Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm for Thursday 21 June 2018

Link 3 answer - All songs were sung by former refugees. 

Songs - Queen A Kind of Magic, Regina Spektor Fidelity, and Wycleaf Jean Gone Till November

Short Story Club

This Thursday we discuss two poems by young poets:

I want to get high my life with you by Hera Lindsay Bird:

and Hero Vegetable by Ashleigh Young

We have both poets collections to give away to the writer of the best email about the poems jesse@radionz.co.nz

1:10 First song

1:15 Australia also putting refugee children in detention camps

Donald Trump has walked back the USA's policy of separating children from their families if their parents are found to be entering the country illegally, following overwhelming public outrage.

But the political activist and refugee advocate Ian Rintoul says Trump-esque policies around refugee children having been going on for more than a decade on New Zealand's own doorstep.

People hold placards at a protest outside an immigration office in Sydney on February 4, 2016.

Photo: AFP

1:25 Mediation in New Zealand

New Zealand has a long history and culture of mediation and we are internationally recognised for the quality of our mediation.

Grant Morris and Annabel Shaw of Victoria University's Law Faculty have written a book on mediation in New Zealand. Annabel Shaw joins us to talk about why it is used and why it is so important, not just for legal disputes.

Wellington Family Court and mediation room.

Wellington Family Court. Photo: RNZ / Alexander Robertson

1:35 The Elephant Singer

Waikato University music graduate Niamh Lovelock is putting her degree to ... unusual use.

Having spent the past few months studying musical therapy in animals, she's off to Thailand later this year to work with mistreated elephants

Tourists riding elephants in Thailand. A campaign has been launched to urge tourists to act responsibly on holiday, where local wildlife can be exploited for entertainment.

Tourists riding elephants in Thailand. A campaign has been launched to urge tourists to act responsibly on holiday, where local wildlife can be exploited for entertainment. Photo: World Animal Protection

1:40 Great album

2:10 Tech Talk with Peter Griffin

Peter looks at the arrival of Amazon Prime in Australia and what this means.

2:25 Auckland Council with Simon Wilson

The NZ Herald's senior writer Simon Wilson joins us to talk over the latest rambunctious goings-on in New Zealand's biggest city

Simon Wilson

Photo: Supplied

2:35 The history of NZ in the FIFA World Cups

All Whites souvenir biscuit tin

All Whites souvenir biscuit tin Photo: https://nzhistory.govt.nz

The FIFA World Cup 2018 is currently in the group stages.  The world is watching but, as per usual, NZ is not involved.  In fact, NZ has only been involved in 2 of the 21 men's World Cups. 

Our Regular historian Grant Morris looks back on NZ's attempts to succeed on the biggest world stage.

The Football Ferns at the 1991 FIFA women's World Cup

The Football Ferns at the 1991 FIFA women's World Cup Photo: https://www.fifa.com

3:10 Short Story Club

Today we discuss two poems by young poets:

I want to get high my life with you by Hera Lindsay Bird:

and Hero Vegetable by Ashleigh Young

We have both poets collections to give away to the writer of the best email about the poems jesse@radionz.co.nz

3:25 Tell me about your thesis: Bring back the Airships!

Isaac Henderson from Massey's School of Aviation researched the viability of bringing back airships for scenic flights in New Zealand.

3:30 Spoken Feature

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

4:05 The Panel with Niki Bezzant and Mark Inglis