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Namaste New Zealand

Bilingual English and Hindi series, following inspiring Indians who've made lives for themselves and their families in New Zealand. Made with the support of NZ On Air.

Stream on TVNZ OnDemand

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    Season 1, Episode 1
    • Thursday 9 Aug

    G We meet a stylish bespoke tailor who loves to make things well - and make things last; we spend a beautiful and tranquil moment on the farm in the lead-up to the Ram Navami festival; and we enjoy the first in a series of eight sensational recipes with the chef and tutors from PBRS.

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      • Thursday 9 Aug

      G We meet a stylish bespoke tailor who loves to make things well - and make things last; we spend a beautiful and tranquil moment on the farm in the lead-up to the Ram Navami festival; and we enjoy the first in a series of eight sensational recipes with the chef and tutors from PBRS.

      • Thursday 16 Aug

      G This week we meet an inspirational young woman with her eye on the finish line; we visit a slice of paradise in the suburbs that connects a small group of Fijian Indian gardeners with their past and we whisk around the ballroom with a young dancer who keeps waltzing away with prizes.

      • Thursday 23 Aug

      G This week we meet an artist who draws inspiration from her Indian heritage. We learn about a unique form of martial arts at the Vaisakhi Festival, and PBRS chef and tutor Raj cooks up a storm up with his lamb curry.

      • Thursday 30 Aug

      G It's an all-out colour fest at the Holi Festival of Colour; we go to a special place where women enjoy free lessons, friendship and a sense of belonging; plus, meet the man who took to running in his seventies.

      • Thursday 6 Sep

      G A fabulous meeting of cultures, we share the mat with the unlikely kiwi kabaddi team. We're there at the end of the day to witness the breaking of the fast in the Holy month of Ramadan. And we meet the young woman who ran away to join the circus.

      • Thursday 13 Sep

      G This week we find out how hockey won a whole family over, we're out on the streets with two police women who enjoy serving their community and who share a special bond, and we meet the swordsman who enjoys having a cutting edge.

      • Thursday 20 Sep

      G This week is a special episode dedicated to what is a painful past for many Fijian Indians: we talk about the indentured labour system, Girmit. As well as discussing the unique cultural identity that Fijian Indians share today, we'll bring you studio interviews, and images from a Girmit Remembrance event.

      • Thursday 27 Sep

      G Season Final: We meet a father and son who share a deep love of music, we spend a day on the farm with a family that's been growing food for generations and PBRS chef and tutor Krishan crafts an impressive crab curry.