Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Tuesday 5 May 2020
Competition details here: Design a lockdown t-shirt
We're asking you to design a t-shirt print to help remember or commemorate this weird time for New Zealand at level 3 and 4. Future generations will look at your t "-shirt and ask "what was that all about? And you can tell them about the time we tried to fight a pandemic by panic buying toilet paper, yeast and flour.
The winner will get their design printed on a t-shirt by fair trade, sustainable and ethical t-shirt company Liminal and it will be available to be purchased on-line.
$5 from the sale of every t-shirt goes to a charity of the winners choice. The Winner will also get 2 free t-shirts
Email a photo, pdf or screenshot of your design to firstname.lastname@example.org with the word Lockdown t-shirt in the subject line. The winner's design will be professionally formatted for screenprinting.
Entries must be in by 5pm Friday 15th May
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.
1:20 Queenstown economy under Level 3
Covid-19 has caused a major disruption to Queenstown's economy as well as to the thousands of migrant workers who live and work there.
We speak to Queenstown mayor Jim Boult.
1:28 Remembering Atareta Poananga
Atareta Poananga, who was a prominent Maori activist in the 80s and Aoetearoa's first Maori woman diplomat, died last week after a long illness.
We speak to host of Te Ao with Moana (Māori Television) Moana Maniapoto about her memories of Atareta.
1:38 Auckland Theatre Company’s first online play
For the next four weeks the Auckland Theatre Company is putting on its first ever play designed to be watched online.
The first episode of Chekhov's The Seagull comes out this Friday at 7pm.
We speak to director and co-creator Eleanor Bishop.
1:50 Lockdown t-shirt competition
Today we launch our lockdown t-shirt competition.
We speak to artist Dick Frizzell for some tips.
2:10 Re-reading in lockdown
Claire Mabey's taken these past few weeks in lockdown as an opportunity to revisit some of her favourite books - The Absolute Book by Elizabeth Knox, Potiki by Patricia Grace and Bring up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel in preparation for The Mirror and the Light. She's also branched out and devoured some new material and today reviews Anne Enright's The Actress.
2:20 The existential threat to live music
Among the businesses hardest hit by the Covid-19 crisis is live music.
Venues are shuttered and next summer’s festivals – well, who knows?
Jesse Mulligan speaks to John Minty, who owns the Splore music and arts festival.
3:10 Andy Greene - Behind the scenes of The Office
All around the world, when millions of people could no longer go to the office, they watched it on TV instead. The American version of The Office is one of the most watched shows on Netflix. For the 15th anniversary of the show, Rolling Stone senior writer Andy Greene spoke to more than 80 cast and crew for his new book, The Office: The Untold Story of the Greatest Sitcom of the 2000's.
3.30 New Zealand Music Month Fresh Music Videos Daily on RNZ
We're celebrating NZ Music Month with Fresh Music Daily. We'll be sharing a new song and video from an up-and-coming Kiwi artist every day throughout May. Today we feature Ryan Fisherman and his track How Cool.
3:35 New Flags Flying - Part 4
In the 1970s, broadcaster Ian Johnstone lived and travelled in the South Pacific, which was then being "discovered" by plane loads of tourists, attracted by airline poster promises of sun, sand and scanty bikinis.
3:45 The Panel with Catherine Robertson and Mike Rehu