority of 119 to one. Grace speaks with Forest and Bird spokesperson, Geoff Keey, about what the bill means for the environment.
On Dear Science with AUT’s Marcus Jones we talk about the creation of organisms, the official physical kilogram, and Measles.
We look at some parts of Lillian's interview with rapper, historian and author, Akala, who was in Auckland for the Writer's Festival. They touch on bias, whiteness, schooling, american pop culture and the Christchurch terror attacks.
And, Sherry follows up on her ongoing report from her trip to Indonesia, and talks to Resa Boenard, the founder of BGBJ on how she runs her school which is literally on the landfill.
Sherry continues her report on Banter Gebang, South East Asia’s largest landfill and home to 3,000 families. She visit the landfill as part of her journalism placement in Indonesia, Jakarta over the summer. This week, she talks to Resa Boenard, the founder of BGBJ, the school on Bantar Gebang. Ibu Rastinah, one of the women who work at the plastic sorting companies on the landfill, and the children of the class she helped out with.
The full show podcast of the Wire for Tuesday Rātū the 21st of May 2019. Listen in to hear discussion of the climate strikes and our no longer impending climate crisis,we continue to discuss voter engagement with the General Manager of Democracy Services, Pippa Coom returns to bring us up to speed and we discuss the European Parliamentary elections.