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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Friday 29 May 2020

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1:13 First Song: Paul Cathro - Years

Paul Cathro from the band Ha The Unclear has recently released his solo EP -  Birth, Religion and Loneliness. He joins the programme to share the inspiration for it and to play a track for First Song.

Paul Castro - Ha the Unclear

Paul Castro - Ha the Unclear Photo: Supplied

1:15 Govt announces a $175m boost for music and arts 

The Government has announced a $175 million funding boost for the music and arts sector, in an effort to protect jobs in the creative industry and allow artists to rebuild after Covid-19.

We speak to Russell Baillie, the former Books & Culture Editor at The NZ Listener. 

Shapeshifter and the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra celebrate the reopening of the Christchurch Town Hall

Shapeshifter and the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra celebrate the reopening of the Christchurch Town Hall Photo: Bevan Triebels, Triebels Photography

1:20 How the tobacco industry targets teenagers

The tobbacco industry is trying to encourage teenagers to take up smoking with new marketing strategies.

New research has been released by the tobacco control research centre ASPIRE 2025, at the University of Otago. 

We speak to professor Janet Hoek, the co-director of Aspire 2025. 

Professor Janet Hoek

Professor Janet Hoek Photo: Supplied

1:27 Finding creative work for young people

A social enterpise that helps young people find paid creative work is trying to make up for a loss of revenue due to Covid-19. 

Youth Arts NZ was created in 2018, and this year it plans to become a fully-fledged organisation. 

We speak to CEO Matthew Goldsworthy. 

Youth Arts Team with Matthew Goldsworthy, Zak Devey, Harrison Sugrue, Isabella Adams,
Chelsea-Mae Wheeler, Tyler Sullivan,
Laura Armstrong.

Youth Arts Team with Matthew Goldsworthy, Zak Devey, Harrison Sugrue, Isabella Adams, Chelsea-Mae Wheeler, Tyler Sullivan, Laura Armstrong. Photo: Supplied

1:35 Songs written by Katherine Mansfield

One of the most famous New Zealand writers Katherine Mansfield also dabbled in songwriting, writing the lyrics for two songs with her sister who composed the music.

To celebrate New Zealand Music Month, Katherine Mansfield House & Garden asked the Wellington musician Georgia Jamieson Emms to record a cover of the song 'Night'.

We listen to the song and speak to Cherie Jacobson, the director of Katherine Mansfield House & Garden.

Katherine Mansfield playing the cello at Queen's College, London c.1903-1905.

Katherine Mansfield playing the cello at Queen's College, London c.1903-1905. Photo: Courtesy of the Alexander Turnbull Library

1:50 Making New Zealand Home: Madiha Ali  

Today we are speaking to Madiha Ali from Pakistan. Each week at this time we bring you stories from New Zealanders who were forced to leave their homelands and have resettled here.

2:10 Graeme Tuckett's weekend films

Film critic Graeme Tuckett has a couple of great movies for a rainy Queen's Birthday weekend. He reviews Monos and The Last Full Measure.

2:20 NZ Live Classic - Stan Walker

In November 2019, one of New Zealand's most beloved entertainers dropped by our Auckland studio with a few of his friends for NZ Live. Today we listen back to that time when he appeared with Seth Haapu and Matiu Walters.

Stan Walker

Stan Walker Photo: Dan Cook

3:10 Annabel Langbein's Caramelised Onion And Feta Tart 

If you're hosting a brunch this Queen's Birthday weekend - Annabel Langbein, creator of A Free Range Life has an absolute winner for you - her Caramelised Onion And Feta Tart is perfect for any size gathering.

Caramelised OnionTart

Caramelised OnionTart Photo: Annabel Langbein

3:20 How to remove a wall inside your house

Builder Stan Scott talks us through the process of removing an internal wall - how do you know if you can - is it load-bearing or not, the tools you'll need for the job and whether you'll need a consent.

Living room wall

Living room wall Photo: Public Domain

3.30 New Zealand Music Month Fresh Music Videos Daily on RNZ

We're celebrating NZ Music Month with Fresh Music Daily by sharing a new song and video from an up-and-coming Kiwi artist every day throughout May. Today we're featuring Alexa Casino and her new release Keep Breathing.

3:35 Critter of the Week The spotted black grouper

This weeks' critter is the spotted black grouper, a territorial reef fish that is protected in New Zealand waters. This fish can reach lengths of 2m and at least 80kg in weight (that’s human-sized!). The small fish are mostly female, but when they reach 100-110cm in length they become males!!!

Epinephelus_daemelii - The Black Grouper

Epinephelus_daemelii - The Black Grouper Photo: By John E. Randall, Ph.D. - httpwww.fishbase.orgimagesspeciesEpdae_u0.jpg, CC BY 3.0

3:45 The Panel with Alexia Russell and Raybon Kan