The Long Lunch: In case you missed Monday

Long Lunch 24/09/2018

If you missed The Long Lunch today, here are the best bits to listen back to from Monday 24th September 2018.

Australia needs to "pull its head in" when it comes to sharks

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Kiwi shark scientist Riley Elliott talks to Wendyl Nissen about the killing of four tiger sharks in the wake of two attacks in North Queensland’s Whitsundays and why Australia needs to "pull its head in" when it comes to it's treatment of sharks.

He says tiger sharks are typically shy and attacks are usually investigatory bites.

Captain's behaviour should have been flagged by Malaysian Airlines

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Geoffrey Thomas, veteran aviation writer and editor in chief of Airline Ratings, talks about the sensational investigation into the private life of MH370 captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah, including revelations that he stalked two twins and showed 'self destructive and obsessive online behavior’ that should have been flagged by Malaysian Airlines.

He says airlines like Air New Zealand and Qantas keep a very close eye on these type of things.

The lure of Ruapehu's Crater Lake

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Nico Fournier, head of the department of volcanology at GNS Science, talks about the attraction of the Crater Lake at Ruapehu. What is happening up there volcanic activity wise and what it is that drives people to get so close to the action.

He says you need to be well equipped exploring Ruapehu, especially at this time of year.

Bag of Books with Joan Mackenzie

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Joan Mackenzie reviews the following books on The Long Lunch today:

Together: Our Community Cookbook with foreword by HRH Duchess of Sussex

The Seven Sisters by Lucinda Riley

We Had One of Those Too by Stephen Barnett

Mate With a Plate: Darren Lovell

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Chef Darren Lovell is our Mate With a Plate today on The Long Lunch. He's the owner of Fishbone Queenstown Bar & Grill which has been awarded One-Hat at the Cuisine Good Food Awards. You can find his recipe for sauce vierge here.

Food News with Lauraine Jacobs

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This week on Food News with Lauraine Jacobs we're talking about her new book Always Delicious which has just come out.

Listen to all the full interviews above.

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