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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Tuesday 1 March 2011

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1:10 Best Song Ever Written

Jonny Schwass from Christchurch chooses Pick Up the Pieces by the Average White Band.

1:15 Critical Mass

Phil Wallington TV review

Nicky Pellegrino book review

Nick Atkinson music critic

Ele Ludemann with what people are saying on the blogs

2:10 Feature Stories

Canterbury joiner Owen Morris Wright is one of the many who died on February 22nd. He was working at his joinery business in Woolston and survived the quake, but was killed by falling boulders in an aftershock trying to get home to his family in Lyttelton. His family and mates have come up with a unique way to honor Owen Wright, a man who spent his life working with wood. Yesterday they came together at the Joinery by Design factory to make a coffin for Owen Wright.

Rescue teams made a remarkable discovery in the rubble today. Workers spotted two time capsules under the broken statue of one of Canterbury's founding fathers in Cathedral Square. A copper capsule and capsule a glass bottle and hand written documents were spotted near the top of the stone plinth where the statue of John Robert Godley once stood.

The city of Dunedin is opening a "Christchurch Embassy" to help people who have made the 360km trip down state highway one for a break from their shattered city. The embassy will open this afternoon at the Dunedin Railway Station. It will serve as a referral point for people from Christchurch looking for everything from temporary accommodation to help relocating businesses

2:30 Reading

Part three of Mark Inglis' story To The Max, in which he takes us back to 1982\when he was trapped in a snow cave on Mt. Cook with his climbing companion, Phil Doole.

As we left the story on Friday, Mark and Phil heard what sounded like a helicopter crashing as it came up the mountain towards them.

2:50 Feature Album

Pure by Hayley Westenra.

3:12 Tune Your Engine

Want to improve your memory? Take a hike. Or a stroll, even. A new study suggests that regular walking can improve and maintain the hippocampus- the part of the brain that makes memories. In a study published in the US last month, researchers took two groups of men and women in their sixties, one group was set to walking three times a week, the other group did different activities. After a year, the brains of the walkers had altered, and their hippocampus in particular had increased in volume. In the other group, meanwhile, the hippocampus had declined. Dr. Kirk Erickson is an Associate Professor at the Department of Psychology at the University of Illinois, and the Lead Author of the study

3:33 The Archive: Harbour SouNZ

What is it about the port town of Lyttelton that attracts so many artists and other interesting characters? In Harbour SouNZ Kris Vavasour talks to a group of young musicians, as well as Robin Judkins, about life and music in small town New Zealand.

4:06 The Panel

Tim Watkin, David McPhail and Islay Mcleod from Christchurch.