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(generated from captions) This program is captioned live. This morning - ceasefire declared. an immediate halt Libya's government announces to all military operations of a no-fly zone. following the UN's approval Plus a race against time. Japan battles to stabilise nuclear power plant. the crippled Fukushima And awaiting the prince - for a royal visit. Queensland prepares Then, let's get ready to rumble. in wrestling. We meet the world's strongest man It's Saturday 19 March 2011. live from Brekky Central. This is Weekend Sunrise and Samantha Armytage. Here's Andrew O'Keefe Hello. Thanks for joining us. one step at a time. Also today - saving the world with a whole lot of soul. The Aussie charity

Wouldn't your wife go mad, if you

had all those runners on the front

For a good cause. That's how they lawn.

wash them in a cement mixer wash them in a cement

It makes the shoes very heavy,

having all that cement in the bottom

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In Griffith. Plus. ... you won't forget. The onscreen weddings Good morning, Jess. the latest news from Jessica Rowe. But let's begin with

Good morning. an immediate ceasefire Libya's government has declared following the UN's approval against rebel forces of a no-fly zone over the country. and the United States The United Kingdom, France strikes against Gaddafi's regime are preparing to launch military if the violence continues. US President Barack Obama says must stop. all attacks against civilians These terms are not negotiable. to negotiation. These terms are not subject with the resolution, If Gaddafi does not comply will impose consequences. the international community through military action. The resolution will be enforced Anti-government protesters in Libya the international intervention. have celebrated Fukushima power plant is deepening Japan's nuclear crisis at the the disaster's severity rating with authorities upgrading from level four to five. Extra firefighters have been sent in the growing emergency. to try to contain

A ceremony before they join the

front line. It is now dpoun to these

firefighters to take their place in

the nuclear danger zone at

Fukushima. This is a perilous

aassignment the fire Keeffe tells

his crews. The lives of many people

rest on your action.

The hope, the prayers are that the

many tonnes of water they are

spraying on to the nuclear complex

will stop the fuel overheading and

spewing dangerous radiation but even

as they work, the alert level was

raised from 4 to 5, that's now 2

levels below the Chernobyl Chernobyl

disaster of 1996. A new power plant

is being laid, if the system still

work, that is. But even in this race

against time, the Japanese people

stopped to remember. Amid the ruin,

a minute's silence one week on. The

Japanese Prime Minister Kan Kan

addressed his people. He denied the

authorities had been with holding

any information. With tears in his

eye, Japan he said would find its feet again. in north Queensland this morning Prince William arrives

of his whirlwind trip. for the Australian-leg following the prince's visit. Reporter Talitha Cummins has been

Prince William willify out of

Wellington this morning and into

Townsville where he kicks off his 3

day tour royal tour of Australia. He

will pay a visit to flood and

cyclone vis victims in Cardwell and

Tully. And be treated to a sausage

sizzle. He will then penned an our

or so with the Royal Flying Doctor

Service in Cairns. The Cairns locals

will have a chance to see the Prince

tonight which he meets with

community members and volunteers

The Esplanade. Many people here community members and volunteers on

spoke of the positive impact the

Prince's visit has had on the

country. I am sure he will bring the

same goodwill to Australia, Jess. same goodwill to Australia, Jess.. in hospital A 4-year-old Melbourne boy has died late yesterday. after being hit by a car the boy was with his family Police say the road at Kensington when he ran onto by an oncoming car. and was knocked down

immediately came to the boy's aid. The driver and other witnesses Hospital in a critical condition He was taken to the Royal Children's but died early this morning. Briefly, a Sydney man is in hospital last night. after being hit by a taxi was crossing the road at Ultimo The 20-year-old pedestrian at around midnight when he was knocked down. into the first. A second taxi then slammed Marcus Einfeld Former Federal Court judge from a Sydney jail today. is expected to walk free of a 3-year sentence for perjury The 72-year-old has served two years of justice. and perverting the course to try to avoid a $77 speeding fine. Einfeld was found guilty of lying his car had been driven by a woman. He contested the ticket, claiming the woman had died years earlier. It was later revealed In finance news: here's Mark Beretta. And now with sport,

You are refereeing up, is that what

you are doing or that?

Yes. I have never heard of it

described like that, voom vooming,

look, this is such a major event

the Australian calendar. More in look, this is such a major event on

just a select. their horrendous start The Penrith Panthers have overcome to the 2011 NRL season, at Parramatta Stadium. mauling the Eels

of the blocks early The visitors jumped out David Simmons and Lachlan Coote with first half tries to after the break before continuing their domination got white line fever. when Michael Gordon through Matthew Keating Parramatta managed one to play catch up, but it was too late the Panthers winning 20-6. tonight We knew what we had to get done here the boys did that. and really proud of the way themsleves And the Broncos have redeemed to the North Queensland Cowboys after last week's loss over the Canberra Raiders. with a stunning 20-4 win Canterbury prop Ryan Tandy's refusal Still on league and former over THAT betting scandal to answer a question almost $300,000 in lost earnings is believed to have cost him tore up his contract yesterday. after the Bulldogs Tandy faces court again next month charged with providing false evidence to police. If convicted he faces up to five years behind bars. In Super Rugby, the Queensland Reds have broken the shackles, smashing the Melbourne Rebels with a magical 53-3 victory at Suncorp Stadium. The visitors were the first to get on the board but their lead didn't last long when the Reds found rhythm, recording their biggest win in 16 seasons of the competition. We've been struggling to score points of late, especially tries so to be able to score that many points and that many tries is very satisfying. Chairman of selectors Andrew Hilditch has called on Shaun Tait

to lift his game if Australia is to have any chance of beating Pakistan in tonight's World Cup clash. While Tait leads our wicket takers, Hilditch says he's prone to wayward spells. Overnight, Sri Lanka crushed New Zealand by 112 runs to finish their group A campaign. And 3-time Clipsal 500 hero Jamie Whincup

will be looking to maintain the rage in Adelaide today after producing a blistering final practice lap to top the time sheets. The Team Vodafone driver is looking to chalk up his fourth victory in five years after losing the V8 Supercars title to James Courtney last season. Garth Tander split Whincup and team-mate, Craig Lowndes while defending champ James Courtenay is languishing in 19th spot.

