Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm for Thursday 5 June 2014


1:10   Best Song Ever Written
Laurence Belcher of Central Otago nominated 'Waiting on a Friend' by The Rolling Stones.

1:20   Our New Zealand A to Z - Skifields
Stratford Mountain Club - Manganui - Ski Taranaki
Rob Needs

Rainbow Sports Club, Rainbow Ski Area - Nelson Lakes
Jo Rainey

Ohau Snow Fields and Lake Ohau Lodge
Mike Neilson
                     
2:10  Van Man - Campbell Neil
Christchurch man Campbell Neil has opted to live in his van, as he says high rents and second-rate conditions of housing in the city has left him little choice.
The 37-year-old gave up trying to get into the competitve housing market eighteen months ago, even though he's got a full time job, and says he has received mixed reactions about his decision.

2:20 Treasure Hunt - 'Harry'
An anonymous Whangarei couple are creating a buzz around town, by leading followers on a treasure hunt for hidden cash.
On Sunday night the pair started a Facebook page called "Find our cash Whangarei", to send out clues. And the page has already had more than 14 hundred 'likes'.
One of the donors, known as 'Harry', says he started the treasure hunt for the love of Whangarei.

2:30  NZ Reading - Part three of 'The Broken Book'.
Fiona Farrell  walks her granddaughter down the steepest street in the world,  and as she does so, she thinks about being in the autumn of her life,  and being accompanied by Spring.
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MUSIC DETAILS      
Documentary Odduty CHAP380 © Chappell Recorded Music Library Ltd Tk. 15 Inching Higher by Daniel Pemberton. Tk. 18 Desolate Reflection by Bob Holroyd.

2:45  Feature Album -  The Lexicon of Love - debut album by British new wave band ABC (1982)
        
3:10  Slow Coffee - Simon Morton
Aklesha Morrison is a cold drip coffee fan who takes 10 hours to make a single brew!

3:20  Gecko Hunt - Alison Ballance
Shakespear Regional Park, on Whangaparaoa Peninsula, is the latest addition to Auckland's growing collection of open sanctuaries. Since a predator-proof fence was erected and introduced predators eradicated from the park, biologists have been searching for previously overlooked animals, such as lizards, and Alison Ballance joins a team on a nocturnal Pacific gecko hunt.
INTERACTIVE DETAILS:
http://www.radionz.co.nz/ourchangingworld

3:30   Britain's first women's refuge - Louise Hidalgo from BBC Witness
In 1971 the first refuge for women escaping domestic violence opened in Britain.

3:45  Panel Pre-Show - Bridget Mills today with what the world's talking about:  The interesting claim that the rescued U.S. army sergeant traded for five Taliban has forgotten how to speak English. And of course they have many questions to ask him, in English. Who's going to win the World Cup and how do we know now that Paul the octopus is dead. The bicycle that can't fall over, dialling the emergency number in a dispute over chocolate sprinkles on an icecream, and celebrity news... sort of. What Gwyneth Paltrow thinks about the remarkable properties of water, another stoush over the wearing on a native American headdress, this time with Pharell Williams in the gun, and the big campaign to try and stop the Rolling Stones from playing in Israel.