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Q+A - Sunday 3 August: Foreign Affairs, Wellbeing Economics

Q+A This Week
SUNDAY 3 AUGUST ON TV ONE AT 9.00AM


Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully on the conflict in Gaza, our bid for a UN Security Council seat, and the latest on the Malaysian diplomat case. He’s interviewed by Deputy Political Editor Michael Parkin.

Michael also talks to Labour’s Foreign Affairs spokesperson and former UN worker, David Shearer.

Susan Wood quizzes Professor Paul Dalziel on wellbeing economics – a new way to measure success and quality of life.

Our panel this week: Dr Claire Robinson, David Farrar and Robert Reid.


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