Guys, it is the calm before the

storm at the moment. It will be a

huge day. So far, 108,000 fans have

been here in 2 days. We will expect

to get around 300,000 over the

weekend. It is absolutely huge. We

have had the first two rounds in Abu

Dhabi but for the drivers, this is

where it starts for the year, a

great spot to start it

I think the organisers missed out on

a golden opportunity, to get Jess to

do a celebrity demonstration rap in

her old 1978 Bedford bus that she

seems to be driving.

What is the sound effects for the

promo. I spend too much time with my

children doing this

Maybe we should get you to work on

the telecast to add that sound as

the cars come around the corner.

Can you imagine the fortune we will

save in audio if we have just Jess

doing all the sound effects.

I am one of those nanna drivers.

People are tooting me, going hurry up.

Do you wear a hat when you are driving.

Gloves sometimes.

That's very good. Also, I want to

give a shout out to the panthers,

last night they dedicated their

round to white ribbon so their game

against Parramatta was a white

ribbon game. Petro and Luke Davis

and people are white ribbon

ambassadors, raising a bit of money

for white ribbon and spreading the

mess Ange. Well done panthers.

He is a petrol 70 cents a litre,

that's how I remember him. Petrol 70

cents a litre and it has stuck.

He would be the cheapest footy

player on contract.

Talk to you soon, Beretts. Time for weather now with James Tobin. James, good morning.

Blare witch projecting. Where are you?

Beretts may be at the concrete

jungle but I am in the hot humid

Jung also of Victoria. Somewhere

between the almost uninhandball

interestable jungle of Toorak and

the swamp infested jungle of

Brighton. I am on the search for

some animals that many have believed

extinction for almost 65 million

years but I have heard otherwise I

ee heard somewhere in this jungle,

exists, creatures that many people

have been fascinated with for years

but never actually seen with their

own eyes. I think I've found one.

Jess, is that you making that noise. Jess, is that you making that Noise?

This is one of those creatures, look

at that skin, those eye, those

teeth. Open your mouth now. Yes.

Just on Koubek he did it.

If that thing was wearing an Akubra,

I would swear it was Molly

I would swear it was Molly meld um.

Let's have a look at the forecast

and I will explain exactly where I am in just a minute. Weekend Sunrise weather - brought to you by Crimsafe security screens and doors. If it's not Crimsafe, it's not crim safe. On the regional fly-around - a shower or two in Cairns. 30 in Townsville. Thunderstorms for Mount Isa. Rain for Brisbane. In New South Wales - showers in Coffs Harbour. Partly cloudy in Orange. A wet day ahead for Sydney. Fine in Canberra with the chance of an afternoon shower. Partly cloudy in Albury. Fine for Mildura today. A top of 25 degrees in Bendigo. Mostly sunny in Melbourne. Few showers for Launceston. 18 in Hobart. Sunny in Adelaide. 24 in Mount Gambier. Top of 34 for Alice Springs. Thunderstorms in Darwin. And in WA - a few showers for Kalgoorlie. Partly cloudy for Perth. A maximum of 36 for Karratha.

Isn't he a spectacular being? What

is that sound? Did you just did oh

what, you are not supposed to turn

to me when I it must be a gassaurus,

in fact, it is a gassaurus. This is

a dinosaur that lived 170 to 160

million years ago. This is dinosaurs

alive down in Docklands in

Melbourne. They have been created in

Japan and - these structures that

are made up of thousands of

kilometres of piping underneath

there. And they have got censors and

everything. Kids love it. I have

always been fascinated by dinosaurs,

I love them. So you can come down and experience these for yourself

and learn a little bit about the

dinosaur period. The reason it's

called gassaurus. It was found in

China. It was found by some people

who worked for a petroleum company.

It was named in their honour, like

gasolene lizard. That's a true story

for this one.

I reckon that's as close as we would

get to a real dinosaur.

It looks realistic.

I would be terrified if I was a child.

Is that the actual size?

I think it is. - I think it is the

actual size I think they are actual

size. I will show you some more throughout the morning but they are all actual size.

Very good. It's like the Flintstones

family pet.

Got to leave you there. We

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You can, with Oral-B rechargeable brushes. Dentist-inspired cupping action surrounds each tooth to remove up to twice as much plaque as a regular manual brush. The power of a 'dentist clean' feeling every day or your money back. Libya's government has declared an immediate ceasefire against rebel forces.

The move came just hours after the UN authorised a no-fly zone over the country. But is the move sincere? Foreign affairs editor Keith Suter joins us now. Good morning, Keith.

Now President Obama has just announced the US will not deploy ground troops into Libya. Just what will this ceasefire mean?

Well, what

Well, what it means is that the

President's speech is to re assure

Arabs and Americans that this is not

a rerun of reark, 2003. We are going to avoid that. What we have seen

though in the last few hours in

though in the last few hours in the United Nations security council has

been the adoption of very extensive

resolution, not opposed by rush a or

China which is interesting, so it's

a resolution saying there is to be

a resolution saying there is to be a no-fly zone but with all appropriate

measures. So that if Colonel Gaddafi

had continued with his threat which

was to have a bloodbath in Benghazi

tomorrow, that's how quickly his

troops were moving east, the

troops were moving east,

troops were moving east, the security council said you can't do

that. If you start using tanksing we

will bomb those tanks. So, it is the

show of force by the international

community which is now forced this

back down by Colonel Gaddafi.

