Tag: Television New Zealand

Q+A 22/6/14: John Key & The US, Davd Cunliffe

Press Release – Television New Zealand SUNDAY 22 JUNE AT 9.00AM ON TV ONE Political Editor Corin Dann interviews Prime Minister John Key fresh from his meeting with President Obama .Q+A This Week SUNDAY 22 JUNE AT 9.00AM ON TV ONE Political Editor Corin Dann interviews Prime Minister John Key fresh from his meeting with President Obama. Corin also interviews two US Politicians – one Democrat, one Republican – about the Trans Pacific Partnership, Iraq and who will be the next President of the United States. Susan Wood speaks to embattled Labour Leader David Cunliffe. Our panel: Dr Raymond Miller, Michelle Boag and Robert Reid. Content Sourced from scoop.co.nz Original...

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Q+A 22/6/14: John Key & The US, Davd Cunliffe

Press Release – Television New Zealand SUNDAY 22 JUNE AT 9.00AM ON TV ONE Political Editor Corin Dann interviews Prime Minister John Key fresh from his meeting with President Obama .Q+A This Week SUNDAY 22 JUNE AT 9.00AM ON TV ONE Political Editor Corin Dann interviews Prime Minister John Key fresh from his meeting with President Obama. Corin also interviews two US Politicians – one Democrat, one Republican – about the Trans Pacific Partnership, Iraq and who will be the next President of the United States. Susan Wood speaks to embattled Labour Leader David Cunliffe. Our panel: Dr Raymond Miller, Michelle Boag and Robert Reid. Content Sourced from scoop.co.nz Original...

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Q+A Panel: In response to Metiria Turei interview

Press Release – Television New Zealand Did you know quick question, because I certainly didnt until we started to do the research around this Simon, 57 varieties of GM food permitted in New Zealand and Australia? SIMON Thats right. Its quite a lot, isnt it? SUSAN Did you …Q+A 29 September, 2013 PANEL DISCUSSIONS Hosted by SUSAN WOOD In response to METIRIA TUREI interview SUSAN Welcome back, and welcome to the panel this morning: political scientist Dr Bryce Edwards from Otago University; Heather Roy, former ACT MP and minister and now head of the pharmaceuticals lobby group Medicines New Zealand; and Simon Wilson, who’s the editor of Metro Magazine. Good morning to you all. Did you know – quick question, because I certainly didn’t until we started to do the research around this – Simon, 57 varieties of GM food permitted in New Zealand and Australia? SIMON That’s right. It’s quite a lot, isn’t it? SUSAN Did you know it was that many? SIMON I didn’t know it was that many. SUSAN Heather, did you? HEATHER No, no, I didn’t. SUSAN No. Bryce? BRYCE No, and I think it’s because the heat’s gone out of the issue and people aren’t that worried about it anymore. So we buy it in the supermarkets. We don’t necessarily grow it much here, but, yeah— SUSAN What’s the coffee—? We don’t grow it...

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Q+A: Jessica Mutch interviews Metiria Turei

Press Release – Television New Zealand The Greens co-leader Metiria Turei has told TV Ones Q+A programme that consumers are not being given full information on food labels as to whether or not the product has been made using genetically modified organisms. Sunday 29 September, 2013 Jessica Mutch interviews Metiria Turei Consumers not being given clear choice around GM food – Greens The Greens’ co-leader Metiria Turei has told TV One’s Q+A programme that consumers are not being given full information on food labels as to whether or not the product has been made using genetically modified organisms. NZ currently imports 57 varieties of genetically modified foods, such as GM varieties of wheat, corn, soybean, sugar beet, canola, potato, rice and cotton. These are then used as ingredients in the manufacture of other food products. But Ms Turei told Q+A’s interviewer Jessica Mutch that the food, once processed, does not have to be labelled as containing GMO ingredients if the amount if less than 1 per cent. “I think what is really at the heart of this matter is the right of people to decide whether or not they want to take the risk, whether they have the right to choose to consumer GMO food or not,” Ms Turei says. “Is the labelling sufficient to give families the information they need to decide whether or not to consume GMOs?...

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