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Host: Jen Craddock

12.00 bNews with Noelle. Weather and surf.

12.15 The Prime Minister. Helen Clark is fresh off the plane from Niue, and on this morning's breakfast show. The Interview is replayed here.

12.30 The Wireless. Andrew Dubbers second Wireless dispatch from the village of Mosley in Old Blighty. This week Andrew's talks about problem gambling; binge drinking,poor spelling and the intricacies of English life in general.

12.45 -The Reality Rissole with Nick D'Angelo and who can say what he'll be on about this week?

1pm -Hinewehi Mohi. Hinewehi Mohi from the Rau ka tauri Music Centre will be on the show, to tell us about a fundraising auction being held in Auckland tomorrow night. She'll also be talking us through the finer points of music therapy?

1.45 -Gordon Campbell. The Listener writer is in the States reporting on the election. We'll be discussing the legitimacy of the US electoral system from the swing state of Ohio.

Aucklanders can tune in at 95 on the FM dial. From the desk of Noelle McCarthy News and Editorial Director Radio 95bfm


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