Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Tuesday 5 October 2010
1:10 Best Song Ever Written
The Blue Danube as chosen by Carl Turney of Christchurch.
1:15 Critical Mass
The Web with Ele Ludemann
How local body candidates have used the internet.
Local Government NZ has a website www.elections2010.co.nz
Books with Vanda Symon
Bloodlines, by TK Roxborogh
Short Fat Chick in Paris by Kerre Woodham and Gareth Brown
Music with Nick Atkinson
Artist: Dam Native
Song: Kracked It
Artist: Ladi 6
Song: Bang Bang
TV Phil Wallington talks about Outrageous Fortune, also a new foreign series starting on Maori TV, and Thorney's Cooking Central.
2:10 Feature stories
There are more than vegetables growing in plots at the East Tamaki Garden Primary school. For two and a half years, the school in south Auckland has been part of a pilot program of the Garden to Table Trust. It's an initiative designed to give primary aged children new experiences by growing their own food.
Ferrari World is the world's largest indoor amusement park. It covers 200,000 square meters. The rides and restaurants are all based on the classic Italian sports car. Ferrari World opens at the end of October.
2:30 You Me ... Now!
Following the trials and tribulations of a group of friends as they find love in the city.
Alice's new love, Johno has met Alice's former lover and boss, Bruce. The meeting did not go well.
2:45 He Rourou
The Maori language high school in Hamilton, Nga Taiatea, produced three of the competitors at the national secondary school Maori speech competitions held in Dunedin recently. Ana Tapiata talks with Nga Taiatea student, who took out the overall prize for the Junior Maori language section. He is 15 year old Kaharau
2:50 Feature Album
Everything Is Everything, the debut record by American soul singer-songwriter and pianist Donny Hathaway, released in 1970 on the Atco label.
3:12 Tune Your Engine
Fashion entrepreneur Annah Stretton started her empire on a Waikato dairy farm. She has got a new book out, Wise Heart: 10 Strategies for Success in Business & Life.
3:33 Asian Report
Sonia Yee looks at the benefits of having home stay students in New Zealand, as a group of Chinese education agents head to Balclutha on South Island schools tour.
4.06 The Panel
Graham Bell and Liz Bowen-Clewley.