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The Arinality - E168 - Arina Reflects on Friendships during Full-Time Work( 0:24:24)       
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In this episode, Arina reflects on her recent Christchurch trip and meeting her childhood friends while on a work trip. She shares some tips for people who work full-time and how to maintain a social life, managing friendships and catch ups. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 28/05/2024 8:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E167 - Arina Reflects on Resilience and Detachment( 0:26:22)       
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In this episode, Arina reflects on "why Muslims are resilient", Qada and Qadr, and practicing detactment from your successes and failures. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 21/05/2024 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E166 - Arina Reflects on The Tortured Poets Department( 0:23:23)       
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In this episode, Arina reflects on some life lessons she's learnt from Taylor Swift's newest album The Tortured Poets Department. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 14/05/2024 8:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E165 - Arina Reflects on Mindful Money (Part 5)( 0:24:57)       
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In this episode, Arina wraps up the Mindful Money series with some practical habits that save money. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 7/05/2024 8:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E164 - Arina Reflects on Mindful Money (Part 4)( 0:24:4)       
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In this episode, Arina continues her learning of what it means to be mindful with money. She talks about the differences of 'needs' vs 'wants' and how she organises her accounts. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 30/04/2024 8:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E163 - Arina Reflects on Mindful Money (Part 3)( 0:26:9)       
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In this episode, Arina reflects on uncertainties in life and why it is important to plan when you can. She shared her steps to financial wellness and in depth discussions on sinking funds! This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 23/04/2024 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E162 - Arina Reflects on Mindful Money (Part 2)( 0:26:3)       
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In this episode, Arina shares her experiences celebrating Eid with her family in Dunedin, and continued her reflections on being mindful with money. She shares some negative and positive money mindsets and why it is important to learn to seperate them. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 16/04/2024 10:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E161 - Arina Reflects on Mindful Money (Part 1)( 0:25:48)       
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In this episode, Arina reflects on her money journey and why it's important to be mindful with money. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 9/04/2024 2:42:51 p.m.
The Arinality - E160 - Arina Reflects on Ramadan (Part 2)( 0:26:2)       
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In this episode, Arina continues her reflections about Ramadan including some memories of navigating an eating disorder last year (trigger warning). She also talks about how to care for your wellbeing in this special month. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 2/04/2024 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E159 - Arina Reflects on Ramadan (Part 1)( 0:26:8)       
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In this episode, Arina reflects on how Ramadan is going so far, and some common questions people have about the holy month. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 26/03/2024 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E158 - Justine Is Back From Antartica (Part 2)( 0:24:0)       
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In this episode, Justine Chutrau shares her experience working in Antartica, and all her exciting adventures adjusting to the new world! This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 19/03/2024 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E157- Justine Is Back From Antartica (Part 1)( 0:26:43)       
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In this episode, Justine Chutrau shares her experience working in Antartica, and all her exciting adventures adjusting to the new world! This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 12/03/2024 10:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E156 - Arina Reflects on Resting( 0:25:46)       
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In this episode, Arina reflects on the seven types of rest after a week resting in bed due to viral fever. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 5/03/2024 8:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E155 - Arina Reflects on Living Seasonally( 0:25:18)       
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In this episode, Arina reflects on the end of summer, and what we can look forward to for autumn. Living seasonally invites us to be mindful of the present day. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 20/02/2024 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E154 - Arina Reflects on Finding Joy( 0:25:7)       
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In this episode, Arina shares some updates on her life, including how to add joy in our mundane lives. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 13/02/2024 3:59:21 p.m.
