Thursday 20 September
It's been over 20 years since he released his last album but
he's done it again. Country singer Craig Robertson
is here to sing us a few songs from his new album, "The Opposite
Side of the World."
Barry Brickell is a highly acclaimed potter and
builder of the Driving Creek Railway just North of Coromandel
Township. Establishing himself in the Coromandel in the 60s, Barry
has since worked tirelessly developing his two great interests into
lifelong pursuits - ceramics and rail. Astar
couldn't let the opportunity pass her by, so after the scallop
festival she went up to pay him a visit before she head back to
This week is Speech-Language Therapy Week which aims to generate
public awareness of the Speech and Language Therapy
Association and all the fantastic work they do in our communities.
We have Speech-Language Therapists Association President
Helen McLauchlan and Aphasia NZ trustee
Roger Brown to tell us a little bit about the
organisation and what it is like to live with a speech
She's got her own fashion line and she's the co-host of the new
"Hearts in Crafts" series on TVNZ's Heartland for craft
enthusiasts. Tamsin Cooper is in to talk about her
successful career, motherhood and to give Astar a
run for her money. They'll be going head-to-head making a vintage
inspired floral wall hanging.
The Mid-Autumn Festival or Moon Cake Festival
is a very important date on the Chinese Calendar, and of course
that also means it's Moon Cake time. Packaged ones are easily
available, but we want to try the home made kind, so Jenny
Joe is in the kitchen to show us how it's done.
Multi-award winning actor Sarah Peirse joins
Marshall Napier in returning to New Zealand to
star in Auckland Theatre Company's "The Gift" at the Maidment
Theatre from September 13 - Oct 6 2012.
Lyndey Milan is one of Australia's most
recognised food, wine and lifestyle personalities with a career
spanning over 25 years across most TV and radio networks. She's in
to cook us some Aussie treats.
Nelson Aspen has the latest gossip from the big
James Hogan is joined this week by New
Zealand's leading restorer, Jonathan Maze. They'll
be discussing the general do's and don'ts when it comes to antique
It's out! The iPhone 5 has just been released and it'll soon be
available in New Zealand, but is it worth the upgrade? Paul
Brislen explains why we should hang onto our trusty