Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Monday 26 November 2012
1:10 Best Song Ever Written
Dave Berry from Raumati nominated 'Long Distance Love' by Little Feat.
Below are some the guitars Dave Berry talks about in this segment.
1:15 8 Months To Mars - Coronation Street's Ken Barlow. William Roach is our passenger on 8 Months To Mars today.
2:10 Bee Thefts - Kevin Wallace
Beekeepers in Northland are having a hard time keeping hold of their hives this weather, thanks to the predations of vandals and thieves.The rising price of manuka honey means thieves are now eyeing bees with increasing interest, hundreds of hives have been stolen already this year, with farmers having to shell out thousands of dollars to replace them.
Vandalism too, is on the increase in the region, at least one farmer in Kerikeri has had his hives poisoned as well.
2:20 Chrismas Lights - Carl Seaward
Christmas comes but once a year, and the Christmas lights in Prebbleton will be a once-in-a-lifetime experience this year, thanks to the efforts of one husband and wife team.
Carl and Maureen Seaward's Christmas display now takes about 6 months to build and involves over 300,000 lights and decorations.
2:30 Reading - Sheep and water prove to be major problems in the Rangitikei which is where our trail-blazing trio take us in today's episode of the vintage serial 'Motor Pioneers of New Zealand'
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'Walking' (Martin) CHAPPELL C573 Dur: 1:05
'Playground' (Martin) CHAPPELL C584 Dur: 0:36
2:45 Feature Album - The Original Soundtrack -10cc (1975)
3:12 Author slot - The Lifespan of a Fact,' by John D'Agata
Our feature author is John D'Agata, an innovative essayist, who along with his fact-checker, Jim Fingal do battle about the use of truth and the definition of nonfiction.
3:35 Our Changing World - Justin Gregory - Teachers gather to discuss how to introduce science in the school playground.
Find out more about New Zealand's first rocketry challenge.
4:06 The Panel - Gordon McLauchlan and Irene Gardiner.