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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Thursday 20 November 2014

1:10 Best song ever written.  'Starman' by David Bowie. nominated by Anna Cook from Pleasant Point in South Canterbury.

1:20 New Zealand A to Z - Wairoa. The northernmost town in the Hawke's Bay region, Wairoa is located on the northern shore of Hawkes Bay at the mouth of the Wairoa River and to the SouthWest of Mahia Peninsula. 

Bruce Kenyon.   Bus company manager and economic development trust chair.

Tamara Rudd.  Business owner and mother-of-two.

Craig Little.  Wairoa District Mayor. 

2:10 Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull.  Rock pioneer, Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull, a defining progressive band of the 70s - and on his way to here for concerts next month. He talks about music, migration and outer space just after two.

2:30 NZ Reading.  David McPhail with episode nine of his memoir 'The Years Before my Death'.

2:45 Feature album - 'Singles' by Future Islands

3:10 Vodafone NZ Music Awards - Nick Atkinson.  Tonight is the biggest night of the New Zealand music year with the Vodafone NZ Music Awards - with all eyes on Lorde, who's up for 5 gongs.

3:20 Google Glass and Emergency Situations.  Ruth Beran.  The display on devices such as Google Glass could help inform people during emergency situations but could it also affect performance, a bit like texting and driving? Ruth Beran heads to the University of Canterbury to find out why Alex Woodham and Deak Helton are using a climbing wall to test memory, and in the process gets to try out some Google Glass.

Stories from Our Changing World.

3:35 Saddam Hussein Trial.  In November 2006, Saddam Hussein was sentenced to death in a Baghdad courtroom. The trial of the deposed President by the Iraqi Interim Government followed the American led invasion of Iraq. Farhana Haider of BBC 'Witness' has been speaking to Ramsey Clark, one of Saddam Hussein's defence team.

3:45 The Panel Pre-Show with Zara Potts, Jim Mora, Chris Trotter and Peter Elliot.