The Long Lunch: In case you missed Thursday

Long Lunch 11/10/2018

If you missed the show, here are the best bits to listen back to from The Long Lunch, Thursday October 11th, 2018.

What to do if a border agent demands access to your device

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University of Wollongong professor Katina Michael discusses what to do if a border agent demands access to your digital device. It comes after Customs NZ clarified rules in which officers can demand a 'digital strip-search'.

Why could you be paying more for your plane ticket?

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Dr Rob Nicholls, senior lecturer at the School of Taxation and Business Law in Sydney, explores airline price discrimination and why you might be paying more for your airfare than the person seated right next to you.

Trust giving free glasses to kids falling through the cracks

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Co-chair of The Eye Institute Community Trust, professor Helen Danesh Meyer talks about her trust’s pledge to give 400 pairs of glasses free to children who need them most.

Phil Twyford on Auckland's homeless

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Minister for Housing and Urban Development Phil Twyford looks at the free mobile laundry and shower services launched this week for rough sleepers across Auckland.

Is seaweed the answer to cutting methane emissions?

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Professor of animal science at US Davis in California, Dr Ermias Kebreab discusses how a certain type of seaweed introduced in a cow's diet could help cut dangerous methane emissions on dairy farms.

Do we fat shame? 

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On World Obesity Day, senior lecturer and obesity researcher at Otago University, Lesley Gray discusses fat shaming people who are overweight.

T-swizzle takes to politics?

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Variety senior events and lifestyle editor Marc Malkin fills us in on the American Music Awards, pop singer Taylor Swift, the latest on Brad Pitt in the World War Z sequel and US actor Timothee Chalamet.

Listen to the full interviews above.

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