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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Wednesday 19 September 2012

1:10 Best Song Ever Written

Ross Liew of Auckland has nominated "You Are Mine" by Eddie Ray.

1:15 The Link 3 Music Game

It Might As Well Rain Until September - Carole King
Nineteen - Paul Hardcastle
Road Runner [Once] - Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers
Little Bitty Pretty One - Thurston Harris & The Sharps
Readin' Rightin' Route 23 - Dwight Yoakam
Opo The Crazy Dolphin - Pat McMinn, Bill Langford & The Crombie Murdoch Trio
Wouldn't It Be Loverly? - Julie Andrews
Heartbreak Hotel - Elvis Presley
Love Of The Common People - Paul Young

2:10 - The Tsunami Survival Pod - Matt Duncan

On March 11th, 2011 at 2:46pm,  a magnitude 9 undersea earthquake happened off the coast of Japan, causing a devastating Tsunami that killed more than 15 thousand people. It released the same amount of energy as 8-thousand Hiroshima atom bombs.
Matt Duncan from the Gold Coast watched those terrible images and decided he wanted to do something about it. So he's designed an built a tsunami survival pod.

2.20 -  World War Two Spitfire for Sale  - Graham Orphan

New Zealanders are getting first chance at buying a piece of World War Two aviation history. An unrestored Spitfire mark 16, considered the Rolls Royce of the sky, is up for sale and Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre trustee and aircraft broker, Graham Orphan wants New Zealanders to have the chance to buy it before anyone else.

2:30 Reading - Part two of Fiona Farrell’s story, "Light Reading". 

Book details: Light Readings by Fiona Farrell  Pub: Random House /Vintage  ISBN- 978-1869414573

2:45 Feature Album - Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of the Worlds from 1978

Tracks played: "The Eve of the War" and "Forever Autumn"

3:12 Virtual World - Hamish MacEwan

3:33 Youthtown - Lisa Thompson

A non-profit organisation, Youthtown was formed in 1932 in Auckland with a focus on youth development through sport, arts, dance and technology.
It has helped shape the lives of hundreds of thousands of young New Zealanders over the decades and as part of their "80 Years Young" celebrations, Youthtown is searching for its old boys and girls to be part of a new association - Youthtown Alumni.   
Lisa Thompson meets up with some former "youthtowners" and discovered that friendship hasn't been the only thing to blossom on the basketball courts over the decades, but romance too!

4:06 The Panel - Andrew Clay and Anna Chinn.