Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm for Thursday 27 March 2008

Afternoon for Thursday 27 March 2008

1:06 Jim's Essay

1:10 Best Song Ever Written: I Bet You Look Good On The Dance Floor by Arctic Monkeys

According to James Redwood

1:15 Your Place: Middlemarch (Otago)

Kate Wilson - Kissing Gate Cafe
Barry Williams - Community Board Chair / Local Mechanic
Dawn Ramsey - Local Museum

2:00 News

2:10 Proud new parents? Don't forget the will!

By not updating his will on the birth of his daughter Matilda, recently deceased actor Heath Ledger has unwittingly opened a can of worms for his family to resolve. But how uncommon is this scenario? To help shed some light on what we should be do to avoid situations like that faced by Heath's family we are joined by Henry Stokes, Managing Solicitor for the Public Trust.

2:15 Coastguard Hero

There are many unsung heros - and those involved in search and rescue coastguard organisations are certainly among them. In New Zealand, most do it for no financial gain at all. British-based Andrew Flanagan is a longtime member of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution in the UK, and he's been there and done that with rescue involvement on the rugged coasts of Great Britain and Ireland. Andrew became heavily involved in fundraising for his lifeboat station, Whitstable in the South East of England, and is now trying to help New Zealand's Coastguard in the financial area. He now plans to live in New Zealand permanently.

Footage of a Lifeboat capsize off the coast of Whitstable, England.

2:30 NZ Reading : Cracked by David Lyndon Brown

A dysfunctional couple babysit an autistic child with unforseen results.

2:45 He Rourou

In He Rourou this morning, Ana Tapiata talks to Kimo Winiata, one of the many Maori performers at the recent International Arts Festival.

2:50 Feature Album - Joelene - Dolly Parton (1974)

3:00 News

3:12 The Arts Report

Lynn Freeman takes us for a tour around Johannesburg's extraordinary Apartheid Museum with its deputy director Wade Davy.

Footage of a lifeboat capsize from whitstable in England

3:33 Christchurch Story

The Archer Village resthome runs a programme designed to help its residents get out and enjoy activities many of them can't achieve on their own, These include jetboating, helicopter rides and overnight "camps" to places like the West Coast. Today's programme follows their annual jetboating trip up the Waimakariri River.

3:47 Environment Story

Amelia Nurse finds out how the Tangaroa - and the scientists on board - fared on their 51 day voyage to the Ross Sea:

4:00 News

4:06 The Panel - Joel Tobeck and Emily Perkins.

4:30 News Headlines/Traffic/Weather