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Anniversary Albums: Flight of the Conchords "Flight of the Conchords" (2008)

Anniversary Albums: Flight of the Conchords "Flight of the Conchords" (2008) Anniversary Albums: Flight of the Conchords "Flight of the Conchords" (2008), 49.01 MB
Mon 28 May 2018

This week for our final NZ Music Month album, Sam takes a look at the self-titled debut album from comedy duo Flight of the Conchords. Released in 2008, "Flight of the Conchords" went on to become one of New Zealand's most commercially successful and popular albums. 

95bFM Breakfast with Mikey Havoc: May 28, 2018

95bFM Breakfast with Mikey Havoc: May 28, 2018 95bFM Breakfast with Mikey Havoc: May 28, 2018, 323.91 MB
Mon 28 May 2018

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Mike's got a ripping Metal Memory for your Monday morning; Kiran joins us in studio to discuss Alex Ross' sonic musings in Listen To This; Lachlan teases another riveting Wire; and Mary-Margaret and Natural Ange tag-team a talk on Menstrual Health Day. 

Loose Reads w/ Kiran Dass: May 28, 2018

Loose Reads w/ Kiran Dass: May 28, 2018 Loose Reads w/ Kiran Dass: May 28, 2018, 30.74 MB
Mon 28 May 2018

Whether his subject is Mozart or Bob Dylan, Alex Ross shows how music expresses the full complexity of the human condition. Kiran joins us for a very sonically-inclined read this week: Listen To This encompasses Ross' many musings from The New Yorker, and teaches us how to listen just that little bit closer. How delightful. 

Natural Ange w/ Angela Haldane: May 28, 2018

Natural Ange w/ Angela Haldane: May 28, 2018 Natural Ange w/ Angela Haldane: May 28, 2018, 129.78 MB
Mon 28 May 2018

It's Menstruation Hygiene Week! Ange is talking period education, product accessibility, stigma, and the most naturopathic cures to all your biological quandaries. 

Is big money influencing science?

Is big money influencing science? Is big money influencing science? , 19.81 MB
Mon 28 May 2018

Raising big money is a relatively new phenomenon in academia. How did science, government, and industry become so entwined with one another and what has it meant for scholarly research? Big money has supported cross-institution collaborations researching both medicine and weaponry. Michael Hiltzik discusses big money and the birth of big science with Maria Armoudian.

The Big Q Website: https://www.thebigq.org/

Happy Menstrual Health Day!

Happy Menstrual Health Day! Happy Menstrual Health Day!, 5.94 MB
Mon 28 May 2018

For Menstrual Health Day, so Mary-Margaret spoke to a small business that sells sustainable menstrual products in a bid to aid period poverty in New Zealand. Siobhanne and Linda run the aptly named social enterprise FLOW, and Mary-Margaret asked them about the issues that people who menstruate face today.

The Monday Wire: 28th of May

The Monday Wire: 28th of May The Monday Wire: 28th of May, 41.37 MB
Mon 28 May 2018

Mary-Margaret talks to FLOW, who sell sustainable menstrual products, for menstrual health day.

Lillian interviews Dr Aroha Harris who’s an expert on Maori history. They discuss the history of bastion point and the recent celebrations of its anniversary.

Lucy Austin speaks to Mera Lee-Penehira about the significance of Moko Kauae and whether Pakeha should get them.

Reuben talks to Green Party co-leader Marama Davidson about the possibility of a free trade deal with the European Union and also the recent bloody events on the Israel-Palestine border.

The Cultural Significance of Moko Kauae

The Cultural Significance of Moko Kauae The Cultural Significance of Moko Kauae , 6.98 MB
Mon 28 May 2018

Lucy Austin speaks with Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi Associate Professor Mera Lee-Penehira about the significance of the moko kauae in relation to the recent discussion around non-Māori getting a moko kauae. 

The issue arose in the media after non-Māori self-help coach Sally Anderson got a moko kauae. 

Mera discusses why it is culturally significant for Māori and the issue of appropriation by pakeha. 

Marama Davidson on the Israeli occupation of Gaza

Marama Davidson on the Israeli occupation of Gaza Marama Davidson on the Israeli occupation of Gaza, 13.64 MB
Mon 28 May 2018

Reuben McLaren speaks to Green Party co-leader Marama Davidson. They discuss the killing of Palestinian protesters at Gaza border two weeks ago as well as New Zealand's role in the conflict.

The Anniversary of the Occupation at Bastion Point

The Anniversary of the Occupation at Bastion Point The Anniversary of the Occupation at Bastion Point, 12.86 MB
Mon 28 May 2018

Dr Aroha Harris is a senior history lecturer at The University of Auckland.

She is of Te Rarawa and Ngapuhi descent. Over the weekend Ngaati Whaatua o Orakei celebrated the 40th anniversary of the occupation at bastion point.

Lillian Hanly started by asking what was celebrated at Orakei this weekend.