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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Tuesday 31 March 2015

1:10 Your Song

Pearly Shells by Burl Ives.  Chosen by Peter Gordon

1:20 The Critics

Phil Wallington's TV review.  Book reviewer Cushla Mc Kinney.  Radio NZ's music producer Zac Arnold.  Ele Ludeman with a round up of the best of the web

2:10 Google mapping the human body - Professor Melissa Knothe Tate

In a world's first researchers are using Google's technology to map the human body. The new imaging technique was announced at a convention in the United States this week. It will allow medical professionals to zoom in to individual cells. And it could have the potential to detect disease earlier and even change treatment methods. Professor Melissa Knothe Tate is the Paul Trainor Chair of Biomedical Engineering and a Professor at the University of New South Wales. She's in Las Vegas at the Orthopaedic Research Society meeting

2:20 Hawaiian Hobbit - Dr Keao NeSmith

The book the Hobbit is a world-wide classic - and has been translated into about 60 different languages from Arabic to Ukrainian, Cornish to Hebrew. And now we can add Hawaiian to the list. Dr Keao NeSmith has translated the Tolkien classic into Hawaiian as part of his mission to preserve the indigenous language

2:30 NZ Reading - Between Friends

Tim's a great guy.  So you'd think?  A meditation on friendship and  commitment 

2:45 Feature album

Laura Marling.  Short Film (2015)

arm al azm3:10 Feature interview - Amr Al Azm

Thousands of archaeological sites dating back to the beginning of civilization are being destroyed by ISIS in Northern Iraq and Syria. Archaeologist Amr Al Azm is part of a team training activists how to protect and hide these ancient treasures. They are the modern Monuments Men who saved treasured artwork from the Nazis during the Second World War

3:35 Our Changing World - David Steemson

If you want to attract native birds to your garden, it seems putting out bread or grain, is not the way to go. That's one of the findings of an eighteen month study into the feeding of birds in New Zealand gardens, as David Steemson finds out

Stories from Our Changing World.

3:45 The Panel Pre-Show

With Jim Mora, Noelle McCarthy, Raybon Kan and Wendyl Nissen



Tuesday 31 March  


ARTIST:  Burl Ives
TITLE:   Pearly Shells
COMP: Burl Ives
ALBUM:  Jim Sutton By Request
LABEL: WARNER    388450


ARTIST:  Laura Marling
TITLE:  Short Movie
COMP: Laura Marling  
ALBUM: Short Movie

ARTIST:  Laura Marling
TITLE:  False Hope
COMP: Laura Marling  
ALBUM: Short Movie

ARTIST:  Laura Marling
TITLE:  I Fell Your Love
COMP: Laura Marling
ALBUM: Short Movie