The Arinality - E153 - Arina Reflects on Inner Season Periods( 0:22:50)       
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In this episode, Arina reflects about a system to monitor changes in your body as someone who menstruates: inner winter, inner spring, inner summer and inner autum. One of the best ways to listen to your body and energy based on the season. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 6/02/2024 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E152 - Arina Reflects on Secondhand Shopping( 0:22:54)       
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In this episode, Arina reflects on why secondhand shopping should come first. She shares some of her favourite opshops in Dunedin. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 30/01/2024 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E151 - Aleeya Reflects on the Wau Bulan( 0:25:50)       
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In this episode, Aleeya Noradzmudin, an art student from Christchurch returns to The Arinality to reflect on her experiences in art school, her proudest work in expressing her Malaysian culture via arts. She shares Malaysian "Wau Bulan" and traditions around that. We also touched about gender roles in Malay culture and history. Aleeya also explains the most important things in an art exhibit that we don't know about. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 23/01/2024 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E150 - Aleeya Reflects on Art School( 0:26:9)       
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Aleeya Noradzmudin, an art student from Christchurch returns to the show to reflect on her experiences in art school, her proudest work in expressing her Malaysian culture via arts, comparisons between her "Malaysian self" and "Kiwi self" and unpacking the word 'bersopan-santun' in the Malay context. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 16/01/2024 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E149 - Arina's Slow Morning Routine( 0:26:5)       
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Welcome to 2024! In this episode, Arina reflects on how she *tries* to find work-life balance, why her slow morning routines are important and how slow mornings make life worth living (because suddenly you have more time for yourself!). This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 9/01/2024 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E148 - Arina Reflects on Her Malaysian Values( 0:26:23)       
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In this episode, Arina reflects on 17 "Nilai Murni" or positive attributes from her Malaysian school textbook. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 2/01/2024 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E147 - Arina Reflects on Her Malay Traditions( 0:25:50)       
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In this episode, Arina reflects on her Malay culture and their traditions. Modest clothing, house on stilts and why Fridays and families are important. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 26/12/2023 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E146 - Zoe Reflects on Self-Detachment( 0:26:24)       
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In this episode, Zoe Song returns to the show to talk about self-detachment: why it is important to detach ourselves from unhelpful comments, some tips and tricks she's practiced with her therapist. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 19/12/2023 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E145 - Self-Care When It's Hard with Zoe( 0:26:15)       
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In this episode, Zoe Song returns on the show and we talked about how to self-care when you're on survival mode. We reflect on our experiences and how to care for yourself when the world feels heavy. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 12/12/2023 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E144 - Arina and Rozi Reflect on Growing Up Tomboy or Girly Girl( 0:25:29)       
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In this episode, Siti Roziana and Arina reflect on their different experiences growng up tomboy and girly. They also reflect on descriptions of masculine and feminine traits. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 5/12/2023 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E143 - Arina and Rozi Reflect on Staying Present( 0:26:9)       
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In this episode, Arina brings her bestie Siti Roziana on the show to reflect on staying present in times of crisis, the challenges and why its important. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 28/11/2023 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E142 - Nicole Shares Maritime Experience( 0:26:11)       
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In this episode, from Tāmaki Makaurau/Auckland joining us is Nicole Gutierrez, a human rights activist born in the Philippines. She shares her experience working in Maritime as a woman and what she's learnt from working in a male dominated space. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 21/11/2023 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E141 - Nicole's Activism for Aotearoa Filipinos( 0:26:29)       
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In this episode, from Tāmaki Makaurau/Auckland joining us is Nicole Gutierrez, a human rights activist born in the Philippines. We talk about the different aspects of activism she's been part of and supporting the Filipino communities in Aoteroa. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 14/11/2023 8:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E140 - Jade Reflects as a Tangata Tiriti( 0:26:6)       
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In this episode, Jade Griffin, a Pākehā Tangata Tiriti with whakapapa in the United Kingdom, shares neurodiversity and growing up with Dyslexia, her love to connect with humans (and animals!) studying Social Work, and why cold swims at the beach works. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 7/11/2023 10:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E139 - Jade Reflects on Her Neurodiversity( 0:26:2)       
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In this episode, Jade Griffin, a Pākehā Tangata Tiriti with whakapapa in the United Kingdom, shares neurodiversity and growing up with Dyslexia, her love to connect with humans (and animals!) studying Social Work, and why cold swims at the beach works. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 31/10/2023 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E138 - Zoe’s Story as a Model and Creative( 0:27:53)       
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In this episode, Zoe Song shares her experiences as a model, her thoughts on beauty standards and her passion for blogging! This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 24/10/2023 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E137 - Zoe's Story on Mongolian and Chinese Identity( 0:28:43)       
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In this episode, Zoe Song shares her Mongolian and Chinese roots, being an only child and studying abroad, and how her cultural identities shape her today. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 17/10/2023 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E136 - Myra Reflects on Surveying as a Woman( 0:26:20)       
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In this episode, Myra Mojigoh reflects on life as a surveyor and a woman, being in a male dominated career and feminism in this age. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 10/10/2023 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E135 - Myra Reflects on Personal Growth ( 0:27:32)       
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In this episode, Myra Mojigoh reflects on her years in University studying Surveying and the growth she's experienced as an international student. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 3/10/2023 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E134 - Angel Reflects on Philippines' Beauty Standards( 0:26:21)       
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Angel Dulai from the Philippines return on the show to share her experience struggling with an eating disorder and navigating the beauty standards in the Philippines. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 26/09/2023 5:29:06 p.m.
