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Long Player: Leisure - 'Twister'

Long Player: Leisure - 'Twister' Long Player: Leisure - 'Twister', 66.5 MB
Fri 27 Sep 2019

Tom and Jason from Leisure join Danielle in the studio for a chat about the band's sophomore album 'Twister'. Cheers NZ On Air Music!!

School Strike 4 Climate w/ Sophie Handford: September 23rd, 2019

School Strike 4 Climate w/ Sophie Handford: September 23rd, 2019 School Strike 4 Climate w/ Sophie Handford: September 23rd, 2019, 24.19 MB
Mon 23 Sep 2019

Sherry speaks with National co-ordinator of School Strike 4 Climate, Sophie Handford, ahead of their third protest on the 27th of September. She asks Sophie on the movement’s demands, and changes after criticisms following the last protest for alienating pacifika voices due to the timing with polyfest. Sophie also discusses the implications on local body elections with the increased awareness of the climate crisis. Sherry begin by asking Sophie  to outline what’s new with the upcoming protest.

Climate crisis and business emissions w/ James Shaw: September 23, 2019

Climate crisis and business emissions w/ James Shaw: September 23, 2019 Climate crisis and business emissions w/ James Shaw: September 23, 2019, 15.06 MB
Mon 23 Sep 2019

This week Jemima spoke to James about climate crisis risk assessment and emissions from businesses.

The Wire with Lachlan: September 23, 2019

The Wire with Lachlan: September 23, 2019 The Wire with Lachlan: September 23, 2019, 100.99 MB
Mon 23 Sep 2019

On the Wire today: Professor Jim Mann joins us to discuss food advertising and whether the government needs to bring in more regulations. Southern Cross is back discussing all the news across the Pacific. Sherry chats with Sophie Handford, national convenor for School Strike for Climate. Finally, Green Party Co-Leader James Shaw has his regular chat with Jemima, this week discussing emissions from business and the climate crisis risk assessment.

Food advertising - who to believe?: September 23, 2019

Food advertising - who to believe?: September 23, 2019 Food advertising - who to believe?: September 23, 2019, 24.87 MB
Mon 23 Sep 2019

New Zealand has one of the higest rates of obesity in the world - but how much does advertising have to do with it? A health expert is calling for greater government regulations around how food is advertised, especially to children. Lachlan spoke with Professor Jim Mann from the University of Otago about advertising, the difficulty around food and social media and what the government can do to help people make more informed decisions around their diet.

The Southern Cross: September 23, 2019

The Southern Cross: September 23, 2019 The Southern Cross: September 23, 2019, 23.68 MB
Mon 23 Sep 2019

This week on the Southern Cross, Michael tells us about Indonesian forest fires, Taiwan losing Pacific allies, and the latest in West Papua. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 23, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 23, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 23, 2019, 320.7 MB
Mon 23 Sep 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rachel and Tess talk the spring equinox; a round of Second Guessing kick starts your week; Jenna pops in with Patti Smith's latest memoir; and Natural Ange brings some breaking news, don't leave us Ange! All that, and some Laneway excitement to cure your Mondayitis.

Loose Reads w/ Jenna Todd: September 23, 2019

Loose Reads w/ Jenna Todd: September 23, 2019 Loose Reads w/ Jenna Todd: September 23, 2019, 18.46 MB
Mon 23 Sep 2019

Jenna's talking about Patti Smith's new memoir, Year of the Monkey, and describes it as similar to snuggling into a warm blanket of Patti. A glorious read but Jenna reckons you've gotta read M Train and Just Kids first, so there's your reading list for the week, enjoy.

Natural Ange w/ Angela Haldane: September 23, 2019

Natural Ange w/ Angela Haldane: September 23, 2019 Natural Ange w/ Angela Haldane: September 23, 2019, 91.09 MB
Mon 23 Sep 2019

Natural Ange has some breaking news, she's becoming regional! So after 22 years, Natural Ange will no longer be weekly, but she will pop in once a month to make sure we are all keeping well. For one last weekly segment, we talk itchy toes, long nails, Bali belly and good fats. What would we do without you, Ange?!

The Big Q: Is our economy undermining the green revolution? September 23, 2019

The Big Q: Is our economy undermining the green revolution? September 23, 2019 The Big Q: Is our economy undermining the green revolution? September 23, 2019, 9.69 MB
Mon 23 Sep 2019

Are some green solutions unhelpful for the environment or, worse, do they actually harm it? In her book Green Gone Wrong: How Our Economy Is Undermining the Environmental Revolution, journalist Heather Rogers explores whether ‘green’ products such as carbon offsets, organic food, biofuels, and eco-friendly cars work in offsetting the effects of climate change. Maria Armoudian spoke to Rogers about whether earth-friendly products can save the planet.

The Big Q Website: www.thebigq.org