Wednesday March 8
Chris Carter is the Minister for Conservation. He appeared on the programme to give his reasons why he would not give his consent for a marina to be built in Whangamata's harbour.
Simon Friar is a member of the Whangamata Marina Society, group of boatowners who want to see the marina go ahead.
Rachael Le Mesurier is the Executive Director of the New Zealand Aids Foundation. She and Kay Gregory discussed the figures released yesterday by Otago University that show that the number of new HIV infections reached a record number last year - 183. www.nzaf.org.nz
This morning on the Breakfast Programme media commentators Wayne Hope and Irene Gardiner discussed the sale of 'Trade Me' to Fairfax and the line up of Oscar winning movies.
Pacific Correspondent Barbara Dreaver spoke to Kay Gregory about a land scam in Fiji. A mysterious company is offering to set up a US$3.5 billion dollar bank for indigenous fijians and another US$3 billion to develop their resources.
This morning Breakfast reflected on International Women's Day by speaking to two participants in an international conference on Women in Technology. Slingshot Director, Annette Presley and Estee Lauder CEO Marie-Ann Billings are panellists in a conference to address concerns over the under-representation of women in IT.
This morning on Breakfast Kay Gregory spoke to actors Mark Hadlow and Ben Barrington in the stage production 'The Complete History of New Zealand (Abridged)'. The production runs at the Herald Theatre, Aotea Centre in Auckland until March 18.
Breakfast talked to veteran marathon runner Alison Roe who is organising Run to Heal charity runs around the country. She also turns 50 this year and celebrates the 25th anniversary of her win in the Boston marathon.