Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm for Thursday 28 May 2015

1:10 Your Song

Seasons In The Sun by Terry Jacks.  Chosen by Beverly Wardle Jackson of Christchurch.

1:20 New Zealand A to Z: D is for Duck Season

Hunter Morrow - Wanaka
Geoff Irvine and Holly Irvine - Nelson
Tony Dodds - Auckland
Sally Wenley - Auckland

2:10 Youth work in Whangarei - Ryan Donaldson

At just 22 years old, Ryan Donaldson is working in his dream job.  Over the past few years he's helped set up the Whangarei Youth Centre, and is currently running a bullying awareness programme Tu Toa - stand tall - Whangarei.  His interest in community work began when he participated in a young fathers course - when he himself became a dad at 15.  He talks to us about his community work, and the big plans he has for the centre.

2:20 Police Dog national champ - Dave Robison

There are more than a hundred police dogs working around the country, but only one in Whakatane has been crowned this year's National Police Dog champion.  Isaac, the 6-year-old German Shepherd, and his handler Senior Constable Dave Robison took out the grand prize after three days of intense competition in Wellington.  Senior Constable Robison talks to us about what the win means to him.

2:30 NZ Reading - The Pole House

Kate, a former alternative life-styler living up behind Piha yearns for the reassurance of a wider connection to others in the outside world - and finds it, on a daytrip to Auckland.

2:45 Feature album

"Pancho and Lefty" - Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard. 

3:10 The Expats - Sarah Barry

Sarah Barry talks to us about her crazy decision to move her whole family to Japan.

3:20 BBC Witness - Bob Marley's Funeral

On 21 May 1981 the legendary reggae singer was buried in Jamaica. Hundreds of thousands of people had turned out to pay their respects. His friend and fellow musician Michael Ibo Cooper remembers.

3:35 The Art And Science Of Beer - Veronika Meduna

Plant & Food Research launched Hop Lab, a small research brewery, in Motueka last September to brew experimental beers in search of just the right mix of flavours and bittering agents to supply a burgeoning craft beer industry.  Stories from Our Changing World.

3:45 The Panel Pre-Show

What the world is talking about.  With Jim Mora, Zara Potts, Gary McCormick and Sue Wells.

 

MUSIC DETAILS:

Thursday MAY 28    

YOUR SONG:  

ARTIST:  Terry Jacks
TITLE:    Seasons In The Sun
COMP: Terry Jacks
ALBUM:  Singled Out: 54 Original Hit Singles
LABEL:  DISKY

A TO Z:

ARTIST:  Johnny Cash
TITLE:    Country Boy
COMP: Cash
ALBUM:  Unchained
LABEL:  AMERICAN

ARTIST:  Lynyrd Skynyrd
TITLE:    Simple Man
COMP: Rossington, VanZant
ALBUM:  Lynyrd Skynyrd: All Time Greatest Hits  
LABEL:  MCA

FEATURE ALBUM:

ARTIST:  Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson  
TITLE:    Pancho And Lefty
COMP: Van Zandt
ALBUM:  Pancho And Lefty
LABEL:  SONY

ARTIST:  Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson  
TITLE:    Reasons To Quit
COMP: Haggard
ALBUM:  Pancho And Lefty
LABEL:  SONY

ARTIST:  Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson  
TITLE:    No Reason To Quit
COMP:  Holloway
ALBUM:  Pancho And Lefty
LABEL:  SONY

THE PANEL:

ARTIST: Edwin Starr
TITLE:   War
COMP:  Strong, Whitfield
ALBUM: Edwin Starr: The Best Of
LABEL:  MOTOWN