The Americans on behalf of the world

are saying to Gaddafi, you are not

going to bomb your own people any

more. But really this is about

getting Gaddafi out of there, isn't it?

That's part of the problem, because

the resolution is actually only

talking about a

talking about a ceasefire zone, it's

to stop the massacre that was

happening in the next few days.

Gaddafi was being pushed back. He

has now counter attacked and moving

back into the eastern side of the

country, a bloodbath what's merging.

Now the security council has said

you can't do that. You are right.

Long term issue we could end up with

a earn half of the country

controlled by the webls and the

western half, containing Colonel

Gaddafi and so we would actually

have a recipe then for a civil war.

So the UN Security Council

resolution is welcomed but we still

have the long term issue.

We know Gaddafi is a master of

propaganda and quite delusional. How

is he going to respond to this this?

He has obviously backed down which

is very different from where he was

a couple days ago. How long he will

remain like this. He is a very stlud

operator. He may be mad but he is not stupid.

Good way to end it I think. Thank

you Keith for coming in. Great to talk.

Thank you. Nuclear instability in Japan is continuing to cause alarm. Efforts are being made to restore power to one of Japan's crippled reactors with fears of a meltdown and further radiation leaks. Seven News reporter Nick McCallum is in Tokyo. He joins us live. Good morning, Nick. Just how serious is the situation at the power plant now?

Well, Andrew, there is an

international nuclear incident

rating system, 7 is the top,

Chernobyl hit 7. Overnight, the

Japanese raised the situation at

Fukushima from 4 to 5. Now,

technically that means this is an incident with "

incident with "major consequences"

which is kind of stating the

bleeding obvious but it is a

concession by the Japanese.

concession by the Japanese. You would have seen yesterday those fire

trucks and water canon pouring water

on to the reactors now, they are

amazing bits of machinery. 30 tonnes

of water a minute they are pouring

on to the reactors and the Japanese

are cabinet secretary said last

night their efforts yesterday were "

night their efforts yesterday were

"somewhat effective" so progress is

being made. That's a good sign.

We hear that there is a frantic

effort underway to lay new

electrical cable into the plant to

get the cooling system operating

again, the system that was knocked

out by the tsunami. Have you heard

any progress on that effort?

Yes, Andrew, they have actually laid

the cable. They haven't actually

activated it as yet. They are also

trying to get diesel generators in

as well to the various reactors

because that will help electricity.

Of course, that was the reason we

have got this crisis in the first

place. On Friday, last Friday, the

tsunami and the earthquake cut off

electricity to a number of the

reactors and ruined the cooling

system. That's led to this

system. That's led to this disaster in the first place.

Britain and the US have chartered

planes for their Nat toss get out,

not just of the immediate areas,

what is your government doing.

what is your government doing. How is it responding to help Aussies in Japan?

Well, is telling them to get out but

at this stage, it's stopping short

of actually organising an air lift.

There are more than 4,000 registered

Australians in Japan. Realistically,

there are probably more than that.

At this stage the government is say,

get out, the government's language

changed yesterday dramatically, they

said the situation at Fukushima was

unstable and it also said it was

increasingly unclear how things will

ee involve. That's a real upgrade of

the language. Previously they had

been quite subtle. At this stage, no

air lifts. They are offering loans

to Australians who can't afford the

air fares to get out of Japan

they are many also Australians who air fares to get out of Japan and

are caught in the tsunami area that

can't get out of there because they

can't get petrol to drive out,

certainly trains aren't running.

they are appealing for government certainly trains aren't running. So

help. So far on deaf ears.

Alright, Nicky hope you put your

application in for some of those

loans, there have been a few budget

gone. cuts around here while you have been

That's great to know, thank you.

with you later. Thank you, Nick we will catch up

until the royal wedding It's a little over five weeks of planning to do. and there's still plenty has taken time out But Prince William in New Zealand and Australia. to tour disaster-affected regions the 'Red Zone' in Christchurch. His Royal Highness visited to the families He also paid his respects who lost loved ones in the Pike River mining disaster. At last the prince will touch down in Queensland today. Nuala Hafner is hot on his heels. And Sunrise correspondent Good morning.

Your at Townsville Raph base. Is

what time? that where he is going to arrive and

Yes, it's very early on a Saturday.

I am all dressed up with heels

alternate a Raph base. It can only

mean one thims that Prince William

is coming. He should have left

Wellington about 20 minutes ago. He

is due here at 11 am local time. The

weather has been very wet. As

would have seen there was flooding weather has been very wet. As you

here last week, last couple of days,

we are hoping that it stays nice for

the Prince in his very brief but jam

packed visit here. What is his agenda

He will get into a Black Hawk

helicopter as soon as he arrives

after he has been officially

welcomed. Then he will head to the

areas worst hit by Cyclone Yasi.

Cardwell, first up about 1,000

people will come out and have a

royal sausage sizzle with the

Prince. The last time they had a

royal there was 150 years ago when

Lord Cardwell came and named the

place. That will be nice for the

people there on to Tully and

to meet with people in the royal people there on to Tully and Cairns

flying doctors service. I think he

will have a real personal ninth what

is happening there. Tomorrow, into

the south-east areas of Queensland,

so badly hit by those floods and

into Victoria on Monday.

I know you can't see it but I love

our graphics here with the little

heads of Prince William on the towns

sweet. that he is visiting. It's very

It's like the Prince William ranger.

Speaking of Prince William's head.

You have been quite close to him

since he arrived in New Zealand. And

no doubt you will continue to be in

Queensland. What is he like up

close?

