Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan

RNZ

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Jesse hosts an upbeat mix of the curious and the compelling, ranging from the stories of the day to the great questions of our time.

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2079 episodes

Your Money with Mary Holm

This week Mary talks about what we can learn from animal investors..

13m
Aug 11
NZ Sporting History: The life and legacy of Sir Peter Snell

For NZ Sporting history today we look back at the life and legacy of the legendary runner Peter Snell. Renowned sports broadcaster Brendan Telfer joins Jesse.

27m
Aug 11
Food truck offering four dollar meals

Affordable and nourishing food can be hard to come by, especially with the rapid rise in the cost of living. Yet the Dunedin Bowling Club foodtruck offers $4 meals if you bring your own bowl.

13m
Aug 11
Separating the historic artefacts from the rocks!

It's not often that scientists say they've been able to achieve something with 100% accuracy. But new AI technology has just been developed at the University of Auckland that outperforms humans in distinguishing between natural rock and stone artefacts.

6m
Aug 11
Central Auckland rat infestation 'out of control'

Usually we think of rat infestations as being out of sight and underground. But if you go into a central Auckland suburb right now, you'll see big sewer rats out and about in broad daylight.

13m
Aug 11
Our Changing World – Seabirds under threat

Edin Whitehead is a PhD student at the University of Auckland researching how best to help the birds of the Hauraki Gulf, who are facing many threats, including warming waters.

12m
Aug 10
Changing habits for happiness

On paper, Luke Mathers had it all; a director for a major company in Australia and New Zealand, a thriving family, but he just felt flat. He decided to do something about it. He got curious about why he wasn't happy.

24m
Aug 10
Podcast Critic: Hamish Cardwell

Today RNZ's Hamish Cardwell talks to Anna about Grove Road, a Newshub podcast on the Allan Hall miscarriage of justice. He's also been listening The Commune Stuff podcast and Endless Honeymoon by Moshe Kasher and Natasha Leggerro.

14m
Aug 10
Funder for start ups helping the environment

Not for profit Subak are looking for 'green' start ups to give money to.  The Australia/New Zealand Executive Director of Subak Chris Wilson talks to Anna.

11m
Aug 10
Cats are eating bats as a food source

Bat researchers have been concerned for awhile about feral cats killing our native pekapeka or bats. DOC science advisor and bat expert Kerry Borkin, who was a researcher on this paper talks to Anna about the findings.

4m
Aug 10
Sam Stubbs on giving away his Money Made Simple book

Sam Stubbs co-founder of Simplicity has released a new book called Money Made Simple, and is giving it away to his clients!

6m
Aug 10
Health NZ asked to consider a new system for specialists

Health NZ is being asked to consider a new Telehealth model which would give greater access to specialists for people all over New Zealand.

7m
Aug 10
First song with Stan Walker

Stan Walker stops by to talk about his latest album due out on Friday, All In. He talks to Anna about other projects he's got coming up and what life has been like 13 years on from his breakout win on Australian Idol.

11m
Aug 10
Separating motherhood from housework!

Having a messy house doesn't make you a bad person. It took a bout of post natal depression and a lot of self compassion for KC Davis to understand that.

22m
Aug 09
Book Critic: Catherine Robertson

Today Catherine talks to Jesse about romance novels! She spent the past weekend at the Romance Writers of NZ annual conference in Wellington. She's been a member since 2008.

11m
Aug 09
Relationships with Hannah Korrel

Today neuro-psychologist Hannah Korrel talks to Jesse about new research showing that serotonin might not have the benefits for people suffering with depression that was first thought.

12m
Aug 09
Chatham Science Fest

The goal is to get science to the most remote places in New Zealand. Well you can't get much more remote than The Chatham Islands. The Chatham Island's Festival of Science kicks off next Tuesday.

8m
Aug 09
Replay passing on pre-loved sports equipment to children in need

Kids thrive when they're physically active, but cost is a barrier for families. Replay are a charitable organisation that gathers and redistributes used sports gear to those who need it.

8m
Aug 09
Finding new homes for cars from a special British car collection

A group of cousins in Hawkes Bay have had a lot on their plate in the past year after their Uncle bequeathed his entire collection of British cars to them. The largest of its size in the world!

9m
Aug 09
Is the globalisation party over?

Peter Zeihan gives us his view of what lies ahead in his new book The End of the World Is Just the Beginning: Mapping the Collapse of Globalization.

20m
Aug 08
Expert feature: Allister Wade on car care

The AA's Motoring Services Technical Advisor Allister Wade talks to Jesse about how to keep your car on the road as economically as possible.

27m
Aug 08
Australian Correspondent Brad Foster

Today Sydney based correspondent Brad Foster talks to Jesse about a parliamentary inquiry into a former Deputy Premier who retired from politics and landed a 500 thousand dollar a year trade role in New York.

7m
Aug 08
Television Critic: Claire Chitham

Today Claire talks to Jesse about The Sandman which has just dropped on Netflix.

12m
Aug 08
Hawkes Bay schools to recycle caps and lids

Good Caps is the programme, and Sandy Boterill, Circular Economy Manager of Plastics NZ, talks to Jesse about their pilot.

5m
Aug 08
Electric boats set to take on the waterways

ZeroJet have created the first turnkey electric jet propulsion system for boats. Co-founder Bex Rempel speaks to Jesse.

7m
Aug 08
Message in a bottle found in Christchurch war memorial

Jenny May is an architectural historian and heritage consultant and Director of Heritage Management, she talks to Jesse.

11m
Aug 08
LockerRoom's Editor Suzanne McFadden on our Games ups and downs

Newsroom's LockerRoom editor and the 2021 Voyager Media Awards sports journalist of the year, Suzanne McFadden joins Jesse.

7m
Aug 08
Critter of the Week

This week's critter is the plumose anemone. We're back under the sea this week looking at the plumose anemone, Mimetridium cryptum. It might look like an ethereal underwater ghost flower, but its tentacles can be whip fast when something tasty swims by.

13m
Aug 05
DIY with Stan Scott

Builder Stan Scott joins Jesse talk DIY tips.

8m
Aug 05
Creamy Tuscan Chicken

Today Vanya Insull of VJ Cooks fame joins Jesse to talk about her new book full of amazing easy recipes to satisfy even the fussiest of eaters in your family.

5m
Aug 05