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.
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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.
What impact can political corruption have on society? What effect will the allegations against U.S. President Donald Trump, his family, and his associates have on government and society in the United States? Maria Armoudian discusses the potential consequences of the ongoing investigation into Donald Trump with Matthew Stephenson and Richard Gordon.
Talia Bayes interviews Emily Hunter, a member of Greenpeace New Zealand, about the current issue of little penguins being found on the Bay of Plenty coast. Why is this happening and how can we help it?
Dotted around the country are reminders of New Zealand’s colonial past in the form of statues. Many of the people in these statues committed atrocities in their time and their legacies are being reevaluated. Lachlan spoke with Dr Hirini Kaa from the University of Auckland about these statues, what they represent, and what should be done about them in 2018.
International News Reporter Conor Knell sheds some light on the failure of the EU Customs Union Withdrawal bill and works through what happens if it passes or if it fails the house of commons in the next few days
Conor talks with Patrick Bronte from Nga Toa Kiwi Veterans about ANZAC day, what the Armed forces are up to now and how we can better treat our returned servicemen and women who bear the physical and mental scars of war
What are the root causes of genocide? What do historical genocides have in common? How does small-scale violence against targeted groups become genocidal? And what we can learn from the three forgotten genocides? Maria Armoudian chairs a live panel on genocide featuring experts Tracey McIntosh, Panayiotis Diamadis, and Chris Wilson.