Breakfast speaks with Deborah Morris-Travers a spokesperson for Every Child Counts - a coalition of non-government agencies that includes Barnardos, Unicef, Plunket and Save the Children. It has commissioned a report that found child abuse and neglect in New Zealand costs the country about $2 billion a year.
A new report on the ageing population warns there will be widespread poverty in the next 30 to 40 years if income, housing and health policies are not readdressed. Breakfast talks to researcher Charles Waldegrave from the Family Centre Social Policy Research Unit.
PM John Key
Prime Minister John Key in the studio to discuss the issues of the week.
Breakfast investigates just how bad the Wellington train system is. KiwiRail's Ross Hayward fronts up about the problem.
Breakfast talks with anti-poverty campaigner Hugh Evans and gets an update on his 'Global Poverty Project'.
Breakfast's resident doctor was in to talk about a very real problem - itchy bits down yonder.
Travel - World Expeditions
Breakfast speaks to World Expeditions CEO Sue Bagyari about 'off the beaten track' travel.