Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm for Wednesday 12 March 2008

Afternoons for Wednesday 12 March 2008

1:06 Jim's Essay

1:10 Best Song Ever Written: Whiter Shade of Pale - Procol Harum

According to Clark Nicholson

1:15 Link 3

Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band - Beatles
Do Ya Think I'm Sexy? - Rod Stewart
Margaritaville - Jimmy Buffett
Mean Mr Mustard - Beatles
The Ketchup Song - Las Ketchup

2:00 News

2:10 Kiwi Web Coup

A Wellington software company has scoured a major coup by being selected to run the Democratic National Convention website in the lead-up to the US elections. Silver Stripe, based in Courtney Place says the job is the biggest commercial break it has experienced in its short history. Millions of people will turn to the site from now until August to watch the battle between Democratic contenders Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton.
Silver Stripe co-founder Sigurd Magnusson.

2:20 Vitual Danger

As Trade Me celebrates nine years of business and 1.9 million members, a warning comes that internet shopping is more dangerous than ever. Shopping online has grown in popularity in New Zealand to the point where for every $3 spent in a conventional store, $1 is spent online. But a report by Consumer New Zealand has highlighted the snags of internet shopping and the perils that await unwary consumers when they and their credit cards venture online.
Belinda Allan is Consumer New Zealand's research manager.

2:30 Festival Review: Paul Bushnell

Traces, Green Fire Islands, New Zealand Post Writers & Readers Week

3:00 News

3:12 Virtual World - Helen and Chelfyn Baxter

Today the Myth of the Web Predator - and Mum's and Dad's hit the social networking sites.

3:33 Auckland Story

David Steemson talks to Helen Crosby and Jan Halliday from TOSSI, the Tawharanui Open Sanctuary Society * and to artist and sculptor Barry Lett. The Art in the Woolshed Exhibition at Tawharaunui finishes on Sunday .

3:47 Environment Story

In our environment story Amelia Nurse goes down the Hurunui river in something called a cata-raft.

4:00 News

4:06 The Panel - Garry Moore & Gordon McLaughlin.

4:30 News Headlines/Traffic/Weather