The Arinality - E133 - Angel's New Beginning in Aotearoa( 0:23:30)       
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In this episode, we have Angel Dulai from the Philippines, a recent migrant about living a simple life in Aotearoa. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 19/09/2023 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E132 - Arina Reflects on Her Younger Self( 0:25:34)       
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On this episode, Arina reads a script from a speech she wrote a few years ago about her cultural identity and belonging in New Zealand. She reflects on how things have changed for her today. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 12/09/2023 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E131 - Justine's Korea and Japan Trip( 0:29:45)       
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In this episode, Justine Chutrau from Argentina returns on The Arinality to share her experiences traveling to Korea and Japan with her mum! This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 5/09/2023 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E130 - Justine's Going to Antarctica( 0:27:24)       
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In this episode, Justine Chutrau from Argentina returns on The Arinality to share her recent endevours... including prepping to start her new life in Antarctica! This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 29/08/2023 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E129 - Shannia's Story on Cultural Dances (Part 2)( 0:25:51)       
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In this episode, Shannia Kaiway from West Papua shares her experiences living in New Zealand for 9 years, teaching dance to pasifika groups for the Otago Polyfest, her passion to learn Pacifika cultures and similarities to West Papuan culture. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 22/08/2023 10:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E128 - Shannia's Story on Cultural Dances (Part 1)( 0:26:53)       
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In this episode, Shannia Kaiway from West Papua shares her experiences living in New Zealand for 9 years, teaching dance to pasifika groups for the Otago Polyfest, her passion to learn Pacifika cultures and similarities to West Papuan culture. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 15/08/2023 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E127 - Tini's Story on Bebyhada Korean Beauty( 0:24:39)       
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In this episode, Tini Roslan returns to the show to share her experience starting her own business 'Bebyhada' a Korean and Japanese skincare and beauty store in Wellington. Tini also spilled her korean skincare routine and some tips and products to try out for beginners! This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 8/08/2023 10:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E126 - Tini's Story on Exploring Fashion Design( 0:24:53)       
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In this episode, Tini Roslan based in Wellington shares growing up in Brunei, exploring her passion for fashion design, and starting a small business - Bebyhada, a Korean and Japanese skincare, beauty and makeup store. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 1/08/2023 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E125 - Chloe Reflects on Keeping It Real( 0:26:23)       
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On this episode, Chloe opens up about her wellbeing, we bonded over our childhood trauma of being enrolled to tuitions and Kumon, and how to have conversations about our mental health. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 25/07/2023 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E124 - Chloe Reflects on Professional and Personal Boundaries( 0:25:58)       
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On the hundred and twenty-forth episode, Chloe Wong shares her experiences as a President of an association, seperating her personal and professional life and ways she sets boundaries. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 18/07/2023 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E123 - Taskeen and Faiqa Reflect on Hijab Stories (Part 2)( 0:26:27)       
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On the hundred and twenty-third episode, Arina continues her conversation with two sisters, Taskeen and Faiqa on the show to reflect on their hijab stories. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 11/07/2023 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E122 - Taskeen and Faiqa Reflect on Hijab Stories (Part 1)( 0:25:22)       
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On the hundred and twenty-second episode, Arina invites two sisters, Taskeen and Faiqa on the show to reflect on their hijab stories. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 4/07/2023 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E121 - Tallulah Reflects on Visiting Home (Part 2)( 0:27:16)       
