Afternoons

Wednesday 30 July 2014, with Simon Mercep

Audio from Wednesday 30 July 2014

Not all audio is available due to copyright restrictions.

  • Crewe murders review - Olivia Allison ( 4′ 13″ )

    13:08 Police have released the findings of a nearly four-year long review of the murders of Jeannette and Harvey Crewe in 1970. Arthur Allan Thomas was twice convicted of the murders, but later freed after a scathing Royal Commission of Inquiry into the police investigation. Simon Mercep talks with reporter Olivia Allison, who has been at the police release of the report.

  • Best song Ever Written - Every Grain of Sand ( 11′ 22″ )

    13:12 Lynda Kitchingham from Clarence has chosen 'Every Grain of Sand' by Bob Dylan.

  • Music Trivia game ( 19′ 4″ )

    13:24 We'll play three songs with one thing in common, guess what it is.

  • Crewe murders review - Peter Williams ( 11′ 7″ )

    14:06 Peter Williams QC was Arthur Allan Thomas' lawyer at the Royal Commission of Inquiry that exonerated him of the murders.

  • Fat and diet - Professor Rod Jackson ( 12′ 40″ )

    14:18 A recent interview featured New York journalist and author Nina Teicholz who says "fat is not the enemy", and that our long-held beliefs about fat don't add up. Today Professor Rod Jackson helps us answer some of your questions. He's a professor of cardiovascular disease and epidemiology at the University of Auckland, and he's worked in the field for more than 30 years.

  • Feature album - Hypnotic Eye ( 14′ 27″ )

    14:46 Our feature album today is Hypnotic Eye, the new offering from Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. The band starts a new tour this weekend in the United States, kicking off in San Diego.

  • Online world with Hamish MacEwan ( 22′ 17″ )

    15:09 Scientists invent pure lithium cells that may mean phones last four times longer, a new app called Fixed calculates your chances of getting out of a parking ticket that you feel you got unjustly. Hilton Hotel guests will be able to use smartphones as keys or to choose rooms at properties world-wide, a Harvard professor reckons Apple deliberately makes phones slow down before release of new phone and Amazon offers 3D printing to customize earrings and bobble-head toys.

  • Accessible Housing Takanini ( 9′ 59″ )

    15:30 The lives of eight Auckland accessible rental tenants and their families are being changed for the better with help from a "small but mighty" Northland housing trust. The Whangarei Accessible Housing Trust has just built its first set of accessible homes in Takanini. The homes are purpose built to accommodate people with disabilities, including blogger and university student Jan Butterworth, who has been on the hunt for a suitable property for four years. Lisa Thompson paid a visit to Jan a few days before her move and discovered why her new home is set to transform her life.

  • The Panel pre-show for 30 July 2014 ( 12′ 22″ )

    15:47 Your feedback, and a preview of the guests and topics on The Panel.

1:10 Crewe Review - Olivia Allison - Police have now released the findings of the long awaited review of the Crewe murders case. They have admitted making mistakes in their investigation, and also conceded the truth about who killed Harvey and Jeannette Crewe may never be known.  They've just released the findings of a nearly four year long review of the double killings south of Auckland in 1970.
Arthur Allan Thomas was twice convicted of their murders, but later freed after a scathing Royal Commission into the police investigation. Simon talks with our reporter, Olivia Allison, whose been at the police release of the report.

1:15 Best Song Ever Written - Every Grain of Sand by Bob Dylan chosen by Lynda Kitchingham from Clarence.

1:20 Music Trivia Game 

ARTIST:    The Presidents of the USA
TITLE:       Video Killed The Radio Star
COMP:    Geoff Downes, Trevor Horn, Bruce Woolley
ALBUM:   100% Hits
LABEL:    WEA 366 052
 
ARTIST:   Outkast
TITLE:      Hey Ya
COMP:    Andre Benjamin
ALBUM:   Now That's What I Call Music 16  
LABEL:    EMI 986308
        
ARTIST:   Cornershop
TITLE:      Brimful of Asha
COMP:    Tjinder Singh
ALBUM:   The Very Best of School Disco.com  
LABEL:    V2 / 102 938

ANSWER:
All the singers are singing about outdated things.

