Campaign 2011

Sunday 20th November 10.40pm

Election Special

Campaign 2011 will provide viewers with insight into some of the issues facing New Zealand and provide access to politicians from both major and minor parties in the lead up to this year’s election. Each of these specials will be moderated by broadcasting veteran Barry Soper (Prime, NewstalkZB and SKY News political editor) with questions coming from a panel of some of the country’s top journalists. The panel will be headlined by two of the country’s most eminent political journalists; Audrey Young (Political Editor, NZ Herald) and Vernon Small (National Affairs Editor, Fairfax). Campaign 2011 will cover some of the big issues for this election and our politicians. Tonight the question of an MMP referendum is discussed.

Sunday 20 November, 8.30pm on SKY News NZ (SKY Channel 090)

Replay on free-to-air channel PRIME at 10.40pm

This week’s programme, hosted by Barry Soper focuses on the upcoming MMP referendum and features Sandra Grey advocating to retain MMP, Jordan Williams who supports its removal and Raymond Miller from the Department of Political Studies at Auckland University, to provide expert analysis of the various political systems.

NZ First Leader Winston Peters, with his party now beginning to close the gap to reach the 5% threshold required to enter Parliament, will also appear on the programme.

This week’s CAMPAIGN 2011 panel features political journalists; Alex Tarrant (Political Reporter, www.interest.co.nz), Katie Bradford (Political Reporter, Newstalk ZB) & John Hartevelt (Political Journalist, Fairfax Media).

Comment and discuss the issues raised in the programme on Facebook page www.facebook.com/NZCampaign2011.

Visit Campaign 2011 webpage www.skytv.co.nz/campaign2011 for more details or for delayed coverage, visit iSKY http://www.isky.co.nz/product/276896.aspx Campaign 2011 (available free to SKY basic subscribers)

Sunday 13th November 10.45pm

Election Special

Campaign 2011 will provide viewers with insight into some of the issues facing New Zealand and provide access to politicians from both major and minor parties in the lead up to this year’s election. Each of these specials will be moderated by broadcasting veteran Barry Soper (Prime, NewstalkZB and SKY News political editor) with questions coming from a panel of some of the country’s top journalists. The panel will be headlined by two of the country’s most eminent political journalists; Audrey Young (Political Editor, NZ Herald) and Vernon Small (National Affairs Editor, Fairfax). Campaign 2011 will cover some of the big issues for this election and our politicians: the economy, poverty and welfare, taxation, the future of the Treaty of Waitangi, the MMP referendum, education, health and foreign policy. Tonight, Prime Minister John Key joins Barry Soper.

Sunday 13 November, 8.30pm on SKY News NZ (SKY Channel 090)

Replay on free-to-air channel PRIME at 10.40pm

This week’s programme is hosted by Barry Soper and features Prime Minister John Key.

This week’s CAMPAIGN 2011 panel features some of New Zealand’s most eminent political journalists; Audrey Young (Political Editor, NZ Herald), Vernon Small (National Affairs Editor, Fairfax) and  Alex Tarrant (Political Reporter, www.interest.co.nz).

Comment and discuss the issues raised in the programme on Facebook page www.facebook.com/NZCampaign2011.

Visit Campaign 2011 webpage www.skytv.co.nz/campaign2011 for more details or for delayed coverage, visit iSKY http://www.isky.co.nz/product/276896.aspx Campaign 2011 (available free to SKY basic subscribers)

 

Sunday 6th November 10.45pm

Election Special

Campaign 2011 will provide viewers with insight into some of the issues facing New Zealand and provide access to politicians from both major and minor parties in the lead up to this year’s election. The four programmes comprised in the Campaign 2011 series will include a debate involving the leaders of the small parties in Parliament, separate “Meet the Press” sessions with Prime Minister John Key and Labour Leader Phil Goff, followed by the final programme on the upcoming MMP referendum.

Each of these specials will be moderated by broadcasting veteran Barry Soper (Prime, NewstalkZB and SKY News political editor) with questions coming from a panel of some of the country’s top journalists. The panel will be headlined by two of the country’s most eminent political journalists; Audrey Young (Political Editor, NZ Herald) and Vernon Small (National Affairs Editor, Fairfax). Campaign 2011 will cover some of the big issues for this election and our politicians: the economy, poverty and welfare, taxation, the future of the Treaty of Waitangi, the MMP referendum, education, health and foreign policy.

 

Sunday 6 November, 8.30pm on SKY News NZ (SKY Channel 090)

Replay on free-to-air channel PRIME at 10.45pm

This week’s programme is hosted by Barry Soper and features Labour Party Leader, Phil Goff.

This week’s CAMPAIGN 2011 panel features some of New Zealand’s most eminent political journalists; Audrey Young (Political Editor, NZ Herald), Vernon Small (National Affairs Editor, Fairfax) and  Alex Tarrant (Political Reporter, www.interest.co.nz).

CAMPAIGN 2011 is a live ‘Meet the Press’ style programme where, in the run up to this year’s election, New Zealand politicians are questioned on their policies and performance by some of the country’s top political journalists. Viewers can use the Campaign 2011 Facebook page www.facebook.com/NZCampaign2011 to comment and discuss the issues raised in the programme. 

See the Campaign 2011 webpage www.skytv.co.nz/campaign2011 for more details.