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Friday 23 August 2019
10:20 New Zealand Brazilians decry the Amazon fires
Most of the Amazon basin sits within the borders of Brazil and contains 40% of the world's tropical forests accounting for 10-15% of the biodiversity of Earth's continents.
The nonprofit Amazonwatch is dedicated to conserving the giant rainforest, and its website's home page headline reads "The Amazon Rainforest has been on fire for three weeks. Here's why you're only hearing about it now."
Brazilians in New Zealand are rallying to speak out against the burning Amazon, and Karyn talks with protest organiser Fabiola Stevenson.
10:30 New Zealand Fashion Week's heavyweight: Hailwood
New Zealand's 21st century fashion designer, Adrian Hailwood, hasn't missed a New Zealand Fashion Week since he first showed his work in a group show back in 2001.
Hailwood is one of Fashion Week's most applauded shows - from denim to tailored evening wear, Adrian's work is stocked throughout New Zealand, the US, Japan, Philippines, China and Australia, with regular red carpet appearances.
On the eve of the final weekend of preparations before his Fashion Week show on Tuesday and Adrian speaks with Karyn about what's being planned.
10:45 Pre-Wired with Danielle Street: Dry Cleaning, Kim Gordon and Klaus
Danielle Street joins us with a preview of three new music selections that will feature on herTotally Wired show on Auckland's 95 bfm on Saturday mornings.
Tonight she's highlighting the latest from the South London post-punk crew Dry Cleaning, Kim Gordon sheds Sonic Youth to launch her much anticipated first solo album No Home Record, and Auckland's own DIY artist Kraus with Pudding Island.