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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Thursday 19 November 2015

1:10 First Song

'New Histories' - Brooke Fraser.

1:20 Richie Retires - Barry Guy

RNZ's rugby reporter Barry Guy has been to hear Richie McCaw announce his retirement as All Blacks captain. All Blacks captain Richie McCaw has announced his retirement. It comes after intense speculation since he led the team to historic back-to-back World Cup victories last month. RNZ's sports journalist, Barry Guy, was at the media announcement at New Zealand Rugby House, in Wellington earlier today.

1:27 The World of Roses -  Leanne Killalea

In May, the Lady Norwood Rose Garden, was presented with one of the Garden of Excellence Awards, at the World Federation of Rose Societies, in France. And today, a plaque will be unveiled at the Wellington Botanic Gardens. Leanne Killalea is team manager of plant collections at Wellington City Council's Botanic Gardens.

1:34 The Coywolf - Professor Roland Kays

It's rare for a new animal species to emerge in front of our very eyes, but that seems to be happening in the US, with a new animal scientists are calling the coywolf, with the hunting skill of a coyote and the strength and speed of a wolf. Roland Kays is Research Associate Professor and Director, Biodiversity & Earth Observation Lab, Nature Research Center, at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences and he's been studying the new species.

1:40 Favourite album

The Best Of Phoebe Snow. Chosen by Wendy Hawkey. 

2:10 Money With Mary Holm

Financial author and columnist and seminar-leader, Mary Holm is back to discuss your personal finances. On today's programme we'll be talking about how you can get through Christmas without going broke. 

2:30 Sirocco - Peta Mathias

In part eight of 'Sirocco', Hicham (pron. Ee'-sham) and Latifa (La' tee far') take Peta Mathias and her photographer friend Anna up the coast towards Tangier, where eventually they will be staying.

2:45 Food Guest - Storm Bellamy

Our next guest has her own brand of tea based here in New Zealand. She is Storm Bellamy of Storm and India.

3:10 Masterpieces - Ray Henwood

Ray has chosen his favourite New Zealand acting performance.

3:25 The Expats - Sammy Curtis

Imagine not having a winter for a few years. That's what Sammy Curtis has been doing. He's a keen cricketer, playing domestic cricket here in NZ, then spending time in the UK playing county cricket. He's now in Australia passing on his cricket knowledge to the next generation.

3:30 Our Changing World

It weighs 11 kilograms, comes in four fat volumes, and includes descriptions of every one of New Zealand's more-than 1250 marine and freshwater fish, ranging from rock pool favourites to mysterious deep sea creatures known from just a single specimen. Alison Ballance heads to Te Papa to meet the editors of the new book 'The Fishes of New Zealand'.

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

Thursday 19 November


ARTIST: Brooke Fraser
TITLE: New Histories
COMP: Fraser
ALBUM: Brutal Romantic


ARTIST: Phoebe Snow
TITLE: Poetry Man
COMP: Snow
ALBUM: Best of Phoebe Snow
LABEL: Columbia

ARTIST: Phoebe Snow
TITLE: Every Night
COMP: McCartney
ALBUM: Best of Phoebe Snow
LABEL: Columbia

ARTIST: Phoebe Snow
TITLE: Don't Let Me Down
COMP: Lennon, McCartney
ALBUM: Best of Phoebe Snow
LABEL: Columbia

ARTIST: Phoebe Snow
TITLE: Harpo's Blues
COMP: Snow
ALBUM: Best of Phoebe Snow
LABEL: Columbia


ARTIST: Sedaka
TITLE: The Immigrant
COMP: Cody, Sedaka
ALBUM: Neil Sedaka: Laughter In The Rain, The Best Of 1974-1980 (Compilation)
LABEL: Varesesarabande