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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Monday 10 August 2020

1:12 First song


1:17 Changing international guidelines to save Māori lives

Researchers have managed to get a change to international clinical guidelines to ensure Māori are tested for a gene which causes stomach cancer.

Otago University Professor Parry Guilford explains to Jesse why this gene is more prevalent in Māori and can be identified before a person gets cancer.

Professor Parry Guilford

Professor Parry Guilford Photo: supplied

1.27 Reaction to travel bubble announcement this afternoon

There is going to be an update this afternoon from Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern about a travel bubble between NZ and other Pacific Covid free nations.

Dr Collin Tukuitonga speaks to Jesse about the plan and any pitfalls there might be.

Kayaks at Muri Beach on Rarotonga, the largest island in the Cook Islands.

Photo: AFP

1.34 Matariki awards nominee Chelsea Winstanley talks about her work

Multi-award winning film maker Chelsea Winstanley's been nominated for this year's Matariki Awards. She's a finalist in the Te Waipuna-Ā-Rangi Award for Arts and Entertainment .

She talks to Jesse about her work and what she's currently working on while back in Aotearoa.

HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 09: Chelsea Winstanley attends the 92nd Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood and Highland on February 09, 2020 in Hollywood, California.   Neilson Barnard/Getty Images/AFP

Photo: Neilson Barnard / Getty Images / AFP

1:45 Great NZ Album: Dimmer - I Believe You Are Star

Shayne Carter

Shayne Carter Photo: Ebony Lamb Photography

2:10 Caitlin Cherry's TV picks

The Umbrella Academy (Netflix)

Seinfeld (TVNZ on Demand/Neon)

Australian Ninja Warrior (TV3)

 2:20 Black Sheep Stewart Smith

Between the 1960s and late 2000s Stewart Smith went on a one-man crusade, releasing thousands of invasive fish into New Zealand's rivers, lakes and streams. In this episode of Black Sheep, William Ray investigates his story.

Three koi carp showing their large lips and the small fellers on either side of their mouth.

Koi carp look like goldfish when they are small, but the carp have paired barbels or feelers around their mouth which goldfish lack. The carp use their barbels and big lips to fossick for food in lake sediments. Photo: RNZ / Alison Ballance

2:40 Baby whisperer Dorothy Wade - Simply Parenting

Everyone has a calling says baby whisperer Dorothy Wade and at the age of 16 she discovered hers. She shares her expertise on everything you need to know about babies - from sleeping, crying, feeding and more! Her latest book is called Simply Parenting: from Twelve Weeks to 12 Months.


3:10 Melissa Davey - The Case of George Pell

Every hearing, every trial, mistrial, retrial, every appeal against charges that Australian Cardinal George Pell sexually abused two 13 year old boys, Melissa Davey was there. As the Guardian Australia Melbourne bureau chief, she watched as the highest ranking Catholic leader was convicted only to have the conviction overturned.  Davey  looks at the broader issues of culture wars, clergy abuse and the fallout from The Case of George Pell.

Melissa Davey

Melissa Davey Photo: Supplied

3:35 Voices

In 'Voices' today;  Kadambari Gladding meets two chefs helping further the cause of Auckland-based food pop-up called Everybody Eats.  

Everybody Eats

Photo: Everybody Eats

3:45 The Panel with Ali Mau and Greg Brownless




Music played in this show

First Song: MIlly Tabak and the Miltones - Liven up the Night

Great NZ Album: Dimmer - I Believe You are a Star  
Drop You Off
I Believe You are a Star 
All the Way to Her (features Bic Runga on backing vocals)