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Jewels From NZ

170 EpisodesProduced by JulzfromNZWebsite

Kia Ora, Welcome to Jewels from NZ! A podcast from a kiwi chick chocka with Roleplay Gaming chat and World Lore of the most Fantasy place ever! Aotearoa New Zealand. We play games, get deep into RPG, learn fun facts about NZ and laugh a lot along the way. Can't wait to have you listening along.Thank… read more

170 Episodes | 2019 - 2023

RPG A DAY 2023 Failed but Finished

September 19th, 2023

24:15

Kia Ora! Finishing RPG A DAY 2023 eventually. Because I have to share what I recorded for you all. And because I have more to share but this episode is blocking the feed haha. Hope you enjoyed the RPG feed and see you …

RPG A DAY 2023 - Week Four

August 21st, 2023

31:59

Kia Ora! RPG A DAY continues! Today we're talking systems, systems, SYSTEMS! Including the embarrassing list of owned but not played. Gotta get playing I guess!

Thanks to my Gems listening out there: Jason, Barry, …

RPG A DAY 2023 - Week Three

August 20th, 2023

32:10

Kia Ora! Week Three of the Worldwide phenomenon RPG a Day and we're talking game systems, illness and storytelling. It's a lot of rambling but thanks for being here.

Thanks to my Gems listening out there: Jason, Barry, …

RPG A DAY 2023 - Week Two

August 7th, 2023

22:40

I'm back AGAIN for Week 2, rambling about Game Systems and Character Death, and feeling good for making the month! Still podcasting from my car. But if one thing can make me hit the mic again, it's RPG A DAY. I've …

RPG A DAY 2023 - Week One

August 1st, 2023

22:25

I'm back. Podcasting from my car. But if one thing can make me hit the mic again, it's RPG A DAY. I've missed you.

Thanks to my Gems listening out …

43 Adventure

May 27th, 2023

41:41

Kia Ora! Today we're doing another review of recent Dragon Lance Book One in a new series called "Dragons of Deceit", hearing all the amazing call in's I had about Space in RPG, the D&D movie and the Firey Death …

Firey Death Part Two

May 7th, 2023

44:15

Kia Ora! It's time for a continuation of the ultimate test: Level One D&D5e Characters vs the Fiercest Flying Firestarters ever, but we've …

Firey Death Part One

April 30th, 2023

54:34

Kia Ora! It's time for the ultimate test: Level One D&D5e Characters vs the Fiercest Flying Firestarter ever, that's right an Ancient Red Dragon. …

40 Hanging in There!

April 10th, 2023

59:26

Kia Ora! Something new for you, introducing Julz Reviews, starting with "Honor among Thieves". Also today we're catching up on all the games that I …

39 Thank you Georgina Beyer

March 19th, 2023

14:27

Kia Ora! On the 6th of March Aotearoa lost someone who deserves a mention for all the good they did politically for our Rainbow community. So I'm …

38 Tails End & New Journeys

December 25th, 2022

39:29

Kia Ora! Time for our Tails of Equestria to come to an end. Also I have a lot to tell you about new journeys I'm starting in my life and adventures I'm running currently.

Thanks to my Gems listening out there: James, …

NERDS D&D - Circus of Illusions Part 3

November 26th, 2022

40:22

Kia Ora! NERDS and D&D; it's just such a delicious combination. This is the third and final part of Green's Adventure "Restoring Harmony - Circus of Illusions" a D&D 5e Nerds Candy Campaign. Thanks to Joey from …

NERDS D&D - Circus of Illusions Part Two

November 13th, 2022

36:31

Kia Ora! NERDS and D&D; it's just such a delicious combination. This is the second part of Green's Adventure "Restoring Harmony - Circus of Illusions" a D&D 5e Nerds Candy Campaign. Thanks to Joey from …

NERDS D&D - Circus of Illusions Part One

October 19th, 2022

32:52

Kia Ora! NERDS and D&D; it's just such a delicious combination. This is the first part of Green's Adventure "Restoring Harmony - Circus of Illusions" a D&D 5e Nerds Candy Campaign. Thanks to Joey from …

34 Adventure Tails

October 17th, 2022

39:49

Kia Ora! Telling tales of my adventures and playing with pony tails in Tales of Equestria "A Dragons Bounty" as we come to nearly the end of our adventure.
Thanks to my Gems listening out there: James, Jason, Barry, …

33 Ford & Finding my way

October 6th, 2022

28:37

Kia Ora! I've been a bit absent recently and this episode explains my journey into new Job territory with Ford and Capital City Motors.
Thanks to my Gems listening out there: James, Jason, Barry, Lieran, Ezequiel, KP, …

Kawhe/Coffee - Te Wiki o te Reo Maori 2022

September 14th, 2022

16:00

Kia Ora! Teaching you this year how to order your Kawhe or Coffee in Te Reo Māori. I hope you karawhiua or give it a go.
Thanks to my Gems listening out there: James, Jason, Barry, Lieran, Ezequiel, KP, Joey, Dusty, Karl …

Vader Rugby Ponies

September 12th, 2022

35:21

Kia Ora! We're talking All Blacks, Darth Vader and getting back to our Tales of Equestria adventure module "A Dragons Bounty" Thanks to my Gems …

30 RPG A DAY WEEK 5

September 4th, 2022

39:22

Kia Ora! Time to finish up RPG A DAY and I have a bunch of call ins to reply to. Including one which makes me RANT in reply and its not what youd expect! Thanks to my Gems listening out there: James, Jason, Barry, …

RPG A DAY WEEK 4 - Meet Haven

August 22nd, 2022

57:48

Kia Ora! Meet Haven Anahera Louis the Aasimar Paladin playing through the Pathfinder Adventure Path "Wrath of the Righteous"
Thanks to my Gems listening out there: James, Jason, Barry, Lieran, Ezequiel, KP, Joey, Dusty, …

RPG A DAY Week 3 D&D is my happy place.

