Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm for Thursday 26 March 2015

1:10 Your Song

And She Was by Talking Heads.  Chosen by Abbey Howells, Wellington

1:20 New Zealand A to Z - Shipwrecks

With historians John McCrystal and Gavin McLean, and former skipper and harbourmaster Max Dowell 

painting of James Clark Ross by John R Wildman2:10 Antarctic Anniversary - Phillipa Ross 

February 2016 will mark the 175th anniversary of the discovery of the Ross Sea and Ross Ice Shelf. Preparations to mark the discovery are already underway.  Philippa Ross, the great-great-great-granddaughter of explorer Sir James Clarke Ross, is planning to follow the path set 175 years ago 

Picture: James Clarke Ross by John R Wildman

2:30 NZ Reading - Double Happiness

Joe Bennett talks about personifying commerce, using human emotions to connect us to material goods like Mrs Mac's pies or companies like Telecom, and the use of the personal pronoun 'you' to make us feel special

2:45 Feature album

Ringo by Ringo Starr (1991)

3:10 The Expats - Jeremy Gleeson

Jeremy set up MedSailors, a travel group for young people sailing the medditerranean  

3:35 Tough Gels - Ruth Beran

A tough gel that is 85% water but can be stretched over 40 times or hit repeatedly with a hammer without disintegrating has been developed at the University of Otago. Ruth Beran meets Lyall Hanton, Shailesh Goswami and John McAdam who show her how the gel is made and explain what it could be used for

Stories from Our Changing World.

3:45 The Panel Pre-Show

With Zara Potts, Jim Mora, Jonathan Krebs and Liz Bowen Clewley

 

MUSIC DETAILS

AFTERNOONS/PANEL WITH SIMON MERCEP AND JIM MORA

Tuesday 24 March

YOUR SONG:

ARTIST: Talking Heads   
TITLE:  And She Was  
COMP:  Byrne
ALBUM:  Talking Heads - The Best Of
LABEL: SIRE 276488

FEATURE ALBUM:

ARTIST:  Ringo Starr
TITLE:   It Don't Come Easy
COMP:  Starkey
ALBUM: Ringo
LABEL: RCA 311148

ARTIST:  Ringo Starr
TITLE:   Early
COMP:  Starkey
ALBUM: Ringo
LABEL: RCA 311148

ARTIST:  Ringo Starr
TITLE:   Photograph
COMP:  Starkey/Harrison
ALBUM: Ringo
LABEL: RCA 311148

PANEL HALF TIME:

ARTIST: John Denver    
TITLE:   Thank God I'm A Country Boy
COMP:  Sommers
ALBUM: Back Home Again
LABEL: RCA 111004