Thursday 19 July
Michael Kiwanuka is a British musician of
Ugandan heritage who writes songs combining soul and rootsy folk
influences and sings them with a deep, husky soulful voice. The BBC
announced in January that Kiwanuka had won their Sound of 2012
poll, an annual survey of music critics and industry figures to
find the most promising new music. He's played with Adele and now
he's here to sing for us.
She's the home breaking, bike riding siren of Shortland Street,
when she's not busy being a happily married mother of two beautiful
Roz Turnbull aka "Cat" is with us to chat
about her role in the country's favourite daytime drama.
And then to help us celebrate twenty five years of Pacific
Island TV in their own very special way, are the boys of the
Dee-Licious Dance Crew!
It was the first programme for and by the Pacific Island
community. "Tagata Pasifika" has been gracing the screens of New
Zealand television for over twenty five years. Here to mark that
milestone and talk about how it all goes together, are producer
Stephen Stehlin and Director
The big boys of telecommunications have been moving and shaking
this week, with Vodafone and Telstra Clear about to merge
companies. Here to talk about what that means to the New Zealand
consumer and how it might affect the roll out of ultra fast
broadband, is telecommunications expert,
Now that the Paris season is done, New Zealand has a unique
opportunity to be ahead of the trends this Winter, by adopting the
key looks before Northern Hemisphere Winter 2012.
Bettesworth is here to show us what came out of Paris
Fashion Week and how we can adapt the looks for everyday
Special thanks to the lovely models of KHM Management.
Susan Te Kahurangi King is an exceptionally
talented artist who suffers from autism and hasn't spoken a single
word for more than fifty years. Art dealers and museums are vying
for the privilege of displaying her work, but her incredibly loving
and protective family insist on keeping the thousands of drawings
together. In a sensitive portrait, Dan Salmon tells Susan's story
and he's here in the studio to share it with us.
Costa Botes' spectacular documentary "The Last
Dogs of Winter", has been winning friends for its
ornery conservationist hero and his more camera-friendly young Kiwi
assistant at major film festivals around the world. Its New Zealand
premiere is this week at the International Film Festival, but
first, we have film maker
Costa Botes in to tell
us the story from behind the scenes.
James Hogan, our antiques man, took a trip
around his show room today and picked out a totally random group of
precious objects to share with us. See what he came across on his
stroll, plus we have some viewer photos to talk about.
Natalie Oldfield is in the kitchen today with
more old fashioned baking from her Gran's kitchen. Today she's got
a healthy nutty crunch to help fill children's lunch boxes and a
winter favourite for after school.
And, Astar's been a bit worried about the mayhem going on in Coronation Street this week, so to cheer herself up, she's celebrating their fifty years of existence with some Coro style crafts and Betty's good old hotpot - plus she's taking on the role of barmaid, just in case she needs to fill in for Liz.