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Wednesday August 16

Breakfast crossed live throughout the morning to Turangawaewae Marae, Ngaruawahia for coverage of the death of Maori Queen Te Arikinui Dame Te Atairangikaahu.  Beginning our coverage this morning Maori Affairs Correspondent Tini Molyneux spoke to Kay Gregory about the events surrounding her death, funeral and succession plans.

Paul Henry spoke to Maori Party Co-leader Pita Sharples about the legacy Dame Te Ata leaves behind for Maoridom.

Breakfast crossed live to One News Correspondent Melissa Stokes in Jerusalem for an update on the story of New Zealand Cameraman Olaf Wiig kidnapped in Gaza.

Kay Gregory spoke to Labour Mp and niece of Dame Te Ata, Nanaia Mahuta, about the family's plans to farewell their beloved mother and grandmother.

Prime Minister Helen Clark paid tribute to the late Maori Queen.

A major fundraiser gets underway this week "Preventing Violence in the Home"  This morning Kay Gregory spoke to Lynley Kirk-Smith about "Get Organised", an event aimed at getting an entire city to de-clutter their homes, offices and businesses in support of a massive garage sale.

Breakfast spoke to Magazine Editor Jeremy Hansen and Home of the Year Award winning architect Jeremy Hansen about the future of house design in New Zealand.

Breakfast spoke to Aroha Tercel, co-author of the recently published book "Ranger". The book describes the history of the legendary yacht Ranger which dominated the A-class competition from her launch in 1938 until finally outclassed by the technological advances of the 1960s.