Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm for Monday 19 April 2010
1:10 Best Song Ever Written
If I Only Had Time by John Rowles chosen by Carol Dennis
1:15 8 Months To Mars - what would well-known people do on an trip to Mars?
Actor Martin Henderson joins us on the way to Mars.
2:10 Feature stories
Celebrity often comes at a price. Sirocco, the world famous kakapo who got very friendly with the host on the BBC's Last Chance to See series, is now causing some consternation among conservation staff. His celebrity prompted Prime Minster John Keys to appoint Sirocco the world's first first "spokesbird for conservation". But there is concern his offical duties, highlighting New Zealand's wildlife experiences and conservation work, might put him and other kakapo at risk.
The Americans are sucking the life blood out of the Vampire genre according to delegates who attended a British conference at the weekend. Open Graves Open Minds: Vampires and the Undead in Modern Culture seminar was put together by The University of Hertfordshire. It contends that Bram Stoker's Dracula has become too Americanised by the likes of the Twilight series and Anna Paquin's TV show True Blood. We talk to Ken Slader is a professor of English at the University of Melbourne
Today we present part six of Sorry, I'm a Stranger Here Myself written and told by Peter Bland, an evocation of his life in England in the 1930s and '40s and in New Zealand through the '50s and '60s.
2:45 He Rourou
Ana Tapiata talks to Rapata Newsom about the impact of the Whanau Ora Report on government agencies.
2:50 Feature Album
Avalon - Roxy Music (1982)
The last Roxy Music album - but one of their best. Just when everyone thought they were dead and gone with Flesh + Blood - they put this class album together.
3:12 Author Slot
The Good Life: Guide to a Greener and More Fulfilling Life in New Zealand by Francesca Price.
3:33 This Way Up
Remember the Polaroid camera? Instant photography that developed in the palm of your hand became so popular that half of all US homes are meant to have had one. But then along came digital photography and cellphone cameras and in 2007 Polaroid stopped making the cameras and then the film that went inside them. That's where the Impossible Project starts. Two Polariod enthusiasts bought the factory and start making the film again!
3:47 Science story
Everyone loves tui, those divas of the bird world … and that's certainly true in the Chatham Islands.
Join the 'Tui Team' in an historic mission to return tui to the main Chatham Island … at about a quarter to four.
4:06 The Panel
Sir Bruce Slain and David Slack.