Weekend Life: In case you missed Saturday

Weekend Life 22/09/2018

In case you missed it, here's a look back at the best bits from Weekend Life with Carly Flynn for Saturday, 22nd September.

This week in politics

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Helen Clark & Jacinda Ardern talking about women in politics, the Government attempts to draw a line under all the controversies of the previous weeks, and a big apology and a promise of compensation for bogus meth testing from Housing NZ  - it's the week in politics with Newshub journalist Anna Bracewell-Worrall.

Get your cashflow flowing

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The biggest road block most people encounter when they try to get ahead is they find there’s not enough money coming in the door. But how do you fix cashflow issues?

You could get a higher paying job, a pay rise – or you could develop a side hustle. But there are some things you need to know about side hustles to make sure they’re not just time-sucks, or tax traps.

EnableMe's Hannah McQueen has a great list of tips.

Europe's top alternative destinations

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This year, Lonely Planet's Best in Europe list addresses concerns over the increase in tourism to popular European destinations over the summer months by presenting some incredible alternatives without the crowds.

These destinations on the list include:

  • Emilia Romagna, Italy.
  • Friesland, The Netherlands.
  • Dundee, Scotland.

Books recommendations

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Here are Joan MacKenzie's top picks from Whitcoulls:

  • Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty.
  • Small Fry by Lisa Brennan-Jobs.
  • Inside the Villains by Clotilde Pepperin.

Cooking Russian food for a Kiwi palette

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After working in the industry for over 20 years and working in a number of different style cuisines both in NZ and abroad, Murray Wilblin is now working at the Vodka Room in Auckland's trendy suburb of Ponsonby. They are part of the Taste of Auckland festival and Murray brought a taste of what to expect into the studio.

Are you a 'super-feeler?'

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If you’ve ever been told that you’re ‘too sensitive’ or you’ve ever felt overwhelmed by your emotions you may be a "super-feeler". Escaping the Emotional Roller Coaster is a book written to help control emotions by Dr Patricia Zurita Ona. She joined Carly to explain exactly what a super-feeler is.

Dementia & Alzheimer's awareness month

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Dementia dramatically changes the lives of people who live with it. It's Dementia and Alzeihmer's Awareness Month, so Paul Sullivan from Dementia Auckland discusses the not-for-profit organisation dedicated to providing dementia support services and inspiring those living with dementia to make the most of life.

Listen to the interviews above.

Weekend Life - the Saturday edition, 10am-2pm Saturday on RadioLIVE and streaming live to the rova app on Android and iPhone.