Thursday, August 24th, 2023 on Channel 5 at 1:45pm
Mali is under doctor’s orders to stay out of the surf. That includes teaching. He’s backed into a corner financially, and despite Rose’s support and Mackenzie’s offer to cover the month’s rent, Mali refuses all sympathy and generosity. Rose confides in Mackenzie. When she is in trouble, she turns to family. But Mali flat out rejects that as an option. Mackenzie encourages Rose to keep pushing. Clearly Mali needs the support right now, even if he won’t admit it to himself.
Eden wakes, buzzing from a rewarding recording session and welcomes a coffee from her swooning boyfriend, Cash. But the romance is cut short. It’s interrupted by a barrage of texts from Remi. When left in the studio alone with her, Mercedes kissed him. Remi is spiralling. He should have seen this coming. Bree trusted him. By not kissing back, has he done anything wrong? What is he going to tell Bree? There’s no time to strategise when Bree intersects them and suddenly Remi and Bree are at breakfast and he is sweating. Remi can’t bring himself to fess up. Which only makes matters worse. Things were bad before. But now he is lying to his girlfriend about himself and Mercedes. And this feels like a very slippery slope.
Felicity and Cash are concerned for Tane. He went out last night and didn’t come back. Cash tracks him down at the gym, and steadies the punching bag, allowing Tane to relinquish some of his anger. Felicity and Tane take a beach walk and he is finally able to open up to her. Seeing her in such pain, has been impossibly hard to bear. They are working through it together.