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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 (L to R) Laura, Alina and Kadisha
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Alicia and guest Michelle, talk about Australia and Romania, about boundaries and how to say "no", different cultures and how it is when you are new in a country.
Duration: 00:59:46 | Date: 23 November, 2020
Our guest today is Sam De La Cruz from The Philippines. We talk about the similarities and differences between there and NZ, and how it was for her to adapt to a new way of living.
Duration: 01:00:58 | Date: 9 November, 2020
Adapting to a new culture can be really difficult, especially when moving abroad, away from family and friends. Laura explores the phases that people go through while adjusting to a new country.
Duration: 00:51:38 | Date: 19 October, 2020
Laura and Alina are joined by Tineka Twigley, from Lingua, and together they talk about new opportunities to learn languages in New Plymouth
Duration: 01:01:20 | Date: 28 September, 2020
Today's guest is Joss Bines, a local musician with a rich mix of cultures in her blood. Hear her story and the music she makes with her band, Laconic Zephyr.
Duration: 00:52:39 | Date: 21 September, 2020
Thanh Nguyen moved from the bright lights of Ho Chi Min City to New Zealand as a 15 year old. Today he shares his journey, from teenage immigrant to Kiwi husband, father, and successful architect.
Duration: 00:58:45 | Date: 14 September, 2020
Nicola is a local naturopath, and in this show she shares a wealth of information around keeping anxiety at bay, as well as looking after your physical and mental health. Definitely worth a listen!
Duration: 01:01:51 | Date: 7 September, 2020
Meet our hosts, Kadisha, Alina and Laura, in this first episode of Making Yourself at Home for 2020. Today Laura shares her story of migrating from Colombia to NZ and some of the challenges along the way.
Duration: 00:59:13 | Date: 27 July, 2020