Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Thursday 24 June 2021
1.00 COVID UPDATE LIVE
1.12 First Song:
1:17 Te Puke school lunch programme provider
The pilot programme for school lunches in Aotearoa is well into its first year and there are lots of different providers working out how to do it.
One of those is The Daily in Te Puke in the Bay of Plenty
It started as a cafe in 2016 but has found new life as a school lunch provider in the wake of the pandemic!
The Daily's General Manager Jo Reha talks to Jesse about how they have adapted from cafe culture to classroom meals.
1:27 The designer behind the new Predator Free logo
A new logo was recently unveiled for the Predator Free 2050 movement. Tyrone Ohia is the designer who came up with the new look logo which includes Māori representation.
Jesse talks to Tyrone who's firm "Extended Whanau" also won the supreme award at the New Zealand Design Awards in 2020.
1:35 Super fan, Ben Hurley, on the Black Caps World Test Championship win
The Black Caps beat India by eight wickets in the first World Test Championship final in a rain-affected match which really could have gone in any direction.There are plenty of bleary eyed fans around today who stayed up overnight to watch the historic win. Among them was comedian and cricket tragic Ben Hurley! He talks to Jesse about the Black Caps claiming the world title.
1:45 Great album: All That You Can't Leave Behind
For link three today we have a classic U2 album to give away. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of U2's 10th studio album, All That You Can't Leave Behind, a vinyl copy has been released. The original went to number 1 in 32 countries and has sold over 12 million copies to date.
2:10 Music Critic: Tony Stamp
Today Tony Stamp looks at some new tracks from Japanese Breakfast and Another Michael.
2:25 NZ Screen History: What Now
Hard to believe but What Now turned 40 this year!
The creator of What Now, Rex Simpson, and former presenter, Stacey Morrison, join Jesse in the Auckland studio to take a walk down memory lane.
3:10 Link 3
3:15 Solving the World's Problems with Dave Armstrong
Today Dave is looking at three issues facing Wellington right now. COVID in the Capital is on the top of his list, followed by the city's spatial plan and the ongoing dramas with the buses.
3:15 History with Dr Grant Morris
Today historian Dr Grant Morris talks about how soon is too soon to write history after the event. It is always difficult to analyse major events when you are living through them. History always provides the benefit of hindsight but how long should the historian wait until looking back? Today Dr Grant Morris looks at this question today and provide some possible answers.
3:35 Spoken Feature: Covid Generation
Generation Covid is a new four-part series from RNZ about trying to launch your adult life during the worst pandemic in a century. Made by members of Generation Covid, the series talks about being forced to change life plans, how you cope (and when you don't) staying in touch (at least online) and what happens next. Today's episode follows Ayana Piper-Healion, who had to leave her dream job in LA to return to NZ to live in a tiny caravan.
3:45 The Panel with Sue Bradford and Neil Miller