Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Wednesday 4 March 2020
1:10 First song
1:15 Second case of Covid19 confirmed in New Zealand
A second case of Covid 19 in New Zealand was confirmed by the Ministry of Health this morning. The woman in her thirties recently returned from northern Italy via Singapore, taking two domestic flights to Palmerston North and Auckland. Dr Siouxsie Wiles, Microbiologist from Auckland University joins Jesse explain the significance of this.
1:17 How to make companies fit for purpose in the era of climate change
Do you have to trash the environment around you in order to make money? That seems to be the view of a lot of big companies. But British investment banker Martin Rich thinks that is a mistake.
He founded a company called Future Fit in 2013 to help companies understand and change their impact on the planet. He's visiting Aoteaora at the moment and joins Jesse to explain how he ended up doing this kind of work.
1:27 Vincent Farane returns to New Zealand stages
Auckland dancer and performer Vincent Farane is hitting the stage after a stint with one of the biggest dance crews in the world.
Formerly a member of Parris Goebel's globe trotting huge dance outfit The Royal Family, Vincent is starring a touring production of Over My Dead Body: Little Black B!tch, by Māori playwright Jason Te Mete.
It's a big change from hip hop dance but one he's loving,
1:35 Is the new Christchurch stadium worth it?
A planned new stadium in Christchurch was promised two hundred and twenty million dollars yesterday by the government. Plans for a new stadium in the garden city have been underway for years and there is a real sens of urgency coming from local politicians and Christchurch's sporting organisations.
But Christchurch journalist and former political candidate James Dann wonders if the grand plans for a new stadium may be based on hope, rather than attendance figures.
1:50 Aoteroa non fiction thrives in 2020 Ockham Book Awards shortlist
The Ockham Book Awards shortlist was announced this morning and publisher Nicola Legat has published half of the non fiction finalists!
She's the publisher for Massey University Press and Te Papa Press, which she helped save from closure.
2.10 Denise Garland's podcast picks
Denise reviews Cautionary Tales, The Other Latif and Ladies We Need to Talk.
2:20 Bookmarks: Jason Gunn
Jason Gunn has been on the airwaves for more than 30 years, and is best known for hosting hit tv programmes The Son of a Gunn Show, The Rich List, and Wheel of Fortune. He joins Jesse to talk about his latest business venture, his old mate Thingee and his obsession with cinema and some of his favourite movies, music and books.
3:10 Sarah Quigley: Divorce Diaries
First he was her best friend.Then he was her husband, and now he is her ex-husband. New Zealand author Sarah Quigley shares her painful experience when her marriage ended. Based in her Berlin, she endured grief, loss, constant questioning the 'what ifs' and the process of rediscovering joy. Her book is called The Divorce Diaries.
3:35 Stories from Our Changing World. Voice of the Kākāpō.
DOC's Deidre Vercoe and Andrew Digby are walking in the night forest carrying precious eggs to the egg room to be incubated in safety, and Anchor Island ranger Brodie Philp braves Fiordland rain, in part 4 of Voice of the Kākāpō.
3:45 The Pre-Panel Story of the Day
4:05 The Panel with Nalini Baruch and Jordan Carter
Music played in this show
Title: Great Balls of Fire
Artist: Jerry Lee Lewis
Artist: (Sandy) Alex G
BOOKMARKS (Jason Gunn):
Title: Shoes Under My Bed
Artist: Neil Finn and Paul Kelly
Title: Star Wars: The Force Suite (Theme)
Artist: John Williams
Title: Apollo 13 Theme
Artist: James Horner