In case you missed The Long Lunch today, here are some of the best bits from Friday August 10th 2018.
Lack of empathy towards animals a sign of a psychopath
Clinical psychologist Dr Cara Tucker discusses the link between a lack of empathy toward animals in children and where it can lead in later life, in the wake of four teenage boys being arrested in Northland for slaughtering a protected leopard seal.
Whangarei bucks trend with business flurry
Whangarei Mayor Sheryl Mai talks about how after spending years in the economic doldrums, Whangarei is bucking the national trend with a flurry of local business activity and unemployment is now at its lowest point in a decade.
Jucy trials EV campervan prototype
Dan Alpe the JUCY co-founder and chief operating officer talks about a new nationwide trial featuring a Kiwi-made, prototype EV campervan, (done in conjunction with Massey University) that will lead to a new fleet of environmentally friendly, cost effective rental vehicles being used by international tourists around the country.
Feature Interview: Michael Hurst
Michael Hurst, performer and director, joins The Long Lunch today to discuss his show No Holds Bards tour. No Holds Bards, which is a mix of four Shakespeare plays, tours with AOTNZ 29 July – 31 Aug 2018.
Initiative teaches preschoolers financial literacy
Pauline Winter, Auckland Kindergarten Association Interim CEO, discusses an inventive new nationwide initiative helping preschoolers with financial literacy.
New bill could see bereavemant leave for miscarriages
Labour list MP Ginny Anderson discusses the new members’ bill she is leading which would allow employees to take up to three days bereavement leave after a miscarriage.
For more see Jenna Lynch's Newshub article here.
Single use plastic bags out by 2019
Greenpeace New Zealand oceans campaigner Emily Hunter discusses today’s Government announcement to phase out single-use plastic bags by 2019.
Listen to all of the interviews from The Long Lunch above.
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