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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Thursday 23 September 2010

1:10 Best Song Ever Written

Imagine by John Lennon as chosen by Rhys Morris of Lower Hutt

1:15 Your Place

Plimmerton - a town of 2058 residents and a place with a fascinating history and a strong community spirit.

George Angas's drawing of Taupo Pa (present day Plimmerton).
Te Rauparaha Wearing a Naval Uniform, Late 1840s.
Plimmerton Community Website.
Plimmerton is my Home Facebook Group.

2:10 Feature stories

New Zealand Fashion week has grown in size and stature since it started 10 years ago. New Zealand Fashion week has moved out of the Town Hall and down to the Viaduct Marine Harbour Village

Spring is here. It's the time of year to start thinking about having a good old fashioned spring clean. It may be time to take stock of what you need and what you need to throw away.

2:30 NZ Reading

Part 2 of The Tide Clock written by Carl Nixon and read by Mathew O'Sullivan.

2:55 He Rourou

Their names are unfamiliar to many, yet Meri Manga/Kahia, Areta Mahu/Puku, Akene Tomoana and Sophia Herangi were some of the women of New Zealand's Suffrage movement. Ana Tapiata talks with Tania Simpson from the Ministry of Womens Affairs about the reasons these women wanted to vote and to stand for Parliament.

2:50 Feature Album

Our Feature Album is The Ghost Who Walks - put out a few months back by British model, singer/songwriter and guitarist, Karen Elson.

3:12 Arts Report

Sonia Yee takes a look at New Zealand Fashion Week underway in Auckland, where there are more emerging designers than ever before.

3:33 Southern Story

Imbolc: Before winter returned to Invercargill with a vengeance, spring was in the air. To mark the turn of seasons, a group gathered to celebrate an ancient rite. Sage Forest met with Dunedin magician Azaka as he sets up for the ritual, and finds herself in charge of a besom.

4:06 The Panel

Gary McCormick and Simon Pound.

The Commonwealth Games; the housing market in NZ; the IRA targeting bankers; we may talk to the presumed new ACT MP Hilary Calvert; David Garrett; new figures out about our meth problem - it reads like we're heading towards being one of the big illegal drug-consuming areas of the world, in Oceania.