Lillilan Hanly and producers Lisa Boudet and Leah Garcia-Purves bring you bFM's daily news & current affairs show, including Dear Science with AUT Chemistry professor Allan Blackman and our regular chat with Tracey Martin from New Zealand First.
The Wire is 95bFM's long-running daily bastion of news, current affairs and views through the bFM lens.
Lillian Hanly has recently finished her Masters, a wannabe exposé on John Key, and is now the News Director at bFM 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.
Our worry week topic is substance use, abuse, and legislation.The New Zealand Needle exchange has been in operation for 30 years, and was one of the first of its kind globally. Lachlan spoke with Kathryn Leafe from the New Zealand Needle Exchange to discuss the programme and its effect.
First up on today’s Wire, our Worry Week topics is substance use, abuse, and legislation. Lachlan talks to to Kathryn Leafe from the NZ Needle Exchange about the programme. Oscar talks to Associate National secretary of E Tu union John Ryle about the devaluation of the public service industry. Andrew Little joins us for our regular chat, this week discussing the family court review and calls for it to be a royal inquiry, and the upcoming cannabis referendum. Finally, Ben brings us This Day in History on nationalisation of the Suez Canal.
This week, our theme is Substance use, abuse, legislation and policy. We look into the Global Drug survey, the largest of its kind in the world.
The research seeks information about people's experiences of drug use, regardless of the legal status of the substance, so that data can be collected and shared with the public.
95bFM reporter Pearl spoke to Adam Winstock, a London based consultant psychiatrist, addiction medicine specialist and the founder of the Global Drug Survey, about what he hopes to achieve with the research project.
While the Health Select Committee is finalising its report on the Medicinal Cannabis Government Bill as we speak, the National Party has announced its intention to drop its support, instead putting a member’s bill in the ballot under MP Shane Reti’s name. National Party Leader Simon Bridges said he would not support an “un thought-through bill”, even though the opposition stood for the government bill in its first reading.
I talked to the Chris Fowlie, the spokesperson of the National Organisation for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, and asked whether he was surprised by National’s support withdrawal, and what it meant for the future.
On Dear Science with AUT’s Allan Blackman we talk about sunscreen, and two great female scientists: one is a New Zealand astronomer, the other an English Chemist.
For our usual segment with the New Zealand First party, Harry talks to Internal affairs and associate education minister, Tracey Martin.
On Wire worry week, two topics: first we have chosen to re play producer Pearl Little’s interview with Adam Winstock, a London based consultant psychiatrist, addiction medicine specialist and the founder of the Global Drug Survey.
Ad Lisa also spoke with Chris Fowlie from the National Organisation for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, about the medicinal cannabis bill.
On Dear Science with AUT’s Allan Blackman we talk about sunscreen, and two great female scientists: one is New Zealand astronomer Beatrice Tinsley, a New Zealand academic, who worked on the aging of galaxies, but who’s been sort of forgotten by History…
The other an English Chemist. It's the 98th anniversary of the birth of Rosalind Franklin, who used xray to advance chemistry greatly
Storms and fires are on the rise, in both quantity and severity, bringing disastrous consequences to lives and livelihoods. How do we deal with the storms, particularly with the loss of power? Maria Armoudian talks to Steve Matthewman and Julie MacArthur from the University of Auckland.