Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm for Tuesday 16 December 2014

1:10 Best song ever written

Envy Of Angels, The Muttonbirds.  Nominated by Mark Shaumann of Tauranga.

1:20 The Critics

1 - TV review - Irene Gardiner

Castle and The Mentalist - Monday nights on TV ONE (Castle) and Tuesday nights on ONE (The Mentalist)

The Nation and Q and A - Saturday and Sunday morning current affairs interview shows on TV3 and TV ONE

2 - Books - Mary McCullum

Raupo to Deco, Wellington Styles and Architects 1840-1940

3 - Music - Colin Morris

FRAZEY FORD

TRACK 1 SEPTEMBER FIELDS

COMPOSER: FRAZEY FORD

DURATION:  3' 30"

FROM THE ALBUM: INDIAN OCEAN (SOUTHBOUND NZ METWORK 310342

 

BRYAN FERRY

TRACK 9: SEND IN THE CLOWNS

COMPOSER:  STEPHEN SONDHIEM

DURATION 5' 13"

FROM THE ALBUM: AVONMORE BMG/SONY NZ CVCD 022

4 - Web - Ben Gracewood

Sydney hostage Uber pricing

Shortcut app makes traffic worse

Pirate Bay shutdown

2:10  Twitter support for Muslim Australians - Anjum Rahman

The Twitter #IllRideWithYou has gone viral with a show of support for Muslim Australians after the Sydney siege.

It was sparked after Sydney woman, Rachael Jacobs, posted on Facebook saying she'd seen a woman she thought was Muslim removing her hijab, while sitting next to her on a train. She posted "I ran after her at the train station. I said 'put it back on. I'll walk with u'. She started to cry and hugged me for about a minute - then walked off alone'. Sydney TV content editor, Tessa Kum, saw the Facebook post and started the Twitter hashtag. Anjum Rahman is a member of the Islamic Women's Council of New Zealand... and last night tweeted thanking the Australian community for getting behind the message.

2:20  The Sydney Siege - Ray Hadley

2GB radio host Ray Hadley has been close to events unfolding in Sydney over the past 24 hours or so. The Australian radio host says he received several calls from a hostage while they were being held captive. He's just come off-air from hosting his programme, The Ray Hadley Morning Programme.

2:30 NZ Reading

Peter Hambleton reads the seventh part of  'How To Catch A Cricket Match'  by Harry Ricketts.

2:45 Feature album

Vienna - Ultravox (1980).

3:10 Surviving Ebola

Simon talks to the freelance cameraman, Ashoka Mukpo who got the deadly disease while working for the NBC television network in Liberia.  After weeks of filming OTHER people suffering from Ebola, he faced the fight of his life. He describes the grim scenes inside the wards from a patient's perspective, what it feels like to have one of the world's

3:30 Sydney Seige - Kate Newton

Kate Newton brings us the latest developments following an armed incident in Sydney's Martin Place.

3:35 Google Loon Project - Veronika Meduna

Google's Loon Project is an initiative to bring high-speed internet to remote areas via hot-air balloons that act as floating wifi hotspots. But the balloons are now also helping New Zealand climate scientists to study changes in the stratosphere.  Stories from Our Changing World.

3:45 The Panel Pre-Show with Zara Potts, Jim Mora, Lisa Scott and Tim Watkin.