The Long Lunch: In case you missed Friday

Long Lunch 20/07/2018

In case you missed Friday, here are some of the best bits from The Long Lunch on July 20th, 2018.

New study into poverty on child health

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Matted hair on maggot-infested scalps, rotting teeth in preschoolers, developmental delays, damp houses and poor nutrition - just some of the results of poverty on child health reported by three paediatricians.The Association of Salaried Medical Specialists executive director, Ian Powell, talks about the shocking findings of the study as witnessed by these paediatricians on the clinical front line.

Continued fallout out from the Helsinki summit

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Bob Schneider is a political commentator and former Federal Lobbyist, he joins Wendyl on the continued fallout out from the Helsinki summit and news that Donald Trump wants another meeting with Russia's Vladimir Putin to start implementing the ideas they discussed.

Experiences of Indigenous Australia similar to black America

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Hawk Newsome, the President of Black Lives Matter, New York, on the eerie parallels between the death of Aboriginal man David Dungay and American Eric Garner’s death at police hands, and the similarities between the experiences of Indigenous Australia and black America.

Recruitment drive to address diversity

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A recruitment drive has been launched today to address a lack of diversity - including the lack of women - working in Fire and Emergency in this country. This year, there has been a significant decrease in the number of new applicants across the board so Wendyl is joined by Rochelle Martin, the National Recruiting Manager for the New Zealand Fire Service and former Black Ferns star to talk about it.

Sports Shorts with Producer Dave

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Producer Dave joined Wendyl for this week in sports: Auckland pick another A-grade leader, no ‘your momma’ jokes in boxing, Crusaders’ greatest fan dies, and football clubs are chasing Usain Bolt.

News of the week with Grace Cocker

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Grace Cocker joins The Long Lunch with this week in news: Trump misspoke and now there’s a fallout, Hamilton gang murders - three are being investigated for links to gang activity, and because everyone is hooked - a Novichok update.

Wood chopping legend Jason Wynyard

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Jason Wynyard is a 44-year-old timbersports champion, based out of Auckland, who has won over 100 national and international titles. He recently won a heated national final at Fieldays, which secured his spot at the international STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® Champions Trophy 2019 competition.

Hunting & Fishing with Terry Williams King

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Resident fishing expert Terry Williams King has all the best tips for this whitebait season, for how to catch them and how to eat them.

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