Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm for Thursday 22 June 2017

1:10 First song

1:15 Labour Party Volunteers Rebel

Senior Labour Party officials have had to step in to deal with dozens of interns brought to New Zealand to work on the election campaign, after complaints about sub-standard living conditions.

We get the latest from RNZ political reporter Mei Heron.

Labour's former campaign manager and ex-Auckland director Matt McCarten

Labour's former chief of staff and ex-Auckland director Matt McCarten Photo: RNZ

1:20 Mystery Surrounds Spate of Pet Thefts in Dunedin

Dunedin police are concerned that family pets are being 'stolen to order' after recent thefts of rabbits and guinea pigs. Jan Liggins runs the website Lost and Found Pets - Dunedin. And she's been compiling reports from people around the area.

Dunedin Police are concerned that family pets are being 'stolen to order' after a recent thefts of rabbits and guinea pigs.

Dunedin Police are concerned that family pets are being 'stolen to order' after a recent thefts of rabbits and guinea pigs. Photo: Pixabay

1:25 Conscious Consumers showcased at London Tech Week

A Wellington tech company founder has just arrived back from the UK where the company was being showcased at London Tech week.

Ben Glesiner's the CEO and co-founder of Conscious Consumers which he set up in 2011.

The company's run by a group of like minded people who believe the purchasing power of conscious consumers can transform the way business operate and create change in the world.

Ben joins Jesse to talk  more about the company and being chosen by the government as one of eight New Zealand tech companies to go to the UK event last week.

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1:35 The Connon Girls: womens' education pioneers

Helen Connon of Christchurch was the first woman in the British empire to gain a university degree with honours, in 1881.

Fifteen years after her death Helen Connon Hall was opened at Canterbury University in 1918. It was a hostel for women students. Initially there were just 6, but the numbers steadily grew.

Pat Syme was one of the residents of Connon Hall, and has contributed to a book, called Connon Girls, which tells the story of this womens' hostel and the early pioneers of women's tertiary education. 

Anyone who wants to purchase the book can contact connongirls@gmail.com

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Photo: Wikipedia

1:40 Great album: Green Day. Dookie

Dookie is the third studio album by American band Green Day. It was released in 1994, and was a worldwide  commercial success, reaching No. 2 on the US Billboard 200, and hitting number 1 in New Zealand and Australia.

2:10 Theatre Critic:  Grant Hindin Miller

Ali Harper

Ali Harper in Songs for Nobodies Photo: Court Theatre

Script and Screenwriter, Novelist and Poet, Grant Hindin Miller reviews Ali Harper's solo performance in Court Theatre's current production of "Songs for Nobodies."

Melbourne playwright Joanna Murray-Smith has created a tribute to five female musical legends who died way to soon: Judy Garland, Patsy Cline, Edith Piaf, Billie Holiday and Maria Callas, all played by Harper.

2:20 Science Fact or Fiction with Dr Jess

Dr Jess Berentson Shaw of the Morgan Foundation is with us once again, today she is looking the idea of a Universal Basic Income, or UBI, which is the idea of ensuring a minimum standard of income for all people regardless of what they do. A trampoline for all as opposed to a safety net for some.

Mastermind presenter, Peter Sinclair

Mastermind presenter, Peter Sinclair Photo: NZ Onscreen

2:30 The History of Quizzes in NZ

The ‘quiz’ is a long-standing part of NZ life. here have always been quizzes in our culture but not necessarily in a particularly structured way.  We can see evidence of widespread, organised quizzes in early NZ newspapers. 

Victoria University historian Grant Morris looks back on the quiz in New Zealand and how television gave it a boost.

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3:10 Short Story Club

Today we discuss Bad to Worse by William Brandt

Email your thoughts to jesse@radionz.co.nz

And next week we will discuss Butterflies by Patricia Grace

3:25 Tell me about your thesis

Today we discuss Jeremy Anderson's thesis, which is called  "Toxic Zombie Death Machines .. a love story. A Thesis about the Cat Problem in NZ"

Toxic Zombie Death Machines .. a love story. A Thesis about the Cat Problem in NZ

Toxic Zombie Death Machines .. a love story. A Thesis about the Cat Problem in NZ Photo: supplied

3:30 This Way Up

The 117th US Open golf championship has just tied up at Erin Hills in Wisconsin. This Way Up's Simon Morton looks at how New Zealand technology is transforming golf as a televised spectator sport.

3:45 The Pre-Panel Story of the Day and One Quick Question

4:05 The Panel with David King and Ella Henry

 

Music played in this show

   
JESSE MULLIGAN - AFTERNOONS:
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Thursday 23rd June 2017

1:10pm - JESSE'S FIRST SONG:
ARTIST:    The Killers
TITLE:      The Man
COMP:     Brendon Flowers
ALBUM:   Wonderful, Wonderful
LABEL:    Digital Download         

1:45pm - GREAT ALBUM:
ARTIST:    Green Day
TITLE:      Longview [radio edit]
COMP:     Billie Joe Armstrong
ALBUM:   Dookie
LABEL:    Reprise

ARTIST:    Green Day
TITLE:      Basket Case
COMP:     Billie Joe Armstrong
ALBUM:   Dookie
LABEL:    Reprise

ARTIST:    Green Day
TITLE:      When I Come Around
COMP:     Billie Joe Armstrong
ALBUM:   Dookie
LABEL:    Reprise

ARTIST:    Green Day
TITLE:      She
COMP:     Billie Joe Armstrong
ALBUM:   Dookie
LABEL:    Reprise

ARTIST:    Green Day
TITLE:      Welcome To Paradise
COMP:     Billie Joe Armstrong
ALBUM:   Dookie
LABEL:    Reprise

3:30pm - ADDITIONAL SONG:
ARTIST:    Robert Plant and Alison Krauss.
TITLE:      Gone, Gone, Gone (Done, Moved On)
COMP:     Don Everly, Phil Everly
ALBUM:   Raising Sand
LABEL:    Rounder   

4:30pm - THE PANEL: Half Time Song
ARTIST:    The Big Bopper
TITLE:      Chantilly Lace
COMP:     J.P. Richardson
ALBUM:   Chantilly Lace
LABEL:    Mercury