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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Tuesday 16 November 2010

1:10 Best Song Ever Written

Ode to Joy from Beethoven's 9th symphony as chosen by Selwyn Jebson of Palmerston North.

1:15 Critical Mass

Ele Ludemann - from Homepaddock - the rural blog with a blue tint; Graham Beatie from Beatie's Book blog; Nick Atkinson from Supergroove and RNZ's Music Mix and Sarah McMullin, laterly of this parish, and keen TV follower.

State of the Blogosphere.

2:10 Feature Stories

A team of scientists, including a crew from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute who discovered the wreck of the Titanic, have announced a project to find traces of the famed Pink and White Terraces that once cascaded down the edges of Lake Rotomahana near Rotorua. Unmanned submarines will search for geothermal formations destroyed by the 1886 eruption of Mt Tarawera.

Christchurch mountaineer Guy McKinnon has become the first person to climb all 34 of New Zealand's 3000-metre mountains and peaks by himself. It's taken six years to complete all of the solo ascents

2:30 Reading

The Day, written by Martha Morseth and read by Laura Hill.

Who was the real hero that day? Who deserves the credit? It's all about perspective.

2:45 He Rourou

When Dunedin recently hosted the national secondary schools Maori speech competitions, Otago University ran free bus tours between the competition venue to its campus. Ana Tapiata talks with one of the tour guides, fourth year student Angela Taylor.

2:50 Feature Album

The Joshua Tree by U2.

3:12 Tune Your Engine

Jonathan Bloom, author of American Wasteland: How America Throws Away Nearly Half of Its Food (and What We Can Do AboutIt).
Published by Da Capo Lifelong Books
ISBN: 978-0738213644

3:33 Asian Report

Diabetes Week: Asians are one of the highest groups to be at risk in New Zealand, and with an increasing Asian population it's become a real target for diabetes support providers to focus on.

4:06 The Panel

David Farrar and Tony Doe.