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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Wednesday 8 April 2015

1:10 Your Song

Sylvia's Mother by Dr Hook.  Requested by Layton Lillas

1:20 Music Trivia game 

All the songs are from animated movie soundtracks 

2:10 "Charismatic" Conservation - Dr Mike Dickison

A new study says private sponsorship of 'charismatic' species, such as the kakapo or kiwi, has been criticised as being an inefficient use of money. The Proceedings of the Royal Society B paper, says twice as many species could be saved if money was allocated differently. The paper considered funding for 700 of our most threatened species. Dr Mike Dickison is curator of natural history at the Whanganui Regional Museum

2:20 Pork Pie Charity Run - Murray Hemsley

It's the last day of  the Pork Pie Charity Run and 57 Minis are making the final leg from Alexandra to Invercargill today. The six day event covers 2,500 kilometers from Kaitaia to Invercargill and follows the route made famous in the 1981 classic movie Goodbye Pork Pie. The bi-annual drive is now in its fourth run and it's all in order to raise money for KidsCan. One of the event co-founders is Murray Hemsley

2:24 Glaciers of Western Canada - Emeritus Professor Garry Clarke

New research shows the glaciers of western Canada could largely melt away by the end of this century. The study was published in the journal Nature Geoscience and was undertaken by  the University of British Columbia. Garry Clarke is Emeritus Professor of Glaciology at the university and he's with us from Vancouver

2:30 NZ Reading - Fragrance Rising

Gordon Coates, leader of the Reform Party and Prime Minister 1925 -1928 and a champion of Māori causes, meets a little lost Māori girl at the Thorndon Baths where he swims regularly.   His wife Marjorie, mother of their five daughters, is outraged at the newspaper photograph of him hand in hand with the child

2:45 Feature album

Michael Jackson-Thriller (1983) 

3:10 Tech News - Paul Brislen 

Google looking at buying Twitter?

Content wars between Lightbox, MediaWorks, SKY and TVNZ

The Samsung S6 launch

The screen saver that searches for signs of extra-terrestrial life

Peer to peer lending - the next wave of disaggregation:

Ultra-fast-charging batteries

3:35 The 200th Kiwi - Lisa Thompson

A Kiwi project on the East Coast of the North Island has celebrated the release of its 200th reared chick, by bringing together a New Zealand woman and her own 'fledgling' to mark the occasion.

New Zealand Society

3:45 The Panel Pre-Show

What the world is talking about, with Simon Mercep, Zara Potts, Brian Edwards and Michele Boag



Tuesday 6 April


ARTIST: Dr Hook  
TITLE:   Sylvia's Mother
COMP: Silverstein
ALBUM: Dr Hook: Greatest Hits And More
LABEL: CAPITOL    746620


TITLE:  Enola Gay
ALBUM: Orchestral Manoevres In The Dark: The Best Of OMD
LABEL:  VIRGIN    786323

ARTIST:  Pharrell Williams
TITLE:  Happy
COMP: Williams
LABEL:  COLUMBIA    305507

ARTIST:  John Cale
TITLE:  Hallelujah
COMP: Cohen
ALBUM: Basquiat
LABEL:  ISLAND    524260

ARTIST:  Elton John
TITLE:  Can You Feel The Love Tonight
COMP: John/Taupin
ALBUM: Love Songs

TITLE:  It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)
COMP: Berry, Buck, Mills, Stipe
ALBUM: Document
LABEL: IRS    142059

ARTIST:  The B52s
TITLE:  Planet Claire  
COMP: Fred Schneider / Keith Strickland
ALBUM: Planet Claire

ARTIST:  James Taylor
TITLE:  Our Town
COMP: Randy Newman
LABEL: (I-Tunes Download)


ARTIST:  Michael Jackson
TITLE:  Thriller
COMP: Temperton
ALBUM: Thriller
LABEL: EPIC 438112

ARTIST:  Michael Jackson
TITLE:  Beat It
COMP: Jackson
ALBUM: Thriller
LABEL: EPIC 438112

ARTIST:  Michael Jackson
TITLE:  Billie Jean
COMP: Jackson
ALBUM: Thriller
LABEL: EPIC 438112


ARTIST:  Lenka
TITLE: Roll With The Punches
COMP: Lenka
LABEL: (I-Tunes Download)