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with Jim Mora
Monday to Friday, 1pm - 5pm
1:10 Best Song Ever Written
1:15 Link 3 - music game
2:10 Feature stories
2:45 Feature Album
3:12 Virtual World
3:33 Auckland story
4:06 The Panel
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Ken Joblin from ChristChurch has chosen 'A Sound Came from Heav'n' by Douglas Mews - performed by the Graduate Choir. (10′22″)
Can you spot the connection in our music quiz? (3′38″)
Fifty years ago, three men made one of the most daring prison escapes ever attempted from the notorious Alcatraz island prison in the San Francisco Bay. Jolene Babyak was the warden's daughter, living on the island with her family. She was just 15 years old. She's written a book about that night called 'Breaking the Rock: The Great Escape from Alcatraz'. (14′20″)
When it comes to solving problems, the kids in Kerikeri are better at coming up with solutions than most. In fact six kids from Kerikeri High School have won second place at the World Problem Solving Championships in the United States. (7′28″)
Wising up to Facebook; where can you get free movies?; how close are we to ditching credit cards altogether?; and BeWell, the next generation in mobile health apps. (20′07″)
After a two year period of redevelopment, Auckland Viaduct's Tepid Baths will be officially reopened with a public ceremony on 23 June 2012. The building's multi-million dollar facelift pays homage to its 98-year-old heritage, while bringing the facilities firmly up to date for the next generation of swimmers. (12′27″)
Your feedback, and a preview of the guests and topics on The Panel. (11′10″)
Topics - The controversy over ACC's dealings with an Auckland claimant, Bronwyn Pullar, has claimed another scalp with the news today that ACC chief executive Ralph Stewart has resigned. The Auditor General's office is investigating the Government's contentious deal with SkyCity to build a convention centre in Auckland. A mayoral taskforce is considering options to curb central Auckland's drunken, noisy and violent image. (24′32″)
Topics - Who'd want to be a CEO? Is the government trying to stop people using the family court? 16 weeks of intense culinary competition has paid off for Auckland marketing executive, Chelsea Winter, the winner of the MasterChef 2012 title. (25′39″)
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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