Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm for Friday 12 February 2016
1:10 First Song
'Suspicious minds' - Dee Dee Warwick.
1:15 Kidnap Live - Robin Martin
A 5-year-old Palmerston North girl the police say was pulled into a car while walking to school this morning has been found safe and well. The police made the announcement about 1130. Palmerston North Police the man believed to have abducted Shekinah Relies-Skipper had dropped her off at an un-related address in the Palmerston North area. Our reporter Robin Martin's been following the story, he tells Jesse what's known so far.
1:20 C-Section Births - Maria Gloria Dominguez-Bello
It's a discovery that could influence a child's lifelong health. In the first study of its kind, researchers have found a new way to inoculate babies born by C-Section. It's something that occurs naturally when a baby is delivered in the traditional way. Maria Gloria Dominguez-Bello is an associate professor, Human Microbiome Program at the New York University School of Medicine.
1:30 Inga Heaton-Bow - Michele Carson
The last surviving member of a women's group founded during world war 2 has died. Inga Heaton-Bow was one of 30 Tuis who helped establish the New Zealand Forces Clubs in Egypt and in Italy.
1:35 Critter Of The Week - Nicola Toki
Nicola Toki is the Department of Conservation's Threatened Species Ambassador. And her critter of the week is the New Zealand lamprey, kanakana or piharau.
1:40 Favourite Album
I'm Your Fan: The Songs of Leonard Cohen
2:10 New Zealand Society
While some people want pigeons eradicated from our urban environment, others are fascinated by their intelligence and beauty. Sonia Sly speaks to two artists who have created a show about the humble pigeon, offering audience members the chance to get up close and personal.
2:20 NZ Live
Our New Zealand Live guest today is the Southland singer-songwriter who's made a name for herself in the Southern United States. Her name is Jackie Bristow and she's a blues, country and Americana singer who originally hails from Gore. These days she's usually based in Los Angeles but she's back in New Zealand right now and about to start a tour to promote her new album, Shot of Gold.
3:10 Food, Wine, Movies And Music For Your Weekend
Dariush Lolaiy, Head Chef at Cazador, presents his recipe for chargrilled venison with cauliflower, cherry sauce & anchovy.
Joelle Thomson, author of the Little Black Book of Wine, matches Dariush's venison with a pinot noir and discusses rose.
Our film reviewer, Dr Richard Swainson, has been to see Steve Jobs and The Danish Girl.
Yadana Saw previews this weekend's Music 101 programme and plays us a song.
3:45 The Panel Pre-Show
What the world is talking about with Jesse Mulligan, Jim Mora and Zara Potts.