Q+A is back
16th March 2011
Paul Holmes and Guyon Espiner return to co-host TVNZ’s
flagship political programme in this crucial election year
along with Victoria University’s Dr Jon Johansson who will
lead the panel of expert political analysts.
new series of Q+A kicks off with a feature interview at 9am
this Sunday with Prime Minister, John Key, looking at our
new world after the earthquakes.
We have a television
exclusive with renowned author, film-maker and political
campaigner Tariq Ali, about the jasmine revolutions in the
Middle-East, what has sparked them and what’s likely to
emerge to replace the dictatorships. Tariq is visiting NZ
and will be live in the Q+A studio on Sunday morning.
Q+A returns to its usual slot – LIVE on TV ONE 9-10am
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versionThe 2011 Q+A Team
– Dr Jon Johansson, Paul Holmes & Guyon Espiner
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Gordon Campbell: On Failures Of Care For Those With Mental Disabilities
Hard to imagine a more disturbing insight into the treatment of the vulnerable than the Health Ministry report on Te Roopu Taurima o Manukau. The Ministry has found that the country’s only kaupapa Maori intellectual disability residential care provider has been “seriously dysfunctional.”
The ministry says the business has failed to recruit and retain quality staff – and says the kaimahi (caregivers) that have been employed are seriously unsuitable for the job, lacking basic knowledge. But Te Roopu Taurima o Manukau doesn’t get all the blame. The report says there’s a significant gap under disability laws to ensure there’s oversight by qualified clinical professionals. More>>