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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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Paul Lawless from Auckland has chosen 'My Sweet Lord' by George Harrison. (10′16″)
Novelist, short story writer, anthologist and librettist, described by the Sunday Star Times as the Senior Statesman of New Zealand fiction. (25′56″)
A Marlborough couple are putting plans in place to make the region as famous for its food, as it is for its wine. Bill and Sandee Floyd say many people are growing and making delicious food in Marlborough. (11′50″)
There are many untold stories of men and women who helped save souls from the German death camps. Retired Auckland University Physics professor, Alan Poletti came across one of those untold stories in the small Italian Town of Aprica, on the edge of the Swiss border. It was the story of how two priests helped 200 foreign jews escape across the mountains, along a treacherous path to safety in Switzerland. (25′15″)
Nancy Bertler likes it cold. She spends her summers in Antarctica and her winters working in a laboratory at minus 20 degrees, surrounded by ice. As a glaciologist, Nancy's interested in the information she can glean from ice cores which hold clues about how quickly Antarctica's ice sheets have retreated in the past. (10′48″)
Your feedback, and a preview of the guests and topics on The Panel. (12′50″)
Topics - Statistics New Zealand is poised to release the consumer price for the June quarter. Facebook has announced that it will soon let users see who has been browsing through their pages. (24′31″)
Topics - Psychologists have found female IQ scores have risen above men's for the first time in 100 years. A 36-strong delegation from the Auckland Council is attending the Local Government NZ conference in Queenstown, at a cost to ratepayers of more than $93,000. (25′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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