Home and Away spoilers: Is it ALL over between Ari Parata and Mac Booth?

Home and Away, Ari Parata, Mackenzie Booth
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It's not looking good for Ari Parata and Mackenzie after THAT huge bust-up on Home and Away. To make matters worse, Tane wants to QUIT his job at Salt!

Mackenzie Booth (played by Emily Weir) is devastated after her break-up with boyfriend, Ari Parata (Rob Kipa Williams) on Home and Away (1:15pm/6:00pm on Channel 5, see our TV Guide for full listings).

The restaurant manager really didn't think things would take such a turn.

But now here she is, with a broken heart and scoffing her way through a container of ice cream!

Mac is tempted to send Ari a message, asking for a peace talk. But will he want to hear her out?

Meanwhile, the fallout between Ari and Mac has impacted on his relationship with his younger brother, Tane (Ethan Browne).

Fed up of being caught between all the relationship drama, Tane decides he can no longer work for Mac at her restaurant, Salt, and announces he is QUITTING!

Home and Away, Justin Morgan, Ziggy Astoni, Leah Patterson

Ziggy discovers Justin isn't planning to return to work at the garage anytime soon on Home and Away

Meanwhile, things are looking-up for Justin Morgan (James Stewart), who is on the mend after his back surgery.

Justin is enjoying spending some quality time with girlfriend, Leah Patterson (Ada Nicodemou).

The couple invite mechanic Ziggy Astoni (Sophie Dillman) over to dinner as a thank-you for taking charge at Justin's garage while he's been out of action.

But Ziggy is secretly alarmed when she discovers Justin doesn't plan to return to work anytime soon!

Will she be able to stay on top of things working on her own? Or is it time they hired a new car mechanic?

Home and Away, Alf Stewart, Ryder Jackson

Alf is still worried about his grieving grandson, Ryder on Home and Away

Elsewhere, it looks like Alf Stewart (Ray Meagher) could be hitting the road again when he receives an invitation from his wife, Martha (Belinda Giblin) to join her in Marimbula.

But with Alf's grandson, Ryder Jackson (Lukas Radovich) still dealing with his grief over the death of his dad, Evan, will Alf decide this isn't the right time to be going away?

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.