FORMER New Norfolk woman Peta-Gai McLaughlin is one of the people being featured on Channel 9's This Time Next Year program tonight.
Hosted by Karl Stefanovic, the reality TV show allows viewers to follow a group of everyday Australians as they try to achieve monumental personal goals over the most challenging and rewarding year of their lives.
A barrister turned businesswoman, Peta-Gai attended New Norfolk High School and Claremont College. Now living in Victoria, she graduated from the University of Tasmania and worked initially with Slater & Gordon Lawyers.
Earlier this year she was named the most successful product of Claremont College in the Mercury's Star Students series. She was managing a $90 million superannuation fund when she decided to establish her own business, Iridis Cosmetics.
The season final of This Time Next Year airs at about 8.40 tonight, following The Block, and later on 9now.