Michael Jackson Trial
Drama, scandal, revelation and no small amount of razzle dazzle. Just one day in and already the trial of Michael Jackson's doctor Conrad Murray has all the ingredients of a major event. LA-based journalist Kathryn Morgan reports live from the trial of the century.
Death of SAS soldier raises further questions
Another NZ SAS soldier has been killed while on duty in Afghanistan. Defence analyst Lance Beath discusses the success of our military deployment and ability to keep our soldiers safe while on peace-keeping missions.
Electoral system struggles for attention
Two months out from the election, and a certain sports tournament is posing major headaches for the groups trying to raise awareness of the electoral system referendum. Breakfast asks Campaign For MMP's Lewis Holden and Jordan Williams from Vote For Change if it's disinterest or distraction at play.
Young Guns on party makeovers
It's not just the Act party that's had a complete makeover, with Green MPs Sue Kedgley and Keith Locke bowing out of Parliament and marking the change of the old guard for the party. Breakfast talks politics with National MP Simon Bridges and Labour MP Jacinda Ardern.
Real NZ Festival: Thursday's events
Thousands of events are taking place up and down the country as part of the REAL New Zealand Festival showcasing the best Aotearoa has to offer its visitors during the Rugby World Cup. Breakfast checks in with Hadyn Jones for the day's events.
For all the headlines making news across the Tasman, Breakfast checks in with Australian correspondent Steve Marshall.
Reporter Round Up
With Brooke, Lucas and Max.
Charlotte in Beijing
Charlotte Bellis reports from China's capital Beijing: a city undergoing a massive Change. It's modernising, it's cleaner and greener and the tourists are flocking in.
Movie Review: Abduction
Jo's back this morning with a look at Twilight star Taylor Lautner's turn in Abduction.