Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Thursday 28 February 2008
Afternoons for Thursday 28 February
1:06 Jim's Essay
1:10 Best Song Ever Written - "See you in my drums" - the Shadows
1:15 Your Place - Kaikoura
Kevin Hayes Mayor
Jo Thompson (Encounter Kaikoura)
2:10 Feature Story - Ukeleles
George Hinchcliffe who started the whole thing, Jonte Banks (bass ukulele) and Hester Goodman from the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain.
2:30 Festival Review - Paul Bushnell
Te Karakia, Landscapes, Lucid 3 & friends
2:55 He Rourou
In He Rourou today, Ana Tapiata talks to artist Brett Graham who, with Rachel Rakena, created the multi media exhibition Aniwaniwa, that's currently on show in Wellington, as part of the NZ International Festival of Arts.
3:12 The Arts Report
The first New Zealand Taiko Festival starts this Friday at the WEL Energy Academy of Performing Arts at the University of Waikato in Hamilton. In our Arts Feature today Lynn Freeman explores the world of Taiko drumming and meets three drummers.
3:33 Christchurch Story
Later in the show a glimpse into the troubled world of compulsive overeating.
Overeaters Anonymous runs six meetings a week in Christchurch for people grappling with a condition that has seriously affected their lives.
Some of them shared their stories with our Christchurch correspondent, Katy Gosset.
3:47 Environment Report
Barrie Leay - Chairman of Aquaflow Bionomics Corporation takes Amelia Nurse to the waste water ponds in Blenheim where he's harvesting algae to make biofuel.
4:06 The Panel
Graham Bell and Julia Hartley-Moore.
4:30 News Headlines/Traffic/Weather