Home and Away spoilers: Can Mackenzie Booth fight her feelings for Tane?

Home and Away, Tane Parata, Mackenzie Booth, Ari Parata
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Tane is in boss Mackenzie's bad books on Home and Away. And not just because he is an unreliable employee! Can she deal with her SECRET feelings for him?

Tane Parata (played by Ethan Browne) is all smiles after hooking-up with Amber (Madeleine Jevic) on Home and Away (1:15pm/6:00pm on Channel 5, see our TV Guide for full listings).

However, Tane's boss, Mackenzie Booth (Emily Weir) isn't in such a good mood when he arrives for his next shift at restaurant, Salt.

Mackenzie doesn't intend to go easy on Tane for leaving her in the lurch the day before.

Trouble is, Mackenzie's in a muddle over her growing feelings for Tane who is the younger brother of her lover, Ari (Rob Kipa-Williams).

Can Mackenzie find a way to push her feelings for Tane aside and focus on her relationship with Ari?

Home and Away, Ryder Jackson, Nikau Parata, Bella Nixon

Can Ryder offer Nikau some dating advice on Home and Away?

Meanwhile, Nikau Parata (Kawakawa Fox-Reo) is still annoyed about his disastrous date with girlfriend, Bella Nixon (Courtney Miller) and wants to try again.

Nikau decides to go above and beyond to impress Bella.

But is disaster about to strike TWICE?

Home and Away, Irene Roberts

Irene hasn't heard from Jasmine since she found her goodbye letter on Home and Away

Elsewhere, Irene Roberts (Lynne McGranger) is becoming annoyed and frustrated by Jasmine Delaney's (Sam Frost) silence.

Irene hasn't heard a word from Jasmine, since her lodger fled Summer Bay to seek refuge with her in-laws.

Irene vents to co-worker, Leah Patterson (Ada Nicodemou) and her boyfriend, Justin Morgan (James Stewart) about her frustrations.

Will the situation change after Irene leaves Jasmine a heated voice message?

Home and Away continues weekdays at 1:15pm/6:00pm on Channel 5

Simon Timblick

Simon has long been a fan of soap operas, and especially loves OVER-THE-TOP plots involving evil twins, hair-pulling catfights and natural disasters.

Anyone remember the Sunset Beach earthquake/tidal wave?

Or when Krystle Carrington got locked in the attic and replaced by look-a-like Rita in Dynasty?!

Simon has written for a variety of TV and childrens’ magazines/websites including Inside Soap, Nickelodeon, What’s On TV, Radio Times, Metro, Girl Talk, Disney Girl, Toxic! and Digital Spy.

He has reported LIVE from the red carpet at The British Soap Awards interviewing glammed-up stars from soapland, and hosted a Facebook LIVE session for Metro with Home and Away legend Ray Meagher (Alf "Stone the flamin' crows!" Stewart) to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Aussie soap.

Simon is also co-author of The Treasures Of Coronation Street (Carlton Books)

And the writer and director of (very!) low budget fright flick, Midsummer Night's EVIL and the sequel webisodes series, The Hatchet Woods HORROR.