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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Thursday 22 October 2020

Critter of the Week t-shirts

Critter of the Week t-shirts Photo: RNZ/Liminal

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1:00 Ministry of Health COVID update LIVE

1.15 Emirates Team NZ outrage over course changes

Emirates Team New Zealand says its outraged that course changes have been made which now mean no America's Cup races can be seen from the land.

RNZ's Jeremy Rees talks to Jesse about the arbitration ruling and why Team New Zealand is so upset.

The map supplied by Emirates Team New Zealand showing the courses it says now won't be used for racing.

The map supplied by Emirates Team New Zealand showing the courses it says now won't be used for racing. Photo: Emirates Team New Zealand

1:20 Pacific region climate change conference

It's predicted that even a small temperature increase will make life unbearably hot on the island nations around the Pacific Region.

The issues are being addressed next week at the online Pacific Ocean Climate Conference.

Jesse speaks to one of the keynote speakers, Professor James Renwick about what is forecast for the region.

Sealife of Champagne Bay, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu

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1:27 Crowd funding commercial property development, Collett's Corner

An ambitious crowd funded commercial property development is nearing one of its targets.

Collett's Corner in Lyttleton is going to be a mixed space of a wellness centre, hospitality and apartments.

Shareholder appointed director, Raf Manji talks to Jesse about the project and how the crowdfunding works.

1:35 Kiwi Welcome created to transform tourism

With international tourists no longer in the mix, the opportunity's been taken by Sam Brough, to try and change how tourism operates.

He's started up Kiwi Welcome, a social enterprise, which offers visitors to Queenstown, Wānaka and Central Otago the opportunity to save money and a make a difference with their holiday.

Sam talks to Jesse about what Kiwi Welcome membership means for tourists and the places they are visiting.

Generic stills of Queenstown and surrounding area

Photo: RNZ / Tess Brunton

1:45 Great album: Queen + Adam Lambert Live Around the World

If you want to be part of the Queen + Adam Lambert live album experience and feature in the Don't Stop Me Now fan video - all the details are here

QAL - Don't Stop Me Now Fan Video - Square Image

QAL - Don't Stop Me Now Fan Video - Square Image Photo: Supplied

2:10 Simon Sweetman's music picks

Critic Simon Sweetman has two tracks for us today - Riddle Daddy by The Bobby Lees and Wringer by Lydia Loveless

2:25 Crimes NZ:  Barrister Simon Shamy on the death of Ruby Knox

The death of 21 year old Blenheim woman, Ruby Knox, was a shock for anyone looking after a person with a disability. Donella Knox had been sole caregiver for her daughter, Ruby and struggled with her health issues and aggressive behaviour. In May 2016, after warning health care workers she might harm her daughter, she sedated and smothered Ruby and immediately turned herself in to police.  Her lawyer, Simon Shamy tells Jesse Mulligan why this was one of the most harrowing cases he's ever worked on. 

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3:10 Link 3 Answer - the songs have multiple lead vocalists

The Chain - Fleetwood Mac

Walk Like an Egyptian -The Bangles

One Week - Barenaked Ladies

3:15 Your Money with Mary HolmShare investing for fun

Financial journalist Mary Holm says there are two reasons for investing - the obvious one is to see your wealth grow over time, but on the rise are investors who dip their toes in the water, purely for fun.

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3:35 Witness History: Joan Littlewood

The BBC's Claire Bowes looks back at Joan Littlewood, nicknamed the mother of modern theatre in Britain

3:45 The Panel with Victoria Stewart and Anton Matthews

Music played in this show

MUSIC CRITIC - Simon Sweetman:

Title: Riddle Daddy

Artist: The Bobby Lees

Title: Wringer

Artist: Lydia Loveless


ALBUM - Queen + Adam Lambert:
Title: Another One Bites the Dust

Artist: Queen + Adam Lambert 

Title: Under Pressure

Artist: Queen + Adam Lambert

Title: Bohemian Rhapsody

Artist: Queen + Adam Lambert

Title: We Are the Champions

Artist: Queen + Adam Lambert



Title: The Chain

Artist: Fleetwood Mac


Title: Walk Like an Egyptian

Artist: The Bangles


Title: One Week

Artist: Barenaked Ladies