The Long Lunch: In case you missed Monday

Long Lunch 16/07/2018

In case you missed Monday, here are some of the best bits from The Long Lunch July 16th 2018.

Royal commentator Richard Fitzwilliams

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The celebrated Royal commentator Richard Fitzwilliams on the hatchet job US President Donald Trump made of his get-together with Queen Elizabeth II over the weekend, and reveals number of ways in which he managed to break protocol over the course of their meeting.

Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull on 'localism'

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The Local Government New Zealand President (and Dunedin Mayor) Dave Cull explains why the organisation and the New Zealand Initiative are calling for a shift in the way public decisions are made in New Zealand by seeking a commitment to ‘localism’.

The Safety of Solo Tramping

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The New Zealand Mountain Safety Council chief executive Mike Daisley on how the recent death of a solo tramper in the Nelson Lakes area has offered a timely reminder of the potential perils of solo tramping in New Zealand’s alpine areas at this time of the year.

Food News with Lauraine Jacobs

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Food Columnist for the NZ Listener magazine Lauraine Jacobs joined The Long Lunch to discuss everything food. All the tips and tricks to get you through the winter season.

Bag of Books with Joan Mackenzie

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Joan Mackenzie from Whitcoulls joined The Long Lunch to review; The Other Wife by Michael Robotham, Bruce Lee : A Life by Matthew Polly and thriller Straight From the Pig’s Mouth by Al Lester.

Listen to the full interviews above.

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