Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm for Friday 1 February 2013
1:10 Best Song Ever Written - Peter Parkinson of Rangiora nominated 'Roses Grow' by Concrete Blond.
1:20 New Zealand Live today with Wellington band, Vorn, about to release their NEW album.
2:10 The Computer Collector - Clinton Rowe - If your first experience with computers involved dialing up on your Commodore Pet or IBM PC XT, you will recognize much of what's in Clinton Rowe's collection. He collects old 1980's computers and software. He reckons he's spent more than $100,000 on his collection.
But his house is bursting at the seams and now he's looking for someone to help fund a museum to exhibit the collection. So he's written to internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom to help finance a permanent home for the Ataris and Amiga 500 machines.
2:20 NZ Society -David Steemson returns with the third item in his short series about people whose actions have made a difference to the community in which they live. Today, he's talking to Greg Dean, the Chairman of Waiheke Island's Jassy Dean Trust.
2:30 Reading - Angela Meyer with the final of her story Sea Fever - From First Date to First Mate. Published by Random House, the book was adapted for radio by the author.
2:45 Feature album - Please Please Me - Beatles
3:08 One Stop Shop - We try and help set up your weekend for you in this hour on a Friday, with Belinda Jackson's wine choices, movie reviews from Sarah McMullan, including the new Steven Spielberg drama, Lincoln.
Jacob Brown's recipe - Peach Melba
Belinda Jackson's wine selections:
Drouhin Pinot Noir Laforet 2009 $22
Terra Sancta Pinot Noir 2011 $30
Folding Hill Pinot Noir 2010 $40
Sarah's Movie reviews
Lincoln **** (4 stars)
Silver Linings Playbook ****1/2 (4.5 stars)
Zero Dark Thirty **** ½ (4.5)
Anna Karenina **** (4 stars)
3:35 What's On - The Year of the Snake is about to begin and the Auckland Chinese Community Centre will be celebrating with a big Festival and and Market day this weekend at the ASB Showgrounds.
The community centre has been organizing this event for more than 2 decades in Auckland. There will be food, Chinese Pop Bands... A lion dance and of course traditional and exotic chinese food. Kai Luey is the event organizer.
4:06 The Panel - Finlay MacDonald's on The Panel today with Andrew Clay. If our road deaths are so high, and the repair industry's citing this as a reason for keeping 6-monthly warrant of fitness checks, is it the state of our vehicles or is it other factors? The super-brothel gets the final go ahead in Auckland. Bob Charles and deer velvet - is deer velvet effective anyway? Our mortgage debt and what do do about that. And David Beckham's generous gesture to the children, and whether he could be setting a very good example to rich people.