Press Release – The Nation
Housing, Human Rights, Ikaroa Rawhiti and Japan and the TPPThe Nation this weekend — Housing, Human Rights, Ikaroa Rawhiti and Japan and the TPP
UPCOMING THIS WEEKEND 0930 SATURDAY – 0800 SUNDAY TV3
www.frontpage.co.nz will have all our video and transcripts after Sunday’s show.
1. Housing Minister Nick Smith on why the Government’s got new ideas on how to make housing more affordable in Auckland.
2. British Attorney General Dominic Grieve, here for the Quintet Attorney Generals’ Meeting, on social media, privacy, contempt, name supression and his reponse to growing demands this week that Britain abandon the European Convention on Human Rights.
3. Our secial report on Ikaroa Rawhiti and the issues that will decide the by-election. Researcher Tony Ng and Reporter Torben Akel have spent the week travelling from Wainuiomata to Gisborne. Their report will be an eye opener.
4. Trade Minister Tim Groser on why Japan’s decision to join the Trans Pacific Partnership Trade Agreement talks could make us richer — and on why he failed to become head of the WTO. Did we waste $250,000?
NEXT WEEK — OUR BUDGET SPECIAL WITH BILL ENGLISH, DAVID PARKER, RUSSEL NORMAN PLUS A SPECIAL PANEL OF CEO’S — ANDREW THORBURN (BNZ); DAVID McCONNELL (McCONNELL/HAWKINS GROUP) AND PAUL McGILVRAY (TATUA DAIRY CO). HEAR FROM THESE BUSINESS LEADERS WHAT THE BUDGET WILL DO FOR THE ECONOMY.