Tag Archives: Q+A

Minister of Education on schools reopening after lockdown — Your NZ

Minister of Education Chris Hipkins talking on Q+A this morning. He said some schools may be able to re-open for some students on 29 April (the Wednesday after Anzac Day), depending on whether the Level 4 lockdown is relaxed or not, but some student working from home is likely for some time. While Level 3 […]

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Abortion Law Questions and Answers — Right to Life New Zealand

 

Family First have just published a resource to inform about New Zealand Abortion Law and examine the issues around the Prime Minister Jancinda Ardern’s plans to decriminalise abortion and make it a health issue. There has been a lot of mis-information in the media lately about how the current laws on abortion make ‘criminals out…

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Q+A: free speech versus hate speech — Your NZ

On NZ Q+A last night Labour MP Louisa Wall and Act MP David Seymour debate free speech versus hate speech. Louisa Wall: We need tighter laws because I believe hate does exist, and hate breeds racism. It also breeds sexism, misogyny, homophobia. And from my experience we haven’t really looked at whether out current legislation […]

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Q+A: Phil Twyford “not my job to know” why KiwiBuild CEO not working — Your NZ

Phil Twyford was interviewed on Q+A last night. Oddly Twyford said he couldn’t comment on reports that the KiwiBuild chief executive Stephen Barclay left the job last month – see KiwiBuild problems building up more than houses – saying “I can’t comment on anything to do with an individual public servant, that would be completely inappropriate” […]

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Government considering triple referendum: — Your NZ

On Q+A last night Andrew little revealed that the Government is considering a triple referendum that would include questions on Euthanasia, Cannabis and MMP Electoral reform. Hopefully the MMP question would be on lowering the threshold. Little didn’t say whether this would be before or with the next General Election, but I think it would […]

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Q+A: Should NZ legalise recreational cannabis? — Your NZ

Last night Q+A had a debate between Green MP Chlöe Swarbrick and head of Family First Bob McCroskie on whether New Zealand should legalise the recreational use of cannabis (separate to allowing the use of medicinal cannabis). To Swarbrick: What is it you want here, are you after legalisation, which would effectively allow people to […]

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Q+A – Michael Cullen on the Capital Gains Tax and TWG — Your NZ

Chairman of the Tax Working group, Michael Cullen, was interviewed on Q+A last night on Capital Gains Tax and water. He was also interviewed on the Nation on Saturday. Scoop: On Newshub Nation: Simon Shepherd interviews Tax Working Group Chair Michael Cullen Sir Michael Cullen says there’s currently under-taxation at the top end of the […]

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Q+A: Golriz Ghahraman on increasing refugee numbers — Your NZ

Golriz Ghahraman, Green Party spokesperson on Immigration and Human Rights, was interviewed on Q+A on increasing refugee numbers. Jacinda Ardern announced last week the number was being increased from 1,000 to 1,500 in 2020, but Green policy is to increase it further to 4,000 (over 5 years), something that is unlikely to be agreed on […]

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Bridges steps up after Ardern drops out of Newshub Nation — Your NZ

Yesterday Jacinda Ardern pulled out of two scheduled interviews, citing ‘a diary problem’. Newshub: Prime Minister pulls out of Newshub Nation and Q+A weekend appearances Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has cancelled her planned appearances on both Newshub Nation and TVNZ’s Q+A this weekend, saying there was an issue with her diary. Ms Ardern’s chief press secretary told Newshub Nation […]

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Q+A: Helen Clark on why NZ should give up the war on drugs — Your NZ

On Q+A last night Helen Clark talked about why New Zealand should give up on the war on drugs. “I support the New Zealand Drug Foundation on this, and their position is that there should be a binding referendum in 2020.” I’d prefer to see a binding referendum before the 2020 election (and that could […]

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Q+A: Grant Robertson on business confidence — Your NZ

 

Minister of Finance Grant Robertson was interviewed about business confidence. “I don’t believe low business confidence is affecting economic growth. NZ will meet growth forecasts”. Committed to current debt target, not expecting to go over it. Even if Govt did go into more debt, NZ would be in good shape. Doesn’t agree with Shane Jones’ […]

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Q+A: Chris Hipkins on reforming the public service — Your NZ

Minister of Education (and Minister of a bunch of other things) was interviewed on Q+A last night, about various wage claims and about the public service overall – he said that they will be talking more over the next few weeks about a programme aimed at reforming the public service so it delivered better outcomes […]

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Q+A – Marama Davidson and James Shaw — Your NZ

Colrin Dann interviewed both Green leaders James Shaw and Marama Davidson on Q+A last night. James Shaw on Greens in Government: “you’re not going to please all the people all the time” Marama Davidson: no campaign on c-word, at a rally for racism I talked about the words used against me Davidson pay have heeded […]

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Q+A: Justice Minister “what we are doing isn’t working” — Your NZ

Justice Minister Andrew Little was interviewed on Q+A last night. Andrew Little: after 30 years of tough on crime policy, the reoffending rate has stayed the same, “it’s not making us safe” “We have to change the public debate on what we do with criminals”. “If we are doing it right there will be more […]

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Q+A – Bridges would punish universities who ‘interfere with free speech’ — Your NZ

Leader of the Opposition Simon Bridges was interviewed on Q + A last night. He said “Universities could face funding cuts in extreme cases if they interfere with free speech”. Full Q+A: @NZNationalParty leader @simonjbridges says if he was in power Universities could face funding cuts in extreme cases if they interfere with free speech. […]

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Q+A with Phil Goff — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

 

If you have a great Youtube or Vimeo video to share send it to videos@whaleoil.co.nz The Free speech issue is brought up at 6:00 into the video The post Q+A with Phil Goff appeared first on Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media.

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Q&A – Minister for Women on gender discrimination — Your NZ

Minister for Women Julie Anne Genter wants a 50:50 mix of men and women on all state sector boards by 2021. See (2 July) Milestone reached for women in the state sector The Government has reached a major milestone in its commitment to eliminate the gender pay gap in the public service, as new Gender […]

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Sepuloni interview another ‘wait and see’ — Your NZ

Both Newshub Nation and Q&A have had trouble this year with interviews of ministers who can’t say much of substance due to pending reviews and committees. This happened yesterday with an interview of Social Development Minister Carmel Sepuloni. Lisa Owen: So we’ve seen ads for an expert advisory group for jobs. How many people on […]

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McCarten resurfaces — Your NZ

Matt McCarten has resurfaced as a panelist on Q A. He said he took responsibility for the Labour intern scheme being ‘too successful’ and decided it was best to be silent and invisible – when you get in a hole it’s “best to stop digging”. He said that he is not involved with any party or […]

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John Roughan on Metiria’s confession: “Not so bad” — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Last Sunday Q A asked Metiria Turei if she thought she could be a minister of social welfare after what she had done. Yes, she replied, because she would be in a government that would change the system so that poor beneficiaries like her with a tiny baby would not need to lie to Winz to…

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Q A – multi-nationals paying tax — Your NZ

On Q A at 9 am this morning: Judith Collins is our lead interview on Sunday. Political Editor Corin Dann asks her how she plans to get multi-nationals to pay their fair share of New Zealand tax. Also… …how’s the economy treating you? We’ve got a panel of economic experts to examine this week’s OECD report […]

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