Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Wednesday 19 August 2015
1:10 Song You Have To Hear
Don McGlashan, When The Trumpets Sound.
1:15 Armed Offenders Still Evading Police - Alex Ashton
Police are combing the central North Island for Dolphy Kohu and associates after a police chase earlier this morning ended with shots being fired. Our reporter Alex Ashton is outside the police headquarters in Palmerston North, to bring us the latest.
1:20 Swastika Flag - Walter Dobbs
A Rotorua business owner is refusing to remove a swastika flag from his window display, even if it offends people. Walter Dobbs owns the Rotorua Collectors Centre on Tutanekai St, and says it's his freedom of choice to have the flag in the window. We hear from the shop owner, and get reaction from the president of the New Zealand Jewish Council, Stephen Goodman.
1:30 Accountant to Rock Star of Opera - Teddy Tahu Rhodes
He's a former Christchurch accountant, turned rock star of opera. He's bass-baritone Teddy Tahu Rhodes, and he's teaming up with Dame Malvina Major and Jennifer Ward Lealand, as part of the show From Broadway to La Scala.They'll be performing in Auckland and Christchurch next month.
1:35 Armed Incident - Dr Annabel Dekker
A Doctor in the Ohakune area was surprised when police officers knocked on her doors in the early hours of this morning, having just been shot at.
1:40 What's your greatest album of all time?
Taylor McFerrin - Early Riser. Chosen by ballet dancer Jacob Chown.
2:08 Elderly Drivers - Prof Tim Wilkinson
The death of an elderly pedestrian, hit by a car on Monday, is the third fatality involving elderly motorists in the Mosgiel area in 10 months. Are elderly folk becoming the victims of their own generation's driving?
2:15 Renee Coulter-Cocos Cantina
2:25 Rohan Anderson
2:55 Ben Hurley – Picks from the Road
Stand-up comedian Ben Hurley shares his food picks from his travels.
It's time to look out your evening gowns and tuxedos because - when we go 'Talking Food' at around 2.35 - we'll visit a few NZ restaurants in the 1960s - the ones with silver service and style - for which of course, one must be dressed appropriately.
3:10 Paul Brislen
GST on imported goods - what's it all about. DNA strands and their use for the storage of data. The launch of Baboom and its unusual approach to actually paying people for their art.
Guest: Rod MacFarlane whose company MEA made the app that features in a recent Nicky Minaj video
3:25 The Wireless Preview - Mava Moayyed
Mava's here to discuss her article about Tinder Scams published in Radio New Zealand's on-line magazine The Wireless.
3:35 New Zealand Society
Amelia Nurse talks to Michelin star chef Adam Newell about the vagaries of raising chickens.
3:45 The Panel Pre-Show
What the world is talking about, with Jesse Mulligan, Jim Mora and Zara Potts.