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On the hundred and twenty-first episode, Tallulah Costa returns to share her experience returning to Australia for the first time after 5 years. Arina reflected on her experiences returning to Malaysia too. Part 2. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 27/06/2023 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E120 - Tallulah Reflects on Visiting Home (Part 1)( 0:26:27)       
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On the hundred and twentieth episode, Tallulah Costa returns to share her experience returning to Australia for the first time after 5 years. Arina reflected on her experiences returning to Malaysia too. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 20/06/2023 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E119 - Arina Reflects on Turning 24( 0:24:45)       
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On the hundred and ninteenth episode, Arina reflects on celebrating her 24 years of life. She reviews a Studio Ghibli film Only Yesterday from 1991 about childhood memories and healing your inner child. Arina also talks about Action For Happiness and why it is important to romanticise your life. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 13/06/2023 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E118 - Tallulah's Story as an Australian Uruguay and Māori( 0:24:58)       
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On the hundred and eighteenth episode, Tallulah Costa shares her belonging as an Australian born Uruguay and Māori in New Zealand. She tells her journey reconnecting with her iwi and te reo (language) in Aotearoa, joining the Māori speech competition and dreams on exploring South America in the future. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 6/06/2023 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E117 - Arina Reflects on Homesickness( 0:26:36)       
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On the hundred and seventeenth episode, Arina reflects on her time visiting Malaysia after 5 years. She shares values from her culture that she misses and how she is practicing them in Dunedin. She also shares some tips on dealing with homesickness. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 30/05/2023 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E116 - Richa Reflects on Gender Roles in India( 0:26:56)       
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Richa Berde is back to share a different topic: gender roles and stereotypes in India. She shares how having a 'boycut' and riding motorcycles changed the way people treat her as a woman. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 23/05/2023 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E115 - Richa's Story as an Only Child( 0:24:17)       
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On the hundred and fifteenth episode, Richa Berde returns to the show to share her life as an only child. Richa shares that she will be returning to her home, Mumbai, India and everything she's learnt studying and working in New Zealand. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 16/05/2023 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E114 - Amira's Story on Saudi Arabia Women( 0:21:38)       
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On the hundred and forth episode, Amira Samir Salem shares about working in Saudi Arabia and the cultural differences she experienced in a gender segregated society. We also reflected on accepting cultural differences and how media portrays them as oppressed. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 9/05/2023 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E113 - Amira's Story on Belonging( 0:24:19)       
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On the hundred and thirteenth episode, Amira Samir Salem joins the show to share her Egyptian culture, growing up in Romania and then settling in New Zealand. She will also share her experience as a woman working in Saudi Arabia on the next episode. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 2/05/2023 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E112 - Niroshini's Story on Motherhood (Part 2)( 0:25:48)       
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On the hundred and twelfth episode, we continue Niroshini De Silva's story about being a migrant mother in New Zealand. She shares the importance of communication with children, and ways she cares for her own wellbeing as a busy mother. She also shares her personal growth as a conservative Sri Lankan woman. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 25/04/2023 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E111 - Niroshini's Story on Motherhood (Part 1)( 0:26:20)       
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On the hundred and eleventh episode, Niroshini De Silva shares her story being a migrant mother from Sri Lanka and raising children in Palmerston. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 18/04/2023 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E110 - Hay's Story on Buying Herself Flowers( 0:29:14)       
