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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Friday 23 August 2013

1:10 Best Song Ever Written - Melissa Knight of Christchurch nominated 'Redemption Song' by Bob Marley

1:25 NZ Live - Wanaka musician Danny Fairley aka Civilian Sol.

2:10 Our World Champion Tree Climber - You may not have heard her name, but Nicky Ward Allen from Eltham is a world champion and world record holder. Her sport: tree climbing. Nicky won the  won the women's division of the International Tree Climbing Championships  in Toronto a few weeks ago. New Zealanders are actually world renowned for our tree climbing prowess, holding both the mens and women's tree climbing titles. Nicky is an arborist who has been working towards this goal for almost a decade.


2:20 Children with Challenges Part 2 -  Lynda Chanwai-Earle - Athena is seven, she's been diagnosed within the Autism Spectrum Disorder. Lynda Chanwai-Earle meets school children with specific learning challenges and their families and looks at how our education system is supporting  these vulnerable youth.

2:30 Reading - Owen Scott reads the concluding episode of his book, 'Deep Beyond the Reef'.- Owen's  personal  tale of the search for understanding,  justice and family closure after the double murder of his brother and his partner, Greg Schrivener, in Fiji in 2001.

2:45 Feature album - Conflicting Emotions - Split Enz (1983)

3:08 One Stop Shop - Ideas for your weekend from award winning food writer, Julie Biuso whose fired up the slow cooker, Yvonne Lorkin on wine and Sarah McMullan reviews the movie Stoker.

3:40 The Orchid Club - Roy Neale- It may not feel much like spring in Auckland this weekend, but it'll look like it inside the Kelston Community Centre in West Auckland thanks to the Waitakere Orchid Club.Seven clubs from Whangarei to the Waikato have come together for this show.They will be showing off their spectacular blooms and giving tips on how to grow them.More than one thousand orchids are on display.  The show started today and continues tomorrow.

4:06  Mark Inglis and Chris Wikaira are together on The Panel today as we ask where Labour should go under its new leader. Should it head for the centre, sundering the closer ties with the Greens, and what about the policies? Paid parental leave - is there an alternative for 6 months' paid parental and is it called a lump sum of money? A contrast of technology - the tracker apps that follow your partner, plus Memory... is it your most important mental function and how good is yours? Memory contests are in vogue around the world at the moment.