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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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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.4 • 8 Ratings

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.

    Epidemiologist Dr Larry Brilliant on bringing COVID under control

    Epidemiologist Dr Larry Brilliant on bringing COVID under control

    He helped eradicate smallpox with the World Health Organization, now renowned epidemiologist Dr Larry Brilliant has a strategy for getting COVID under control. He says it will take acts of both selfishness and altruism to ensure poor countries have access to the vaccine. He explains just how nasty the Delta variant is and what it takes to make a vaccine programme truly successful.

    • 22 min
    Book Critic - Catherine Ross

    Book Critic - Catherine Ross

    Librarian at Diocesan School for Girls, Catherine Ross has another amazing list of books for young people to read this week. Her theme this week is 'Remixes'.

    • 17 min
    Tech Tuesday with Daniel Watson

    Tech Tuesday with Daniel Watson

    Every Tuesday we speak to Daniel Watson, the owner and general manager of Vertech IT Services. 

    • 8 min
    Possum plague causing pandemonium in Parnell

    Possum plague causing pandemonium in Parnell

    Now to a "plague" of possums causing some trouble in inner-city Auckland. Self-described "enthusiastic amateur" Bill Kearsley has taken matters into his own hands and been trapping possums in Parnell.

    • 7 min
    Emily Benefield - The joy of collage

    Emily Benefield - The joy of collage

    The thought of chopping up books may sound like sacrilege to many of us readers, but what if it was for art? Wellington collage artist and librarian Emily Benefield has been doing just that for her upcoming exhibition at The Thistle Hall in Te Whanganui-a-Tara. She joins Jesse to explain where she sees the line between destruction and creation.

    • 4 min
    Helping working parents get through lockdown

    Helping working parents get through lockdown

    Many parents are doing it tough right now with juggling work from home and parenting duties...especially in the Auckland region. So we've invited working parent advocate Emma Mclean, who's the founder and chief executive of Works For Everyone, to share some tips with us.

    • 6 min

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