Monday February 28
The Drug Foundation today held a forum to try to influence political parties to push for a ban on alcohol advertising. Breakfast spoke with Ross Bell, the Director of the NZ Drug Foundation which is convening the one day forum.
Breakfast went live to Los Angeles ahead of this afternoon's academy awards presentation. Reporter Pippa Wetzell is there for One News.
Prime Minister Helen Clark spoke on Breakfast this morning about the Israeli President's "apology" for last year's incident involving two Israeli spies. She also spoke about the Wananga of Aotearoa's request for a Commission of Inquiry.
Kay spoke to regular satirist James McOnie about the excesses of the Oscars, Prince Charles' impending visit and the losses NZ Cricket keeps suffering.
Reporter Pippa Wetzell was out and about in Hollywood, catching up with New Zealand Oscar contenders and getting their views on the awards hype.
Paul Reynolds is a regular contributor to Breakfast's technology segment. This morning he spoke about Contextual Searching, and about a new research advice service offered in New Zealand called www.anyquestions.org.nz.
One of Australia's premiere dance companies Bangarra have just touched down in Auckland with a new show that has critics gushing with excitement. Stephen Page, Artistic Director and Creator, and choreographer and dancer Frances Rings spoke about the performance which is on at Auckland's Aotea Centre on March 1 and March 5. Book with Ticketek.
This week breakfast looked at Sicily as a holiday destination.