The bFM WIRE Today with Russell Brown 12 - 2pm
Hosted by Russell Brown - Produced by Damien Lay
12:00 - bNews, weather, surf report.
12:10 - AUSA report with Kate Sutton.
12:20 -Keith Locke. The green MP on the line from Wellington to talk about flag burning legislation.
12:40 - Professor Joseph Cheng of the City University of Hong Kong is coming to Auckland to give four seminars at AUT - 'The ASEAN-China free trade area: genesis and implications'; 'Challenges facing the new Chinese leadership'; 'Recent political developments in Hong Kong'; and, 'Broadening the Concept of Security in E&SE Asia: the impact of the Asian financial crisis and the September 11th incident'.
We'll be talking to him about the recent pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong and how they've been received in China.
1:30 Geek of the Week A three-year project using computer-based assessment and intervention to reduce alcohol consumption among students at Otago University has proved so successful it is to be funded for a further three years. We'll be talking to the director of the Injury Prevention Research Unit at Otago University TBC
1:45 Book Review with Mark Easterbrook. This week, a book titled 'Without Blood' by Alessandro Baricco. In studio.
Aucklanders can tune in at 95 on the FM dial.
From the desk of Noelle McCarthy, 95bFM Radio, News and Editorial Director