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On the hundred and tenth episode, Hay returns to share about her trauma healing - Myanmar military coup and making peace with her past. We also talked about Ramadan - a month to grow spiritual wellness, Miley Cyrus' qoutes "I can buy myself flowers" and feminism and Myanmar beauty standards and self-worth. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 11/04/2023 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E109 - Hay's Story on Myanmar Coup and Loss( 0:27:40)       
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On the hundred and ninth episode, Hay shares about life with her pet birds and finding a Chinchilla in Dunedin. She also opens up about healing after losing her parents from the Myanmar military coup and finding her sister. Trigger warning: mentions of shooting and death. Hay will be returning next week to share about ways she practice spiritual wellness. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 4/04/2023 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E108 - Rozi's Story on Confidence in Studies( 0:26:19)       
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On the hundred and eighth episode, Rozi shares her struggles to return to study again after two years working in a dental clinic. We talked about comparison with other students and burnout. Rozi learns the importance of sleep, taking things slowly and being kind to your body. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 28/03/2023 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E107 - Rozi's Story on Resettling in Dunedin( 0:24:51)       
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On the hundred and seventh episode, Siti Roziana from Episode 7 returns to Dunedin after two years back in Malaysia, stuck because of the Covid situation. We talked about what it was like being back home, dealing with uncertainty and reconnecting with Dunedin today. Rozi also shares about the first time she saw a horse. Random chats between two besties. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 21/03/2023 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E106 - Arina and Dayeon Reflect on Excessive Productivity( 0:26:18)       
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On the hundred and sixth episode, Dr Dayeon Lee returns to share her journey navigating medical school and self-sacrifice in her career, valuing and devaluing recognition of others, the need to "prove ourselves" as migrants and how Dayeon values her time to care for wellbeing. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 14/03/2023 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E105 - Dayeon's Story on Community Collectivism( 0:26:21)       
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On the hundred and fifth episode, Dr Dayeon Lee shares her story as a Korean New Zealander born in Japan, learning the word "racism" at 5 years old, early parentification of children from ethnic communities, act in consideration of others in a collectivistic community, and celebration of Korean pop culture. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 7/03/2023 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E104 - Arina Reflects on Slow Living( 0:25:51)       
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On the hundred and fourth episode, Arina shares about the slow living movement and how it somehow relates to the cottagecore aesthetic and Marie Kondo's tidying up methods. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 28/02/2023 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E103 - Arina and Violina Reflect on Mid-Twenties Life Crisis( 0:29:27)       
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On the one hundred and third episode, Violina Gunawan shares her mid-twenties life crisis which Arina relates to, from being a busy gal to awareness queen. Asking yourself "Who am I without my academics, extracurriculars and professionalism?", prioritising self and making choices, making time for activities that spark joy and honouring your body's time to adjust to life changes. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 21/02/2023 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E102 - Violina Reflects on Re-Learning Indonesian Self( 0:28:25)       
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On the on hundred and second episode, Violina Gunawan returns to The Arinality to share what it is like being back in Indonesia, relearning her culture and language, unsolicited questions from aunties (iykyk) and things she will miss about home. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 14/02/2023 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E101 - Ekaterina's Story on Urban Cats( 0:26:30)       
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On the one hundred first episode, Ekaterina Ponomarenko (Russian-Kiwi) returns on the Arinality to share from tourism to ecology and environmental management, researching regulating urban cats for biodiversity, how to care for the environment and wildlife, and dancing for her inner child! This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 7/02/2023 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E100 - Arina Reflects on 100 Episodes( 0:27:23)       
