The Wednesday Wire
Labour's Gifted Children Programme Funding07/11/14
On Thursday, the Labour Party announced they would support gifted children by properly funding dedicated and effective programmes outside their regular classes. Anna Bracewell-Worrall spoke to Rose Blackett, President of the New Zealand Association...
USC's Jack Lerner on More NSA Leaks
This past week The Washington Post published their four-month long investigation examining a collection of intelligence reports provided by whistleblower and former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. The investigation found that ordinary Internet users,...
Neighbourhood Watch with Catherine Zengerer
This week our Australian correspondent Catherine Zengerer brought us up to speed with more Clive Palmer drama, as well as more asylum-seeker related news.
All the Parties on Climate Change
This week, Friday Wire host Anna Bracewell-WorrallI spoke to party representatives on the topic of climate change. She spoke to Labour, Mana, the Maori Party, the Greens, United Future, NZ First, ACT, the Internet Party and the Conservatives. We...
Tony Bouchier: Burden of Proof
Caitlin speaks to Criminal Bar Association President, Tony Bouchier, about allegations that police are charging fewer people because of funding cuts, and gives his take on changes proposed by Judith Collins and Andrew Little.
Labour: Reversing the burden of proof
Caitlin speaks to Andrew Little, Labour's spokesperson for Justice, on the party's proposal to reverse the onus of proof in sexual violence cases.
Labour on Gifted Children
Sara Shirazi speaks to Chris Hipkins, Labour's Spokesperson on Education, on the party's proposed programmes for 'gifted' children.
Chlöe Swarbrick speaks to Associate Professor Stephen Hoadley from the University of Auckland on the subject of diplomatic immunity.
The NZ Family Violence Clearinghouse report
Pauline Gulliver from NZ Family Violence Clearinghouse research group speaks to Ben Leonard about their latest report on domestic violence. The latest data released by the NZ Family Violence Clearinghouse research group shows that reported domestic...
Iron Sands Mining: Environmental Defence Society fights appeal
95bFM Reporter Sylvia Burgess speaks to Gary Taylor from the Environmental Defence Society about Trans-Tasman Resources decision to appeal the ruling on iron-sands mining off the Taranaki coast.
UNICEF on the Household Incomes Report and Economic Survey
The Household Incomes Report and Economic Survey released by the government yesterday showed the number of children living in poverty has reduced by 25,000 in 2013, compared with 2012. However, Labour's social development spokesperson, Jacinda Ardern,...
Dear Science 09/07/14
On this week's Dear Science, John Kerr from the Science Media Centre talks to Ben Leonard about How New Zealand stargazer’s helped to discover a very unusual exoplanet, a breakthrough blood-test for Alzheimers detection and a new study on the HPV...
Health In Focus - 7th July
Pippa Grierson from the Science Media Centre contributes to our regular Monday feature Health In Focus, discussing the condition of insomnia.
Alcohol Regulation Changes: Why Are They Needed?
bFM reporter Jese Gillies speaks to Rebecca Williams, director of Alcohol Health Watch, about Auckland Council’s proposed changes to alcohol regulations.
A Continuing, Sobering Reality
Host Gary Farrow speaks with Dana Amr in Hebron, Palestine, in light of the recent events involving the abduction and murder of teenagers from both Palestine and Israel.
David Matthews on discrimination of disabled people
Jordan Bond speaks with David Matthews of CCS Disability Action about employers discriminating against disabled people in the workforce.
MP Gareth Hughes on whaling
Angus Thunder speaks with MP Gareth Hughes about John Key, Japanese PM Shinzo Abe and whaling. Was John Key too soft on Abe?
Discharged without conviction? Why?
Jordan Bond speaks with lawyer Tim Riley about all these people getting discharged without conviction.
Ross Bell on NZ being huge pot smokers
Angus Thunder spoke with Ross Bell, the executive director of the New Zealand Drug Foundation, about the recent UN report showing New Zealanders and Aussies are the biggest marijuana smokers in the world.
Neighbourhood Watch with Catherine Zengerer
Catherine Zengerer from Radio Adelaide joins us every Friday to bring us up to speed on Australian current affairs This week, there are more claims that the government is breaching international law when turning back boats of asylum seekers;...
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