He is very charming. He has a marked

scar across his forehead which you

don't see in picture. It's from a

golfing accident. It's not even

working as a search and rescue

pilot. He got hit by a golf club. He

does have that quality. It's the -

he is the people's Prince and I feel

very privileged actually to be able

to see that effect in New Zealand in

the last couple of days. People are

like, what are you doing here, you

are getting married. Kate had

everything completely under control

so it's good to see that royals are

just the same as us. The brides do

all the work. Even in the most

cynical people, who said what can he

do? You know, like we don't even

like the royals any more, even the

most hardened rescue workers who

have had horrendous times, I have

seen the effect of Prince William

when they meet him for those 2

minutes. He really does lift their

spirits. He has a tremendous

compassion, losing his mum, being in

such a high profile position for so

long, he has a beautiful energy. That's really good to know.

He clauses his eyes when he nose kisses the Chiefs.

He is really taking to all of this

public engagements. He is a cool

customer and he seems like a genuine

guy. Great to catch, enjoy

Townsville Raph there, I am sure you

will get plenty of attention.

I am surprised there isn't a riot

the tarmac. going on with Nuala in the middle of

Nuala hot stuff Hafner standing in

the middle of the tarmac there.

your colleagues. Turn It Up much How do embarrass

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an insurance premium for them? So how would you come up with rather than make assumptions At Youi, about how you use, or don't use, your car, we ask you, so we can tailor-make your premium. and it could save you lots. It's smarter Good morning. Atomic Energy Agency says The International it's a race against the clock nuclear power plant. to cool Japan's crippled Fukushima raised from category 4 to 5, The official threat level has been Three Mile Island disaster in 1979. putting it at the same level as the More firefighters have been deployed the growing emergency. to help contain the plant's overheated reactors They're continuing to douse with sea water. try to restore the cooling systems. A new power line is being laid to who remain unaccounted for in Japan The number of Australians stands at 10 this morning. to leave the country Many Australians are choosing and a growing humanitarian disaster. amid concerns of radiation to loan people money The government has promised for emergency flights home. of Foreign Affairs and Trade Furthermore, the Department will be providing consular loans to any traveller in financial difficulties so they can leave Japan. Australians are being warned not to travel to Tokyo and anyone within 80 kilometres of the Fukushima plant should move. The official number of those killed or missing has reached over 17,000. Western forces are preparing to launch military action against Libya's government if Colonel Gaddafi continues violent attacks against civilians.

Gaddafi's regime has declared a ceasefire following the UN's approval of a no-fly zone but many foreign leaders lack confidence the ceasefire will hold. Colonel Gaddafi's refusal to hear the repeated calls up until now to halt violence against his own people has left us with no other choice but to pursue this course of action. We can't stand back and let a dictator whose people have rejected him kill his people indiscriminately. The Federal Government says Australia won't be providing military support in Libya. More Federal Police have arrived on Christmas Island to help contain violence at the detention centre. Tensions remain high after clashes on Thursday night in which up to 250 detainees went on a rampage. The government has warned detainees

violence won't fast-track their applications for asylum and instead could see them refused. It comes as a 32-year-old former detainee lodges civil action in the Victorian Supreme Court against the Federal Government. He's seeking damages for pain and suffering after being locked up for more than four years. Broadcaster Alan Jones says he was 'probably wrong' to criticise the Prime Minister last month for being late to an interview. He's told Fairfax newspapers he regrets berating Julia Gillard live on air for being late. 7:10. It's 7:10, isn't it? Well, I'm sorry about that, Alan, but I've been delayed on another interview. Surely courtesy has to be part of the way in which the public are treated. Alan Jones says

he tried to email the PM a personal apology after the interview but he had an old email address. And now with sport, here's Mark Beretta.

I know you want to be here. It is

fantastic this weekend. Really we

started the season in Abu Dhabi,

started the season in Abu Dhabi, but to be here in Clipsal in Adelaide,

this is the beginning of the season

here. It's a fantastic event. The Brisbane Broncos have claimed their first points in the 2011 NRL season with a dominating 20-4 win over the Raiders in Canberra. Josh Hoffman was the first to put points on the board for the visitors but it was Jharal Yow Yeh who lit up the nation's capital.

COMMENTATOR: Yow Yeh, great skill. Jharal Yow Yeh has produced a stupendous play for Brisbane! In Sydney, the Penrith Panthers claimed their first scalp of the season, trouncing the Parramatta Eels 20-6. The Queensland Reds have re-discovered their mojo, thrashing the understrength Melbourne Rebels 53-3 in Brisbane overnight. The Rebels opened the scoring with a Danny Cipriani penalty before the Reds ran in seven unanswered tries. The win is Queensland's biggest in history, surpassing their 36-point win over the Crusaders back in '96. Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting has called on his team to stand up and make their mark on the World Cup tournament ahead of their game against Pakistan tonight. They're a dangerous side. I think they proved that last time they've played Sri Lanka here in this venue how good a side they can be. So we need to be right on top of our game here if we want to win. While they've already qualified for the quarterfinals, tonight's result will determine their Group A finishing order. And the Clipsal 500 gets under way in Adelaide today.

The drivers are predicting chaos on the track with rain forecast throughout the day for the first time in 10 years. Jamie Whincup clocked the quickest practice time yesterday,

showing he'll be the man to beat on the famous street circuit.

He was fastest but the man who was

second fastest was Mark

Winterbottom, what is it about this

place that really ex sites the drivers?

It's a incredible track. It's an

incredible event. We have got

280,000 plus people here for the

weekend. It's a track with consequences consequences so you can be very,

very - look very, very good or look

very bad if you get it wrong. We

love tracks that you have to challenge yourself.

You recently became a dad for the

first time. So grants. Obviously

that is working well for your

driving. You were very quick.

I was wondering about being a dad,

if I was slowing down. He is watch if I was slowing down. He is

watching at home with the TV on. I

don't know if he can respond yet at

2 weeks but if you can, I am

2 weeks but if you can, I am waving to you little boy. It was a great

day yesterday. Today should be better

Have a great day. All the best.

Good morning James Tobin.

G'day to Frosty, the first cross of

the morning, I always think of the

Matty peak cross. People with little

babies always up for

o'clock, Crosby 7.

babies always up for the seven o'clock, Crosby 7.30, generally they

are now feeding the baby or

whatever. If Oliver is watch, don't

be scared. I'm at dinosaurs alive.

Andrew and Sam, what do you think

this guy is called?

Do you think he saw us?

Do you he think he saw us? I

I thought it was a front owesaurus.

I got most of my dinosaur

information from the Flintstones and

from Go Go Stop. I am going to set a

certain tail straight right now.

That's nice and straight. - no,

We are corny on this show.

In the plint r Flintstones, they

always call this a Brottosaurus.

It's not let's have a look at the forecast. Weekend Sunrise weather - brought to you by Crimsafe security screens and doors.

If it's not Crimsafe, it's not crim safe. A trough in the east is triggering showers and storms over south-east Queensland and northeast NSW. Moisture is being drawn across South Australia from a low centred over the interior, generating areas of heavy rain and storms. The monsoon trough over the far north is causing thundery showers. Let's take a look at the capital cities and Brisbane will remain wet with showers sticking around until at least Wednesday and temperatures in the high 20s. Sydney can also expect a wet couple of days with rain clearing on Monday But returning Tuesday... Temperatures will remain in the mid-20s. to stick around Showers are also expected Wednesday in Canberra.. until at least on Monday, but rain is expected to arrive of the week. and stick around for the rest fine and sunny today and tomorrow. And in Hobart, With rain due to arrive Monday. with a top of 26 today. In Adelaide, fine and sunny Monday, before clearing on Tuesday. Rain periods expected tomorrow and in Perth Hot, humid and partly cloudy in the coming days. with conditions expected to persist And in Darwin, with temperatures in the low 30s. showers and thunderstorms expected, ,

There is no such thing as a

brontosaurus. A scientist found what

she thought was a new dinosaur, she

naichlds a brontosaurus bone. Watch out?

You almost became an Oportosaurus.

I will see new half an hour

What did pre-historic Cowboys used

to drive.

to drive., oh, I've got asaurus. I

just made that up. EU think will

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# . # These boots are made for walking

an old pair of sneakers They may look like but these shoes can change lives. coming to drop off some shoes. We have one of our neighbours Yes, please, that would be lovely. Thank you very much. Sydneysiders Viv Kartsounis and Nick Drayton of Shoes for Planet Earth. are the founders It's a not-for-profit organisation formed by people who love to run. Volunteers help Viv and Nick collect used runners which are then distributed to people throughout Australia and around the world. It's a hands-on approach. I saw a green one just now. Ah, there we go.

The shoes are sorted into pairs... OK, son, load it up. You want them all in? Yes, please. We can get 20 pairs. Cleaned by hand or in a cement mixer,

and then boxed up and shipped out. These are ideal for sending overseas. They are light. Kids in Africa could do with those. A lot more of these would be great, wouldn't they?

It's a charity with a whole lot of 'sole'. And the founders of Shoes for Planet Earth, Viv Kartsounis and Nick Drayton join us in the studio. Good morning. Viv, let's start with you. What inspired you to start this charity?

Well, Nick and I are very keen

runners. We love to run. It's our

passion. So about 5 years a we

decided we wanted to give something

back to runging. So we started a

running group in our local area.

This wasn't enough. We wanted to

give a bit more, it just

give a bit more, it just so happened

we went to South Africa to run in a

marathon and it's an 89 kilometre

run. When you run through the hills,

you see very poor people. You see

all the poverty and a lot of people

without shoes. So this was kind of

the deciding factor that made us think, this is now is the time.

It's a practical way of reaching out

to your fellow humans.

This is actually your front lawn, isn't it? It is, yes.

You are burning shoes in front lawn there.

I hope your neighbours don't have a

waft of smell coming out of there.

How many shoes do you reckon you

have on the lawn at the moment.

have on the lawn at the moment.?

We have about 1,

We have about 1,700 pairs of shoes

at home and most of those need

washing. So it's a very big job.

Do other people come around

Do other people come around and help you with that?

Not the washing. That's your job

They leaf it to us.

We do have a couple of friends who

do chip in. Tony is very good at

washing shoes.

So once you've got the shoes washed,

packed, you know, boxed, you ship

them off to what sort of communities?

The homeless, poor, we have sent a

number much

In Australia as well as abroad.

We give to Matthew Talbot centre.

They are on their feet all day. We

send them around Australia to

sporting groups, street soccer which

is a homeless soccer program. Groups

contact us in Western Australia, we

do footy teams. The main thing is we

like to send shoes overseas, they

are really desperate and that's kind

of where the heart is and we send as

many as we can to southern Africa.

Nick, I

Nick, I our notes Khalifa bin Zayed

you help teenage girls in juvenile detention centres.

We got involved in a detention

centre for juvenile girlsment we go

there once a week on a voluntary

basis and put them through a

training program. And when we can,

we catch up with them after their

released and continue running with

them and trying to keep them

them and trying to keep them -

individually just

individually just to try and keep

them on the straight and narrow. Change their habits.

Well, I mean, it's a great thing as

far as rehabilitation goss, A,

exercise which is good for the brain

and B routine, yeah. Yeah. Fantastic.

How can people get involved in this

I just through a pair of runners out.

Can you imagine how that might have

lifted the spirits of someone in

juvenile detention to know they were wearing your shoes.

They may have not moved too far

forward. How do we get involved with

this? Next time I've got a pair of

runners, what do I do with them.

I might get some new ones anyway.

See the website. Contact us through

the website or our mobile phone

numbers are on the website. Beauty.

And one other project we have got

going at the moment is with the

girls when they come out of the

detention centre, we are hoping to

build some cabins, a couple of hours

out of Sydney so we can take them

there so they are safe and protected

and we can keep them busy exercise

programs, and once again, break the

habit of - a lot of the girls come

out, go back. So we

out, go back. So we are hope to go

thaing change that.