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On the hundredth episode (wohoo!), Arina shares her journey through podcasting and broadcasting, gaining self confidence, belonging and growth during the two years of The Arinality. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 31/01/2023 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E99 - Ekaterina's Story on Healing from War( 0:21:58)       
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On the ninty-ninth episode, Arina invites Ekaterina Ponomarenko to share her Russian background, healing from war trauma and finding support from the Ukraine solidarity meetings in Dunedin. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 24/01/2023 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E98 - Meimuna's Story on being Japanese Pakistani( 0:25:41)       
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On the ninety-eigth episode, Arina's online friend Meimuna Zahido (half Japanese half Pakistani) from Japan and based in Hamilton, visits Arina in Dunedin! Meimuna shares growing up in Japan biracial, coming to New Zealand to study Linguistics in Waikato University, and things she's looking forward to do in Dunedin and Japan. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 17/01/2023 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E97 - Arina and Natalie Reflect on Consciousness( 0:26:42)       
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On the ninety-seventh episode, Natalie Faustina (Indo-Chinese) talks about being conscious on her life choices. Not being on social media, meaningful gift giving, listening to your body during periods, making eco-conscious choices: aware of what we buy, reducing carbon footprint, cultural differences in buying second hand items. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 10/01/2023 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E96 - Arina and Natalie Reflect on Sleep( 0:27:25)       
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On the ninety-sixth episode, Natalie Faustina (Indo-Chinese) returns to the show to share her new job, adjusting to sleep changes while working night shifts, sleep routines to get herself sleepy and funny things we experience in dreams. Arina also shares about taking sleeping pills in the past and her experiences with them. Natalie will be returning next week to talk about 'consciousness' - the opposite of sleep! This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 3/01/2023 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E95 - Arina Reflects on 2022( 0:27:59)       
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On the ninty-fifth episode, Arina starts the podcast with her pepeha (Māori introductions) and shared her highlights of 2022. She reflects on belonging, sustainability, relationships, personal space and what she's looking forward to do during the holidays. Spoiler alert: doing nothing! This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 27/12/2022 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E94 - Zahirah's Story on Learning Japanese( 0:30:5)       
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On the ninety-forth episode, Zahirah Khairudin returns to the show to continue her story. Zahirah reflects on her experience with her siblings on the day the Christchurch mosque attack happened. She also talks about studying Law and Japanese, and her experience in studying the language. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 20/12/2022 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E93 - Zahirah's Story on Melayu Delights( 0:26:40)       
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On the ninety-third episode, Zahirah Khairudin joins the show to share her bicultural experience growing up in Malaysia and New Zealand, her love of Malaysian food, and her small food business in Christchurch called 'Melayu Delights'. Zahirah will also return next week to share her Japanese language studies. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 13/12/2022 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E92 - Nafisah's Story on Networking Culture( 0:28:23)       
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On the ninety-second episode, Nafisah Abdul Razak joins the show to share her unique cultural experiences as a Malaysian growing up in Aotearoa, volunteering at Sunday School and networking and job hunting culture in New Zealand for University students. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 6/12/2022 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E91 - Arina and Kyra Reflect on Youth Vote( 0:27:40)       
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On the ninety-first episode, Kyra Shahana Butt returns to The Arinality to reflect on the importance of youth votes in this year's Malaysian election, representation of women and ethnic minorities at parliament, the recent Hallooween raid in KL, and encouraging Malaysians to please vote! This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 29/11/2022 4:35:00 p.m.
