1:15 Long-lost WWI memorial flagpole found in Bluff

Last weekend a collection of strangers gathered together - in the rain no less - to trudge up Bluff Hill,  through dense bush and gorse, and retrieve a long-lost world war one memorial.

It takes the form of a now century-old wooden flag pole, last visible on the side of the hill in the 70s. 

It was made by Alexander McKenzie and erected in honour of his two young sons - Ian and George McKenzie - who died on the same day in the Battle of the Somme in September 1916.

War memorial restorer and bagpipe player, Ann Robbie, is one of the people who have been searching for this memorial for a very long time, and she was there on Saturday to see it brought down and carried to the local marae.

She talks to Jesse about that emotional day.

You can see photos of the trek here.

Volunteers help to carry the McKenzie Brothers Flag Pole down from Bluff Hill

Volunteers help to carry the McKenzie Brothers Flag Pole down from Bluff Hill Photo: www.facebook.com/NZRemembranceArmy

1:25 100 years of radio, listeners' memories 

We continue to celebrate 100 years of radio with our audience radio memories. 

Today Kathryn Burnett-Christensen talks to Jesse about her whole family's history of radio and how it played a major part in her correspondence school education. 

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1:30 Skepticon to be held this weekend

Author and life member of the Australian Skeptics Richard Saunders has been researching the predictions of psychics for more than a decade. 

With a team of researchers he's examined more than three thousand predictions for The Great Australian Psychic Prediction Project.

He's one of the speakers at Skepticon this weekend - an Australasian conference with some interesting topics including COVID lies, communicating climate change, and women's wellness and woo - to name a few. He talks to Jesse about what he seen during his career. 

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1:40 More than a Roof collection of poems about transitional housing released 

More than a Roof is a new collection of poems and prose about housing, published by Landing Press. 

There are more than 120 poets in the collection - including acclaimed poets like Tusiata Avia and Apirana Taylor.

There are many newcomers including transitional housing residents, high school students, and acclaimed architect Roger Walker.

Jesse speaks to Kris Gibb who manages the the Wellington City Mission's transitional home in Petone - Te Pā Manawa Britannia House, and contributed a poem to the book.

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1:45 Great album: The Eagles Live at The Forum 

Today's link 3 winner will win a2-LP set, featuring 10 live performances recorded in the Fall of 1976, called The Eagles Live at The Forum 76. 

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2:10 Music Critic: Dianne Swann 

Today Dianne talks about new music from LA based Aimee Mann who's just released her 10th solo album, Queens of The Summer Hotel.

2:25 NZ Screen History: RTR Countdown

This week's NZ Screen History is about Ready to Roll, or RTR Countdown.

It kicked off in the mid-1970s with Roger Gascoigne as the host, and by the time the 1990s rolled around it was quite a different show 

Joining Jesse to discuss RTR's different iterations is Simon Morris, and Robert Rakete.

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3:15 Your Money with Mary Holm 

Today Mary Holm talks about some big changes coming to Kiwisaver. From December first your provider and your risk level may change without you knowing about it. Mary shares how to find out if the changes will affect you and suit you, and what to do about it if they don't.

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3:35 Spoken Feature BBC Witness

In November 1971 a young American artist decided to get a friend to take a shot at him - in the name of art. His name was Chris Burden and the shooting would go down in the history of performance art. He spoke to Lucy Burns in 2012 about the ideas behind the event.

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3:45 The Panel with Teulia Fuatai and Jock Anderson