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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Thursday 19 September 2019

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1:10 First song: Finn Johansson  - All Of The Time/Not At All ​

Wellington musician Finn Johansson wrote a song in response to the Christchurch Mosque attacks, which was released last weekend on the six month anniversary.

Finn joins us today from our Wellington studio to perform - All Of The Time/Not At All 

Finnbar Johannson

Finnbar Johannson Photo: Supplied

1:17 Medical students don't know enough about nutrition

Medical students are not up to scratch on providing quality nutritional care to patients in spite of the increase in diet related disease around the world. 

Researchers from New Zealand, Australia and the Netherlands put together a report, which is to be published in the Lancet, outlining the short comings on nutritional know-how by students and recommends making nutrition a compulsory part of training for medical students. 

Dr Lauren Ball from Griffith University in Australia led the study and explains why.

21539836 - large super food selection in white porcelain dishes over distressed white wooden background

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1:27 Urgent action called for on Ocean Acidification

Forest and Bird have raised some grave prospects for the ocean due to carbon emissions in their report Ocean Acidification - Implications for New Zealand. 

The report points to a troubling future for sealife as oceans become more acidic and warmer says Forest and Bird chief conservation adviser Kevin Hackwell.

Sand, beach, cliffs, rolling ocean, gannet colonies, blue oceans and crashing waves await the visitors to muriwai

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1:34 The dark side of mining healing crystals

New Zealand journalist, Tess McClure's been travelling the world revealing the appalling truth behind the origins of healing crystals, a fast growing industry worth billions of dollars. You can read her article here.

What many who are drawn in by the so-called healing powers of crystals don't understand, is that child labour, deaths and exploitation are the source of their precious gems. 

Rose quartz lies in the sun at the edge of a mine near Anjoma Ramartina.

Rose quartz lies in the sun at the edge of a mine near Anjoma Ramartina. Photo: Photograph: Tess McClure

1:40 Great album: Fleetwood Mac - 50 Years Don't Stop

2:10 Music Critic: Dianne Swann

Dianne Swann talks about David Kilgour and The Heavy Eights new album due to be released tomorrow - Bobbie's a Girl. He's touring in October and November.

Bobbie’s A Girl

Bobbie’s A Girl Photo: Official Album Cover

2:25 NZ Biography: Sir Colin Meads

The Rugby World Cup kicks off tomorrow in Japan. In honour of that, we've dedicated this week's biography to a legend of the game.  

Sir Colin Meads played 133 matches at lock for the All Blacks, before turning to coaching. His work on and off the field made him not only one of our greatest players but also earned him a knighthood.

Respected sports writer and author Dr Ron Palenski is in our Dunedin studio to talk about the man known as 'Pine Tree'.


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3:15 Your money with Mary Holm

Financial journalist and author Mary Holm talks today about setting goals to make financial progress.

Goal posts for football, rugby union or league on field. Concept photo of sport, achievement mission and goals.

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3:35 Spoken Feature: Eyewitness

On Eyewitness - a look at the drug that affected the lives of 10 thousand babies…the story of Thalidomide   

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

4:05 The Panel with Julia Hartley Moore and Peter Fa'afiu