Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm for Monday 5 December 2016
1.15 Prime Minister John Key Resigns
RNZ's political editor, Jane Patterson, talks through John Key's unexpected resignation.
1.20 Reaction to John Key's Resignation
Commentator Matthew Hooton talks about the transition from Key to English.
1.25 New Zealand First Reacts to PM's Resignation
Winston Peters says John Key has resigned for 'hidden economic reasons'.
1.30 RNZ News Special with John Campbell
2.10 What Key's Resignation means for Labour
Former Labour Party president, Mike Williams, talks about what this means for Labour.
2:15 What Key's Resignation means for National
Political commentator and former National Party press secretary, Ben Thomas, talks about what this means for National.
2.20 Black Sheep
In the final episode of Black Sheep for this year, William Ray tells the story of the eccentric collector Andreas Reischek who notoriously robbed Maori gravesites in the late 1800's.
2:30 Kode Paint and Killing Cancer
Your body is filled with 37 trillion cells and 40 trillion bacteria, and a whole load of viruses as well. Biological Engineer Steve Henry of AUT has created a coating that changes the appearance of cancer cells, making them take on the appearance of an animal cell, which the immune system already knows how to reject.
He is also the chief executive of Kode Biotech and professor in the AUT Centre for Kode Technology Innovation. He explains exactly how this innovative immunotherapy works, and how the business model is keeping the intellectual property and money in New Zealand.
3.10 Helensville's Reaction to John Key's Resignation
RNZ's reporter, Sarah Robson, is in John Key's electorate of Helensville.
3:10 Where do Christmas Traditions Come From?
Christmas is a beloved holiday all over the world, and yet most of us don't have a clue about the traditions that go with it. Why does Santa come down the chimney? Why cut down a perfectly good tree and put it in the lounge? Why is it even in December? Language lover and author, Mark Forsyth, has written about etymology for Christmas and has been knee-deep in mistletoe researching the origins of the holiday for his new book, A Christmas Cornucopia: The Hidden Stories Behind Our Yuletide Traditions.
An extraordinary creative collaboration between China and New Zealand's best musicians is taking place at the Adam Concert Room at Victoria University. The New Zealand Trio and Xia Jing, a guzheng virtuoso, perform four brand new works together in Fa, a concert to celebrate this year's Moon Festival. Lynda Chanwai-Earle is there to learn how the stars even "dream in music".
3:45 The Panel Pre-Show
4:05 The Panel with Ellen Read and Mauricio Olmedo Perez
Music played in this show
JESSE MULLIGAN - AFTERNOONS:
1:00pm - 4:00pm
MONDAY DECEMBER 5th 2016
1:20pm - JESSE'S SONG:
ARTIST: Lydia Cole
COMP: Lydia Cole
ALBUM: Lay of The Land (Unreleased)
LIVE: RNZ Auckland
4:30pm - THE PANEL:
ARTIST: Mormon Tabernacile Choir
TITLE: O Tannenbaum
COMP: Ernst Anschütz, Melchior Franck
ALBUM: O Holy Night - Gospel Christmas