Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Monday 8 October 2012
1:10 Best Song Ever Written
Brian Clarke from Christchurch nominated 'Rosetta Road' by The Cattlestops.
1:15 8 Months To Mars - Brian Turner
Our guest on 8 Months to Mars is Brian Turner - poet and writer, who had a new anthology out called Elemental.
2:10 Policeman wants to be the first New Zealander to row Atlantic solo - Erik Harrewijn
Erik Harrewijn of Morrinsville is making plans to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean. The community police officer will join the 2013 Ocean Rowing Race in December next year.
2.20 The MVCygnet - Dawn Coleman
It was once one of the busiest rivers in the country - so busy it's the only river in the North Island to have ever been gazetted a highway…
The Mokau River was once plied by hundreds of vessels carrying timber, and coal, and of course cream from the dairy farms.
One of those original vessels is about to celebrate 100 years service on the waters. Once a trader, the MVCygnet is now a tourist boat run by husband and wife, Neil and Dawn Coleman.
Part nine of Colour Scheme by Ngaio Marsh, first published by Collins in 1943,
adapted and read by Peter Vere Jones.
2:45 Feature Album 'The Man Who' - Travis, (1999).
3:12 Feature Author - The Vegemite Man
We find out about the man who invented vegemite. Cyril Callister was a chemist, and his is a fascinating story. His grandson, Jamie Callister has just written a book about this remarkable family tale.
3:35 Our Changing World - Rebecca Priestley
The Navy resort to buckets to try and solve the mystery of the Kermadec pumice.
4:06 The Panel - Mai Chen and Chris Wikaira.