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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Wednesday 8 May 2013

1:10 Best Song Ever Written

Katrina Leahy, who's been traveling around New Zealand for the past 10 months and will return home to Canada tonight, has chosen California by Joni Mitchell.

1:15 Link 3 - music game

2:10 Kiwi climbers

They were so close. Two members of the team of New Zealand and American climbers attempting to summit Anidesha Chuli, or White Wave, in the Eastern Himalayas were just 400 metres from the top when it all went wrong.

2:20 Tsunami art

Rozana Lee is an artist whose work is not for sale. At least not the work in her first exhibit in Auckland called Tsunami Time. Rozana's family is from Aceh Indonesia and on Boxing day 2004, her mother was among the hundreds of thousands killed in a tsunami. Rozana hopes her work will help New Zealanders understand the seriousness of tsunamis.

2:30 Reading - The Man With No Arms, part three
A series taken from Glenn Busch's book 'The Man With No Arms', where people living with disability tell their own stories. Today, Greg Thomas talks about his family and his special son Alex.

Oye Como Va by Tito Puente, guitar played by Greg Thomas

2:45 Feature Album - My Head is an Animal, by Of Monsters and Men
Today's feature album is "My Head is An Animal", the 2012 debut album from Icelandic folk/pop group Of Monsters and Men.

3:12 Virtual World - Jules Older

3:33 Auckland story - Greenways cycling
A organisation which is pushing for more cycle-ways in Auckland says almost half of all Aucklanders own a bike - but few use them because it's just too dangerous. David Steemson reports.

4:06 The Panel, with Brian Edwards and Michelle Boag