Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Monday 11 March 2019
1:10 Paper Cranes live
The folk pop group Paper Cranes released their new album 'Voices' earlier this year. Fraser and Naomi Browne are a husband and wife team and perform a track from the album, live in our studio.
1:15 Measles outbreak: how to protect yourself
The measles outbreak continues in Canterbury, with the number of confirmed cases now 22.
There are concerns many people aged between 29 and 50 in New Zealand have not been fully immunised against measles.
To answer these questions we're joined by Nikki Turner, Director of the Immunisation Advisory Centre and Associate Professor in the Division of General Practice and Primary Health Care at the University of Auckland.
1:25 Celebrating New Zealand poetry
Poetry New Zealand Yearbook's 2019 edition is out now, focusing on Hamilton poet Stephanie Christie, and containing more than 120 poems.
The country's longest-running poetry journal also features the work of young kiwi poets, winners of the inaugural competition for high school students.
Dr Jack Ross, senior lecturer at Massey University and managing editor of Poetry New Zealand, joins us now to give us a taste of what's in the yearbook.
1:35 Supporting our rural communities
This weekend Jesse was in Canterbury and helped out a fundraiser for the local Rural Support Trust.
If you're not sure what that is, they're there to help in an emergency, but they're also there to help farmers in their everyday lives.
Neil Bateup is from the national council, and the chair of the Waikato support trust, he's tells us more about it.
1:40 Great album
2:10 Television Critic: Graeme Tuckett
Graeme reviews Leaving Neverland, Married at First Sight, and True Detective.
2:20 Expert on scrabble
Our Monday expert is Howard Warner - president of NZ Association of Scrabble Players who tell us all about scrabble – how to play, how to win, and why you don’t need to be an English scholar to be a champion.
3:10 How the tech industry changed our work culture
If you're working insane hours, stressed and exhausted, thank the tech industry. It changed work culture says Dan Lyons, tech journalist and former staff writer for Silicon Valley, the show that parodies the famous California real estate.
Open office plans, silly team bonding games and the never ending quest for innovation have ruined the workplace for everyone. Dan Lyons makes a plea for companies to ditch the high paid management consultants and see how profit and happy workers can coexist. His new book is called Lab Rats: How Silicon Valley Made Work Miserable for the Rest of Us.
3:45 The Pre-Panel Story of the Day and One Quick Question
4:05 The Panel with Janet Wilson and Damian Christie