Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm for Friday 1 July 2011

1:10 Best Song Ever Written

Leonard Cohen's Take This Waltz, selected by Sylvia Edge-Perkins of Wellington.

1:15 NZ Music - Live

After producing award winning music for others, Alan Galbraith has just released his own album.

Audio of NZ Music Live can be found on our music web page.

2:10 Harry Ricketts

The Cokers Hotel on Manchester Street in Christchurch is going to be demolished. Rudyard Kipling slept there, the 1912 Australasian tennis team who scored a clean sweep against the United States in the Davis Cup held a victory party there. It played an important part in one of Rudyard Kipling's best known works Mrs. Bathurst.  Harry Ricketts is an Associate Professor in the School of English, Film, Theatre and Media Studies at Victoria University. He's written a biography of Rudyard Kipling called The Unforgiving Minute.

2.20 NZ Society

David Steemson takes a look at the work of a modern zoo and its place in the 21st century.

2:30 Reading

Lloyd Geering reads from his book Wrestling with God: The Story of My Life (Part 10)

2:45 Feature album

Bat Out of Hell by Meat Loaf

3:08 One Stop Shop

Fresh Fast Food with Geoff Scott from Auckland restaurant Vinnies:

Vinnies Chocolate Marquise

Weekend Wine from Yvonne Lorkin:

Cheap and cheerful: Dashwood Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2010
Mid price magic: Mission Estate Hawke's Bay Riesling 2010
Treat yourself: Mt Difficulty Long Gully Central Otago Pinot Noir 2009

Sarah McMullan reviews this week's hot movie release - Transformers: Dark of the Moon in 3D

Bill Geradts on the Armageddon Expo

The big expo for sci-fi, comic and fantasy fans is going ahead in Christchurch this weekend, although in a truncated version. The Armageddon Expo was originally scheduled In April and was put on hold after the Christchurch head office and home of founder and organizer Bill Geradts suffered extensive damage in the February quake.

4:06 The Panel with Bernard Hickey and Cas Carter