Next week’s episodes of Home and Away see Ari and Tane go out on a risky mission at the behest of their rivals, while Colby is puzzled by Witness X’s mystery.
Meanwhile, when baby Grace’s first birthday party doesn’t go according to plan, Jasmine’s problems resurface.
Here’s a complete list of 11 amazing moments to come.
Paratas receive another threat
The Parata family is on high alert after Nikau was almost run over after dark on his way to Salt. It’s evident that Paul, Leon, and their gang are determined to maintain the pressure on Tane, who owes them the drugs they’ve lost.
The next hazard comes in the form of a brick that is thrown through the front window of the Paratas. A note attached to the brick is found by Tane and concealed from Ari, but his brother soon knows what is going on.
Tane and Ari are trying to come up with a contract.
Tane heads off to a secret meeting with Paul, as the note demands, but Ari is not too far behind. Paul reveals that if Tane agrees to carry out a criminal job for him, he will be able to forget about the debt.
Tane agrees with the arrangement, but he’s concerned about Ari when his big brother admits he’s not going to let him do it on his own.
Nikau threatens Mackenzie
For his own safety, Nikau stayed away from the Parata building, but he was surprised when he returned home and found a broken window. The sudden departure of his uncles, who are away doing Paul’s dodgy work, confuses him as well.
Mackenzie, who is hesitant to share any information in case it gets the youngest Parata into trouble, seeks answers from Nikau. Mac unwillingly comes clean about Tane and Ari going away to settle their debt only when Nikau threatens to involve the police.
Later, with the cash from the work, Ari and Tane arrive home and hope it will be enough to keep Paul away for good. Nikau challenges them, telling his uncles that they’re all supposed to be a family.
Mackenzie learns the Ross truth.
When Ziggy tells her the truth about Ross’s murder and Dean’s participation in covering it up, Mackenzie is also entangled in another major Summer Bay drama.
Afterward, Mac angrily confronts Dean, making it plain how much she disagrees with his actions. Her surprise only increases as she learns how many of the loved ones from Colby have been involved in the long-running cover-up.
Jasmine bails Colby out.
As Angelo boasts about how Colby will not be able to afford his bail money, Jasmine is upset, which means he will have to remain behind bars ahead of the trial. Jasmine has other thoughts and uses her own funds to help Colby out.
He actively seeks to discover the identity of the mystery witness who has been cooperating with Angelo’s investigation once Colby is freed. He also gets into an argument with Ziggy and accuses her of being a snitch, prompting Dean to intervene in his ex-defense. girlfriend’s
Angelo later discovers that the detective work of Colby could impact the prosecution, so he takes action by putting a secrecy order on his star witness’s identity.
The mysterious witness X
When he receives the official court papers for his trial, including the list of witnesses, Colby gets excited. He searches through the archives eagerly, but thanks to Angelo’s pre-emptive intervention, the name of the mystery betrayer has been redacted.
The reports show that the unknown person is a member of the public, but they are referred to only as Witness X.
Realizing that once he’s in custody, there will be no response, Colby focuses his attention on Bella, Dean, and Willow enjoying the last supper.
Angelo is standing firm in the courtroom.
Taylor may not be the enigmatic Witness X, but after getting close to Colby in the past few months, she’s still expected to testify at the trial.
Taylor is very uneasy about the situation and asks Angelo to remove her from the witness list, but he declines and makes it clear that she will play a part in the eventual downfall of Colby.
Jasmine struggles at a birthday party for Grace.
A variety of locals from Summer Bay are gathering to celebrate Grace’s first birthday party. Jasmine is keen to ensure that on the special day Grace’s father Robbo is honored, so she buys her a special bracelet that features an engraving with his name.
Jasmine waits for the right moment at the party to hand over the bracelet. When Tori flippantly tells her to put it on the table with the other gifts, she is disappointed.
As Christian takes center stage in the party, Jasmine becomes increasingly distressed as she fears he’s taking Robbo’s place in Grace’s life.
As Christian gives Grace a bracelet that’s similar to the one Jasmine had purchased, the final straw arrives. Jasmine, doubting her own role in the life of Grace, bins the present discreetly. Irene sees this and retrieves it secretly.
The wellbeing of Justin is taking another turn for the worse.
Justin is informed during his latest visit to the hospital that he needs surgery as his tumor is rising again. Justin agrees but needs to wait before getting the surgery until Grace’s birthday is over.
Justin is excited to be later in the week at Grace’s birthday, but he struggles badly with the pain. When he collapses in pain, his struggles become difficult to conceal, much to everyone’s alarm.
As Justin is hurried back to the hospital, the party comes to an abrupt end. In the first place, Tori contends with Christian for allowing Justin to be released.
Owen decides he’ll leave summer bay.
They go to bed together when it seems like Owen and Roo have finally worked through their recent problems. Unfortunately, Roo is only more puzzled by the encounter as she is forced to admit that she still has unresolved feelings for Evan, Owen’s twin brother.
It’s clear that this situation can’t be fixed when the pair talk things out, and they agree to go their separate ways. Ryder is appalled by the news that Owen is going to leave Summer Bay again.
John decides to re-start dating.
After his split from Marilyn, John decides to build a profile on a dating app, ready to move on with his life. To help with the profile, he hires Ryder and is happily surprised when local ladies start to get in touch.
The constantly-beeping phone of John soon draws chatter around the Harbor, forcing Marilyn to put the situation on a brave face. She was jealous?