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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Monday 14 November 2016

1:10 Live coverage of the Hanmer Springs Earthquake

We will bring you the latest on the damage, roading issues, building closures, school closures and the overall impact of this morning's 7.5 quake.

A house at Bluff Station between Blenheim & Kaikoura, which is right on the Kekerengu fault line, was demolished by the shakes.

A house at Bluff Station between Blenheim & Kaikoura, which is right on the Kekerengu fault line, was demolished by the shakes. Photo: RNZ / Alex Perrottet

2:20 Is a Universal Basic Income the best way to allieviate poverty?

It's estimated that  there are more than 600 thousand people in poverty in this country, which is 1 in 7 households. The gap between rich and poor is widening here and in most other western nations, so if we agree that this is a problem, what can we do about it?

Raf Manji is a Christchurch city councillor who like many economists, believes a universal basic income is the answer. He explains how it would work.

3:20 Ginger Gorman: Inside the lives of Internet Trolls  

Ginger Gorman

Ginger Gorman Photo: supplied

When Australian journalist Ginger Gorman found herself on the receiving end of the bile from internet trolls, she did something unusual. She contacted the trolls to find out more about why they attack people they don't even know online. What she  discovered about these online bullies is not what you might expect. Some don't even believe the vicious statements they make. She now uses her insights to help people who have also been attacked by trolls and to build safer online communities.

3:35 Voices

There will be no Panel show today, Checkpoint will begin at 4pm.