Weekend Life: In case you missed Saturday

Weekend Life 15/12/2018

In case you missed it, here's a look back at the best bits from Weekend Life with Liz Gunn in for Carly Flynn on Saturday, 15th December.

This week in politics

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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's touching speech to Grace Millane's family, and the minister that is fighting Google after they released the accused killer's name  - it's the week in politics with Newshub political reporter, Jenna Lynch.

Sustainability awards

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Tracey Brown is one of the big winners in New Zealand’s Sustainability Awards and she’s passionate about increasing sustainability in the dairy industry.

I'm Adopted

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Since RadioLIVE last spoke to Alex Gillert he is still working day to day with the I’m Adopted project but is now currently trying to raise funds to send gifts and supplies to his orphanage in Russia - the same orphanage that he left when he was two years old.

This week in music

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A documentary about Six60, there’s a new ‘most streamed song of 20th century’, and Lindsey Buckingham calls current version of Fleetwood Mac a ‘cover band’ - it's the week in music with Hendon's Mitch Ley.

Book picks of the week

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Here are Joan Mackenzie's top picks from Whitcoulls:

  • The Girl who Smiled Beads by Clemantine Wamariya.
  • Dopesick by Beth Macy.
  • Tiger Woods by Jeff Benedict and Armen Keteyian.
  • In Pieces by Sally Field.
  • Becoming by Michelle Obama.

Entertainment wrap

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Another big week in entertainment! It's coming up to awards season with the biggest news that Kevin Hart, who was going to be hosting the Oscars, has stood down after a series of homophobic tweets were brought to attention. Nelson Aspen with the latest entertainment and US news.

Vegan cooking

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Jeremy Nixon has just released his seventh annual 'The Revive Cafe Cookbook' and he joins the show with some of the reasons why he wrote it and why vegetarian and vegan food is a great and easy option.

Mad Hatter Tea Party show

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Inspired by Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, but with a twist, Mike Finch from the Mad Hatter's Tea Party show talks about the weird and wonderful world with incredible acrobatics, circus, singing, dancing that he has created.

Get your guest room in shape for your Christmas visitors

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With Christmas nearing your spare room might be getting a bit of a work out with family members coming and going all summer long, you may feel it's looking a little like the random unloved room of the house. Katie Tomasi-Edwards shares some easy ideas and tips on how to create an inviting guest room.  

In the garden

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Gardena brand ambassador and Home & Garden host on RadioLIVE joins the show, taking your gardening questions.

Child cancer & fire fighters

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The 2019 Firefighters Calendar has taken on a new look this year, featuring the ever popular firefighters alongside Child Cancer ambassadors. Tony Scott talks about the new look calendar, why the change and what it means for the firefighters to get behind a cause like Child Cancer.

Motoring awards

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The car awards season is in full swing at this time of the year and there are two that motoring expert Sandy Myhre thinks are worthy of special mention.

Wine on the Wireless

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Yvonne Lorkin, co-founder and chief tasting officer for Winefriend, with some great tips for buying wine as Christmas presents this year.

Listen to the full interviews above.

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