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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Tuesday 24 May 2016

1:10 First song

1:15 Rescuer of the snow bound 4WD club members 

The group of 38, including two children aged six and eight, was trapped in 13 vehicles along Waikaia Bush Road northwest of Roxburgh on Sunday night.

A helicopter got close to the snowbound group several times but adverse weather prevented it from landing and they were eventually brought down the mountain in snowcats. The police will question the extent of planning for the group after it took nearly 24 hours to rescue them in treacherous conditions. 

A helicopter is still trying to rescue 36 people trapped in vehicles on a remote, snow-filled road in in Central Otago but it can't land.

Thirty six people have been snowed in and spent the night in trapped in four wheel drives. Photo: SUPPLIED/

One of thoe volunteers involved in the rescue was Brent Wilson, of the Central Otago 4WD Club 

Lego guns

Lego guns Photo: Flickr

1:20 Why is Lego getting so violent?

New research  shows how Lego has become much more violent over the years since being patented in 1958.

Associate  Professor Christoph Bartneck from the University of Canterbury's Human Interface Technology Lab says Lego made a very good study as it's been around for a long time. He says weapons were not initially in Lego which was focused on construction and farming but has recently become more focused on conflict and aggression.

1:35 Largest public art gift ever given to Hamilton

This afternoon the Hamilton mayor will unveil the largest ever public art gift given to the city.

Michael Parekowhai's 'Tongue of the Dog' Sculpture will stand outside the Hamilton museum. It tells the Maori legend behind the creation of the Waikato River

Stuart Anderson from the charitable art trust, Mesh Sculpture Hamilton is busy preparing for the unveiling

1:40 Favourite album

2:10 New Twizel street lights impacting on dark sky reserve

Twizel residents are becoming increasingly frustrated over bright street lights in a new subdivision which are affecting the region's natural starlight spectacular. 

For over a year some residents have voiced their opposition to lights on Boundary Terrace which are affecting the ability of tourists to photograph the night sky. 

There are restrictions in the area on lighting and what's allowed in order to preserve the Aoraki McKenzie International Dark Sky Reserve. 

A stargazer uses a telescope at Tekapo's Mount John Observatory.

A stargazer uses a telescope at Tekapo's Mount John Observatory. Photo: Earth & Sky NZ

Resident Ken Chilton first brought the matter to the council's attention 12 months ago. 

2:20 Great New Zealand Album - Silencer by Zed

Christchurch based band Zed

Zed: l/r Ben Campbell, Andy Lynch, Nathan King, Adrian Palmer Photo: Supplied

Our Great New Zealand Album today was released on August 27th 2000.  It was the debut from a Christchurch quartet and the only album by a Kiwi act to top the sales chart that year.  It went on to quickly achieve triple platinum status and delivered 4 top 20 singles.  At the New Zealand music awards, the following year, the band took out three top honors; Album of the year, Group of the year and Top male vocalist for lead singer Nathan King.

3:10 Dr Kang Lee: Why Children Lie 

Little porkies told by two and three year olds are cause for celebration according to one of the world's leading authorities on why children lie. Dr Kang Lee explains why the ability to tell lies as a child can be an indicator of future success. 

3:30 Science and environment stories

Stories from Our Changing World.

3:45 The Panel Pre-Show

Music played in this show

Tuesday May 24th

ARTIST:    The Monkees
TITLE:       Me & Magdelena
COMP:     Ben Gibbard
ALBUM:   Good Times
LIVE:        Rhino

ARTIST:    Nick Cave and The bad Seeds
TITLE:       Dig Lazarus Dig     
COMP:     Nick Cave
ALBUM:    Dig Lazarus Dig
LABEL:     Mute

ARTIST:    Nick Cave and The bad Seeds
TITLE:       More News From Nowhere                 
COMP:     Nick Cave, Warren Ellis, Martyn P. Casey, Jim Sclavunos
ALBUM:    Dig Lazarus Dig
LABEL:     Mute

ARTIST:    Zed
TITLE:       Oh Daisy
COMP:     Ben Campbell
ALBUM:    Silencer
LABEL:    Universal
ARTIST:    Zed
TITLE:       Glorafilia
COMP:     Nathan King, Ben Campbell, Adrian Palmer
ALBUM:    Silencer
LABEL:    Universal
ARTIST:    Zed
TITLE:       Come On Down
COMP:     Nathan King, Ben Campbell
ALBUM:    Silencer
LABEL:    Universal
ARTIST:    Zed
TITLE:       Renegade Fighter
COMP:     Nathan King, Ben Campbell
ALBUM:    Silencer
LABEL:     Universal

ARTIST:    Jan Hellriegel
TITLE:       It's My Sin
COMP:     Jan Hellriegel
ALBUM:    It's My Sin
LABEL:    Eastwest

ARTIST:    The Monkees
TITLE:       Daydream Believer
COMP:     John Stewart
ALBUM:   The Birds, The Bees & The Monkees
LABEL:    Colgems