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Tuesday 31 August

After nearly 25 years with TVNZ, Cameron Bennett heading off for pastures new.  As one of New Zealand's most experienced journalists, his wide-ranging career includes 20 years reporting for TVNZ, as both a news and a current affairs reporter. He speaks to Good Morning about his career so far, and what's next for him.

Laurinda Sutcliffe was a creative director for High Society, one of New Zealand's leading fashion companies - but after nearly 20 years service she was made redundant. Not taking it lying down, she decided to start her own fashion label, and the result is Loobie's Story .  Laurinda speaks to us about her new fashion label venture that rose from the ashes of redundancy, and talks us through a few of her summer collection outfits.

Dr Cathy Stephenson wraps up her series on " what to do when your child gets sick" with a look at basic life support. She will be demonstrating various techniques, with the assistance of Fiona Vickers from the Wellington Free Ambulance.
Helpful links:
St John New Zealand
Red Cross New Zealand

He's played with some of New Zealand's top acts, including Neil Finn, but now he's going it alone. Phil Stoodley is in for a chat and he performs for us.

Cleaning your babies' teeth isn't always easy but it's vital for the future health of their teeth and gums. Baby Whisperer Sharlene Poole is here with advice.

Laura Kroetsch with her pick of the latest books. This week she looks at:
The Invisible Bridge by Julie Orringer
Katherine Mansfield: The Storyteller by Kathleen Jones
Organ Music, the latest book from Kiwi icon Margaret Mahy

Craft expert Fifi Colston is here with a great gift idea. 

Sue Hamilton and Dana Alexander rustle up a couple of recipes from their bestselling cookbook Minced - a beef and feta galette, and Greek salad with meatballs.

Today we're going to be learning a few breakdancing moves! Fitness Instructor Libby Calder is here to show us how.

Clinical Psychologist Dr Duncan Thomson continues his series on coping with chronic illness. This week he focuses on the sensitivities of supporting children who have been diagnosed.

The On the Couch panel answer your questions. We welcome actress Ginette McDonald, raconteur Gary McCormick, cinical psychologist Dr Duncan Thomson and businessswoman Laurinda Sutcliffe.
- If you have a question you would like them to help with email: with "On the Couch" in the subject line.