The Long Lunch: In case you missed Tuesday

Long Lunch 30/10/2018

If you missed The Long Lunch today with Lynda Hallinan, here are the best bits to listen back to from Tuesday October 30th, 2018.

Cannabis startup looking for $20m

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Chris Fowlie, Auckland-based Zeacann co-founder, talks about the opening of the Kiwi cannabis company's $20m funding round and how they intend to establish themselves as a global leader in the fast-growing medical cannabis industry.

Skinner charged by FBI

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Mark Bowes, Richmond Times-Dispatch reporter, discusses the latest in the case of New Zealander Troy George Skinner, who has been charged by the FBI after being shot while allegedly trying to enter the house of a US teenage girl he’d met online.

Avoiding online romance scams

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Paula Gair from offers up hints and tips on avoiding on line romance scams.

Astrotourism on the rise

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Bridget Newlands, owner of SkyScape in the Mackenzie Country, talks about the rise of astrotourism in this country and how they cater for those who want to see the very best the sky has to offer both day and night.

Rapid weight loss flawed

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Dr Rebecca Williams, researcher at the School of Health Sciences at the University of Newcastle, talks about why fad diets and rapid weight loss techniques are often fatally flawed because they are unlikely to provide adequate amounts of key nutrients that are essential for our health and well-being.

Listen to all the interviews above.

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