In case you missed The Long Lunch today, here are some of our favourite interviews from Friday 13th July, 2018.
The line between free speech and hate speech
The Right Minds New Zealand founder, Dieuwe de Boer, discusses why the organisation will hold a series of ‘Free Speech’ events throughout the country tomorrow in the wake of Auckland mayor Phil Goff’s decision to ban Canadian speakers Lauren Southern and Stefan Molyneux from using a council-owned venue.
Overseas call scammers and what’s being done to help protect Kiwis
TrueCall Fraud Education Manager Bronwyn Groot joins Carly to discuss the issue of overseas call scammers and what’s being done to help protect Kiwis - particularly the elderly - from being sucked in by their elaborate ruses.
World's biggest sex survey reveals deepest desires
Social psychologist Dr Justin Lehmiller discusses his findings from the world's largest sex survey, revealing common - and not so common - sexual desires.
World first: Drag Artist reading to children on historic Wellington Cable Car
Celebrated Wellington drag artist, Queen Olivia St Redfern, joined The Long Lunch to talk about her world-first school holiday reading programme on the iconic Wellington Cable Car, which will see her taking over one of the cars for a series of whanau-friendly children’s storytelling sessions on Monday.
Invercargill Mayor on life in the Deep South
Despite almost losing his voice, the idiosyncratic Mayor of Invercargill Tim Shadbolt
- who has been at the helm of the City Council, apart from one three-year term, since 1992 - on life in the Deep South and how he’s managed to help keep the city on the national radar for the past quarter of a century.
Listen to the full interviews above.
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