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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Tuesday 17 March 2015

1:10 Your Song

White Bird by It's A Beautiful Day.   Chosen by Geoff Hunt 

1:20 The Critics

TV - Phil Wallington

Books - Mary McCullum

Music - Zac Arnold

Web - Ben Gracewood  

2:10 Close calls - Tim Chittock, Maddie Hansen and Hugh Chittock

Three University of Waikato students have attempted a world record to cycle across Australia. They're still waiting to hear if it's theirs but they had an epic adventure trying. Tim Chittock, his girlfriend Maddie Hansen and his little brother Hugh Chittock, are safely back in Hamilton. But the trio had quite a few close calls

2:20 Project 64 Mini - Garry Orton

A team of New Zealanders are also on track to try and break their own world record. In 2012 Project 64 Mini took their custom 1964 Mini Cooper S to Bonneville and smashed two records. And this August they plan on doing it all over again. Garry Orton is the co-owner of Victory Motor Racing in Nelson and one of the team members who put Project 64 Mini together.

Images of Project 64 Mini by Mike Wilson and Graham Wilson, copyright Bonneville 2012

2:30 Festival Review

Justin and friends review the Auckland Arts Festival

2:45 Feature album

Hozier by Hozier 

3:10 Feature interview - Bill Gifford

Some people will try anything from starvation diets to injections of questionable material  to stay looking and feeling younger. Journalist Bill Gifford looks at the myths and the science of longevity and reveals what will kill you and what may help unlock the ability to live longer that is already in our genes. His new book is called Spring Chicken: How to Live Longer or Die Trying

3:35 Kaka Chicks - Alison Ballance

Following the successful introduction of kaka to Zealandia Sanctuary, Wellington city is now home to hundreds of these curious forest parrots. Unfortunately their inquisitive nature around houses has seen quite a few birds diagnosed with lead poisoning. Alison Ballance joins Massey University wildlife vet Aditi Sriram on a nest check, as she collects egg shells and blood samples from kaka chicks to find out how early they are being exposed to lead

Stories from Our Changing World.

3:45 The Panel Pre-Show

With Jim Mora, Julie Moffett, Graham Bell and Lynda Hallinan




Tuesday 17 March


ARTIST: It's A Beautiful Day   
TITLE:  White Bird
COMP: LaFlamme, LaFlamme
ALBUM: It's A Beautiful Day  


ARTIST: Hozier
TITLE:  Take Me To Church
COMP:  Andrew Hozier-Byrne
ALBUM: Hozier
LABEL: Rubyworks/Island

ARTIST: Hozier
TITLE:  Sedated
COMP:  Andrew Hozier-Byrne
ALBUM: Hozier
LABEL: Rubyworks/Island

ARTIST: Hozier
TITLE:  From Eden
COMP:  Andrew Hozier-Byrne
ALBUM: Hozier
LABEL: Rubyworks/Island


ARTIST: The Pogues
TITLE:   Thousands Are Sailing
COMP:  Chevron
ALBUM: The Pogues: The Best Of
LABEL:  WEA 175405