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On the Wire today with Noelle McCarthy:


Host: Simon Pound - Producers: Matt Nippert, Genevieve O'Halloran 12 00 News wth Jen, weather and surf

12 15 Ruth Dyson. - The Minister for Women's Affairs joins us to talk about the recently unvieled Action Plan for New Zealand Women and about the role of the Ministry in light of the doubts cast on it by National .

12 30 Ewen Gilmour. - Famous westie comedian on standing for the October Waitakere City Council elections.

1 00 Sam Kauona Sirivi. - A former Bougainville Revolutionary Army (BRA) General who is touring the Country helping to launch the Book "As Mothers of the Land", of which his wife, a peace activist, is a co-editor. The book catalogues the horrors of the civil war during the 1990s and we'll be talking to Gen Sirivi about the struggle.

1 30's Alastair Thompson with his bi-weekly feature In the House.

1 45 Ant Timpson with the Film Review.

The Wire, 12-2pm weekdays, 95bFM. Listen online at

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From the desk of Noelle McCarthy, 95bFM Radio, News and Editorial Director

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