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The Wire with Leonard: June 5th

The Wire with Leonard: June 5th The Wire with Leonard: June 5th, 107.67 MB
Tue 5 Jun 2018

Tuesday Wire for the 5th of May. 
Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Jim Boult about Housing issues in the district
Conor Knell does an International Piece on the Mexican Elections
Jack Marshalls Green Desk investigates Monarch Butterflies with Jim Early
Camden Howitt from Sustainable Coastlines discusses World Environment Day
Everyday People chats with an young  American Bloke in Albert Park

Te Kare on acting and his inspirations

Te Kare on acting and his inspirations Te Kare on acting and his inspirations, 18.22 MB
Fri 1 Jun 2018

Jason Te Kare, a seasoned actor and producer of drama in New Zealand has a beautiful and diverse background which he brings to his art. Kelly chats to him about his upcoming show, Cellfish, and the research and personal experience that was involved in the formation of the work. 

Continued conversation around moko

Moko reclamation Moko reclamation , 5.23 MB
Fri 1 Jun 2018

Tina Ngata of Ngati Porou is calling for a hui to discuss the appropriation of moko by Pākehā and how Māori should respond to that. Guest reporter Hinehua Rapira-Kiel spoke with Tina around what that hui would look like, and what it would achieve. 

Vote In The By-Election Before It's A Bye Election!

Vote In The By-Election Before It's A Bye Election! Vote In The By-Election Before It's A Bye Election!, 12.82 MB
Fri 1 Jun 2018

Early voting for the By-Election of the Northcote Electorate MP has opened! Laura Kvigstad has a quick chat with Associate Professor for Massey University and Political Commentator, Grant Duncan and then talks with National Party Candidate, Dan Bidois and grabs a quick snippet of audio from Labour Candidates, Shanan Halbert's campaign rally where the candidates discuss the priorities if they were elected. 

I/v with Miriam Clements: June 1, 2018 [Full Interview]

I/v with Miriam Clements: June 1, 2018 [Full Interview] I/v with Miriam Clements: June 1, 2018 [Full Interview], 5.67 MB
Fri 1 Jun 2018

Miriam Clements wants a national referendum on whether Auckland's North Shore should become independent from the rest of New Zealand. Clements, a member of the Logic Party, says the North Shore should have its own Reserve Bank, currency and be governed by its own Prime Minister.

Stewart spoke with her and asked her why this is a good idea and how it would be achieved.

I/v with Richard Hills: June 1, 2018 [Full Interview]

I/v with Richard Hills: June 1, 2018 [Full Interview] I/v with Richard Hills: June 1, 2018 [Full Interview], 6.15 MB
Fri 1 Jun 2018

Miriam Clements wants a national referendum on whether Auckland's North Shore should become independent from the rest of New Zealand. Clements, a member of the Logic Party, says the North Shore should have its own Reserve Bank, currency and be governed by its own Prime Minister.

Stewart spoke with North Shore councilor Richard Hills and asked him whether he agreed and if the public would support the idea.

The Wire with Kelly: Friday 1st June

The Wire with Kelly: Friday 1st June The Wire with Kelly: Friday 1st June, 111.02 MB
Fri 1 Jun 2018

N.B.: TODAY'S WIRE CONTAINS INSTANCE OF POOR JOURNALISTIC PRACTICE.
The views of Miriam Clements were aired in truncated form without the listener being informed of the edit. The opposing views of Councillor Richard Hills were aired unedited. 95bFM does not consider this balanced journalism and wishes to apologise to Ms. Clements and Wire listeners for its error in judgement. 95bFM also wishes to make clear that any referendum on the topic concerned within said interviews would require 400,000 national votes - not votes contained within the North Shore region as potentially insinuated. - P.D.


Should the North Shore become its own country? Aucklander Miriam Clements wants a referendum on the subject. North Shore councillor Richard Hills and Miriam Clements give their thoughts to Stewart.

Kelly checks in with Te Roopu Nahinara National Party MP Jami Lee Ross.

We cross to Rachel McDonald to find out what is happening in Australian news.

Laura talks with Political Commentator, Grant Duncan on the Northcote By Election and got a quick comment from the National Party Candidate Dan Bidois.

And finally, Kelly speaks with Jason Te Kare on his upcoming show Cellfish, and the story he is trying to portray of incarceration and rehabilitation.

The Wire with Lachlan: Thursday 31st May

The Wire with Lachlan: Thursday 31st May The Wire with Lachlan: Thursday 31st May, 103.57 MB
Thu 31 May 2018

First up on today’s Wire, Lachlan speaks with Dr Bridgette Toy-Cronin about the gaps in legal services in Aotearoa. Neutral corner returns, this week looking at the apparently faked death of a Kremlin critic. Andrew LIttle joins Lachlan for their regular chat where they discuss New Zealand’s abortion laws, the three strikes law, and legal aid. Jemima speaks with Simon Bridges about his views on crime, our abortion laws, and his polling. Finally, this day in history looks at Israel’s raid on the 2010 Gaza Flotilla.

Neutral Corner: Dead or alive?

Neutral Corner: Dead or alive? Neutral Corner: Dead or alive?, 12.04 MB
Thu 31 May 2018

On this week's Neutral Corner, we look at the apparently hoaxed death of journalist and critic of the Russian state, Arkady Babchenko

This Day in History: 2010

This Day in History: 2010 This Day in History: 2010, 27.61 MB
Thu 31 May 2018

This Day in History takes us back to 2010, for the interception of the Gaza Freedom Flotilla by the Israeli Navy.