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with Jim Mora
Monday to Friday, 1pm - 5pm
1:10 Best Song Ever Written - Dennis Reeve from Auckland nominated Joy by Lucinda Williams
1:20 Link 3 - music game
SUPERSTITION - STEVIE WONDER
IT’S THE END OF THE WORLD AS WE KNOW IT - REM
HAWAII FIVE-O - THE VENTURES
WE WILL ROCK YOU - QUEEN
SMELLS LIKE TEEN SPIRIT - NIRVANA
SURRENDER - CHEAP TRICK
WIPEOUT - SAFARIS
PAINT IT BLACK - ROLLING STONES
MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE - POLICE
The Answer: They all start with just a snare drum. Surprisingly few songs do.
2:10 Soap Box Derby - Dylan Smith
This week one of New Zealand's National speed champions said goodbye to his winning wheels and shipped it off to Akron Ohio. 13 year old Dylan Smith, a student at Orewa College, is the National Soap Box Trolley Champion and he is going to Ohio in July to take part in the World Championships.
2:20 The Hillary Diaries - The remarkable diary entries as written by Edmund Hillary on Mount Everest in May 1953.
2:30 Reading - "Jumping Ship" is an essay based on Glenn Colquhoun's time living in a small community in the Bay of Islands.
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Hannah & Dave Tatana: 'RIMU RIMU' Traditional Music Of The Maori: A Historical Collection [Viking VPS 489]
Dennis Marsh: 'E I PO' (Ngoi Pewhai (Rangi/Missy & Prince ui Teka) tk 5 on the CD Out of New Zealand [RJCD]
2:45 Feature Album - Rattus Norvegicus - The Stranglers (1977)
3:10 Virtual World - Dr Jules Older
3:30 Dominion Road - David Steemson
First it was just a road, then a song, now its art. Composer Don McGlashan's song "Dominion Road has become a piece of 'guerrilla art", halfway down Dominion Road.
Left: Don McGlashan. Right: a brass plaque has been secretly installed in the pavement outside 788 Dominion Road.
4:06 David Farrar and Richard Langston are on The Panel today - We'll discuss the findings of The Independent Police Conduct Authority's report into the Urewera raids, the grand plans of Solid Energy for rescuing the NZ economy, and kids who leave school early because it's just not for them, and while many of them are of course disadvantaged not all of them are. For some it's the complete opposite as we've found with the guy who started up Tumblr. But you have to have a plan, and determination. And a discussion on the cost of everything now.
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Dennis Reeve from Auckland has chosen 'Joy' by Lucinda Williams. (8′10″)
Can you spot the connection in our music quiz? (5′40″)
Thirteen-year-old Dylan Smith, a student at Orewa College, is the National Soap Box Trolley Champion and he is going to Ohio in July to take part in the World Championships. One-hundred-and-twenty teams from across the US and across the globe will be rolling in the tracks of great soap box trolley racers in an event that dates back to 1933. (8′00″)
Sixty years ago today, Ed Hillary was making his way up Mt Everest as part of a British expedition to conquer the world's tallest peak. Every day he kept a diary in a small notebook which is currently on display in the Auckland Museum. Mick Rose is reading the words of Edmund Hillary as he wrote them on Mt Everest. (9′55″)
Another Digital Age Consequence: How do you make a Z?; Adobe Cloud Backlash; Skulking on Wikipedia; Eat It Forward. (21′02″)
First it was just a road; twenty years ago it became a song, now its art. Composer Don McGlashan's song 'Dominion Road' has become the subject of a piece of guerrilla art, halfway down Dominion Road. Nobody's letting on 'who done it', but the handsome brass plaque was secretly installed in the pavement outside 788 Dominion Road proclaiming "You are standing halfway down Dominion Road". The organisation in charge of Auckland's footpaths, Auckland Transport, has agreed it can stay. David Steemson went on a hunt. (9′06″)
Your feedback, and a preview of the guests and topics on The Panel. (14′36″)
Topics - Police officers acted unlawfully in establishing road blocks and detaining people during Operation 8 raids in the Urewera Ranges nearly six years ago, according to a report by the Independent Police Conduct Authority. Treasury papers show Solid Energy's ambitious plans for growth were developed on a far more optimistic outlook for oil and coal prices than its industry peers - but it had no analysis to back those views. (26′44″)
Topics - a London woman says she has been unemployed for two years because her good looks caused "massive problems" in the workplace. Might the founder of Tumblr, David Karp, have something to teach us about education? The government-owned insurance company Southern Response is defending a $1150 bill that one of its contractors charged for a property salvage report. The question has bubbled up ever since Francis laid his hands on the head of a young man in a wheelchair after celebrating Sunday Mass in St. Peter's Square. (22′54″)
Produced by Jimmy Stewart, Chris Reid and Susan Baldacci
Afternoons with Jim Mora is a programme based on the daring proposition that people are capable of thinking in the afternoon as well as in the morning. This show aims to banish post-prandial torpor with lots of audience interactivity.
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