Monday August 27, 2007
On the August 27 programme...
Last night's Sunday programme featured a report on the plight of three families who all had a child born with brain damage. All believed they were eligible for ACC funding, but were either denied financial support or had to battle to get it. ACC Minister Ruth Dyson responds.
Weekly chat with Prime Minister Helen Clark.
ONE News reporter Beth Roche brings Breakfast an update on the rescue bid for a caver in Takaka.
ONE News sports reporter Toni Street wraps up the weekend's sporting action.
Dunedin officials are to meet about the weekend riot that saw hundreds of drunken students pelt police with bottles and light dozens of fires. The chaotic scenes followed the annual Undie 500 car rally. Event organiser James Donaldson spoke to Breakfast.
On his recent trip to California Paul Henry took in some of the great beaches the US state is known for.
Hasbro's latest toy is a perky parrot that responds to its owner with more than 45 words, phrases and silly sound effects. Hasbro product manager Karlie Fox brought him in to showcase his talents and give us a test drive.
A new travel trend is seeing people using their time away to work on improving their health and fitness. Lorraine Thomson, publisher and editor of Travel Digest and New Zealand fitness magazine, joined us to talk about the healthy holiday phenomenon.