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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Monday 22 February 2016

1:10 First Song

Hollie Smith - 'Lead the Way'.

1:15 Remembering Christchurch - Rachel Graham

Today marks five years since the devastating 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck Christchurch. A Civic Memorial Service has just been held at the Christchurch Botanic Gardens.

1:20 The Canterbury Earthquake Digital Archive - Paul Millar

The Canterbury Earthquake Digital Archive has been working hard to collect and preserve the responses to the Canterbury earthquakes. The team has been archiving the reality of the shaking, the struggles and the creativity of the aftermath from the 2010 and 2011 quakes.  CEISMIC's Programme Director Paul Millar, is with us.

1:30 Cyclone Winston -  Alex Perrotet

Aerial images of the destruction caused by tropical cyclone Winston have been released by the New Zealand Defence Force. The storm hit late on Saturday, and destroyed villages, crops and caused extensive flooding. The death toll has risen to 10, with concerns that number could rise when communication is restored to outlying islands. It was the most powerful storm in Fiji's recorded history. RNZ International's Alex Perrotet is on the ground in Fiji.

1:35 The Wild Network - David Bond

We're talking with a man who's on a mission to re-wild childhood. To encourage kids to play wild and roam free. David Bond is a British dad who was worried about how much screen time children are indulging in. Back in 2012, he made an award-winning film called Project Wild Thing. And the film lead to the creation of The Wild Network, a global movement of more than 25 thousand people, with the goal of getting kids to lead nature-rich lives. David is coming to New Zealand soon, but now he's with us from the UK.

1:40 Favourite Album

Highway 61 Revisited - Bob Dylan.

2:10 The Critics

TV - Alex Casey  
Music - Diane Swann
Books - Paul Little
Theatre - Nik Smythe

3:10 Feature Interview - Eric Weiner

A new twist on an age old debate: are geniuses made or born? New York Times best selling author and travel writer Eric Weiner adds a new ingredient to the recipe for genius, where you  are born. He goes around the world in search of the power of place in shaping great achievers like Mozart, Freud and Steve Jobs. His new book is called The Geography of Genius: A Search for the World's Most Creative Places From Ancient Athens to Silicon Valley.

3:35 Voices

Absolute commitment to their craft - 10 year old child acrobats of Zirka Circus are performing in the Capital to celebrate Chinese New Year of the Fire Monkey. Lynda Chanwai-Earle meets Zirka Circus to learn just how hard these Chinese children work. 

3:45 The Panel Pre-Show

What the world is talking about with Jesse Mulligan, Jim Mora and Julie Moffett.