In case you missed it, here's a look back at the best bits from Weekend Life with Trudi Nelson in for Carly Flynn for Saturday, August 11th 2018.
Prepping small business for retirement
With so many baby boomers approaching retirement, Hannah McQueen from EnableMe joins Trudi with how to prep your small business for sale to ensure you get the best price, and don’t burn out before you get there, or end up having to just walk away from it.
Teens at Fashion Week
Fashion Week is on the horizon and Doris de Pont is one of the judges for Walk the Line, a fashion competition for 13-18 year olds all over New Zealand. Not only are the entrants 13-18 but the organisers are as well.
Top Kiwi choreographer's new show
Neil Ieremia (ONZM) is one of New Zealand’s most accomplished choreographers, a creative entrepreneur and inspirational leader. He’s about to premiere Crying Men, set to show in Auckland and Wellington this year as well as New York next year, which explores masculinity through a Pacific lens.
Cans for Good
Wattie’s Cans for Good is a national event collecting cans to help fill Salvation Army foodbanks, run for two weeks from 13th August. Rhonda Middleton joined Trudi to talk about how kids at schools across the country can help make a difference to those in need.
A Taste of Aria: Restaurant Month
Joel Bickford and Gareth Stewart are both executive chefs of legendary water front dining venues. Both have a passion for creating simple, refined dishes that celebrate local, seasonal produce, and now they are both taking part in A Taste of Aria at Euro.
New Zealand craft wine
Simon Fell is a top New Zealand winemaker from Thornbury Wines, who have just released their 2018 vintage. There are over 6,500 wines on New Zealand supermarket shelves, so it's easy to get confused or overwhelmed. There is some help to be found in the supermarkets and bottle shops but picking between producers can be incredibly difficult.
The rise and rise of Sri Lankan food
Sri Lankan food has never been more popular with celebrity chefs like Nadia Lim and Nigella posting photos all over social media. Food and NZ Cricket mentor Kit Perera joins Trudi to talk about why Sri Lankan cuisine is so popular.
Listen to the full interviews above.