Thursday August 3
This morning on Breakfast Paul Henry spoke to National Party Immigration spokesman Dr Lockwood Smith about an Official Information Act query that revealed yesterday that the Immigration Service is turning down far more visa applicants than before, for fear they are potential terrorists.
Kay Gregory spoke with the Chairman of the Australian Meningitis Trust about his trip here to help the New Zealand trust petition the Government to put a vaccine to fight pneumoccocal disease on the free list for 2008.
Paul Henry talked to researchers Dr Richie Poulton, of Otago University, and Dr Susan Morton, of the Liggins Institute, about just how much early experiences can affect a child's health and wellbeing later in life.
Film reviewer Francesca Rudkin spoke to Kay Gregory about 'You, Me and Dupree' starring Owen Wilson, Matt Dillon, Kate Hudson and Michael Douglas.
Paul Henry spoke to Lifeline's Director of Counselling Services, Rita Inch, about a recently completed summary of the main issues the phone support service has dealt with over the past six months.
Reporter Charlotte Whale looked a resurgence of foreign books being translated into English for kiwi children to enjoy.
Reporter Melissa Davies spoke with the organiser of the Food Show live from the ASB Showgrounds in Greenlane. Dona White of North Port events explained current food trends within New Zealand cuisine and what is on offer at the show this year.
Rock legends Ray Columbus, Shane, Tom Sharplin and Larry Morris talked to Kay Gregory on Breakfast about their upcoming Rock Legends tour celebrating 50 years of rock and roll.