In case you missed the show, here are some of our favourite bits from The Long Lunch on Monday 30th July, 2018.
'Cage free' not always as good as it sounds
Deirdre Sims, the animal advocacy group Direct Animal Action spokesperson talks about the alleged shocking animal welfare the group exposed at one of the Tegel farms in Helensville, as the poultry giant looks to move forward with its plan to open a mega farm in the Kaipara district.
Author interview: Andy Griffith and Terry Denton
Andy Griffith and Terry Denton join Wendyl Nissen on The Long Lunch. They write and illustrate the very popular Treehouse books and their latest book is 104 storeys.
Do ATV laws need to change?
Rebecca Lilley, Senior Research Fellow in the Injury Prevention Research Unit at the University of Otago discusses yet another ATV death in this country which has seen a Uruguayan woman charged after a French woman’s death in a Nelson crash and whether law changes need to be made to try and help stem the problem.
Bag of Books
Here are the books Joan Mackenzie from Whitcoulls reviewed today on the show.
- Puffin the Architect by Kimberly Andrews
Children's book about a mother puffin who is an architect and her toughest clients are her kids.
- Something in the Water by Catherine Steadman
Great domestic noir about a young couple who have everything ahead of them when he’s suddenly made redundant and things become a little more straitened. But they still go on a honeymoon to Bora Bora where, when out scuba diving, they find a suitcase floating in the water with millions of dollars inside.
- Steven Adams: My Life, My Fight
Biography of the basketball great, from a no hope, dead end life in Rotorua to the big leagues.
Mate With a Plate: Ainsley Johnstone
Ainsley Johnstone is our Mate With a Plate today, she is a recipe stylist, food creator and photographer and co-author of the new book, Healthy Hormones: A Practical Guide to Balancing Your Hormones.
Get the recipe she shared for chicken and haloumi salad here
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