The Long Lunch: In case you missed Wednesday

Long Lunch 18/07/2018

In case you missed Wednesday, here are some of the best bits from The Long Lunch July 18th 2018.

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Russia affairs expert and Benedictine University political science professor Dr Joel Ostrow analyses the meeting between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin in Helsinki and the continued fallout. 

Will the 4-day working week become mandatory?

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The Perpetual Guardian chief executive Andrew Barnes on why, after trialling giving his staff a full-time salary for a four-day working week, he is pushing for the policy to become permanent at the Auckland company.

Turning prisoners into baristas

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The Beans Behind Bars creator Lauren Tennant on what drove her to create a programme which is helping former female prisoners become first-class baristas -- and build better lives in the process.

Backyard Banter with Lynda Hallinan

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NZ Gardener editor Lynda Hallinan joined The Long Lunch to reveal all her gardening tips and tricks. Including how to grow your own swan plants from seed. 

Australian Immigration Lawyer Wins Appeal for Kiwi Teenager

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The Australian immigration lawyer Greg Barns who represented the Kiwi teenager held for nearly four months in an adult detention centre, on the successful appeal to win his visa back, and why the teen should never have been there in the first place.

Legal commentator reveals 'strange' and 'quirky' laws

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The Wellington barrister and legal commentator Graeme Edgeler on some of the quirkier New Zealand laws he’s come across during his time in the profession.

Drive-time with Eric Thompson

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Motorsport journalist Eric Thompson joined The Long Lunch to discuss; the speed limit through Waterview Tunnel, why Hyundai is looking to take over the world and more motoring news.

Parenting Panel

John Cowan from The Parenting Place and Yvonne Godfrey from Miomo Youth Independence Programme join the show to reveal their parenting tips and tricks.

Live chat with music legend Rikki Morris

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With over 35 years experience in the music industry Rikki Morris has won NZ Music Award ‘Tuis’, the prestigious APRA Silver Scroll, NZ Radio Jingle Awards, and written and performed a NZ number one single. He joined The Long Lunch in an exclusive interview.