Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Monday 5 August 2019
Knit a native NZ critter for our Knit a Critter competition. All items are donated to the Mangere Refugee Resettlement Centre, via the Red Cross.
Your knitting or crocheted item can be shaped like the critter or knitted critter image on an item of clothing like a beanie or another creative idea you come up with. It's up to you!
For any wearable items, do please use pure wool.
You can find all the details here
1:10 Clarissa Dunn on the BBC Proms
You might not realise it here in little old New Zealand, the other side of the world is in the throes of a CLASSICAL MUSIC EXTRAVAGANZA.
That's because its bang-smack in the middle of the famous BBC Proms ...
And who better to explain a bit more about what this is, what to expect, and to play a bit of music, than RNZ Concert's Clarissa Dunn?
1:17 Andrew Little announces proposed abortion law changes
The government this morning proposed some significant changes to New Zealand's abortion law.
Terry Bellamak is the president of Abortion Rights Aotearoa and joins us with her reaction.
1.27 Brothers in Black: a history of All Black siblings
From Colin and Stanley Meads and Alan and Gary Whetton, to Julian and Ardy Savea, the Whitelocks and the Barretts, New Zealand has a rich history of brothers who wore the black jersey.
Sports journalist and RNZ contributor Jamie Wall has gathered together some of these stories for a new book, Brothers in Black, and is in the studio to tell us more.
1:37 Six60's Chris Mac on Six60 and their upcoming tour
We chat to Chris Mac from Dunedin band Six60 about their self-titled debut album, Six60 - which is today's Great Album - as well as their new single and upcoming concert.
1:45 Great NZ Album
SIx60 by Six60
2:10 Television Critic: Graeme Tuckett
Graeme reviews Rumble: The Indians Who Changes Modern Music; Herbs: Songs of Freedom from the NZIFF; The Great Hack; and he takes a look at The Crowd Goes Wild.
2:20 New biodiversity strategy a roadmap to reversing the trend
Today, a new biodiversity strategy was announced, setting the tone for New Zealand's environmental policies and planning over the next 30 years.
Dr Carolyn Lundquist from NIWA has been examining the document and it on the line to explain what's being proposed, and how that might manifest in actual policy.
2:30 Expert Feature: James Bond
Today's expert feature takes a deep dive into the world of the world's most famous fictional spy.
Tara Brabazon from Adelaide's Flinders University joins Jesse to talk through the origins and development of 007 - from his conception as the flawed centrepiece of a bestselling book series, to the status of Bond in the 21st century, and keeping the character fresh for future generations.
3:10 The Importance of Sleep and how to Maximise your Brain Health
Tired seems to be the default setting for many of us these days. But when that feeling can't be fixed with a good night's sleep, it tips over into fatigue. Dr Lila Landowski is a neuroscientist at the University of Tasmania and a passionate advocate for science. She and her team are doing research into fatigue, stroke, Alzheimers and other diseases that impact the brain. She has advice about the importance of sleep and what we can do to maximize brain health.
Coming up on Voices a couple from Bangalore cook up new tasty healthy fare in their rural kitchen for locals.
3:45 The Pre-Panel Story of the Day and One Quick Question
4:05 The Panel with Ella Henry and Ben Thomas