Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Friday 12 February 2021
1.12 First Song:
1:17 Wrap on the impeachment of former President Trump
As history is made in the US with former President Donald Trump the only one to have been impeached twice we cross to Washington D.C.
Jesse speaks to correspondent Nick Harper who's been covering the trial.
1:27 How to get through Valentine's Day
Neuropscychologist Dr Hannah Korrel has some handy tips for people navigating Valentine's Day solo or with a significant other.
She talks to Jesse about enjoying the day and navigating relationships in a digital age.
1:35 Bill Bailey in NZ for his En Route to Normal tour
UK comedian and performer Bill Bailey is back in NZ for the seventh time after getting special approval from immigration officials.
He talks to Jesse about his show, En Route to Normal, and why he enjoys coming to New Zealand so often.
1:50 Crop picker numbers are down, produce at risk
Crop picker numbers are down in Gisborne by an estimated 25 percent as growers struggle to recruit local labour.
Managing director of Coxco talks to Jesse about why it's so hard to fill the picking vacancies that are usually filled with migrant workers.
2:10 Film Review with Ali Ventura
This week Ali reviews locally made, Shadow in the Cloud, directed by Roseanne Liang. Liang herself describes the film as an action horror movie. She also reviews I Care A Lot, a film about a shady court-appointed guardian who puts dozens of elderly people into care.
2:20 NZ Live - Estere
Playing music that's described as a mixture of folk, R&B and electronica, blended in a unique fashion, easily identified as 'Estère', Estere Dalton joins Jesse Mulligan from the Wellington studio, to play some tracks ahead to celebrate the release of her new album, Archetypes.
3:08 Food with Tracey Thomas
On his recent Gisborne trip, Jesse came across Tracey Thomas, who makes corn tortillas. She talks through the process to make them and shares a recipe for a salsa she learnt to make during a trip to Mexico. You can get hold of her tortillas through her shop, La Tortilla Shop.
3:16 Music 101: Charlotte Ryan
Charlotte Ryan, host of Music 101 here on RNZ each Saturday afternoon from midday talks about what's happening on the music scene over the weekend, what's coming up on her show tomorrow and because Friday is new music day - she'll pick us a track to play.
3:25 Weekend Stuff with Stan Scott
Builder Stan Scott joins Jesse to have a chat about home DIY jobs and answer questions from the listeners.
3:35 Critter of the Week: The Vegetable Sheep
This week's critter is a very New Zealand one. It's a very unique alpine plant that's actually a member of the daisy family. DOC's Nic Toki talks to Jesse about the plant species that looks and feels like a sheep.
3:45 The Panel with Ella Henry and Damian Christie