The Arinality - E90 - Jaiyushka's Story on Change( 0:27:28)       
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On the nintieth episode, Jaiyushka Pratap returns to the show to share the changes in her life. Jaiyushka talks about being at home in Fiji with cousins, moving on from high school into University and accepting change as a part of life. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 22/11/2022 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E89 - Farwa's Story from Afghanistan to Aotearoa( 0:27:35)       
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On the eighty-ninth episode, Farwa Nabizada returns to the show to share her journey coming to New Zealand as a former refugee. She reflects on the challenges and all the memories she made along the way. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 15/11/2022 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E88 - Farwa's Story on Scrunchie Business( 0:25:11)       
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On the eighty-eighth episode, Arina interviews Farwa Nabizada, a Year 12 highschool student in Dunedin from Afghanistan. Farwa owns a scrunchie business - Farwa Collection, and shares her journey starting a small business, learning to sew at the refugee camp and the support she received on social media. You can find her scrunchies on Instagram @farwa.collection. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 8/11/2022 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E87 - Afaf's Story on Writing Children Books( 0:25:1)       
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On the eighty-seventh episode, Japan-born and raised Egyptian Afaf Alaa returns to The Arinality to continue her story. She shares about being an author to a children's book 'Adam and Snacks', representation of Muslims in Japan, things she's looking forward to do in New Zealand and her aspirations for the future. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 1/11/2022 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E86 - Afaf's Story as a Japan-born Egyptian( 0:30:13)       
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On the eighty-sixth episode, Arina invites Afaf Alaa, a recently arrived exchange student in Dunedin. Afaf was born and raised in Japan by Egyptian parents and she shares the differences in these two cultures and her experiences growing up bicultural. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 25/10/2022 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E85 - Arina Reflects on Recycling Week( 0:26:32)       
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On the eighty-fifth episode, Arina reflects on moving houses, Recycling Week in NZ and why it is important to buy second hand and do research on brands before making a purchase. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 18/10/2022 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E84 - Arina and Sofea Reflect on Sustainability( 0:25:16)       
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On the eighty-forth episode, Arina and Sofea reflect on the sustainability and eco-friendly movement. We talked about fast-fashion and greenwashing clothing brands, Sofea's Piller Hijab business and climate change's impact to youth and our role to limit it. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 11/10/2022 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E83 - Sofea's Story on Leadership in High School( 0:23:48)       
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On the eighty-third episode, Sofea Haizal returns to the show to share her updates: leaving high school for University, stereotypes of female leaders and tokenism in diversity promotions. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 4/10/2022 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E82 - Arina and Su Min Reflect on Korean Beauty Standards( 0:25:46)       
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On the eighty-second episode, Arina and Su Min Reflect on Korean Beauty Standards: cultural reasons behind the standards, dealing with guilt when supporting Korean Idols and their management, and ways to be more informed about how beauty standards can affect your mental health. TW: mentions of eating disorders but not in detail. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 27/09/2022 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E81 - Su Min’s Story on life in South Korea( 0:25:9)       
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On the eighty-first episode, Su Min Seo returns on the podcast to share with us about her new life in South Korea. Su Min talks about settling into her internship, the exciting Korean lifestyle, learning Korean language and taking care of wellbeing while adjusting to a new home. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 20/09/2022 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E80 - Jess's Story on Japanese-Kiwi with Christian faith( 0:27:22)       
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On the eightieth episode, Jess Scott (half Japanese and half Kiwi), shares about studying Psychology, Criminology and Japanese language and her identity combination of Japanese influence, kiwi roots and Christian faith. Jess also talks about finding a balance of introversion and extroversion, slowing down and being in nature. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 13/09/2022 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E79 - Christine's Story on Samoan Family Values( 0:24:34)       
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On the seventy-ninth episode, Christine Ah Him - Peters shares about growing up in Samoa and the island life, coming to New Zealand to study Medicine, and dealing with homesickness. She also shares some wellbeing practices and coping with imposter syndrome. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 6/09/2022 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E78 - Ana's Story on Being International( 0:25:31)       
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On the seventy-eighth episode, Arina has a kōrero with Ana Grymak, a PhD student in Dentistry on being Ukraine-born and growing up in New Zealand. Ana talks about being an international person, hiking in NZ, Asia and Europe and doing hot yoga for mental health. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 30/08/2022 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - E67 - Andrea's Story on Christianity and Music( 0:27:39)       
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On the sixty-seventh episode, Arina chats with Andrea Goh about the reasons behind her studying in NZ, the relationship she has with her faith in Christianity and her passion for music. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 7/06/2022 9:00:00 a.m.

A radio show and podcast by Arina Aizal, on stories of women with international backgrounds on their cultural identities, belonging, wellbeing and passions in Aotearoa.


Host: Arina Aizal

Produced By: OAR FM Dunedin

Language: English

Category: Society and Culture

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