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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Wednesday 17 June 2020

1:17 Kelburn butchery closes its doors in wake of Covid-19

After almost 10 years, a local butchery is shutting up shop in Wellington. 

Owner Rob Cameron, of Cameron Harrison Butchery & Delicatessen, took a break from making chorizo sausages to have a chat to Jesse Mulligan about the future of butcheries in New Zealand. 

Rob Cameron with some Pork Chorizo sausages he made.

Rob Cameron with some Pork Chorizo sausages he made. Photo: Supplied.

1:27 Te Papa calls for help identifying "buggy" handwriting 

Now to a curious call out for help from our national museum. Te Papa wants to hear from 'code crackers' to help decipher some "buggy handwriting". Dr Julia Kasper is the Curator of Invertebrates at Te Papa Tongarewa joins Jesse to explain what's going on in the back rooms. 

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Photo: Te Papa Tongarewa

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Photo: Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision

1.40 LIVE PM presser - Covid 19 Update

1:55 Afternoons Quiz Robert Kelly

Robert Kelly

Robert Kelly Photo: John Duke

 

2.12 Podcast Picks with Paul Bushnell

Paul looks at the difference between a radio broadcast and a podcast and he reviews the BBC's Kermode & Mayo's Film Review, and Tracks.

BBC website images for Tracks and Kermode & May’s Film Review

BBC website images for Tracks and Kermode & May’s Film Review Photo: BBC

2:20 Bookmarks with James Crow 

James Crow, Little Island Coconut Creamery, joins Jesse to talk about how business has changed in the financially fraught conditions created by the COVID-19 pandemic. He also shares his go to books, movies, tv series, songs and podcast picks. 

James Crow

James Crow Photo: supplied

James Crow's picks 

Books
It Looked Good On Paper - By Bill Fawcett 
Small Gods - By Terry Pratchett 
White Tiger - By Aravind Adiga  
Elon Musk - An authorised biography By Ashlee Vance

Songs
Ricky's Theme - Album Ill Communication - By The Beastie Boys - 1994
Seabird - Album: The Best Of the Alessi Brothers - 1998 By Alessi Brothers
A Frank Ocean cover of "Thinking Bout You" -  Album: Gentlewoman, Ruby Man - 2017 - Sung by Flo Morrissey and Mathew E. White..

Ain't No Sunshine - Album: Just as I am - 1971 - By Bill Withers

Film
Lost in Translation 
Jurassic Park

Podcasts
The Ricky Gervais Show 
Fintech Insider 

TV
 Kath and Kim
The Expanse
 

 

3:10 Conspiracy theories could impact efforts to stop the spread of Coronavirus

Some superstars in the wellness world are buying into corona virus conspiracies that claim Covid-19 death certificates are faked or 5g is spreading the virus.

We'll talk to Guardian Australia columnist and author Brigid Delaney about the troubling trend and how it might set back efforts to control the spread of the disease around the world.
 

Bridget Delaney

Bridget Delaney Photo: Supplied

 

3:35 Stories from Our Changing World. Voices from Antarctica 4: Best journey in the world part A

Alison Ballance has made it to Cape Crozier on Ross Island. The Emperor penguin colony on the sea ice was the destination of the 'Worst Journey in the World' and is being studied by a NIWA team.

Emperor penguins at Cape Crozier on Ross Island. The photo was taken in mid November when the chicks were about half-grown.

Emperor penguins at Cape Crozier on Ross Island. The photo was taken in mid November when the chicks were about half-grown. Photo: RNZ / Alison Ballance

3:45 The Panel with Niki Bezzant and Mark Sainsbury