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Thursday 17 May


Shortland Street teen heart-throb, Ido Drent is more than just a pretty face. He's also a World Vision Ambassador and Blue Team Leader for the 40 Hour Famine. He travelled with them last year to East Timor, to see the effects of hunger first hand. The trip moved him so much that he's decided to do it all over again in 2012, this time to benefit the African nations of Mali and Niger. Today he's in the studio to tell us about his experiences and the 40 Hour Famine.
www.Famine.org.nz

For forty eight hours this weekend, close to 800 teams of frenzied film makers will be writing, shooting and editing their masterpieces to compete in the V 48 Film Challenge. We have the organiser of the event, Ant Timpson and one of the most dedicated teams in the competition, IdiotVision, to tell us what the experience is really like.
http://www.v48hours.co.nz/2012/

The Watoto Ugandan Children's Choir will be with us today, sharing their life transforming stories amidst a backdrop of vibrant African music and energetic dance routines. All 21 of the children in this choir were either orphaned or abandoned but have found new homes and new hope with Watoto. They recently performed for the Queen's Jublilee at Windsor Castle and now they are here to warm up our studio.
http://www.tearfund.org.nz/watoto2012/

They were legends in their own lifetimes, the 1924 All Blacks, dubbed "The Invincibles", after they won all thirty two matches on their tour of the UK, Ireland, France and Canada. All Black Fred Lucas was on that tour and along the way he gathered an impressive collection of jerseys from the other teams. Antiques expert, Josh Williams is in to show us that treasured collection.
www.webbs.co.nz

Bullying is one of the biggest problems facing schools today and it's no longer confined to the playground. With the growth in social media, it's following children right into their own homes. Paul Brislen is here to talk about issues surrounding cyber-bullying and what parents can do to help their children.
www.tuanz.co.nz
www.netsafe.org.nz

Stolen Girlfriend's Club is the hottest ticket in town when it comes to fashion. Three young surfers who couldn't decide what to wear, went ahead and started their own fashion line that now sells in thirteen countries. They're appearing at the Semi-Permanent Design Conference this week, but first they're with us to talk about their label; how it came about and how it came to be such a force in New Zealand fashion.
www.stolengirlfriendsclub.com
http://www.khmanagement.co.nz
http://www.semipermanent.com

Jax Hamilton has a gift with fresh produce and dishes that are good for the whole family, straight from her Mum's own kitchen and this Thursday she's baking a Jamaican Lemon and Ginger Loaf, followed by Brixton Pie.
http://jaxhamilton.co.nz/

Semi-Permanent is a world leading design conference that to date has hosted 29 events in 9 cities, covering 5 countries, with over 200 speakers and 50,000 attendees. In 2012, Semi-Permanent celebrates ten years of events - that's a decade full of stories and wisdom from industry idols. International photographer Stefano De Luigi is with us from the conference, talking about his work and life. He has won the World Press Photo three times and his work is regularly published in Stern, Geo, Le Monde Magazine, Sunday Time Magazine, Newsweek and The New Yorker. Find out what makes his work world class.
http://www.stefanodeluigi.com
http://www.semipermanent.com

Careers and Goals Consultant Tom O'Neil is in the Good Morning studio, and it's not just career advice he has to share with us today. He's here to talk about how to set your goals and make sure your aim is good.
http://www.tomoneil.com/

And, the lovely Astar has heard your pleas for crafts for the children so today she starts a series off, with Baby Bunting for your nursery.


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