Lillian Hanly and producer Sherry Zhang bring you bFM's daily news & current affairs show, including Dear Sciencethanks toMOTATwith AUT Chemistry professor Allan Blackman or Marcus Jones and our regular chat with Fletcher Tabuteau from New Zealand First.
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Lillian Hanly has recently finished her Masters, a critical look at the exclusive-ness of the 'Kiwi bloke', and is now the News Director at 95bFM after volunteering since early 2014. In her spare time she'll be catching up on reading all the Noam Chomsky and Charles W. Mills books she wasn't able to in the past 5 five years of tertiary education, trying to make her second documentary film and lifeguarding at Bethells Beach. Ko Te Reo Māori te reo tuatahi a Lillian, he wahine Pākehā nō Aotearoa, Lillian is Pākehā and her first language is Māori. This upbringing highly influences the way she tells stories on the radio.
We welcomed (We hope) Whau local board Chairperson, Tracy Mulholland. We discussed the Whau Pacific People’s Plan, which is a plan aimed at better connecting with the Whau Pacific communities. We also discussed the role and place of community wardens. Listen in to find out more!
The full show podcast for the Wire for tuesday the 25th of June, 2019. We have a full show today, discussions with Whau Local board chair, Tracy Mulholland about The Pacific Peoples Plan and Stats NZ's Jason Attewell about gender inclusion. At the Green Desk, We talk climate emergency declarations with Penny Hulse. And finally at the International Desk, we delve in to the Istanbul elections and what it all means.
A big thank you to everyone who spoke to us today and helped to put the show together!
We were lucky enough to be joined by Jason Attewell of Stats NZ to discuss the new inclusion of questions around gender in Stats NZ surveys. We talked about the importance of the inclusions and what it means in a statistical context. Listen in to find out more.
This week on the Monday Wire, Jemima speaks to Green Party co-leader James Shaw about the second reading of the End of Life Choice Bill. Southern Cross is back with the latest in Pacific news. Lachlan talks to John Minto from Palestinian Solidarity Network about Isreal's treatment of Palestinan refugees. Izzy speaks to James Ranstead, National President of the New Zealand Union of Student's Association, about making sanitary products free in schools.
A Palestinian solidarity group is calling on the Israeli Ambassador to New Zealand to apologise to citizens for their country’s treatment of palestinian refugees. Israel has been criticised by the United Nations and other groups for its refusal to let refugees return to their homeland, which contravenes international law. Lachlan spoke with John Minto from the Palestinian Solidarity Network about Israel’s treatmnet of Palestinian refugees.
All over the world, and throughout history, music has been a vital part of effecting social and political change. At times the powers-that-be resist that change by oppressing the arts and the artists. Can music bring about social and political change? How has music shaped politics historically and today? Maria Armoudian discusses these questions with Professors Mark LeVine, Josh Kun, and Richard Flacks.
When speaking to people about sex education in their experience, you'll have a variety of responses. Some people had a single day of sex education in their entire time at school, some are concerned about the lack of concent education and some say they don’t even remember what they were taught in amongst their sex education. Michelle Kasey is a sex and relationship councilor who believes sex education should be more sex positive. While she’s not an expert on the sex ed curriculum she says she works with people every day who have been affected by a fear based approach to sex education. She joined Laura Kvigstad to discuss her work. If you'd like to find our more, you can find free resources on her website here or find her on Facebook or Instagram.