What do 27% of NZers all have in common? They were born overseas. Here Now is about the journeys people make to New Zealand, their identities and perspectives, all of which shape their life here. Here Now was previously titled Voices and is produced and presented by Kadambari Raghukumar.
The Magic of Masks - Live podcast from Q Theatre
Earlier this month, Here Now went live in front of an audience at the Podfest at Q. Producer and host Kadambari Raghukumar spoke to thespians Jacob Rajan and Pedro Ilgenfritz all about the magic of masks.
Shy Boy - Izzy Abdallah mixing it up
MIXIT in Tāmaki Makarau uses drama and dance to help young refugees gain confidence and in this Here Now episode, Phil Vine talks to former graduate Izadine Ahmed Abdallah about his story.
Tacos, mariachi and other tropes - Mexico
In this third part of the conversation around stereotypes, we're chatting about Mexico. Here Now is produced and presented by Kadambari Raghukumar.
Cartels, clichés and salsa - Colombians on their cultural stereotypes
In part two of a series around cultural stereotypes, Kadambari Raghukumar talks South America through the eyes Auckland-based Colombians.
"Stereotypes are my toolkit" - diaspora creatives on cultural tropes
Here Now's first episode for 2024 is all about creatives drawing from or away from cultural stereotypes. Join Kadambari Raghukumar as she talks about some Indian tropes around Mumbai and Delhi.
Going beyond Afrobeats in Auckland with Dj Banty and Orikol
Djs Banty and Nadine talk to Kadambari Raghukumar in this latest Voices episode on bringing African music to the club scene in Auckland.
Great informative program.