Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm
Wednesday 23 December 2009, with Jim Mora
1:10 PM. Mary Ralph of Mangonui chooses 'Blackbird' by Crosby, Stills and Nash.
1:20 PM. What's the link between today's songs?
2:10 PM. Recreational Boat Safety experts are at a loss to explain a surge in the number of New Zealanders killed in boating-related incidents this year.
2:20 PM. Flying Nun Records, the label that launched the Dunedin Sound to the world, has been re-aquired by its founder, Roger Shepherd.
2:45 PM. Nestled in an outer suburb of Lower Hutt is a small Maori presbyterian parish called Te Kakano o te Aroha, or the 'Seed of Love'. Ana Tapiata talks with the parish Minister, Hariata Haumate, who'll be using the Christmas period to plan for 2010.
2:50 PM. Today's album is 'Across the Universe' movie soundtrack.
3:10 PM. With techno-commentator Paul Reynolds.
3:30 PM. Sapna Samant takes a mini-tour of the land along the Orakei Marae with Ngarimu Blair and Te Hira Hawke of Ngati Whatua. They look at Ko Te Pukaki, a project through which the tangata whenu are planting native trees. They also have vegetable gardens that feed the locals, as well as supplying the kitchens of the Auckland City Mission.
3:47 PM. If you live around Auckland, and plan on spending time at the beach this summer, there's something in the water you need to know about.
4:10 PM. With David Farrar and Gary McCormack.