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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Wednesday 30 September 2015

1:10 First Song

Frank Sinatra - 'Luck Be A Lady'.

1.17   Firefighting USA - Ian Reade

Fifteen New Zealand firefighters have spent the past month battling wildfires, that set large parts of the western US ablaze. Waimea Rural Fire Authority principal rural fire officer, Ian Reade, is now back home with his family.    

1.27   Taihape Bird Signs - Etain McDonnell

Well Taihape is about to get a bit more beautiful this week. A group of four locals got together, to come up with ways to make the town look more appealing.There are thirty three streets in Taihape named after birds, so the group decided to adorn those street signs with matching bird art. The project co-ordinator for the Birds on Signs Project, is Etain McDonnell.

1.34  BBC Witness - Karaoke

Daisuke Inoue was playing in a band in Kobe Japan in 1971 when he invented the Karaoke machine. He came up with the idea for a customer who wanted to impress business clients by singing along to his favourite songs.

1:40 Favourite album

Bob Dylan - Blood On The Tracks. 

2:10  Screenies Kids Film Fest  - Janette Howe

Screenies is a brand new film and music festival for children aged three to fifteen years old, taking place in Auckland this October. One of the highlights willl be newly digitised Margaret Mahy films. We'll chat to the festival's director Janette Howe.

2:20  The Modern Preserver - Kylie Newton

For the past six years, Kiwi born Kylee Newton has been making jams, chutneys and pickles in her east London Flat. Her new book "The Modern Preserver' is part of her one woman mission to take the frump out of good old fashioned preserving.

2:35 Sirocco - Peta Mathias

Today we begin a ten-part adaptation of 'Sirocco' written and told by chef, television personality and food writer, Peta Mathias. Drawn by Portuguese fado songs to find out more about them, she begins her research in France.

2:45 The Waste-Free Kitchen - Dana Gunders

Dana Gunders is a scientist and author of a waste-free kitchen handbook.  

2:55 A Vegetarian Cook Book - Clara

11 year old Clara from Waimauku Primary tells us why she's publishing her own vegetarian cookbook.

3:10 Technoolgy And Innovation

Our technology correspondent Paul Brislen is here to tell us about New Zealand's third biggest Telco - whose name you've probably never heard.  He'll talk about electromagnetic radiation, Apps that try to trick you into spamming your friends, and - as always - Paul is happy to answer questions about your real-life technology problems. Paul will also introduce our 'Innovator Of The Week', Matt McFedries, Co-founder of Debtor Daddy.

3:25 The Wireless

Mava Moayyad has written an article about plastic surgery for The Wireless this week.

3:35 New Zealand Society

Amelia Nurse talks to Ayla Hutchinson. She's a 16 year old Taranaki student - and also the inventor of a novel new way to chop kindling that's selling world-wide.

3:45 The Panel Pre-Show

What the world is talking about.  With Jesse Mulligan, Jim Mora and Zoe George.

Music played in this show



ARTIST: Frank Sinatra
TITLE: Luck Be A Lady
COMP: Loesser
ALBUM: My Kind Of Broadway
LABEL:  REPRISE    111015


ARTIST: Bob Dylan
TITLE: Tangled Up In Blue
COMP: Dylan
ALBUM: Blood On The Tracks
LABEL:  COLUMBIA    692398

ARTIST: Bob Dylan
TITLE: If You See Her Say Hello
COMP: Dylan
ALBUM: Blood On The Tracks
LABEL:  COLUMBIA    692398

ARTIST: Bob Dylan
TITLE: Shelter From The Storm
COMP: Dylan
ALBUM: Blood On The Tracks
LABEL:  COLUMBIA    692398


ARTIST: The Kinks
TITLE: The Village Green Preservation Society
COMP: Davies
ALBUM: The Village Green Preservation Society