The Long Lunch: In case you missed Wednesday

Long Lunch 05/09/2018

In case you missed The Long Lunch today, here are the best bits to listen back to from Wednesday, September 5th 2018.

Some iwi want to be able to hunt kereru

Photo : Getty

Some Maori Iwi are calling for the Department of Conservation to allow the hunting of the protected kereru. Hone Harawira, party leader of the Mana Movement, discusses the call for policy change.

Racing Magazine editor on seven charged in Operation Inca

Photo: TAB, One of the alleged fixed races.

The NZ Police have charged seven people in relation to Operation Inca,  an investigation into alleged race-fixing in the harness racing industry. Garrick Knight, Harnessed New Zealand editor, discusses the investigation with Steven McIvor.

Looking back at Helen Clark’s history with her new book

Photo: Newshub

Helen Clark, former Prime Minister of New Zealand, talks with RadioLIVE’s Steven McIvor as they discuss rugby, Jacinda Ardern and her new book Women, Equality, Power: Selected speeches from a life of leadership.

September is Bee Aware month

Photo: Newshub.

September is Bee Aware month and NZ Gardener is doing heaps to help gardeners support our precious pollinators. One thing bees need is pollen and nectar rich flowering plants but that doesn't limit you from having a pretty or productive garden.

Jo McCarroll, editor of NZ Gardener magazine, discusses why we need to celebrate bees this month. 

Car talk with Eric Thompson

Credit: File.

Resident car expert Eric Thompson joins Stephen McIvor in for RadioLIVE’s Wendyl Nissen to take a look at European vehicles.

Mr Thompson looks at how European drivers, and possibly Kiwi drivers have been conned out of billions of dollars.

He also explores a couple of things under the bonnet.

Performers in New Zealand Opera's La bohème

Marlena Devoe and Amelia Berry join The Long Lunch in the studio to discuss their roles in New Zealand Opera's  La bohème, which is about to start its Auckland season on September 13 at the ASB Theatre.

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