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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Tuesday 31 May 2011

1:10 Best Song Ever Written

Pastime with Good Company, chosen by Neil Cullen of Glenomaru Valley, Catlins.

1:15 Critical Mass

TV Review with Phil Wallington: No Ordinary Family, Nurse Jackie and Blitz.

Book Review with Nicky Pelligrino: Untold Story by Monica Ali and The Unseen by Katherine Webb.

Music Review with Nick Atkinson: Nick Atkinson remembers the genius of Ray Charles.

Internet Review with Ele Ludeman: The joys of self-disipline and the new trend towards making commitments you cannot break to improve your life, and how to run your own farm for just 60 dollars a year .

2:15 Asian Report

Sonia Sly finds out about a new initiative set up to inspire new writers from the Asian community.

2:30 Reading

Part seven of The 10 pm Question by Kate de Goldi, read by John Leigh.

2:45 Feature Album

Moby's new album, Destroyed.

3:33 Southern story

They've come from Canada, Samoa, Australia and all over New Zealand to attend te Kura Raumati - Summer Camp, at the Church of Te Hepara Pai and run by Te Hui Amorangi te Waipounamu. The day is a special treat for the tamariki and rangatahi - children and teenagers - as a reward for hard work on Bible studies they get the crew the waka Te Kowhai, on the Avon River. The waka was built by Jimmy Brennan, who's whakapapa is represented in the carvings.

3:35 The Strand

The American novelist Jeffery Deaver has written a new James Bond book - Carte Blanche. He talks with the BBC Strand team about updating 007 for the 21st Century and creating a worthy villain.

4:06 The Panel

Irene Gardiner and Chris Wikaira.