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Making Yourself At Home

Stories, insights, music and laughs from all over the world. Meet some of the beautiful people who make up Taranaki’s vibrant international community.

Airing time: Mondays, 11am, live

Making Yourself at Home

Moving countries can be exciting, challenging and sometimes completely daunting.

In this 1 hour show you’ll meet some of the beautiful people who make up Taranaki’s vibrant international community.

Stories, insights, music and laughs from all over the world.


Your hosts are Kadisha, Alina and Laura


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With Rosalina from Singapore

Listen to Rosalina talk about her life experiences and philosophy. She is amazing.

Duration: 00:58:53 | Date: 12 April, 2021

With Guest Albany

Listen to her coming to NZ story and her new business idea.

Duration: 1:00:56 | Date: 29 March, 2021

The One About Self Care

Us mums need time for ourselves. Giving from a full cup.

Duration: 00:58:43 | Date: 22 March, 2021

The one with Alieen

Alieen from Chile.

Duration: 00:58:49 | Date: 15 March, 2021

Shailaa from India

A truly inspiring chat with Shailaa from India

Duration: 01:00:54 | Date: 1 March, 2021

Atefa from Iran

Kadisha and Michelle are joined by Atefeh,originally from Iran. Despite a shaky start in New Plymouth, Atefeh and her family have grown to love living here, and have really made themselves at home. So much so that Atefeh now has her own business, Red Flower aromatherapy massage. Tune in to hear her story.

Duration: 00:58:38 | Date: 22 February, 2021

Pat From Taiwan

Pat's interesting life and experiences

Duration: 01:00:41 | Date: 15 February, 2021

With Malcolm From India

Malcolm shares some memories from growing up in Goa, India to making New Plymouth his home, and, together with his wife, Kadisha, sings and plays for us

Duration: 00:58:25 | Date: 8 February, 2021

Andreea from Romania

What an wonderful interview with Andreea Chiriac from Romania! Andreea arrived in New Plymouth 4 month ago during the pandemic times as an essential worker.

Duration: 00:59:23 | Date: 1 February, 2021

Karen From Australia

Duration: 01:01:13 | Date: 25 January, 2021

Back After the Break

Laura and Kadisha look back at 2020 and talk about New Year Resolutions

Duration: 1:0:25 | Date: 11 January, 2021

Making a 2021 Vision Board

Listen in to learn some steps towards creating a powerful vision board to inspire your 202

Duration: 59:21 | Date: 4 January, 2021

With Guest Wolfgang Junk

Today's guest is Wolfgang Junk, a German man, with a Kiwi wife, who has recently relocated back to Taranaki

Duration: 56:1 | Date: 28 December, 2020

With Valeria from Ururguay

Duration: 01:00:19 | Date: 14 December, 2020

Christmas in NZ

Christmas traditions in NZ and home countries. Do you have special traditions from your home country?

Duration: 00:58:29 | Date: 7 December, 2020

Support Local

Laura and Alicia support small communities by buying from small, local shops, and show that support by taking the "buy 1 in 5" pledge

Duration: 00:58:22 | Date: 30 November, 2020