Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm for Tuesday 8 March 2011

1:10 Best Song Ever Written

Imagine by John lennon chosen by Curtis Walker of Lower Hutt

1:15 Critical Mass

Books with Nicky Pellegrino:
The Sound Of The Wild Snail Eating by Elizabeth Toba Bailey
The Lovers Dictonary by David Liverham

TV with Sarah McMullan

Music with Nick Atkinson

Nick plays an exclusive, brand-spanking new track from Andrew Keoghan ahead of his debut album release and national tour later this month.

Andrew Keoghan with support from Gareth Thomas tour dates:
19 March - Dunedin
20 March - Chch
21 March - Album released
22 March - Auckland
24 March - Wellington

Ele Ludemann talks about blogs.
Raymond Huber who blogs his thoughts. In the sidebar you'll find links to a cell phone poem and song and also his best books to encourage reading.
At Clare Beynons' blog All finite things reveal infinitude
I was intrigued by sand and salt waterr's edge.

2:10 Feature Stories

A new study by the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research shows one way snapper outsmart weekend anglers looking to catch a snapper dinner. NIWA scientists have discovered snapper living inside marine reserves are more likely to stick close to home to to avoid being caught. Scientists used tags to monitor fish inside and outside the Leigh marine Reserve north of Auckland.

Milk Price Wars in Australia.

2:30 Festival Report

Providing critical commentary on the Auckland Arts Festival with our panel of critics.

2:50 Feature Album

19 by Adele.

3:12 Tune Your Engine

Garth McVicar, founder of Sensible Sentencing Trust and author of Justice: Speaking Up for Crime's Silent Victims.

3:33 Asian Report

The biggest population of non-English speakers in Christchurch are the Chinese. It's thought that out of the 20 000 living there, over half cannot read English properly.

Jason Moon talks to Helena Wang, the founder, chief editor and owner of New Zealand Messenger, a Chinese Newspaper that she set up eight years ago to cater for the local Chinese.

4:06 The Panel

Rosemary McLeod and Graham Bell