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The death of the public university? Academic capitalism & the global knowledge economy

The death of the public university? Academic capitalism & the global knowledge economy The death of the public university? Academic capitalism & the global knowledge economy , 20.83 MB
Tue 2 May 2017

Reporter Sam Smith speaks to anthropology Professor Cris Shore about his new book "Death of the Public University?" and the neo-liberalization of higher education. 

NZ Music Month is back but do we still need it?

NZ Music Month is back but do we still need it? NZ Music Month is back but do we still need it? , 10.37 MB
Tue 2 May 2017

NZ Music Month kicked off for another year yesterday. However, with the local industry doing well, thanks in large to music streaming, and the success of New Zealand artists do we still need a NZ Music Month? Reporter Sam Smith spoke to NZ Music Month manager Simon Woods about this year's celebration of New Zealand music, and the place of the month on the music calendar. 

ANZAC day: Protest and counter-protest

ANZAC day: Protest and counter-protest ANZAC day: Protest and counter-protest, 13.15 MB
Mon 1 May 2017

A routine interview with activists from Peace Action Wellington was pushed to the top of the news cycle last week, after it was interrupted by the son of NZ First's Chief of Staff, David Broome. Producer Ben speaks to one of the activists, Ellie Clayton, as well as NZ First leader, Winston Peters.

 

 

New Green Party candidate

New Green Party candidate New Green Party candidate, 11.41 MB
Mon 1 May 2017

bFM reporter Lillian Hanly speaks with well known activist and organiser and now Green Party candidate Teanau Tuiono.

The Wire with Amanda: Monday 5th May 2017

The Wire with Amanda: Monday 5th May 2017 The Wire with Amanda: Monday 5th May 2017, 108.71 MB
Mon 1 May 2017

On The Wire with Amanda and producer Ben Goldson we speak to Peace Action Wellington activist Ellie Clayton, as well as NZ First leader Winston Peters, about the ANZAC Day protests. bFM reporter Lillian Hanly speaks with well known activist and organiser and now Green Party candidate Teanau Tuiono.We also have our weekly chat with the Green Party co-leaders, this week talking to Metiria Turei about Pike River footage and the Māori caucus tour. We also have our regular Pacific news segment, Southern Cross, with AUT's Pacific Media Centre's Kendall Hutt. This week she brought along PMC colleague Julie Cleaver to discuss their recent trip to Fiji for PMC's 'Bearing Witness' project. 

This Week's Bits: Sunday, 30th April, 2017

This Week's Bits: Sunday, 30th April, 2017 This Week's Bits: Sunday, 30th April, 2017, 52.46 MB
Sun 30 Apr 2017

Hannah Ross gives you the low down of this weeks best bFM news bits.

Dr. Siouxsie Wiles on antibiotic resistance in New Zealand

Dr. Siouxsie Wiles on antibiotic resistance in New Zealand Siouxsie Wiles on antibiotic resistance in New Zealand, 19.35 MB
Fri 28 Apr 2017

Dr. Siouxsie Wiles is the author of the newly released book - Antibiotic Resistance which talks about the threat posed to New Zealanders by antibiotic resistant bacteria.

New Zealand’s cases of infectious bacteria are increasing whilst most other countries are decreasing, bFM’s Tess Barnett talked to Susie about why this is, and what we need to do so we can tackle these issues and minimise risks.

Forest and Bird’s Annabeth Cohen on the latest national freshwater report

Forest and Bird’s Annabeth Cohen on the latest national freshwater report Forest and Bird’s Annabeth Cohen on the latest national freshwater report, 8.81 MB
Fri 28 Apr 2017

New Zealand’s rivers and lakes are under increasing pressure, according to the latest national report from the Ministry for the Environment and Stats NZ about the state of freshwater.

bFM’s Harry Willis speaks to Forest and Bird’s, Annabeth Cohen about the report, the problems with the way data was presented, and how the report is shifting our focus from Agricultural to urban land although urban environments make up at 1% of land use and pastoral use is at 40%.

The Wire with Tess: Friday 28th April, 2017

The Wire with Tess: Friday 28th April, 2017 The Wire with Tess: Friday 28th April, 2017, 121.72 MB
Fri 28 Apr 2017

On The Wire with Tess, we spoke to the director of Just Speak, Katie Bruce talking about a new report they released, we talk to National MP, Matt Doocey about the mental health funding increase and the report released by the UN about solitary confinement. We talk to Radio Adelaide’s Nicole Wedding for all the latest in Australian news. We spoke to Susie Wiles, the author of the newly released book - antibiotic resistance about the threat this poses to New Zealanders and how we need to take action. And lastly we speak to AnnaBeth Cohen about the increasing pressures for NZ rivers and lakes after the latest report from the Ministry for the Environment and Stats NZ about the state of freshwater.

JustSpeak’s Katie Bruce on an increase in criminal justice spending

JustSpeak’s Katie Bruce on an increase in criminal justice spending JustSpeak’s Katie Bruce on an increase in criminal justice spending, 4.1 MB
Fri 28 Apr 2017

bFM’s Kelly Enright speaking to JustSpeak director Katie Bruce about their newest report.

The report details how the Bail Amendment Act 2013, and the current housing crisis has lead to a rise in criminal justice spending.