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Afternoons with Simon Mercep

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Patchogue, New Zealand

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English


Episodes

Critter of the Week: Herbivorous alpine beetle

7/18/2019
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This week's critter is the Protodendrophagus antipodes or Herbivorous alpine beetle.

Duration:00:13:15

Weekend tips: Car Maintenance

7/18/2019
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DIY Car maintenance is something people often steer clear of if they're not an expert. But a lot basic car repairs can be done yourself.

Duration:00:09:15

Food with Julie Biuso

7/18/2019
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We're giving some love to the humble parsnip today with chef and food writer Julie Biuso. She shares one of her favourite side dish recipes, roasted parsnips with garlic and parmesan.

Duration:00:10:51

Film Review

7/18/2019
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Ali Ventura reviews Spider-Man: Far From Home.

Duration:00:10:09

Great album

7/18/2019
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The musical - Cats.

Duration:00:14:22

Vegetarian fish, microbes, and the secret to sensational sourdough

7/18/2019
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Former microbiologist-turned-breadmaker Isabel Pasch is in the studio to chat bread, microbiology, and vegetarian fish.

Duration:00:11:31

Stuffed - a documentary looking at the weird world of taxidermy

7/18/2019
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The New Zealand International Film Festival is on at the moment ... and if you're looking for a quirky documentary to get into, Erin Derham has JUST THE TICKET.

Duration:00:09:15

Big Buddy embracing influx of millennial volunteers

7/18/2019
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Lots of children are brought up without their father playing an active role in their life - whether by choice, or by circumstance.

Duration:00:12:19

Go Ahead Caller - Ser 13, Ep 2 'Israel Calling'

7/18/2019
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Annabelle is doing good in her own special way. Steve Hansen multi-tasks - fielding an overseas call from an inspired player whist cooking up a treat By Jodi Molloy and Paul Casserly Voices - Toni Potter, Graeme Hill, Cohen Holloway, Paul Casserly Studio Engineer - Rangi Powick

Duration:00:04:43

Solving the World's Problems

7/17/2019
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Hawke's Bay farmer Steve Wyn-Harris touches on a range of topics today, from reducing methane and dealing with vegans to turning 60

Duration:00:11:17

NZ Biography: Colin Hogg on Barry Crump

7/17/2019
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Barry Crump was the original Good Keen Man, the humorous and care-free archetype of the New Zealand bloke. H

Duration:00:33:32

Music Critic: Kate Robertson

7/17/2019
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Kate Robertson reviews Something Keeps Calling by Raphael Saadiq and Look What You're Doing To Me by BANKS.

Duration:00:16:16

Great album - Mystify

7/17/2019
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Mystify: A Musical Journey with Michael Hutchence.

Duration:00:15:21

Roosters raid Dunedin rest home

7/17/2019
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The Leslie Groves Hospital rest home in the Dunedin suburb of Wakari has a couple of unexpected new residents: three Plymouth Rock roosters.

Duration:00:06:23

Instagram removing likes count

7/17/2019
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The social media company Instagram has announced it's getting rid of its current "likes" function

Duration:00:07:23

The history of comics in NZ - Grant Morris

7/17/2019
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When we think of comics, we tend to think of the US. But what about the history of comics in NZ, including our own domestically produced comics? What can a study of NZ's comic history tell us about our culture?

Duration:00:08:26

Renovating the Waitematā Harbour seawall

7/17/2019
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Did you know that downtown Auckland is protected by a huge seawall? It's called the Waitemata Harbour seawall and it's about to undergo some serious renovations

Duration:00:07:42

Teachers unions taking Novopay to court

7/17/2019
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The NZEI and PPTA are taking payroll operator Novopay to court over a delay in adjusting teachers' wages and backpay after they struck an agreement with the government earlier this month.

Duration:00:07:24

Andrew Blum: The Weather Machine How we See into the Future

7/16/2019
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The ability to get the weather right is getting better all the time with advances in computer simulations, satellites and cooperation. But the outlook for access is not so sunny.

Duration:00:21:50

Bookmarks: Sonya Renee Taylor

7/16/2019
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Activist, author, poet and spoken word artist Sonja Renee Taylor talks about her latest book The Body Is Not an Apology: The Power of Radical Self-Love.

Duration:00:31:40