Weekend Life: In case you missed Sunday

Weekend Life 23/12/2018

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

Predicting Suicide

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A University of Otago study examining the measures to predict death by suicide highlights multiple problems with current mental health treatment models.

Professor Paul Glue, head of the psychiatry unit at the University of Otago explains the study and what he would like to see happen.

Salvation Army

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Major Pam Waugh, head of welfare services at the Salvation Army disusses alternative Christmas gifts for the holidays, and gifts that make a difference.

Money Matters

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Resident economist Shamubeel Eaqub shares how to survive Christmas, and key things to watch for in 2019 concerning your money.

Political Panel: Dan Bidois & Jenny Marcroft

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This week Dan Bidois, Northcote MP and Jenny Marcroft, NZ First List MP join the political panel, discussing Karel Sroubek, minimum wage and President Trump.

Bad season for summer fruit

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Roger Brownlee, summer fruit grower/retailer at the Orchards Store explains why it's such a bad season for summer fruit and if the supply will be down this Christmas.

Senior Australian of the year

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Sally Wise, Australian cookbook author and ABC Radio Food person discusses her newly appointed title Senior Australian of the year.

Open road speed limit reduction

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New Zealands road toll is already the highest it's been since 2010.

Reducing the speed limit to 80 km/h and eliminating many road deaths is the 'simple solution' espoused by the experts, but it's not the one resonating with drivers.

Road safety campaigner Clive Matthew Wilson discusses where and when the most speed deaths occur.

Swimming outdoors in New Zealand

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Authour Annette Lees discusses her book Swim, a year of swimming outdoors in New Zealand, how she became interested in swimming and her personal quest to swim everyday.

Winery music festivals

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Resident music reviewer Paula Yeoman talks about wine, food and great music - the perfect combo.

The Manfreds

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The Manfreds are returning for one final tour down under in New Zealand, March 2019. They catch up with Jeremy Parkinson to reminisce about their music and what's to expect next year.

Listen to the full interviews above.

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