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Namaste NZ40 Videos

Girmit Remembrance on Namaste New Zealand

'Girmityas' were the Indian labourers brought to Fiji under the British indentured labour system. Namaste New Zealand went along to Girmit Day commemorations in Auckland, at which a play written by Fijian Indian author Rajendra Prasad was enacted.

Social Worker Nilima Venkat on Namaste New Zealand

Aaditya and Kadambari from Namaste New Zealand speak to prominent social worker Nilima Venkat on settling in New Zealand and her social work in the Indian migrant community.Made with the support of NZ On Air.

Hyderabadi Biryani on Namaste New Zealand

Chef Sasidhar Thathapudi shares his grandmother's recipe for Hyderabadi Biryani.Namaste New Zealand was made with help from NZ On Air.

Artist Tiffany Singh on Namaste New Zealand

Samoan-Indian artist Tiffany Singh grew up in New Zealand with little connection to her Indian heritage, but all that has changed thanks to her love of art.Namaste New Zealand is funded by NZ On Air.

Duck Curry on Namaste New Zealand

Fijian Indian Chef Krishna Muthu shares his beautifully delicious Duck Curry, even revealing his Grandmother’s secret spice blend.Namaste New Zealand was made with help from NZ On Air.

Fiji Indian tailor Nasir Ali on Namaste New Zealand

Meet talented Fijian Indian personality Nasir Ali, whose life revolves around textiles and design.More from Namaste NZ on www.216.172.171.182/~finaltpco

NZ Muslim Association President on Namaste New Zealand

Aaditya and Kadambari from Namaste New Zealand speak with Ikhlaq Kashkari, President of the New Zealand Muslim Association.Namaste New Zealand was made with help from NZ On Air.

Ahi Karunaharan on Namaste New Zealand

Aaditya and Kadambari from Namaste New Zealand chat to actor, producer and director Ahi Karunaharan about how he got into theatre - and convincing his migrant parents that it's a viable and valid career.

Girmityas Story on Namaste New Zealand

Sushila Jaduram shares the heartbreaking story of her great grandmother, an indentured labourer from Fiji, as a tragic reminder of the past.Namaste New Zealand was made with help from NZ On Air.