Weekend Life: In case you missed Sunday

Weekend Life 23/09/2018

In case you missed it, here's a look back at the best bits from Weekend Life with Trudi Nelson on Sunday 23rd September, 2018.

 Prime Ministers's week in NY

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Newshub political editor Tova O'Brien joins Trudi to talk the Prime Minister's arrival in New York, for the 73rd session of the United Nations general assembly.

Jacinda Ardern will have an apperance on The Late Show, The Today Show and will meet actress Anne Hathaway.

Money Matters

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Consumer confidence in the September quarter was weak, following weakening business confidence and Trump escalates the trade war with China.

Shamubeel Eaqub, our resident economist joins Trudi Nelson for all your money matters.

Political Panel:  Laila Harre & David Seymour

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Women's suffrage, New Zealand's refugee quota, meth testing in homes and Don Brash.

Trudi is joined by Laila Harre, trade unionist and first leader of the Internet party, and David Seymour, leader of the ACT party.

Government for the public good

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Journalist Mac Rashbrooke joins Trudi to discuss his new book Government for the Public Good.

He explains why he's written the book, what he hopes to achieve and delves into why governments usually fail.

Humans missing connection

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Studies suggest that spending too much time online rather than seeking out real-life connections heightens feelings of isolation.

Relationships expert Dr Anna Martin talks with Trudi about New Zealanders missing out on true connections in relationships.

Metabolism discovery

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Dr Charles Brenner, the world leading expert on NAD Metabolism joins Trudi Nelson to discuss goverment spending on resources.

Consumers seem to be interested that NAD can decline in ageing, Dr Brenner explains.

Climbing the corporate ladders

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Moving sideways used to be a red flag in your career; now it’s a common way to get ahead.  

Harold Hillman our leadership coach joins Trudi to explain how to grow your career in todays fast paced world.

The good citizen

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Denis Dwyer, author sits down with Trudi to discuss his new book The Good Citizen and where his research took him.

The book focuses on Tom Ryan, the illegitmate baby of an Anglo Irish aristocrat, and is in stores now.

 Female trailblazers in NZ music

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Jenny Morris, Sisters Underground, Bic Runga and Kimbra.. what do they all have in common?

Paula Yeoman our music reviewer joins Trudi Nelson to admire the trailblazers in New Zealand music.

Elaine Paige 

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Elaine Paige, beloved singer and actress joins Trudi ahead of her three shows she is set to perform in New Zealand next month.

She shares her favourite musical, what inspires her and what we can expect from her 2018 performances.

Listen to the interviews above.

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