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Thursday October 20


Breakfast spoke to aviation analyst Tim Ross about the announcment that Air NZ is looking at axeing 600 engineers jobs from Auckland.

Peter Williams spoke to former Alliance MP Laila Harre, former deputy Prime Minister for the National Party Wyatt Creech and broadcaster Willie Jackson about the shape of the new Cabinet and prospects for Labour's third term.

Kay Gregory talked to Nick Fancourt, an Otago University medical student who's the first person from a NZ university to be selected as a World Health Organisation intern, but unlike his European and American counterparts he'll have to pay his way in Geneva.  Enquires about donations can be sent to nfancourt@gmail.com

In this week's movie review, Francesca Rudkin looked at "Dark Water" - a horror movie starring Jennifer Connelly.

A national fono of Pasifika people who identify as being of the "third sex" is happening this weekened, October 21 to 23. This morning Kay spoke to organiser Edward Cowley and fashion designer Lindah E about life for fa'afafine

Health Correspondent Lorelei Mason talked about what New Zealand health authorities are doing to stockpile anti-virals like Tamiflu in anticipation of a birdflu pandemic. Authorities in Australia have announced they're aiming to vaccinate their entire population.

Donovan Bixley is a Taupo based author and illustrator who appeared on Breakfast to talk about his latest project - the new book "Faithfully Mozart" - a celebration of the fantastical world of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

Breakfast spoke to motor rally organiser Mike John and racing legend Steve Millen about this year's Targa New Zealand motor rally. The rally, which begins on Labour Day October 24th, is the country's biggest motor sport event with around 200 drivers taking part. Website: www.targa.co.nz


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