August 15th, 2022

46:41

Kia Ora! I got sad today because a friend is in a rough spot and rambled my way slowly to my happy place, which is D&D of course. TW: Self-Harm, Depression, Grief and Loss.
Thanks to my Gems listening out there: …

RPG A DAY Week Two

August 10th, 2022

26:10

Kia Ora! Continuing our RPG A DAY journey in Week 2.
Thanks to my Gems listening out there: James, Jason, Barry, Lieran, Ezequiel, KP, Joey, Dusty, Karl and BJ. Become a Gem by visiting

26 RPG A DAY Week One

August 1st, 2022

32:11

Kia Ora! We're getting positive about RPG with #RPGaDay2022. See the podcast picture for bonus image of my mum, Stephanie Burgisser as Abby from NCIS. Thanks to my Gems listening out there: James, Jason, Barry, Lieran, …

24 Friendship Goals & Fire Plane

July 31st, 2022

37:13

Kia Ora! I'm sharing a wonderful game experience I had recently and continuing our Tales of Equestria adventure "A Dragons Bounty". Will we make …

24 Covid Miniature

July 16th, 2022

39:48

Kia Ora! So Covid sucks huh? But at least I learnt a new skill: Miniature Painting! Also we're back with more Tales of Equestria as we finally leave the Twisting Tunnels and head into the Dragons Horde. Thanks to my …

23 Weathered Adventures

June 30th, 2022

51:19

Kia Ora! Talking about my latest adventures running games, the weather and playing some more Tales of Equestria. Thanks to my Gems listening out there: James, Jason, Barry, Lieran, Ezequiel, KP, Joey, Dusty, Karl and …

NERDS D&D - Orange Part 2

June 14th, 2022

38:27

Kia Ora! NERDS and D&D; it's just such a delicious combination. This is the second part of Orange's Adventure "Restoring Harmony - A Sticky Situation" a D&D 5e Nerds Candy Campaign. Thanks to Joey from …

21 Painful Sleep & Mind Monsters

June 10th, 2022

39:43

Kia Ora! Today we're talking about the latest hurdles Julz has to face and how she's doing overcoming them. We'll also play ponies and welcome a new …

20 Wintery Tag

May 29th, 2022

33:52

Kia Ora! Winter has hit in Aotearoa so lets get toasty by playing Tag with my newest Gem Karl and listen to this grab bag of calls episode. Don't forget to vote for ponies they'll be lost without you. Thanks to my Gems …

NERDS D&D - Orange Part 1

May 23rd, 2022

29:35

Kia Ora! NERDS and D&D; it's just such a delicious combination. This is the first part of Orange's Adventure "Restoring Harmony - A Sticky Situation" a D&D5e Nerds Candy Campaign. 
Thanks to Joey from …

18 Twisting Tricky Topics

May 12th, 2022

56:55

Kia Ora! Today we're covering tricky topics like Gender titles and pronouns, player happiness, session zero and the Twisting Tunnels of the RPG Tales of Equestria as we continue the adventure "A Dragons Bounty". Thanks …

17 Meet Julz & Play Ponies

May 4th, 2022

47:23

Kia Ora!
Today in recognition of #KiwiRPG Week I'm reintroducing myself using some D&D questions, before playing "A Dragons Bounty" a Tales of Equestria RPG played by call ins. Thanks to my Gems listening out there: …

NERDS D&D - Red Part 2

May 1st, 2022

1:02:47

Kia Ora! NERDS and D&D; it's just such a delicious combination. This is the second part of Red's Adventure "Restoring Harmony - A Voice in the Wilderness" a D&D5e Nerds Candy Campaign. Thanks to Joey from …

15 Kiwi RPG Week

April 29th, 2022

24:50

Kia Ora! #KiwiRPG is here! And I have a lot to tell you about all the exciting things that are happening. Thanks to my Gems listening out there: James, Jason, Barry, Lieran, Ezequiel, KP, Joey and the newest patreon …

14 Ruling on Rules

April 25th, 2022

45:57

Kia Ora! Today we're talking about rules and sticks, playing more Tales of Equestria "Dragons Bounty" and getting musical. Thanks to my Gems …

13 NERDS D&D - Red Part 1

April 15th, 2022

44:01

Kia Ora! NERDS and D&D, it's just such a delicious combination. This is the first part of Restoring Harmony D&D5e Nerds Candy Adventure "A Voice in the Wilderness".
Thanks to Joey from Hindsightless podcast for …

12 On Pain and Hidden Rolls

April 13th, 2022

32:08

Kia Ora! Ponies, Octopus, with sheilds, fighting fantasy, hidden rolls and injuring yourself. We've got it all here today. Does the title seems …

11 NERDS D&D - Pink Part 2

April 12th, 2022

51:10

Kia Ora! NERDS and D&D, it's just such a delicious combination. This is part two of the adventure "Restoring Harmony: Candy Mountain Caper" the D&D5e Nerds Candy actual play one shot. Thanks to my Gems listening …

