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Lillian Hanly speaks with Attitude award winner Hamish Taverner

Lillian Hanly speaks with Attitude award winner Hamish Taverner Lillian Hanly speaks with Attitude award winner Hamish Taverner, 13.38 MB
Mon 13 Nov 2017

Hamish Taverner, People First NZ member and former National Chairperson won the Leadership award at the Attitude awards last week, Lillian Hanly spoke with him the next morning to find out more.

 

Michele Leggott on Vanishing Points, her latest book

Michele Leggott on Vanishing Points, her latest book Michele Leggott on Vanishing Points, her latest book, 49.62 MB
Mon 13 Nov 2017

Michele Leggott is an Auckland based poet and English professor who has spent the last several years living with blindness. Joel Thomas spoke with Leggott about her recent book, Vanishing Points, which captures and preserves snapshots of moments and memory.

This Weeks Bits: Sunday, 12th of November, 2017

This Weeks Bits: Sunday, 12th of November, 2017 This Weeks Bits: Sunday, 12th of November, 2017, 25.28 MB
Sun 12 Nov 2017

Kelly gives you the lowdown on the best bFM news bits of the week!

Cutting Costs and Cutting Staff

Cutting Costs and Cutting Staff Cutting Costs and Cutting Staff, 5.81 MB
Fri 10 Nov 2017

Producer Laura Kvigstad talks with Rail and Maritime Transport Union Spokesperson, John Kerr, about a petition to Auckland Transport cutting staff on trains and buses 

 

TPP-eh?

TPP-Aye? TPP-Aye?, 19.61 MB
Fri 10 Nov 2017

Producer Conor caught up with Professor Jane Kelsey from the University of Auckland Law Department. Kelsey updated us on the recent developments in negotiations of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement, and discussed possible motivations for states to pursue or reject the deal. 

Please Recycle!

Please Recycle! Please Recycle!, 8.6 MB
Fri 10 Nov 2017

Producer, Laura Kvigstad talks with the Sustainability Manager at Reclaim, Peter Ralph, about recycling week and the efforts to raise awareness around the importance of recycling.

 

Neighbourhood Watch: white nationalism and disability ethics

Neighbourhood Watch: white nationalism and disability ethics Neighbourhood Watch: white nationalism and disability ethics , 16.37 MB
Fri 10 Nov 2017

Today on Neighbourhood Watch with Nicole Wedding from Radio Adelaide. 

Australian Labor MP Sam Dastyari was ambushed in a pub and attacked with racist comments. The Victorian disability minister urgently intervened to remove a man with a profound intellectual disability from prison. And finally, further controversy around the legislation of same-sex marriage. 

The Wire with Kelly: Friday 10th November

The Wire with Kelly: Friday 10th November The Wire with Kelly: Friday 10th November, 72.8 MB
Fri 10 Nov 2017

Today on the Wire, we deliver you a packed full Friday show of news and political commentary: 

First up, producer Conor caught up with Professor Jane Kelsey from the University of Auckland Law Department. Kelsey updated us on the recent developments in negotiations of the TPP, and discussed possible motivations for states to pursue or reject the deal. National Party MP Jami-Lee Ross chats about the discussions occurring around the TPP agreements in Manila, and Kelly challenges some of National's views on the matter. They then talk about cabinet committees and the first week of a Labour parliament. Producer Laura talks with Rail and Maritime Transport Union Spokesperson, John Kerr, about a petition to Auckland Transport on the cutting of staff on trains and buses. Today on Neighbourhood Watch with Nicole Wedding from Radio Adelaide: Australian Labor MP Sam Dastyari was ambushed in a pub and attacked with racist comments. The Victorian disability minister urgently intervened to remove a man with a profound intellectual disability from prison. And finally, further controversy around the legislation of same-sex marriage. Producer Laura then talks with the Sustainability Manager at Reclaim, Peter Ralph, about recycling week and the efforts to raise awareness around the importance of recycling.

 

Global outlook: Risky and unpredictable?

Global outlook: Risky and unpredictable? Global outlook: Risky and unpredictable?, 40.57 MB
Thu 9 Nov 2017

Professor John Hewson is an economic and financial expert with experience in academia, business, government, media and the financial system. He has worked as an economist for the Australian Treasury, the Reserve Bank, the International Monetary Fund and as an advisor to two successive Federal Treasurers and the Prime Minister. He is the former Leader of the Federal Opposition in Australia. In February 2014, Professor Hewson joined the Australian National University as Professor and Chair of the Tax and Transfer Policy Institute.

Harry spoke with Hewson ahead of his speech at the University of Auckland on "The overlapping economic challenges and geo-political changes and tensions make the global economic scene riskier and more unpredictable than at any time since the late 1960s". They also took time to chat about NZ's economic place in the world, and the potential implications of the TPPA for this part of the world.

Disorder in the house with Simon Bridges

Disorder in the house with Simon Bridges Disorder in the house with Simon Bridges, 15.07 MB
Thu 9 Nov 2017

Lachlan spoke with Shadow Leader of the House Simon Bridges about the confusion over the election of Trevor Mallard to speaker. He also spoke with Dr Stephen Winter from the University of Auckland about the role of select committees and what significance the increase in seats from 96 to 108 will have.