Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm for Friday 27 August 2010
1:10 Best Song Ever Written
Play Onions by Humphrey Lyttlelton and his band as chosen by John Woodruffe in Devonport.
1:15 NZ Music - Live
Paul Ubana Jones
2.10 Feature stories
Andrew McKinstry Lloyd was a 16-year-old cadet on the steamship Turakina when German guns sank her off the Taranaki coast On 20 August 1940. The Turakina came across the German raider, the Orion in the Tasman, and with just one single 4.7-inch gun, instead of running, she turned to fight. 35 men lost their lives. Jeremy LLoyd has never forgotten. His older brother Andy lost his life that day
Tim Beveridge has the lead role in the Oamaru Operatic Society's production of Les Miserables. He will take to the stage at the Opera House next month.
2:30 NZ Reading
The Shag Incident by Stephanie Johnson. Perry Piercy reads episode five.
Melody is writing a biography of Howard Shag, the popular writer and ex All Black who has been a recluse since he was severely beaten in 1985.
2:55 He Rourou
Maori need to assert the mana of the Maori language, as a way to secure the Maoriness of Maori culture in the future.
In He Rourou today Ana Tapiata talks with Dr Rangi Mataamua about the challenges of Maori living as Maori today.
2:50 Feature Album
Bruce Springsteen's Tunnel of Love.
3:08 One Stop Shop
Fresh Fast Food - Jacob Brown
Jacob Brown's Roast Snapper Fillet with Cloudy Bay Clams, Baby Peas, Fennel and Crayfish Butter
Wine - Karl du Fresne
Under $10: Ngatarawa Stables Syrah 2010
Over $10: Pewsey Vale Riesling 2009
Special occasion: Julicher 99 Rows Pinot Noir 2009
Movies - Noelle McCarthy: Predicament
3:33 Feature Story
Once more we're back in the Republic of Whangamomona, deep in the heart of Taranaki. Justin Gregory went there recently to meet the locals and learn some history.
3:47 Pre Panel
4:06 The Panel
Jeremy Elwood and Richard Langston.
Should the police be chasing cars? We'll speak with a well-known campaigner from America, Candy Priano. She's been very public on this since her own daughter Kristie was the innocent victim of a police car chase.