The Long Lunch: In case you missed Friday

Long Lunch 27/07/2018

In case you missed Friday, here are some of the best bits from The Long Lunch from July 27th, 2018.

Controversial Pillar Chapter Church pastor

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Controversial Pillar Chapter Church pastor, Logan Robertson, was deported from Australia after allegedly harassing mosque worshipers, and is currently spending time in the Philippines. 

Nearly one in four pregnant Kiwi women drink

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Professor Jennie Connor is the chair in Preventive and Social Medicine at the University of Otago and has completed a new study which shows that nearly a quarter of Kiwi mothers-to-be continue to drink alcohol through their pregnancy.

Then Matt Claridge, executive director of Cheers NZ, called in to give his take on responsible drinking.

Dozens of people heard Amelia Earhart’s final chilling pleas for help

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Amelia Earhart was an American aviation pioneer - the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean, but at 39 years old, she disappeared. Ric Gillespie, the Executive Director of The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery and author of the book Finding Amelia - The True Story of the Earhart Disappearance, talks on the research that shows dozens of people heard Amelia Earhart’s final chilling pleas for help.

Luke Hines' clean approach to cooking

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Luke Hines is one of the great chefs that will be taking to the stage in the cooking theatre at The Food Show, which is taking place in Auckland today and over the weekend. The former My Kitchen Rules finalist and ‘Australia’s Clean Living Expert’ talks his clean approach to cooking and how he ended up being a food consultant for Hollywood star Angelina Jolie.

Devastating heatwave currently hitting Japan

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Jake Adelstein is an investigative reporter based in Tokyo and is experiencing the heatwave that is currently devastating Japan. He talks on the impact the weather is likely to have when the 2020 Olympics take place in the Land of the Rising Sun.

News of the week

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Newshub's Grace Cocker joins The Long Lunch with this week in news: The on-going cannabis debate, more than 80 dead after huge fires in Greece, and the Wanaka chopper crash.

Aaron Jeffrey: Playing the role he'd chased for years

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Aaron Jeffrey is an Auckland-born actor who is the feature interview of the week. He talks to Trudi all about playing the role he’d chased for years - Aussie standover man Mark ‘Chopper’ Read in Underbelly Files: Chopper -  packing on the pounds to fit the bill, and overcoming childhood abuse and a nervous breakdown to become a Logie Award-winning actor.

Hunting & Fishing: The art of jigging

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Resident fishing expert Terry Williams King has all the best tips for the art of jigging. What is it? How do I do it? What are the different types? Where to do it? What can I catch?

Listen to all of the interviews from The Long Lunch above.

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