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.
Critter of the Week: Unsea lichens
This first critter for 2021 has many names, including tree dandruff. DOC's Nic Toki explains to Jesse what Unsea lichens is and how Māori traditionally used it in a very clever way.
Gardening with Lynda Hallinan
Lynda Hallinan is still on holiday with her family and has come up with an ingenious way to keep her children busy. She shares her tips for creating nature tables and propagating plants through the practice of foraging!
Food: Blueberry and Coconut Cake with Magical Blueberry Glaze
This week Nicola Galloway of Homegrown Kitchen has a fabulous recipe for the abundance of blueberries. She shares her delicious recipe for a summery cake topped off with her special glaze that gives it a magical finish.
Film Review with Graeme Tuckett
Today Graeme looks at The and the Thief as well Dawn Raid.
Volunteers sought for Gorsebusters project
Organisers of a six day kayaking adventure are hoping to attract up to 40 volunteers for a Gorsebusters project. Baz Hughes of Okarito Kayaks explains to Jesse what's on offer and what work is involved.
New computer tool to locate shareholders of Maori freehold land
Sydney Shep and Rere-No-A-Rangi Pope have worked a project developing a computer system to make it easy to track down Māori freehold land shareholders. They explain the system to Jesse.