Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Wednesday 29 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.
1:24 NZ's largest wastewater project back underway
Construction work is back underway at the Māngere Wastewater Treatment Plant.
This $1.2 billion giant wastewater tunnel project is the biggest wastewater infrastructure project in our history.
Around 50 people returned to the main construction site yesterday.
We speak to the project leader Shayne Cunis.
1.34 Ngā Taonga Sound Archives : New Zealand takeaways
New Zealand’s love for takeaways has been on display this week, with customers queuing outside fast-food premises for their first taste after weeks in Level-4 lockdown. In today’s visit to the sound archives of Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision, Sarah Johnston will play us recordings about our love affair with all things fried and salty.
Watch McDonald’s first New Zealand television advertisements
KFC 1975 “Hugo” advertisement video https://www.nzonscreen.com/title/kfc-hugo-and-holly/comments
1:50 What will our future look like?
There are three possible scenarios ahead for Aotearoa as the Covid-19 crisis continues.
We speak to NZ Geographic editor Rebekah White, who's written about the possibilities that lie ahead.
2.10 Podcast picks by Molly Jones
Molly reviews Sleep with Me, Lore and A Piece of Work.
2:20 Bookmarks: Duncan Greive
Today we're talking to the man behind a humble TV blog that turned into one of New Zealand’s most popular news and entertainment websites.
That’s right - The Spinoff! A home for local and independent journalism in Aotearoa.
Its founder and managing editor, Duncan Greive, tells us about his favourite podcasts, books, movies, TV shows and songs.
Gone by Lunchtime
Carly-Rae Jepsen – Run Away With Me,
PNC – Intro,
The Mint Chicks – Crazy? Yes! Dumb? No!
Nathan for You
Real Housewives of Auckland
Den of Thieves - James B Stewart
Random Family – Adrian Nicole LeBlanc
Moneyball – Michael Lewis
3:10 A Psychologist profiles who is more likely to break lockdown rules
Following the rules, social distancing, washing hands, staying close to home, are going to be the key to ending the corona virus crisis. But some cultures, including New Zealand, tend to be a little more lax about rules says professor of psychology Michele Gelfand. We'll talk to Dr Gelfand about who bends, breaks or follows the rules and why.
Further details about Michele's book can be found here.
3:35 Stories from Our Changing World. On yer bike - how cyclists, pedestrians & cars share city streets
There is a fine art to how pedestrians, cyclists, and cars and buses navigate the shared thoroughfares of our towns and cities. And in some places, e-scooters are adding to the confusion. It’s a busy research area for sociologist and cyclist Mike Lloyd, from Victoria University of Wellington.
3:45 The Panel with Nicky Pellegrino and Nick Leggett
Music played in this show
Title: Time (You and I)
BOOKMARKS (with Duncan Grieve):
Title: With Every Heartbeat
Title: Crazy? Yes! Dumb? No!
Artist: The Mint Chicks
Title: Run Away With Me
Artist: Carly-Rae Jepsen