Q+A Sunday 5 May: Peter Dunne, Bitcoin, Women in Work
SUNDAY 5TH MAY, 9AM, TV ONE
On Q+A this Sunday, we speak to Peter Dunne.
United Future is a one-MP party in coalition with National
but does he wield too much power in Parliament? We talk to
him about crucial votes and the IRD software upgrade.
on the programme, ever heard of a Bitcoin? It’s the
digital payments system that some are using as an
alternative currency. Banks and governments don’t like
Bitcoin but is it cause for concern or the next big
And we hear from top U.S. executive, Beth Brooke,
about why men get ahead and why women fall behind in the
On the panel this week, Auckland University
political scientist Dr Raymond Miller, former Labour party
candidate Josie Pagani, and Business NZ CEO Phil
Join host Susan Wood and deputy political
editor Jessica Mutch on Q+A at 9am this Sunday on TV
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