Wednesday September 29
Two suspected Israeli spies, Eli Cara and Uri Kelman are expected to be released from prison today and to be returned to Israel but Helen Clark is still demanding an apology from the Israeli government over the men's actions. Associate Professor Robert Patman from Otago University and Professor Dov Bing from Waikato University discuss the state of the NZ/Israeli relationship.
spoke to Pacific Correspondent Ewart Barnsley from Pitcairn Island regarding the commencement of the sex-offences trial on the Island.
An offensive letter sent to some Muslims in the Wellington region purporting to be from the Jewish community has seen the Jewish and Muslim communities unite to denounce the actions of the letter writer. Ashrof Farouk from Wellington's International Muslim Association, David Zwartz the president of the NZ Jewish Council and Ethnic Affairs Minister discuss the issue.
Breakfast crossed live to a spirited performance by the Irish Guards.
Napier police are hoping to hear from a man who tried to contact Hawke's Bay Constable Craig Skeet the day farmer Jack Nicholas was murdered. Detective Inspector Godfrey Watson of the Napier police explains why police have set aside phone in times when the person can contact Constable Skeet in the hope that they might come forward. Constable Skeet will be available on 06 836 6009 from 7am-8am and 5pm-6pm from today until Friday.
In our weekly regional update Ros Martin joins us from Whangarei to tell us about what's been happening up north including the opening of the Karikari Estate Vineyard last week, a significant new milestone in the development of wine and tourism industries in Northland.
Fresh from Australian Idol Paulini chatted to Ali and performed a number on Breakfast this morning.
Catherine Bell Booth is the owner of Epicurean workshop and has just published a magazine called Dish - which focuses on fresh recepies. This morning Ali spoke to Catherine about her approach to food, and discovered some tips on spring cooking.