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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Monday 9 June 2014

1:10   Best Song Ever Written: Tony McKenna of Hamilton nominated 'Stay (Faraway, So Close)' by U2

1:20  Our Retro feature revisits events of 1994 - including the ground-breaking movie, Once Were Warriors with one of the leads, Rena Owen, who played, Beth Heke - and also swimmer, Danyon Loader from Dunedin, who won a gold medal, three silvers and a bronze in the pool at the Commonwealth games in Canada that year.

2:10  The Search for Madeline MacCann -  UK correspondent Oliver Barrett: Just over seven years ago.. a three-year old girl disappeared without a trace while on holiday with her family in Portugal. That little girl was Madeline MacCann and despite years of searches and investigation... all leads have so far come to nothing.But now the case has come to life again, after an area of scrubland in Praia Da Luz - where Madeline disappeared - become the focus of a police search over the weekend.
The new search and the confirmation that 'several people' have been identified as persons of interest to the case and will be questioned by Scotland Yard means that the McCann case is still very much alive...

2:20 The Elvis Empersonator - Murray Johnson still remembers the very first time he heard the music of Elvis Presley. His mother and father had an Elvis record in their collection and one day they put it on the turntable and from the very opening bar - Murray was hooked. Elvis - his music and movies- have been a lifelong passion for the Paraparaumu baker - and one that hasn't simply stopped at the CD collection.
Murray Johnson is also an Elvis impersonator and he's spending most of his days practising for the upcoming Elvis Down Under competition which will be held at the end of the month..

2:30  NZ Reading
Fiona Farrell with part five of 'The Broken Book'
Documentary Odduty CHAP380 © Chappell Recorded Music Library Ltd
Tk. 15 Inching Higher by Daniel Pemberton.
Tk. 18 Desolate Reflection by Bob Holroyd.

2:45  Feature Album -  Lights - by English singer-songwriter  Ellie Goulding, who's in New Zealand for three concerts. Played Auckland last Saturday night.     
3:10 Feature interview - The FIFA World Cup - Myths and Legends - Uli Hesse, football writer for ESPN
With the FIFA World Cup is about to begin ... we talk to ESPN Football writer Uli Hesse about the biggest event in soccer and some myths and legends about the beautiful game like why 7 cats were buried under a stadium in Argentina... Plus the latest corrupt practices allegations swirling round FIFA, the game's governing body.
The book: 'Who Invented The Stepover? (And Other Crucial Football Conundrums)' by Paul Simpson and Uli Hesse.

3:30 The Chinese Parents Support Service Trust - Lisa Thompson: Chinese parents raising their children in New Zealand can find themselves caught between two cultures. Lisa meets the founder of the Chinese Parents Support Service Trust, which is teaching parents how to get the best out of both East and West.

3:45  Panel Pre-Show - Zara Potts today with what the world's talking about: Monty Python's World Cup song; the Argentinian team's provocative embrace of the Falkand Island. The computer that has passed the famous Turing test, the most influential people in all of recorded history, according to algorithms. The new Mercedes car that leans into corners like a motorbike, spikes on footpaths to deter the homeless, and the amazing difference it makes in computer security having capital letters and numbers in your password.