Weekend Life: In case you missed Sunday

Weekend Life 14/10/2018

In case you missed it, here's a look back at the best bits from Weekend Life with Trudi Nelson on Sunday 14th October, 2018.

Climate change

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Dealing with the realities of climate change and its financial impact could have the same devastating effect on changes to our daily lives and routines. Professor Timothy Naish gives us a better understanding of what we can acheive as individuals and how we need to change our thinking.


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Campaigner for Greenpeace Aotearoa Amanda Larsson explains the terrifying reality behind climate change. She shares how to deal with the despair and how many pepole don't think about climate change on a daily basis.

Money matters

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There was a sharp correction in financial markets this week, meaning lower stock markets and lower commodity markets. Economist Shamubeel Eaqub discusses the IPPC report and the Nobel prize in economics.

Political Panel: Chris Trotter & Rodney Hide

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Donald Trump, climate change, loan sharks and the governments five billion dollar surplus.

Former ACT Party Leader Rodney Hide & Chris Trotter, commentator are this weeks Political Panel.

Politics 101

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Town and country, left and right - two young, fresh MP’s from opposite sides of the house.

Chloe Swarbrick, Greens list MP and Matt King National MP discuss mental health/drug reforms and the Warkworth-Whangarei highway.

The New Zealand money guide

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Lisa Dudson, investor and professional speaker explains how to save money when you're already having trouble keeping up with bills.

She shares money saving tips and her success story.

Auckland Airport

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Auckland Airport is running a live emergency exercise on the 16th October that will simulate a live aircraft crash on the airfield.

General manager Anna Cassels-Brown explains the emergency exercise will involve approximately 200 volunteers alongside New Zealand’s emergency services.

How to build self confidence

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With so many benefits attached to self-confidence, it is important to know how to build it – whether in yourself or in a person who you care about – at work or at home.   
Leadership coach Harold Hillman explains in life it is very important to have self-confidence and the ability to back yourself when it really matters.  

Teaching our children empathy

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Professor Stuart McNaughton, director at Woolf Fisher research centre explains why it's important to teach our kids the skills of argument and empathy.

He discusses some good ways to argue as well as what it will mean if we don't address this issue as a society.

A star is born

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Resident music reviewer Paula Yeoman delves into the new film everyone is raving about - 'A Star is Born'.

She shares her top favourite songs from the film, which stars Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga as the main (singing) couple.

Listen to the interviews above.

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