10 Money Temple & Dragons Lair

April 6th, 2022

44:39

Kia Ora! Today we're talking Money in D&D, Octopuses with Sheilds and continuing our My Little Pony Adventures playing through "Tales of Equestria: The Dragons Bounty". Thanks to my Gems listening out there: James, …

09 NERDS D&D - Pink Part 1

April 1st, 2022

34:49

Kia Ora! NERDS and D&D, it's just such a natural and delicious combination. I've enlisted the help of a special guest Joe Richter from Hindsightless Podcast to help me play through the unique and amazing NERDS candy …

08 Galloping Over Transmission Gully

March 30th, 2022

59:27

Kia Ora! Today we catch up on NZ events and find out why a road opening is such big news. There's more My Little Pony play-thru, Haven's Diary, and MANY excellent call ins.
Thanks to my Gems listening out there: James, …

07 Frosty Mini's & Games

March 23rd, 2022

39:44

Kia Ora! Icewind Dale in Person, making minis, sadness of games ending and more My Little Pony; there's a lot to discuss today!
Thanks to my Gems listening out there: James, Jason, Barry, Lieran, Ezequiel, KP and Joey.

06 Sad Games & Sliding Ponies

March 17th, 2022

37:36

Kia ora! Today I'm getting real about a sad game I played recently and to cheer myself up we're also playing more ponies. What inventory item have the votes chosen? What happens next? Listen to play along and don't …

05 Fighting Fantasy

March 10th, 2022

37:16

Kia Ora! Today we're exploring Deathtrap Dungeon one of the epic Fighting Fantasy pick a path style play books and playing the next instalment of My Little Pony. Can't wait to hear your thoughts!
Thanks to my Gems …

04 Play My Little Pony With Me!

March 2nd, 2022

34:26

Kia Ora Gems, today we're Playing the My Little Pony RPG and you can be a player! Also talking tips for being a great GM, and giving you another piece of Haven's Diary from the Wrath of the Righteous Pathfinder game. …

03 The Lodge Unboxing

February 9th, 2022

56:32

Kia Ora! Today we're unboxing a D&D cardboard craft project and prop created for Icewind Dale Adventure module called The Lodge. I decided to …

02 D&D and Diaries

January 26th, 2022

44:42

Kia Ora! Today I'm talking about my Ghosts of Salmarsh game and start sharing Haven's Diary from Joeys Pathfinder game Wrath of the Righteous. Thanks to my Gems listening out there: James, Jason, Barry, Lieran, Ezequiel …

Season 4 - New Year Call In Bonanza

January 6th, 2022

48:02

Kia Ora! Welcome to a Glitter Episode where I continue the chat about DMs as players and reveal some story setting lore about Ghosts of Saltmarsh.
Thanks to my Gems listening out there: Scott, Glenn, James, Jason, Barry, …

Glitter 18 - Birthday Cast

January 1st, 2022

33:35

Kia Ora! I got some AMAZING D&D presents for my birthday & I just had to share. So enjoy this Un-Booking, Un-Boxing Birthday cast! Thanks to my Gems listening out there: Scott, Glenn, James, Jason, Barry, …

39 - A Scattering of News

December 22nd, 2021

23:21

Kia Ora! A handful of current wants to wrap up the year that has been.
Thanks to my Gems listening out there: James, Jason, Barry, Lieran, KP, …

Glitter 17 - Zealandia & Guest!

December 1st, 2021

38:00

Kia Ora! Welcome to a Glitter Episode where I introduce you to a special guest Karina Moore and tell you all about Zealandia and how amazing it was.
Thanks to my Gems listening out there: Scott, Glenn, James, Jason, …

38 - Lisa Turner (Helping a Serial Killer)

November 25th, 2021

19:20

Kia Ora! This week we delve into Aotearoa True Crime and learn about the serial killer Lisa Turner and how Julz helped her recently. 😳 Thanks to my …

Glitter 16 - RPG Catch up!

November 23rd, 2021

27:58

Kia Ora! Welcome to a Glitter Episode where I catch you up on my latest gaming exploits.
Thanks to my Gems listening out there: Scott, Glenn, James, Jason, Barry, Lieran, KP, Ezequiel and Joey.

Extra thanks to my call …

37 The Wizard of NZ

October 18th, 2021

13:44

Kia Ora! Today we're talking about how Aotearoa got its very own Wizard, as his term comes to an end. It's a bit of a story, so hope you enjoy it!

Thanks to my Gems listening out there: James, Jason, Barry, Lieran, KP, …

Glitter 15 - New RPG System D12Go

October 6th, 2021

36:08

Kia Ora! Welcome to a Glitter Episode. Today I have a special guest Brad Zimmerman talking all about the RPG system he created called D12G0! He explains why he made it and how. Then we run through making a character and …

31 RPG A DAY- Thanks

September 1st, 2021

17:09

Kia Ora! It's RPG A DAY and today's word prompt is Thanks. So I'm thanking something really important to me, D&D 5e. Listen to see why. Thanks to my Gems listening out there: James, Jason, Barry, Lieran, KP, …

30 RPG A DAY - Mention

September 1st, 2021

7:37

Kia Ora! It's RPG A DAY and I'm doing a Fate of Isen Takeover. Every day this month, using the prompts provided I'll be revealing behind the scenes secrets and telling you all about the actual play podcast I've been …

