Wednesday April 20
Breakfast crossed live to our correspondent in Rome, Diana Dorahy to find out whether the conclave had many any progress in electing a successor to Pope John Paul II after the second day of voting.
Relations between China and Japan have deteriorated following a row over a newly introduced Japanese school textbook which has been criticised for glossing over Japan's wartime atrocities. The row has sparked violent protests in China. Breakfast spoke to Yongjin Zhang, the Head of Auckland University's School of Asian studies and Chigusa Kimura-Steven, a senior lecturer at Canterbury University.
Our weekly media segment this morning looked at the Sunday newspaper market and if it is living up to expectations and promises. Our commentators this week were Irene Gardiner and Wayne Hope.
In our mayoral discussion Breakfast spoke to Whangarei Mayor Pamela Peters and New Plymouth Mayor Peter Tennent.
Breakfast got the low down on whats hot in Gardening this year from Ground Rules Lynda Hallinan. Lynda has just returned from the Melbourne flower show.
And finally - Breakfast spoke to dance choreographer Lisa Densem about her new production No Such Place. Lisa Densem is a New Zealand dancer and choreographer who's returned home after six years working with German dance company Sasha Waltz and Guests. For information about Lisa's newest performance No Such Place see ticketek.