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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Monday 4 July 2011

1:10 Best Song Ever Written

Footloose by Kenny Loggins, chosen by Sara Burgess of Palmerston North.

1:15 8 Months To Mars - what would well-known people do on an trip to Mars?

Rhys Darby, actor and comedian.

2:10 Claire Turnbull, nutritionist for The Healthy Food Guide

A recent study published in the Journal of Food and Nutrition Research reports that eating sweets might actually stop your child from getting fat. The data appears to contradict the vast bulk of research which indicates that sweets are not only bad for your teeth but bad for your body too.

2:20 Tree Climbing champion James Kilpatrick

James Kilpatrick has cracked the world speed record at the Asia Pacific Tree Climbing Championships in Singapore. The 26-year-old arborist from Tauranga is now preparing for the world championships in Sydney later this month where he hopes to take overall title.

2:10 Feature Stories

2:30 NZ Reading

Part 11 of a 12-part reading by Lloyd Geering of his own book, Wrestling with God.
Published by Bridget Williams Books (5-Nov-2006)
ISBN-978-1845400774

2:45 Feature Album

Dangerously in Love, the debut solo album of American R&B singer Beyoncé Knowles.

3:12 Author slot

Alice Ozma, author of The Reading Promise: My Father and the Books We Shared.
Published by Grand Central Publishing
ISBN-10: 0446583774
ISBN-13: 978-0446583770

3:35 Our Changing World

A 47-kilometre long predator-proof fence is the key to making Maunagtautari mainland island a safe home for rare forest birds.

4:06 The Panel

Michael Deaker and Raybon Kan.