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22 May - 12:40 am 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
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Marcus Shenker from Westport has chosen 'Rock The Nation' by Michael Franti and Spearhead. (6′05″)
Jaquie Brown first came into our living rooms as the presenter of the youth alternative current events show 'Space' and as a VJ on C4. Then she got all serious and took a responsible job as a reporter for TV3's Campbell Live. Next came the role she's best known for in the Jaquie Brown Diaries. (31′42″)
Wellington man Rod Fransham is the only New Zealand finalist in the New York Television Festival. Rod entered his sketch comedy show 'Happy Darling' in the festival's competition to produce a TV series. His show is up against 50 other finalists, all vying for one of 26 opportunities to get their work produced for television. (8′18″)
Auckland Theatre Company is calling for people to share their memories of Dominion Road, with a stage show about the famous thoroughfare planned for next year. Parts of the show will be performed on Dominion Road, with opportunities for both professional and amateur actors to be involved. (8′44″)
From the temperance movement to the vibrant and entrepreneurial trends of microbrewers today, beer is a big part of our culture and history. It makes up about 60% of the entire alcohol market. Michael Donaldson is the deputy editor of the Sunday Star Times and writes a weekly beer column, and he's written a book about the evolution of the amber brew in New Zealand. (24′42″)
Asthma is a sign that the body's immune system is over-reacting to something, and Franca Ronchese and Graham Le Gros from the Malaghan Institute are studying the asthma immune response in the hope they can develop a vaccine. (10′39″)
Your feedback, and a preview of the guests and topics on The Panel. (14′02″)
Topics - today we learnt the names of the three members of the New Zealand defence force most recently killed in action in Afghanistan. Questions are being asked about the effectiveness of the Youth Guarantee Scheme, with figures showing that in its first year of operation, over a third of students dropped out. (24′17″)
Topics - today marks 50 years since Ringo Starr first performed as part of the Fab Four at the Cavern Club. Should pyjamas be banned from being worn in public? Mana Party leader Hone Harawira has taken exception to the National MP Todd McClay's proposed gang patch ban. Three members of the Russian feminist punk band Pussy Riot are facing two years in a prison colony. (26′05″)
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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