WATCH IT: This Is Us aired in New Zealand for the first time this week. It's a beautiful drama that is honest, charming and full of heart. The show follows a group of several people who share a birthday and how the seemingly random individuals' lives intertwine in unexpected ways. It airs on Tuesdays at 8.30pm on TV2 or you can watch it on TVNZ OnDemand.

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READ IT: Bestselling author Joe Wicks, aka The Body Coach, has inspired thousands to transform their bodies by shifting unwanted fat and building lean muscle. In Lean in 15 - The Sustain Plan he reveals how to sustain incredible results while still seeing progress week on week. Fully illustrated and with a hundred quick-to-prepare meals and four workouts, the plan is perfect for busy people who don't have time to spend hours in the kitchen or gym. Grab it from Amazon today.

DO IT: Head down to the new Rotorua Farmers' Market on Sunday. Run by the Rotorua Lakes Council the new market will be running every Sunday where the old City Focus was. According to the council, it will be different to existing markets, with a focus on locally grown produce and pantry items.


HEAR IT: Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds' 16th studio album, Skeleton Tree, is out now on vinyl, CD and across all digital platforms. Skeleton Tree began its journey in late 2014 at Retreat Studios, Brighton, with further sessions at La Frette Studios, France in autumn 2015. If you're a Cave fan it's time you gave it a listen.