If you missed The Long Lunch today with Lynda Hallinan, you can listen back to the interviews here from Friday, December 7th, 2018.
Does China have an influence on Australia?
Professor Clive Hamilton, author of Silent Invasion: China's Influence in Australia and professor of public ethics at Charles Sturt University (Canberra), discusses his support for University of Canterbury professor Anne-Marie Brady and why the world needs to keep China’s unrelenting determination to dominate the world in check.
Paua poacher jailed
Mike Green, MPI team manager (fisheries) for the eastern and lower North Island, on the case of a Porirua pāua poacher who has been jailed after taking 366 pāua and what people need to look out for when it comes to reporting poachers this summer.
Coffee or tea? It's in your genes
Dr Daniel Hwang, postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Queensland, on how your preference for a freshly brewed cup of coffee or English breakfast tea in the mornings could come down to key genes that shape how bitter flavours taste.
Does money bring happiness?
‘Jackie’, a Big Wednesday Lotto winner on the enduring question: Does money really buy you happiness?
Ashia Ismail-Singer is our Weekend Treats guest today she has a new book out called My Indian Kitchen and you can find her recipe for beetroot halva here.
Parallels between Meghan Markle and Sarah Ferguson
Susan Maxwell Skinner, royal watcher and former member of the Buckingham Palace press corps, on the worrying parallels that appear to be emerging between the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle and the Duchess of York, Sarah ‘Fergie’ Ferguson.
Feature Interview: Julia Hartley Moore
Private investigator Julia Hartley Moore is our feature interview on The Long Lunch today.
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