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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Friday 15 August 2008

Afternoons on Friday 15 August 2008

1:06 Jim's Essay

1:10 Best Song Ever Written - Caetano Veloso singing Cucurrucucu Paloma

1:15 New Zealand Live: Hammond Gamble

2:08 From North Africa to The Arakan

Interview with Alan McGregor Peart, Distinguished Flying Cross. His memoir From North Africa to The Arakan will be launched this weekend.

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2:22 Sports Story

Stephen Hewson live from the Bejing Olympics looking at the start of track and field, and cycling. We look ahead to Super Saturday, considered New Zealand's best chance of winning medals, and talk with cyclist Greg Henderson who's in the points race tomorrow.

2:32 New Zealand Reading: Short story Bali Baby by Stephanie Johnson

Read by Amy Tarleton.

A holiday visit to Bali, post-Sari club bombing, reminds a woman of her own deep loss.

2:45 He Rourou

Ana Tapiata talks to Tuhoe elder, Te Uru Mc Garvey, at the recent signing of the Terms of Negotiations agreement between Ngai Tuhoe and the Crown

2:50 Weekend Weather with Bob McDavitt

3:12 Fresh Fast Food - Martin Bosley

Martin Bosley is our Fresh Fast Food guest - today with Grilled Pork Chop with White Beans, Fennel and Spicy Sausage AND Parmesan Crusted Pilchards on toast with Tomatoes and a Parsley Salad.

Extra information in the book Martin Bosley Cooks, (Random House New Zealand Ltd)

3:36 When The Siren Goes - Part 6

The final episode of a major six-part series on civil defence.

Of all the natural hazards affecting the country, floods have had the most impact on the biggest number of people.

This programme was made with the support of the Ministry for Civil Defence and Emergency Management.

4:06 The Panel - Jeremy Ellwood and Joanne Black