Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Monday 16 December 2019
1:10 Callum Lee performs his Christmas Song Pohutukawa
Another great finalist in our Christmas song competition - Callum Lee joins us LIVE from our Auckland studio to perform his song Pohutakawa.
1:17 Whakaari / White Island update
We get an update on Whakaari / White Island from Judy Turner, Mayor of Whakatane.
1.20 Unhealthy food more likely to be discounted at supermarkets
Auckland University research has found that unhealthy food options are more likely to be on special at all the big supermarket chains than healthy options. Dr Helen Eyles led the research team looking at the bargains on offer and how they are more likely to be purchased over non-discounted healthier food and beverages. She explains the implications and why bargain hunting is bad for our health.
1.27 $4 million grant for research exploring religion's impact on family
A major international research project aims to shed light on how religion impacts family size and child health. Dr John Shaver from the University of Otago tells us more.
1.34 Andrew Spraggon Introduces the Great New Zealand Album
1:45 Great NZ Album: Sola Rosa - 'Get It Together'
2.11 One minutes silence for the victims of the devastating Whakaari eruption
RNZ National, along with the rest of our nation, will observe a minute's silence for the victims of the Whakaari White Island eruption.
2:12 Graeme Tuckett's TV picks of the year
Graeme selects his favourite TV shows of the year - The Casketeers, The Patriot Act, Chernobyl, When They See Us, The end of the effing world and Peaky Blinders
2:30 The life and times of Jane Austen
Last month we discussed the new movie version of Jane Austen's Emma, which is to be written by Kiwi author Eleanor Catton. We spoke to Jocelyn Harris, professor emerita of English at Otago University, who specialises in Jane Austen - we had so many questions we decided to devote an entire expert segment to her.
3:10 Mo Rocca - Mobituraries - getting the obituary you deserve
Sometimes, people, places and pop culture trends don't get the send off they deserve. CBS Sunday Morning Correspondent rights the wrongs when someone or something didn't get the the love or attention deserved in an obituary with his "Mobituary". Did disco get a proper send off? How about Farah Fawcett who died on the same day as Michael Jackson? His stories are in a popular podcast, and now a book, Mobituaries: Great Lives Worth Reliving.
Coming up on Voices; we meet a family of four on Waiheke Island who talk culture, skin colour, guns and immigration.
3:45 The Pre-Panel Story of the Day and One Quick Question
4:05 The Panel with Mamari Stephens and Ben Thomas