Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Tuesday 28 May 2013
1:10 Best Song Ever Written - Bron Claridge of Oamaru nominated 'Mama' by Beth Hart.
1:20 Critical Mass
TV - Phil Wallington
Books - Dr Cushla McKinney - Divergent by Veronica Roth
Music - Colin Morris
ARTIST: Rod Stewart
TITLE: Love Has No Pride
COMP:Eric Kaz, Libby Titus
LABEL: Capitol 984043
ARTIST: Hugh Laurie
TITLE: Wild Honey
COMP: Robert Charles Guidry, Malcolm John Rebannack
ALBUM: Didn't It Rain - Track 6
LABEL: Warner 531 057 1372
Web - Ele Ludemann
2:10 The Winter Arrival - The cold is biting around the country, with heavy snow closing roads, shutting schools and causing car crashes in parts of Otago and Southland.
The first fall of the winter left about 10cm of snow in some suburbs of Dunedin, making for pretty pictures, but treacherous travel.
Talent: Tony O Loughlin is the owner of Evens Freight 2000 in Te Anau. Nikki Rennie, the Assistant Manager at the Otago Boys High Hostel, Helen Carter on the Kilmog, about half an hour north of Dunedin, and Vanessa Rufford from Ferndale in Mataura.
2:30 Reading - Sixty years ago, New Zealanders still remembered their Prime Minister leading the country into War a few years earlier by declaring ". . .we range ourselves without fear beside Britain. Where she goes, we go; where she stands, we stand. . ." But it was parental guidance rather than patriotism that shaped Edmund Hillary 's philosophy and approach to life in his youthful years. He talks about it with Neville Glasgow in today's instalment of Directions
2:45 Feature Album - Songs for Beginners - Graham Nash (1971)
3:10 Tune Your Engine - Ruby Wax - Comedian, Ruby Wax today on her private battle with depression, which became so bad she was hospitalized three times, and used to stay in bed in a kind of hibernation. Ruby Wax is through all that and she has written a book - Sane New World: Taming the mind.
3:35 Asian Report - In today's Asian Report; Dumplings anyone? From her mum's kitchen in Hong Kong to a thriving cottage industry with delivery by old fashioned cargo-bicycle, Lynda meets Vicky Ha, the Queen of Dumplings.
4:06 Mark Inglis is on The Panel today with Penny Ashton. The Government's food initiatives for children, more million-dollar suburbs in Auckland, areas where the average house sale is a million or more, but it's become clear that most of NZ is in a housing slump, has been since 07. No tattoos on Air NZ? How much coffee is safe? And putting ladders on Mt Everest to make it easier to get up.