TV1 will be broadcasting three leaders’ debates in the run-up to the election.
Prime Minister John Key and Opposition leader Phil Goff will face each other on the 31st of October and the 23rd of November.
The leaders of the wee parties will debate each other on November 16.
All debates will be live, hosted by Mark Sainsbury and moderated by political editor Guyon Espiner.
Political scientists Dr Jon Johansson & Dr Claire Robinson will be
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TVNZ will invite members of the audience who won’t be representatives of political parties.
A media panel lead by Te Karere Editor, Shane Taurima will also be given time to ask questions.
Viewers are invited to send in video questions for the leaders and vote in a text poll. The debates
will also be streamed live on tvnz.co.nz