Q+A 23/3/14: MH370, PM in China, Tourism
Q+A - This Sunday
MARCH AT 9.00AM ON TV ONE
Q+A this weekend:
Flight MH370 –
the latest developments plus analysis from a top aviation
The Prime Minister’s damage control mission to
China – Political Editor Corin Dann
interviews John Key.
Ireland’s Agriculture & Food
Minister – he’s been to New Zealand to find out how to
become a global dairy giant – what did he learn?
Susan Wood asks Simon Coveney whether
they’re already stealing our business.
Industry Association head Martin Snedden on a bold new
target for increasing the tourist dollar. He talks to
Deputy Political Editor Michael Parkin.
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On The Northland By-Election
Supposedly, Winston Peters’ victory in Northland has exposed the simmering dissatisfaction with the government that exists out in the provinces. Yet it remains to be seen whether this defeat will have much significance – and not simply because if and when Labour resumes business as usual in the Northland seat at the next election, Peters’ hold on it could simply evaporate.
On Saturday, National’s electorate vote declined by 7,000 votes, as the 9,000 majority it won last September turned into a 4,000 vote deficit – mainly because Labour supporters followed the nod and wink given by Labour leader Andrew Little, and voted tactically for Peters. In the process, Labour’s vote went down from nearly 9,000 votes six months ago, to only 1,315 on Saturday. More>>