Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Friday 26 March 2021
1:17 The Whale Oil case and discrediting public health advocates
The Whale Oil defamation trial collapsed this month in the Auckland High Court, a case that stems back to Nicky Hager's 2014 book Dirty Politics.
Professor Jennie Connor from the Department of Preventive and Social Medicine at the University of Otago argues that everyoe should pay attention to the case because of the prolonged and concerted effort to discredit public health advocates.
1:27 Street art exhibition of The Most Dedicated crew
A major exhibition showcasing New Zealand street artists opens at The Dowse Art Museum in Lower Hutt this weekend.
It tells the story of street art crew The Most Dedicated - and features the work of 20 of its members.
Jesse speaks with artist ASKEW One also known as Elliot O'Donnell is an artist, murallist, and graphic designer who joined TMD in 2000.
1:35 Autumn foraging for edible fungi and mushrooms
A Christchurch based writer and fungi enthusiast has some tips for foraging as the season gets into full swing.
Olivia Sisson joins us to talk us through the best and safest way to forage for edible fungi this autumn.
You can check out some of her foraging forays on Instagram
1:50 The story of notorious New Zealand wildlife smuggler Freddie Angell
A Nelson journalist and filmmaker is planning a documentary about the notorious wildlife smuggler Freddie Angell.
While he has the smuggling history covered, he's now searching for people who knew Angell to learn more about the man himself.
Andrew Macdonald tells Jesse about the project.
2:10 Film Review with Dom Corry
2:20 NZ Live Team Dynamite
Today for NZ Live we are delighted to be joined by hip hip group Team Dynamite.
The trio have just dropped their new record 'Respect the Process', which is their first full length album since the release of their 2013 record, Shepherd's Delight.
And perform live in our Auckland studio
3:08 Yael Shochat's lamb shanks
Yael Shochat from Ima Cuisine joins us to share her recipe for lamb shanks
And if you prefer to follow video instructions, here's a fun one Yael's daughters made during lockdown last year for this very lamb shank recipe!
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 Dog Behaviour expert, Dr Clare Browne
Dr Clare Brown answers your dog behaviour questions. Send them to firstname.lastname@example.org
3:35 Critter of the Week Glow-in-the-dark snail
Believed to be the world’s only bioluminescent freshwater organism, the glow-in-the-dark snail, Latius neritoides, is endemic to fast-flowing streams in the North Island.
The tiny, dull-looking snail spends its whole life underwater and secretes a glowing mucus when disturbed.
3:45 The Panel with Amy Adams and Shane Te Pou