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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Thursday 23 July 2020

1:13 First Song: NZ Hip Hop Stand Up 

This morning the RNZ music team proudly launched a seven part music video series showcasing some of the most influential hiphop artists in New Zealand over the last 30 years. NZ Hip Hop Stand Up is directed by Chris Graham who explains the significance and impact these artists have had on the music scene. Today for First Song we hear one of the tracks - Reverse Resistance by King Kapisi.

1:17 National New Energy Centre opens in Taranaki

A long awaited new energy centre has been officially opened in Taranaki today.

The centre has been designed to encourage researchers and developers come up with alternatives to fossil fuels for the future.

Co-director of the MacDiarmid Institute Professor Justin Hodgkiss talks to Jesse about why the centre will help speed up the development of clean and renewable energy.

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Photo: 123RF

1:27 Mataura talks break down again

Residents in Mataura in Southland are frustrated over a lack of progress in removing toxic waste from the town's former paper mill which sits alongside the Mataura River.

There have already been close calls where the waste has been potentially exposed to water, which would release toxic ammonia fumes into the community.

Newsroom's South Island correspondent and investigative writer talks to Jesse about the latest set back.

The flooded Mataura River rips past the former Mataura paper mill

The flooded Mataura River rips past the former Mataura paper mill Photo: ODT / Stephen Jaquiery

1:35 Composing gaming music, creating opportunities for musicians

Hamish Oliver is passionate about composing gaming music, which now officially has its own place in the world of music composition.

He talks to Jesse about the genre, why he enjoys it so much, and the opportunities it opens up for upcoming composers.

Hamish Oliver

Hamish Oliver Photo: supplied

1:45 Great album: Kate Bush - The Sensual World 

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Photo: creative commons - Kate Bush (15312486456).jpg - Wikimedia Commons

2:10 Brad Warrington's music selects 

Brad Warrington, aka DJ sticky, reviews the new album from English souls singer Lianne La Havas, also Benee's new track Night Garden and he pays tribute to Amy Winehouse who passed away nine years ago.

Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse Photo: Courtesy of NZIFF

2:20 Recipe request - Breakfast Dahl from Foundation Cafe in Christchurch

Eateries all over the country have their special recipes. We've asked you what recipe you would like from your favourite cafe - and on your behalf we've invited them onto the show to share their secret. Today we're showcasing Breakfast Dahl from Foundation Cafe underneath Turanga (the big library in central Christchurch). 

Breakfast Dahl at Foundation Cafe Tauranga

Breakfast Dahl at Foundation Cafe Tauranga Photo: Ruth Trevella / The Catering Belle

 

2:25 Crimes NZ: Matt Nippert on the collapse of South Canterbury Finance

Of all the white collar crime in New Zealand, South Canterbury Finance was the biggest of them all... at the centre of the country's largest fraud prosecution, totalling $1.5 billion dollars. Matt Nippert is an NZ Herald investigations reporter. He chats to Jesse about how one of his stories triggered the prosecution.

The three SCF accused after Allan Hubbard's death, Edward Sullivan, Robert White and Lachie McLeod

The three SCF accused after Allan Hubbard's death, Edward Sullivan, Robert White and Lachie McLeod Photo: Mytchall Bransgrove

3:10 Link 3

 

3:15 Taking a closer look at National's Transport Plan

Senior writer for the NZ Herald, Simon Wilson has been examining the National Party's transport plan and says it falls into the same traps as previous transport plans.

A preview of Auckland Harbour Bridge light display that will be on show during Matariki.

A preview of Auckland Harbour Bridge light display that will be on show during Matariki. Photo: RNZ / Joanna MacKenzie

3:25 Colonial Statues and the 2022 Compulsory NZ History Curriculum

Many countries including New Zealand have been discussing the place that colonial legacies have in the modern world. Dr Grant Morris from the Victoria University of Wellington explores what impact this might have on the compulsory NZ history set to be part of the 2022 school curriculum.

Graffiti on the statue of James Cook in Gisborne was removed by the council today.

Graffiti on the statue of James Cook in Gisborne was removed by the council today. Photo: Supplied

3:35 Spoken Feature: Only Human 

Only Human is a new RNZ podcast of intimate and surprising personal portraits…in this first episode we meet a musician who has to rebuild her life after losing her hearing.

Living without sound has been a journey of relearning for Bousfield

Living without sound has been a journey of relearning for Bousfield Photo: Kirsty Richards

3:45 The Panel with Laura O'Connell Rapira and Dean Hall

Music played in this show

FIRST SONG:

Title: Reverse Resistance

Artist: King Kapisi

Time: 1318

Title: Mataura Paper Mill

Artist: Anthonie Tonnon

Time: 1341

GREAT ALBUM - Kate Bush:
Title: Love and Anger

Artist: Kate Bush

Time: 1351


Title: This Woman's Work

Artist: Kate Bush

Time: 1356

 

MUSIC CRITIC - Brad Warrington:

Title: Weird Fishes

Artist: Lianne La Havas

Time: 1419

 

Title: Night Garden

Artist: Benee ft. Kenny Beats & Bakar

Time: 1428

 

LINK 3:

Title: Epic

Artist: Faith No More

Time: 1306


Title: Crazy in Love

Artist: Beyonce & Jay-Z

Time: 1411


Title: Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go

Artist: Wham!

Time: 1507