Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Tuesday 15 July 2014
1:10 Best Song Ever Written: Ron Chamberlain of Tauranga nominated 'I'll Walk Beside You' by Kenneth McKellar.
1:20 The Critics:
Phil Wallington - TV review
'Gloriavale' Doco - TV2 (Thursday 9.30)
Mary McCallum - Books: 'Enough' by Louise Wallace.
Nick Atkinson - Music
ARTIST: Aldous Harding
COMP: Aldous Harding
ALBUM: Aldous Harding
LABEL: Lyttleton Records
ARTIST: Marlon Williams, Melody Pool
TITLE: Heaven For You
COMP: Marlon Williams
LABEL: RNZ Recording
2:10 Whale Numbers Could Be On The Rise - Nadine Bott: Every year a team of dedicated whale spotters heads out into the Cook Strait to conduct the annual Whale Project Survey... It's been running now for ten years to assess whale recovery in our oceans since commercial whaling was banned in 1964.
The four-week survey was completed at the end of last week and the results of the survey seem to suggest that the Humpback Whale population is slowly on the rise.
2:20 Nano Girl - Doctor Michelle Dickinson: There has long been a perception that science is a subject boys enjoy more than girls.. and one Auckland Nanotech scientist is trying to bust that myth by embarking on a 100 day project to make science both more accessible and fun.
2:30 NZ Reading: In our book reading 'Juggling with Mandarins', Pip finally got the courage to speak plainly about feelings with his friend Katie. Although he was disappointed by the response, he's planning to take the same approach with his father in today's episode.
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'On a High' by Gresby Nash, tk 31 bruton BIGS 011
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BOOK: Juggling with Mandarins by V M Jones [Pub: HarperCollins (25 Jun 2003) ISBN-978-1869504625]
Juggling with Mandarins is also now available on this link.
2:45 Feature album - 'Private Eyes' - Hall & Oates (1981)
3:10 Feature Interview: Amelia Rose Earhart: Seventy-seven years after Amelia Mary Earhart disappeared in the South Pacific while attempting to fly around the world, her namesake, Amelia Rose Earhart has just successfully circled the globe in a single engine plane. Simon Mercep talks to Amelia Rose Earhart about her achievement and the power of a name.
3:30 High Altitude Training - Alison Ballance: It might seem a little counter-intuitive at first, but lower levels of oxygen lead to better athletic performance, according to research carried out at Lincoln University. Alison Ballance joins Mike Hamlin in the Exercise Science Lab to hear about high altitude or hypoxia training, and how it's helped a number of New Zealand's elite athletes.
Stories from Our Changing World.
3:45 The Panel Pre-Show - Zara Potts