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Minor Party Leaders Go Head To Head Live On Sky

June 28, 2002

Sky Television will screen the first of its four part one-hour series, “The Election Debates” this Tuesday, July 2 at 8.30pm live on Sky News Australia.

Tune in to Digital Channel 54 to witness the leaders of the Progressive Coalition, Act, United Future, NZ First, Alliance and the Greens as they debate their policies and the issues facing the country with host Bill Ralston and a panel of leading political journalists.

In Part One, Ralston is joined by Clive Nelson, Editor of the Sunday News, Tracy Watkins from The Dominion and Fred Tullet, Editor of The Southland Times - this panel will put the hard questions to Jim Anderton, Richard Prebble, Peter Dunne, Winston Peters, Laila Harre and Rod Donald.

SKY’s Election Debates will be produced by one of New Zealand’s most experienced political reporters, Richard Harman and his production company Front Page Ltd.

“The Election Debates” screen on the four Tuesday nights leading up to the general election, July 2, 9, 16 and 23 from 8.30pm on Sky News Australia, Channel 54 on SKY Digital.


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