Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm for Thursday 15 October 2015

1:10 First song

Guy Garvey - 'Angela's Eyes' 

1:15 Radio Masts - Paul Thompson

Radio New Zealand (RNZ) is to remove two of its Porirua-based transmission masts after an engineer's report recommended their urgent decommissioning to protect the public.

1:25 Science Award Winner - John Innes

John Innes won a science award last night for his work in helping to bring tui back to the city - he joins Jesse in the Hamilton studio to discuss his project, and his three decades worth of experience working with native birds and their arch nemesis, the rats and stoats.

1:34 Early Roman Architecture - Prof Robert Hannah

Rome wasn't built in a day - in fact, new research shows that Roman architects spent up to a year monitoring the sunlight and where it falls on certain important dates in the Roman calendar before designing a building. Professor Robert Hannah has been in Italy studying ancient Roman buildings, and has also featured in a documentary about the subject on the History channel.

1:40 Favourite Album  

Led Zepplin II.  Chosen by Lance.  

2:10 Shake It Out - Sarah Stuart-Black

Today is International ShakeOut day - did you participate in an earthquake drill this morning? We speak to Civil Defence to get the most up-to-date advice on what to do when disaster strikes.

2:20 Money with Mary Holm 

The first in a new series about personal finance with the well-known and prolific financial author Mary Holm.  Today's discussion is about mortgages.

2:20 Food - Brian Campbell

Brian Campbell is a pastry chef and creates the desserts dreams are made of. His dessert bar Milse was one of the most popular night spots in central Auckland when he was at the helm, and now he's about to open something even bigger and better. he joins me now.

2:24 Sirocco - Peta Mathias

In today's reading of Peta Mathias's book 'Sirocco', we move on from pretty Portugal to splendid Spain.

3:10 The Expats - Dr Richard Davis

This week we're in Fiji talking to Dr Richard Davis, a Lecturer in Theology and Ethics at the Pacific Theological College.

3:25 Masterpieces - Richard Easther

Scientist Richard Easther discusses his favourite New Zealand scientist and her work.  

3:30 Our Changing World.

Biotechnology company Kaika Energy is the brain-child of a group of students from Dunedin's Kaikorai Valley College. They have set up a biodigestor on the school grounds that converts food waste to fertiliser and biogas, and Alison Ballance meets some of the directors, and their technology teacher, to see (and smell!) the process in action. They are youngest-ever finalists at the New Zealand Innovator's Awards, to be announced next week.

3:45 The Panel Pre-Show

What the world is talking about, with Jesse Mulligan, Jim Mora and Zara Potts.

Music played in this show

Music details

JESSE'S SONG:

ARTIST: Guy Garvey
TITLE: Angela's Eyes
COMP: Garvey
ALBUM: Courting the Squall
LABEL: n/a

FAVOURITE ALBUM:

ARTIST: Led Zeppelin
TITLE: Whole Lotta love
COMP: Bonham / Willie Dixon / John Paul Jones / Jimmy Page / Robert Plant
ALBUM: Led Zeppelin ii
LABEL: Atlantic

ARTIST: Led Zeppelin
TITLE: Heartbreaker
COMP: Bonham / John Paul Jones / Jimmy Page / Robert Plant
ALBUM: Led Zeppelin ii
LABEL: Atlantic

ARTIST: Led Zeppelin
TITLE: Living Loving maid
COMP: Jimmy Page / Robert Plant
ALBUM: Led Zeppelin ii
LABEL: Atlantic

ARTIST: Led Zeppelin
TITLE: Ramble On
COMP: Jimmy Page / Robert Plant
ALBUM: Led Zeppelin ii
LABEL: Atlantic

FOOD:

ARTIST: Weird Al Yankovic
TITLE: Eat it
COMP: Yankovic
ALBUM: Weird Al Yankovic: The Essential (Compilation)
LABEL: Sony

HALF TIME:

ARTIST: London Philharmonic Orchestra
TITLE: Legend of Zelda
COMP: Kondo
ALBUM: The Greatest Video Game Music
LABEL: Xfive