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Q+A This Week 20/4/14

Q+A This Week
SUNDAY 20 APRIL, 9AM ON TV ONE

The latest on the US-NZ relationship from the US military’s top man in the Pacific, Admiral Samuel J. Locklear. Deputy Political Editor Michael Parkin asks him whether we’re allies, about trusting China, and what he sees is the biggest security threat facing the region?

Maori Party co-leader Tariana Turia reflects on her time in politics. Why she still doesn’t trust Labour and how her fight against racism is far from over.

We look ahead to ANZAC day. This year also marks 100 years since the start of the Great War in which thousands of New Zealand soldiers lost their lives. Top historian Professor Glyn Harper says New Zealand children should be taught the real lessons of the First World War.

Our panel is political scientist Dr Maria Bargh, Ngati Whatua’s Ngarimu Blair and former Defence Minister Paul East.


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