The Long Lunch: In case you missed Thursday

Long Lunch 01/11/2018

If you missed The Long Lunch today with Lynda Hallinan, here are the best bits to listen back to from Thursday November 1st, 2018.

Royal review

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Susan Maxwell Skinner, former Kiwi royal correspondent and author of four books on Princess Diana, offers her thoughts on the modern-day royal family, including Harry and Meghan’s recent visit to NZ and the differences between covering the royals today as compared to her day.

Tour a royal success

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Dr Sean Palmer, chair of Monarchy New Zealand, talks about the success of the brief tour here by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Harry and Meghan, and how the younger generation of royals are breathing life into the family.

Survey shows diabetes affects mental health

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Heather Verry, chief executive of Diabetes New Zealand, talks about the 200,000 plus people currently living with the condition in this country, the further 100,000 who are undiagnosed, and the organisation’s recent survey into how diabetes affects mental health.

World Vegan Day

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Claire Insley from The Vegan Society of Aotearoa NZ talks about where New Zealand sits in the global vegan movement, and whether people who eat things like avocado and almonds can really be considered vegan.

Wonky Donkey's global success

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Craig Smith, best-selling author and itinerant musician, talks about how his classic book, The Wonky Donkey, which has been a household name in New Zealand for over a decade, almost broke the internet with the help of a giggling Scottish granny.

  • Watch the video here.

Health, Mind and Body: Stress

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Today on Health, Mind and Body, Sandra Clair from Artemis joins us talking about stress.

Listen to all the interviews above.

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