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Friday 21 May

We continue celebrating 50 years of TV in New Zealand. Today Steve Parr, Jude Dobson and Grant Walker reminisce on the great game shows from 50 Years of NZ TV!

She's known and loved by the nation, a true pioneer in every sense of the word. Arriving in Aotearoa 19 years ago with nothing but a suitcase and a dream, Suzanne Paul is about to be Stepping Out with the Auckland Theatre Company. Stay tuned to win tickets to the show! She'll also reminisce on her TV career at large.

The Budget was announced yesterday so what does it mean for you? Political reporter Barry Soper and Labour finance spokesperson the Honourable David Cunliffe join us.

The Honourable David Cunliffe also joins another panel discussion with Liz Baxendine, the national president of Age Concern NZ; and pensioner Vicky Drew, whose home help was cut several months after a telephone assessment by her local health board.

We find out the latest celebrity news with our US entertainment correspondent with Nelson Aspen live from New York.

Marriage of Figaro is Mozart's famous tale of love, lust and secrecy. We talk to the stars of the opera - Wade Kernot and Emma Pearson - and they perform Se vuol ballare signor Contino and Deh vieni non tardar. Stay tuned to win tickets to the show in Auckland.

The Marriage of Figaro

Wellington - St James Theatre
Sat 22 May (7.30pm), Tue 18 May (6pm)

Auckland - Aotea Centre, THE EDGE
Thu 3, Sat 5, Wed 9, Fri 11 June (7.30pm), Sun 13 June (2.30pm)

Today on the male panel Barry, Paul and Te Rau tell us the expectations they have in their relationships.
- Tell us what you expect from your partner in your relationship and put "Expectations" in the subject line.

What is a relationship warrant of fitness and why is it so important? Private investigators Kerrie Pihema and Julia Hartley Moore are here to explain!

Chef Anthony Shone makes pork savoy cabbage and leek polenta lasagne and polenta and lemon cake with poached tamarillo.

Is the soil dry in your garden? Heather Tait reckons now is the best time to condition yours before the heavy rain sets in for winter. Heather also addresses the problem of frost and how it will affect your plants this winter. She's also giving away a cordless leaf blower worth $190!

- All gardening props from California Garden Centre
- And liquid frost cloth available from Mapua Country Trading (Nelson)

Living Earth Garden Diary
- Condition the soil with compost
- Spray liquid frost cloth on sensitive plants
- Dig out new onion grass shoots
- Order a fruit tree

It's time for the finale of Boxing for Girls. Today we're delivering a knock out blow with Ben Montague!
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