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Friday 8 December 2023
On today’s show
1:15 Groundbreaking neurological research goes global
The Mātai research centre is taking world leading medical imaging research from Gisborne to the globe.
From an initial project to better identify and treat concussion, the three-year-old centre is now juggling multiple groundbreaking research projects in a range of areas.
Dr Samantha Holdsworth is the medical physicist and the founder of the not-for-profit institute.
Today she talks to Jesse about the various projects they have on the go.
1:25 Local graffiti legend launches first solo exhibition
Nick "Ikarus" Tam is a legend of our graffiti and street art scene, and was a founding member of Ōtautahi's most renowned graffiti collective, the DTR crew.
Nick is about to launch his first solo exhibition 'Something from Nothing' at New Plymouth's Koru on Devon Gallery.
Today he offers insight into his work as well as the world of graffiti art at large.
1:35 Is cottage cheese making a comeback?
It was a mainstay of the 1970s, and now it appears cottage cheese is making a comeback.
Tik Tok is making it cool again. Google searches are at a 20-year high, and the New York Times has even devoted space to investigating the so called 'Cottage Cheese Comeback'.
Chef Julie Biuso joins Jesse to discuss why cottage cheese is back in vogue.
1:45 Freaky Friday
We dive back into the pool of spooky, coincidental and unexplained stories provided by you the listeners.
If you have a Freaky Friday story to share, email us or text 2101.
Today, Jesse hears two stories from Glen and Ana.
2:10 Film Review with Sam Hollis
RNZ producer and film critic Sam Hollis reviews the latest from legendary Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki 'The Boy and the Heron' and the satirical teen-comedy 'Bottoms'.
2:20 NZ Live: The Teskey Brothers
This week for NZ Live we have the super talented Australian band The Teskey Brothers.
The band, started by brothers Josh and Sam, are on tour here with their new album The Winding Way.
Their concerts have sold out around NZ so we're pleased they're able to squeeze in an extra performance here in our Auckland studio.
3:08 Gingernut Key Lime Pie with Raspberry
Today Gretchen Lowe has a wonderful recipe for a Christmas day desert or something to take to a summer bbq.
She shares her simple recipe for Gingernut Key Lime Pie. It has very few ingedients but a big wow factor.
You can find out how to make the pie here.
3:16 Music 101
This week Kara Rickard is hosting Music 101 here from 1pm.
She shares with Jesse what's happening on the music scene over the weekend, what's coming up on the show tomorrow and because Friday is new music day - she'll pick us a track to play.
3:25 Weekend Stuff with Tony Murrell
Today landscaper and gardening expert Tony Murrell is with Jesse in the studio with some ideas about how to spruce up your outdoor areas for the summer months ahead.
If you have any questions for Tony please text 2101 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
3:35 Critter of the Week: The Mt Arthur gian wētā
Monday December 11 is International Mountain Day - a day to celebrate mountains and the incredible role they play in our world.
It’s also a great day to celebrate the Mt Arthur giant wētā, Deinacrida tibiospina, which lives in the mountains of Kahurangi National Park in tussock and alpine herbfields.
This cute giant wētā is under threat from rats and mice and is now classified as critically endangered.
3:45 The Panel with Paula Penfold and Ed Amon