Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Wednesday 8 December 2010
1:10 Best Song Ever Written
Forgotten Years by Midnight Oil as chosen by Bill Lennox from Wellington.
1:15 Link 3 - music game
2:10 Feature story
Most of us would consider it a huge achievement to climb Mt Taranaki just once. Danny Roguski from Opunake wants to reach the top of the 2518-metre-high mountain 100 times in one year. He started the challenge on January first and has reached the summit 97 times. Once he hits the 100 mark, he'll join an exclusive group called the Mt Taranaki Summit Club. No one has achieved 100 summits for more than 20 years
Episode thirteen of The Mesmerist by Barbara Ewing.
2:45 He Rourou
According to the tourism brochure, the Tarawera Falls is one of the most spectacular falls in the Bay of Plenty. The Tarawera River erupts from the middle of a sheer cliff, to drop 65 metres down to bushlined rapids. Ana Tapiata talks with local elder Kahu Te Rire about the stories of the waterfalls.
2:50 Feature Album
John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band, the first post-Beatles solo album by Lennon, who died 30 years ago today.
3:12 Virtual World
3:33 Auckland story
Bees are hard at work across Auckland pollinating our summer crops and making beautiful honey. There is one apiarist or bee keeper in particular, who is helping to encourage Aucklanders into keeping hives on their properties. Kerry McCurdy builds hives at Mangere Bridge property and regularly holds seminars across the region, teaching people the art of beekeeping. And Kerry has even created a special bench hive, which is proving very popular.
4:06 The Panel
David Slack and Garth George