ARTIST:    The Five Americans
TITLE:       Western Union
COMP:     Not Stated
ALBUM;    Western Union
LABEL:    iTunes
                                
ARTIST:   The Turtles
TITLE:      Happy Together
COMP:    Gary Bonner, Alan Gordon
ALBUM:   The Turtles 20 Greatest Hits
LABEL:    Rhino 275160

ARTIST:    R.B. Greaves
TITLE:       Take A Letter Maria
COMP:      R.B. Greaves
ALBUM:     Hard To Find 45's On CD  
LABEL:     Eric 311509
            
ARTIST:    Paul Simon
TITLE:       Kodachrome
COMP:     Paul Simon
ALBUM:    Born At The Right Time: The Best of Paul Simon  
LABEL:     Warner 126704
                
ARTIST:    Sony & Cher
TITLE:       The Beat Goes On
COMP:     Sonny Bono
ALBUM:    The Sonny & Cher Collection
LABEL:     WEA 830152

2:10 The Crewe Case -  Peter Williams QC: Police have finally released the findings of a nearly four year long review of the Crewe murder case.
The police had admitted making mistakes in their investigation into one of the country's most high profile cases, and 44-years-on, say they still can't identify who killed Jeannette and Harvey Crewe.
Arthur Allan Thomas was twice convicted of murdering the Crewes, but was pardoned and paid nearly a million dollars in compensation, while a Royal Commission later found two police officers planted evidence in the case.
Simon tallks with Peter Williams QC, who was Mr Thomas' lawyer at the Royal Commission of Inquiry that exonerated him of the murders.

2:20  The Fat Debate -  Professor Rod Jackson: Yesterday we brought you an interview with New York journalist and author, Nina Teicholz, whose written a book saying that fat is not the enemy, and that our long-held beliefs about fat don't add up. Our interview about her book, called 'The Big Fat Surprise - Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet', sparked quite a bit of debate from our listeners.
Simon talks with Professor Rod Jackson is a professor of cardiovascular disease and epidemiology at the University of Auckland, and he's worked in the field for more than 30 years.

2:30 NZ Reading - We join Heather and her daughter in Istanbul in part three of our reading -  'Naked in Budapest' by Heather Hapeta.
MUSIC DETAILS      
Human Stories 2 ATMOS266 ©  Atmosphere Music Ltd  Tk. 10 Simple Chain of Events  by Mark Sayer-Wade. The Voice  KPM428 ©  KPM Tk. 4 The Saffron Trail by  Kevin Malpass .

2:45 Feature Album - Hypnotic Eye - Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (2014)

3:10 Online with Hamish McEwan - the links:

'Holy Grail of batteries' discovered: Scientists invent pure lithium cells that may mean phones last FOUR times longer
A new app called Fixed calculates your chances of getting out of a parking ticket that you feel you got unjustly
http://www.getfixed.me/
Hilton Hotel Guests Will Be Able to Use Smartphones as Keys or to Choose Rooms at Properties World-Wide
Harvard professor reckons Apple deliberately makes phones slow down  before release of new phone
Amazon offers 3D printing to customize earrings, bobble head toys
Android Fake ID bug exposes smartphones and tablets (was Fake android causes problems)

3:30 Accessible Housing - Lisa Thompson: How a Northland housing trust is helping change the lives of eight Auckland tenants and their families. Here's the link to see pictures of Jan and her new home
New Zealand Society

3:45 The Panel Pre-Show - Julie Moffett with what the world's talking about today: How would you like to earn less than a dollar an hour? Tons of jobs available building stadiums in Qatar. Why a Canadian premier's in the gun over her desire to be alone. The benefits of exercising for six seconds at a time. Now we're talking. What they discovered at Harvard about when i-phones start running slow. The robot trying to hitchhike across America, and what one fizzy drink a day does to a teenager's brain.