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Wednesday 11 August


We talk to TV ONE's Pacific Correspondent Barbara Dreaver - she tells us about her role in helping to bring a Japanese man back to life after a snorkelling accident in Tahiti. See the reunion here !

The Air New Zealand Inspiring Kiwi this week is a man who 25 years ago founded the Porirua Alternative School set up for teenagers struggling in mainstream education. We welcome Lloyd Martin .

We catch up with Wellington actor Tim Spite whose controversial new play based on the story of  David Bain is about to kick off at the DownStage theatre

Meet your Member! Astar is in the kitchen with UnitedFuture leader and family-man Peter Dunne . They make Aloo Gobi, Quick & Easy Chicken Curry and Astar's Baked Curried Fruit.

Anthony Gallagher from Dunbar Sloane reviews some important NZ items about to come up for auction and assesses viewer antiques.

Today in exercise we look at partner exercises for those that do not want to train alone or need the motivation of a training buddy. Rachel Marks will be joined by Murray McMichael from Fitness Trans4mations shows how to keep fit without a gym membership.

The Parents Panel Good Morning discusses Gifted Kids and why our schools and society have such a hard time dealing with them. We are joined by Darryl Gardiner - Pscyhologist, Deb Clark - Gifted Kids Programme, Jane Johnston - Mother of "Gifted" Child, Sarah Jane McCosh - Mother of "Gifted" Son.

Shopping for second hand clothes is becoming more popular as the recession bites and Good Morning features designer fashions that can be found in Red Cross stores up and down the country. We welcome Renee Ramakers from Red Cross.

Good Morning speaks with Robin McKenzie , world renowned Kiwi author and physiotherapist about his book "Seven Steps to a Pain Free Life ".

Hollywood Correspondent Nelson Aspen fills us in with the latest celebrity goss.

Inspiring Kiwi
Lloyd Martin is a trained teacher and was working in the Porirua community 25 years ago when he saw a need to help young people struggling in schools. So he set up Porirua Alternative School which has since then helped hundreds of kids, gain more confidence and an education.   Lloyd has worked tirelessly to get the school NZQA accredited and is certain there will always be a need to help out kids who can't cope in mainstream schools for whatever reason.


 


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