Mining unit set up - what does it mean?
The Government's established a High Hazards Unit for mines and the petroleum industry in the wake of the Pike River Coal mine disaster. Critics say the announcement should have come months ago. Breakfast speaks with Labour Minister Kate Wilkinson.
Alarming statistics for female suicide
Young Kiwi women have the highest rate of suicide in the OECD, according to figures released by the Mental Health Commission. Breakfast talks to child and adolescent psychiatrist Dr Sally Merry about what could be driving this alarming statistic as well as preventative strategies.
Economic impact of snow
The polar blast has forced many off the roads preventing them from getting to work. Phil O'Reilly from Business New Zealand discusses the economic impact of all the crazy weather.
Sheep run - why was it canned?
One thousand sheep were set to be let loose on Auckland's Queen Street as part of the Real NZ Festival. The Rugby World Cup promotion has since been cancelled due to the SPCA's concerns over animal cruelty. Festival organiser Leon Grice talks to Breakfast.
Sir Paul Reeves' funeral
Brooke Dobson is at the venue for Sir Paul Reeves funeral which takes place today in Auckland.
National's new welfare policy, tightening up legal aid and return of the youth wage. Breakfast checks in with National MP Simon Bridges and Labour MP Jacinda Ardern.
Giving it all up for rugby
A new RWC campaign called "Abstain for the Game" has hit the headlines this week, Breakfast looks at what it means.
Reporter Round Up
Brooke Dobson, Lacey Wilson and Max Bania.
Raining cats and dogs
A new survey reveals we have more pets in this county than people. Breakfast counts the ways New Zealanders love their animals.
Movie review with Jo Hunkin.