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This Week's Bits - 14 December 201412/14/14
Council of Trade Unions chief economist Bill Rosenberg speaks to bFM producer Sylvia Burgess about the OECD report showing New Zealand’s growing inequality problem; Jim Marjoram, a pro-LGBT Christian author, speaks to Friday Wire producer George...
This Week's Bits - 7 December 2014
Wire producer George Freeman speaks to Jonathan Weiler, a Huffington Post columnist and director of global studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on the issue of political correctness, raised after a protest in the US; Labour’s...
This Week's Bits - 30 November 2014
Otago University professor and political commentator Dr Bryce Edwards speaks to Friday Wire producer George Freeman about the packed week in politics; Thursday Wire host Chlöe Swarbrick asks Cameron Slater himself about those texts to and from John...
This Week's Bits - 23 November 2014
Thursday Wire Host Chlöe Swarbrick speaks to new Labour Party leader Andrew Little; bFM producer Nick Bond hears from Sam Napia, Deputy Chair of Tuhoronuku, Ngāpuhi's Treaty negotiations body, about the recent Waitangi Tribunal report; and Monday Wire...
This Week's Bits - 16 November 2014
Kim Workman from Rethinking Crime and Punishment speaks to Madeleine Farman about what he thinks needs to be done to change the disproportionate number of Maori youth appearing before the Courts; Labour's trade spokesperson and former Minister of...
This Week's Bits - 9 November 2014
Wire producer George Freeman speaks to Minister for Pacific Peoples, Peseta Sam Lotu-liga, and then Labour’s spokesperson for Pacific Island Affairs, Su’a William Sio, about how they feel Pacific people are currently being treated under National; bFM...
This Week's Bits - 2 November 2014
Janfrie Wakin from Child Poverty Action Group, Green MP Metiria Turei and Annette King from the Labour Party speak to 95bFM reporters Alice Gatland and Sylvia Burgess about why rates haven’t dropped and how the government can address the issue of...
This Week's Bits - 26 October 2014
George Freeman spoke to Professor Jane Kelsey from the University of Auckland about the latest Trans-Pacific Partnership leaks; bFM producer Nick Bond asks Human Rights Watch’s United Nations Director Philippe Bolopion about the countries New Zealand...
This Week's Bits - 19 October 2014
Trevor Easton from OutLINE NZ and Massey University Professor Peter Lineham talk to George Freeman and Sylvia Burgess respectively about the Catholic Church's stance on homosexuality; Helen Kelly from the Council of Trade Unions speaks to Tuesday Wire...
This Week's Bits - 12 October 2014
It was revealed on Monday that last week 'Dirty Politics' author Nicky Hager had his home raided by police in an effort to find the identity of the hacker Rawshark. bFM's George Freeman spoke to Hager on the raids as well as on the larger issue of...
This Week's Bits - 5 October 2014
Labour’s General secretary Tim Barnett joins Madeline Farman on the Monday Wire to discuss the leadership contest and Labour’s post-election review; Dr Bruce Cohen is a senior lecturer in sociology at the University of Auckland and tells Caitlin...
This Week's Bits - 28 September 2014
Maryan Street is one of Labour’s MPs likely to miss out on reelection. She’s number 15 on the list and spokesperson on some important portfolios - Nick Bond spoke to her about what went wrong. Returning Green Party MP and Transport spokesperson Julie...
This Week's Bits - 21 September 2014
Thursday Wire host Chlöe Swarbrick speaks to Glenn Greenwald himself about why, if you have nothing to hide, you should still be concerned about allegations of mass surveillance; and in our final instalment of Question Time, Anna Bracewell-Worrall...
This Week's Bits - 31 August 2014
95bFM reporter Nick Bond speaks to Tūhoe's chief treaty negotiator Tamati Kruger about the apology, the settlement, and the state of Crown-Tūhoe relations; Wire host Ben Leonard asks representatives from Labour, the Greens, the Māori Party, United...
This Week's Bits - 24 August 2014
Wire producer George Freeman speaks to New Zealand Educational Institute president Judith Nowotarski on the rejection of the government's education policy. He then speaks to Education Minister Hekia Parata. And bFM asked party representatives who...
This Week's Bits - 17 August 2014
Anna Bracewell-Worrall asks investigative writer Nicky Hager about his new book Dirty Politics; and Gary Farrow and Caitlin McIllhagga take the issue of disability to representatives from various political parties.
This Week's Bits - 10 August 2014
Our reporter Lillian Hanly was on board - literally - as the Green Party commandeered a carriage on a electric train from Onehunga in order to deliver the rest of their transport policy. . Literally. Then, Jordan Bond took the issue of welfare to the...
This Week's Bits - 3 August 2014
Wednesday Wire host Ben Leonard speaks to Maori Party co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell about ACT leader Jamie Whyte's claim that Maori are legally privileged in New Zealand today. bFM reporter Nick Bond focuses on Bolivia, where the legal minimum working...
This Week's Bits - 27 July 2014
After Kim Dotcom's announcement that he will be dropping a "bombshell" five days before the general election, Thursday Wire host Chlöe Swarbrick spoke with the German-Finnish Internet entrepreneur. Also in the run-up to the election, Tuesday Wire host...
This Week's Bits - July 20th 2014
This Week's Bits: Angus Thunder speaks to NZ First leader Winston Peters about immigration and the economy and; Wednesday Wire host Ben Leonard questions a number of parties about their views on income inequality in the lead-up to the election.
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