Tuesday July 11
Deborah Coddington is a former Act party MP. She currently works as a journalist. Willie Jackson is a former Alliance party deputy leader, and leader of Mana Motuhake. He now works as a television current affairs show host. He and Deborah gave Paul their assessment of where the Labour government is at, almost 10 months into its third term.
This morning on Breakfast Kay spoke to world-renown neuroscientist Professor Richard Faull about research into their prevention, treatment and cure of neurological diseases. Neurological disesases already affect one in five New Zealanders, and as the population ages, the number of cases is set to skyrocket. This week's Neurological Appeal Week, and all money raised will go towards research into ways of fighting these debilitating diseases.
Reporter Charlotte Whale reports live from a boot camp in Wellington. She talks a group of people who've increased their fitness by attending a rigorous camp.
Music reviewer Francesca Rudkin looked at the greatest hits compilation from Fat Boy Slim called 'Why Try Harder?'
This morning on Breakfast Paul spoke with Auckland City Missioner Diane Robertson about the winter appeal campaign. Top celebrities and other Aucklanders are auctioning their services on TradeMe from Monday July 10. The services include financial mentoring, a catered dinner party or a house concert, private yoga lessons or therapeutic bodywork, luxurious, rejuvenating weekends on the Coromandel, sailing on the Gulf, or your very own home handyman. Former Dancing with the Stars dancer and top snowboarder Hayley Holt is offering snowboarding lessons.
Breakfast spoke to Belinda Allen of the Consumer's Institute about how we can make sure we are getting what we pay for when buying Extra Virgin olive oil.
This morning on Breakfast Paul spoke to the author of Know Your Rights - a practical guide to the law for the New Zealand household. The book shows you how to deal with legal conflicts, when outside assistance is required and what sorts of questions you should be asking of your legal advisor.
Breakfast spoke to carer Lose Tu'i'ile'ila about the
international Carers' Festival she attended in the UK at the end of
last month. It was Lose's first major trip overseas and as the
carer who had travelled the farthest to attend the festival, she
was given the honour of opening it. Website: