Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Friday 28 February 2020
1:10 First song
1:17 "Fair for Rare" Campaign launched today
An organisation representing people with rare disorders and their whānau is launching a campaign today calling on the government to establish a framework to help them. There are 300,000 adults and children in New Zealand who have rare disorders and their advocates say the current system is failing them. Chief Executive of Rare Disorders NZ talks to Jesse about why it's so important to have a firm policy in place and that New Zealand is one of only five countries in the world to not have a framework in place.
1:27 Composting toilets "Little Green Dunny" proving popular in Wairarapa
Earlier this week on the programme we talked to Thomas Lauterbach about the virtues of composting toilets in times of drought. The founders of "Little Green Dunny" in Wairarapa got in touch to say they have a business selling and hiring composting loos out, which are proving popular for eco conscious clients holding large functions. Rachel Dell and her husband run the company she talks to Jesse about their beginnings.
1:35 Essays in Love turned into a stage play by local writers
The acclaimed novel, Essays in Love, written by Swiss philosopher Alain de Botton, has been adapted into a stage play by two New Zealand writers, Oliver Driver and Eli Kent. The pair's work will be performed at the Basement Theatre between Marh 10 - 21. Eli Kent joins Jesse in the studio to talk about collaborating with Oliver Driver and bringing the story to life on the stage.
1:50 Making New Zealand Home: Eliana Rubashkyn
Each week at this time we bring you stories from New Zealanders who were forced to leave their homelands and have resettled here.
Today we are speaking to Eliana Rubashkyn from Colombia.
2:10 Ali Ventura's movie selections
Ali reviews Richard Jewell and Birds of Prey
2:20 NZ Live Arjuna Oakes
Auckland based singer, songwriter, music teacher Arjuna Oakes has recently released his his debut EP The Watcher. His live music is laid back and relaxed - the perfect way to spend a Friday afternoon as he joins us for NZ Live.
3:08 Smoked Sweetcorn Chowder by Homegrown Kitchen
Nelson-based food writer for Stuff.co.nz, cookbook author (Homegrown Kitchen) and culinary tutor, Nicola Galloway is our chef this week - she'll explain how to set up a basic smoker from kitchen equipment and share her delicious recipe for Smoked Sweetcorn Chowder.
A selection of Nicola's spring recipes are here.
3:16 Music 101: Charlotte Ryan
Charlotte Ryan, host of Music 101 here on RNZ each Saturday afternoon from midday talks about what's happening on the music scene over the weekend, what's coming up on her show tomorrow and because Friday is new music day - she'll pick us a track to play.
3:25 How to maintain your lawns
If anyone knows about lawns and how to keep them looking great - it's a groundsman. Rupert Bool is tasked with looking after Hagley Oval - he'll be here to share his tips with you!
3:35 Critter of the Week Grays River grass moth
This week’s critter is the Grays River grass moth (Orocrambus fugitivellis) This moth survives drowning in parts of its lifecycle and extreme drought in others. The female is flightless, but has pretty strong legs that enable her to climb grasses. This species is only found in the Mackenzie Basin, which is a national hotspot for this whole genus.
3:45 The Pre-Panel Story of the Day
4:05 The Panel with Golnaz Bassam-Tabar and Peter Elliott
Music played in this show
Title: Evolution Did
Artist: The Phoenix Foundation
Artist: Arjuna Oakes - NZ LIVE
OLD SCHOOL HEART 1424
CAUTIONARY TALE 1432
AM I THE ONLY ONE WHOS WALKING 1442
WATCH THE WORLD BURN1456