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Newsreader & Straight Up host Niva Retimanu tells John Cowan about hitting rock bottom and what it took to turn her life around

Author
John Cowan,
Publish Date
Sun, 23 Jan 2022, 8:45pm
Photo / Brett Phibbs

Newsreader & Straight Up host Niva Retimanu tells John Cowan about hitting rock bottom and what it took to turn her life around

Author
John Cowan,
Publish Date
Sun, 23 Jan 2022, 8:45pm

Award-winning newsreader Niva Retimanu published a book in 2016 called Leading From Behind: Winning While Coming Last.

The book documents Niva's remarkable mental and physical transformation, which took place as she became a marathon runner and turned her unhealthy lifestyle completely around.

Niva is now co-hosting a new podcast discussing adversity and resilience alongside long-time friend and NZ Olympian Beatrice Faumuina.

Published by the NZ Herald, Straight Up with Niva and Beatrice can be found on iHeartRadio, Spotify, Apple Podcasts.