Wonderful people, nice to meet you

I don't know what the Tan

I don't know what the Tanzaneana

will think of that, they

traditionally run Bauer footed. Saturday's top showbiz news, Coming up - including Elin's new Tiger den. $12 million on a new pad. Tiger Woods's ex-wife spends Plus Charlie's got his 'sheen' back.

on his tour. The troubled actor rakes in the cash , Good morning. Tomm Taylor is our man in Hollywood.

Elin Nordegren, Tiger Wood's ex wife,

has splashed out on a new pad. What's it like?

Well, she has huge square footage,

she is close to the ocean in

she is close to the ocean in Florida

Florida, basically she got $

Florida, basically she got $110 million, she spent about $

million, she spent about $12 million

for the Newhouse, 17,000 square

feet. She has got 4,000 square feet

in a basement. Now, she is in

driving distance, not too far from a $ driving distance, not too far from a driving distance, not too far from

$50 million house that Tiger Woods

is living in. He has a is living in. He has a $

is living in. He has a 6,400 square is living in. He has a 6,

I foot personal gym.

I think she is being short changed. $ I think she is being short changed.

$110 million out of his $

$110 million out of his $1.

$110 million out of his $1.1 billion

isn't he worth. Short changed.

out, Mind you, she seems to be eking it

Mind you, she seems to be eking it

out,, she is quite good at making a

little go a long way.. little go a long way.

big bucks for his new comedy tour. Charlie Sheen is set to rake in the Just how much, Tomm?

He is going'On the Road'. He is

selling out shows per month as he takes to takes selling out shows per month as he

takes stage with an hour and 15

minute program where he delivers

comic lines and

comic lines and is a motivational

speaker. He should pull in about $ speaker. He should pull in about $7

million per month. He is getting 85%

of the take. They have hit over 20

US cities. They could be taking

Down Under. Charlie Sheen will be US cities. They could be taking it

charging for VIP show casing, photo

opportunities and of course opportunities and of course there

will be T shirts sold at the venues.

Charlie should be happy about this.

He did lose the pay cheque

And A Half Men', there are no He did lose the pay cheque for'Two

advertising costs because everybody

is finding out about the Charlie show through Twitter.

Indeed. I think Australia's owe Indeed. I think Australia's owe convenient

convenient Scott Dooley has been

invited to join him on tour.

That's all we have time for now. We

will catch up with you later.. will catch up with you later.

together. Next - news, sport and weather on the Seven Network. You're watching Weekend Sunrise We can go there over bridges SONG: # Hey! # Under bridges, over bridges Lucas. # And when we get wet... # # City high, city low, # Gotta, gotta, gotta, gotta go # City low, gotta, gotta go

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This morning - ceasefire declared. an immediate halt Libya's government announces to all military operations of a no-fly zone. following the UN's approval

Plus a race against time. Japan battles to stabilise nuclear power plant. the crippled Fukushima And awaiting the prince - for a royal visit. Queensland prepares Then, let's get ready to rumble. in wrestling. We meet the world's strongest man

It's Saturday 19 March 2011. This is Weekend Sunrise. Live from Brekky Central and Samantha Armytage. here's Andrew O'Keefe

world's strongest man. Have you seen the size of the

Yes, I have. I didn't realise I

looked like a Jetstar flight

mean to attendant this morning. I didn't

It's fantastic. We are doing the

whole show for $

whole show for $99 today.

One way. It's all downhill.

That's not just today, that's the

whole history of Weekend Sunrise.

It is eight o'clock,

It is eight o'clock,, it is news

time. Here is Jess. Good morning. if Libya's ceasefire will hold The world is watching to see military action after the UN-approved on his own people. to stop Gaddafi's air strikes and France The United States, United Kingdom against Colonel Gaddafi's forces have vowed to launch counter-strikes on civilians. if he doesn't end all attacks

Ample warning was given or be held

accountable. The Arab leak and

European Union joined us in calling accountable. The Arab leak and the

for an end to violence. Once again,

Gaddafi chose to ignore the will of

his people and the international community.. his people and the international community.

The US President has confirmed ground troops to Libya. America won't be sending have been deployed Extra firefighters to Japan's Fukushima power plant as the country's nuclear crisis intensifies. to dowse overheated reactors Emergency crews are continuing at the facility with seawater in the hopes of avoiding a meltdown. The severity rating has increased from a category 4 to a category 5. The head of the top nuclear agency says he thinks officials are doing everything they can to contain the disaster.

The accident, is not static event.

It is rather dynamic event. Under

control - a lot of things but if it

means that efforts are given up, means that efforts are given up, differently,

the case. differently definitely that is not

has increased from 4 to 5 The emergency's severity rating on an international scale of 1 to 7. in hospital this morning A 4-year-old Melbourne boy has died late yesterday. after being hit by a car the boy was with his family Police say

Kensington in Melbourne's north-west when he ran onto the road at by an oncoming car. and was knocked down came to the boy's aid The driver stopped and immediately as did witnesses to the crash. to the Royal Children's Hospital The boy was taken but died early this morning. in a critical condition, A Sydney man has been treated in hospital after being hit by a taxi last night. The 20-year-old was crossing the road at Ultimo at around midnight when he was knocked down. A second taxi then slammed into the first. Melbourne police say they expect to make more arrests over the shooting of a member of the Haddara family last year. A cousin of the victim was one of six people arrested in raids yesterday on homes in eight suburbs in Melbourne's west. The raids are connected to the attempted drive-by murder of Sam Haddara who was shot in the face last year. Investigators believe Haddara was accidentally shot by his cousin. The Haddara family has been in a long-running dispute with the rival Chaouk family. Prince William touches down in Far North Queensland this morning to visit victims of Cyclone Yasi and the state's devastating floods. The prince has wrapped up a 2-day visit to New Zealand where he took part in a memorial for those who died in the Christchurch earthquake. The second in line to the throne will visit Cardwell and Tully and meet members of the Royal Flying Doctors Service. He'll travel to the Lockyer Valley tomorrow to meet those affected by the floods

before heading to Victoria on Monday. And now with sport, here's Mark Beretta.

