Weekdays 7am - 10am

Launch in new window

DJ's Choice

You are here

The Wire with Stewart Sowman-Lund

Latest bCasts • View all

Landlords might be breaching your privacy - Commissioner: 23 May, 2019

Landlords might be breaching your privacy - Commissioner: 23 May, 2019 Landlords might be breaching your privacy - Commissioner: 23 May, 2019, 5.38 MB
Thu 23 May 2019

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.

 

At a Turning Point w / Owen Gill; Full Length Interview ; May 23, 2019

At a Turning Point w / Owen Gill; Full Length Interview ; May 23, 2019 At a Turning Point w / Owen Gill; Full Length Interview ; May 23, 2019, 40.86 MB
Thu 23 May 2019

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. 

Brexit update with Justin in Paris: May 23, 2019

Brexit update with Justin Wong in Paris.mp3 mp3, 4.01 MB
Thu 23 May 2019

Grace speaks to bfm correspondent, Justin, in Paris about Brexit developments. They discuss changes to Theresa May's withdrawl deal and the resignation of leader of the House, Andrea Leadsom.

Zero Carbon Bill with Forest and Bird: May 23, 2019

Zero Carbon Bill with Forest and Bird.mp3 mp3, 5.72 MB
Thu 23 May 2019

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.

The Wire with Lillian: May 22, 2019

The Wire with Lillian: May 22, 2019 The Wire with Lillian: May 22, 2019, 123.79 MB
Wed 22 May 2019

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.

Bantar Gebang report pt 2: May 22nd, 2019

Bantar Gebang report pt 2: May 22nd, 2019 Bantar Gebang report pt 2: May 22nd, 2019 , 9.54 MB
Wed 22 May 2019

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.

Listen to Part One: The trash 'heros' of Jakarta

The Tuesday Wire; May 21, 2019

The Tuesday Wire; May 21, 2019 The Tuesday Wire; May 21, 2019, 103.32 MB
Tue 21 May 2019

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. 

Board Games: A Managing Democracy Pt. 2? May 21, 2019

Board Games: A Managing Democracy Pt. 2? May 21, 2019 2? May 21, 2019, 22.19 MB
Tue 21 May 2019

We continue our talk with the general manager of democracy services at Auckland Council, Marguerite Delbet about voting, local body elections and engagement. Listen in to find out more. 

Board Games; Up to Speed (In a Pedestrian Safe Kind of Way); May 21, 2019

Board Games; Up to Speed (In a Pedestrian Safe Kind of Way); May 21, 2019 Board Games; Up to Speed (In a Pedestrian Safe Kind of Way); May 21, 2019 , 16.02 MB
Tue 21 May 2019

Pippa Coom returns to bring the Tuesday Wire team up to speed on everything happening in local government and the local boards! 

The International Desk w / Lisa; Electing the European Parliament; May 21, 2019

The International Desk w / Lisa; Electing the European Parliament; May 21, 2019 The International Desk w / Lisa; Electing the European Parliament; May 21, 2019, 32.98 MB
Tue 21 May 2019

This week at The International Desk, we discuss the intracies of the upcoming European parliament elections, the structure of the EU and the rise of right wing populism in Europe.