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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Monday 25 August 2014

1:10 Best song ever written - 'Partners For Life' by Boyd Bennett And His Rockets, nominated by Julie Tibble of Tirau.

Nga Taonga Sound Vision1:20 NZ Retro: The Year - 1977 with guests Ian Mune and Max Cryer.

Archival audio supplied by Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision.

2:10 A group of aircraft enthusiasts and engineers are restoring a 1943 Grumman Avenger Torpedo Bomber. The dive bomber has quite a history, having been an intergral part of the RNZAF in the Solomon Island's World War II theatre. The plane is one of only about 40 such aircraft that still survive in the world.  Talent: Andrew Gromlie

2:20  South Auckland Dairy owner, Raju Patel owns a dairy unlike any other. It's a superhero themed store and as Raju says: He's putting the superhero into the superette. The dairy is covered in Batman posters and hundreds of superhero figurines are on display alongside the bread and milk, and if you're lucky, you may even get served by Batman himself. Talent: Raju Patel.

2:30 NZ Reading - Part six of 'Tuvalu' by Andrew O'Connor, read by  Garth Holcombe.
Noah Tuttle is a young Australian working in Tokyo, where he meets a  wealthy and self-absorbed  girl Mami Kaketa. In spite of himself - Noah  is continuing a relationship with Mami
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BOOK: Tuvalu by Andrew O'Connor  Pub: Allen and Unwin ISBN -1741148715

2:45 Feature Album - Road Food by The Guess Who - 1974

3:10 Feature Author - Zelda LaGrange: a white Afrikaner who grew up in a home that supported apartheid, and who became Nelson Mandela's personal assistant.  For nearly  20 years, she served one of the world's most beloved statesmen who melted away her own prejudices. Zelda LaGrange offers an inside view of the man and his place in history in her new book, Good Morning Mr Mandela, which also paints a sad portrait of Mandela's final years.

3:30  Chinese Mental Health - David Steemson: The Mental health Foundation is working to reduce stigma  and discrimination Chinese people with mental illness face from within their own community.

The link: Voices

3:45 The Panel Pre-Show - Zara Potts with what the world's talking about today: The new black is blue, especially for men. Guard your lego, it's being stolen. Is a sign advertising bacon offensive to Moslems? The Catholic church objects to the ice-bucket challenge, or at least its cause. Every pokie player's dream comes true in Las Vegas. How to tell if your drink has been spiked. The best time for a catnap is just after a cup of coffee. Can plankton really have been found on the International Space Station? And the most prestigious sport in the world, the one that people with real money play and go to watch.