Mt Everest's Sherpa guides
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Mt Everest's Sherpa guides

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Behind The News reveals the role Nepal's Sherpas play in leading mountaineers up Mt Everest and meets young Australian climber, Alyssa Aza.

Behind The News reveals the role Nepal's Sherpas play in leading mountaineers up Mt Everest and meets young Australian climber, Alyssa Aza.

Afghanistan's Skateistan program
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Afghanistan's Skateistan program

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Behind The News reveals how a skateboarding program, Skateistan, is encouraging Afghani students to come to school.

Behind The News reveals how a skateboarding program, Skateistan, is encouraging Afghani students to come to school.

How a haka promotes positive male bonding
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How a haka promotes positive male bonding

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Alex participates in a Manu Toa Haka group. The tradition originated in New Zealand from Maori dances and a war dance in particular. Older schoolage boys have adapted this ...

Alex participates in a Manu Toa Haka group. The tradition originated in New Zealand from Maori dances and a war dance in particular. Older schoolage boys have adapted this mode of energy release and bonding to help their brothers meet their goals in life. For instance, to make good grades, and stop slacking off. Performing traditional dance and embracing their cultural identity has indeed helped give each of the young men in the group renewed focus and drive in their individual lives.

The culture of Bolivian dance
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The culture of Bolivian dance

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Alex interviews Bolivian dancers, both male and female, to share with us Bolivian tradition of dance and music, and how the fantastically colourful costumes represent this. ...

Alex interviews Bolivian dancers, both male and female, to share with us Bolivian tradition of dance and music, and how the fantastically colourful costumes represent this. We're shown a traditional Bolivian folk instrument that really helps keep the rhythm and pace of these festive, carnival dances. To watch beautiful young Brazilian women who speak with an Aussie accent, is to witness a faraway family culture being embraced and maintained. Good on us, with all the colour and passion we get to

Understanding Muslim clothing
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Understanding Muslim clothing

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Rookie reporter Itrat explains why she wears a hijab, what it means to her as a Muslim and how she feels when people criticise her for wearing it.

Rookie reporter Itrat explains why she wears a hijab, what it means to her as a Muslim and how she feels when people criticise her for wearing it.

Observing Ramadan
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Observing Ramadan

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When Muslims participate in the holy month of Ramadan, they fast from sunrise to sundown and spend a lot of time praying and studying their holy book. We meet a couple of kids ...

When Muslims participate in the holy month of Ramadan, they fast from sunrise to sundown and spend a lot of time praying and studying their holy book. We meet a couple of kids who participate and they tell us what it means to them and why it's an important part of their religion.

Chinese New Year 2019
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Chinese New Year 2019

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Celebrate the new Chinese Lunar Year, the year of the Pig with the BTN team.

Celebrate the new Chinese Lunar Year, the year of the Pig with the BTN team.

Living in Syria
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Living in Syria

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A story on what it is like for young children living in Syria.

A story on what it is like for young children living in Syria.

Kids from Zambia and Australia get to know each other
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Kids from Zambia and Australia get to know each other

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After a school trip to Zambia, Chloe is excited to have us tag along as those same students from Zambia come to visit her and her friends in Australia. Through the two trips, ...

After a school trip to Zambia, Chloe is excited to have us tag along as those same students from Zambia come to visit her and her friends in Australia. Through the two trips, they learn about each other's cultures, foods and animals and discuss important topics like conservation.

Living on Christmas Island
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Living on Christmas Island

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Christmas Island is best known for the detention centre that's found there, but there are lots of other people that choose to call it home. It's a diverse mix of families that ...

Christmas Island is best known for the detention centre that's found there, but there are lots of other people that choose to call it home. It's a diverse mix of families that have integrated some different aspects of their culture into daily life. Find out what life is like on a part of Australia you may not be all that familiar with.

Australia's immigration history
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Australia's immigration history

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Schools around Australia mark Harmony Day today, which is all about celebrating Australia’s cultural diversity. BTN looks at how Australia became the multicultural society ...

Schools around Australia mark Harmony Day today, which is all about celebrating Australia’s cultural diversity. BTN looks at how Australia became the multicultural society that we know today by looking at the history of migration to this country.

Behind The News' refugee Welcome Book
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Behind The News' refugee Welcome Book

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Jack Evans reveals Behind The News' new Welcome Book for refugees when they arrive in Australia, containing messages from Aussie kids, and meets some of the people who have ...

Jack Evans reveals Behind The News' new Welcome Book for refugees when they arrive in Australia, containing messages from Aussie kids, and meets some of the people who have received it.

Christmas at Bondi
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Christmas at Bondi

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He might not be the real Santa, but Bondi's lifeguard santa is still a hit. learn about an Aussie Christmas, with a bit of beach culture thrown in.

He might not be the real Santa, but Bondi's lifeguard santa is still a hit. learn about an Aussie Christmas, with a bit of beach culture thrown in.

The lives of Aussie expat kids in Oman
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The lives of Aussie expat kids in Oman

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Rookie reporters Jacob, Nathan and Kate explain what an expatriate is, what life is like for them living in Oman, what some of the differences they've noticed are, why ...

Rookie reporters Jacob, Nathan and Kate explain what an expatriate is, what life is like for them living in Oman, what some of the differences they've noticed are, why learning Arabic was important to them, and how home schooling is managed.

The Lunar Year
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The Lunar Year

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Find out the significance of the Chinese zodiac and why Lunar New Year is celebrated in February.

Find out the significance of the Chinese zodiac and why Lunar New Year is celebrated in February.

Snowboarding sacred Mt Ruapehu
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Snowboarding sacred Mt Ruapehu

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Kellyn Morris learns the significance of Mt Ruapehu in Maori culture, where the mountain is part of the creation myth, and then goes snowboarding with the locals.

Kellyn Morris learns the significance of Mt Ruapehu in Maori culture, where the mountain is part of the creation myth, and then goes snowboarding with the locals.

Visiting a Maori marae and hot springs
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Visiting a Maori marae and hot springs

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Kellyn Morris visits a marae in New Zealand/Aotearoa, where she learns traditional Maori greetings and cooking methods, and see the hot springs and geysers.

Kellyn Morris visits a marae in New Zealand/Aotearoa, where she learns traditional Maori greetings and cooking methods, and see the hot springs and geysers.