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The Saturday Mixtape with Sam: January 25, 2020

The Saturday Mixtape with Sam: January 25, 2020 The Saturday Mixtape with Sam: January 25, 2020, 219.58 MB
Sat 25 Jan 2020

This week, Sam previews Laneway 2020 and features some of the acts who will be taking the stage at the festival. 

Housing unaffordability: January 21, 2020

Housing unaffordability: January 21, 2020 Housing unaffordability: January 21, 2020, 9.38 MB
Fri 24 Jan 2020

Louis talks to Hugh Pavletich, the co-author of the Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey, about the increasing unaffordability of the housing market.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 24, 2010

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 24, 2010 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 24, 2010, 321.01 MB
Fri 24 Jan 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: We're like two kids on Christmas Eve, but instead, the night before a long weekend; Rachel was lucky enough to have a chat with Weyes Blood ahead of the Auckland Arts Festival so we catch some of that; we have two of the people behind Heavy is the Head That Wears the Crown in the studio Zoë talking theatre; and we're ending Friday Breakfast with cake, what a dream.

Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming, Ravi Gurunathan & Kierron Diaz-Campbell: January 24, 2020

Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming, Ravi Gurunathan & Kierron Diaz-Campbell: January 24, 2020 Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming, Ravi Gurunathan & Kierron Diaz-Campbell: January 24, 2020, 16.52 MB
Fri 24 Jan 2020

Ravi and Kierron join Zoë in studio to chat about their show at the Basement theatre, Take The Crown. The pair chat to Zoë and Rachel about queer representation in theatre and the power of having a platform. Would it really be a theatre guide in January if we don't talk about Shakespeare? Get yourself along to Macbeth at Shakespeare in the Park and Much Ado About Nothing at the Pop-Up Globe. Plus, one last mention, Oldest Friend, at the Pumphouse Theatre.

I/V w/ Weyes Blood: September 24, 2020

I/V w/ Weyes Blood: September 24, 2020 I/V w/ Weyes Blood: September 24, 2020, 35.12 MB
Fri 24 Jan 2020

Natalie Mering, aka Weyes Blood, spoke to Rachel this week about her stellar 2019 album 'Titanic Rising' ahead of her perfomance at the Auckland Arts Festival in March. Touching on everything from movies, to Greta Thunberg, Climate Crisis and the "hubris of man" - whakarongo mai nei to hear more about her album before she performs alongside Aldous Harding and Purple Pilgrims! 

Fancy New Band w/ Gibbee The Visionary: January 24, 2020

Fancy New Band w/ Gibbee The Visionary: January 24, 2020 Fancy New Band w/ Gibbee The Visionary: January 24, 2020, 23.28 MB
Fri 24 Jan 2020

Morning Glory w/ Will: January 24, 2020

Morning Glory w/ Will: January 24, 2020 Morning Glory w/ Will: January 24, 2020, 213.27 MB
Fri 24 Jan 2020

Neutral corner: 24th of February, 2020

Neutral corner: 24th of February, 2020 Neutral corner: 24th of February, 2020, 23.25 MB
Fri 24 Jan 2020

Neutral corner for this week looks at media coverage of the ongoing impeachment process of US President Donald Trump.

The Luanda Leaks: January 24, 2020

The Luanda Leaks: January 24, 2020 The Luanda Leaks: January 24, 2020, 8.35 MB
Fri 24 Jan 2020

Rachel Simpson reports on how Africa's richest woman, Isabel dos Santos, gained her wealth at the expense of the Angolan state.

In what has been dubbed the Luanda Leaks project, over 100 journalists around the world have unveiled her business dealings.

Rachel discusses the transnational elite, patterns of corruption, and women in power.

The Wire with Laura: 24th of January, 2020

The Wire with Laura: 24th of January, 2020 The Wire with Laura: 24th of January, 2020 , 105.71 MB
Fri 24 Jan 2020

On today's wire:

 

First up, Sue Chetwin from consumer New Zealand joins me to discuss how several detox teas have been pulled from shelves after it was found they contain an ingredient that with long term use can cause liver damage. 

After that, Rachel Simpson reports on how the most wealthy woman in Angola is almost entirely state-funded. 

Next, Benjamin J Goldson conducts his weekly neutral corner on the media treatment of the 

And Finally, Lillian Hanly speaks with Academic in International Law and former Rapporteur with the United Nations, John Knox on climate change refugees in the second part of a long-form interview.