Ngila Dickson and the Xena costume - From our Treasures from the Past on Radio NZ
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She's a character who hints at being from the Pantheon of ancient Greek mythology, but was in fact born entirely from modern imagination and brought to life not in the temples of the gods, but in west Auckland.
Xena, the 'warrior princess', continues to inspire a cult following of ‘Xenites’ to this very day. Everyone needs a hero, or heroine, and this feminist icon, played by Kiwi actress Lucy Lawless, certainly fits the bill.
So, in this week's episode we turn our attention to something a bit different – Xena’s costume, including her fabulous boots.