Weekend Life: In case you missed Saturday

Weekend Life 29/09/2018

In case you missed it, here's a look back at the best bits from Weekend Life with Carly Flynn for Saturday, 29th September.

Finance: World Investor Week

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World Investor Week runs from 1st to 7th of October and before you glaze over and think "this doesn’t affect me", David Boyle from Mint Asset Management has some intel and pointers about how to get involved. Did you know if you’re in Kiwisaver that you ARE an investor?

Spring paint trends

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With the changing of the seasons, Resene's Nikki Morris reveals the colour trends for spring and summer.

Rodney Hide: Why the Maori party are backing Whaitiri

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The Māori caucus within the Labour Party have continued to support Meka Whaitiri as co-chair despite her getting stripped of her ministerial responsibilities. Former ACT Party leader Rodney Hide argues that by supporting her, they are supporting bullying.

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Book recommendations

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Here are Joan MacKenzie's top picks from Whitcoulls:

  • Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman.
  • Educated by Tara Westover.
  • Oh Boy by Stuart Lipshaw.

US and entertainment news

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Live from Los Angeles, entertainment reporter Nelson Aspen shares the latest from the US including star spotting in LA, Burt Reynolds recasting in what would have been his final film, and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's visit to the United Nations.

Kiwi Baker at Home

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Baker Dean Brettschneider has just released his thirteenth book, A Kiwi Baker at Home, which is filled with recipes that Dean himself would choose to be baking.

The bounce-back in real estate

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'The Auction Guy' himself Robert Tulp joined Weekend Life with all the latest on the housing market, and how the changing seasons can affect the real estate market.

It’s not Coeliac’s or allergies, so why does my stomach play up?

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When you’ve had all of the specialist exams, and there are no significant findings, but you’re miserable. Dr Kathleen Schubert talks about food intolerances and how they are different from allergies, common food triggers, as well as some supplements to help.

Listen to the full interviews above.

Weekend Life with Carly Flynn,10am - 2pm on Saturday and streaming live on 'rova' channel 9 - available on Android and iPhone.