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Thursday Producer: Simon Pound
Executive Producer: Renee Mundy


Today on The Wire

  • bFM News with Kate Buckley
  • Former National Party Leader Jim McClay joins us to talk about his time at the International Whaling Commission (IWC), the nod he gained in the Queens Birthday Honours, the importance of the seemingly semantic semantic change of the IWC from a management to a conservation body and the fact that a Glacier in Antarctica is being named after him.
  • He's already been hauled over the coals once this year and now he's spoken out again - calling for new faces in Maori leadership. The Minister of Statistics, Youth Affairs and Land Information John Tamihere will join us today.
  • Jeremy Newsboy Wells gloats over his prediction that the All Blacks would probably perhaps maybe lose to England, on NewsBoys World of Sport.
  • $100, 000 dollars is being spent to open (in the grandest of fashion) the Britomart complex - Auckland Mayor John Banks discusses why the project he once dismissed as " that temple at the bottom of Queen street" is costsing so much, and will it fix Aucklands traffic woes?
  • And Ant Timpson, the Director of the Becks Incredible Film Festival, will review his picks on the big screen with the Unitec School of Performing and Screen Arts Film Review.
  • Coming up this week:

  • Tomorrow join Troy Ferguson on the Rock n Roll WIRE with the Moving Units from Cali-for-ni-A, and Kane with the New Music Review.
  • Aucklanders can tune in at 95 on the FM dial.

    From the desk of Renee Mundy, 95bFM Radio, News and Editorial Director

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