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The 95bFM Tuesday Wire with Kim
15th January 2008

12:00 bNews, Weather and Surf – with Mikaela

12:20 Monkey Business
The Navy Times' managing editor David Brown speaks about reports over the weekend that an alleged threat to US warships by Iranian patrol boats in the Strait of Hormuz may have in fact come from an infamous prankster known as the 'Filipino Monkey'.

12:40 Plastic Fantastic
John Alberton, CEO of the National Retailers' Association, will discuss his organisation's rationale for not wanting to ban plastic bags in supermarkets – an initiative which one of the world's biggest polluters China will begin to embrace later this year.

1:20 Saving the Savers
Surf Lifesaving clubs in the Coromandel had a close call this weekend, when funding shortages looked set to force patrols off the beaches during weekdays for the rest of the season. David Boerson, president of the Pauanui club, will talk about their ongoing financial struggles.

1:40 Hunting the Hunters
Captain Paul Watson is aboard the Steve Irwin, the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society's ship chasing Japanese whalers in Antarctic waters. We'll find out what his crew's plans are should they come into close quarters with the hunters, and what their tumultuous relationship with Greenpeace is like now that the two are pursuing the same goal.


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