29 RPG A DAY - System

August 31st, 2021

9:58

Kia Ora! It's RPG A DAY and I'm doing a Fate of Isen Takeover. Every day this month, using the prompts provided I'll be revealing behind the scenes secrets and telling you all about the actual play podcast I've been …

28 RPG A DAY - Solo

August 29th, 2021

5:20

Kia Ora! It's RPG A DAY and I'm doing a Fate of Isen Takeover. Every day this month, using the prompts provided I'll be revealing behind the scenes secrets and telling you all about the actual play podcast I've been …

27 RPG A DAY - Fraction

August 29th, 2021

4:47

Kia Ora! It's RPG A DAY and I'm doing a Fate of Isen Takeover. Every day this month, using the prompts provided I'll be revealing behind the scenes secrets and telling you all about the actual play podcast I've been …

26 RPG A DAY - Theory

August 29th, 2021

7:00

Kia Ora! It's RPG A DAY and I'm doing a Fate of Isen Takeover. Every day this month, using the prompts provided I'll be revealing behind the scenes secrets and telling you all about the actual play podcast I've been …

25 RPG A DAY - Welcome

August 26th, 2021

12:49

Kia Ora! It's RPG A DAY and I'm doing a Fate of Isen Takeover. Every day this month, using the prompts provided I'll be revealing behind the scenes secrets and telling you all about the actual play podcast I've been …

24 RPG A DAY - Translate

August 26th, 2021

7:25

Kia Ora! It's RPG A DAY and I'm doing a Fate of Isen Takeover. Every day this month, using the prompts provided I'll be revealing behind the scenes secrets and telling you all about the actual play podcast I've been …

23 RPG A DAY - Memory

August 24th, 2021

8:24

Kia Ora! It's RPG A DAY and I'm doing a Fate of Isen Takeover. Every day this month, using the prompts provided I'll be revealing behind the scenes secrets and telling you all about the actual play podcast I've been …

22 RPG A DAY - Substitute

August 24th, 2021

14:30

Kia Ora! It's RPG A DAY and I'm doing a Fate of Isen Takeover. Every day this month, using the prompts provided I'll be revealing behind the scenes secrets and telling you all about the actual play podcast I've been …

21 RPG A DAY - Simplicity

August 23rd, 2021

11:14

Kia Ora! It's RPG A DAY and I'm doing a Fate of Isen Takeover. Every day this month, using the prompts provided I'll be revealing behind the scenes secrets and telling you all about the actual play podcast I've been …

20 RPG A DAY Foundation

August 23rd, 2021

8:02

Kia Ora! It's RPG A DAY and I'm doing a Fate of Isen Takeover. Every day this month, using the prompts provided I'll be revealing behind the scenes secrets and telling you all about the actual play podcast I've been …

19 RPG A DAY - Theme

August 19th, 2021

5:40

Kia Ora! It's RPG A DAY and I'm doing a Fate of Isen Takeover. Every day this month, using the prompts provided I'll be revealing behind the scenes secrets and telling you all about the actual play podcast I've been …

18 RPG A DAY - Write

August 19th, 2021

11:03

Kia Ora! It's RPG A DAY and I'm doing a Fate of Isen Takeover. Every day this month, using the prompts provided I'll be revealing behind the scenes secrets and telling you all about the actual play podcast I've been …

17 RPG A DAY - Trap

August 17th, 2021

24:58

Kia Ora! It's RPG A DAY and I'm doing a Fate of Isen Takeover. Every day this month, using the prompts provided I'll be revealing behind the scenes secrets and telling you all about the actual play podcast I've been …

16 RPG A DAY - Move

August 16th, 2021

8:11

Kia Ora! It's RPG A DAY and I'm doing a Fate of Isen Takeover. Every day this month, using the prompts provided I'll be revealing behind the scenes secrets and telling you all about the actual play podcast I've been …

15 RPG A DAY - Supplement

August 15th, 2021

28:20

Kia Ora! It's RPG A DAY and I'm doing a Fate of Isen Takeover. Every day this month, using the prompts provided I'll be revealing behind the scenes secrets and telling you all about the actual play podcast I've been …

14 RPG A DAY - Safety

August 14th, 2021

6:19

Kia Ora! It's RPG A DAY and I'm doing a Fate of Isen Takeover. Every day this month, using the prompts provided I'll be revealing behind the scenes secrets and telling you all about the actual play podcast I've been …

13 - RPG A DAY - Flood

August 14th, 2021

8:54

Kia Ora! It's RPG A DAY and I'm doing a Fate of Isen Takeover. Every day this month, using the prompts provided I'll be revealing behind the scenes secrets and telling you all about the actual play podcast I've been …

12 RPG A DAY - Think

August 12th, 2021

8:47

Kia Ora! It's RPG A DAY and I'm doing a Fate of Isen Takeover. Every day this month, using the prompts provided I'll be revealing behind the scenes secrets and telling you all about the actual play podcast I've been …

11 - RPG A DAY - Wilderness

August 11th, 2021

13:17

Kia Ora! It's RPG A DAY and I'm doing a Fate of Isen Takeover. Every day this month, using the prompts provided I'll be revealing behind the scenes secrets and telling you all about the actual play podcast I've been …

10 RPG A DAY - Trust

August 10th, 2021

11:57

Kia Ora! It's RPG A DAY and I'm doing a Fate of Isen Takeover. Every day this month, using the prompts provided I'll be revealing behind the scenes secrets and telling you all about the actual play podcast I've been …

