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Boxing star Shane Cameron makes a special announcement on this week’s HYUNDAI CODE, but you need to tune in tomorrow night to find out what all the fuss is about.

Cameron is joined on the HYUNDAI CODE couch by former All Black Eroni Clarke in this week’s episode broadcast live at 8.30pm.

The Mana Shield Challenge goes another round as the Bro’s and the Fressional’s channel their inner fashion designer in the “Project Runway” challenge to design and make a sports uniform in 10 minutes. They will then model it before guest judge, international supermodel and Kiwi fashion icon Racheal Hunter. Find out who she picks, who models the outfits and who faces the consequence of having their armpits waxed – will the Bros end their losing streak and scrape back some points?

Away from the studio, Awen and Oz go head to head in the pool with the New Zealand women’s water polo team.

Back in the studio, The Geeks perform live with their self-described “electro-Nintendo pop groove” tunes. Led by former Disney Channel and C4 Select Live presenter Jermaine “JGeek” Leef, The Geeks describe themselves as an avant-garde mix of bright colours, suit jackets, ties and high-top kicks, contrasted with neoteric Maori moko.

It’s reggae night on HYUNDAI CODE this Thursday with Jamaican band Third World performing live in the studio.

The reggae band, known for hits such as 96 Degrees and Now That We Found Love is touring Aotearoa with shows in Tauranga, Auckland, Wellington and Napier and now will be skankin’ on HYUNDAI CODE as well.

Producer Fiona Apanui-Kupenga says it is great to have an international band of such high calibre on the show.

Guests this week are Chiefs and NZ Maori player Scotty Waldrom and the man who discovered Jonah Lomu, Welshman Phil Kingsley Jones.

Awen Guttenbeil catches up with Queensland Red and Wallaby Maori first five eight Quade Cooper to find out why he isn’t playing for the All Blacks, and Ruben Wiki checks out the new version of American Football being played here in Aotearoa.

Also on the show, the Mana Sheild challenges continue. , The Fressionals are leading by two points, but will the Bro’s make a comeback in this weeks Amazing Race? The teams will be dropped off in the middle of a shopping centre without money or phones and have to beg for a ride back to a carefully selected residential address.

The first team to get there wins and the losers will have to endure weta and spiders on their faces. Watch HYUNDAI CODE tomorrow night to find out who will suffer the consequences in front of a live studio audience!

This week HYUNDAI CODE will be giving away a Mean Maori Mean t-shirt to a lucky viewer at home, so tune in from 8.30pm to find out how you can win.

Thursday 12 May 2011, 8.30 pm on Maori Television

Fun-loving sport entertainment show with a star presenter line-up of Jenny-May Coffin, Awen Guttenbeil, Glen Osborne and Ruben Wiki, and an array of illustrious sporting guests

Thursday 19 May 2011, 8.30 pm on Maori Television

Fun-loving sport entertainment show with a star presenter line-up of Jenny-May Coffin, Awen Guttenbeil, Glen Osborne and Ruben Wiki, and an array of illustrious sporting guests.

Wednesday 25 May 2011, 8.30 pm on Maori Television

Fun-loving sport entertainment show with a star presenter line-up of Jenny-May Coffin, Awen Guttenbeil, Glen Osborne and Ruben Wiki, and an array of illustrious sporting guests.

Thursday 5 May 2011, 8.30 pm on Maori Television

Fun-loving sport entertainment show with a star presenter line-up of Jenny-May Coffin, Awen Guttenbeil, Glen Osborne and Ruben Wiki, and an array of illustrious sporting guests. (LIVE)

Three former All Blacks and a netballer will be on the HYUNDAI CODE couch this week.

Northern Mystic attacker Megan Dehn joins HYUNDAI CODE tomorrow night in the lead up to their grand final match against the Firebirds in Brisbane on Sunday.

After edging out the Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic last weekend in the nail-biting 43-42 semi-final clash, the team is no doubt psyched about their shot at gold this weekend. Dehn talks to HYUNDAI CODE about the team’s feelings after last weekend’s win and going into the grand final.

Joining Dehn on the couch will be former All Blacks and rugby sevens winger Eric Rush, and fellow former All Blacks Dion Muir and Andrew Blowers.

Producer Fiona Apanui-Kupenga says round four of the Mana Shield also gets underway tomorrow night so tune in from 8.30pm to find out who wins the supermarket dash challenge and who must take the loser’s consequence.

