Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Friday 24 May 2013
1:10 Best Song Ever Written - Greg Byrnes of Christchurch nomionated 'With Care From Someone' by Gene Clark
1:20 NZ Live - Country/folk duo, Joseph and Maia from Mount Maunganui.
2:10 Hamiltons of the World - Tim Brooker - 4 million people, all over the world, call Hamilton home. Not of course, the one in the Waikato, but the 129 Hamiltons around the world. But it's taken a Hamiltonian from the Waikato to put them all together in a book that will raise money for the Rotary service organization.
2:20 The Ventnor - Lynda Chanwai-Earle joins the members of Chinese community on a road trip to the site of the 1902 sinking of the SS Ventnor.
2:30 Reading - Brian Sergent reads 'Rangipo Satori', by Peter Butler - inmate/librarian David Short tries to keep a level head amongst the chaos of prison life.
2:45 Feature album - 'Once I Was An Eagle' - Laura Marling (2013)
3:08 One Stop Shop
Food - Julie Biuso - French mussels, cooked Normandy style with shallots, cider and cream.
Moules a la Normande
Wine - Belinda Jackson
Koonunga Hill Cabernet Sauvignon $14
Ara Pathway Pinot Noir 2011- $18
Yalumba Y Series Shiraz Viognier - $20 .
Movies - Sarah McMullan
The Hangover 3 - 2 stars
Snitch - 3 stars
3:40 Bluff Oyster Festival - Lindsay Beer - Five thousand people, 30-thousand oysters.. you do the math. It all adds up to a celebration of a much loved delicacy in the place synonomous with oysters... Bluff.
Tomorrow the annual Bluff Oyster and Food Festival gets underway on Foreshore Road in New Zealand's Southern most town outside Stewart Island. The oysters are of course the star attraction, but there will also be bands, competitions and other seafood to sample at the festival.
4:06 Garry Moore and Deborah Hill-Cone are on The Panel today: Multiculturalism, how to make it work. There are people who say it's not working too well in Britain and now there are riots in Sweden, always regarded as the model of a tolerant society. In defence of drones, by Barack Obama - does his argument wash? The demise of the Ford Falcon, a sad day in Australasian motoring history. What should Christchurch do about its cathedral, discussion no. 17. And the growing inequality in our schools.