In case you missed The Long Lunch with Leah Panapa you can listen back to the interviews here from Friday, December 14th.
Dishonest practice by the Prime Minister?
The leader of the National Party, Simon Briges, on what he feels is dishonest practice by the Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern in relation to correspondence from a good friend of convicted Czech drug smuggler Karel Sroubek, activist Richie Hardcore.
Google releases name of accused killer in email
Ursula Cheer, Canterbury University law professor, joins The Long Lunch on the decision by Silicon Valley giant Google to email out the name of the accused killer of British backpacker Grace Millane after the New Zealand courts granted the man interim name suppression.
Steve Hansen steps down as All Blacks coach
The veteran rugby commentator Grant Nisbet on the decision by long-serving All Blacks coach Steve Hansen to step down after next year’s Rugby World Cup, and how he will be remembered amongst the greatest coaches to have mentored the Men in Black.
Higher risk of heart attack on Christmas Eve
Josh Knight, Research Fellow in Health Economics at Melbourne University, on ‘The Christmas Effect’, and why you’re more likely to suffer cardiac arrest while enjoying yourself during the festive season.
NZ not on track to meet Smokefree 2025 goals
Worrying signs show that New Zealand is currently not on target to reach its somewhat ambitious target of being smokefree by 2025. Professor Nick Wilson, The associate professor from the Department of Public Health at the University of Otago joins The Long Lunch.
News of the week
The latest in the Grace Millane case, Theresa May survives the confidence vote, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame - this is the news of the week with Newshub's Jared McCulloch.
Feature: Bo Runga
Boh Runga is a dynamic creative force. Armed with a guitar, a sketchbook and a head full of ideas, Boh's creations flow from the stage to the streets. She joined Leah Panapa to talk about where she came from and where she's going.
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