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Friday 24 August

Nothing Trivial, the show that made pub quiz nights sexy, kicks off again this Sunday. We get the low down from stars of the show, Blair Strang and Shane Cortese.

Originally from Newcastle singer/songwriter Lee Gray is hoping to crack the local music industry. He performs 'The Rivals' and 'Same Old Song'.

Let's Get Inventin' gives young kiwis the chance to design and build their own inventions. We catch up with Mr Metal and Cam Hawkins from Waihi and his pimped up skim board.

Wallace Chapman's been scouring the World's media for the quirky stories that you won't want to miss. This week: Olympic patriotism in Tokyo; $5 Doctor; Mitt Romney gets over dubbed; Death of Scott Mackenzie - the singer of the ultimate hippy anthem "If you go to San Francisco"; and Monayitis is just a myth!

Do you tweak the truth? The Male Panel - Jason Fa'afoi, Wallace Chapman and David Slack discuss the place of lying in a healthy relationship?

What ticks off farm dogs? 'The Bitches' Box' (as in female canine kennel) is a wonderful comedy by young kiwi thespians Amelia Guild and Emma Newborn that exposes the inner thoughts of man's best friend. They are performing this weekend in Christchurch in a fundraising event for the earthquake battered Isaac Theatre Royal.

Sunday Star Times Lifestyle Columnist, Laura Faire is busy in the kitchen she's making: Fennel and Orange Salad; Smoked paprika Prawns with Charred-Lemons Wedges and Blender Banana Bread.

To bee or not to bee. The humble honey bee needs our help, Maureen Maxwell regional president of Apimondia, The International Federation of Beekeeping shows us simple ways we can help. And Good Morning is celebrating National Bee Week by giving away a copy of Practical Beekeeping in New Zealand.

Need to get out? Wendy Douglas hooks you up with heaps of events - Bledisloe Cup Experience at The Cloud, Ping Pong Park, Katchafire Gig, Sola Rosa Gig, FIS Snowboard Halfpipe World Cup, Petone Winter Carnival 2012. Wanna laugh? Check out these social media sensations - Animal sharks, Soccer fans, Dog and ball and Roller coaster man.

Agony Aunts Buffy and Bimbo tackle your problems.

Allen's DVD Reviewer Lucy Warhurst delivers the verdict on Julia's Eyes; Goon and Women on the 6th Floor.

Mixologist Solei Paul whips up her award winning cocktail, Grapes of Wrath.