Marveli Mongia

Marveli Mongia

Every kiwi girl wants her dream wedding day but most would not imagine it like this. Marveli Mongia, an Indian-Kiwi, is having an arranged marriage, her fiancée arriving in New Zealand just one week before the big day. How will this largely kiwi girl cope with this very Indian of traditions?

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Bevan Chuang

Bevan Chuang a 1.5 generation Hong Kong Chinese-Kiwi migrant, at 30, is looking for love. This episode explores the unique challenges of finding Mr. Right for a woman who straddles two cultural realities.

 

 

  • 2018-08-20T03:00:00-07:00
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  • 2018-08-22T03:00:00-07:00
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  • 2018-08-24T03:00:00-07:00
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  • 2018-08-25T09:00:00-07:00
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Thoraya Abdul-Rassol

Thoraya Abdul-Rassol is a 19 year-old Muslim law student and soccer enthusiast. Follow her as she moves away from home for the first time and faces the challenge of meeting people in a new city and overcoming her fear of racial discrimination.

  • 2018-08-24T19:30:00-07:00
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Daniel Gamboa Salazar

Twenty-year-old Colombian refugee Daniel Salazar sets out to reconnect with the local Colombian community in Wellington that ostracized him by throwing a huge Colombian barbecue.

  • 2018-08-27T03:00:00-07:00
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  • 2018-08-29T03:00:00-07:00
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  • 2018-08-31T03:00:00-07:00
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  • 2018-09-01T09:00:00-07:00
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Gar Kee

When 1.5 generation Chinese Kiwi, Gar Kee, walks down the streets with her African boyfriend, Shaun, they regularly experience double takes. Given the opportunity to put on a radio show for the ethnic community, Gar Kee chooses to do a show on cross-cultural relationships and sets out to uncover what New Zealand really thinks about inter-racial couples.

  • 2018-08-31T19:30:00-07:00
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Jignal Bhagvandas

Jignal Bhagvandas is a 21-year-old medical student who is combining her passion for health with Indian dance. While her goal is to inspire her community to exercise, her pre-diabetic Dad refuses to join the program.

  • 2018-09-03T03:00:00-07:00
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  • 2018-09-05T03:00:00-07:00
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  • 2018-09-07T03:00:00-07:00
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  • 2018-09-08T09:00:00-07:00
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Divya Hariharan

Go-getter Indian-born Divya Hariharan is the newly appointed chief executive officer of the P3 Foundation, a charity combating poverty. As she undertakes her first big challenge in the role, the pressure is on for Hariharan to prove that at 23 years old, she has what it takes to lead a nationwide not-for-profit organization.

  • 2018-09-07T19:30:00-07:00
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Mohammed Al Jamal

Palestinian refugee Mohammed Al Jamal has flourished in New Zealand, but sees many others struggling to adapt and signs up to the Refugee Volunteer program to give back and try to make a difference.

 

  • 2018-09-10T03:00:00-07:00
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  • 2018-09-12T03:00:00-07:00
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  • 2018-09-14T03:00:00-07:00
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  • 2018-09-15T09:00:00-07:00
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Alice Canton

"Do I choose to be white or do I choose to be other?" The child of a Chinese and Europe cross-cultural union, actor and playwright Alice Canton creates a work that challenges why our society forces people to choose one ethnic box.

 

 

  • 2018-09-14T19:30:00-07:00
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Emily Mwila

Aspiring opera singer Emily Mwila cannot speak her father’s Zambian tongue and accepts the challenge to perform traditional tribal songs at a solo concert as a way of finding her Zambian voice.

  • 2018-09-17T03:00:00-07:00
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