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24 May - 11:12 am NZ
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 - David Slack and Ali Jones.
We're surrounded by leaky databases. We've had the ACC scandals and now it's the turn of the Immigration Department. "Hey, look at this guy applying for citizenship, he's well-heeled.";
The perils of parking in Wellington;
The dangers of sitting down, on a par with smoking they're claiming;
Keisha Castle-Hughes laments that she was born in a hick country;
and we'll chat about looking for minerals in our wilderness. Research NZ poll results on what we think about that, with interesting results.
Not all audio is available due to copyright restrictions.
Craig Hayes from Wellington has chosen "Wasted Years" by Iron Maiden. (7′35″)
Can you spot the connection in our music quiz? (5′40″)
New Zealand's first fat studies conference, entitled 'New Zealand Fat Studies: Reflective Intersection' begins in Wellington tomorrow. It's organised by Dr Cat Pause. Topics include fat pride and teaching children about fitness and fatness. (22′19″)
NetHui 2012: internet privacy, ultrafast broadband and how telemedicine can improve health services are among topics being discussed by several hundred people at a three-day conference in Auckland. (20′08″)
Two Auckland women are set to make Olympic history next month when they step into the boxing ring to represent New Zealand. Lightweight Alexis Pritchard and flyweight Siona Fernandes will be the only Kiwi boxers heading to London, where women's boxing will make its Olympic debut. (12′40″)
Your feedback, and a preview of the guests and topics on The Panel. (14′03″)
Topics - Immigration New Zealand staff are reported to have been using a confidential client database "like a dating site", and of looking at information on wealthy applicants. Wellington builder Brett Mainey is savouring his High Court victory over Wellington City Council. (25′02″)
Topics - Did you know sitting is as bad for you as smoking? How do you suppose New Zealanders feel about exploration and mining of world heritage sites? (25′24″)
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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