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Hera Lindsay Bird

Hera Lindsay Bird Hera Lindsay Bird, 14.28 MB
Mon 8 May 2017

The Ockham Book Awards is coming up on Tuesday night next week. Hera Lindsay Bird’s debut self-titled book of poetry that was released last year is nominated for the Ockham Books Poetry Award. Host of The Wire, Amanda Jane Robinson, speaks to Hera about her work. 

 

The Wire with Amanda: Monday 8th May 2017

The Wire with Amanda: Monday 8th May 2017 The Wire with Amanda: Monday 8th May 2017, 103.03 MB
Mon 8 May 2017

This Week host Amanda and producer Ben speak to Chris Roberts from Tourism Industry Aoteroa about the proposed "bed tax", Green Party co-leader James Shaw about National's social investment package and NZ students in Australia, AUT Pacific Media Centre's Kendall Hutt and David Robie about how French election results will impact the Pacific, and World Press Freedom Day. We also speak to researched Max Rashbrooke about inequality in New Zealand, and we talk with poet Hera Lindsay Bird ahead of the Ockham Book Awards next week. 

All this and more on the Monday Wire - check out the full podcast here.

This Week's Bits: Sunday May 7th, 2017

This Week's Bits: Sunday May 7th, 2017 This Week's Bits: Sunday May 7th, 2017, 25.34 MB
Sun 7 May 2017

Hannah Ross gives you the low down of this week's best bFM news bits.

Professor Innes Asher, Child Poverty Action Group health spokesperson

Professor Innes Asher, Child Poverty Action Group health spokesperson Professor Innes Asher, Child Poverty Action Group health spokesperson, 10.35 MB
Fri 5 May 2017

Child Poverty Action Group commends the Government’s new Better Public Services health targets which it says has improving child well-being at the heart.
95bFM reporter, Kelly, began by asking about the better public service targets, and why 2012 was so successful in that regard.

 

Report: Where does Savemart get its clothes from?

Report: Where does Savemart get its clothes from? Report: Where does Savemart get its clothes from?, 11.7 MB
Fri 5 May 2017

Have you ever wondered what happens to the clothes in the big blue bins marked with the Child Cancer Foundation logo? Would it surprise you to learn that the clothes get collected by Savemart, sold for profit, and a slice of those profits then go to charity? Well, it seems you're not the only one. Joel Thomas reports.

The Wire with Tess: Friday 05 May, 2017

The Wire with Tess: Friday 05 May, 2017 The Wire with Tess: Friday 05 May, 2017, 100.15 MB
Fri 5 May 2017

This Week host Tess and producer Joel speak to David Hines from the Secular Education Network about how religion is taught in schools. They have their weekly chat with National MP Jami Lee, the usual Radio Adelaide’s Nicole Wedding for all the latest in Australian news and a report on the clothing bins operated by Savemart.

All this and more on the Friday Wire - check out the full podcast here

David Hines from the Secular Education Network on Religious Favouritism in Schools

Secular Education Network Secular Education Network, 18.12 MB
Fri 5 May 2017

The government have been accused of breaching the bill of rights with religious education. The case says The Education Act allows for religious favouritism in schools. He has filed a case with the human rights review tribunal with 26 witnesses and 13 cases of parents whose children have been mistreated, where beliefs have been misrepresented. 95bFM Wire host, Tess Barnett, spoke with David Hines about the issue.

WWF-New Zealand Campaigner David Tong on a fundraiser for Māui Dolphin’s

WWF-New Zealand Campaigner David Tong on a fundraiser for Māui Dolphin’s WWF-New Zealand Campaigner David Tong on a fundraiser for Māui Dolphin’s , 10.06 MB
Fri 5 May 2017

Yesterday, WWF-New Zealand officially launched the Māui Dolphin Challenge, a fundraising campaign to save one of New Zealand’s most endangered and beloved animals. The campaign challenges New Zealanders to fundraise by pledging to do something involving the number 63. 

 

The Wire with Jogai: Thursday 4th May, 2017

The Wire with Jogai: Thursday 4th May, 2017 The Wire with Jogai: Thursday 4th May, 2017, 117.99 MB
Thu 4 May 2017

This week, Jogai and Ximena chat to an Associate Professor of Auckland University's Department of Computer Science, Ian Watson, about his upcoming talk on the ethics of Artificial Intelligence, and Jogai catches up with one of the creator's of Equalise My Vocals, Trixie Darko. Our weekly feature State of the States is back with all new correspondence, and Labour Leader Andrew Little is back for our weekly chat. All this and more on the Thursday Wire - check out the full podcast here

Passing the mic with Equalise My Vocals

Passing the mic with Equalise My Vocals Passing the mic with Equalise My Vocals, 17.85 MB
Thu 4 May 2017

Equalise My Vocals is a new campaign set to address the New Zealand music scene's gender problems, brought to you by the lovely Coco Solid and Trixie Darko. Through a series of interviews and panel discussions with a diverse range of women, Coco and Trixie hope to shed light on the real issues this NZ Music Month. bFM reporter Jogai Bhatt speaks to Trixie to learn a little more, beginning with the question of how the project initially came about.