Wednesday 25 July
Matai and Astar head north to meet the locals and find out about the history of the beautiful Hokianga Harbour.
We have more music from Te Ahorangi Winitana and Young Sid who are in to perform the bilingual track 'Pounamu'.
They have a musical legacy spanning more than thirty years, Poly
Funk R & B band
Ardijah are performing their
latest song 'Haere Mai'.
We celebrate twenty years of Maori current affairs with
Scotty Morrison and the Marae Investigates
Brenton Thornton has been working for Simon Gault since coming fourth in the latest MasterChef series. He's in the kitchen to make Seafood Chowder with Smoked Baby Fennel, Roasted Watercress Dukkah Hapuka Fillet with Maori Potato and Horopito Gratin and to finish, Kumara and Manuka Honey Tart.
Polish Animation Director
Maciej Jackiewicz is
here for the International Film Festival and he's in to give us his
perspective on the future of digital animation.
Staying with the Fiilm Festival we head to the pacific and talk
Paul Janman Director of Tongan Ark and
Nikki Si'ulepa Director of Snow in
In keeping with Maori Language Week, Gardening Expert
Lynda Hallinan is at Kings Plant Barn with the
names and uses for some of our most popular native plants. Find out
which plants were used to cure diarrhoea and dysentery and which
were reportedly used as an aphrodisiac!
Penny Aston is in with all the latest
There's Simon's Cat and don't forget to enter our Pet Photo Caption Competition.