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95bFM: The Wire
10 minutes | Jul 22, 2021
New interactive art on the waterfront & the cycle network rollout w/ Cr. Pippa Coom
Ilena spoke with Auckland City Councillor Pippa Coom about the newly-unveiled interactive artwork 'Kōrimurimu' on the Auckland waterfront, as part of the Te Wānanga downtown development project. Pippa also talked to me about frustrations with Auckland transport surrounding delayed cycle network projects.
20 minutes | Jul 22, 2021
Gangs & Rehab w/ Jarrod Gilbert & Simeon Brown: July 23, 2021
A recent government proposal to put $rson for Police and Corrections, Simeon Brown, who has spoken out against the proposal, arguing it will giv2.75 million towards a meth rehabiliation programme, led in part by former gang members, has received extensive media coverage in recent weeks. Noah Ferguson-Dudding spoke to Jarrod Gilbert from the University of Canterbury about how gangs are perceived in Aotearoa, and how the goverment should work with them. Noah also spoke to National Party Spokespee back money to gang leaders.
5 minutes | Jul 21, 2021
Microplastics in our Environment w/ Professor Sally Gaw
Microplastics are everywhere! - according to new research from the University of Canterbury. Microplastic researchers Professor Sally Gaw and Dr. Laura Revell of the University of Canterbury are currently undertaking research to understand the impact of microplastics in our environment. Conor spoke to Environmental Chemistry Professor Sally Gaw about the research on microplastics and solutions to combat their prevalance.
13 minutes | Jul 21, 2021
Justin's International Desk: July 22, 2021
International Desk reports on Ugandan weightlifter Julius Ssekitoleko being found after going missing from his pre-training camp before the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, saying in a note he wants to work in Japan. This is not the first time that an Olympian defected during the Games, with more than half of the Hungarian delegation defecting to the West in the 1956 Olympics in Melbourne. Justin spoke to Dr. Johanna Mellis of Ursinus College in Pennsylvania to find more.
9 minutes | Jul 21, 2021
Neighbourhood Watch: July 22, 2021
Neighbourhood Watch reports on South Australia plunging into a second Covid-19 lockdown.
49 minutes | Jul 21, 2021
The Thursday Wire with Justin: July 22, 2021
International Desk reports on the missing Ugandan weighlifter in Japan before the Olympics. Auckland Central MP Chloe Swarbrick talked to producer Conor Head-McCarthey on the her petition for a rental Warrant Of Fitness. Conor also spoke to the Public Service Association's (PSA) Benedict Ferguson on a mixed industrial and integrated approach to housing. He also talked to Professor Sally Gaw at the University at Canterbury about her study on microplastics. Neighbourhood Watch reports on South Australia entering a seven-day lockdown.
13 minutes | Jul 21, 2021
The Housing Crisis: Build More Houses and Rental Issues w/ Benedict Fergusson and Chlöe Swarbrick
The Housing Crisis is a continuing issue that plagues all layers of New Zealand society. Conor spoke about two different housing issues today. Firstly, he spoke to Benedict Fergusson, President of the Public Service Association, about an open letter to the government asking for a new approach to housing. Secondly, Conor spoke to Auckland Central MP Chlöe Swarbrick about the Green Party's new Rental WOF and Rent Control.
13 minutes | Sep 28, 2020
Are New Zealand's Emissions Targets Enough? w/ Oxfam NZ
As part of 95bfm's election coverage on the environment, Hanna speaks to Oxfam New Zealand Campaign Lead Alex Johnston about New Zealand's emissions targets. A report from the organisation found the targets were well below what was necessary to limit warming to 1.5 degrees celsius under the Paris Agreement. The interview disucsses this discrepancy, its global dimensions, and whether climate policy is being approached with the urgency it deserves.
55 minutes | Sep 28, 2020
The Wire with Jemima: September 29, 2020
This week on the Wire we're looking at environment policy for our election coverage. Jemima speaks to Māori Party co-leader John Tamihere about the importance of environmental policies. Hanna talks to Oxfam New Zealand Campaign Lead Alex Johnston about whether New Zealand's emissions targets are good enough. Jemima wraps it up with a two part conversation with Emily Bailey from Climate Justice Taranaki and Rosemary Penwarden from Oil Free Otago about the future of oil and gas exploration in Aotearoa.
