Justin Wong and producer James Tapp bring you bFM's daily news & current affairs show as well as a regular chat with Labour Minister Andrew Little, and Neighbourhood Watch with Radio Adelaide’s Zoe Kounadis.
The Wire is 95bFM's long-running daily bastion of news, current affairs and views through the bFM lens.
Zoë Larsen Cumming has her weekly chat with the Green Party Co-Leader James Shaw. This week's agenda included the Greens' amendments to the Education and Training Bill, the Equal Pay Amendment Bill, and also the Progressive Home Ownership project officially launched this week by Marama Davidson.
Zoë Larsen Cumming is joined in studio by Pacific Media Watch's contributing editor Sri Krishnamurthi to talk about a documentary called Loimata on waka building, eco-tourism in the Pacific, and Covid 19 in Papua New Guinea.
Zoë Larsen Cumming interviews the NZ Human Rights Commission's Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner Saunoamaali’i Dr. Karanina Sumeo on Australia's Modern Slavery Act and how its influence in New Zealand.
Ever since the killing of George Floyd, the city of Portland has witnessed consistent protests and civic action demanding police reforms. However, recently, camouflaged federal authorities without identification badges have begun arresting protesters in the city, while the Department of Homeland Security has deployed unmarked SUV’s to detain protesters. The White House has confirmed its order to send federal authorities to Portland and is threatening to send them to other American cities. Local elected officials, including the Mayor of Portland, have demanded that federal agents leave the city. Doug Becker speaks with Jennifer L. Selin, Nadine Strossen, and David S. Meyer about the legal and political implications of this, as well as the implications for democracy and civil liberties.
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Justin spoke to Justice Minister Andrew Little about parliament's working culture, the situation on managed isolation, the progress on treaty settlement with Te Whakatotea iwi, and guidelines on advertising for the upcoming referendums.