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95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 13, 2021

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 13, 2021 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 13, 2021, 241.5 MB
Thu 13 May 2021

I tēnei ata kei te Hōtaka Parakuihi: Dr Lara Greaves in on the line for another riveting Political Commentary; Sam Low chats about the history of Sweet and Sour pork in Breakfast Food; Writer and taonga pūoro practitioner Ruby Solly (Kai Tahu, Waitaha, Kāti Māmoe) popped in for a kōrero about her music, mahi and the awesome series 'Oro'; and living legend Patricia (Ngāti Toa, Ngāti Raukawa, Te Ati Awa) phones up to talk about her new memoir! Whakarongo mai nei!

Canterbury water rally: May 13, 2021

Canterbury water rally: May 13, 2021 Canterbury water rally: May 13, 2021, 10.88 MB
Thu 13 May 2021

Canterbury environementalist are protesting today in front of Envrionment Canterbury's offices to protest the agency's decision to grant a ten year extension to an environmental consent of a highly controversial irrigation scheme.  The spokesperson of one of the groups, Aotearoa Water Action, spoke to Justin.

Otago University Wellington's housing report: May 13, 2021

Otago University Wellington's housing report: May 13, 2021 Otago University Wellington's housing report: May 13, 2021, 8.87 MB
Thu 13 May 2021

A new report by the Otago University in Wellington discovered that five per cent of houses in New Zealand are lacking basic amenities including drinkable tap water, electricity or a toilet.  The report's lead author Helen Vickers is a Research Fellow at Otago University in Wellington's He Kāinga Oranga programme.  She spoke to Justin about the report.

 

Government reducing transaction fees: May 13, 2021

Government reducing transaction fees: May 13, 2021 Government reducing transaction fees: May 13, 2021, 5.11 MB
Thu 13 May 2021

The government said it is planning to reduce merchant service fees for small businesses, which is a fee that banks charge for every transaction made on contactless debit and credit cards.

Solar farming: May 13, 2021

Solar farming: May 13, 2021 Solar farming: May 13, 2021, 6.15 MB
Thu 13 May 2021

Auckland-based energy company Lodestone is planning to build five solar farms across the North Island and generate enough power for 55,000 households while conducting dairy farming on the side.  The company's Director for Development Daniel Cunningham spoke to reporter James Tapp.

I/V w/ Ruby Solly: May 13, 2021

I/V w/ Ruby Solly: May 13, 2021 I/V w/ Ruby Solly: May 13, 2021, 24.2 MB
Thu 13 May 2021

Ruby Solly (Kai Tahu, Waitaha, Kāti Māmoe) is a musician, writer and taonga puoro practitioner who is in Tāmaki Makaurau for the Auckland Writer's festival this week. Tune in to hear about Oro the series she has curated for the festival exploring the intersections of music, Te Ao Māori and writing. Whakarongo mai nei! 

Political Commentary w/ Dr. Lara Greaves: May 13, 2021

Political Commentary w/ Dr. Lara Greaves: May 13, 2021 Lara Greaves: May 13, 2021, 21.57 MB
Thu 13 May 2021

Dr. Lara Greaves is our political commentator i tēnei wiki, and today she chats to us about accusations of racism towards Judith Collins and the Māori Party being sent out of Parliament last night. She also talks about the public sector wage freeze, and what's been happening with voting regarding the establishment of Māori wards around the country. Whakarongo mai. 

Morning Glory with Jade and Karanama: May 13, 2021

Morning Glory with Jade and Karanama May 13 2021.mp3 mp3, 269.7 MB
Thu 13 May 2021

Sad boi tunes!

Breakfast Food w/ Sam Low: May 13, 2021

Breakfast Food w/ Sam Low: May 13, 2021 Breakfast Food w/ Sam Low: May 13, 2021, 12.58 MB
Thu 13 May 2021

Sam is in the studio and i tēnei ata he's sharing the history and cultural significance of Sweet and Sour Pork - from being a survival dish for the first Chinese communities in 19th century United States, to the Fish and Chip and Chinese Takeaways we love in Aotearoa today. Whakarongo mai, and also check out Sam's recs for the best sweet and sour pork in Tāmaki.

The Thursday Wire with Justin: May 13, 2021

The Thursday Wire with Justin: May 13, 2021 The Thursday Wire with Justin: May 13, 2021, 86.57 MB
Thu 13 May 2021

Environment groups are protesting against Environment Canterbury’s decision to grant consent extension to a controversial irrigation scheme.

A new report by Otago University in Wellington found that at least five per cent of New Zealand houses are lacking in basic amneties.

The government has announced it will reduce card transaction fees for small businesses.

An energy company said it will build five solar farms in the North Island along with dairy farms.