I can hear some engines refereeing

up behind you. I am getting excited.

I knew you would. It's that time of

day. All the crews are in here. Ev

ev is getting set for this race.

108,000 people, that's the crew

changes, the guns firing up behind

us. They have to checkerly in the

morning to make sure it's working. The Penrith Panthers have overcome their horrendous start to the 2011 NRL season,

mauling the Eels at Parramatta Stadium. The visitors jumped out of the blocks early with first half tries to David Simmons and Lachlan Coote before continuing their domination after the break when Michael Gordon got white line fever. Paramatta managed one through Matthew Keating but it was too late to play catch up, the Panthers winning 20-6. We knew what we had to get done here tonight and really proud of the way the boys did that. And the Broncos have redeemed themsleves

after last week's loss to the North Queensland Cowboys with a stunning 20-4 win over the Canberra Raiders. Still on league - and former Canterbury prop. Ryan Tandy's refusal to answer a question over THAT betting scandal is believed to have cost him almost $300,000 in lost earnings after the Bulldogs tore up his contract yesterday. Tandy faces court again next month charged with providing false evidence to police. If convicted, he faces up to five years behind bars. In Super Rugby, the Queensland Reds have broken the shackles, smashing the Melbourne Rebels with a magical 53-3 scoreline at Suncorp Stadium. The visitors were the first to get on the board but their lead didn't last long when the Reds found rhythm, recording their biggest win in 16 seasons of the competition. We've been struggling to score points of late, especially tries,

so to be able to score that many points and that many tries is very satisfying. And the Chiefs ended the Sharks unbeaten run

with a 15-9 victory in Hamilton. And 3-time Clipsal 500 winner Jamie Whincup will be looking to maintain the rage in Adelaide today after producing a blistering final practice lap to top the time sheets. But victory could be anyone's with the famous street track throwing up plenty of challenges. It's a track with consequences so you can be very, very... look very good or you can look very bad

if you get it wrong. So we love tracks that you can challenge yourself and this is one of the best in the country. The first 250km race gets under way this afternoon.

It is going to be a cracker. You see

the drivers race here at

the drivers race here at the end of

the day, the day starts early for you guys

We rolled in this morning about 6. We rolled in this morning about 6.30

I think it was. And just getting

ready. Early breakfast and meeting

with the engineers and some

appearances before jumping into the cars.

I know you love coming to Clipsal.

This is Holden heartland. You've got

a big support base here

Adelaide is very important to

Holden, out at Elizabeth, we have

the production plant out there for

Commodore which has been out there

for years, with the all new Holden

Cruz, it's an exciting time for

Holden, there is plenty of support.

So hopefully we will have the same

again this weekend.

It's great coming back here, knowing

you've got that sport and with the

last year's result under your belt

The Clipsal event is a fantastic

event in its own right. The

atmosphere that is up and down this

front straight, the grand front straight, the grandstands are

full, it's an amazing feeling, it's

a great won to

a great won to win. It's one of our

marquee events. We all know how big bath hurt bath marquee events. We all know how big marquee events. We all know how

Bathurst is, it's a very special place.

All the best of luck for today.

Guys, back to you

I love the sound effects in your

crosses at the moment. It sounds like I have

I have crewed those. Exactly when.

Every time we swear, we just can't

hear it, it's wonderful.

You get the atmosphere.

It sounds like some cruel and interesting punishment happening in

the background. Thank you, Beretts. Weather time now with James Tobin.

I feel a little bit silly. I thought

that dinosaurs alive meant real

dinosaurs that were alive. Because

when I was in Melbourne last

weekend, I love dinosaur, I have to

say, last weekend, I saw a girl with

a tichlt shirt, it said "

a tichlt shirt, it said "we're not

extinction, we are just hiding.

Great T shirt and I thought maybe,

maybe, we had discovered a live

dinosaurs, here in Docklands, you

can come down, you can see these

life sized dine slars. This is a

velociraptor, they move like they

are alive. It's a fantastic

exhibition. A great one for the kids.

exhibition. A great one for the kids. It's open until 8 May. If you

are in Melbourne, think about coming down to

down to Docklands. Oh, Andy, Andy,

get away. Don't go

get away. Don't go near there, get away.

No, There is one pair that won't be

going to shoes for planet earth.

This is not good.

Let's have a look at the forecast. Let's have a look at the forecast. Weekend Sunrise weather - brought to you by Crimsafe security screens and doors. If it's not Crimsafe, it's not crim safe. On the regional fly-around - a shower or two in Cairns. 30 in Townsville. Thunderstorms for Mount Isa. Rain for Brisbane. In New South Wales - showers in Coffs Harbour. Partly cloudy in Orange. A wet day ahead for Sydney. Fine in Canberra with the chance of an afternoon shower.

Partly cloudy in Albury. Fine for Mildura today. A top of 25 degrees in Bendigo. Mostly sunny in Melbourne.

18 in Hobart. Sunny in Adelaide. 24 in Mount Gambier. Top of 34 for Alice Springs. Thunderstorms in Darwin. And in WA - a few showers for Kalgoorlie. Partly cloudy for Perth. A maximum of 36 for Karratha.

.

We may be having a few audio issues

for the rest of the day. But, Sam, I

- I thought they weren't real

for the rest of the day. But, Sam, I - I thought they weren't real I

thought Dinosaurs Alive was just a

term for robotic dinosaurs.

I am worried aboutan due

If she could have read, we would

If she could have read, we would be

OK. Unfortunately, Andy didn't stay

in school so boys and girls, if you

are watching, stay in school

Or you could end up an audio engineer.

