Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm for Monday 13 October 2014
1:10 Best song ever written. Bev Fisher of Christchurch has nominated 'El Paso' sung by Marty Robbins.
David Lange led the Labour government, introducing a goods and services tax of 10%. The government also floated the New Zealand dollar, but that was after they intervened and devalued the currency by 20%. Also in 1985, the Waitangi tribunal was set up to hear grievances arising from the 1840 treaty. In was a good year for the Netherworld dancing toys, who won best album and best song at the NZ Music Awards.
Archival audio supplied by Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision.
2:10 Refugee Roosters. The SPCA's Bob Kerridge discusses the current surfeit of male chooks needing new homes in the country.
2:20 Politics. Our Political Editor Brent Edwards with breaking news about the Labour party's leadership contest.
2:25 Hong Kong Report. Student-led protests have recently brought much of Hong Kong to a standstill. Rebecca Kesby of the BBC World Service history programme 'Witness' reports.
2:30 NZ Reading. Episode 11 of 'Landings' by Jenny Pattrick, read by Martyn Sanderson, Stuart Devenie and Perry Piercy.
2:45 Feature album. Tough Love - the new album by English singer/songwriter, Jessie Ware.
3:10 Dr Ezekiel Emanuel. A leading American Doctor and health policy adviser says when he turns 75 he will decline all medical treatment.
3:30 'Culturally Motivated Crime' - Lynda Chanwai-Earle
3:45 The Panel Pre-Show with Jim Mora, Julie Moffett, Mark Inglis and Gordon McLauchlan.