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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Wednesday 27 October 2010

1:10 Best Song Ever Written

Hard Rain by Bob Dylan as chosen by Matthew Korn of Auckland

1:15 Link 3 - music game

2:10 Feature stories

New Zealand's newest world record holder is just about to pass through customs in Auckland after an incredible 4 month, 18-thousand nautical mile journey. Graeme Kendall is the first person to sail solo through the treacherous Arctic Northwest Passage. The narrow stretch of water north of Canada and Alaska the is called the Everest of the sailing world.

They call themselves the Halloween Institute and they're trying to scare up support for declaring Halloween a public holiday in Australia. Super girl, Tom Cruise and other costume clad protestors marched to Parliament House to ask New South Wales Premier Kristina Keneally to make October 31 an official holiday.

You Me Now 2:30 You Me ... Now!

Following the trials and tribulations of a group of friends as they find love in the city.

2:45 He Rourou

There's a simple answer to secure the perilous state of the Maori language. Use it, that's according to 79-year-old, Jean Puketapu. Ana Tapiata talks with the matriarch at the Wellington regional hui about the government's Maori language strategy.

2:50 Feature Album

The new Bryan Ferry LP, Olympia.

3:12 Virtual World

The Independent newspaper goes for the youth market with a 20p paper that summarises the serious content.

Here they come, Internet-connected TVs finally arrive.

iPad smashes adoption records as Aussies get app fever.

3:33 Auckland story

Panmure Community Constable Janet Briggs is now patrolling the reserves or the "green highways" throughout the Tamaki area, from Panmure to St Heliers, on her 12-year-old horse Scout.

It's no horsing around for this pair. On Scout's very first day on patrol, they pursued a man on bicycle who has been wanted for two burglaries. Unable to outride Scout, he was boxed in until back-up arrived and was subsequently arrested.

Lisa Thompson caught up with Constable Briggs and Scout during a recent teacher's strike. They had been asked to patrol Mission Bay to keep an eye on students who had the day off. She asked who gave her permission to swap the patrol car for Scout…

4:06 The Panel

John Bishop and Dita de Boni.