Tuesday October 26
Pacific Correspondent Ewart Barnsley discusses the verdicts in the Pitcairn Island trials of seven men on sex abuse charges. Five men have been found guilty, a sixth man pleaded guilty during the trial and 7th man has been found not guilty of indecent assault. See www.tvnz.co.nz
Mai Chen spoke to Alison Mau today about recommendations from the Australian Government Productivity Commission, on trans Tasman competition and consumer laws.
Political Editor Mark Sainsbury has been in Lynchburg USA, taking the pulse of the American Electorate leading up to the presidential elections next week. See www.tvnz.co.nz
Rugby commentator John McBeth talks to Peter Williams about his picks ahead of today's All Black announcement for the team to tour Europe.
Reporter Tristram Clayton spoke to Australian/ American music producer J -Wess, about his journey from the basketball to turntables. For More information see www.fmrecords.co.nz
Music reviewer Francesca Rudkin looked at 'best of albums' featuring Groove Armada. For more information on this album see your local music retailer.
Prime Minister Helen Clark discussed her recent trip to India, and the controversy surrounding the $195,000 payment to John Tamihere from the Waipareira Trust. See www.tvnz.co.nz
Consumer advocate David Russell spoke this morning about the importance of having Health Insurance.
Paul Henry spoke to Comedian turned city councillor for Waitakere City Ewen Gilmour and Mike Reid the Manager of Governance Local Government NZ about the workshops that new councillors will be attending that aim to assist them to become effective elected members.
Alison Mau spoke to Marlane Welsh-Morris from Child, Youth and Family about Children's Day which takes place this Sunday 31st October. Every year Children's Day provides an opportunity to celebrate the nation's children. Thousands of people will mark the day with hundreds of fun-filled events and celebrations throughout the country including fancy dress parties, concerts, teddy bear picnics, discos, sausage sizzles, and hangis. Websites www.cyf.govt.nz & www.childrensday.org.nz