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Tuesday 3 November

She has always been a driving force in Kiwi theatre. Now Annie Whittle is starring in Neil Labute's play cycle Autobahn . She joins us to talk about life both on and offstage.

An Echo in the Bone is the latest book from American author Diana Gabaldon 's bestselling Outlander series. Diana will tell us why the seventh instalment of the "historical sci-fi adventure romance" is as gripping as ever.

Communicating with your baby doesn't always come naturally, but it can be one of the most rewarding parts of being a parent. Baby Whisperer Sharlene Poole is in to teach us how to talk to baby and she'll answer viewers' questions as well.

Astar is in New Plymouth for a whirlwind tour of the Taranaki Rhododendron & Garden Festival . She visits Pukekura Park, Nikau Grove, Paradiso and Tupare gardens.

Simon Holst is in the kitchen with some simple yet delicious meals that are perfect for a hungry hoard. He's making Mediterranean meatballs and sang chow bow.

Our agony aunts and uncles are lined up to dish out their best advice to viewers' problems. Ginette McDonald, Duncan Thomson, Sharlene Poole and Gary McCormick are On The Couch.
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Dress For Success has clothed more than 450,000 disadvantaged women around the world, getting them on the road to financial independence. International CEO Joi Gordon is visiting from New York and joins us to explain why the organisation is needed in NZ, now more than ever.

Melbourne Cup fever is taking hold here and across the Ditch! Here to give us the lowdown on all things race day is Trackside presenter Brendan Popplewell.

Lately parents have been criticised more and more for ruining their kids' childhoods by being overly protective. How do you strike a balance between wrapping them in cotton wool, and exposing them to all the dangers of the big bad world? Clinical psychologist Duncan Thomson is here with his informed opinion.

Children's craft expert Fifi Colston has another great project - technicolour pyrotechnics to brighten up your Guy Fawkes night!

Book reviewer Laura Kroetsch is here with a selection of reads that she describes as quirky or surprising:
Black Water Rising by Attica Locke
Shrinking The World by John Freeman
Reflections of a Solitary Hamster by Astrid Desbordes and Pauline Martin

It's November already, and time to start toning up for summer. In the studio is our very own fitness guru Julz Darroch , with some great tunes and a low-impact workout!