The Long lunch: In case you missed Wednesday

Long Lunch 04/07/2018

In case you missed it, here are some of the best bits from The Long Lunch today, Wednesday 4th of July.

Is euthanasia or assisted dying solely a Pākehā issue?

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Dr Mary Panko, the End of Life Choice National Committee vice president discusses the notion that interest in euthanasia or assisted dying is solely a Pākehā issue.

The Parenting Panel

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The Parenting Panel with Yvonne Godfrey and John Cowan talk about the Sandwich Generation.

Former editor and publisher of Capital Gazette

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Tom Marquardt the former editor and publisher of Capital Gazette Communications discusses the paper’s troubled past with Annapolis shooter Jarrod Ramos and the resulting funerals of former colleague that he is now attending.

New Zealand’s first hospital-based community breast milk bank

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Yvonne Hiskemuller, the Canterbury midwife on New Zealand’s first hospital-based community breast milk bank, which has just opened in Christchurch and provides milk to mothers who are in short supply.

Backyard Banter with Lynda Hallinan

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Lynda Hallinan joins The Long Lunch for Backyard Banter talking about how the current trend away from meat is likely to have a positive effect on vegetable gardening and gives tips on reducing plastic when it comes to gardening.

Show 'Valerie' tackles mental health issues

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Writer and composer Robin Kelly and vocalist Cherie Moore join Wendyl Nissen in The Long Lunch studio discussing the resounding success of their intensely personal and powerful show, Valerie, which tackles issues of family and mental health.

Listen to the full interviews above.

The Long Lunch with Wendyl Nissen, 12pm - 3pm on RadioLIVE and streaming live to the rova app on Android and iPhone.