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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Friday 18 February 2011

1:10 Best Song Ever Written

Blind Willy McTell by Bob Dylan for Mae Newrey of Porirua.

1:15 NZ Music - Live

The Nukes from Auckland

Audio of NZ Music Live can be found on our music webpage.

2:10 Feature stories

Scientists can't seem to agree on how much vitamin D we should be getting every day;there are still many questions to be answered around how and why it works. Professor Tony Merriman is studying Vitamin D as part of his work Type 1 diabetes at University of Otago.

Five explorers were seeking shelter from a storm when they discovered the country's first kilometre deep cave, south of Nelson in Kahurangi National Park. Kieran McKay was leading a team exploring the caves in the Ellis Basin when the storm wrecked their camp.

2:30 Reading

Part ten ofIn My Father's Den, from the novel by Maurice Gee, dramatized for radio by Terry Swanson with original music by Dan Adams.

2:45 Feature album

Sigh No More, the debut album from English folk-rock band Mumford & Sons

3:08 One Stop Shop

Wine with Karl du Fresne, tomato relish with Blenheim chef Chris Fortune and Noelle McCarthy reviews Oscar contender, the Kids are Alright.

Fresh Fast Food, Weekend Wine, Weekend Weather, Movie Review and This Way of Life

Weekend Wine:
Under $10: Hudson Wharekaka Dry Riesling
Over $10: Esk Valley Merlot-Cabernet-Malbec 2009
Wine of interest:Urlar Gladstone Sauvignon Blanc 2010

3:33 Feature story

David Steemson with the final part of his series looking at the effects of the Puhoi to Warkworth motorway plans.

4:06 The Panel with Finlay McDonald and Michelle A'Court