Jemima Huston and producers Damian Rowe and Bailley Verry bring you bFM's daily news & current affairs show, including our Pacific news feature Southern Crosswith AUT Pacific Media Centre's Rahul Bhattarai, and political commentary with someone from the Green Party, (usually) James Shaw.
The Wire is 95bFM's long-running daily bastion of news, current affairs and views through the bFM lens.
Jemima is a Law, Media and Politics student at UoA. She is passionate about investigative journalism, speaking to people and hearing their stories but is not so keen on land law. Jemima loves groovy trousers and any chance to have a boogie.
The Reserve Bank is calling for national banks to hold more capital, however the banks are unhappy with this decision, claiming holding more capital will make them more expensive to run and have negative effects on customers. Olivia Holdsworth spoke to economic journalist Rod Oram about the implications of the Reserve bank’s plans and began by asking why is the Reserve bank calling for banks to hold more capital.
Our country’s privacy watchdog has this week released a new set of guidelines, revealing the information that landlords should NOT be able to ask prospective tenants for during the application. Some of them are obvious… but some of them might surprise you if you’ve been house hunting in recent years.
Privacy Commissioner John Edwards spoke with host Stewart Sowman-Lund this morning, and started by explaining what information landlords have reportedly been asking for.
This is the full podcast for an extensive interview with Author and 'Public policy' guy, Owen Gill. After the release of Gill's book, 'Turning Point Auckland', 95bFM Reporter Oscar Perress thought it would be of some interest to delve into the ideas discussed in the book around the future development of Tāmaki Makaurau. They discuss the economics of it, the role of Council moving forward and an array of other topics. Listen in to find out more.
The Zero Carbon bill has passed it's first reading in parliament almost unanimously with a majority of 119 to one. Grace speaks with Forest and Bird spokesperson, Geoff Keey, about what the bill means for the environment.
On Dear Science with AUT’s Marcus Jones we talk about the creation of organisms, the official physical kilogram, and Measles.
We look at some parts of Lillian's interview with rapper, historian and author, Akala, who was in Auckland for the Writer's Festival. They touch on bias, whiteness, schooling, american pop culture and the Christchurch terror attacks.
And, Sherry follows up on her ongoing report from her trip to Indonesia, and talks to Resa Boenard, the founder of BGBJ on how she runs her school which is literally on the landfill.