Tuesday 25 November
White Ribbon Day
and we're donning our
ribbons to support it. White Ribbon Day is an international day
when people wear a white ribbon to show that they do not condone
violence towards women.
Dr Hone Kaa, chair of the national Maori child-advocacy group Te Kahui Mana Ririki; Alfred Ngaro, team leader and parent educator; and Steve Logan, restaurateur of Logan Brown, will be here to tell us how we must take action to stop violence.
, formerly of the group
Amici Forever, is back in New Zealand to promote his 2009 national
tour and his new double CD. He'll perform You'll Never Walk
Alone and will tell us about his School Star Search. For
more information on the School Star Search please contact Sandra Roberts
Geoff Sewell & Incognito Artists summer tour dates
Hamilton - 18 February '09, Founders Theatre,
7.30pm. Bookings: Ticket Direct
Wellington - 20 February '09, Michael Fowler Centre, 7.30pm. Bookings: Ticketek
Napier - 21 February '09, Church Road, 7.30pm. Bookings: Ticket Direct
Dunedin - 23 February '09, Regent, 7.30pm. Bookings: Ticketek
Christchurch - 24 February '09, Town Hall, 7.30pm. Bookings: Ticketek
Palmerston North - 26 February '09, Regent Theatre, 7.30pm. Bookings: Ticket Direct
Auckland - 28 February '09, Villa Maria, 7.30pm. Bookings: Ticketek
Tauranga - 1 March '09, Wharepai Domain, 3pm. Bookings: TicketDirect
Alison and Simon
cook up some classics from their new recipe
book, Kiwi Favourites. On the menu today is grilled or
barbecued bacon-wrapped scallops, east-west beef salad with
coriander dressing and pikelets and lemonade & cream
Does your newborn struggle to settle after feeding? 'Baby Whisperer' Sharlene Poole shows us some effective burping techniques.
Now school holidays are approaching, many parents are wondering, "Where shall we take the kids?" Author Gaye Miller will tell us where and why with her new book.
Christmas isn't far away, and craftmaster Fifi
Colston is making origami Christmas stars to add some
spark to your tree. She's making hers for Starship Children's
More than 300 primary schools will create a galaxy of Christmas stars to shine at Starship Hospital as part of Mercury Energy's Stars for Starship competition.
Primary students across the North Island are decorating over 100,000 cardboard stars to brighten up wards at Starship Children's Health this Christmas. The creators of the best stars will win a class party at Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World and will have their winning designs displayed on Starship's Christmas tree.
Schools have until 28 November 2008 to send in their top stars. The winners of the Mercury Stars for Starship competition will be announced on 10 December 2008.
The winning stars will be hung on Starship's Christmas tree, while other entries will be used to decorate hospital wards.
Getting divorced can be a frustrating and confusing time.
Linda Ogle from Splitz explains how to emerge from a big break up
feeling positive and empowered.
How would it feel to discover your father is a criminal? Tania Mills' debut novel Don't Call Me Jojo explores the story of an innocent child caught up in a family drama.
Julz Darroch from Contours gym has a low impact workout to make us feel fit, healthy and vibrant for summer. Tired of your health and fitness holding you back? Take the challenge and make a change - try Contours now for FREE! Click here for details!
Psychologists? Psychiatrists? What's the difference? Dr Duncan Thomson enlightens us on the professions and debunks a few myths about therapy. He's also joining the panel On the Couch.
Our agony aunts and uncle - Duncan Thomson, Ginette
McDonald, Alison Holst and Linda Ogle
- discuss viewer problems.
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Recent research suggests Denmark is the number one happiest nation. Gary McCormick's here to tell us our number 15 placing just doesn't cut the mustard!