Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Friday 11 April 2008
Afternoons for Friday 11 April 2008
1:06 Jim's Essay
1:10 Best Song Ever Written: For Free by Joni Mitchell
Nominated by John Caldwell.
1:15 NZ Live: Wayne Mason and The Fallen Angels
Songs from his new Album - Sense Got Out.
2:10 Food Colouring Chaos
A food safety watchdog in the UK is calling for a Europe-wide ban on six artificial food colourings, after research found a link with hyperactivity in children. John van den Beuken is the programme manager of joint food standards at the New Zealand Food Safety Authority.
2:20 Climbing Fees
The kaibosh looks set to be put on open mountain climbs on Mt Taranaki as local alpine clubs struggle with red tape imposed by the Department of Conservation. Clubs say they have been asked to pay more than $2000 for five-year permits for their hugely popular open climbs. The Mt Egmont Alpine Club currently charges a $20 donation and takes up to 180 people each climb. Club president Bruce Mouat says DOC's demands will make the climbs too expensive and if the Department insists, they'll end up getting scrapped.
2:30 NZ Reading: I Can See It Now by Barbara Anderson
A mother and grandmother chronicles her life and the lives of her children, justifying the little she sees of them as they lead their busy lives.
2:45 He Rourou
In He Rourou today, Ana Tapiata talks to Maraea Riddell, at the recent Catholic festival, the Hui Aranga.
2:50 What's On
2:55 Weekend Weather with Bob McDavitt
3:12 Fresh Fast Food: Popular Potatoes
Fish Cakes recipe from the Book: Popular Potatoes - 100 Easy and delicious Recipes by Alison and Simon Holst.
3:33 Sports Story: Stephen Hewson
Beijing Olympics facilities, Highlanders rugby and Shane Cameron boxing.
3:47 NZ Society
Time now to join David Steemson as he moves around talking to people about growing older in his series, From Age to Age.
Today, he's with born-again motorbikers John and Kath Carpenter. John and Kath Carpenter were bikies in their "yoof". Kath always sat on the back but now, many years on, the Carpenters have allowed themselves to fall in love with motorcycling all over again, and this time they have a motorbike each!
4:06 The Panel - Kevin Milne and Anthony Wilson.
4:30 News Headlines/Traffic/Weather