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22 May - 11:14 pm NZ
with Jim Mora
Monday to Friday, 1pm - 5pm
1:10 Best Song Ever Written
1:15 8 Months To Mars - what would well-known people do on a trip to Mars?
2:10 Feature Stories
2:45 Feature Album
3:12 Author slot
3:35 Our Changing World
4:06 The Panel
Not all audio is available due to copyright restrictions.
John Tucker from Kaukapakapa has chosen 'London Still' performed by The Waifs. (12′06″)
One of New Zealand's most accomplished Shakespearian actors. He also one to the busiest, though Shakespeare is not all he does, as we all know. His versatile talents have made him a regular on our TV screens and in movies over three decades. (30′38″)
Last year Paul and Debi Mander quit their jobs as a police officer and a teacher respectively and bought a house bus. Much to their families' surprise, they then took their new nomadic lifestyle a step further and joined a gypsy fair. (17′33″)
Techonogy historian George Dyson grew up around the Institute for Advanced Study. His father is renowned physicist Freeman Dyson. His connections gave him access to special archives and personal letters. The result is 'Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe', a book that tells the stories of the cast of characters who set the stage for the digital age. (26′40″)
Great white sharks are the rock stars of the shark world, but we know surprisingly little about them. (11′14″)
Your feedback, and a preview of the guests and topics on The Panel. (10′49″)
Topics - An Ozzie jobs festival in Auckland attracted thousands of emigration hopefuls at the weekend. It's been revealed that the Ministry of Education didn't properly investigate how nearly a million dollars of funding resulted in just three substandard classrooms being built at a Northland school. The Prime Minister has got behind the idea of a "world-class" covered stadium in Christchurch. (22′15″)
Topics - The Chief Coroner says lives are being lost because Government and other agencies are ignoring coroners' recommendations. Opposition parties say a loyalty scheme for shares in state-owned assets being considered by the Government is an admission it is concerned they will end up in foreign hands. (27′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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