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The Lip podcast

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A podcast of unforgettable true stories. Each story is 100 percent lived by the person telling it. Be prepared to laugh, cry or forget to breathe!

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A podcast of unforgettable true stories. Each story is 100 percent lived by the person telling it. Be prepared to laugh, cry or forget to breathe!

iTunes Ratings

22 Ratings
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iTunes Ratings

22 Ratings
Average Ratings
19
3
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Cover image of The Lip podcast

The Lip podcast

Updated 10 days ago

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A podcast of unforgettable true stories. Each story is 100 percent lived by the person telling it. Be prepared to laugh, cry or forget to breathe!

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Rank #1: Episode 18: The Wall

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Rohan Stace was a Kiwi cop who never shied away from the dangers of frontline policing. But behind the macho image he was a cross-dresser who lived in terror that his secret would be discovered. Three years ago, Rohan ceased to exist. She is now Rhona – New Zealand’s first openly transgender police prosecutor. This is her story.
Dec 11 2018
40 mins
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Rank #2: Episode 17: The Choice

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Averill Richardson was 18 years old when she gave birth to her daughter Angie. Before Angie was born, Averill had been faced with a choice: give her baby away to strangers, or keep the baby – but never, ever tell her who her real father was. Averill made her choice. Sixteen years later, the secret was out.
Sep 08 2018
47 mins
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Rank #3: Episode 16: Hot Dog

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He was a Southern Man. She was a sausage dog. They went together like Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny Devito. Harriet Bremner tells the story of her life with such unlikely companions... and what happened when everything went wrong.
Jul 29 2018
27 mins
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Rank #4: Episode 15: The Premonition

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Police dog handler Bruce Howat and his canine partner Cara were a crack crime-fighting duo – one of the finest man-dog teams on the force. It all came to an end one night when Bruce found himself on the wrong end of a 33cm-long hunting knife wielded by the most unlikely of criminals. A story of the immense bond between a policeman and his dog – and the lengths they went to to save each other.
Jun 15 2018
56 mins
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Rank #5: Episode 14: The Book Thief

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Book lover Dennis Gallagher could accept losing his apartment in the devastating 2011 Christchurch earthquake. But he could not accept losing his books. Instead, he found his inner James Bond and launched a secret operation to steal his own books from his own apartment within the military-patrolled red zone.
May 05 2018
35 mins
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Rank #6: Episode 13: The Secret

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Eugene Falleni was a hard-drinking, foul-mouthed deck hand on a South Seas sailing ship. Then, his secret was discovered. A story of transgender, betrayal and murder.
Mar 24 2018
1 hour 7 mins
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Rank #7: Episode 12: Proof of Love

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When Bruce and Veronica met it was the start of something big – but they were up against something much bigger. The remarkable story of girl trying to find her way through the abusive state care system in the 1970s and a guy who promised to protect her.
Feb 12 2018
40 mins
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Rank #8: Episode 11: Cult

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When Lilia Tarawa fled from the religious cult of Gloriavale, she turned her back on the only life she’d ever known. The deeply moving story of a girl who grew up up in an isolated community where women exist to serve the men, give birth and perform domestic chores… and what happened when her thirst for truth and knowledge became too great to ignore.
Nov 01 2017
53 mins
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Rank #9: Episode 10: Unbroken

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After the childhood from hell, talent agency co-founder Amanda Betts was on a path to destruction when an unwelcome gift transformed her life…
Sep 23 2017
40 mins
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Rank #10: Episode 9: Dead Man Walking

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Harry Gordon successfully faked his own death and had been living a brand new life under an assumed name for five years… until he accidentally bumped into his brother.
Aug 19 2017
32 mins
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