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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Wednesday 4 February 2015

1:10 Your Song

Les Fleurs - 4 Hero. Chosen by Mark Graham of Auckland

1:20 Music Trivia game 

No clues here, sorry!

2:10 Eye Research - Associate Professor David Ackerley

Work is well under way in a project to grow part of a human eye. The aim is to produce a retina. This could be be used to help prevent degenerative blindness, one of the most common forms of vision loss. The scientific breakthrough was made in the United States, but important work is being carried out right here. David Ackerley is an associate professor and biotechnology programme director at Victoria University, and he works with the Auckland Cancer Society Research Centre

2:20 I Wanna Be Na Nah Na Nah Nah - Tessa Mitchell

It's called, I Wanna Be Na Nah Na Nah Nah, and it's the title of a new play painting a picture of how the Auckland suburb of Ponsonby used to be. But it's not just any ordinary play, where you sit in a theatre watching actors on-stage. It's part of the Auckland's Fringe Festival and is a collaboration between theatre maker Stephen Bain, personality Dave Fane (and writer and actor Tessa Mitchell. Tessa explains just why this play is so different

2:30 NZ Reading - The Thrill Of Falling #3

At school in Wellington, Little-Tu meets Thierry, whose father Jean-Luc runs a gym, and discovers he has a strong hidden inner musculature. Koro comes to visit and tells him to be his own navigator in his search to find the spirit of Tupaea within himself  

2:45 Feature album

Freedom - Neil Young - (1989)

3:10 Online with Paul Brislen

The Cloud. Paul talks about what it is (marketing) and what it isn't (the answer to everything)  

BYODs (bring your own devices) at school and the controversy around parents paying for devices

Windows 10. Why it's a big deal for Microsoft  

3:30 Saturation Divers

Ever heard of the term aquanaut? There are as few as 100 New Zealanders working as aquanauts around the globe, maintaining deep-sea oil wells and pipelines in the most extreme conditions. Lynda Chanwai-Earle investigates the working life of our saturation divers  

New Zealand Society

3:45 The Panel Pre-Show

With Jim Mora, Julie Moffett, Andrew Clay and Linda Clark