The Long Lunch: In case you missed Wednesday

Long Lunch 27/06/2018

In case you missed it, here are some of the best bits from Wednesday June 27th 2018.

It's summer in the US and blood is boiling

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Debra Saunders, the White House correspondent for the Las Vegas Review-Journal, discusses the growing disdain for Donald Trump in the US, the prospect of Democrat- and Republican-only restaurants, and whether the media coverage of America’s 45th president is actually fair and balanced.

Rural sector jobs at risk from automation

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Infometrics chief forecaster Gareth Kiernan shares why as many as 31 percent of existing jobs in the rural sector could be wiped by 2036, with lower skilled workers’ jobs being the most at risk.

Kiwis throw out enough food annually to feed Dunedin for two years

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Jenny Marshall, Love Food Hate Waste project manager, discusses the organisation’s National Food Waste Audit and the fact that Kiwis are throwing enough food each year (to the tune of 79kg per household) to feed the whole of Dunedin for two years.

She has plenty of tips for reducing waste which you can find on the Love Food Hate Waste website here.

Parenting Panel

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The Long Lunch Parenting Panel with Yvonne Godfrey from MIOMO, and John Cowan from The Parenting Place, give advice and take your questions on parenting.

Backyard Banter

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Jo McCarroll joins The Long Lunch for Backyard Banter this week talking about her campaign to save marmalade. She also covers why we need more citrus in our lives, and nominations for the NZ Gardener Gardener of the Year.

Listen to the full interviews above. 

The Long Lunch with Wendyl Nissen, 12pm - 3pm on RadioLIVE and streaming live to the rova app on Android and iPhone.