If you missed The Long Lunch today with Lynda Hallinan, you can listen back here to every interview from Wednesday November 14th, 2018.
The plan for Pike River Mine re-entry
Dinghy Pattinson, Chief Operating Officer of the Pike River Recovery Agency discusses how the re-entry to the mine will work, who will be going in, how they will select the recovery team and where the recovery of the 29 bodies of the deceased miners sits in the list of objectives.
Japanese whaling expedition heading to Antarctica
Professor Liz Slooten, founder and trustee of the New Zealand Whale and Dolphin Trust, discusses Japan’s ‘scientific’ whaling practices and the fleet now heading toward Antarctica.
Painting could fetch US $80M
Celebrated NYC artist Carol Diehl discusses the impending sale of David Hockney’s Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures) which is expected to fetch up to US$80m and set a new auction record for a work by a living artist when it goes under the hammer on Friday (NZ time).
Backyard Banter: 'Jungle' gardens
Tony Murrell joins Lynda Hallinan for Backyard Banter. This week they are taking your calls and talking about 'jungle' gardens.
Millennials and ‘maturials’ are getting along in the workplace
Jane Kennelly, founder of Frog Recruitment, discusses a new work survey showing millennials and ‘maturials’ are comfortable with each other, and offer equally important and complementary skills and attributes to New Zealand businesses.
Motoring with Eric Thompson: E-scooters, electric car ranges
Motoring expert Eric Thompson discusses e-scooters, four ways to curb an e-car's range, Ford's new showrooms, and electric car incentives.
Parenting Panel: When your kids stuff up
John Cowan from The Parenting Place and Yvonne Godfrey from MIOMO: Youth independence programme are today's Parenting Panel.
They are talking about what to do with your kids when they 'stuff up'.
Is spirituality a public health issue?
Dr Richard Egan, senior lecturer in health promotion at the University of Otago, talks about his new research project that suggests spirituality is a public health issue and needs to be integrated into the health system.
Make lemonade: Approach to grief
Jo Guy, mother of slain farmer, Scott Guy, who was shot dead on his Feilding property in 2010, talks about her 'make lemonade' approach to dealing with grief when a loved one is killed in public circumstances such as the Pike miners were.
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.