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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

Pam Siggelkow

Kevin Hayes Mayor

Jo Thompson (Encounter Kaikoura)

2:00 News

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.

3:00 News

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.

4:00 News

4:06 The Panel

Graham Bell and Julia Hartley-Moore.

4:30 News Headlines/Traffic/Weather