A layered, sometimes visceral portrait of contemporary Japanese womanhood, Mieko Kawakami's Breasts & Eggs reaches new audiences via her first widely disributed English translation. Jenna lets us in on how she found Kawakami's family fiction on gender, beauty, and that classically contested site: the human female body.
Green party co-leader James Shaw responds to criticims from the climate change commission regarding the budget in adequetly adressing climate change concerns.
Southern Cross segment continues with Pacific Media Centre contributing editor Sri Krishnamurthi on the arrest of Papua New Guinea president, New Caledonia pro-independence movement, sale of stuff and NZ media.
James Tapp speaks to Cornwall Park director Michael Ayrton on road restrictions in the park.
James provides a report on the relaxing of building resource consents and Resource Management Act.
Over level 4, 3 and 2, Cornwall park has had their road access restricted, with only elderly, those with disabilities and those with young children still allowed to use the restricted roads. With these closures, the park has seen a positive response, with members of the public able to safely social distance. James talks to Cornwall parks director, Michael Aryton, about how the park has found lockdown.
Welcome back to Southern Cross.Pacific Media Watch contributing editor Sri Krishnamurthi will be talking about the latest happenings in the Asia Pacific region, particularly with ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
This week we spoke on the arrest of former PNG Prime minister on suspicion of misappropriation, abuse of office and official corruption, regarding the purchase of two generators from Israel, Pro- independence FLNKS in New Caledonia also wans a vote on the referendum delayed by two month to be independent from France, and Sri also talks on the High Court decision regarding the sale of Stuff.
This week Sherry Zhang talks to Green Party co-leader James Shaw on criticisms brought up Dr Rod Carr from the Climate Change Commission, regarding concerns that the budget does not adress climate change concerns adequetly. Greenpeace has also been outspoken in the lack of climate change mitigation projects. James also talks on how NZ is looking in regards to reducing carbon emissions, and meeting the 2015 Paris Agreement and the Zero Carbon Bill.
Today on your 95bFM Breakfast: kei te ngenge ahau, kei te pēhea koe?; Penelope Noir gives us the lowdown on hygiene face masks within fashion, from medical-grade generosity to morbid cash-grab; Stefan Neville's on the line to talk about bFM favourite Olumpus' 'Caucus' being pressed to wax for the first time; Jenna's been reading all about Breasts & Eggs; Rachel's got a bunch of sick tunes for yr Mondayitis; and Sarah says as little as possible.
Khruangbin - So We Won't Forget
Terrence Parker - Some Sweet Day
Dateline - Don't Know (What To Do With Me) [Live at Neck Of The Woods 2020]
Zane 2000 - Time Just Is
Perfume Genius - Jason
Princess Chelsea - All I Need To Do
Shiraz & LSJ - Lean & Rock
Flat Worms - Market Forces
Moses Sumney - Bystanders
Giantess - Home
Caribou, Morgan Geist - Never Come Back - Morgan Geist