The Long Lunch: In case you missed Thursday

Long Lunch 05/07/2018

In case you missed The long Lunch today, here are some of the best bits from Thursday July 5th 2018.

Would you adopt an ex lab animal?

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Tara Jackson, the New Zealand Anti-Vivisection Society (NZAVS) discusses the Ministry of Primary Industries’ announcement that they will support the rehoming of ex-lab animals in New Zealand after a petition asking for a mandatory retirement policy for ex-lab animals was turned down.

Nearly half of Americans think Trump is racist

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Tim Malloy, the assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Poll talks about the somewhat unsurprising result of the latest poll, which shows that almost 50% of Americans think their president, Donald Trump is a racist.

50% of New Zealanders will be determined clinically obese within nearly 20 years

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Dr Ross Wilson, the University of Otago Research Fellow and the lead author of a new study that shows that along with being one of the fattest countries in the world, nearly 50% of New Zealanders will be determined clinically obese within nearly 20 years.

Tree-house to be rebuilt to standards

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Mike Lord, the Dunedin City Councillor discusses the mobilisation of members of his Mosgiel Rotary Club, who are banding together to help bring a treehouse which ran foul of neighbours and council officials up to spec.

Feature Interview: Rima te Wiata

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Rima Te Wiata catches up with Wendyl Nissen talking about her latest projects.

Health, Mind & Body: Sandra Clair from Artemis

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Sandra Clair from Artemis, one of New Zealand’s most qualified plant medicine experts discusses how plants can help with winter health.

Listen to the full interviews above.

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