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Namaste NZ40 Videos

Family Farm on Namaste New Zealand

Dinesh Bhana is carrying on a family tradition to run their farm while honouring those that sacrificed to made it possible.Namaste New Zealand was made with help from NZ On Air.

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

Crispy Biryani Balls on Namaste New Zealand

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

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.

Indian tabla music on Namaste New Zealand

Namaste New Zealand meet a father and son duo who share their deep love of music with the new generation, and in doing so are preserving their culture.

Former Olympic Boxer Siona Fernandes on Namaste New Zealand

Meet former Olympic boxer Siona Fernandes on Namaste New Zealand. Made with support from 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.

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.

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.