Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm for Thursday 6 June 2013

1:10 Best Song Ever Written - Hamish McCallum of Clinton nominated Pomp and Circumstance - March No. 1 in D
by London Philharmonic Orchestra (conductor - Sir George Solti) 

1:20 Your Place Kopu today on the Coromandel Peninsula. Our tour guides: Vaughn Austin, co-owner of Kopu Engineering which has been in the area for 40 years .. Tanya Bradford - owner of the Roadhouse Cafe ..  and Hughie Fisher whose Dad used to open and close the old one-lane Kopu swing bridge.

2:10 Cadrona Valley Skiing- Sam Lee
For more than 30 years, the Lee family has been involved in the Ski industry in the Cadrona Valley. took over.  John Lee developed the Cadrona Ski Area, which opened in 1980 ... his wife Mary Lee established the first Cross Country  Ski Area in NZ in the 1990's.. and their son Sam developed Snow Park NZ - the world's first dedicated freestyle resort in 2002. But now the Lee Family as sold Snow Park to their neighbours. For the first time in 33 years, the Lee family will be ski field customers instead of owners.  

2:20 Grave Repairs - John Pickering
Etched in the stone in row upon row of the gravestones in the cemetery at St Mary's Cathedral in New Plymouth, are the names of some of the city's founding fathers. Each stone has a story to tell: Children who died in epidemics in 1860, The man who fell into a vat of beer, and new immigrants seeking their fortune in iron sands. But many of the gravestones  are broken and in need of repair. John Pickering is a genealogist who is trying to raise money to save them.  Some of the graves are so old, there is no family to help pay for repairs.

Link to the Friends of the Cathedral grave renovation fund.

2:30 Reading - a short story from David Hill, called 'Yours Faithfully '  read by  Stacey Leilua
Tracey is loyal and faithful, firstly to her boyfriend and secondly to her husband.
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MUSIC DETAILS      
Laidback Acoustic CHAP 306 ? 2004 Marlowlynn Ltd. Tk 15 Slow River by Tom Kane, Colin Baldry.

2:45 Feature Album - (What's the Story) Morning Glory? - Oasis (1995)

3:10 Peter Arnett Doco - Justin Gregory talks to Director John Hagen and producer Bruce Nixon about making a documentary about war correspondent Peter Arnett. The project link

3:20 The Oklahoma Bomber - Alex Last from BBC Witness  (ex Costar 8'23)

In June 2001, Timothy McVeigh was executed for the bombing of a federal government building.in Oklahoma City in 1995 which killed 168 people. It remains the deadliest domestic-based terrorist attack in American history. Alex Last from BBC 'Witness' speaks to reporter Dan Herbeck who met McVeigh.

3:30 Our Changing World - New Zealand's a land of birds - and there's now a website that's the ultimate one-stop shop for everything you ever wanted to know about them. Alison Ballance finds out more. The birds link

4:06 Michele A'Court is on The Panel today with Michael Deaker. Local communities that don't want fluoride in the water supply, a little bit more on Novopay, and technological incompetence in general. Our open databases and the death of privacy. The ethics of booze bracelets, and the morality of letting your food go to waste.