The Long Lunch: In case you missed Friday

Long Lunch 13/07/2018

In case you missed The Long Lunch today, here are some of our favourite interviews from Friday 13th July, 2018.

The line between free speech and hate speech

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The Right Minds New Zealand founder, Dieuwe de Boer, discusses why the organisation will hold a series of ‘Free Speech’ events throughout the country tomorrow in the wake of Auckland mayor Phil Goff’s decision to ban Canadian speakers Lauren Southern and Stefan Molyneux from using a council-owned venue.

Overseas call scammers and what’s being done to help protect Kiwis

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TrueCall Fraud Education Manager Bronwyn Groot joins Carly to discuss the issue of overseas call scammers and what’s being done to help protect Kiwis - particularly the elderly - from being sucked in by their elaborate ruses.

World's biggest sex survey reveals deepest desires

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Social psychologist Dr Justin Lehmiller discusses his findings from the world's largest sex survey, revealing common - and not so common - sexual desires. 

World first: Drag Artist reading to children on historic Wellington Cable Car

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Celebrated Wellington drag artist, Queen Olivia St Redfern, joined The Long Lunch to talk about her world-first school holiday reading programme on the iconic Wellington Cable Car, which will see her taking over one of the cars for a series of whanau-friendly children’s storytelling sessions on Monday.

Invercargill Mayor on life in the Deep South

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Despite almost losing his voice, the idiosyncratic Mayor of Invercargill Tim Shadbolt
- who has been at the helm of the City Council, apart from one three-year term, since 1992 - on life in the Deep South and how he’s managed to help keep the city on the national radar for the past quarter of a century.

Listen to the full interviews above.

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