The Long Lunch: In case you missed Wednesday

Long Lunch 15/08/2018

In case you missed it, you can listen back here to the best bits from The Long Lunch Wednesday August 15th 2018.

Pokies also do good

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Bruce Robertson from the Gaming Machine Association of New Zealand (GMANZ) discusses the good things pokie machine profits are doing for local communities and the potentially negative results, including increases in unregistered online gambling, that the ongoing reduction in gaming machines and venues could have.

'This is the beginning of the end for Tuheitia'

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David Rankin, the Ngāpuhi leader discusses Tukoroirangi Morgan’s claims that the Maori King’s chief of staff, Rangi Whakaruru should stand down amidst an SFO investigation into spending at King Tuheitia’s office, whilst also addng the King’s communication style is embarrassing, his care of people non-existent, and his credibility as flawed.

Backyard Banter with Lynda Hallinan

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Lynda Hallinan joins The Long Lunch for Backyard Banter talking about RoundUp and planting potatoes for Christmas.

Drain the Oceans: 'We peel the water back using CGI'

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Andrew Ogilvie is the Christchurch born chief executive and executive producer at Electric Pictures. He joins The Long Lunch talking about the groundbreaking new National Geographic series Drain the Oceans, which offers an unparalleled insight into the mysteries that sit at the bottom of the ocean.

PIU: 'We know it's a problem, we're just not sure what the problem is.'

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Delia Colotros-Goodall, University of Auckland researcher discusses the new study she is undertaking which looks at the toll Problematic Internet Use (PIU) is having in New Zealand, where more than 90 per cent of adults use the net at least once a day. You can participate in the study online here.

How to praise kids

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The Parenting Panel with Yvonne Godfrey and John Cowan join Wendyl Nissen today talking about how to give your children praise.

Musician of the Week: Dominic Blaazer

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Dominic Blaazer, Auckland-based singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and legend of the local music scene, is our musician on The Long Lunch this week sharing what he's been up to and some of his favourite music tracks.

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

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