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Breakfast: Friday September 2

Published: 6:18AM Friday September 02, 2011 Source: Breakfast

Europe Correspondent Paul Hobbs
For the latest news from the UK, Breakfast checks in with Europe Correspondent Paul Hobbs.

Man left to die alone
The discovery of an 88-year-old man's dead body in a Wellington Council flat has shocked advocates for the elderly. Grey Power's Social Services spokesperson Violet McCowatt tells Breakfast the incident is a sad indictment on New Zealand society.

Does Wairoa really have a gang problem?
Gang worker and community advocate Denis O'Reilly told Breakfast that any gang problem in Wairoa has been overblown, and a march to reclaim the town is unnecessary. Local Labour MP Stuart Nash, who organised the march, presents his very different perspective.

Tackling youth unemployment
Labour wants to cut spending on the dole and redirect millions to fund student apprenticeships in a bid to stop the country's growing youth unemployment problems. Breakfast speaks with Otorohanga Mayor and chair of the Mayors Taskforce for Jobs Dale Williams.

Understanding food labels
What's really in our food? Turns out not too many of us really know. A new study's been released showing Kiwis don't understand food labels that well - Breakfast looks at the findings.

My Media - Will Hall
Breakfast asks actor Will Hall about the stories that have caught his eye here and abroad in the past week.

Auckland Art Gallery tour
Reporter James Ransley takes a look around Auckland's refurbished Art Gallery, and explains what's new about the historic building.

Jed's advice for All Blacks fans
The All Blacks lost to both the Springboks and the Wallabies in the Tri-Nations, Breakfast catches up with Rugby Commentator Jed Thian to find out just how worried we should be ahead of the Rugby World Cup - which starts next week.

Foodie Friday
Thinking of making dad a yummy Father's Day meal? We ask our cuddly cook Annabelle White to show us some ideas.

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