Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Thursday 29 July 2010
1.10 Best Song Ever Written
Its Getting Better - Mama Cass
1.15 Your Place - Milford Sound
2.10 Feature stories
In the spring of 2000, Rich Norsigian bought a box of old photograph negatives at a garage sale. A team of experts have just confirmed the photographs were taken by world famous American photographer, Ansel Adams and may be worth millions.
The first New Plymouth record fair will be held next month. LPs, EPs and 45s will be for sale and trade. Dealers from Auckland, Wellington and Palmerston North have already committed to the event and organiser Brian Wafer says it's a way for like-minded lovers of records to step away from the email and trade me scene and get together face to face.
2.30 NZ Reading
Steve Braunias reads the ninth part of his book, How To Watch A Bird.
2.45 He Rourou
Ana Tapiata talks to Andrew Robb about being a Pakeha, and being passionate about the Maori language.
2.50 Feature Album
Teen Dream - Beach House (2010)
3.10 Arts Story
Lynn Freeman brings together a panel of opinionated people to discuss Creative New Zealand's shake up to the way it allocates the bulk of its funding.
3.20 Christchurch Story
In 2008, the self-help and motivational market was estimated at a worth of US $11 billion dollars.But beyond the books and seminars presented by motivational speakers across the globe, there are other options available for those who want to be in charge of their life's direction.
Lynn Timpany a practitioner of neuro linguistic programming talks with Sonia Yee.
Alison Ballance meets New Zealand's very own 'plant hunters', who are finding new species of grass and clover, and storing them in perpetuity.
The Margot Forde Forage Germplasm Centre, run by Agresearch at its Palmerston North campus, is a treasure trove of more than 70,000 samples of perennial rye grass and clover seeds. The seeds are available to plant breeders in New Zealand and around the world, and the seed bank is both an insurance policy and 'a world of possibility', ensuring that New Zealand farmers will be able to grow the best pasture both now and into the future.
What's happening on the social media sites.
4.06 The Panel with Tino Pereira, Julia Hartley-Moore and Nick Atkinson on the Silver Scroll nominations
The panel also discusses the media and Judith Collins; road policing revelations in Auckland; the economic gap with Australia; best places to live surveys and the Julia Gillard photos.