The Long Lunch: In case you missed Wednesday

Long Lunch 01/08/2018

In case you missed the show today, here are some of our favourite bits from The Long Lunch Wednesday August 1st 2018.

Study shows ageing Kiwis are doing well 

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Professor Christine Stephens joins The Long Lunch looking at a new 10 year health and ageing study which shows Kiwis are doing well in their later years.

1080 turnaround?

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Laurie Collins, Sporting Hunters Outdoor Trust spokesperson discusses the apparent 180 degree turn Forest and Bird New Zealand has made in relation to its attitude toward the controversial 1080 poison over the last 25 years.

Chief executive of Forest and Bird Kevin Hague follows up on The Long Lunch to clarify their side of the story.

Filthy Business with the Auckland Theatre Company

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Hysterically funny and historically fascinating, Auckland Theatre Company's Filthy Business is a towering tribute to the entrepreneurial outsiders who have become the beating heart of every modern society.

Two of the stars, Jennifer Ludlam and Jonny Brugh, joined Wendyl to talk all about it.

Parenting Panel: Getting through the dreary winter

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The Parenting Panel, Yvonne Godfrey and John Cowan, take a look at ways to get through parenting kids over winter and the dreary 3rd term.

Backyard Banter with Lynda Hallinan

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Lynda Hallinan joins The Long Lunch for this week's installment of Backyard Banter. Looking at the latest trend in homegrown flowers for arrangements, dahlias and sweet peas. 

Mystery shipwreck found off Wellington’s south coast

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Andy Dodd, Paekakariki-based marine archaeologist talks about the discovery of a mystery shipwreck found over the weekend off Wellington’s south coast, whether it could be the fishing boat, The Crescent, which sank in the 1930s, and just how many wrecks there are sunk of New Zealand’s coastlines.

Listen to all of the interviews from The Long Lunch above.

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