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Breakfast: Friday August 5

Published: 7:26AM Friday August 05, 2011 Source: Breakfast

Paul Hobbs in London
For the latest news out of the U.K., Breakfast checks in with Europe Correspondent Paul Hobbs.

SIS Stoush - Paul Buchanan comments
Phil Goff maintains he was never briefed about an investigation into suspected Israeli Spies, and can no longer trust the head of the country's spy agency. Strategic analyst Paul Buchanan says the disagreement highlights bigger problems within the SIS.

Illegal downloads becoming a crime
The new law targeting illegal downloading comes into effect sooner than most people think. Infringement could lead to a $15, 000 fine, so Internet NZ has launched www.3strikes.net.nz to help educate people. Chief Executive Vikram Kumar explains the ins and outs.

Orthopaedic patients told to wait
Waikato DHB has told orthopaedic surgery patients who have been diagnosed by a private specialist that they will be "stood down" for 4 months before being added to the public waiting list. Waikato GP Dr Caitlin Gill tells Breakfast the idea makes no sense.

Opening of Dunedin's new stadium
Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium is opening this morning, Breakfast speaks to Mayor Dave Cull about what the new stadium means to the region.

My Media - Penny Ashton
Well it's Friday and that means it's My Media time. This week Comedian Penny Ashton stops in for her pick of the week's news stories.

Reporter Round Up

Lucas De Jong on beer flavours
Lucas de Jong decides one beer flavour is missing from this years Beervana festival. One flavoured after him. So he sets out to brew a Lucas de Jong flavoured Beer.

Foodie Friday: French Roast Lamb
With Annabelle White.

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