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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Wednesday 2 February 2011

1:10 Best Song Ever Written

Jordan McDowall from Masterton picks Don't Forget Your Roots by Six60.

1:15 Link 3 - music game

2:10 Feature stories

Scientists say they have found part of the famed Pink Terraces at the bottom of Lake Rotomahana. Images from an underwater robotic vehicle show crescent shaped terraced structures in about 60 metres of water. They are covered in brown lake sediment, but they are there.

Tim Hamilton knows a thing or two about second chances. He's had to switch gears and careers a few times in his professional life. and now Tim's just re-trained to be an aircraft maintenance engineer. He's been given a unique opportunity to rebuild an engine on an historic World War I tiplane. The replica Fokker Dr 1 triplane was grounded when it suffered engine problems during an air show in 2007 and has not flown since. Tim Hamilton's first job as a graduate aircraft maintenance engineer was to get the engine going again

2:30 Reading

Now a ghost story from the colonial series The Duel on the Creek.

As Told to the Writer read by Duncan Smith.

2:45 Feature Album

World Gone Crazy, the thirteenth studio album by American rock band The Doobie Brothers.

3:12 Virtual World

Pope sets out blogging guidelines

La-la land' law: call to ban iPods and phones while crossing roads

Web browser flaw secretly bares all

3:33 Auckland story

This is the story of a hate crime and arson in the small seaside community Mangawhai Heads, just a hundred kilometres north of Auckland.

Lesbian couple Lindsay Curnow and Juliet Lee are still counting the cost of the fire that gutted their bulb packing business. It's certainly put them out of business this year… and they've lost personal belongings stored in the building.

Earlier in January the couple were hit by a graffiti attack proclaiming "Dirty Filthy Dykes" scrawled on their vehicles and house. A week later their shed and office building right next to their house was burned down.

Lindsay and Juliet's on-line "Blooming Bulbs" business sells about three hundred thousand bulbs to twenty five thousand regular customers in just a three month season…due to begin this month.

4:06 The Panel

Gordon McLauchlan and Sue Wells.