09 RPG A DAY - Medium

August 10th, 2021

7:40

Kia Ora! It's RPG A DAY and I'm doing a Fate of Isen Takeover. Every day this month, using the prompts provided I'll be revealing behind the scenes secrets and telling you all about the actual play podcast I've been …

08 RPG A DAY - Stream

August 10th, 2021

5:55

Kia Ora! It's RPG A DAY and I'm doing a Fate of Isen Takeover. Every day this month, using the prompts provided I'll be revealing behind the scenes secrets and telling you all about the actual play podcast I've been …

07 RPG A DAY - Short

August 7th, 2021

2:43

Kia Ora! It's RPG A DAY and I'm doing a Fate of Isen Takeover. Every day this month, using the prompts provided I'll be revealing behind the scenes secrets and telling you all about the actual play podcast I've been …

06 RPG A DAY - Flavour

August 6th, 2021

18:11

Kia Ora! It's RPG A DAY and I'm doing a Fate of Isen Takeover. Every day this month, using the prompts provided I'll be revealing behind the scenes secrets and telling you all about the actual play podcast I've been …

05 RPG A DAY - Throne

August 5th, 2021

28:48

Kia Ora! It's RPG A DAY and I'm doing a Fate of Isen Takeover. Every day this month, using the prompts provided I'll be revealing behind the scenes secrets and telling you all about the actual play podcast I've been …

04 RPG A DAY - Weapon

August 4th, 2021

10:02

Kia Ora! It's RPG A DAY and I'm doing a Fate of Isen Takeover. Every day this month, using the prompts provided I'll be revealing behind the scenes secrets and telling you all about the actual play podcast I've been …

03 RPG A DAY - Tactic

August 3rd, 2021

10:52

Kia Ora! It's RPG A DAY and I'm doing a Fate of Isen Takeover. Every day this month, using the prompts provided I'll be revealing behind the scenes secrets and telling you all about the actual play podcast I've been …

02 RPG A DAY - Map

August 2nd, 2021

7:41

Kia Ora! It's RPG A DAY and I'm doing a Fate of Isen Takeover. Every day this month, using the prompts provided I'll be revealing behind the scenes secrets and telling you all about the actual play podcast I've been …

01 RPG A DAY - Scenario

August 2nd, 2021

8:37

Kia Ora! It's RPG A DAY and I'm doing a Fate of Isen Takeover. Every day this month, using the prompts provided I'll be revealing behind the scenes secrets and telling you all about the actual play podcast I've been …

36 Winter Fun Comes

July 28th, 2021

25:35

Kia Ora! Today we're playing pretend and I'm playing tour guide. Come with me on a wintery wonderful tour of Aotearoa. Visit the highlights and see …

Glitter 14 Call Ins & Catch Ups

July 20th, 2021

39:55

Kia Ora! Welcome to a Glitter Episode.

Thanks to my Gems listening out there: James, Jason, Barry, Lieran, KP, Ezequiel and Joey.

Extra thanks to my call ins from fellow podcasting Anchorites: Jason of Nerds RPG Variety …

35 New in the News

July 19th, 2021

29:25

Kia Ora! Today I'm giving you a sprinkle of the latest events in Aotearoa, some big hitting and some a little annoying and a few laughs as well. I hope you enjoy the highlights! See Toa in the episode art too. 

Thanks …

Glitter 13 - RPG Updates & Life News

May 17th, 2021

42:15

Kia Ora! Welcome to a Glitter Episode. Today I have a lot to say about how much opportunity attacks in D&D5e SUCK, a bunch of news for you about exciting upcoming D&D events, catch ups with my games and some …

12 Glitter - RPG Updates & Call Ins

April 18th, 2021

42:12

Kia Ora! Welcome to a Glitter Episode where I'm talking about Ghosts of Saltmarsh, playing the Rat Hack of Pathfinder with Joey and my recent events!

Thanks to my Gems listening out there: Scott, Glenn, James, Jason, …

34 America's Cup is Aotearoa's

April 5th, 2021

42:07

Kia Ora! Today's episode is all about the America's Cup, where it started and who has it now. Hint... it's New Zealand.

Thanks to my Gems listening out there: Shell, Scott, Glenn, James, Jason, Lieran, KP and Ezequiel.

11 Glitter - RPG Updates

February 20th, 2021

25:21

Kia Ora! Welcome to a Glitter Episode where I update you on my crazy crazy RPG life. From game play to being famous! There's a lot going on right now.

Thanks to my Gems listening out there: Shell, Scott, Glenn, James, …

33 Rainbows End

January 20th, 2021

29:18

Kia Ora! Over Christmas it was time for theme park adventures, and here in Aotearoa New Zealand that means Rainbows End. So I want to bring my good times to you. Lets go play!

Thanks to my Gems listening out there: …

32 - Pōhutakawa Tree

December 23rd, 2020

22:22

Kia Ora! Meri Kirihimete or Merry Christmas. I want to share Aotearoa New Zealand's Christmas Tree with you all. The mighty and beautiful Pōhutakawa.

31 - Let's Visit Queenstown

December 12th, 2020

25:03

Kia Ora! We need to talk about Queenstown, a place of great beauty with no one to gaze upon it right now. Let's all visit together in the only way I know how to do. I hope you enjoy!

