The Long Lunch: In case you missed Thursday

Long Lunch 27/09/2018

If you missed the show on Thursday, here are the best bits from The Long Lunch, Thursday September 27th 2018.

Even looking at a photo of nature has benefits for mental health

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Sean Robinson, chief executive of the Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand, talks about the positive impact spending time in nature has on the mental health of Kiwis and how people can place their wellbeing front and centre.

He says humans are hard-wired to be in nature and benefit from being in it.

That seal was not expecting anyone to be there

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Kiwi travel blogger Kyle Mulinder discusses how he set the internet alight after being slapped in the face by an octopus while kayaking off the Kaikoura coast.

Health, Mind & Body: Impact of environmental noise on health

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David Welch, audiology at the University of Auckland is our Health, Mind & Body segment this week.

He says we take our sense of hearing for granted and people don't like to admit to not hearing properly.

How to take your dog to work

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Jordan Coulson from define canine joins The Long Lunch looking at the pros and cons of taking your dog to work as well as how to train your dog to behave in the workplace.

Hollywood goss with Marc Malkin

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Marc Malkin from Variety discussed the latest on the Four Weddings and a Funeral remake and yet another A Star Is Born premier.

Happy 20th Google

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Sunday Social host Vaughn Davis discusses Google's 20th birthday, Facebook launching it's 'context button' and Marriott hotels replacing check-in staff with face recognition technology.

Catch Vaughn on RadioLIVE this Sunday at 7pm on Sunday Social.

Listen to the full interviews above.

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