The Long Lunch: In case you missed Wednesday

Long Lunch 05/12/2018

If you missed The Long Lunch today with Lynda Hallinan, you can listen back to the interviews here from Wednesday December 5th 2018.

Gen-X too vain for specs

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Optometrist Bruce Nicholls on the revelation that Generation X’s are not seeking treatment for common eye conditions because of their vanity. They are putting up with eyestrain, headaches and neck pain, rather than getting glasses.

Men with hostile sexist beliefs feel less powerful in relationships

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Emily Cross, PhD candidate in the School of Psychology at the University of Auckland, discusses new research which shows that heterosexual men with hostile sexist attitudes are more likely to think they lack power in a relationship rather than seeing themselves as powerful.

Government grants additional funds for America's cup

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Economic Development Minister David Parker on the Government’s decision to grant additional funding of $22.5 million for additional infrastructure for the 2021 America’s Cup, and what they expect to gain in return.

Backyard Banter

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Lynda Hallinan is joined by Home & Garden host Tony Murrell taking your questions for this week's Backyard Banter.

Green investment fund

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Climate Change Minister James Shaw discusses the new $100 million Green investment fund that has been launched today to help reduce New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions.

Motoring with Eric Thompson

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Eric Thompson talks motoring including Range Rover making the front of the car disappear, or more precisely 'see through'.

Parenting Panel

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Yvonne Godfrey and John Cowan talk about giving young children responsibility on the Parenting Panel today.

Hand up for kids who can't afford to play sport

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Ant Ford, founder of the Hand Up Foundation. which supports talented but financially challenged youth sports people, on the fact that some Kiwi kids are missing out on the opportunity to play sports because their families can’t afford the costs involved.

Are Kiwi's embracing gender reveals?

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Yvette Stoupe, party planner on the growing trend of Gender Reveal parties.

Beef and Lamb awards

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Michael Coughlin, Platinum Ambassador chef on last night’s Beef and Lamb Excellence Awards, the big winners, and what makes New Zealand’s beef and lamb stand out in the crowd internationally.

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.