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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Tuesday 14 April 2015

1:10 Your Song

Make Her Mine by Hipster Image.  Chosen by Julia Durkin 

1:20 The Critics

TV review - Phil Wallington

Books - Nicky Pellegrino

Music - Zac Arnold

Web - Daniela Maoate-Cox

2:10 Royal visit - Pip Leask

It's been announced that Prince Harry will become the first member of the royal family to visit Stewart Island this May. He will also visit Christchurch, Wellington, Linton, Whanganui and Auckland. But it sounds like the community in Stewart Island is a little more than excited. Pip Leask is the manager of the Bay Motel in Half Moon Bay

2:16 WorldSkills Oceania - Bruce Howat

Competition is underway in Hamilton today as 23 young New Zealanders battle for a place in the Tool Blacks team. The winners will secure a spot on the national WorldSkills team and travel to Brazil in August for the international competition. 102 people from Canada, India, Malaysia, China, Australia and Korea are competing in 30 skill categories at Wintec. New Zealand is competing in 18 categories, including aircraft maintenance, auto and engineering trades, carpentry, joinery, plumbing, floristry, hairdressing, restaurant trades and web and graphic design. WorldSkills NZ chief executive Bruce Howat

2.23 Life on Mars - Dr Ashwin Vasavada

The quest to find past life on Mars just got a whole lot more interesting. We've known that there's water on Mars, but now scientists believe they've found evidence of liquid water on Mars in existence today. Dr Ashwin Vasavada is NASA's project scientist for the Curiosity rover mission

2:30 NZ Reading: Taming the Tiger by Michael Morrissey

A five-part reading of Michael Morrissey’s frank description of two serious bipolar episodes is told in a riveting and lively manner.

2:45 Feature album

Paul Simon.  Hearts and Bones (1983)

3:10 Feature interview - Jasper Griegson

Jasper has a bone to pick with just about everyone.  He is a professional complainer.  He wrote more than 5,000 complaint letters for readers of the Daily Express as a columnist for the London Newspaper.  He's written to everyone from the Pope to CEOs of major corporations.  Now he teaches people how to complain and get action 

3:35 Auckland Volcanoes - Veronika Meduna

Auckland sits on top of an active volcanic field that has erupted at least 53 times over the last 250,000 years. For geologists the question is not IF, but WHEN the next volcano will erupt under New Zealand's largest city 

Stories from Our Changing World.

3:45 The Panel Pre-Show

What the world is talking about.  With Simon Mercep, Zoe Ferguson, Ella Henry and David Slack