Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Tuesday 31 August 2010
1:10 Best Song Ever Written
Beautiful by American soul R&B singer India Arie as chosen by Niki Grennell of Auckland.
1:15 Critical Mass
Television with former newsman and current TV producer at Top-Shelf productions, Phil Wallington.
Books with Vanda Symon
Trick of the Dark by Val McDermid
Bad Boy - Peter Robinson
Music by Nick Atkinson
Licking Plastic by Knives At Noon
Repo Man by Ray LaMontagne and The Pariah Dogs
Ele Ludemann with Social Networking
2:10 Feature Stories
After ten years helping NASA build moon rockets, including the famous voyager Apollo, Jason Quinn and his family are starting a new chapter in life here in New Zealand. And it may not be rocket science, but boat building is proving a fine new career of choice for a man whose work has gone to the moon.
The Shag Incident written by Stephanie Johnson and read Madeline McNamara.
Franca the psychologist is visiting Jasper in Long Bay jail, where he's been held on drugs charges. Jasper has been writing his life story on the walls.
2:45 He Rourou
Last century, Sir James Henare was one of the leading advocates of the Maori language preschool initiative, the Kohanga Reo.
In He Rourou today Sir James Henare talks about the reasons he so staunchly advocated for the kohanga reo movement.
2:50 Feature Album
Dummy by Portishead.
3:12 Tune Your Engine
Physician and a pharmacologist Professor Shaun Holt - a researcher who specialises in analysing the scientific research into natural remedies.
His book Complementary Therapies for Cancer: What works, what doesn't and how to tell the difference looks at a range of complementary treatments for cancer, in order to provide objective evidence on what natural therapies actually work.
3:33 Asian Report
Sopheak Seng has an undying love for fashion. With a background in design he's now stepping into new shoes as the editor for international fashion and lifestyle magazine Lucire.
4:06 The Panel
Gary McCormick and Liz Bowen-Clewley.