Tuesday 11 November
Black Sticks player Jaimee Claxton has been on an emotional rollercoaster ride recently, with a poor performance at Beijing and the tragedy of losing her beloved father to brain cancer, followed by the news that she and her husband Johnny are expecting a baby. She'll join us to talk about her future.
Simon Holst is making exotic and affordable family fare from his new book, Easy on the Pocket to Prepare: Inexpensive Family Meals. He's serving up Spicy Indian Mince and Rice and Southern Style Barbecue Pork. Plus you can win a signed copy of his new cookery book.
Its the 90th anniversary of Armistice Day and well mark the occasion by talking to historian John Crawford who has edited the World War 1 diary of Brigadier-General Herbert Hart. The Devils Own War is a first-hand account of the battles of Gallipoli, the Somme and Passchendale.
Julz from Contours Gym has another great low-impact workout.
Kate De Goldi reviews The Love School, new autobiographical tales from acclaimed New Zealand writer Elizabeth Knox; Kiwi Thriller The Darkness Looking Back by Andrea Jutson; and Disguise, a novel about lost identity by Hugo Hamilton.
Jaimee Claxton will join our panel of experts, Ginette McDonald, Duncan Thomson and Grant Walker to answer the tricky questions and dilemmas sent in by our viewers.
The panel is looking at some serious issues today. If you have concerns about domestic violence call 0508 DVHELP (0508 384 357) or see the website www.preventingviolence.org.nz
And if you are concerned about eating disorders see: www.eatingdisorders.org.nz
For more information about dealing with sexual abuse see: http://www.rapecrisis.org.nz/
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Recent research uncovered the alarming news that sperm counts in New Zealand men halved in the past 20 years. Our resident doctor Dr Susanna Kent is here to tell us why our boys just can't swim like they used to.
It's Movember, when men grow moustaches to raise money for
prostate cancer research. Our children's craft guru Fifi
Colston has some great ideas for those folks who cant grow