The Long Lunch: In case you missed Monday

Long Lunch 19/11/2018

If you missed The Long Lunch today with Lynda Hallinan, you can listen back to the interviews here from Monday November 19th, 2018.

Shift in sentiment at Fijian election

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Stewart Firth, research fellow at Australian National University on the Frank Bainimarama led Fiji First party’s impending victory in the Fiji election which is only the second election since the 2006 coup, the dramas at the polling stations, and what it all means for Fiji moving forward.

Zuckerberg says he was not aware the company had hired opposition research firm

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Katelyn Caralle, breaking news reporter for the Washington Examiner on Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s assertion that he was not aware the company had hired a Washington, D.C. area opposition research firm to find damaging information on critics.

Nearly one in four struggle at Chistmas

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Pam Waugh, Salvation Army head of welfare services on a new survey that shows nearly one in four people cannot afford to celebrate Christmas, and the expected 17,000 people the organisation is likely to help over the festive period. You can make a donation here.

Broom busting mites available tomorrow

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Randall Milne, senior biosecurity officer, pest plants, from Environment Southland on a mite release programme in the region that see Broom-busting mites distributed to people tomorrow in an attempt to control the pest plant.

Food news

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Lauraine Jacobs, cookbook author and food columnist for NZ Listener Magazine talks about the season's first new potatoes.

Ashburton tornado

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Kim Watson, globetrotting Kiwi storm chaser and Aaron Wilkinson, forecaster and storm-chaser who streamed the tornado live on yesterday’s massive tornado that emerged north of Ashburton yesterday.

Hangover cures don't work

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Kenneth Harvey, associate professor from the department of epidemiology and preventive medicine at Monash university delivers the bad news ahead of the festive season that there is no cure for a hangover.

Bag of Books with Joan Mackenzie

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Joan Mackenzie from Whitcoulls reviews the following books:
The Winters by Lisa Gabriele.
The Price of Fortune: The Untold Story of Being James Packer by Damon Kitney.
Becoming by Michelle Obama.

Listen to all of the full interviews above.

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