Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Wednesday 22 September 2010
1:10 Best Song Ever Written
Dr Who theme from the BBC TV Series - composed and conducted by Ron Grainer as chosen by Phil Parker of Auckland.
1:15 Link 3 - music game
2:10 Feature stories
The Nindigully Pub in the Queensland Outback are hoping a 10 kilogram lamb burger will be be enough to lure Oprah Winfrey to their tiny town, population 9. Nindigully is about 160km west of Goondiwindi which is about 348 kilometers west of Brisbane. The talk show superstar is heading to Australia in December to tape several shows with 300 of her fans.
World War Two spitfire pilot, Bunty Bunt celebrated his 90th birthday this weekend at the Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre in Blenheim. He volunteers there as a guide, sharing stories about his experiences in the battle of Monte Cassino and Gibraltar in North Africa.
2:30 NZ Reading
The Tide Clock, written by Carl Nixon and read by Mathew O'Sullivan.
2:45 He Rourou
The 19th of September, last Sunday to be exact, was the 117th anniversary of Suffrage Day, when New Zealand women won the right to vote. Ana Tapiata talks with Tania Simpson from the Ministry of Womens Affairs who this year was determined to promote the role of Maori women in the suffrage movement of the late 1800s.
2:50 Feature Album
Our Feature Album is Second Helping - second LP for American rock band, Lynyrd Skynyrd, inspired today because of the news that the man who inspired the name of the group, died overnight.
3:12 Virtual World
3.33 Auckland story
Auckland's having its annual heritage festival. It started with a big bang on Saturday with one of the antique " disappearing guns" up on North Head.
And after 150 events it ends on October 3rd with high tea in the grand tearooms of what's now the Heritage Hotel, what was for eighty years the Farmers Trading Company Department store in Hobson Street.
4:06 The Panel
David Slack and Tim Watkin