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531pi has served our Pacific communities since 1993 with a blend of news, views, information and talk back - all combined with a music mix you'll hear nowhere else. During the day, our programmes cater to first and second generation Pacific migrants. After 6 pm, our nine community language programmes serve a different Pacific island each night.
 
After 33 years behind the Newstalk ZB microphone, Leighton can’t give it up completely. There were so many requests to continue his opinionated commentary that the prospect of podcasting was born. So, without restriction, Leighton continues to serve up on everything you want to hear about and some things you don’t. Stand by to be enlightened, educated and enraged!
 
Listen back to features and interviews from 95bFM's daily news & current affairs show, The Wire. Your hosts Jessica Hopkins, Jemima Huston, Frances Wright, Zazi Hewlett, Justin Wong and Noah Ferguson-Dudding focus on the issues of Tāmaki Makaurau and elsewhere, in independent-thinking bFM style. Weekdays 12-1pm on 95bFM.
 
From nine to noon every weekday, Kathryn Ryan talks to the people driving the news - in New Zealand and around the world. Delve beneath the headlines to find out the real story, listen to Nine to Noon's expert commentators and reviewers and catch up with the latest lifestyle trends on this award-winning programme.
 
At The Drive Thru (formerly known as The Egonomist); your premier source for rants, raves and arguments on topics from Politics to News to Social Trends, with a focus on New Zealand but with an eye to the world. Each week Dan and Dave will bring you new episodes. Sometimes deep and philosophical, sometimes filth and vitriol, we aim to be a voice of informed malcontent.
 
Open your mind to the world with New Zealand’s number one breakfast radio show. Without question, as New Zealand’s number one talk host, Mike Hosking sets the day’s agenda. The sharpest voice and mind in the business, Mike drives strong opinion, delivers the best talent, and always leaves you wanting more. The Mike Hosking Breakfast always cuts through and delivers the best daily on Newstalk ZB.
 
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It was a bombshell announcement from Local Government Minister Nanaia Mahuta this morning The Government will go ahead with its plans for water reform, and will take power over water off local councils. Instead, four new water bodies will look after drinking, storm and waste water. Councils were promised a right to opt out, but that's now been take…
 
An Auckland businessman and mayoral hopeful has set his own freedom date from lockdown. Leo Molloy says he will re-open his viaduct bar 'HeadQuarters' on December 1, and claims someone must lead the way. The Government has given no firm indication for when Auckland outlets can resume operating. Molloy says under his rules -- patrons will need to sh…
 
Nanaia Mahuta's just pushed the nuclear button on the Three Waters reform and potentially picked herself a big fight. The Minister for Local Government has done exactly as predicted and announced she’s confiscating the water assets of every single council and territorial authority up and down this country She’s had to confiscate the assets, because…
 
Clothing company Designer Wardrobe is closing its stores in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. The buy-sell-rent-businesses Chair is blaming the Government's so-called "unclear" pandemic timeline for the decision. Simon Moutter says if there was certainty stores could reopen in December - they would have kept their physical stores. Moutter told…
 
A primary principal is sceptical over Government's hopes for a staged re-entry for younger students. November 15's been pencilled in as a tentative date. The Ministry of Education's now working with the sector on how to make it happen, including possible outdoor learning and a combined in-class and at-home model. South Auckland Primary School princ…
 
There's been fierce backlash today since the Government announced it's ploughing ahead with its Three Waters reform. It will take over control over drinking, storm and waste water, even though the majority of councils have spoken out against the move. Nigel Bowen, mayor of Timaru, Anita Baker, mayor of Porirua and Phil Goff, mayor of Auckland joine…
 
On this week's podcast: Nick Cater, Executive Director of the Menzies Research Centre and columnist for The Australian, discusses Cop 26 and covid, Australian politics and the journalism war.We also take a look at Three Waters reform and the appalling decision to force it through.And finally, your thoughts in the Mailroom. File your comments and co…
 
The local film industry is shaken up after the fatal shooting involving Alec Baldwin. Industry guilds say New Zealand safety standards are strong but fatigue, low budgets, and long hours can still present risks to cast and crew members. Thursday's shooting of Rust cinematographer Halyna Hutchins highlighted multiple suspected errors, and the intric…
 
"Incredibly disappointed" police have blasted the behaviour of anti-lockdown hīkoi members who blocked a state highway, risking public safety. A strong police contingent is continuing to monitor a hīkoi involving members of the Sovereign Hīkoi of Truth (SHOT) movement at the Southern Auckland checkpoint border after a police line had to be used to …
 
The cast and crew of "Rust" had just returned from lunch when it happened. One minute, producer-star Alec Baldwin and a handful of others were rehearsing a scene in a wooden church on a dusty Old West movie set meant to look like 1880s Kansas. The next minute, two people were bleeding from gunshot wounds -- one of which would prove to be fatal -- a…
 
Now for our weekly wrap up of global politics with Dr Stephen Hoadley Associate Professor of Politics and International Relations at the University of Auckland’s Faculty of Arts. Overview of COP26 United States efforts on climate change. Australian Climate Council has issued a sobering report. Trade deal with the U.K. China activity in Pacific regi…
 
New Zealand cricket coach Gary Stead has pointed to one key factor in his side's five-wicket loss to Pakistan at cricket's Twenty20 World Cup in Sharjah. Their opponents reached the 135-run target with eight balls to spare. Stead outlined the difference on the Mike Hosking Breakfast. “We were probably 10 or 15 short of what we would have liked on t…
 
We're joined now on #PacificDays by Dr Siale Foliaki, Clinical Lead (Ngalu Fanifo), for week five of our talanoa series "Ngalu Fanifo - A new wave for mental wellbeing. This week we are exploring the impact of recent announcements for parents, students and teachers on their mental health and ways to reassure and manage their anxiety during this per…
 
