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Christchurch

Date: Wednesday, 15 October 2008
Time: 7.15pm for 7.30pm start
Venue: Christchurch Girls High School Auditorium, 10 Matai Street, Riccarton
Cost: Free (donations appreciated)
More info: Please contact Roshan Allpress p. 03 332 9876
e. roshan.allpress@gmail.com

ACT: David Garrett
Green: Kennedy Graham
Labour: Hon Lianne Dalziel
Maori Party: Hector Matthews
National: Hon David Carter
United Future: Judy Turner

Other Candidates TBC



Hutt Valley

Date: Tuesday, 21 October 2008
Time: 7.30pm - 9.30pm
Venue: Lane Park Centre, 16-22 Lane Street, Upper Hutt
Cost: Free (donations appreciated)
More info: Please contact Denys Church m. 021 411 560
e. denys@promote.org.nz

ACT: David Garrett
Green: Sue Bradford
Labour: Hon Darren Hughes
National: Chris Finlayson
NZ First: Ron Mark
United Future: Judy Turner

Other Candidates TBC



Hamilton

Date: Thursday, 23 October 2008
Time: 7.30pm - 9.30pm
Venue: Hamilton Gardens Pavilion, Cobham Drive (State Highway 1), Hamilton
Cost: Free (donations appreciated)
More info: Please contact Paula Van Rhyn e. paulavr@hotmail.com


ACT: David Garrett
Green: Dr Russel Norman
Labour: Sue Moroney
Maori Party: Angeline Greensill
National: David Bennett
NZ First: Doug Woolerton
United Future: Denise Krum

Other Candidates TBC



Central Auckland

Date: Tuesday, 28 October 2008
Time: 7.30pm - 9.30pm
Venue: Greenlane Christian Centre, 9 Marewa Road, Greenlane
Cost: Free (donations appreciated)
More info: Please contact Kerry Alemann p. 09 627 3261
e. kerry.alemann@maxim.org.nz

ACT: Rodney Hide
Green: Keith Locke
Labour: Hon Phil Goff
National: Dr Richard Worth OBE
NZ First: Pita Paraone MNZM
United Future: Denise Krum

Other Candidates TBC



Wellington

Date: Tuesday, 28 October 2008
Time: 7.30pm - 9.30pm
Venue: Wellington High School, 249 Taranaki Street, Mount Cook, Wellington
Cost: Free (donations appreciated)

ACT: Heather Roy
Green: Sue Kedgley
Kiwi: Gordon Copeland
National: Stephen Franks

Other Candidates TBC



Tauranga

Date: Wednesday, 29 October 2008
Time: 7.30pm - 9.30pm
Venue: Baycourt, Corner Durham and Wharf Streets, Tauranga
Cost: Free (donations appreciated)

ACT: David Garrett
Green: Karen Summerhays
Kiwi: Larry Baldock
Labour: Anne Pankhurst
Maori Party: Te Orohi Paul
National: Simon Bridges
NZ First: Rt Hon Winston Peters
United Future: Judy Turner

Other Candidates TBC





Dunedin

This debate was held on Tuesday, 14 October 2008

ACT: Hilary Calvert
Green: Metiria Turei
National: Michael Woodhouse
NZ First: Ron Mark
United Future: Judy Turner

Queenstown

This debate was held on Monday, 13 October 2008

ACT: Hilary Calvert
Green: Metiria Turei
Labour: Don Pryde
National: Hon Bill English
United Future: Judy Turner

Helensville

This debate was held on Thursday, 9 October 2008

ACT: David Garrett
Green: Sue Bradford
Kiwi: Larry Baldock
Labour: Darien Fenton
National: Hon Tau Henare
United Future: Judy Turner

Rotorua

This debate was held on Wednesday, 8 October 2008

ACT: Rodney Hide
Labour: Hon Steve Chadwick
Maori Party: Te Orohi Paul
National: Todd McClay
United Future: Judy Turner

Whangarei

This debate was held on Tuesday, 7 October 2008

ACT: David Garrett
Green: Metiria Turei
Labour: Paul Chalmers
National: Phil Heatley

Pukekohe

This debate was held on Wednesday, 1 October 2008

ACT: Hon Sir Roger Douglas
Green: Rick Leckinger
Labour: Jordan Carter
National: Dr Paul Hutchison
NZ First: Helen Mulford
United Future: Denise Krum

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