The Long Lunch: In case you missed Tuesday

Long Lunch 09/10/2018

If you missed the show, here are the best bits to listen back to from The Long Lunch, Tuesday October 9th, 2018.

What is it like to be friends with Donald Trump?

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Former struggling FedEx courier driver and single father, Shane M. Bouvet joins Wendyl Nissen on The Long Lunch.

Mr Bouvet discusses his extraordinary relationship with the 45th president of the United States, the Brett Kavanaugh investigation and why he firmly believes Donald Trump will go down as the greatest president in the nation’s history. 

Freedom campers causing a ruckus

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Logan Skinner, owner of the Glacier Country Campervan Park joins Wendyl Nissen to explore the issues he has with the money that is being pumped into infrastructure in the West Coast.

The funds are being used to help facilitate freedom camping -- which has been a long-running issue in the district.

Mr Skinner discusses how it will likely impact on businesses like his. 

Boko Haram, Leah Sharibu and menstrual cups for displaced women

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Denise Ritchie, the barrister and founder of the Stop Demand Foundation joins Wendyl Nissen to discuss her return to Nigeria with 2,000 menstrual cups for displaced women and girls.

Ms Ritchie also discusses the fate of Leah Sharibu and her previous meetings with Boko Haram leaders. 

62 year old's spiritual pilgrimage across the USA

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American writer and travel blogger Rebecca Gummere joins The Long Lunch to look at what she has learned about herself - and the road - after making the decision to start living nomadically with her two dogs in her RV as a sixty-something in the USA.

From being a pastor, to leaving the church, working for a rape crisis centre to finally hitting the road, Ms Gummere is one amazing woman, whose story is one you don’t want to miss.

Is Brazil headed for the danger zone?

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Dr Marc Lanteigne, the political commentator from the Massey University Centre for Defence and Security Studies joins The Long Lunch.

Dr Lanteigne explores the rise of far-right candidate and former military officer Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil’s bitterly contested presidential election - and the likely outcome if he comes to power.

Listen to the full interviews above. 

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