21 Mar 2018

The Panel with Paula Penfold and Joe Bennett (Part 1)

From The Panel, 4:03 pm on 21 March 2018

Fonterra has announced its chief executive Theo Spierings is leaving after seven years in the job. Former US president Barack Obama is in the country. Incase you hadn't noticed. There are cries of how much the trip will do for tourism, really? And what about the cost involved in keeping him safe, fed and watered while he's here. Is Shane Jones right in taking the doyens of Air New Zealand on over the axing of regional services? Professor Paul Spoonley of Massey University talks about how much impact losing flights has on provincial areas.