Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Monday 16 March 2020
1:10 First song
1:17 Killing Covid19 with kindness
Redirecting panic and fear over the spread of Coronavirus into positive action has seen a group of people come together in South Auckland. The group is made up of academics and social entrepreneurs. To tell us more about what they're doing is Regan Duff, a PHD student from the University of Auckland.
If you have symptoms of the coronavirus, call the NZ Covid-19 Healthline on 0800 358 5453 (+64 9 358 5453 for international SIMs)
1.27 Kōhanga reo renovation for a bright future
Kōhanga reo across Aotearoa are having trouble with falling student numbers and are getting creative to stay alive.
A new documentary series has just started on maori Television called Tōku Whare Kōhanga Reo which looks at what kōhanga reo are doing on the gorund to thrive and involve their communities.
Nicole Horan is the managing director of Hi Mama TV and joins me now to explain what they found at Kohanga around the country.
1.34 NZ poet selling her depression
New Zealand poet Paula Harris recently decided that she'd had enough time with her depression, so she's selling it on TradeMe. Her poem is titled 'TradeMe Auction #2569182028: Depression, well used but with plenty of mileage'.
1:45 Great NZ Album: Broods - Evergreen
2:10 Television Critic Linda Burgess
Linda talks about Unbelievable on Netflix, which is based on a true story.
She has also been watching The Inbestigators with her grand-daughter.
2:20 Why do we love television reboots?
It can sometimes feel like we are inundated with remakes and re-dramatisations.
One of the biggest films of this year so far is a re-working of Emma, a book published in 1815 and made into countless films and television series.
Dr Lauren Rosewarne has written a book called Why We Remake, which focuses on television remakes, and she joins Jesse to explain why TV makers love a re-do!
2:30 Steven Trewick: weta Professor!
Our expert today invented the weta hotel. And he has had a weta named after him, the Hawkes Bay tree weta, Hemideina trewicki.
Professor Steve Trewick's team has been in Blenheim recently, trying to work out why ground weta seem to be making a nuisance of themselves in among grape vines, eating the early curled buds.
3:10 How climate change effects your mental health
The physical effects of climate change are measured in concrete ways; melting glaciers, drought, bush fires. But what about the impact it has on our mental health? Dr Renee Lertzman has been working in the area of eco anxiety for nearly three decades. She shares her advice for turning anxiety into action. More from Dr Lertzman is here.
In ‘Voices’ today; how a colourful group of interfaith women decided to spend their Sunday, to mark the anniversary of the Christchurch mosque attacks and International Womens’ Day.
3:45 The Pre-Panel Story of the Day
4:05 The Panel with Niki Bezzant and Thomas Pryor
Music played in this show
Title: Right track / wrong man
Artists: Yumi Zouma
Title: Mother & Father
Title: Four walls
Title: The moment
Artists: Tame impala
Title: Sweet Surrender