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Young Bruno not letting cystic fibrosis get in the way of his love of sports

It’s Cystic Fibrosis Awareness week. Soana Aholelei met brave 12-year-old Bruno, who lives with the life-threatening disorder.You can make a donation at www.cfnz.org.nz

Suicide prevention talanoa with Isoa Kavakimotu

#TALANOA Pacific young people are three times more likely to attempt suicide than the rest of New Zealand. Joining Marama T-Pole for our talanoa is blogger Isoa Kavakimotu, an advocate for young people.Where to get help: Lifeline – 0800 543 354 (0800 LIFELINE) or free text 4357 (HELP) Suicide Crisis Helpline – 0508 828 865 (0508 TAUTOKO) Healthline – 0800 611 116 Samaritans – 0800 726 666 Youthline – 0800 376 633, free text 234 or email [email protected] or online chat thelowdown.co.nz – or email [email protected] or free text 5626 What's Up – 0800 942 8787 (for 5–18 year olds). Kidsline – 0800 54 37 54 (0800 kidsline) for young people up to 18 years of age. Open 24/7. Le Va - www.leva.co.nz/our-work/suicide-prevention

Porirua health business takes PPE supply into its own hands after delay

Following a delay in delivery of essential personal protective equipment, owners of Pacific Health Plus (PHP) in Cannons Creek, Eastern Porirua, decided to take matters into their own hands. “During lockdown we realised that we did not have sufficient protective gear for our staff based at our primary healthcare centre, Pacific Health Plus in Porirua,” […]

TP+ Ep 9: Pacific body image

This week our panel delve into Pacific body image - is there an ideal Pacific body type? Alistar Kata and John Pulu chat to Health & Fitness star Dave ‘Brown Buttabean’ Letele, Auckland Councillor Josephine Bartley and Fashion Designer Beau Takapu.

Wheelchair-using personal trainer Aiga ‘AJ’ Pouoa

Despite suffering a severe spinal injury causing her to use a wheelchair just two years ago, Aj Pouoa managed to find a way to reclaim her passion for sport. Karima Fai’ai met up with the personal trainer.

Ikuna Taste conquering sweet-tooths with healthy desserts

She used to work in finance, specializing in investment management. Now, Manurewa local Pauline Fotu-Moala specializes in making delicious treats and desserts - without the guilt. Ikuna Taste is Pauline's new venture, creating affordable Keto, Plant-based and Paleo goodies for her customers.

Healthy living convert determined to live longer for her children

Otara mum Loretta Siale has been on a quest to change her lifestyle for her children's sake after witnessing her late mother's battle with diabetes.

Talanoa: Tips for a stress-free Christmas

Joining John and Marama for this week’s talanoa is Papali’i Pale Sauni to give his top tips for a less stressful Christmas. #Talanoa #Christmas

Seafood Coconut Curry on Namaste New Zealand

Chef Vijay Ganesh shares his family's favourite Seafood Coconut Curry.Namaste New Zealand was made with help from NZ On Air