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Namaste NZ40 Videos

14-year-old Runner Bhakti Patel on Namaste New Zealand

Bhakti Patel had a stroke when she was only 17 months old, but that doesn't stop her from achieving on the athletics field. With help from her friends, family, and coaches she wishes to one day compete professionally and to overcome any obstacle life has for her.Namaste New Zealand was made with help from NZ On Air

A Touch of Spice – Namaste New Zealand

Best Bartender Award winner Mohit Sharma came to New Zealand to study but ended up staying. His Indian spin on cocktail making brings a taste sensation and wow factor to the eyes!Namaste New Zealand is funded by NZ On Air and screens Thursdays at 8pm on Apna Television Channel 36 - NZ, with all episodes on TVNZ OnDemand.

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.

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.

Blackcaps cricketer Jeet Raval on Namaste New Zealand

Aaditya and Kadambari from Namaste New Zealand chat with Blackcaps cricketer Jeet Raval.Namaste New Zealand was made with help from NZ On Air.

Circus Life on Namaste New Zealand

Former financial crime officer Rani Pillay ran away to join the circus, and in doing so has discovered her true passion in the air.Namaste New Zealand was made with help from NZ On Air.

Comedian Tarun Mohanbhai on Namaste New Zealand

Aaditya and Kadambari from Namaste New Zealand chat to Tarun Mohanbhai about life as a comedian, from drawing inspiration from his experience as an Uber driver to the challenge of making people laugh.Namaste New Zealand was made with help from NZ On Air.

Crab Curry on Namaste New Zealand

Inspired by local ingredients and homeland spice, Fijian Indian Chef Krishna Muthu shares his mother’s fast and tasty Crab Curry recipe.Namaste New Zealand was made with help from NZ On Air.

Crispy Biryani Balls on Namaste New Zealand

Chef Sasidhar Thathapudi shared his beautifully delicious tomato and cashew nut sauce served on Crispy Biryani Balls.