Schools remain at the heart of a lot of concern about the levels and steps of the covid response. To respond to Government announcement at 1PM and to talk about what teachers are facing on the ground Jesse is joined by the National President of the New Zealand Principals' Federation and Principal of Hastings High School Perry Rush.…
 
New Zealanders stranded overseas will be all ears as the Government makes a major announcement about the MIQ system today. Covid Response Minister Chris Hipkins has hinted at shorter stays for returnees, home quarantine, and possibly no quarantine from safe countries. Tekla Kridle is stuck in Western Australia with her family, and hasn't managed to…
 
A Canterbury mayor says the Government has failed to convince the country about the benefits of its Three Waters reform. It's due to make an announcement this morning, on the next steps in its plan to merge freshwater, stormwater and wastewater services into four new water entities. Newly released documents show the Government the speed of the chan…
 
Auckland-based artist Dave Gunson has been illustrating New Zealand wildlife for many years, but this time he's really got inside his subject. He's written and illustrated a new book called Inside New Zealand Wildlife, taking a selection of Kiwi flora and fauna and detailing it in cross-sections. Readers can see what's inside everything from leaves…
 
You'll be pleased to know the Prime Minister doesn’t have to be in Auckland to understand the lockdown Kudos to Barry Soper for being one of the last remaining press gallery operators who actually knows how to ask a proper question and insist on following it up. If you saw it yesterday, the Prime Minister has lost the ability to handle it. She's so…
 
Music reviewer Jess Fu joins the programme to talk about Crush, a new garage-pop band that has a new debut EP out called Fantasy Fiction. She'll also play a track from London-based psych-pop quintet Vanishing Twin and one off a reissued album called Drum Message that was recorded by two African artists in 1977.…
 
The Government will force local councils to be part of its Three Waters reforms, as it pushes ahead with the major changes. The reforms will remove responsibility for the provision of drinking, waste and stormwater services from local authorities and create four entities to deliver them across New Zealand. Kathryn gets the latest from RNZ political…
 
Chris Hadfield is a retired astronaut, former fighter pilot, engineer and now author of the high-stakes thriller, The Apollo Murders. Colonel Hadfield was the first Canadian to walk in space, and is probably the world's best-known and most beloved modern astronaut. Over the course of his career, he flew three space missions, commanded the Internati…
 
A senior marketing lecturer sees mandatory vaccinations as a good P.R move. The Government is requiring 40 per cent of our workforce to be vaccinated. Staff will have to be vaccinated at any business that requires vaccine certificates. Auckland University marketing expert Bodo Lang told Kate Hawkesby the vast majority of Kiwis have done the right t…
 
Australia correspondent Karen Middleton joins Kathryn to talk about Prime Minister Scott Morrison's 'plan' for Australia to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions just days before he heads to the G20 and COP26. Casino giant Crown Resorts can continuing operating on probation - despite being found unfit to hold a gaming licence. The search continue…
 
A former TV and radio presenter has backed away from her earlier claim that Mother Earth created an earthquake out of displeasure with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's Covid management plan. Former Breakfast, Good Morning and RNZ presenter Liz Gunn now says she was only using a metaphor. It comes after Ardern had been holding a press conference last…
 
The Electricity Authority says households may be paying an extra $200 per year for power, as they subsidise the cheap energy the Tiwai Point Aluminium Smelter receives. The Authority has just released its review into the wholesale electricity market to see if it's competitive. RNZ Business Editor Gyles Beckford speaks with Kathryn.…
 
A grieving father is not only hurting for the loss of his 6-year-old son but heartbroken after unsuccessfully trying to bring his Blenheim-based sister to the Auckland funeral. William Stuart lost his battle with leukaemia last week after six years of treatment, including Car-T cell therapy in Melbourne two years ago. After years of stress and a de…
 
Many museums and art institutions offer online kids programmes in the best of times, and this has been ramped up since lockdowns first began in March last year. This year's final school term, started last week, with nearly 400,000 children in Auckland, Northland and Waikato still learning from home. To provide a couple of hours relief from lockdown…
 
Westpac New Zealand is moving to offer discount loans for businesses attaining environmental targets. It's signed an $85 million loan with Pamu, also known as Landcorp, New Zealand's biggest farming business with 114 farms around the country. Pamu will receive a pricing discount from Westpac if it meets specific environmental targets - including a …
 
A prominent restaurateur is welcoming the Government's move to mandate vaccines for restaurant workers. Under the traffic light system, staff will have to be vaccinated at any business that requires vaccine certificates, including hospitality businesses, gyms and hairdressers. It means about 40-percent of the workforce will have to be jabbed. Celeb…
 
I’m not sure the return to school yesterday for seniors in level three will be the super spreader event people like Rod Jackson were ‘freaking out’ about. I guess time will tell on that one. But what I do know from talking to some students who went back yesterday, was that it was stressful for all concerned. I’m not sure what’s more stressful at th…
 
The Queen will no longer attend the Cop 26 climate summit in Glasgow next week, following her visit to hospital last week. Buckingham Palace says she's been advised to rest and carry out light duties. The 95-year-old will still contribute to the summit, delivering an address to the assembled delegates via a recorded message from Windsor Castle. UK …
 
A glimmer of hope for Kiwis stranded overseas because they can't get a spot in managed isolation. The Government's making a major announcement about changes to the MIQ system today. Shorter MIQ stays for returnees, home quarantine, and possibly no quarantine from safe countries could be in the mix. Travel technology consultant Mike Moore told Kate …
 
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