Thursday August 5
Peter Williams spoke to Bill Milnes, from the NZ Association of Migration and Investment about the problem of immigration fraud and his concern that the Immigration service has been too slow to act on the association's concerns about fraudulent immigration consultants. It comes after revelations that the Department of Immigration has experienced a 900% increase in convictions for immigration fraud. Later in the show Associate Immigration Minister Damien O'Connor responds to that criticism and explains why the immigration service is now putting more effort into catching fraudsters
Claire Fell, wife of the British High Commissioner to New Zealand discusses a new book put out to raise money for Save the Children, that details experiences of some of the Heads of Diplomatic Missions to NZ and their spouses. The book contains 30 personal accounts of diplomatic life around the world and in New Zealand. It's called "Ambassadors Save the Children" and is the brainchild of Dr Moshe Liba, the husband of the Netherlands Ambassador to New Zealand.
This morning Breakfast's regular film reviewer looked at Evelyn.' This film is described as a modest little gem - it stars Pierce Brosnan as a beleaguer Irish father trying to get his children back from the Catholic church.
Health Correspondent Loreli Mason discussed the issue of 'fat' on Breakfast this morning. New research shows that some fat is good and is recommended to actually lower cholesterol levels.
Former All Black Dr, John Mayhew, spoke to Peter Williams about the release of his book " Rugby's Medicine Man" . The book is published by Hodder Moa Beckett.