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The 95bFM Thursday Wire Hosted By Imogen Neale
31th July 2008

12:00 bNews, Weather and Surf with Bjornar

12:15 KiwiSaver take I – Mary Holm
It seems not everyone is playing fair with KiwiSaver and the Government is looking to address concerns of KiwiSaver based discriminatory employment. First we hear from Mary Holm who has written books and columns on KiwiSaver and then, at

12:30 KiwiSaver take II – Alasdair Thompson from EMA
EMA (Employers and Manufacturers Association) argue KiwiSaver is by its very nature discriminatory. They ask – presumably on the behalf of employers – how business can afford to pay employees another 4% by 2011 and not create two types of employees: KiwiSavers and non-KiwiSavers

12:50 Science Guy – Peter Griffin
Proving there is never a dull moment in the world of science, Peter Griffin joins us to about the Kiwi jetpack, the climate change stoush playing out at the Otago Daily Times and 30 years of IVF.

1:20 A nation of bloggers – World Internet Project
A new study has revealed that 1 in 13 people in NZ blog – not blab – blog. Which makes amongst the worlds keenest onliners – Director of AUT's Institute of Culture, Discourse and Communication (ICDC) Professor Allan Bell, who lead the New Zealand branch of the WIP study, joins us at 1.20.

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