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The Recent Closure of Bauer Media: 3rd of April, 2020

The Recent Closure of Bauer Media: 3rd of April, 2020 The Recent Closure of Bauer Media: 3rd of April, 2020, 5.51 MB
Fri 3 Apr 2020

Bauer media's 237 staff were informed yesterday that the magazine publisher was shutting down. A report from Laura Kvigstad explores how this happened and why Bauer media refused the supports offered to it by the government in order to stay afloat. 

Support For Refugees Amongst Covid 19 in Aotearoa: 3rd of April, 2020

Support For Refugees Amongst Covid 19 in Aotearoa: 3rd of April, 2020 Support For Refugees Amongst Covid 19 in Aotearoa: 3rd of April, 2020, 3.34 MB
Fri 3 Apr 2020

Asylum Seekers Support Trust provides practical support for refugees arriving in Aotearoa. This ranges from providing accommodation, food and advocacy with WINZ to banking, enrolling in schools or clothing donations. Lillian Hanly spoke to General Manager of the Trust, Tim Maurice, to hear refugees are faring in Aotearoa at this time.

Psychic Glands, 2nd April 2020

Psychic Glands, 2nd April 2020 Psychic Glands, 2nd April 2020, 218.13 MB
Thu 2 Apr 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 2, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 2, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 2, 2020, 319.82 MB
Thu 2 Apr 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rachel and Tess are here, getting pretty used to this whole broadcasting from home business; Rod Oram chats to Rachel about the economy, with some hopeful insights; Tess's talking toasties on Tesscipes; Shona Laing chats to Rachel about the Taite Independent Music NZ Classic Record Award; Chris Cudby from Under the Radar brings us three new releases he's been loving; and Amelia recaps the Top Ten. 

I/V w/ Shona Laing: April 2, 2020

I/V w/ Shona Laing: April 2, 2020 I/V w/ Shona Laing: April 2, 2020, 23.83 MB
Thu 2 Apr 2020

This morning we had the pleasure of chatting with Shona Laing whose iconic 1987 album 'South' has just been announced as this year's recipient for the Independent Music NZ Classic Record Award through the Taite Music Prize. Featuring the legendary track ‘(Glad I’m) Not A Kennedy’, 'South' has had an indellible impact on New Zealand music and continues to inspire. Whakarongo mai nei to hear Shona talk about making the record. 

Political Commentary w/ Rod Oram: April 2, 2020

Political Commentary w/ Rod Oram: April 2, 2020 Political Commentary w/ Rod Oram: April 2, 2020, 15.58 MB
Thu 2 Apr 2020

Rod Oram joins Rachel to discuss the current and (potential) future economic impacts of the Covid-19 rāhui. Breaking things down with a bit of light at the end of the tunnel, phew.

Tesscipes w/ Tess Barnett: April 2, 2020

Tesscipes w/ Tess Barnett: April 2, 2020 Tesscipes w/ Tess Barnett: April 2, 2020, 91.45 MB
Thu 2 Apr 2020

Tess is talking lunch from home, specifically *toasties* and attempting to make hot cross buns. From pickles to wilted greens, basically anything is good in a toasted sandwich. Plus, the first of the hot cross buns series - will Tess ever make a delicious hot cross bun by Easter? Stay tuned to find out.

The Thursday Wire: April 2, 2020

The Thursday Wire: April 2, 2020 The Thursday Wire: April 2, 2020, 104.97 MB
Thu 2 Apr 2020

On The Wire today!

Mary-Margaret speaks to the Drug Foundation’s Ben Birk about drug safety during the rāhui.

We will hear from Labour’s Andrew Little once again about price gouging, police dispersals and those in their twenties that seem to be the most likely to spread the virus.

Rachel reports on the Covid-19 situation in the United States.

Mary-Margaret will have her weekly catch up with Radio Adelaide’s Zoe Kounadis.

Lillian speaks with Action Station about a housing petition being delivered to Parliament tonight via zoom.

Izzy speaks to Jane Wrightson about withdrawing your kiwisaver at this time.

Action Station calling for support for renters: April 2, 2020

Action Station calling for support for renters: April 2, 2020 Action Station calling for support for renters: April 2, 2020, 6.77 MB
Thu 2 Apr 2020

Action Station will be delivering a 95,000 signature strong petition to parliament tonight via Zoom. 

Kassie Hartendorp is a community organiser at Action Station, Lillian Hanly spoke with her this morning and asked her to give us an idea of the current situation around access to housing.

 

Praise of Songs w/ Chris Cudby: April 2, 2020

Praise of Songs w/ Chris Cudby: April 2, 2020 Praise of Songs w/ Chris Cudby: April 2, 2020, 42.18 MB
Thu 2 Apr 2020

Under The Radar's Chris Cudby joins Rachel this morning to direct you to some hot new tracks to full your boots with. Featuring Louisa Nicklin's Live At The Wine Cellar EP with ‘Let Yourself’, Ty Segall’s Sgeal Smeagol EP with ‘Coconut’, and Samari’s debut album Hyper Normal with 'Transformation (Different Spaces)'. Go check 'em out.