Thursday November 30
Robert Kahn is the general manager of Auckland's Radio Tarana, which caters to Auckland's Indian community. Many of Tarana's listeners used to live in, and still have close contacts with Fiji, which is currently experiencing political tension. www.tarana.co.nz
Willie Jackson is a broadcaster and political commentator. Kathy Cunningham is the managing director of Empire Public Relations. Together they gave their appraisal of National Leader John Key's first few days in office, and the future of his leadership.
Paul Zorner is a biotechnologist who works in developing renewable fuels for the U.S. based Diversa Corporation. He spoke to Paul Henry about the renewable fuels potential that lies within New Zealand's pine plantations. www.diversa.com / www.scionresearch.com / www.agresearch.co.nz
Breakfast film reviewer Francesca Rudkin shared her thoughts on 'Invincible', a sports movie starring Mark Wahlberg as a Philadelphia Eagles fan whose wildest dreams come true when he turns up for an open tryout.
Barbara Dreaver is One News' Pacific Correspondent. She is currently in Fiji, from where she spoke with Kay Gregory about the current political situation there.
Paul Henry spoke with Martin Cocker of NetSafe and John Martin of IBM about National Conputer Security Day. The two organisations recently joined forces in an experiment to see how many viruses infect the average home computer when it has not been set up securely.
Kay Gregory spoke to the microbiologist for the New Zealand Food Safety Authority about today's release of the Campylobacter strategy for New Zealand.
Paul Henry spoke to German conductor Wolfram Christ. He's been performing with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra throughout their Splendour of Mozart series. Tonight is the final performance in the series, and will see Paul Holmes, Oscar Kightley and designer Liz Mitchell join the orchestra for a performance.
Breakfast spoke to Barry Coates from Oxfam New Zealand and Stephen Tollestrup from TEAR Fund about the growing popularity of their unusual gift programmes. People can purchase gift cards for friends or family, with the gift going to someone living in poverty. The gifts range from goats and chickens to farmer training and condoms. You can find out more at www.oxfamunwrapped.org.nz or www.tearfund.org.nz