Friday 26 February
Rare diseases affect eight percent of our population, and for the first time, New Zealand is observing Rare Disease Day this Sunday. John Forman, Humphrey Hanley and Warrior Steve Price are in to tell us more.
- There is a carnival day at North Harbour Stadium outer fields
on Saturday 27 Feb from 12pm-4pm.
The Junior Warriors game is on at 3pm and the NRL squad at 5pm against Manley
People can expect Warriors merchandise for Auction, bouncy castles, candy floss, rugby league coaching clinics and cheerleading clinics. Proceeds go to the DebRA charity and Kidz First.
Steve Price will also be there signing his autographs.
Entry is free.
Steve Price is also joining Brendon on the couch to give us the inside word on how the Warriors are looking ahead of the season.
International best-selling author Sarah Dunant is in New Zealand to promote her new book Sacred Hearts which is set in Renaissance Italy. She joins us for a chat.
- See Sarah speak tonight at Epsom Girls Grammar, Auckland,
Cnr Silver Rd and Gillies Ave, Epsom.
Arrive 20 mins before the discussion to buy tickets.
Tickets are $15 each and you can pay by cash, EFTPOS or credit card.
Latvian theatre director Alvis Hermanis has written a play full of surprises, hope, peace, love, humour and flower power - but there's isn't a word of dialogue! Alvis is in to explain the idea behind Sound of Silence .
We're a country full of talented musicians who have produced some incredible albums. One hundred struck such a chord with Nick Bollinger he decided to put together a book to celebrate them, 100 Essential NZ Albums. He's in to tell us all about it.
It's officially the end of summer on Sunday, and gardener Lynda Hallinan says now's the time to take a good look at your vege patch and make some tough decisions. It's out with the old, and in with the new, and Lynda's here to help us with the logistics! She'll also show us what to sow and grow now, and how to rejuvenate the soil in your garden.
Chef Antony Shone is in the kitchen with three exceptionally delicious recipes! He's showing us how to make grilled sirloin of beef with mushroom gratin, papillote of courgettes and smoked bacon, and stuffed stone fruit with chantilly creams.
Today's Male Panel is revisiting the age-old question - what do men really find physically attractive in the opposite sex? Barry Soper, Paul Sinclair and Frank Torley are in with their valuable opinions!
This Saturday's episode of Country Calendar is set in China, where Kiwi scientist Dr Garth Smith has discovered a rather magical fruit! Frank Torley gives us a sneak peek.
There comes a time when your child's piggy bank needs replacing with something that holds a little more money! Karen McDonald from Consumer magazine is here to tell us it definitely pays to shop around to get the best account for your child.
If you're into home hints, then Robyn Paterson is here with one for your furniture and one for your face! She's making furniture polish and rose water.
Are you the kind of person who will eat a bar of chocolate, then go back for seconds and thirds? You may be a food addict. Food addiction counsellor Gillian Riley is here to tell you how you can tackle the issue head on.
And if you're a new mum who wants her old body back, get your Swiss ball ready! Charissa Barham from Active Mums is here with another set of toning exercises.