Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Wednesday 1 April 2020
Brick a critter competition!
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1:00 Live coverage of the Ministry of Health's latest Covid Update
The civil service leaders of the response to Covid 19 address media and take questions about day six of the level four restrictions being in place. Speakers today are Sarah Stuart-Black, Director of Civil Defence Emergency Management and Dr Caroline McElnay, Director of Public Health.
1:30 Cactus Outdoor shifts to face mask production
The New Zealand workwear brand Cactus Outdoor has switched the focus of its production to face masks, in response to the Covid-19 outbreak.
We speak to Cactus Outdoor director Ben Keapes.
1:34 Ngā Taonga Sound Archives: The changing face of conservation work in Aotearoa.
April the first marks the anniversary of a watershed moment for conservation in New Zealand. On 1 April 1987, the Department of Conservation (DOC) was born from the merger of parts of the Forest Service, the Department of Lands and Survey and the Wildlife Service.
In our visit to the sound archives of Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision today, Sarah Johnston is going to play recordings which shine a light on the changing nature of conservation work in New Zealand over the past 100 years.
1:50 NZSO previews second stay-at-home concert
The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra will air its second stay-at-home concert this evening at 7:30, and there are a couple of surprises this time around.
We speak to Principal trombone David Bremner.
2.10 Denise Garland's podcast picks
Denise reviews Planet Money and Everything is Alive.
2:20 Bookmarks: Meng Foon
Fluent in five languages, including Te Reo - Race Relations Commissioner and former Gisborne mayor Meng Foon is our Bookmarks guest today and shares with us his favourite books, music and films.
3:10 What we can learn about Covid 19 from past pandemics
The world has known pandemics before, and an expert on the 1918 flu pandemic says the most important lesson of the past is simple: tell the truth. Professor John Barry from the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine shares the lessons of the past
3:35 Stories from Our Changing World. Virus 101
Virus expert Kurt Krause introduces us to viruses - what they are, how they invade our cells, what a coronavirus is and how re-purposed drugs are being tested to see if they can be any use against the COVID-19 virus.
3:45 The Panel with Ruth Money and Bill Ralston
Music played in this show
Title: Gotta Get Up
Artist: Ty Segall
Title: Tien Wang Zhi Wang
Artist: Lisa Wong
Title: My Way
Artist: Frank Sinatra
Title: Tu Mai
Artist: Meng Foon