NZ Herald launches election panel: “The Hot Seat”

Panelists Rachel Smalley, Fran O’Sullivan, Toby Manhire and Audrey Young will grill all the main political party leaders on their key issues and policies, so voters are informed before the elections.


NZ Herald is hosting a series of panels and debates with major political leaders.

The running order is for the interviews is:

  • Thursday Hone Harawira and Laila Harre
  • Friday Colin Craig
  • Saturday Jamie Whyte
  • Monday Peter Dunne
  • Tuesday Te Ururoa Flavell
  • Wednesday Green co-leaders
  • Thursday David Cunliffe
  • Friday John Key

Winston Peters pulled out from taking part and so will not be present.

New Zealand Times will be posting the vids as they go live. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to catch the vids as they go live.