Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Wednesday 27 July 2011
1:10 Best Song Ever Written
Barry Read from Auckland has chosen Back to Black by Amy Winehouse
1:15 Link 3 - music game
2:10 Skiers stranded at Mount Lyford Skifield
250 skiers are stranded on a Canterbury mountain after heavy snowfalls and strong winds blocked roads. They spent last night in the lodge at Mount Lyford Skifield near Hanmer Springs, and efforts continue this afternoon to make their passage down the mountain safe. Doug Simpson owns the skifield and has been working all day to get the road clear to get the skiers down.
2:20 Safe Eyes goggles
Phil Hall worked in the forestry industry, and when his employees kept complaining that their goggles kept fogging up he took to his shed and started inventing. He has invented Safe Eyes - eye protection that won't fog up. They've just won Phil a major business award, and now he hopes to take the goggles global.
2:30 Reading: Joe Bennett reads from his book Where Underpants Come From (Part 3 of 12)
Joe Bennett goes on an odyssey to China to trace his underpants back to their source.
2:45 Feature Album
All In All by Earth, Wind & Fire
3:12 Virtual World with Hamish MacEwan
3:33 Auckland story
Ninety lucky South Auckland kids could have brighter new futures. Over the school holidays they've been taught how to play the violin, in a social development project based on one that's been run in Venezuela for more than thirty years.
4:06 The Panel with Dita de Boni and Chris Trotter