Wednesday March 5
A United Nations human rights investigator who visited New Zealand late last year has released a report recommending changes to the Foreshore and Seabed Act. Paul Henry spoke to Maori Party Co-Leader Pita Sharples and Shane Jones, the Chair of Labour's Maori caucus about this.
Jim Doyle Executive Director of ITP NZ (Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics of NZ) gives his opinion on Tertiary Education Minister Michael Cullen's announcement on new funding arrangements for the tertiary sector.
Breakfast crossed live to Rochelle Gillespie in Hamilton for the start of Balloons over Waikato.
This morning on the Breakfast Programme media commentators Wendyl Nissen and Jim Tully discussed the appointment of TVNZ's New CEO Rick Ellis.
Pacific Correspondent Barbara Dreaver spoke to Kay Gregory about criticism of the Cook Islands Government for its plan to offer up doctors degrees throguh a medical school set up by a convicted American fraudster.
Breakfast had a look at an exhibition to pay tribute to former President of the Ponsonby Business Association.
Paul Henry spoke to John Greeley, US cheese connoisseur and Master of Judges in the Cuisine Champions of Cheese Awards being announced tonight.
Breakfast had the story of a return to the moustache in the United States and a look at some of New Zealand's most famous moustaches.