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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
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Becky Bennett from Nelson has chosen 'Don't Pay Them No Mind' by Nina Simone. (6′42″)
Aucklander Chelsea Winter won the title of MasterChef New Zealand for 2012, but it was a close run thing. She beat fellow finalist Ana Schwarz by just five points to become TV's third MasterChef. (31′56″)
The New Zealand International Science Festival has come up with a new take on New Zealand Idol, Science Idol. The nationwide competition is being held as part of the festival, which kicks off in Dunedin on Saturday. Dunedin teenager, James Mustapic, is one of the three finalists. (5′01″)
It's the end of an era for Wellington train commuters, with the last trip by the city's historic English Electric trains. The 74-year-old trains are being replaced by the modern Matangi trains. (6′26″)
American music journalist Alan Light discusses the Gregg Allman memoir, 'My Cross to Bear'. (23′18″)
Two years ago Maui Stuart was diagnosed with sleep apnoea. The experience was life-changing for him. As a follow-up, we meet the people who've been helping him address the problem. (10′45″)
Your feedback, and a preview of the guests and topics on The Panel. (12′13″)
Topics - A survey of Cantabrians shows support for the demolition of Christ Church Cathedral. A visiting psychiatrist says New Zealand teens are being let down by sex education that doesn't tell them it's best to wait until you're an adult and have one sexual partner for life. (29′39″)
Topics - Children commit crime because they lack morals and not just because of the environment they live in, according to a new study. Today we learned that a terminally ill woman from South Africa has been told she can't stay in New Zealand to be with her daughters and grandchildren. (19′42″)
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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