Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm for Wednesday 9 March 2016

1:10 First Song

'Don't Let The Kids Win' - Julia Jacklin.

1:15 Julia Jacklin

Julia Jacklin, is an Australian-based artist in town to do a gig with alt country star Marlon Williams at the Powerstation tonight. She's been chosen by NPR and The Guardian as one of the picks of the upcoming the south by southwest festival and has a brand new single out this week.

1:25 Godwits Farewell Party - Andrew Crossland

The annual godwits farewell party is taking place tonight. It's when Cantabrians gather to farewell the birds, as they start an 11,000 kilometre journey to Alaska. Andrew Crossland is a park ranger for the Christchurch City Council. And he's on mission control for the farewell tonight.

1:30 Trump Slammed On Easter Billboard - Glynn Cardy

An Auckland church is sending an Easter message to Donald Trump, and it seems they're less than impressed with him. Saint Luke's church, in Remuera, has erected a billboard, slamming the Republican candidate. Glynn Cardy is the minister of St Luke's.

1:35 Sound Archives - Sarah Johnston

Now, if you are a member of Forest and Bird you might want to avert your ears. Sarah Johnston from Nga Taonga Sound & Vision is here and her recordings from the sound archives today are all about the catching - and eating - of New Zealand native birds.

1:40 Favourite Album

The Low End Theory - A Tribe Called Quest 

2:10   SIS and GCSB Review - Jane Patterson

RNZ's political editor, Jane Patterson, has the latest.

2:20 Bookmarks - Robyn Malcolm

On Bookmarks we get some well known faces (or voices) to give us some recommendations - favourite books, smartphone apps, films, poetry, videogames, holiday destinations and whatever else they think is worth us having a look into.

3:10 Geoffonomics - Geoff Simmons

Economist Geoff Simmons from the Morgan Foundation talks about the value of marine reserves.

3:20 The Wireless

Rebecca Kamm previews some of her work for RNZ's online magazine The Wireless.

3:25 NZ History - Dr Grant Morris

Dr Grant Morris is a Senior Lecturer in Law at Victoria University of Wellington. His research and teaching interests include legal history, law and literature. Today he is here to discuss Auckland's rise to greatness as our most dominant urban centre.

3:35 New Zealand Society

Innovation with a social conscience at Canterbury University's summer start up programme. Katy Gosset checks out the latest business projects from the Centre for Entrepreneurship. 

3:45 The Panel Pre-Show

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