Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm for Wednesday 5 August 2015

1:10 Song You Have To Hear

Mountain - The Phoenix Foundation.  

1:20 Big Game Hunter - Adrian Moody

The American huntress who spoke out about her 'kill' photos, has said she intends to come to New Zealand next year.  The Idaho accountant, Sabrina Corgatelli, has been making headlines throughout the world after she posted images of her posing over a giraffe, she had shot on a hunting trip in South Africa.  It's causing a lot of backlash on social media, and comes after the controversial death of Zimbabwe's much-loved lion, Cecil, was killed by an American dentist.

1:25 Miss Piggy and Kermit - Steven Gaydos

Miss Piggy announced today on Twitter that she and the frog had, quote, terminated their romantic relationship.  Variety magazine TV expert Geoff Berkshire has been examining the fallout.

1:34 Cat Cafe - Mike Jones

New Zealand's first ever cat cafe has got the go ahead.  Co-owners, Mike Jones and Vicky Chapman have been working since last December to get the Auckland business up and running.  

1:40 Feature Album 

Maryrose Crook with The Renderers - Ghosts of our Vegas lives. Chosen by Darryl Baser in Dunedin.

2:10 Bird History - Rebecca Rice

It's been more than 140 years since two men put together what remains New Zealand's most famous book about native birds.   A History of the Birds of New Zealand combined the passion and knowledge of ornithologist Walter Buller with the talents of artist J G Keulemans.  An exhibition showcasing the illustrations from this famous book is on this week in Upper Hutt.  

Talking Food 

2.15 Kelly Gibney

Kelly Gibney is a chef, blogger and food writer whose website BonnieDelicious.com features her excellent and healthful recipes, along with beautiful photography to go with them.  

2.23 Ryan Clarke 

Ryan Clarke is an Auckland restaurateur who is bringing classic American barbecue smoking to the masses. His restaurant Miss Moonshine's had queues of meat enthusiasts from day one and he's here to talk brisket.

2.33 Peaches - Presidents Of The USA

2.38 Eating out series - Amelia Nurse

Amelia is back  to continue the story of our restaurant history.  Today concentrating in the middle of the century.

2.50 Listener feedback and Ben Hurley interview

3:10 Tech and innovation

Paul Brislen on Twitter, Internet ownership and traffic lights.

Richard Gill on his new Civil Defence App and 111-calling applications.

3:25 The Wireless

Natasha Frost from Radio New Zealand's online magazine THE WIRELESS discusses her investigations into polyamory in New Zealand. 

3:35 New Zealand Society - Lynda Chanwai-Earle

Growing the multi-cultural talents of Auckland's youth  - The Young Innovators Collective is led by 20 year old social entrepreneur Kiran Patel.  Lynda Chanwai-Earle follows Kiran through the heart of Auckland's CBD to learn more.

3:45 The Panel Pre-Show

What the world is talking about.  With Jesse Mulligan, Jim Mora and Noelle McCarthy. 

Jessie Mulligan 1-4pm 

 

Wednesday August 5th 

 

OPENING SONG: 

 

ARTIST: Phoenix Foundation

TITLE:     Mountain

COMP:  Phoenix Foundation

ALBUM: New Tracks 182

LABEL:   NZONAIR    newtracks182

 

MUPPETS INTERVIEW:

 

ARTIST: Kermit The Frog

TITLE:    Rainbow Connection

COMP:  UNKNOWN

ALBUM: The Muppet Show: The 25th Anniversary Collection

LABEL:   RHINO         278119

 

FEATURE ALBUM:

 

ARTIST:    Maryrose Crook & The Renderers

TITLE:   A Little Strange

COMP:   Crook

ALBUM: Ghosts Of Our Vegas Lives

LABEL:   PRIVATE      712

 

ARTIST:    Maryrose Crook & The Renderers

TITLE:   Ghosts Of Our Vegas Lives 

COMP:   Crook

ALBUM: Ghosts Of Our Vegas Lives

LABEL:   PRIVATE      712

 

ARTIST:    Maryrose Crook & The Renderers

TITLE:   The Outgoing Queen

COMP:   Crook

ALBUM: Ghosts Of Our Vegas Lives

LABEL:   PRIVATE      712

 

TALKING FOOD

 

ARTIST:    The Presidents Of The United States Of America

TITLE:    Peaches 

COMP:  Ballew,Dederer,Finn

ALBUM: Presidents Of The United States Of America

LABEL:  BLAST  br 0503