The Long Lunch: In case you missed Tuesday

Long Lunch 11/09/2018

If you missed The Long Lunch today, here are the best bits to listen back to from Tuesday September 11, 2018.

NZ's first certified resident divorce coach

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Kimberlee Sweeney, New Zealand’s first certified divorce coach, discusses what drove her to create her business, and why there is more need than ever in New Zealand for counselling and coaching in the area of navigation through separation and divorce.

Ms Sweeney says she helps people get through a divorce "the right way".

Royals heading to NZ

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Dr Sean Palmer, historian and chair of Monarchy New Zealand, talks about the Duke and Duchess of Sussex to visit New Zealand later this year. He points out that whatever New Zealand spends on royal visits, we end up getting much more back in publicity.

New initiative at the movies to get kids reading

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Jo Cribb, the chief executive of the New Zealand Book Council, discusses a new initiative encouraging Kiwi kids to read the books that some of their favourite movies are based on.

See the trailer for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them being shown in cinemas here.

Vitamin D deficiency in ancient Roman society

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Dr Megan Brickley from the Human Disease Department of Anthropology at McMaster University discusses the research findings that show vitamin D deficiency was causing rickets amongst the Romans some 2,000 years ago.

New kennel stays warm with dog's own body heat

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South Island sheep and beef farmer Rosie Todhunter discusses her innovative creation, Kelvin, the Thermokennel - an insulated kennel that captures and retains your dog’s body heat, keeping it warm through a cold winter’s night.

War games a show of force by Putin, says expert

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Al Gillespie, international political professor of law at Waikato University, talks about what we should read into Russia launching the biggest military drills in its history involving 300,000 troops as well as Chinese soldiers, in a move NATO denounced as “exercising large-scale conflict”.

Listen to all the full interviews above.

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