If you missed The Long Lunch today with Mary Lambie, you can listen back to the interviews here from Monday December 17th 2018.
What it means when your data is sold
Dr. Kalev Leetaru, senior fellow at the George Washington University Center for Cyber & Homeland Security, on what it means for social media platforms to ‘sell’ our data.
Council buys property to stop head hunters
Jenny Shattock, South Waikato District Council Mayor on the decision to spend almost a quarter of a million dollars on a property in Tokoroa to ensure the Head Hunters don’t set up shop there and increase their presence in the region.
Bag of Books
Joan Mackenzie from Whitcoulls looks over her top non fiction reads of the year.
Exactly by Simon Winchester
Tiger Woods by Jeff Benedict and Armen Keteyian
Becoming by Michelle Obama
Educated by Tara Westover
Dictatorland by Paul Kenyon
Zero drowning goal
Jonty Mills, Water Safety New Zealand chief executive on how New Zealand can work toward a “zero drowning” goal, despite shocking figures that show preventable drownings have killed about 462 people since 2013, making it the third highest cause of accidental deaths in this country.
Auckland council trialing pedestrian only street in CBD
Chris Darby, Auckland councillor and Planning Committee chair on the move by city councillors to trial pedestrian-only streets in the CBD in the lead-up to Xmas, in an attempt to celebrate the changing face of the city’s inner city.
NZ resident charged with slavery
Peter Devoy, Immigration New Zealand assistant general manager on the case of a 64-year-old Samoan national and New Zealand resident who has been arrested and charged with slavery and human trafficking in Hawke’s Bay, dating back to the 1990s.
Friend of Khashoggi fears he's a target
Ali Al-Ahmed, Saudi scholar and political affairs expert at the Institute for Gulf Affairs in Washington DC on the death of his friend, the writer Jamal Khashoggi, being spied on in the US, and why he feels he might be the next target.
Food News: Salad ideas for Christmas
Lauraine Jacobs with Food News looking at ideas for Christmas salads.
Listen to all of the full interviews above.
The Long Lunch with Mary Lambie, 12pm - 3pm on RadioLIVE and streaming live to the rova app on Android and iPhone.