Its the music festival in the middle of nowhere think Burning Man for baby boomers. Where counterfeit Viagra is the biggest problem the cops have to deal with. No phones, no wifi, just some of the greatest Aussie bands and red earth as far as the eye can see. Were there with Midnight Oils Peter Garrett at The Big Red Bash.
Anxiety so many of us have it, and yet so few of us like to talk about it. We meet those who lay their struggles bare with this debilitating condition. Its a confronting insight into what its like to live with anxiety, as they allow us to capture the chilling reality of their anxiety attacks on camera. And, some tips and tricks to beating anxiety.
Manu Samoa - once upon a time in the 90s - they were the darlings of world rugby. But since the game turned professional, the team has failed to make even the World Cup quarter finals. Many Pacific players are turning down the chance to represent their nations to keep big money contracts in Europe, and secure their futures. Has professional rugby killed the international game for Tier 2 nations like the Samoa? And, what sacrifices do Pasifika players have to make? John Campbell is inside the Manu Samoa camp as they prepare their David vs Goliath fight of the Rugby World Cup.
Family, faith, food and fitting in - For My Fathers Kingdom is a documentary by a family about a family. It tells the story of a Kiwi/Tongan family trying to understand why their father gives so much money to his church. Its a film about them but its also about us. SUNDAY meets the film makers and discovers theres two types of Tongans, the laughing Tongan and the crying Tongan. Reporter: Mark Crysell Producer: Mava Enoka Cameras: Dave Flynn, Ben Ireland Editor: Paul Anderson
He was only seven-years-old and, after being lost at sea in freezing waters for six hours, he was declared dead by rescuers. But Queensland boy Julian Hohnen somehow beat the odds with only his dad, and a bucket, to cling to. He speaks for the first time about his miraculous survival. Channel 7 SUNDAY NIGHT
Their job is to protect our most vulnerable kids. But recently, Oranga Tamariki social workers have taken a beating. The agency has been accused of stealing Maori children, and failing to protect those already in care. Is the criticism deserved? And is there a better way to keep tamariki with their own whanau? SUNDAY reports from the frontline. Reporter: Jehan Casinader Producer: Kim Peacock Camera: Joseph Day Editors: Stuart Robertson, Bleddyn Parry
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