Southland sheep and beef farmer David Rose talks to Breakfast about the extreme weather that's hit the region over the past few days, decimating lamb and calf numbers.
Power prices on the rise
A lobby organisation, the Major Electricity Users Group, is warning households and businesses could end up paying almost half a billion dollars a year too much for their power. Independent energy analyst Molly Melhuish tells Breakfast why she supports the group's claims.
Delhi terror threats
Craig Bidois runs Fearfree, a security and safety management company that advises businesses about the risks for people embarking on international travel. He speaks to Breakfast about concerns that citizens from Australia, the UK, Canada and New Zealand could be targets of a kidnap attempt in Delhi during the Commonwealth Games.
Ian Wishart's new claims
Author Ian Wishart and Arthur Allan Thomas, who was cleared of the 1970 Crewe murders, talk about Wishart's new theory that a police officer investigating the case was the likely killer.
The Kiwi founder of the Contiki Holidays travel company John Anderson looks back on his road to success in the travel industry.
Piano Player Jan Preston
New Zealand's "Queen of Boogie Piano" Jan Preston tells us about the nationwide tour of her tribute show to 1950s piano legend Winifred Atwell and gives us a performance.
Details for the tribute show tour:
OCT 2 Paraparaumu 7.30pm
Southward Car Museum Otaihanga Rd Ticketdirect Ph (04) 9029885
OCT 3 Wellington 3pm St James Cabaret
Courtenay Place Ticketek
OCT 7 Palmerston North 7.30pm
Globe Cinema Crn Main/Pitt Sts (06) 3514409 Ticketdirect
OCT 8 Tauranga 7.30pm
Baycourt Theatre 38 Durham St Ph (07) 5777188 Ticketdirect
OCT 9 Wanganui 7.30pm
Royal Opera House 69 St Hill St Ph (06) 3490511 Ticketdirect
OCT 10 Hamilton 4.00pm
Clarence St Theatre 57/59 Clarence St Ph (06) 8386600 Ticketek