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Thursday February 17

Kay Gregory spoke to Maori educationalist and co-leader of the Maori Party Dr Pita Sharples about the accusations made in parliament against Te Wananga o Aotearoa. ACT MP Ken Shirley has accused the wananga of serious financial mismanagement.

Land Transport New Zealand's Andy Knackstedt explains the new road rules that are coming into force at the end of the month, it includes enforcing the rules around indicating at roundabouts. For more information go to

Francesca Rudkin chatted with Paul Henry about House of Flying Daggers, a new film directed by Yimou Zhang. The film, set in the Tang Dynasty, tells the story of a warrior who breaks a member of a rebel army out of prison to help her rejoin her fellows, but things are not what they seem.

Breakfast spoke this morning to Health Correspondent Lorelei Mason about new research which suggests New Zealanders need to be more vigilant about taking their medicine. This comes from a joint study between Massey and Otago Universities which shows not taking your pills is not only injurious to your health, it's costing the country millions.

This morning Paul Henry spoke to NZCPU Chairman Ross Wilson, James Buwalda from the Department of Labour and Jason Walker - the General Manager of Hays - Australasia's biggest recruitment agency about NZ's low unemployment figures, rates of pay and areas of skill shortage in the job market.