Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Thursday 3 April 2008
Afternoons for 3 April 2008
1:06 Jim's Essay
1:10 Best Song Ever Written - The Swingin' Shepherd Blues -
- by The Moe Koffman Quartette.
Nominated by Roger Venz.
1:15 Your Place - Ngaruawahia
2:10 Search fo Noahs Arc
How two Auckland men have got themselves involved in a mission to track down Noah's Ark. Dave Ashton and Rod McCourt aren't your typical Indiana Jones types but a new commission is about to plunge them into a task of biblical proportions.
2:20 Coeliac Disease
We visit an Italian guesthouse that caters for people with coeliac disease - an auto-immune condition which is triggered by Gluten. BBC Health Check reporter Anna Wallace.
2:30 NZ Reading : Rocking Horse Roadby Carl Nixon
After her violent death on the beach at the end of Rocking Horse Road Lucy Asher takes on the status of a deity for a group of boys in the school.
2:45 He Rourou
In He Rourou today, Ana Tapiata talks to Boy Thompson, one of the organisers of the 63rd Hui Aranga, the annual Easter Festival of the Maori Catholic church.
2:50 Feature Album - Horses by Patti Smith
3:12 The Arts Report
In our arts segment this week - Lynn Freeman talks with the new music director of the NZSO, and we find out from a new play about to open in Wellington about the man Jack Lovelock couldn't beat - Tommy Morehu.
3:33 Christchurch Story
What drives people to write letters to the editor of their local papers ?
We head to Christchurch where our correspondent, Katy Gosset, meets a man who's spent thirty years doing just that - the passionate and prolific Bruce Grimwood.
3:47 Health Story Dacia Herbulock
In our Science story today we continue our look at the impact of tourism on endangered yellow-eyed penguins on the Otago Peninsula.
Ursula Ellenberg and Phil Seddon are researchers at the University of Otago studying the penguins and their response to the surging numbers of visitors.
4:06 The Panel - Richard Griffin and David Slack
4:30 News Headlines/Traffic/Weather