Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm for Thursday 30 July 2015

1:10 Songs You Have To Hear

Baby Bye Bye by Kitty Daisy & Lewis, who are playing the Powerstation tonight.

1:17   Gorillas In Our Midst – Nathan Hawke 

Three gorillas have been unveiled in Christchurch's Orana Wildlife Park today - it's the first time a group of Gorillas has taken residence in New Zealand.  We speak to Nathan Hawke to find out what their new six million dollar enclosure is like, how they're settling in and when the public will get to see them.

Two of Orana Park's new gorillas.

Two of Orana Park's new gorillas. Photo: Nathan Hawke

1:27 Social Anxiety – Jennifer Trew

New research shows that helping an old lady across the street may help you cope better at a party. A study has found that small acts of kindness like giving to charity, or cooking dinner for a friend, can have a secondary benefit - helping to soothe your own social anxiety. We speak to Jennifer Trew from the Department of Psychology at Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, Canada.

1:34   The Tale Of The Mummified leg – Bryan Carberry

One man's fight to recover his mummified leg from a guy who accidentally bought it at a storage-unit auction is now the subject of a new documentary.  We talk to director Bryan Carberry. 

1:40 Feature Album

Gaucho by Steely Dan (1980) chosen by Ian Blackman of Rotorua.  

2:10 Roadmap - Geraldine 

We're in Geraldine where Sam Lees and an army of volunteers are 'edibilizing" the town centre, with a new spin on community gardens, and Gavin Oliver is sharing his passion for bees.  Plus, we'll tell you where you can go if you want to do some burlesque dancing in Geraldine! 

Incredible Edible Geraldine

3:10 The Expats - Rebecca Mayston

This week on The Expats we're speaking to Rebecca Mayston who runs desert tours in Oman.

3:25 Masterpieces - John Reynolds

John Reynolds joins us to discuss his favourite work of art – Big Yam Dreaming by Emily Kngwarreye.

3:35 Blueskin Energy project - Alison Ballance  

The small community of Blueskin Bay, just north of Dunedin, has some big ambitions. They're planning for the future in a whole lot of different ways, and as Alison Ballance finds out, their most audacious idea is the Blueskin Energy Project, which aims to build a small community-owned wind farm.

Stories from Our Changing World.

3:45 The Panel Pre-Show

What the world is talking about.  With Jesse Mulligan, Jim Mora and Zoe George.