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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Wednesday 4 November 2015

1:10 First Song

'Return to the Moon' - EL VY.  

1:15 All Blacks Parade - Mohamed Hassan

Thousands turned out at Auckland Airport this morning to welcome home the All Blacks. And the victorious team has been making their way to Victoria Park this afternoon, greeting fans along the way. RNZ's reporter, Mohamed Hassan, is at Victoria Park with the latest.

1:20 Silver Ferns Coach - Janine Southby

A new Silver Ferns head coach has been announced. Southern Steel coach, Janine Southby, will replace Wai Taumaunu and become the tenth coach, to guide the Silver Ferns in their 77-year history.

1:25 Royal Visit - Celia Wade-Brown

Prince Charles and his wife Camilla the Duchess of Cornwall arrive in Wellington today for a week-long royal visit. The trip has a cultural and conservation focus, and includes visits to Wellington, Auckland, Waikato, Dunedin, Nelson, Westport, and New Plymouth. Wellington mayor, Celia Wade-Brown with the details.

1:35 Unemployment Rate Hits Six Per Cent - Bernard Hickey

Stastics New Zealand has released figures showing the unemployment rate has hit six per cent, in the September quarter. It's up from 5.9 per cent three months earlier. Publisher of Hive News, Bernard Hickey, is with us in the Auckland studio, to crunch some numbers and tell us what this means.

1:40 Favourite Album

Astral Weeks - Van Morrisson. 

2:10 The Genius of Michael Jackson - Steve Knopper

From the moment he first stepped on stage with his brothers at a local talent show in Indiana, Michael Jackson was destined to become the undisputed King of Pop. His career spanned four decades, he sold more than 400 million albums, and received 13 Grammy's. Despite years of scandal and controversy about his personal life, Jackson's ultimate legacy will always be his music. Forbes currently ranks Jackson as the top-earning dead celebrity, with $115 million US dollars in earnings this past year. And it's a title held since his death in 2009.  Rolling Stone contributing editor, Steve Knopper, has drawn on 400 interviews, to put together a biography of the King of Pop. It's called The Genius of Michael Jackson.

2:20 Roadmap - Mahia

Mahia is Hawkes Bay's northernmost town and is famed for its stunning costal vistas, outdoor persuits and sheep and beef farming. You can find the town, with about 900 inhabitants, on the peninsula connected to Gisborne, near Wairoa and takes about 90 minutes to drive from Napier.

3:10 Technology And Innovation

Our technology correspondent Paul Brislen is here to talk about Kim Dot Com's alternative Internet and the failure of big corporations to properly care for our private information. Our innovator of the week is about parking your car (or rather someone else parking their car in your place.  

3:25 The Wireless - Transgender Myths - Graeden Meek 

This week in RNZ's on-line magazine, The Wireless, Graeden Meek has written a feature that busts a bunch of myths about transgender people. 

3:35 New Zealand Society - Perinatal Depression - Sonia Sly

The prospect of parenthood comes with all sorts of feelings and emotions. For many women, it's an exciting time as they watch their bodies transform, while for others, it brings intense fear, self-loathing and depression. Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorder affects 15-20% of all pregnant and postnatal women, with antenatal depression remaining largely under the radar.  

3:45 The Panel Pre-Show

What the world is talking about with Jesse Mulligan, Jim Mora and Zara Potts.

Music played in this show


TITLE: Return to the Moon
ALBUM: Return to the Moon


ARTIST: Van Morrison
TITLE: Astral Weeks
COMP: Morrison
ALBUM: Astral Weeks
LABEL: Warners

ARTIST: Van Morrison
TITLE: The Way Young Lovers Do
COMP: Morrison
ALBUM: Astral Weeks
LABEL: Warners

ARTIST: Van Morrison
TITLE: Sweet Thing
COMP: Morrison
ALBUM: Astral Weeks
LABEL: Warners


ARTIST: Jack Johnson
TITLE: Sitting, Waiting, Wishing
COMP: Johnson
ALBUM: In Between Dreams
LABEL: Brushfire

ARTIST: Beach Boys
TITLE: Surfin' Safari
COMP: Love, Wilson
ALBUM: The Beach Boys: The Capitol Years (Compilation)
LABEL: Capitol

ARTIST: Alabama Shakes
TITLE: Hang Loose
COMP: Alabama Shakes
ALBUM: Boys and Girls
LABEL: Roughtrade


ARTIST: Midnight Oil
TITLE: Blue Sky Mine
COMP: Peter Garrett / Rob Hirst / Moginie / Martin Rotsey
ALBUM: Midnight Oil: Essential Oils (Compilation)