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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.

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.

The Departure Lounge, an exhibition at the King's Arms

The Departure Lounge, an exhibition at the King's Arms The Departure Lounge, an exhibition at the King's Arms, 5.27 MB
Mon 5 Feb 2018

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 on Waitangi Day

Wire Worry Week - Waitangi Wire Worry Week - Waitangi, 9.6 MB
Mon 5 Feb 2018

Wire Worry Week - Waitangi

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.

The Wire with Kelly: 2 February 2018

The Wire with Kelly: 2 February 2018 The Wire with Kelly: 2 February 2018 , 104.55 MB
Fri 2 Feb 2018

Drug Trials and Tribulations

Drug Trials and Tribulations Drug Trials and Tribulations , 3.56 MB
Fri 2 Feb 2018

Sick of paying for drugs? Let them pay you. Zoe Pearson, a participant in a clinical drug trial, talks processes and requirements of partaking in a trial. 

Manus Island: Amnesty International's Report on the Treatment of Refugees

Manus Island: Amnesty International's Report on the Treatment of Refugees Manus Island: Amnesty International's Report on the Treatment of Refugees, 21.83 MB
Fri 2 Feb 2018

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.