The Panel with Duncan Grieve and Ellen Read (Part 1)
The Panel discusses the death of Pat Booth, who was the journalist who revealed the story behind the wrongful conviction of Arthur Allan Thomas. The last day of the big heat, with an extreme fire risk in Otago... before the big storm comes, and then places like Alexandra will drop 20 degrees in temperature. A former president of the National Party, Michelle Boag, talks to The Panel about what she thinks might be happening around the leadership of the opposition. The manager of public transport at Wellington's regional council talks to The Panel about what went wrong yesterday when all but one train out of the city were cancelled minutes before peak traffic hour.