In case you missed The Long Lunch today, here are the best bits from Monday August 27th 2018.
Trump giving USA a vision the media doesn't regard as newsworthy
Steven Rogers, the president of the American Winning Coalition and member of the Donald Trump for President 2020 Campaign Advisory Board talks to The Long Lunch about why Mr Trump is, in fact, giving the US a vision that has been lacking for decades.
Mr Rogers believes a lot of what the media is feeding the public is incorrect and that Mr Trump is in fact delivering to the American people and the things the media portray as a big deal don't matter to the average American.
Review of last week's Australian political turmoil
John Passant, Independent Australia’s Canberra correspondent talks about the politically turbulent week across the ditch and why new Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has already been described as a 'lump of coal' leader.
What do Kiwis really think about our relationship with China?
Executive director of the New Zealand China Council Stephen Jacobi talks to Wendyl Nissen about some of the rather grim findings in the organisation’s inaugural survey into Kiwi attitudes toward Asians, and why China’s relationship with this country is so important.
Kiwi kids are third most cyber bullied - survey
Carin Hercock, the Ipsos managing director discusses a troubling new survey that shows Kiwi kids only sit behind those in India and Brazil in terms of the most affected worldwide by cyber-bullying.
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Media Review with Bill Ralston
Bill Ralston reviews the week in media looking at the mass coverage of Simon Bridges' meltdown over the leak of his limo expenses, the death of TV newsreader Greg Boyed which inspired an outpouring of both grief and opinion pieces in major media on the question of suicide, and the death of Senator John McCain.
Bag of Books with Joan Mackenzie
Mate With a Plate: Ben Bayly from Baduzzi
Our Mate With a Plate today is Ben Bayly from Baduzzi.
He joins Wendyl Nissen on The Long Lunch talking about his background, career, Baduzzi, his own restaurant The Grounds, the style of food he likes to cook and eat, and Baduzzi’s involvement in Taste of Auckland this year.
He shares his recipe for vegetarian 'meatballs' which you can find here.
Listen to all the full interviews above.
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