7 minutes | Sep 28, 2020
The Māori Party on Environmental Policy: September 29, 2020
For 95bFM's election coverage this year, Jemima Huston speaks to Māori Party co-leader John Tamihere about the environmental policy issues. They discuss why environmental policy is so important to consider.
12 minutes | Sep 27, 2020
Dairy, NZ Waterways, Debates under MMP, & International Climate Action Agreements w/ James Shaw MP: September 28, 2020
This week Zoë Larsen Cumming has a pretty broad chat with the Green Party co-leader James Shaw on the dairy industry, New Zealand’s waterways and their Farming For Future Plan. They also chat about the lack of Māori issues brought up in the first leaders debate, and why we only have debates with two party leaders when we have an MMP system. They also touch on how the world failed to meet a single target to stop the destruction of nature and why climate change is presented as a partisan issue. Big stuff! Check it out.
11 minutes | Sep 27, 2020
Save the Canal Road Native Trees Protest w/ Steve Abel: September 28, 2020
Zoë Larsen Cumming interviews Steve Abel, the unofficial leader of Save Canal Road Trees, an over 80 day long protest to save native trees from being cut down in Avondale. To find out more, head to https://saveourtrees.nz/
56 minutes | Sep 27, 2020
The Wire with Zoë: Monday, September 28, 2020.
Today on the Wire: Zoë Larsen Cumming has her weekly chat with the Green Party co-leader James Shaw on the dairy industry, our water ways, the Farming for Future plan, debates under MMP, and international climate agreements. Producer Aneeka Moheed interview Kevin Hackwell, chief conservation advisor for Forest&Bird, about the country's wallaby problem. Then, Zoë interviews the unofficial leader of Save The Canal Road Trees, Steve Abel, on the 80 day long protest to save native trees from being cut down in Avondale. Finally, Aneeka brings a report on the Jobs for Nature Programme.
9 minutes | Sep 27, 2020
What to do about the Wallabies w/ Kevin Hackwell: September 28, 2020
This morning Aneeka was made aware of the wallaby problem in Aotearoa and speaks to Kevin Hackwell, chief conservation advisor for Forest&Bird about what needs to be done about this pest.
4 minutes | Sep 27, 2020
Jobs for Nature Report: September 28, 2020
Aneeka brings us a report on the Department of Conservation's, Jobs for Nature Programme. Within the $1.3bn being invested in environmental work under the government's Covid-19 recovery plan, $200m is going towards this programme which will hopefully cement conservation efforts in Aotearoa as stimulate jobs for a growing number of Kiwis in struggling industries.
9 minutes | Sep 24, 2020
City Counselling w/ Cr Richard Hills; September 25, 2020
This week on City Counselling, We are again joined by Richard Hills to discuss harbour crossings, present and future. A huge thank you as always to him for joining us.
11 minutes | Sep 24, 2020
The Week That Was: September 25th 2020
Join Ollie, Oscar and special guest producer James for the rundown of the weeks headlines in the world's most refreshing curent affairs segment
10 minutes | Sep 24, 2020
The Opportunities Party Health Policy w/ Geoff Simmons: September 25, 2020
As part of 95bFM's election coverage, this week James Tapp talked to the leader of the TOP party, Geoff Simmons, about a range of their health policies. James and Geoff talk about their dental care policies, the proposed sugar tax, the public health system and the two referendums.
6 minutes | Sep 24, 2020
Cannabis and Respiratory Health with Professor Bob Hancox: September 25, 2020
Professor Bob Hancox of the University of Otago talks about the possible negative effects to your respiratory system from smoking cannabis
57 minutes | Sep 24, 2020
The Friday Wire w/ Oscar Perress, James Tapp and Ollie Joblin; September 25, 2020
This week, we have another show full of news and information! TOP's Geoff Simmons joins us to talk health. Professor Bob Hancox talks respiratory health in relation to cannabis, and we, with the help of Tadgh Stopford, discuss the endocannabinoid and cannabinoid systems. We talk to Cr Richard Hills, discussing harbour crossings, present and future. And we conclude the show, day and week of long format news with The Week That Was as curated by Ollie Joblin. A huge thank you to every one who helped make this show happen.
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