Q+A - Sunday 6 April: Peters, Bridges, McKinnon
Q+A This Week
SUNDAY 6 APRIL AT
9.00AM ON TV ONE
New Zealand First
leader Winston Peters – a kingmaker after
September’s election according to our One News
Colmar Brunton political poll. Who will he support? And
what did he do on his recent trip to China? Political Editor
Corin Dann interviews Winston Peters.
days after a UN Climate Change report urging drastic action
on global warming, New Zealand was offering up even more of
its oceans to oil and gas exploration. Are we about to
strike it rich? And will it be worth it? Susan
Wood interviews Energy and Resources Minister
And former deputy Prime
Minister and Commonwealth Secretary-general Sir Don
McKinnon on the behind the scenes lobbying for a UN
Security Council seat, as well as his insight into the
Royals and the future of the monarchy.
Michelle Boag and Mike
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