Tim Wilson talks about Palin
US Correspondent Tim Wilson reports on Sarah Palin's bizarre tour to drum up support, and the way Americans have marked Memorial Day - a chance to honour veterans and those killed in war.
Cellphones and cancer
A major new international study looks to determine whether radiation from mobile phones can cause cancer. Breakfast discusses the findings with Martin Gledhill from the National Radiation Laboratory.
Sir Peter Gluckman talks about dangerous teens
The Prime Minister's chief science advisor Sir Peter Gluckman today delivers findings into factors that lead young people to act out in dangerous and deadly ways. He explains why an evidence-based approach is needed to tackle the problem.
Public Service Cuts - the PSA and business
National wants to close a number of crown entities and merge back office services in a bid to cut "waste and duplication" in the state sector. Richard Wagstaff from the Public Service Association and Roger Kerr from the Business Roundtable talk to Breakfast about the cutbacks.
The latest ONE News Colmar Brunton poll shows, while spending cuts weren't popular, voters agree it needed to happen. National's now putting the wheels in motion for state sector reform. Political Editor Guyon Espiner talks to Breakfast about the Government's plans.
Gadgets with John Buckley
Inspector Gadget John Buckley looks at Cool Electric Transport Gadgets.
The 6X6 Explorer Wheelchair
The 6X6 Explorer wheelchair is an all terrain off road electric wheelchair made for the outdoors.
Ideal for farms, bush, on the beach, lifestyle blocks, hunting, fishing,
This ultimate 6 wheel drive outdoor electric wheelchair will take you places other wheel chairs and mobility scooters will not go.
Price: Approximately $23,000 plus customisation.
Product Website: http://kemcare.co.nz/
For further information about this product and other mobility products please contact the Disability Resource Centre , Auckland's largest disability information and advisory centre and product showroom.
Rating: 5 out of 5.
Off-Road Electric Skateboard
The newly designed ElektroSkate Alltrack board is the fastest, lightest and most powerful On/Off road electric skateboard they have offered for sale.
Its massive power is generated by American designed electronics, and a new 800 watt belt driven, brushless, 36 volt motor.
Using the included Bluetooth controller this board can accelerate from 0km to 30km an hour in 4 seconds. It has massive torque, power and speed.
Recommended Retail Price: $1,100
Product Website: www.greenskate.co.nz/alltrack-80/
Rating: 4 out of 5
The YikeBike is a World's first in design, application & technology. Weighing just 10.8kg the YikeBike is the smallest folding electric bike in the world. With the ability to fold or unfold in just 15 seconds and travel at 23km/hr you will never have to worry about getting to that meeting across town again.*
RRP: $3,750 US (approx $4580 NZ)
Available to buy from the YikeBike website
*subject to local road transport laws.
Rating: 3.5 out of 5.
All prices correct at time of publishing. Products subject to availability.
Reporter Round Up
With Ali, Lucas and Charlotte.
Nutrition with Claire Turnbull
Do supplements really improve our health? Breakfast looks into this with nutritionist Claire Turnbull.
Music stars Avalanche City
Self taught, self produced and self recorded, Avalanche City's debut album Our New Life Above The Ground is the local surprise hit of 2011. Breakfast chats with the Love Love Love man in the limelight, Dave Baxter.