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Tuesday October 4


Breakfast spoke to Andri Nursafitri, Secretary of the Indonesian Community Association, Massey Universitys Dr Graeme MacRae, from who teaches about Balinese culture, and Auckland Universitys Dr Tim Behrend, who specialises in Islamic extremism in Indonesia, about the fallout from the recent bombings in Bali.

Kate Thomson, President of Arthritis New Zealand and Lyn Pezzullo, Australian economist and author of the report spoke to Kay Gregory about new research out last night on the economic costs of arthritis in New Zealand. It shows the total financial cost of the disease is $2.35 billion or 1.6% of GDP. 

This morning on Breakfast spoke to Neal Ibbotson of Saint Clair Estate Wine about their international haul of gold medal awards, and future challenges in the industry.

Francesca Rudkin is Breakfast's film and music review. This morning she gave her verdict on the film "A Perfect Catch."

Breakfast spoke to Vicki Culling - a lecturer in social work at the Pacific School of Health, Education and Research, at the Whitireia Community Polytechnic in Porirua. Vicki is a recipient of a Vodafone New Zealand Foundation World of Difference award. The award allows the recipient to work for their favourite cause for a year, with their salaries and expenses paid for. Vicki Culling will work for voluntary group SANDS New Zealand (Stillborn and Newborn Death Support) For more information contact: v.culling@paradise.net.nz

Breakfast spoke with David Russell from the Consumers Institute about hayfever treatments, and which ones work. 

Paul Henry spoke to former journalists Ric Oram and Louise Joyce about their decision to leave the Rat race in Auckland and head to Central Otago. They've written a book about their lifestyle change.

Breakfast spoke to psychologist John Aiken about his new book "U-Turn - How To Put You Back Into Your Relationships." The book is designed to help people who 'give themselves up in relationships' and has some hard-hitting advice: make your own needs a priority, then you will be able to enjoy life with your partner. Website: www.penguin.co.nz


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