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This Week's Bits -- Social Bonds06/07/15
This week we took a look at social bonds -- a new government initiative to get investors to fund social services. If they deliver measurable results, investors get a government pay-out. We hear from National's Jonathan Coleman, Labour's Annette King...
Same Sex Marriage in Ireland with Joe Carolan
95bFM's own expert on all things Irish Joe Carolan joins Angus Thunder to celebrate the historic referendum in Ireland where 62% voted in favour of changing the constitution to allow gay and lesbian couples to marry.
This Week's Bits - 26 April 2015
bFM reporter George Fenwick and co-director of news Anna Bracewell-Worrall look into the treatment of young, female service workers in light of ponytail-gate; speaker, artist, and advocate Tame Iti of Ngai Tuhoe speaks to Ben Leonard about advocacy,...
This Week's Bits - 10 May 2015
Nicki Kaye, MP for Auckland Central, tells Breakfast hosts Max and Vince there’s no housing crisis because there’s a plan in place; Wire producer Atereano Mateariki reports on the life and legacy of Erima Henare – Ngati Hine leader and te reo Maori...
Joe Carolan on Zero Hour Contracts Victory
Unite Union Man Joe Carolan joins Angus to discuss this weeks union victory of Restaurant Brands abolition of 'zero hour contracts'.
This Week's Bits - 22 February 2015
Nicholas Ross Smith from the University of Auckland speaks to Ben Leonard of the Wednesday Wire about the current situation in Ukraine and why the ceasefire won't work; human rights activist Samah Sabawi tells Anna Bracewell-Worrall how she feels when...
This Week's Bits - 15 February 2015
Anna Bracewell-Worrall shares her experiences of Waitangi Day celebrations at Waitangi itself; producer Alice Gatland speaks to Maddy King, National Operations Manager at JustSpeak, about the increased strain placed on remand facilities; and 95bFM’s...
This Week's Bits - 8 February 2015
Grant Bayldon, executive director at Amnesty International NZ, talks to Gary Farrow about the release of Australian Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste; Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Auckland, Nicola Gavey, tells Monday Wire...
This Week's Bits - 25 January 2015
Diane Robertson, CEO of Auckland City Mission, tells Gary Farrow about the dramatic increase in the number of people sleeping rough in Auckland; Captain Sid Chakravarty of the Sea Shepherds' ship Sam Simon speaks to Nick Bond while en route to...
This Week's Bits - 18 January 2014
Mandus Örarback speaks to cartoonist Dylan Horrocks following the massacre at satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris; producer Nick Bond talks tp Dr Michael Kearney, a lecturer in international law at the University of Sussex in the UK, about...
This Week's Bits - 14 December 2014
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...
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