Friday 24 October
Should you panic about the economic downturn? We'll ask Westpac Chief Economist, Brendan O'Donovan.
The annual Diwali Festival of Lights is a showcase of Indian Culture. This year's celebrations include an exhibition called "Yatra" by Karim Sahai which features his powerful and colourful photographs. He's here to tell us all about them.
On 1 November don't miss the Manukau
Festival of the Arts "Cult Couture " show.
Adrian Hailwood is one of the judges this year and he'll be telling us all about the creations, plus we'll have a sneak preview of some of the entrants and check out the winner's designs from last year.
Astar returns to Sydney to meet the city's most
talked-about chef - Peter Gilmore from the
. He has just made culinary history
as the winner of three prestigious restaurant awards in the same
year. What will he serve Astar for lunch?
Astar meets former Good Morning psychologist John Aiken , and his TV presenter wife Kelly Swanson Roe, over drinks at Otto Ristorante at Woolloomooloo's Finger Wharf. How is Sydney treating them?
Astar flew to Sydney courtesy of Air New Zealand and stayed in style at the Novotel Darling Harbour .
If you'd like your own Sydney experience like
Astar , check out Air New
Zealand and Accor's Darling Harbour hotels.
Accor has an exclusive deal for Kiwis staying three nights or more at one of their Darling Harbour hotels. Click here for more details!
is Californian who eventually moved to
Auckland. She received her first guitar on her sixth birthday at
sixteen she moved out of home armed with it with her mind on her
music! She's here to perform for us and will talk about her new
second album, Holster. She's currently on tour:
Have you ever heard of the term "work spouse?" It's when you have a colleague (often of the opposite sex) with whom you spend a lot of time, confidences and royalties with. Paul Sinclair, Barry Soper and Te Rau Kupenga (AKA the Male Panel) tell us what they think if their partner has one.
Belinda Allan from Consumer NZ will bust
myths on so-called "healthy" cereals. Did you know that some
cereals are up to one-third sugar?
We follow Ben Hoyle and Sarah to Bunnings Warehouse where he's going to show us a few items and ways to make our coastal garden snazzy!
Gardener John Muller is putting his plant knowledge to work for us. He'll be showcasing plants with distinctive forms so we can make our gardens more aesthetically interesting.
Sophie Gray is the champion chef of
budget-conscious cooking! Her catch-phrase is "eat well, spend
less." On her menu today is Peanut and Chicken Rice and
Rich Fruit Truffles.
Steve Gray will keep you busy in front of the
box this weekend! He's reviewing Devil at Your Heels, Leatherheads,
Doomsday, Untraceable, The Wire - Season 4 and Studio 60 - On The