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"Fireside” chats with some of NZ’s best-known names

Each month our good friend and ambassador Jude Dobson sits down with a well-known guest to chat to them about their lives, family, careers, and experiences.

These sessions are a fantastic opportunity to get new insights into some of your favourite household names, so grab a cuppa and tune in to either the live or recorded events.

Live events are on the last Tuesday of each month at 11am, join with the Zoom code 874 5352 1510.



David Lomas

David Lomas is the well-known face of popular family reunion programme Lost & Found, and more recently the documentary series David Lomas Investigates.

In the last 14 years, David has reunited more than 300 lost family members on camera and hundreds more off camera. After an impressive career spanning five decades as an investigative reporter, he has amassed a vast collection of interesting stories.



Dame Valerie Adams

Dame Valerie Adams is a household name throughout New Zealand. With more World, Olympic and Commonwealth Games titles than you can count, her athletic career spanning two decades has seen her become of NZ’s favourite and most successful sporting stars.

Jude Dobson chats to Valerie about where it all started, her family, career and what’s on the cards now that she has retired from professional sport.



Dr. Richard Harris

In this episode we were joined by Dr. Richard “Harry” Harris who recounted his part in the heroic search and rescue mission to deliver the Thai schoolboys trapped in the Tham Laung cave to safety in 2018. His expertise as a cave diver and anaesthetist were pivotal in the success of the rescue. Three lucky viewers also received a copy of his book Against All Odds.



Sir Graham Henry

We kicked off the series with rugby coaching legend Sir Graham Henry, who chatted about his successful career, life after hanging up his boots, and he spilled the beans on that 2011 World Cup final! Three lucky viewers also received a signed copy of Sir Graham’s book Final Word.




Coming up next

Mark Inglis

Tuesday 28 June, 11am

Join us on Zoom with the code 874 5352 1510

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