The Long Lunch: In case you missed Friday

Long Lunch 14/09/2018

In case you missed the show today, here are the best bits from The Long Lunch, Friday, September 14th 2018.

An expert's call for a sugar tax in New Zealand

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Professor Barry M Popkin, professor of nutrition at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, discussed the tangible benefits that would likely come from a sugar tax in New Zealand. He says the health cost is what lead to the sugar tax in the UK.

The 'ghost ship' phenomenon

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Brendan Burke, maritime historian, joins The Long Lunch to discuss the ‘ghost ship’ phenomenon, and his own experience with the remains of a boat that washed up on the coast of Florida this year, which he believes could have dated back to the 1700's.

He says a ghost ship is a romantic notion but usually they occur through completely 
rational situations.

Miss America contestant says Trump is the biggest issue facing America

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Madeline Collins, West Virginia Miss America pageant contestant, shares what drove her to remark ‘Donald Trump’ when asked what the biggest issue facing the United States was. 

Life Lessons From The Cockpit Of QF32.

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Qantas pilot Richard de Crespigny shares how he averted what would have been the worst disaster in aviation history, his decades of experience in the air and a few of the stories from his new book FLY! Life Lessons From The Cockpit Of QF32.

He says there were no injuries on QF32 because of the resilience of the crews involved. He believes people can grow from post traumatic stress and trauma.

Weekend Treats: Nicola Galloway

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Nicola Galloway from Nelson shares a recipe for roasted orange and hazelnut cake which you can find the recipe for here.

Listen to all the full interviews above.

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