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Waardevol TV Programme

Waardevol Television Programme Hooper Productions is now producing Waardevol TV Programme for kykNET. Following a damaging worldwide recession, South Africans continue to tangibly feel the daily effects as statistics show that as much as five years of household wealth has been wiped out. People across all LSM’s are deeply over-indebted, and looking for ways to become more money savvy. kykNET viewers are no different, as we’ve discovered through countless conversations and informal market research we’ve conducted with viewers and guests while producing another series for kykNET called Maatband. There’s a need for financial advice, taking into account lifestyle choices, aspirations and fears. So you want to dress to the nines and look like your favourite celeb? And what about that tired lounge suite that’s crying out for a makeover? On top of that, your kids are nagging you to get the latest PlayStation, and your mom needs a loan to cover her medical aid self-payment gap? kykNET’s latest flagship programme Waardevol is here to help you navigate the choppy waters of financial fretting!!! With a pacey mix of credible money-saving advice, well planned location adventures, interviews with industry experts and a ton of fun and light hearted content, Waardevol will show you how to live the glamorous life without breaking the bank. This is not one of those boring studio-based doom and gloom financial shows. Instead we will be showing you that penny pinching is not only empowering but loads of fun too. Whether you’re a stay at home mum, a teenager, a student or a retiree, all your financial questions will be answered on Waardevol! Each 24 minute episode of Waardevol will have 3 inserts of approximately 4 to 7 minutes, leaving space for a smaller 3 minute insert. Driven by our vivacious presenter, Elma Postma, we will be providing viewers with practical, easy to follow steps on how to save money in virtually every aspect of daily life....

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Maatband

78 x 24 minutes. Health and beauty series for kykNET, presented by Moria Sewald, produced by Ian and Jeremy Hooper, and directed by Suniti Kala. Maatband (which means Measuring Tape) explores the latest trends and procedures relating to all aspects of health and beauty, from medical conditions such as prostate cancer and snoring, to Botox and tummy tucks. In its premier timeslot, Maatband on kykNET, now in its sixth season, is the most watched programme on DSTV and has built a loyal and dedicated audience.

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The Way Forward

A Vision of Paradise – Episode 4: As we conclude this series, we will look at the options facing us as a country. Is it possible to shift our hefty economy away from fossil fuels? How do we as individuals respond? And what can we expect of our government? We look at alternate energy sources for the future including wind power, bio-mass fuels, solar water heating, solar electricity, hydro-electric power generation as well as the more controversial nuclear power, and futuristic concepts like carbon capture. And finally the role of religious leaders as custodians of the moral conscience of the planet, and as the spiritual leaders of four billion of the world’s...

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Making A Difference

A Vision of Paradise – Episode 3: In this episode we travel through southern Africa to look at some of the religious based projects or educational initiatives which are making a difference in the fight against global warming. Although some of these projects are not related directly to global warming, they reflect a positive attitude towards nature and the basis for the philosophy suggested by Mahatma Ghandi … “Be the change you want to see in the world”. True change begins with the individual, and when enough individuals make the change, the world will change with them.

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Call To Religion

A Vision of Paradise – Episode 2: Call To Religion. In this episode we examine the various Faiths perspective on humankind’s relationship with nature, and their responsibilities in taking care of the environment. Over four billion people – two-thirds of the world’s population – are active members of one or other religion, all of which profess to love God’s creation. The question we ask is why are the religious leaders not taking a more active role in encouraging their followers to act responsibly?

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The Science

A Vision of Paradise – Episode 1: The Science. A series of 4 episodes x 48 minutes – Hard-hitting investigative series examining the role of Religion in the fight against Global Warming and Climate Change. A winner at the 2009 SAB Environmental Journalist of the Year Awards. This series has been broadcast several times on SABC2. Produced in association with Moksham Productions. In this episode we examine the evidence that global warming is happening, the causes, and the potential crises that we face if temperatures continue to increase at the same rate as is happening today. We look at the effects on biodiversity and the large number of animal and plant species that face extinction, and the looming humanitarian crisis as up to two hundred million people face the prospect of becoming climate change...

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