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5 THINGS ABOUT BROCK ASHBY

VITAL STATS
NAME Brock Ashby
NICK NAME Monkey (Dad)
PLACE YOU GREW UP Christchurch
PLACE YOU LIVE NOW Gold Coast, Australia
IWI Ngapuhi

WHAT IS YOUR MOST EMBARRASING MOMENT?
At intermediate, I got kicked out of class for dancing and singing “mix your milk with my Cocoa puffs, milk milky cocoa” at the Top of my lungs in front of my class and teacher because I was facing the back and didn’t know she was back in the class…

WHAT HIDDEN SKILL/TALENT DO YOU HAVE?
I’m a masterchef.

WHAT IS SOMETHING THAT MAY SURPRISE PEOPLE ABOUT YOU?
I was mistaken as a girl when I was young because of my long eye lashes and they thought my name was ‘Brook’. Several awkward introductions repeating “Brock, my name is Brock.”

WHO WOULD YOU LOVE TO MEET?
John Legend, when I started singing I tried to mirror his voice and song writing technique.

WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING FORWARD TO MOST ABOUT WORKING ON GRID?
Meeting new people on the show, working with NZ talent and being able to inspire other rangatahi to follow their dreams despite the circumstances they may come from.

5 THINGS ABOUT KAEA PEARCE

VITAL STATS
NAME Kaea Pearce
NICK NAME Big red 
PLACE YOU GREW UP Grew up in WHANGAREI
PLACE YOU LIVE NOW Auckland - Botany 
IWI Ngapuhi 

WHAT IS YOUR MOST EMBARRASING MOMENT?
Would be when my pants ripped when performing at the American Music Awards with Jennifer Lopez 

WHAT HIDDEN SKILL DO YOU HAVE?
Hidden skills? I used to sing when I was younger

WHAT IS SOMETHING THAT MIGHT SURPRISE PEOPLE ABOUT YOU?
The thing people don't know about me? I eat really bad haha 

WHO WOULD YOU LOVE TO MEET?
Would love to meet Beyonce because she's an inspiring person who's an amazing performer 

WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING FORWARD TO MOST WORKING ON GRID?
I'm looking forward to being free and expressing my creativity and showcasing the talent of me and my friends.

5 THINGS ABOUT TIM KIRIWI

VITAL STATS
NAME Timoti Kiriwi
NICK NAME Tim 
PLACE YOU GREW UP Auckland   
PLACE YOU LIVE NOW Auckland/Los Angeles 
IWI Ngati Kahu

WHAT IS YOUR MOST EMBARRASING MOMENT?
My mum bringing a birthday cake to my school camp in front of my boys 

WHAT HIDDEN SKILL/TALENT DO YOU HAVE?
Best chess player 

WHAT IS SOMETHING THAT MAY SURPRISE PEOPLE ABOUT YOU?
How deep about life I am

WHO WOULD YOU LOVE TO MEET?
Jessica Alba, so we can get back together and leave all our past behind us 

WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING FORWARD TO MOST ABOUT WORKING ON GRID?
Getting the opportunity to teach people something that will benefit them forever and inspire them to get fit and healthy