Weekend Life: In case you missed Saturday

Weekend Life 13/10/2018

In case you missed it, here's a look back at the best bits from Weekend Life with Trudi Nelson in for Carly Flynn for Saturday, 13th October.

This week in politics

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The leak investigation narrows in on National Party MP or staffers after Speaker conducts his own secret investigation, the Government wants cleaner rivers in 5 years, and the birds on Parliament's steps were not poisoned with 1080 - it's the week in politics with Newshub journalist Anna Bracewell-Worrall.

Are housing auctions still the best option?

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In the current housing market, are auctions still the best option? High-rise apartment developments are being announced in Auckland CBD but what impact will it have on apartment and house prices in the foreseeable future? Robert Tulp joins Trudi Nelson with all the answers. 

Opinion: 12 Years to Save the World - Climate Change

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Rodney Hide, former ACT Party leader says when it comes to climate change, "we have talked the talk but not walked the walk."

Click here for the full piece.

Book picks of the week

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Here are Joan MacKenzie's top picks from Whitcoulls:

  • The House Across the Street by Lesley Pearse.
  • Always Look on the Bright Side of Life by Eric Idle.
  • The Top Secret Undercover Notes of Buttons McGinty by Rhys Darby.

US and entertainment news

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Based in New York City, entertainment reporter Nelson Aspen joins Trudi Nelson with all the latest from the US including the lastest hurricane update, Kanye West's meeting with Donald Trump, and which celebrity is (or isn't) having a "miracle baby".

Today is: Metastatic Breast Cancer Day

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October 13th is Metastatic Breast Cancer Day, which is used worldwide to further the cause of supporting people living with the life ending disease. Sweet Louise is New Zealand’s only charity solely dedicated to supporting Kiwis with incurable breast cancer. They do invaluable work connecting women and providing genuine and meaningful financial and emotional support that makes a difference.

Motoring: Classic car prices

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Motoring expert Sandie Myhre talks classic and vintage car prices which have reached new (and eye watering) highs.

Newshub Travel update

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Newshub Travel's Dan Lake joins Trudi Nelson with all the latest travel news, including the launch of the world's longest flight -17 hours between Singapore and New York.

Listen to the full interviews above.

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