How many teens do stage 2 Economics papers at University to fill in spare time? Yang Fan Yun did, and scored 98% for his effort. Yang is one of the smartest teens in the country, Dux of Macleans College, winner of the Prime Ministers Award for Academic Excellence and next - heading to the prestigious Stanford University in California. His aim? To create a more equal, fairer world by making sure no-one is left behind. We meet this extraordinarily clever (and nice) 18-year old this week on SUNDAY.
Somewhere in the world we all have at least one doppelganger a person who looks like us. Maybe they even dress and act like us. Yet theyre no relation. These lookalikes may be from the other side of the planet or, in the case of John Jemison and Neil Richardson, live in the same village. We investigate whether there could be a scientific reason for this puzzling phenomenon. Is there something deep in our DNA that solves the mystery?
Gun City owner David Tipple has made millions selling firearms but now he feels under siege himself as New Zealand toughens up its gun laws. SUNDAY takes an exclusive look inside the world of our biggest gun dealer. The man, who's close to the frontline of the gun law debate speaks out, on how weve gone too far in banning military-style semi-automatics in the wake of the Christchurch terror attacks. But his critics question have we gone far enough?
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
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