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Morning Glory with Sam: Rāpare February 22nd, 2024

Morning Glory with Sam: Rāpare February 22nd, 2024 Morning Glory with Sam: Rāpare February 22nd, 2024, 208.66 MB
Thu 22 Feb 2024

Today's show takes a spacey, jangly start – with a recent find by April Magazine, 'Lost', then some psychedlic, krautrock and acid jazz – à la Alice Coltrane. We finish off the show on the CDJs with various dub techno and deep house cuts, before the remix of the day. See you next time, ka kite!

I/V/ w Sami Afuni, Arlo Green & Roxie Mohebbi: 22 February, 2024

I/V/ w Sami Afuni, Arlo Green & Roxie Mohebbi: 22 February, 2024 I/V/ w Sami Afuni, Arlo Green & Roxie Mohebbi: 22 February, 2024, 11.78 MB
Thu 22 Feb 2024

Sami Afuni, Arlo Green and Roxie Mohebbi are in the studio to talk about the six-part drama comedy series’ first season playing on Neon, Miles From Nowhere. 

Highest risk of measles outbreak in at least a decade w/ The University of Otago’s Professor Michael Baker: 22 February 2024

Highest risk of measles outbreak in at least a decade w/ The University of Otago’s Professor Michael Baker: 22 February 2024 Highest risk of measles outbreak in at least a decade w/ The University of Otago’s Professor Michael Baker: 22 February 2024, 14.23 MB
Thu 22 Feb 2024

High vaccination rates from 1969 onwards have prevented measles outbreaks during recent years, but a dropoff in vaccinations has increased risks. 

While previously the 95% vaccination rate necessary to prevent outbreak was achieved from around 2014 to 2017, currently vaccination rates sit at around 83%. 

Producer Castor spoke to The University of Otago’s Professor Michael Baker about increased measles risk in Aotearoa and possible countermeasures.

The National Party’s assessment based learning in schools policy w/ Tom Pearce: 22 February, 2024

The National Party’s assessment based learning in schools policy w/ Tom Pearce: 22 February, 2024 The National Party’s assessment based learning in schools policy w/ Tom Pearce: 22 February, 2024, 16.62 MB
Thu 22 Feb 2024

In their leadup to the 2023 election, the National party campaigned on increasing assessment in primary schools. 

Castor spoke to doctoral student at the University of Auckland, Tom Pearce, about assessment based education, the campaigned policies, and alternative methods to increase learning for students.

Aotearoa’s Human Rights Issues and the Impact of the Universal Periodic Review w/ Dr Karanina Sumeo: 22 February, 2024

Aotearoa’s Human Rights Issues and the Impact of the Universal Periodic Review w/ Dr Karanina Sumeo: 22 February, 2024 Aotearoa’s Human Rights Issues and the Impact of the Universal Periodic Review w/ Dr Karanina Sumeo: 22 February, 2024, 22.33 MB
Thu 22 Feb 2024

Human rights groups from Aotearoa, such as the Human Rights Commission, have been in Geneva ahead of the Universal Periodic Review of our progress on human rights issues.

Caeden spoke to Acting Chief Commissioner, Dr Karanina Sumeo, about Aotearoa's human rights issues and what the impacts of the review could be.

The Wire w/ Beth: 22 February, 2024

The Wire w/ Beth: 22 February, 2024 The Wire w/ Beth: 22 February, 2024, 131.31 MB
Thu 22 Feb 2024

E whai ake nei, coming up on the Wire for Rāpare Thursday!

Beth spoke to Counsellor for Waitakere, Shane Henderson, about the impact the government’s recent repeal of Three Waters will have on the Council in terms planning of water services and infrastructure.

Castor spoke to The University of Otago’s Professor Michael Baker about increased measles risk in Aotearoa and possible countermeasures.

Caeden spoke with Acting Chief Commissioner, Dr Karanina Sumeo, about Aotearoa's human rights issues and what the impacts of the Universal Periodic Review could be.

Spike spoke to Unite Union Contact Center organiser Sam Burnside-Woods about unionisation at One NZ, work from home policies and the ongoing redundancy waves.

And Castor spoke with doctoral student at the University of Auckland, Tom Pearce, about assessment based education, the campaigned policies and alternative methods to increase learning for students. 

Unionisation Efforts and Downsizing at One NZ w/ Sam Burnside-Woods: 22 February, 2024

Unionisation Efforts and Downsizing at One NZ w/ Sam Burnside-Woods: 22 February, 2024 Unionisation Efforts and Downsizing at One NZ w/ Sam Burnside-Woods: 22 February, 2024, 21.03 MB
Thu 22 Feb 2024

Telecom company One NZ, previously Vodafone, was recently acquired by investment management company Infratil, which under the backdrop of unionisation efforts, has started to downsize the company in order to maximise profits. The latest announcement from the CEO includes changes that might result in 10-20% of the workforce being made redundant.

Spike spoke to Unite Union Contact Center organiser Sam Burnside-Woods about unionisation at One NZ, work from home policies, and the ongoing redundancy waves.

95bFM Drive w/ Milly: 22, February 2024

95bFM Drive w/ Milly: 22, February 2024 95bFM Drive w/ Milly: 22, February 2024, 250.9 MB
Thu 22 Feb 2024

Today on drive join Milly as she indulges in a little bit of Marijuana Media thanks to The Hempstore and plays plenty of tunes, not quite enough to last you a lifetime, but enough to last you four till seven!

Thanks to The Beer Spot!

Marijuana Media thanks to The Hempstore: 22, February 2024

Marijuana Media thanks to The Hempstore: 22, February 2024 Marijuana Media thanks to The Hempstore: 22, February 2024, 32.58 MB
Thu 22 Feb 2024

This week for Marijuana Media, Milly and Chris start off on a high note - discussing whether weed is in fact psychedelic, the US Navy making big turns, the New Zealand Drug Trend Survey, and finish it off with a rather dramatic arrest. 

Thanks to The Hemptore

95bFM Breakfast w/ Rachel: Rāpare February 22, 2024

95bFM Breakfast w/ Rachel: Rāpare February 22, 2024 95bFM Breakfast w/ Rachel: Rāpare February 22, 2024, 245.33 MB
Thu 22 Feb 2024

Rod Oram gives us some Political Commentary about the recent goings on in Aotearoa. Lucinda Bennett is chatting pizza on Breakfast Food. Party Dozen are in the studio to talk about their show this evening at Whammy Backroom with Cable Ties. Sami Afuni, Arlo Green and Roxie Mohebbi are in the studio to talk about the six-part drama comedy series’ first season playing on Neon, Miles From Nowhere. We recap your Top Ten. Whakarongo mai nei!