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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Monday 29 September 2014


1:10 Best song ever written.  Bob Aschebrock of Wainuiomata nominates Dream Weaver - Gary Wright

Nga Taonga Sound Vision1:20 NZ Retro: The Year - 1979

It was the year Winston Peters entered parliament. 

The new executive wing of Parliament, known as the Beehive, was fully completed and occupied.

In November - Dunedin's Evening Star ceased publication after 116 years.

And Th' Dudes' 'Be Mine Tonight' was awarded the top song honour at the New Zealand Music awards

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2:10 Drones - Toby Mills.  Business is "taking off" for a Masterton sound technician whose interest in drone technology has seen a considerable growth in demand for his services.

2:20 Onehunga Ferry Service - Jim Jackson.  Might a regular ferry service be the key to unlock the Manukau Harbour's potential?    

2:30 NZ Reading.  Today we begin a  reading of Jenny Pattrick's novel 'Landings'.  The book tells the tales of a diverse community that live along the banks of the Whanganui river at the turn of last century.  Martyn Sanderson and Stuart Devenie begin the tale. 

2:45 Feature album.  Barbra Streisand's latest album 'Partners'. 

3:10 Zak Ebrahim has written a book called The Terrorist's Son - a story of choice.

3:30 Voices

Meemee Phipps is the New Zealand Chinese author of the novel Destinies Divided.  It's her second work of fiction in a trilogy exploring the Chinese diaspora and cross-cultural romance between Maori and Chinese during the First World War.  Meemee describes some of her own personal history to Lynda Chanwai-Earle. 

3:45 The Panel Pre-Show.  Jim Mora, Zoe George, Chris Wikaira and Ellen Read discuss what the world is talking about.