Wednesday December 22
MP John Tamihere has been cleared of allegations he avoided paying tax on a $195,000 payment from the Waipareira Trust. Alison Mau spoke to him about the investigation by Douglas White QC.
Paul Henry spoke to Wellington lawyer John Miller and Tauranga City Council Mayor Stuart Crosby about the issue of liquor bans. It follows a case in the Hawke's Bay where police withdrew a prosecution after the defence argued that a sample of the liquor was needed to prove the ban had been breached.
Green Party co-leader Rod Donald and leader of United Future Peter Dunne looked back over the year in politics on the Breakfast Programme this morning.
In our regional update Northland gets into the festive spirit and we catch up with Ros Martin from Advance Whangarei.
This morning Ali spoke to Norma Farnes Spike Milligan's former manager, mentor and trouble-shooter for thirty or more years about her book 'An Intimate Memoir.'
Paul Henry spoke to Nutritionist Jeni Pearce who compared
the fat content in popular Christmas food. Jeni provided some
practical tips on
how to eat healthily over the Christmas season, and avoid extra summer bulge.