The Long Lunch: In case you missed Monday

Long Lunch 13/08/2018

In case you missed The Long Lunch today, here are some of the best bits from Monday August 13th 2018.

What will security consequences be from weekend's 'planejacking' in Seattle?

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Richard Bloom, aviation security expert at Arizona's Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University discusses yesterday’s stunning hijacking of a commercial airplane from a major US airport in Seattle and the questions it leaves about airport security and the difficulties involved with comprehensive screening system to evaluate the mental health of all aviation workers.

Overseas patients put strain on dialysis treatment

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Carmel Gregan-Ford, Kidney Health New Zealand national education manager talks about the huge strain that is being put on New Zealand’s dialysis system by ineligible overseas patients who Kiwi medical staff are obliged to treat urgently.

Call for ban on ivory trade in New Zealand

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Fiona Gordon, ambassador from the Jane Goodall Institute New Zealand and environmental policy analyst talks to Wendyl Nissen about the call for a complete ban on ivory trade in this country, in an age when the Pacific is increasingly becoming a source and transit region for illegal wildlife trafficking.

'Rogue' food reviewer Albert Cho

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Albert Cho the 21-year-old student and food reviewer (described by celebrity chef Al Brown as a ‘rogue’) joins The Long Lunch talking about his unique approach to food reviewing, his dislike of how snobby traditional food critics can be, and what’s spinning his wheels in the Auckland food scene at the moment.

Mate With a Plate Bridget Davis

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Our Mate With a Plate today is Bridget Davis who's new book, 128 Recipes That Saved My Life... or at Least My Dinner is out now. For her poke recipe click here.

Food News with Lauraine Jacobs

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Lauraine Jacobs, food columnist for the NZ Listener joins The Long Lunch talking about cheese and cooking for Anton Mosimann over the weekend.

Bag of Books with Joan Mackenzie

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Here are the books Joan Mackenzie from Whitcoulls reviewed on The Long Lunch today. She reviewed Pieces of Her by Karin Slaughter, Life on the Road: Kiwi Trucking Stories by Randolph Covich, and What the Fast? By Grant Schofield, Dr Caryn Zinn & Craig Rodger.

Media Matters with Bill Ralston

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Bill Ralston joins The Long Lunch talking about the NZ Herald series of stories on Police Deputy Commissioner Wally Haumaha, the series of stories in the New Yorker online about the Fake News phenomena and how the media is fighting back against Donald Trump.

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