Tuesday April 26
With today being the first day couples wanting to have a civil union can apply for their licence, Breakfast spoke to Wellington Mayor and civil union celebrant Kerry Prendergast who will conducting a civil union ceremony this weekend, and Barb Long who is currently planning her civil union ceremony with her partner for July.
Correspondent Lisa Owen live from Gallipoli.
Pacific correspondent Barbara Dreaver discussed the Kava industry.
Francesca Rudkin reviewed the new album by Rob Thomas - Lonely No More.
Paul Henry spoke this morning with David Russell from the Consumers Institute about the pros and cons of mobile shopping. For further information see www.consumer.org.nz
Breakfast spoke to comedian Penny Ashton about her show in this year's Comedy Festival called MC Hot Pink in Busty Rhymes and her decision to become a civil union celebrant. For more information see www.hotpink.co.nz or www.comedyfestival.co.nz
Breakfast spoke to Peter Hughes, Principal Lecturer at the Auckland University's Faculty of Education about a new method of teaching maths which is catching on in schools around the country. The method focuses on teaching students strategies for solving maths problems rather than a prescribed formula and is proving to be extremely successful. Website: www.tki.org.nz/r/maths/curriculum/whatsnew4_e.php