In case you missed the show on Monday, here are the best bits with Carly Flynn in for Wendyl Nissen on The Long Lunch, Monday August 20th 2018.
Growing threat of gang activity in Motueka
Brent Maru, the Motueka Community Board member talks to Carly Flynn about the growing threat of gangs in the area including the recent addition of the South Island’s first Mongrel Mob Barbarians chapter and the push to ban gang insignia from the town centre.
What do humanitarians do?
Vivien Maidaborn, the UNICEF New Zealand chief executive talks about World Humanitarian Day (yesterday in NZ, today in the US/UK etc), the role of humanitarianism in modern today society, and why this World Humanitarian Day could be the grimmest of all time.
Study confirms positive youth development in Kiwi teens through adventure education
PhD student at Otago’s Department of Psychology Hitaua Arahanga-Doyle is the lead author of a new study which identifies adventure education as a potential tool to help mental challenges facing Maori and European adolescents.
Dutch Pastafarians can not wear colanders in government ID photos
Karen Martyn, the Prime Ministeroni from the New Zealand chapter of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster talks to Carly Flynn about the practice of Pastafarianism and why the Dutch courts have ruled they can't wear colanders for their government identification photos.
Author Interview: Michael Graham
Soldier Michael Graham is out Author Interview today. He was brought up in Rhodesia where he eventually joined the Rhodesian SAS, he spent years working on secret missions rising to second in command.
He’s now written his book Secret SAS Missions in Africa, about his time in the C Sqaudron’s counter terrorist operations between 1968-1980 and he joins Carly Flynn.
Food News with Lauraine Jacobs
Food columnist for NZ Listener magazine, Lauraine Jacobs joins The Long Lunch talking about hangi, where you can try it and why it's becoming more popular.
Mate With a Plate: Anton Matthews from Fush
Anton Matthews is our Mate With a Plate Today from Fush in Christchurch. He joins Carly Flynn on The Long Lunch. You can find his smoked fish pie recipe here.
Bag of Books with Joan Mackenzie
Media Review with Bill Ralston
Bill Ralston reviews the week in the media with Carly Flynn on The Long Lunch including Spark picking up the rights to English Premier League football from next year. A Washington Post story, re-run in the NZ Herald online about US Customs subjecting women to horrific, intimate, body and cavity searches at the border and US papers who published stories critical of Trump for his attacks on the press having little effect on his popularity.
Listen to all of the interviews from The Long Lunch above.
The Long Lunch with Carly Flynn in for Wendyl Nissen, 12pm - 3pm on RadioLIVE and streaming live to the rova app on Android and iPhone.