For round four of the competition the Brofessionals (Oz and KT) and the Fressionals (Awen and Ruben) are put through the paces by Eric Rush in his New World store to see who is the fastest “checkout chick” in the land.

Glen Osborne (Oz) attends an invitational rugby match in Hamilton between Michael Jones’ and Dion Muir’s sports academies and Awen Guttenbiel chats with Maori first five eight for the Aussies and the Reds, Quade Cooper, on his team’s home turf in Brisbane.

Off the back of the release of her debut album, singer Ngatapa Black will be live in the studio moving the audience with her soulful sounds.

HYUNDAI CODE viewers at home can win $350 worth of New World vouchers, as well as tickets to see Third World and Fat Freddy’s Drop’s upcoming concerts.

Mahia surfer Richard Christie, currently the top ranked New Zealand surfer on the ASP World Tour, will be couch surfing with the HYUNDAI CODE team this week.

He’ll be joined by up and coming netball star and Mystics defender Kayla Cullen before their semi final clash against Waikato BOP Magic this weekend.

Also this week, Awen learns to surf in Taranaki amongst some of the best female surfers in the world and Oz enters a turbo touch tournament with Eronie Clarke and Frank Bunce – part of a celebrity competition raising awareness around youth suicide.

It’s round three of the Mana Shield this week with Oz, KT, Awen and Ruben competing in a “He Man” challenge which will test both mind  and strength .The losers will be shaking their booty in the studio live on HYUNDAI CODE with as they show off their best belly dance moves – complete with costume.

Tune in to HYUNDAI CODE at 8.30pm Thursday and you can also hear the sweet island vibrations of one of New Zealand’s favourite reggae bands House of Shem as they perform in the studio.

On the HYUNDAI CODE couch tomorrow night, Jenny-May Coffin, Glen Osborne, Karl Te Nana and Wairangi Koopu are joined by former Kiwi’s coach Blue McClennan in the lead up to the ANZAC test on Friday night.

Awen Guttenbeil and Ruben Wiki will be over in Queensland with the Kiwi’s trying to convince them they’re there to work, Awen as a commentator and Ruben as the team’s trainer.

World women’s welterweight champion boxer Daniella Smith and top New Zealand BMX rider Trent Woodcock will be in for a chat. Smith is currently preparing for her next boxing challenge – heading to Johannesburg in June to defend her world title.

HYUNDAI CODE will also feature the Smith whanau from Gisborne who travel the country with their four children, all of whom represent New Zealand in BMX.

The second week of the Mana Shield gets underway with the Brofessionals and the Fressionals going head to head in an athletics competition. But of course in true HYUNDAI CODE style this is no ordinary athletics competition with a twist involving wearing flippers during a high jump.

Tune in tomorrow night from 8.30pm to see which duo will be subject to this week’s consequence of drinking a Fear Factor-style cocktail of kai blended into a milkshake – with ingredients including animal eyeballs, intestines and testicles, hot chillies and off milk.

HYUNDAI CODE viewers will be treated to the sweet sound of reggae/soul musician Ria Hall, live in the studio, with her conscious and passionate music and lyrics. Her performance is also a preview this year’s Pao Pao Pao for Otautahi concert at Pipitea Marae, Wellington later this month – which this year is sending all proceeds to the Christchurch Relief Fund.

In a late addition to the HYUNDAI CODE guest list tonight, the inaugural Breakers coach Jeff Green will be on the couch in the lead up to the grand final decider against the Cairns Taipans.

The outspoken former coach of the basketball team will give his views on the season so far and the upcoming final.

Along with the Breakers breakdown, HYUNDAI CODE’S show will be marking 25 years since the controversial Cavaliers tour of South Africa, which will feature archive footage and an interview with former Cavalier Buck Shelford.

As well as Green, on the HYUNDAI CODE couch LIVE in the studio tonight are fellow Cavalier Steve McDowell and journalist Kip Brook, who covered the tour.

HYUNDAI CODE producer Fiona Apanui-Kupenga says dedicating a whole show to the Cavaliers tour was going to be great as it was such a memorable tour for many reasons as well as the political issues of the time.

This week’s HYUNDAI CODE will also see the start of the Mana Shield 2011 with the first challenge being a “Code Style” confidence course. Find out who wins on the show tomorrow and who has to take the consequence of being poked with a cow prodder while singing “Mary had a little lamb”

Entertaining this week is one for the young ones, with one of New Zealand’s top hip hop artists Young Sid spitting some lyrics on the HYUNDAI CODE stage tonight.