Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm for Friday 5 February 2016

1:10 First Song

‘So Sweet’ – The Cuban Bothers.

1:15 Waitangi - Lois Williams

Our reporter Lois Williams is in Waitangi.

1:20 Our Past and Future Relationship with the Middle East - David Shearer 

Labour's foreign affairs spokesperson and former UN humanitarian, David Shearer, is giving a free public talk on the 15 February for New Zealanders wanting to better understand the Middle East and New Zealand's relationship to it. To talk about the talk he joins us now from Waitangi.

The Cuban Brothers in the RNZ studios

The Cuban Brothers Photo: RNZ / Chris Reid

1:30 The Cuban Brothers 

They're funky, soulful, funny and rude. The Cuban Brothers have landed in Wellington from the UK. They came from humble beginnings, and have gone on to support and collaborate with some of the biggest names in music. They're the entertainment of choice for the likes of Elton John, Richard Branson and Robbie Williams. Miguel Mantovani, Archerio Mantovani, Kengo San and Juan Erection are Los Hermanos Cubanos, The Cuban Brothers.

1:40 Favourite Album

Seven Worlds Collide - Split Enz.  Chosen by Dion Nash.

2:05 New Zealand Society

The Karekare Surf Lifesaving Club has a simple goal for their new drone; they want it to help them save more lives.

2:15 Critter Of The Week

Nicola Toki is the Department of Conservation's Threatened Species Ambassador. And her critter of the week is an extremely rare leech.

2:10 NZ Live

Two of the quintessential Kiwi women of rock in our Auckland studio, performing as something of a precursor to an even bigger show in Hawkes Bay next weekend and at Auckland Zoo (of all places) two weeks later. These ladies are among a handful of women who created the musical background to our lives during the 70's, 80's nd 90's and are among the most accomplished musicians in the country. It is our pleasure to welcome Debbie Harwood and Shona Laing.

3:10 Food, Wine, Movies and Music

Nadia Lim has a recipe for Black Doris Plum Sorbet.

Yvonne Lorkin discusses the effects of temperature on wine.

Richard Swainson reviews Room and Spotlight 

Yadana Saw preview's this weekend's Music 101 programme.

3:45 The Panel Pre-Show

What the world is talking about with Jesse Mulligan, Jim Mora and Julie Moffett.

Music played in this show

ARTIST:    Cuban Brothers feat. Mica Paris
TITLE:    So Sweet
COMP:    Cuban Brothers
ALBUM:    Single
LABEL:    Outta Sight MSV-008

ARTIST:    Eddie Vedder
TITLE:    So Sweet
COMP:    Eddie Vedder
ALBUM:    7 Worlds Collide: Neil Finn & Friends Live At The St. James
LABEL:     EMI    536645

ARTIST:    Eddie Vedder
TITLE:    Stuff & Nonsense
COMP:    Eddie Vedder
ALBUM:    7 Worlds Collide: Neil Finn & Friends Live At The St. James
LABEL:     EMI    536645

ARTIST:    Neil Finn
TITLE:    Don't Dream It's Over
COMP:    Neil Finn
ALBUM:    7 Worlds Collide: Neil Finn & Friends Live At The St. James
LABEL:     EMI    536645

ARTIST:    Debbie Harwood
TITLE:    Humour Me
COMP:    D Harward B Sowyer
ALBUM:    Unreleased
LIVE:    RNZ Akld

ARTIST:    Debbie Harwood
TITLE:    That Kind of Love
COMP:    Debbie Harwood
ALBUM:    Give It A girl
LIVE:    RNZ Akld

ARTIST:    Debbie Harwood
TITLE:    The Cape
COMP:    Guy Clark
ALBUM:    Unreleased
LIVE:    RNZ Akld

ARTIST:    Shona Laing
TITLE:    Mercy of Love
COMP:     Shona Laing
ALBUM:    New on Earth
LIVE        RNZ  Akld

ARTIST:    Shona Laing
TITLE:    Show Your Love
COMP:    Shona Laing
ALBUM:    Whispering Afraid
LIVE        RNZ Akld

ARTIST:    Earth Wind and Fire
TITLE:    September
COMP:    Maurice White
ALBUM:    The Essential Earth Wind and Fire
LABEL:    Columbia 286661