Tag: Repressed Memories

Repressed Memories: Christmas in the Park

The annual free concert featuring the top local pop stars of the day is one of New Zealand's most enduring Christmas traditions. James Mustapic looks back at its most memorable moments.

Repressed Memories: Air New Zealand safety videos

James Mustapic is back to rank Air New Zealand's safety videos from worst to best.

Repressed Memories: The best and worst New Zealand TV ads

From the Big Save lady, to ASB's Goldstein, to a very young Taika Waititi selling sweets – these are the TV ads that made James Mustapic the man he is today.

Repressed Memories: Sensing Murder, the show that refuses to die

The 'psychics make up stuff' TV show is back on New Zealand screens, and it's just as terrible as ever.

Repressed Memories: remembering What Now in the 2000s

It's been going since 1981– but what was New Zealand's favourite kids' show like in the first decade of this century?

Repressed Memories: Was 2009 Shortland Street’s greatest year ever?

Shocking deaths, forbidden love, multiple Harry Warners and TK in a fedora – revisiting the glory of Shortland Street in 2009.

Repressed Memories: The boys of early-2000s New Zealand pop music

In Repressed Memories, James Mustapic delves into NZ pop culture's graveyard and digs up some bodies. This episode: remembering Dane Rumble, Fast Crew, J. Williams, Evermore and Scribe.

Watch: Repressed Memories #4 – The Ferndale Strangler still slays

Please enjoy the final episode (for now) of our online series Repressed Memories, wherein James Mustapic revisits the iconic Ferndale Strangler storyline from 2007 era Shortland Street.

Watch: Repressed Memories #3 – Was Michael Murphy robbed of the New Zealand Idol crown?

Please enjoy the second episode of our new online series Repressed Memories, wherein James Mustapic revisits weird local shows from his childhood.

Watch: Repressed Memories #2 – Were the mid 2000s the golden age of Sticky TV?

Please enjoy the second episode of our new online series Repressed Memories, wherein James Mustapic revisits weird New Zealand shows from his childhood

Watch the first episode of our new online series Repressed Memories… SENSING MURDER EDITION

James Mustapic introduces his new online series Repressed Memories, and explains why he decided to revisit Sensing Murder for the first harrowing episode.