Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Tuesday 18 March 2008
Afternoons for Tuesday 18 March 2008
1:06 Jim's Essay
1:10 Best Song Ever Written - Walking toNew Orleans - Fats Domino
According to Darrin Chubb
1:15 Reeling In The Years - 1970
Another contender for that year's Golden Disc was a Wairarapa band who had more than a few things in common with the Formyula. The Kal-Q-Lated Risk hailed, mostly, from Featherston and Lead Guitarist Phil Hope remembers the day.
2:10 Stadium Gets Go-Ahead - But Who Pays.
A new $188 million stadium for Dunedin has crossed a major hurdle in securing promises of funding from the city council, despite concerns the region can ill afford it. New Zealand's largest indoor stadium, to be situated in Awatea Street, about 1.5 kilometres from the Octagon will seat up to 30,000 and be covered with a clear roof. The Dunedin City Council has effectively rubber stamped the proposal by voting to conditionally commit $91.4 million from its coffers to the project. But the council's support comes with conditions that could allow it to bail out down the track. Dunedin Mayor is Peter Chin.
2:20 The Sea To Sea
Cycles and cellphones are the unlikely partners in an inititative to broaden public transport options in some of our biggest cities. It's a first for New Zealand, and Auckland-based Julian Hulls is the brains behind it.
2:30 NZ Reading :Pushkar Through The Eye of a Needle by Karen Banks
A traveller's worst nightmare becomes gritty reality as she copes with stomach troubles and unwanted overtures of love on a crowded Indian bus.
2:45 He Rourou
In He Rourou today, Ana Tapiata talks to Wharehoka Wano, the organiser of the Maori activities of the New Zealand Arts Festival.
2:50 Feature Album - Yellow Submarine - Beatles
3:12 Tune Your Engine - Paternal Post-Natal Depression
Up to 10% of first-time fathers experience postnatal depression but in most cases their symptoms are not treated, according to University of Adelaide researcher Karina Bria.
3:33 Asian Report
Suzanne Schokman reports on how a move to preserve a people's mother tongue eventually led to the creation of the independent nation of Bangladesh.
3:47 Science - Kakapo conservation in New Zealand
Today in Environment - efforts to save the big green booming parrot oddity that is the Kakapo. For a transcript of the interview. Click here
4:06 The Panel - Richard Griffin and Jeremy Ellwood
4:30 News Headlines/Traffic/Weather