The Long Lunch: In case you missed it

Long Lunch 12/06/2018

In case you missed it, here are some of our favourite bits from The Long Lunch today, Tuesday 12th June 2018.

School shooting prevention skills

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The safety, security and crime prevention consultant and former deputy sheriff  Eric Frost shares the school shooting prevention work that he is doing with children as young as 4 and 5 years olds in the US, and why he is unsurprisingly busier than ever.  

One in 30 Southern motorway drivers on moblie phones

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Alex McCredie from One Task reveals that one in every 30 drivers on the Southern Motorway using their mobile phones while driving, and discusses the groundbreaking camera surveillance technology the company is using to snap dodgy drivers.


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Lonely Planet's Chris Zeiher discusses all the glitz and glamour of Eurovision and why you should consider it's location before your next trip to Europe. 

Easter Island explanation

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Sean Hixon, graduate student from the Penn State Department of Anthropology discusses the archaeological evidence that gives the best explanation of how those 13 tonne hats that adorn the statues on Easter Island got there in the first place.

Instability in the Pacific Islands

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Dr Stewart Firth, research fellow at Australian National University discusses a new report (Instability in the Pacific Islands: A Status Report) which highlights the major problems some of the more fragile and volatile Pacific Island nations are facing, and why the potential for a return to conflict between Pacific Islanders and Chinese remains. 

Listen to the full interviews above.

The Long Lunch with Wendyl Nissen, 12pm - 3pm on RadioLIVE and streaming live to the rova app on Android and iPhone.