Thursday 8 March
Summer might be officially over but it's still hot in Hawaii, so
we have the L auakea Hula Foundation in the studio
to help the Pasifika Festival celebrate twenty years of delighting
New Zealand crowds with the sights and sounds of the Pacific.
They are followed by one of the most respected and slightly
notorious names in the business. Reggae man and caring activist,
Tigilau Ness, is live and unplugged in the studio.
He later joins a chat with Ole Maiava, Director of
the Pasifika Festival, being held at Western Springs Stadium,
Auckland, this weekend
More than one in ten women in this country suffers from a
painful and dangerous disease called Endometriosis. Our women's
health specialist, Anil Sharma is in today to tell
you what you can do if you are afraid you may be one of them. It's
NZ Endometriosis Awareness month, so you can also visit their
website or call their helpline on 0800 7333 277.
The excitement is building with the Volvo Ocean Race just a day
away from arriving at the Viaduct Basin in Auckland. Right in the
thick of all the action, is sailing legend and CEO of the Emirates
Team New Zealand campaign, Grant Dalton.
Domenica Houlihan is with us in the baker's
kitchen this Thursday demonstrating the finer points of making a
successful Macaron, followed by divine things to do with chocolate.
Chocolate, apricots, pistachios - need we say more!
This week's antiques expert James Hogan has
some exquisite pieces that could have come straight off the set of
Craft Queen Astar is here to teach us how to make some homemade terracotta platters which are easy to make, beautiful to look at and a whole lot kinder on the budget than travelling to Italy to buy them.
20/20's Erin Conroy is here with a sneak
preview of an international success story that gets very little
attention back home in New Zealand.
The Pasifika Festival has been alive and kicking for twenty
years, so to help celebrate, Luke Bettesworth has
been shopping for fashion inspired by all the warmth, colour and
energy of the islands. His models will be looking luscious in
fashion supplied by MENA.
At home, sick in bed and bored? Paul Brislen is
here to show you some smart applications that will not only
entertain you but may also put you back on the road to