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Wednesday 10 February

With the return to school last week, everyone's been talking about the Government's new National Standards that are being introduced this term. Here to shed some light on the rather controversial subject is Minister of Education Anne Tolley.
- For more information on the National Standards, go to the Ministry of Education information site.

Highly anticipated local reality series The Apprentice New Zealand premieres next week on TV2. New Zealand's answer to Donald Trump, Terry Serepisos joins the Good Morning team to give us the low down on what we can expect from the series.

All the way from the UK, debut director Eran Creevy and actor Riz Ahmed talk about the making of their new film set to hit NZ cinemas this week.  Shifty is a hard-hitting but ultimately hopeful film, and is in the running for some of the top awards in the industry despite having been made on a shoe-string budget. 
- Shifty opens on Thursday the 11th at the Academy Theatre in Auckland, and the Paramount in Wellington.

Police Ten-7 host Graham Bell joins us to discuss the new season of the show, starting this week on TV2.

Ben Lakomy from the Wellington SPCA is in to tell us how we can make this Valentine's Day a truly special one by supporting the SPCA's Second Chance At Love animal adoption campaign.

Could your tea-set be worth a fortune? Antiques expert Anthony Gallagher shows us ceramics from the late 19th century to the 1920s.

We catch up with Masterchef judge Ray McVinnie, who looks ahead to tonight's episode. Will a vegan handle a meaty ragout taste-test? Who'll shine in the salmon filleting competition? And who will make it to the final 12? Don't miss Ray's preview of Masterchef New Zealand
- Masterchef screens 7.30pm Wednesdays on ONE.

Adam Brown of First In reviews pocket-size digital camcorders and cameras. Find out what why you should take your video footage into the digital age with a range of pocket camcorders. Taking videos of your family and other adventures can be done quickly and easily in the digital age, and sharing videos couldn't be simpler through YouTube.

Astar is back in the Good Morning kitchen for 2010! Today she's showing us some quick and easy meals that won't burn a hole in your pocket. Tune in for her cleansing beetroot, carrot and celery salad, mini egg and ham pies, and sweet berry crumble.

Practical parenting advisor Kerryn Palmer is here to introduce you and your little ones to the magical world of magnets!

Why is ping pong suddenly a glamour sport? We get top tips for sharp play with veteran player Ron Menchi from Petone's Empire Table Tennis Club.

The girls from cityfitness Kapiti are in with another of their Group Kick classes. Today they're focussing on toning up those legs!

And parenting panellists Metiria Turei, Darryl Gardiner and  Nadine Millar join Anne Tolley on the couch to have their say about the new National Standards scheme.