The Long Lunch: In case you missed Monday

Long Lunch 10/12/2018

If you missed The Long Lunch today you can listen back here to the interviews with Carly Flynn from Monday December 10th, 2018.

NZ's child poverty monitor released

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Judge Andrew Becroft, Children’s Commissioner on New Zealand’s Child Poverty Monitor, which has just been released this morning and paints a rather bleak picture for this country’s most disadvantaged communities and their children.

Workplace bullying in NZ

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Margaret Robins, owner of Workplace Law, a specialist employment law practice, on bullying in the New Zealand workplace, how it is investigated and dealt with, and whether the problem is worsening in this country.

Bag of Books

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Joan Mackenzie from Whitcoulls rounds up the best fiction reads from the year:
The Woman in the Window by A.J.Finn
The Reckoning by John Grisham
The Seven Sisters by Lucinda Riley
Something in the Water by Catherine Steadman
Bridge of Clay by Markus Zusak

Christmas comes early to campsite

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Jesse Paley-Atkins, owner of the Gentle Annie Seaside Accommodation and Camping Ground on the early Christmas presents that arrived for lucky campers over the weekend when a mystery benefactor doled out nearly $7,000 amongst them in the wee small hours.

Mate With a Plate: Christmas baking

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Lisa Crowe is our Mate With a Plate today. She is Executive Pastry Chef at SKYCITY and you can find her Christmas cake recipe here and her gingerbread cookie recipe here.

New season lamb

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Lauraine Jacobs with this week's food news looking at Spring lamb.

Commercial satellites picking up what official satellites already knew

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Dr. Mark P. Barry, independent Asian affairs analyst who has followed U.S.–DPRK relations for 30 years on new commercial satellite photos that appear to show that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is while he has been dismantling missile factories, as agreed, with one hand, he’s been rapidly assembling with the other.

Anger over driver who ran over little blue penguin

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Peter Bennett, Timaru Penguins coordinator on the driver who lined up and then ran over an endangered little blue penguin on Marine Parade on Saturday.

Bond a functioning alcoholic

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Nick Wilson, Professor from the Department of Public Health at the University of Otago, Wellington, on the revelation that James Bond 007 managed to disarm nuclear weapons, win the girl(s) and drive like a Formula 1 ace as a high-functioning alcoholic.

Listen to all of the full interviews above.

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