The Long Lunch: In case you missed Friday

Long Lunch 26/10/2018

If you missed The Long Lunch today you can listen back here to the best bits from Friday 26th October 2018.

A year in opposition

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We catch up with Simon Bridges on The Long Lunch as the National leader ticks over one year in opposition.

One third of us drink to hazardous levels

Dr Andy Towers, senior lecturer at the Massey University School of Health Sciences, talks about new research which shows a third of all New Zealanders drink to hazardous levels throughout their entire lives.

NZ number two on risky list

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Tim Grafton, Insurance Council of New Zealand chief executive, looks at the findings from a report which shows Aotearoa has risen up the ranks to number two on the risk of at-risk nations when it comes to natural disasters.

He says you should be insured for the present day rebuild cost of your property.

Don't come to school today

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Patrick Drumm, Mount Albert Grammar headmaster, talks about his decision to ban final-year students from attending their final day of class today, to ensure that no “silly stuff that can take place at this time of the year” occurs.

He told RadioLIVE that this is about keeping business running as usuall at this important time of year.

Allergy season in full swing

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Mark Dixon, Allergy New Zealand CEO, discusses allergy season and the sneeziest plants in New Zealand.

Listen to all the interviews above.

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