Thanks to my Gems listening out …

10 Glitter - RPG Updates

November 17th, 2020

43:37

Kia Ora! Welcome to a Glitter Episode. Julz has been up to a lot of RPG lately and she has a whole episode of stories and games to catch you up on. 

30 Scary Stories - The Wellington Edition

November 7th, 2020

24:51

Kia Ora! Spooky Season had me listening to scary stories, so I collected some local ones to share with you! I'm taking you on a tour and all of these …

09 Glitter - Apologies & Compliments

October 13th, 2020

21:22

Disaster strikes but I'm kept going with the support of an amazing community. Here's to no more PC problems.

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29 Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori

September 19th, 2020

55:42

Kia Ora! Welcome back, just in time for Māori Language Week 2020. I sit down to chat with some amazing local teachers pouako from Cannons Creek …

31 RPG A DAY - Experience

August 31st, 2020

14:59

This has been a truly amazing experience. Thank you. I hope you've enjoyed the journey. Its a Jewels from NZ Takeover as August brings the exciting …

30 RPG A DAY - Portal

August 31st, 2020

14:25

Today we travel by Portal. Its a Jewels from NZ Takeover as August brings the exciting month long creative exploration of RPG. Julz is introducing …

29 RPG A DAY - Ride

August 30th, 2020

18:12

Today takes us on a ride. Its a Jewels from NZ Takeover as August brings the exciting month long creative exploration of RPG. Julz is introducing her …

28 RPG A DAY - Close

August 29th, 2020

18:49

Today things are getting close. Its a Jewels from NZ Takeover as August brings the exciting month long creative exploration of RPG. Julz is …

27 RPG A DAY - Favor

August 28th, 2020

14:58

Today both Kyra and Julz have a Favor to ask. Its a Jewels from NZ Takeover as August brings the exciting month long creative exploration of RPG. …

26 RPG A DAY - Strange

August 27th, 2020

13:56

Today is Strange. Its a Jewels from NZ Takeover as August brings the exciting month long creative exploration of RPG. Julz is introducing her …

25 RPG A DAY - Lever

August 26th, 2020

12:06

Today pulls a Lever. Its a Jewels from NZ Takeover as August brings the exciting month long creative exploration of RPG. Julz is introducing her …

24 RPG A DAY - Humour

August 25th, 2020

13:15

Today brings Humour. Its a Jewels from NZ Takeover as August brings the exciting month long creative exploration of RPG. Julz is introducing her …

23 RPG A DAY - Edge

August 24th, 2020

7:05

Today is on the Edge. Its a Jewels from NZ Takeover as August brings the exciting month long creative exploration of RPG. Julz is introducing her …

22 RPG A DAY - Rare

August 23rd, 2020

8:14

Today is Rare. Its a Jewels from NZ Takeover as August brings the exciting month long creative exploration of RPG. Julz is introducing her character …

21 RPG A DAY - Push

August 22nd, 2020

10:51

Today is a Push. Its a Jewels from NZ Takeover as August brings the exciting month long creative exploration of RPG. Julz is introducing her …

20 RPG A DAY - Investigate

August 21st, 2020

10:56

Today we Investigate. Its a Jewels from NZ Takeover as August brings the exciting month long creative exploration of RPG. Julz is introducing her …

19 RPG A DAY - Tower

August 20th, 2020

11:20

Today we take on Tower. Its a Jewels from NZ Takeover as August brings the exciting month long creative exploration of RPG. Julz is introducing her …

18 RPG A DAY - Meet

August 19th, 2020

15:13

Today has Meet. Its a Jewels from NZ Takeover as August brings the exciting month long creative exploration of RPG. Julz is introducing her character …

17 RPG A DAY - Comfort

August 18th, 2020

8:50

Today brings Comfort. Its a Jewels from NZ Takeover as August brings the exciting month long creative exploration of RPG. Julz is introducing her …

16 RPG A DAY - Dramatic

August 17th, 2020

9:12

Today is very Dramatic. Its a Jewels from NZ Takeover as August brings the exciting month long creative exploration of RPG. Julz is introducing her …

15 RPG A DAY - Frame

August 15th, 2020

12:09

Today is a Frame. Its a Jewels from NZ Takeover as August brings the exciting month long creative exploration of RPG. Julz is introducing her …

RPG A DAY - HALFWAY THANKS

August 15th, 2020

13:54

I wanted to give some thanks at the halfway point. Its a Jewels from NZ Takeover as August brings the exciting month long creative exploration of …

14 RPG A DAY - Banner

August 15th, 2020

13:42

Today shows a Banner. Its a Jewels from NZ Takeover as August brings the exciting month long creative exploration of RPG. Julz is introducing her …

13 RPG A DAY - Rest

August 13th, 2020

4:47

Today brings a well needed rest. Its a Jewels from NZ Takeover as August brings the exciting month long creative exploration of RPG. Julz is …

12 RPG A DAY - Message

August 12th, 2020

12:23

Today brings message. Its a Jewels from NZ Takeover as August brings the exciting month long creative exploration of RPG. Julz is introducing her …

11 RPG A DAY - Stack

August 12th, 2020

14:55

Today is a Stack. Its a Jewels from NZ Takeover as August brings the exciting month long creative exploration of RPG. Julz is introducing her …

10 RPG A DAY - Want

August 11th, 2020

8:53

Today is about Want. Its a Jewels from NZ Takeover as August brings the exciting month long creative exploration of RPG. Julz is introducing her …

