Afternoons

Wednesday 3 September 2014, with Simon Mercep

1:10 Best song ever written

Debaser by The Pixies chosen by Chris Howell from Hastings.

1:20 Music Trivia game 

2:10 Housebound with Rima Te Wiata

This horror comedy, Housebound, tells the story of Kylie, a delinquent girl placed on home detention, who must return to the house she grew up in and share it with her mother, Miriam. Rima Te Wiata plays the role of Miriam.

2:20 Kiwi cast in Power Rangers

Landing a role in the new series of long-running show Power Rangers could be a big break for young New Zealand actor James Davies. James will feature in the 22nd season of the show, being filmed here, as the New Zealand character Black Dino Charge Ranger. The programme is currently broadcast in 150 countries.

Power rangers
Photos courtesy: Saban Brands

2:30 NZ Reading

Tuvalu – Part 13: Noah Tuttle has returned to Australia and learnt the details of Tilly's death from her father. In today's episode of 'Tuvalu' by Andrew O'Connor he faces the hard decision of what to do next. Read by Garth Holcombe.

2:45 Feature album

George Harrison 'All Things Must Pass' (1970)

3:10 Online with Hamish MacEwan  

3:30 New Zealand Society

Thirteen Auckland tribes have won back ownership of some of Auckland's most significant volcanic cones and islands as a result of the new  Nga Mana Whenua o Tamaki Makaurau Redress Act. Rangitoto and Motutapu Islands were ceremonially handed back on one very windy morning. David Steemson was there.

3:45 The Panel Pre-Show

Zoe Ferguson on foraged foods: the answer to weight loss and long life or affectation; the teacher punished, seemingly, for writing a novel about a school shooting; The correlation between religiosity and happiness around the world. The world's most-expensive-ever corporate video, choosing the wrong queue in Saudi Arabia, and television physicist Brian Cox warns about asteroids.