I was going to say, there's men

I was going to say, there's menity

more where he came from. It's alright.

I'm going to clean up and I will see

you back here in half an hour.

Hopefully with a Cam

Hopefully with a cameraman,

otherwise it will just be a phone interview.

We hope to see you. Thank you, JT

talk soon. The nuclear crisis at Japan's Fukushima power plant has worsened. Extra firefighters have been brought in with the official threat raised from a category 4 to a 5. Seven News reporter Nick McCaullum is in Tokyo. He joins us live. Good morning, Nick. How serious is a category 5 threat?

Well, technically, Sam, what it

means, is it's an incident with

major consequences. Now, of course,

that is stating the obvious but it's

a major concession by Japan that

they have a big crisis on their

hands. Now, yesterday, you would

have seen that amazing footage of

the water canon and the fire trucks,

pouring, spraying the water on to

the reactors. Now, told some of

those water canon can fire 30 tonnes

of water a minute. That's an amazing

statistic. Also, yesterday, they

worked very hard to try to reconnect

an electricity cable to one of the

reactors. That will help in the

cooling process. We are told that

connection has happened, the

electricity though hasn't started flowing.

Nick, the humanitarian crisis facing

Japan is beyond devastating. Is any

help getting through to those north

eastern areas where it seems to be

snowing constantly at the moment? Is

it getting through?

It's trickling through, Sam. I mean,

I can tell you it's very cold here

in Toyko. It's much worse in the

tsunami affected areas. There are

still - I mean, once again the

statistics are starg erring here.

There are 500,000 people who are

homeless up there. 100,000 of them,

sadly are children. We have just

heard a horrible story from one of

the refugees, a doctor has been

interviewed and he said 20 people

had actually died in the refuge

itself since the tsunami. Most of

them elderly most died from a lack

of food, the bitter cold and also

from ailments that no one knew they

had because they can't find their

existing doctors. It's just an appaling condition.

It is so, so awful. Nick,

It is so, so awful. Nick, the Australian Government is telling

Australians to get out if they don't

need to be in Japan. Kevin Rudd has

offered consular loans to help

Aussie get out. Are they being taken

up? Are Australians coping?

All the flights out of Japan to

Australia are virtually full. Not

helped yesterday by a bit of a

glitch with Kan it was. There was a

computer glitch which showed that

all flights until Tuesday were

booked out which in fact was not

true. That glitch was picked up and

rectified yesterday afternoon. The

Australians we see at the airport

are not panicked but they are

determined to get out. There are

still a lot of Australians still

here in Japan. We are told 4,000 are

registered. Mr Rudd as you say as

offered consular loans to those who

are struggling financially to buy

their tickets but the real

their tickets but the real problem is the Australians caught up in the

tsunami affected areas. Many of them

want to get out but they can't.

There's a desperate shortage of

petrol up there and they simply have

no means to jump in a car, jump in a

train and comfortable down to take

to fly out. They are the ones we

have to be concerned about.

OK Nick, thank you for bringing us

up to date. up to date.. Prince William will touch down in Townsville in just a few hours. His Royal Highness is in Australia to tour the flood and cyclone hit state. And Sunrise correspondent Nuala Hafner is following the prince. Good morning. What's on the agenda today?

Yes, morning, nothing like being too

prepared so he doesn't come for

another hour and 45 minutes, we have

been here for 2 hours. I have

steaked my place. He will fly in

here. He won't stay for long, he

will hop aboard a Black Hawk

helicopter and head to areas worst

hit by Tropical Cyclone Yasi. We are

expecting lots of people out for a

royal sausage sizzle. We are told

the last royal visit was when Lord

Cardwell came to name the place.

They have nameded a special pie

after the Prince. I guess it will be

rich and then to to Cairns where he

will meet with members of the royal

flying doctor service. EU they will

appreciate that. Then tomorrow, it's

south-east Queensland, those areas

so badly damaged by the floods so

Ipswich first, then what they

described the Ground Zero. Grantham

where the kids have put together a

special play for him, then to

Toowoomba, where some of our country

singers will perform for him. Then

that fundraising dinner in Brisbane.

All proceeds going to the Premier's relief fund.

He has a very busy time ahead. Given

that you are the only person at the

Raph base, it's going to be pretty

hard for him to avoid you this time.

He managed quite well at the

Christchurch airport. I was the

first person to greet him and I got

the royal blank. Nothing. It the royal blank. Nothing. It doesn't mean anything.

As far as the actual New Zealanders

went I take it, Nuala.

Yeah, it was actually really

wonderful. He is not there for the

press. He is there one-on-one. He

wanted to keep protocol to a minimum so he could

so he could spend that time walking

to people and getting them to share

their stories. I spoke to one fair

man, he thought I don't want to hog

his time, no, talk, talk, lots of

compassion, lots of personal

compassion, lots of personal stories of the Prince. He invited most of

Greymouth to his bucks party which

he said he was worried about since

Harry is organising it. So, yeah, I

think it's going to be really good

for this area, even the cynics who

say, what can this do? We want to be

a republic. I would say to them, 3

reasons, there is that celebrity

aspect of Prince William and just

meeting him brings a smile to

people's faces. It's a bright day on

so many today, days. News has an

insate analyse appetite. So it's

nice to come back and see how people

are going. Also to give that message

that Premier Bligh wants to put out

there, Queensland is open for

business, if the Prince is here, the

media comes here and then people

will start coming bag.

That's right. If the Prince is

there, it shows that everything

above 2 stars on the NMA scale

If

If the Prince was there and he was

still single, I would be there.

You you would be the first person to

tuck into one of those pies. Thank you, Nuala.

Just back on that nose kissing that

he has been doing quite a bit of. He

has been closing his eyes, very

passionalatly. What is the

equivalent of you know, a bit of

tongue? A bit of

tongue? A bit of nostril as you go

in? What do you reckon.

I did not expec