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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Wednesday 1 July 2020

1:17 North vs South rugby match to be revived 

There is speculation that the classic North Island v South Island rugby match will been revived.

We speak to the Chairman of New Zealand Amateur Sport Association, Gordon Noble-Campbell. 

rugby ball

Photo: 123RF

1:27 Koha Apparel pop-ups in Auckland

It's a busy winter for Koha Apparel, a not-for-profit that provides new and second-hand clothing to vulnerable people around Auckland, in exchange for koha. 

Jesse speaks to Koha Clothing founder Charli Cox, about how the pop-up works and also its fundraising project for a new van

Koha Clothing pop-up at St Kevin's Arcade

Koha Clothing pop-up at St Kevin's Arcade Photo: Supplied

 Logo of Nga Taonga Sound & Vision

Photo: Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision

1:37 Ngā Taonga Sound Archives:  Kiwifruit booms and busts

Kiwifruit have come a long way since their days as a niche exotic fruit known as the Chinese gooseberry.

Today Sarah Johnston will track the highs and lows of the fuzzy fruit’s journey,  through recordings held in the sound archives of Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision.

1:55 Afternoons Quiz Robert Kelly

Robert Kelly

Robert Kelly Photo: John Duke


2.12 Katy Atkin's podcast picks

This week, Stuff's Katy Atkin reviews Slow Burn (Season 4) - David Duke and the comedy podcast Gossipmongers. More top picks from Katy can be found here.

2:20 Bookmarks with artist Nikau Hindin

Our guest for Bookmarks this week is a talented artist playing a key role in reviving and honouring the traditional practice of making Aute or Māori tapa cloth.

Nikau Hindin (Ngai Tūpoto, Te Rarawa, Ngāpuhi) is currently showing her work at The Dowse art gallery in Lower Hutt. Check out more of her work on Instagram or Tumblir

She joins Jesse today to talk about some of her favourite things.

3:10 James Borrowdale explores the relationship between Kiwis and weed

Marijuana is the most popular illegal drug in New Zealand. And as we inch closer to a referendum on whether or not to legalize it, journalist James Borrowdale looks at the long and sometimes troubled relationship between Kiwis and cannabis. His new book is called Weed: A New Zealand Story. 

50549923 - marijuana background. cannabis joint, bud in plastic bag and hemp leaves on wooden table. addictive drug or alternative medicine.

Photo: 123RF

3:35 Stories from Our Changing World. Voices from Antarctica 6: Seal song part B

Every winter, sea ice transforms the seas around Antarctica. Alison Ballance meets researchers from the University of Otago who having been driving around on the sea ice towing a special instrument to measure its thickness.

The pressure ridges in front of Scott Base form as the sea ice is pushed against the shore by the movement of the ice shelf behind. Mt Erebus in the background.

The pressure ridges in front of Scott Base form as the sea ice is pushed against the shore by the movement of the ice shelf behind. Mt Erebus in the background. Photo: RNZ / Alison Ballance

3:45 The Panel with Sally Wenley and Michael Moynihan​

Music played in this show

Old School Heart - Arjuna Oakes

Brick House - Commodores

Bookmarks songs: Nikau Hindin

Kotahitanga by Hinewehi Mohi, Oceania 
Hineraukatauri by Hinewehi Mohi, Oceania 
Sugar Bailey Wiley
Ikarus Lady6
Soaked/Kua Kore He Kupu  Benee