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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Friday 1 April 2011

1:10 Best Song Ever Written

Coney Island by Van Morrison, requested by John Godwin of Napier.

1:20 NZ Live: Pacific Curls

2:10 Feature stories

Tourist operators in Akaroa on the Banks Peninsula have been hit hard by the effects of the Christchurch earthquake, even though Akaroa was undamaged. Paul Bingham, managing director of the town's largest operator Black Cat Cruises, says business was down by up to 60 per cent in March - one of their busiest months of the year - and many other operators are hurting too.

During World War Two, Jewish woman Dora Suuring joined the Resistance in Holland, faked identity cards and hid many Jewish families. Dora and her husband escaped their camp and she eventually came to New Zealand. This week, 96-year-old Dora met with other Dutch survivors at the Wellington Holocaust Research and Education centre.

2:30 Reading

Part ten of Maurice Gee's novel Plumb read by Barry Empson.

2:45 Feature Album

Blessed by Lucinda Williams.

3:12 One Stop Shop

Blenhiem chef Chris Fortune is unhappy with Pak N Save's Farmers' Market campaign. He was involved with Farmers' Markets as the chair of Marlborough Farmers' Market for the last six years and is the current chair of Farmers' Market NZ.

Wine with Karl du Fresne:
Under $10: Longridge Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon 2009
Over $10: Wither Hills Pinot Gris 2010
Wine of interest: Galeone Verdicchio 2009

4:06 The Panel with Michelle A'Court and Barry Corbett