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Picture that famous scene from Jerry Maguire; A successful sports agent has a crisis of conscience and decides to shift his focus and deal with clients in a new way. Something similar happened to Ironman veteran and global fitness instructor Bevan James Eyles from Christchurch. He realized so much of his work is with… Audio

Monday 4 July 2022

On today’s show

 

1:15 First woman joins NRL commentary team

Yesterday afternoon The Warriors celebrated their first game on home soil in almost three years with a win.

At the same time, New Zealand celebrated our first female NRL comentator taking the mic.

Honey Hireme-Smiler could be the first wahine to commentate an NRL game. She debuted yesterday covering the 22 to 2 Warriors win over the West Tigers at Mt Smart Stadium.

Honey talks to Jesse about being the first woman to join the commentary team for the NRL.

Warriors captain Tohu Harris leads the team out in their first home game at Mt Smart in more than 100 days.

Warriors captain Tohu Harris leads the team out in their first home game at Mt Smart in more than 100 days. Photo: PhotoSport / Brett Phibbs

1:25 Big Screen Symposium to be held in Tamaki Makarau

With hit video game franchises like Grand Theft Auto and Call of Duty raking in billions of dollars, the stakes are high for those coming up with the story lines.

At the Big Screen Symposium in Tamaki Makarau this weekend, a panel of writers will compare and contrast working in ideas for games, film and television.

Panellist Henry Feltham from Dunedin, is narrative designer for games, he was the lead writer on the 2021 multiplayer survival game 'Icarus' and is the Studio Director for a company called 'Deep Field Games.'

He's also a screen writer for film  - he co-wrote The Town that come out in 2020.

He talks to Jesse about the gaming industry in New Zealand and why these symposiums are so important.

Big Screen Symposium Auckland

Big Screen Symposium Auckland Photo: supplied

1:35 Funding boost will help feed more communities around Aotearoa

We talk to a non-profit group sharing their knowledge and skills to help Whanau in hardship help themselves.

SuperGrans Tairāwhiti is a registered foodbank, which takes food that cannot be sold but is good enough to eat, and repackages and redistributes it to the people who need it.

They also offer programmes to help people gain greater control of their lives.

And they'll be able to help even more families thanks to the New Zealand Food Network receiving 440 thousand dollars in Government funding.

SuperGrans Tairāwhiti General Manager, Linda Coulston talks to Jesse about what the funding boost means for support networks on the ground.

SuperGrans Tairāwhiti

SuperGrans Tairāwhiti Photo: https://www.supergranstairawhiti.nz

1:45 Number 1 album history

 

2:10 Television Critic: Guy Williams

Today Guy Williams talks to Jesse about a youtube series called History  OverSimplified, Drive to Survive on Netflix and his own show, New Zealand Today which is on Three and Three Now.

Guy Williams

Guy Williams Photo: supplied

2:20 Australian Correspondent Brad Foster 

Sydney based correspondent Brad Foster has the latest on the deluges across the city, with many suburbs recording a month's worth of rain over a few days. He also talks about the Wallabies beating England in a weekend test match and the rocky road to recovery for tourism across the Tasman.

A resident watches the rising floodwaters due to the heavy rain in residential area of southwestern Camden suburb of Sydney on March 8, 2022.

Photo: AFP

2:30 Expert feature: Meals on a budget

Many of us are feeling the squeeze from rising inflation.

At times like these the weekly grocery bill is often the first area we cut back on.

So today's expert is registered nutritionist Amanda Brien, who is going to give us some budget-friendly tips which won't sacrifice our dietary health.

As ever, we welcome your questions and feedback by texting 2101 or emailing jesse@rnz.co.nz

Close-up detail of a woman shopping in a supermarket

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Bevan James Book cover

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3:10 Bevan James Eyles - he can make you exercise and enjoy it

Picture that famous scene from Jerry Maguire; A successful sports agent has a crisis of conscience and decides to shift his focus and deal with clients in a new way. Something similar happened to Ironman veteran and global fitness instructor Bevan James Eyles from Christchurch. He realized so much of his work is with people who want to exercise. What about the ones who don't? That ah ha moment led to his latest book that reaches out to people who don't share his ardor for abdominal crunches.  It's called, I Will Make You Passionate About Exercise.

3:35 Voices

In this episode, writer and performer Jacob Rajan talks to Kadambari Raghukumar about his journey starting in 1997 with his debut, Krishnan's Dairy.

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3:45 The Panel with Penny Ashton and David Farrar