The Long Lunch: In case you missed it

Long Lunch 07/06/2018

In case you missed it, here are some of our favourite bits from The Long Lunch today, Thursday June 7th 2018.

River cleaning robot

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George Brigandi, John Stewart and Sam Reid join Wendyl Nissen on The Long Lunch.

The Urban Rivers team is talking about the ground-breaking environmental work they are doing with the world’s first user-controlled ‘trashbots’ and the creation of the Wild Mile, which will be the first-ever mile-long floating eco park in the world.

For more details and to get in line to have a go at driving it, go to

Caring for your pets in winter

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Shalsee Vigeant joins Wendyl Nissen on The Long Lunch.

The PetCare Grey Lynn Associate Vet joins the show with expert tips and information on looking after your pets in over winter, dealing with the cold, rain, lightning and thunder.

Health, Mind and Body: Midwinter Midlife Bootcamp

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Sharleen Greer is a life coach and bootcamp instructor. She joined Wendyl Nissen as our Health, Mind & Body guest this week on The Long Lunch.

Ms Greer talks about turning the midlife crisis into midlife courage.

Music news with King Kapisi

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King Kapisi joins The Long Lunch with the latest music news.

He's talking about the 2018 Wellington Jazz Festival (June 6-10), Tomorrow People playing in Gisborne on Saturday, hitting the road in celebration of their #1 album BBQ Reggae and Ladi6's Outta Time tour (this month and next).

Christchurch adventurer takes on Greenland

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Hollie Woodhouse joins The Long Lunch.

The Christchurch adventurer is talking about how she ended up doing an epic 560km trek across Greenland Ice Cap, the second largest ice sheet in the world.

You can see more about her adventure here.

Listen to the full interviews above.

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