Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Monday 24 December 2018
Happy Christmas Eve. Today is our final show for 2018, but we are back on Monday 21st January!
1:10 First song: Carson Taare performing Wicked Game with Gray Bartlett
1:15 Is social media warping society?
Some people moan about the media - but Wellington writer Danyl McLaughlan reckons its social media companies like Facebook and Google that are warping society
And he has some suggestions around what we can do about it.
You can read his piece on The Spinoff here
1:25 The campaign for Lego to make a Kākāpō set
Hayden Pickford designed and built a lego kākāpō out of pieces from other sets.
He then submitted it to the Lego Ideas website, and if it achieves 10,000 supporters then Lego will review the design and it may become an official product to be sold worldwide.
Last week it got to 5,000 supporters and has 600 days to get to 10,000. If you want to lend your support you can click here to sign up
1:35 Re-gifting all year round
In a suburb of Palmerston Crissy Shiels house is brimming with gifts - but none of them are for her or her family. She collects unwanted gifts and other items and then gives them away free to people who need them
It's called Pass it On Manawatu
1:40 Great album: The Love Actually soundtrack
2:10 Best of NZ Live 2018
Our studio engineers in Auckland and Wellington; Andre Upston, Darryl Stack and Phil Benge chose their favourite songs from our NZ Live sessions this year:
The D4 - What You Want
Nomad - All Along
Amber Maya - Salt
Bill Hickman - Mr Mercedes
Tami Neilson - A Woman's Pain
Jamie McDell - Slow Dream Boat
Ebb and Sparrow - Prodigal
Earth to Zena - Crooked Mouths
Openside - No Going Back
Lawrence Arabia - Everybody Wants Something
Mel Parsons - Breaking
Avantdale Bowling Club - Years Gone By