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Afternoons with Simon Mercep

RNZ New Zealand

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Patchogue, New Zealand

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English


Episodes

Your Money with Mary Holm: What are shares, exactly?

4/17/2019
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Financial columnist and author Mary Holm answers two listeners' questions about shares and warns listeners about the dangers of insider trading

Duration:00:23:57

NZ Biography: Billy T James

4/17/2019
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An in-depth look at the life and work of Billy T James - the musician, entertainer and ground breaking comedian. We talk about his career and legacy with his biographer Matt Elliott.

Duration:00:26:02

Music Critic Simon Sweetman

4/17/2019
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Simon talks about Phil Judd's new album.

Duration:00:20:54

Great album

4/17/2019
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No More Drama is Mary J Blige's 5th studio album, it came out in 2001.

Duration:00:08:02

Earth Day: getting businesses to embrace environmentalism

4/17/2019
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Today marks the 49th anniversary of Earth Day, with events being held around the globe to show people's support for environmental protection.

Duration:00:05:16

Demetri Martin: my spirit animal is the turtle

4/17/2019
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American comedian Demetri Martin is a dexterous and distinctive performer who's delivered his special brand of deadpan stand-up to audiences around the world. He speaks to Wallace Chapman about comedy and politics ahead of his upcoming New Zealand shows.

Duration:00:13:49

Bulford Kiwi gearing up for 100th anniversary

4/17/2019
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Almost exactly 100 years ago, New Zealand troops began to create one of the most significant pieces of large-scale wartime art: the Bulford Kiwi.

Duration:00:11:49

First song: Mane performs live

4/17/2019
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Australian singer songwriter Mane is in New Zealand, where she's touring with Matt Corby who we spoke to yesterday.

Duration:00:10:58

Inside the NXIVM cult

4/16/2019
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It was supposed to be a self help group, but instead NXIVM (pronounced Nexium) has been described by ex-members as a sex cult, that uses brainwashing and blackmail to coerce members into master-slave relationships.

Duration:00:25:50

Bookmarks with Doug Gold

4/16/2019
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Doug Gold is the founder of radio stations More FM and The Breeze, but he's now turned his considerable talents to writing.

Duration:00:33:10

Kids theatre review

4/16/2019
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Jo Hodgson and her 8 year old daughter Rita review 2 children's plays in Wellington, The Man Whose Mother was a Pirate and Paper Shaper.

Duration:00:10:02

PM confirms govt will not introduce a CGT

4/16/2019
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The Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern has confirmed the government will not be introducing a Capital Gains tax, saying it lacks a mandate from New Zealanders

Duration:00:06:25

Great album - Songs from the Big Chair

4/16/2019
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Great album: Songs from the Big Chair by Tears for Fears.

Duration:00:10:24

Nga Taonga Sound Archives – “The Athlete of the Century”

4/16/2019
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Yvette Williams, the first New Zealand woman to win a gold medal at the Olympics, passed away at the weekend. Her career peaked in the 1950s but in 1987 Athletics New Zealand named her its "Athlete of the Century" for her remarkable achievements.

Duration:00:10:47

Ten years of TVNZ Good Sorts

4/16/2019
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Ten years ago, from the comfort of his Taranaki news bureau / garage, TVNZ reporter Haydn Jones hit on a novel idea: to tell positive stories of ordinary New Zealanders doing extraordinary things.

Duration:00:07:03

North Island kiwi benefit from regular 1080 drops

4/16/2019
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New research conducted over two decades shows the survival rates of kiwi in Tongariro Forest were greatly enhanced following large-scale 1080 drops.

Duration:00:08:34

First song: Matt Corby

4/16/2019
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Australian singer songwriter Matt Corby is back for a short tour with his second album, Rainbow Valley, so he pops in for a visit to the Auckland studio.

Duration:00:14:08

Columbine High principal on recovering from mass shootings

4/15/2019
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Before the mass shooting in Christchurch, before Parkland and Sandy Hook and the atrocity in Norway, there was Columbine.

Duration:00:26:01

New Zealander Chris Parry on managing The Cure

4/15/2019
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A couple of weeks ago, legendary rock band The Cure was inducted into the rock n roll hall of fame. But did you know the band has a Kiwi connection?

Duration:00:41:19

Book critic, Clare Mabey

4/15/2019
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Clare shares her love of zombie apocalypse fiction.

Duration:00:10:16