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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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Doing it for Myself

Brendan Cresswell and Tarryn Wallace talk about how it feels to be underestimated, on the one hand, and how it feels to achieve the unexpected, on the other.

Duration: 00:30:29 | Date: 26 September, 2022

Karanga Maha

Brendan and Tarryn talk with Paparina from CCS Disability Action about the Karanga Maha event, coming up on the 29th and 30th of September at Kanihi Mawhitiwhiti Pa.

Duration: 00:27:10 | Date: 12 September, 2022

Visually Impared Q & A

Brendan and Tarryn answer questions that they get asked or that people are too scared to ask about their sight.

Duration: 00:29:02 | Date: 29 August, 2022

Not Defined by Disability

Brendan and Tarryn talk about ways to stay happy and positive with a disability.

Duration: 00:28:25 | Date: 8 August, 2022

Helping People with Disabilities

Brendan and Tarryn share stories of people who have helped them in the past.

Duration: 00:29:16 | Date: 25 July, 2022

Time With Our Mates

After recieving some bad news, Brendan and Tarryn discuss what friendships mean to them, and how important it is to make memories.

Duration: 28:48 | Date: 4 July, 2022

School and Kickstart

Brendan Cresswell and Tarryn Wallace talk about their experience with school and the Kisckstart Flatting course that they both went through after finishing school

Duration: 00:27:48 | Date: 20 June, 2022

People We Can Count On

Brendan and Tarryn discuss the importance of having a good support network and being there for others.

Duration: 00:28:00 | Date: 6 June, 2022