09 RPG A DAY - Light

August 10th, 2020

12:11

Today brings Light. Its a Jewels from NZ Takeover as August brings the exciting month long creative exploration of RPG. Julz is introducing her …

08 RPG A DAY - Shade

August 9th, 2020

7:39

Today throws Shade. Its a Jewels from NZ Takeover as August brings the exciting month long creative exploration of RPG. Julz is introducing her …

07 RPG A DAY - Couple

August 9th, 2020

12:52

Today is for Couple. Its a Jewels from NZ Takeover as August brings the exciting month long creative exploration of RPG. Julz is introducing her …

06 RPG A DAY - Forest

August 6th, 2020

10:13

Today a Forest grows. Its a Jewels from NZ Takeover as August brings the exciting month long creative exploration of RPG. Julz is introducing her …

05 RPG A DAY - Tribute

August 5th, 2020

12:04

Today requires Tribute. Its a Jewels from NZ Takeover as August brings the exciting month long creative exploration of RPG. Julz is introducing her …

04 RPG A DAY - Vision

August 4th, 2020

10:15

Today brings Vision. Its a Jewels from NZ Takeover as August brings the exciting month long creative exploration of RPG. Julz is introducing her …

03 RPG A DAY - Thread

August 3rd, 2020

9:35

Today's prompt is Thread. Its a Jewels from NZ Takeover as August brings the exciting month long creative exploration of RPG. Julz is introducing her …

02 RPG A DAY - Change

August 2nd, 2020

5:50

Today is about Change. Its a Jewels from NZ Takeover as August brings the exciting month long creative exploration of RPG. Julz is introducing her …

01 RPG A DAY - Beginning

August 1st, 2020

7:10

Its a Jewels from NZ TAKEOVER as August brings the exciting month long creative exploration of RPG. Julz is introducing her character Kyra Fellglade …

08 Glitter - Gaming & Explosions

July 29th, 2020

1:08:13

Kia Ora! Welcome to a Glitter Episode where I tell you a story about a Horrifying PC explosion and some amazing gaming and introduce the Pollys …

28 Happy Matariki

July 15th, 2020

30:10

Kia Ora! Today I want to remember what we've lost and celebrate what we have achieved to wipe the old year out and start afresh. Let's do it together …

07 Glitter - Games & Sanity

July 2nd, 2020

36:56

Kia Ora! Welcome to a Glitter Episode. I'm talking about games I've been playing, games I'm still fussing over and some cool gaming news! It's all …

27 A Syrupy Story

June 22nd, 2020

22:38

Kia Ora! Golden Syrup is the sticky sweetness that is being celebrated in this episode. So come along for a sugary ride. Along with a little bit of …

06 Glitter - Making Marina, Part Two

June 7th, 2020

25:52

Kia Ora! Today I'm sharing the second half of a conversation I had with Joe Richter from TTRPG Podcast Hindsightless about making my 20th Level Pathfinder 2e Character Marina Darling. I made her to play in a mini series …

26 World Famous in New Zealand

May 27th, 2020

26:51

Aroha nui. Kia Ora! Today we're talking about the drink that's World Famous in New Zealand since ages ago... that's right, Lemon & Paeroa or L&P to it's mates. I also give you some media highlights of what's …

05 Glitter - HELP!? Building RPG *Spoilers*

May 20th, 2020

38:24

Kia Ora! Welcome to a Glitter Episode! 

Today I'm asking for your help. MASSIVE SPOILER WARNINGS on this episode. Joey, I'm looking at you. I'm writing a one shot, I've got a base story and ideas but I'm stuck. Also …

25 Big Things

May 13th, 2020

39:53

Kia Ora! I’m going to tell you about one of my favorite silliness that is on display for you as you travel the country, showing our kiwi humor and pride in a way that you often don’t even have to get out of the car to …

04 Glitter - Back and Rambling

May 6th, 2020

23:47

Kia Ora! Welcome to a Glitter Episode

So I come back to podcasting sheepishly as I feel incredibly guilty about not having the mental strength to do it while on lock down. I tell you what I have been up to while I've …

24 - Size Matters!

April 15th, 2020

22:26

Kia Ora! Today we're talking Aotearoa New Zealand Geography because everyone thinks we're a little country where the weather is always the same. I'm here to correct your facts because Size Matters and we're bigger than …

03 Glitter - Bubbly Messages

March 24th, 2020

23:41

When the world goes to ... what else is there to do but run a bath and answer voice messages? In the Anchorites community I mix with the challenge was laid to podcast in the bath and with not much else to do I decided …

23- Do The Hokey Pokey!

March 22nd, 2020

20:41

You put the ingredients in, you take the microphone out*, you take Julz needing sugar and you shake it all about. You do the Hokey Pokey and you talk …

02 Glitter - Dark and Sad

March 18th, 2020

7:06

Kia Ora! Welcome to a Glitter Episode where Julz gets personal.

This one is an apology for going away and an explaination, as well as a plea for help.

