2011 NZ Election

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Goff wins Third NZ Leaders’ Debate

Winner: Phil Goff Scores: Goff 81 | Key 79 Judge: Ray D’Cruz The third and final debate of the 2011 NZ election saw opposition leader Phil Goff (Labour) edge prime minister John Key (National). Mr Goff won some critical arguments in the heart of the debate, and used the tactic of direct questioning to his … Continue reading

Goff wins Second NZ Leaders’ Debate

Winner: Phil Goff Scores: Goff 79 | Key 76 Judge: Ray D’Cruz Opposition Leader Phil Goff (Labour) won the Second NZ Leaders’ Debate of the 2011 election by gaining an advantage¬†over Prime Minister, John Key (National)¬†in several important arguments. (View it here) This debate was very different debate to the first one, with fewer issues … Continue reading

Key wins First NZ Leaders’ Debate

Winner: John Key Scores: Key 79 | Goff 77 Judge: Ray D’Cruz New Zealand Prime Minister John Key (National) edged opposition leader Phil Goff (Labour) in the First Leaders’ Debate. He won for two reasons: first, he was more consistent; and second, Mr Goff failed to show that New Zealand needs a change of direction. … Continue reading