Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Friday 17 October 2014
1:10 Best song ever written. 'Don't give up' by Peter Gabriel and featuring Kate Bush. Chosen by Dave Cox of Dunedin.
1:20 NZ Live. The Swan Sisters - Amiria Grenell and Amy Grace with their country blues.
2:10 "Space weather" findings - Professor Craig Rodger. An Otago researcher is part of an international team which has uncovered a previously undetected effect of "space weather" on the Antarctic. It's a finding which may explain variations in winter weather patterns which have previously puzzled experts. Professor Craig Rodger is from the Department of Physics at the University of Otago, and collaborated with the Finnish Meteorological Institute and the British Antarctic Survey.
2:20 'Children of Pahiatua' - Katy Gosset. Seventy years ago they arrived in this unknown country, a group of Polish refugees reflect on their lives in New Zealand. Katy Gosset meets some of those original "Children of Pahiatua." Participants: Josef Kubiak Jurek (George) Bojarski, Kazik (Kazimierz) Zajac, Julie Mokrzycka, Henia Blackler. New Zealand Society
2:30 NZ Reading. Last episode of our reading of 'Landings' by Jenny Pattrick.
2:45 Feature album. 'Discovery' by Daft Punk.
3:10 Your Weekend
Fresh, Fast Food - Wellsford chef, Mark Townsend with barbequed Thai flavoured butterflied leg of lamb.
Recipe: Lamb Siam
Weekend Wine - Yvonne Lorkin's food match: Tiki Estate Marlborough Pinot Rosé 2014 $20.
The Selections: Spinyback Nelson Sauvignon Blanc 2014 $15. Neudorf Twenty Five Rows Nelson Chardonnay 2013 $28. Sacred Hill Riflemans Chardonnay 2013 $74.
Movie Review - Sarah McMullan reviews some of this weeks new movies, including Pride and A Walk Among the Tombstones and her TV picks for the next few days.
3:45 The Panel Pre-Show with Jim Mora, Julie Moffett, Michele A'Court and Jeremy Elwood.