01 Glitter - Love & Death

February 24th, 2020

26:12

Kia Ora! Welcome to a Glitter Episode! Here I ramble about topics that interest me, answer call ins and tell you all about my crazy life. These may …

22 - Mountains of Sir Ed

February 23rd, 2020

19:31

Kia Ora! Sir Edmund Hillary is perhaps the Best Known New Zealander for his many adventuring achievements, but do you really know the man? I'm …

Be My Valentine

February 14th, 2020

18:27

Kia Ora lovelies! Welcome to the first “Insert name here” episode of Jewels from NZ where I talk (hear rant or debate or ramble) about random topics that have caught my fancy, chat to my call ins and generally have a …

21 - The Haka

February 12th, 2020

24:38

Kia Ora! This weeks episode is powerful and threatening. A native war cry that strikes fear into enemies hearts to this day. That’s right. We’re …

20 Waitangi Day

February 4th, 2020

29:11

Kia Ora! Waitangi Day. It’s a National Holiday, a commemoration of the Treaty which formed Aotearoa New Zealand into what it is today, for better or …

19 January TTRPG Wins!

January 30th, 2020

15:30

Kia Ora! This is an episode where I apologise for being absent lately and explain where I've been and what I've going on, as well as letting you in …

18 Pavlova Party!

January 8th, 2020

17:52

It’s fluffy, sweet and has a tempestuous history ... no I’m not talking about myself. Haha. Although it is my birthday so I think that deserves cake don’t you?
Thanks to my Gems listening out there and extra thanks to my …

BONUS: Christmas Special

December 25th, 2019

31:45

Christmas Desserts, Music and Family Traditions. It’s like walking down memory lane with my sister Bridget in this episode, filled with bonus cute factor as my niece Isabella and nephew Austin join in the chat. They …

16: Christmas With Tito

December 21st, 2019

23:28

It’s time to meet the second guest of Jewels from NZ, so welcome to Comedian and Father of Many; Tito Caldwell! We talk Beach Cricket and BBQ’s while we sit in my portable recording studio, otherwise known as my car. …

15: Christmas With Conan

December 18th, 2019

24:42

Christmas is coming and what better way to spend the time, than with friends. So... meet the first guest of Jewels from NZ: Conan McKegg! We talk a lot about seasonal family stress, how New Zealand closes for Christmas …

14: Geologically Dynamic

December 16th, 2019

14:03

Kia Ora! The Pacific Ocean Ring of Fire, sitting atop the Pacific tectonic plates is responsible for 90% of the world’s earthquakes and 75% of the …

13: Wicked Waka Wrangling

December 4th, 2019

26:43

They say that the first explorer to reach Aoteaora NZ was Kupe. He drowned his cousin, stole his wife and his boat and set out to discover Aotearoa. …

12: Sweet as a Kūmara!

November 27th, 2019

22:17

Kia ora! You say sweet as... well sweet as what? Sweet as a sweet potato of course! It's time to dig into the facts of our tuberous dinner staple and so I've served you up some delicious facts.  
I've …

11: Māori Mythology - It's Storytime!

November 13th, 2019

24:01

Kia ora. Hello and Welcome. E noho! Sit! I have a kōrero or story for you today. The Māori kōrero of Creation. There is aroha or love, whanua or family, Nga Atua or Gods and much kakari or fighting, just like all the …

10: Things That Go Boom

November 5th, 2019

18:34

Kia ora! The 5th of November isn't just the date that this episode is being released, it's also the date of Guy Fawkes, a weird not really NZ celebration of the person that for some reason we still participate in as a …

09: Bird of the Year 2019

October 28th, 2019

36:12

Kia ora! This week in NZ is the kick off of the most important popularity contest we have in the whole country: Bird of the Year. Everyone gets into …

08: Money for Nothing, Birds for Free

October 22nd, 2019

33:35

Kia Ora, welcome to Jewels from NZ! Today I talking about Money, Money, MONEY! The NZD, Kiwi Dollar or Tāra o Aotearoa. I go over a quick history and …

07 Rugby: Ruck and Roll

October 15th, 2019

32:13

Kia ora! This week we need to talk about how our All Blacks are in the Quarter Finals of the Rugby World Cup and I have faith that this year we'll be taking the cup home to Aotearoa New Zealand again. Where it belongs. …

06 Adventure Awaits!

October 8th, 2019

35:30

Kia ora! We're plummeting at speed into the adrenalin pumping sports that make New Zealand so famous for being a top Adenture Tourism destination. I'm telling you all about a Kiwi climbed some international heights to …

05 Marmite: Black Gold or Nasty Tar?

October 1st, 2019

25:38

Kia Ora! Haere mai! Hello! Welcome! Marmite can absolutely divide a room, or even a nation. But it's a fascinating breakfast spread and I'm a massive …

04 Kiwi Slang? Sweet As!

September 24th, 2019

34:22

Kia ora! It's time to teach you to talk like a New Zealander, bro. Give it a go! She'll be right. Nek minnit you'll be skux as, au. Chur. 
This week …

03 Language: A Culture Map

September 17th, 2019

34:31

Kia ora! In this episode I’m talking languages. Four of them. Three official and one teaser. I dive into the history of our three official languages English, New Zealand Sign Language and Māori and even try to break …

02 A Kiwi by any other name...

September 10th, 2019

17:41

Kia Ora! Julz is back with a second official episode talking about: Why are New Zealander's called Kiwi's anyway? 
It's also Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori or …

01 In The Bonds of Love We Meet

September 3rd, 2019

31:52

Kia ora! In the first official episode of Jewels from NZ I’m going to talk NZ music... well, the New Zealand Anthem anyway. There's a little history of where it came from and how it came to be what it is and maybe …

Begin at the Beginning

August 26th, 2019

14:18

Hi! It's nice to meet you because that's what this episode is about. We're going on a cute first date and getting to know one another. Well... mostly me, you're getting to know me. 😂 
Also there's some info about what …

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