Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Thursday 9 April 2020
1:00 Live coverage of the Ministry of Health's latest Covid Update
An update from the Government on Covid 19 - speakers today are Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Dr Ashley Bloomfield, Director-General of Health.
1:28 Lockdown fundraiser for Women’s Refuge
Women’s Refuge has given a shot out to the man behind an unusual lockdown fundraiser, that’s so far raised over $5,000.
On Saturday William Allen spent all day and night running and hobbling laps around his backyard.
We speak to William about his recovery and fundraising effort.
1:35 Max Richter's Sleep coming to RNZ Concert
This Sunday RNZ Concert is joining radio stations all over the globe to play Max Richter’s eight hour performance of Sleep, a lullaby for a frenetic world. To tell us all about it is RNZ Concert’s Nick Tipping!
1:43 An unusual Passover festival
As we head into an unusual Easter weekend, people are being urged to stay at home in their bubble and not head away to any holiday homes.
And it's an unusual time for Jewish people too because the festival of Passover, one of the most widely celebrated Jewish holidays, began last night.
We speak to Chef Yael Shochat from the Auckland restaurant Ima.
1:50 Great album: Pearl Jam - Gigaton
2:10 Lockdown music
Music critic Simon Sweetman shares what he's been listening to during the lockdown and he'll play us a couple of tracks.
2:25 True Crime: The Waterfront Payroll Robbery, 1956
It's one of the most brazen robberies in New Zealand's history, but it has somehow disappeared into the mists of time.
In November 1956, Auckland mobsters made off with the equivalent today of $1 million after breaking into the Waterfront Industry Commission's offices.
We are joined today by true crime writer Scott Bainbridge, who was so intrigued, he wrote a book about the heist.
The Great New Zealand Robbery is available as an e-book, which you can read on a smartphone, tablet, or computer. Download the free Kindle app or use the Apple Books app.
3:10 Link 3
Financial author and journalist Mary Holm discusses what you should and shouldn't be doing with your investments at the moment.
3:35 Eyewitness APEC in Auckland
In Eyewitness, the unlikely story how a free trade forum helped save a nation from destruction.
3:45 The Panel with Julia Hartley Moore and Chris Orr