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Today on The Wire

  • bnews with Aroha
  • Neil Iremia of Urban Youth Movement in studio, speaking about their upcoming show in the Auckland Festival.
  • Fancy flying half way around the world heavily pregnant, or worse - with a newborn? According to Maternity Services Consumer Council coordinator Lynda Williams, it's a common occurance. She says the number of non-resident births in New Zealand is a growing concern to her organisation. We investigate.
  • Colin Tukiotoga will soon finish his post as Director of Public Health to take up a position at the World Health organisation, researching child obesity. We find out what it is like to do a job like this, and how he feels about going to work for the WHO...
  • The Independent View with Selwyn Manning who looks at a former NZ Vietnam Vet who claims NZ Defence tested an experimental inoculation and biological programme on NZ soldiers without their knowledge. And we consider whether personal-politicising of the GE issue is a red herring.
  • Finally Mark Easterbrook joins us with his pick of Books
  • 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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