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.
Neutral corner for this week looks at the coverage of recent revelations that the government's of Venezuela and the United States have been taking part in secret negotiations, despite bellicose statements made by both in public.
We livecrossed to producer Bronwyn Wilde down on Queen Street at the 350 organisation's protest against ANZ's ongoing investment in the fossil fuel industry.
The protest comes after members of 350 found ANZ representatives in attendance at a recent Petroleum Club meeting. The satirical demostration required Aucklanders to vote on which fictional fossil fuel project they would like to see ANZ sponser next, in a bid to show what it would look like if ANZ was transparent about its ties to the fossil fuel industry.
Massey University’s Healthy Work Group released a study this week looking into workplace wellbeing, through what they call a Workplace Barometer to analyse the psycho-social safety climate of participating organisations.
Deb spoke to associate head of the school of management at Massey University, and co-author of the study Bevan Catley, about what a psycho-social safety climate is, and how well we’re doing dealing with mental health in the workplace.
A hikoi from Ihumatao is making its way through Auckland, to Jacinda Ardern’s Mount Albert office. They're hand delivering a petition of over 20,000 signatures, calling on the Prime Minister to visit the site. Our reporter Tu was there, the pouring rain, and spoke to Stewart Sowman-Lund live.