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Me And My Mates

People with disabilities have mates too!

Airing time: 7pm Monday; new show every fortnight

Brendan Cresswell and Tarryn Wallace have a positive, sometimes hilarious view on life and on overcoming obstacles.

In this series they invite others in, with different disabilities, to chat about life, the universe and everything in-between.

New show fortnightly.

Made possible with the support of Life Skills Taranaki: 


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The Silly Season

Brendan and Tarryn share how to stay safe this silly season.

Duration: 00:28:06 | Date: 4 December, 2023

Remembering Louis

Brendan and Tarryn spend this show remembering their good friend and talented musician, Louis de Thierry, who recently passed away

Duration: 28:41 | Date: 20 November, 2023

Hannah Pascoe

Hannah Pascoe from Invercargill is planning on doing Tour Aotearoa cycling 3000 km from Cape Reinga to Bluff. Hannah has low vision and will be doing this on a tandem bike.

Duration: 00:25:36 | Date: 6 November, 2023

Richard West

Brendan talks with Richard West about supporting others, and all the different ways he does it!

Duration: 00:30:09 | Date: 23 October, 2023

The Meaning of Music

Brendan and Tarryn share how music has touched them and helped them in hard times.

Duration: 00:28:08 | Date: 9 October, 2023

Being There For Others

Brendan and Tarryn talk about helping others and being there when others need a friend.

Duration: 00:28:00 | Date: 25 September, 2023

Karanga Maha 2023

Brendan and Tarryn chat with Paparina from CCS about the upcoming Karanga Maha event on October 5th & 6th.

Duration: 00:26:46 | Date: 11 September, 2023

Kris Johnson

Brendan and Tarryn chat with Kris Johnson about his disability and how that effects his everyday life.

Duration: 00:28:48 | Date: 28 August, 2023

Grief and Loss

Brendan and Tarryn share stories about lost or sick relatives and how much that changes your life.

Duration: 00:27:27 | Date: 14 August, 2023

Medical Appointments

Brendan and Tarryn share their tip for getting ready for medical appointments and staying organised with medication.

Duration: 00:29:06 | Date: 31 July, 2023

Preparing to go Out

Brendan and Tarryn talk about ways to be prepared to go into the community and extra things that can make it easier.

Duration: 00:28:18 | Date: 17 July, 2023