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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Wednesday 13 September 2017


Our story for this week is Two Girls in a Boat by Emma Martin

1:10 First song:

Visiting Australian duo This Way North play our first song today.  Leisha Jungalwalla and Cat Leahy are about to embark on a 7 date tour of the country and this is their second trip to New Zealand this year.

This Way North

This Way North are Leisha Jungalwalla (left) and Cat Leahy Photo: Supplied

1:15 A plan for Auckland's teachers

Principals and teachers have released their own plan for tackling the short staffing crisis facing Auckland schools. NZEI Te Rui Roa President Lynda Stuart explains the urgent changes they're calling for, including pay increases and a plan to write off teacher's student loans.

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Photo: RNZ / 123RF

1:25 Butter prices

Butter has hit a record high - $5.39 for a block. So what's behind this boost? ASB Economist Nathan Penny says it's all about what's in fashion in the foodie world. 

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Photo: RNZ / Eva Corlett

1:35 Sound Archives - Our earliest recorded Māori radio broadcast.

To mark Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori, Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision has launched an online exhibition of the oldest recordings of a Māori radio broadcast, which was a hui held at Turangawaewae Marae in 1938 to mark the opening of a carved home for the Māori King Korokī and his family. 

Sarah Johnston from Ngā Taonga plays some excerpts of this audio taonga.

1:45 Great album

We're featuring albums from 1967 this week. Today it's 'The Piper at the Gates of Dawn' by Pink Floyd. 

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Photo: Supplied

2:10 Music critic, Kate Robertson

Kate reviews two new songs, Bellyache Billie Eilish and Up All Night by Beck.

2:20 Bookmarks - Rob Mokaraka

Today's Bookmarks guest is playwright, actor and poet Rob Mokaraka.

He's performing at the the Going West Books and Writers Festival in The Māori Sidesteps.

The performance is inspired by the humour and music of Prince Tui Teka, Billy T James and their more modern contemporaries, The Modern Maori Quarter.

The show charts the fortunes of five friends following their dream of a Maori show band.

Rob Mokaraka co-wrote the play and he talks to Jesse about the play and his past struggles with mental health.

Maori Side Steps

Maori Side Steps Photo: supplied

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Photo: supplied

3:10 Zoe Quinn: How Gamergate nearly destroyed my life

The internet had been Zoe Quinn's safe place. It's where she found a community as a troubled teen and where she made her career as a game developer.  Then she became the target of one of the internet's most vicious harassment campaigns known as Gamergate in 2014. 

Now she helps people who also find themselves on the receiving end of online abuse.

Her book is called Crash Override: How Gamergate (Nearly) Destroyed My Life, and How We Can Win the Fight Against Online Hate

Zoe Quinn

Zoe Quinn Photo: supplied

3:35 RNZ Eyewitness

In a new episode of Eyewitness, the Black Caps cricket team dodge a suicide bomber but get caught up in a web of civil war, contract disputes and fights between players and management.

3:45 The Pre-Panel Story of the Day and One Quick Question

4:05 The Panel with Michelle Boag and Brian Edwards



Music played in this show


1:10pm - FIRST SONG:
ARTIST:    This Way North
TITLE:      Head Above Water   
COMP:     Leisha Jungalwalla, Cat Leahy
ALBUM:   Single release only
LIVE:       RNZ Christchurch

ARTIST:    Pink Floyd
TITLE:      Interstellar Overdrive
COMP:     Syd Barrett, Roger Waters, Richard Wright, Nick Mason
ALBUM:   Piper At The Gates of Dawn
LABEL:    EMI Columbia

ARTIST:    Rim D. Paul
TITLE:      Up Up and Away
COMP:     Jimmy Webb
ALBUM:   Rim D. Paul: That's Live!
LABEL:    Philips

2:10pm - MUSIC CRITIC:
ARTIST:    Billie Eilish
TITLE:      Bellyache
COMP:     Billie Eilish, Finneas O'Connell
ALBUM:   Single Only     
LIVE:       Interscope

ARTIST:    Beck
TITLE:      Up All Night
COMP:     Beck Hanson, Greg Kursten
ALBUM:   Colours
LABEL:    iTunes

2:30pm - BOOKMARKS:
ARTIST:    The Real Thing
TITLE:      You To Me Are Everything
COMP:     Ken Gold, Michael Denne
ALBUM:   Real Thing
LABEL:    Pye

ARTIST:    Maisey Rika
TITLE:      Tangaroa Whakamautai
COMP:     Maisey Rika
ALBUM:   Whitiora
LABEL:    Moonlight