Leading New Zealand broadcaster has many questions for himself.
As one of New Zealand’s leading broadcasters, Mike Hosking asks a lot of people a lot of questions. Including himself. Drawn from his published opinion pieces from the last few months, here is a selection of Hosking asking questions and answering them.
- Are the Asian internet giants there? No.
- Can you bring them in? Yes.
- Is raising the super age a vote getter? No.
- Can you find anyone locally? No.
- Can our banks mount a case that they are good and safe? Yes.
- Is Eugenie Sage single-handedly wrecking our economy? No.
- Back to Philip Morris: is there merit in their offer? Yes.
- Would anyone really care if TVNZ 1 started showing a lot of Māori programmes, bird documentaries, foreign travel shows, and long-format interview specials? No.
- What the hell has a rugby team got to do with a madman and a gun? Answer: Nothing.
- Electric? Not so much.
- Was it perfect or a magic bullet? Of course not.
- Is there a gap? Could be.
- Do you reckon back in 2017, in the election campaign, if she had wandered round telling us she wanted cars banned, she might have damaged her parties vote? Yes.
- Do we want to add needless cost to our lives and businesses? No.
- Has the number of cars dropped? No.
- Do we drive less? No.
- Are we not buying new cars? No.
- Is this something that someone like Netball New Zealand need to deal with?No.
- If someone wants to kill people, and wants to use legally sourced automatic weapons, has the government made that harder? Yes.
- Does it follow logically that the fewer guns you have, the less chance there is of a nutter getting their hands on one? Yes.
- Could he still do his job with something else? Yes.
- You think we will all embrace mass produced Chinese boxes? I don’t think so.
- Is it possible to do anything if you’re mad enough and determined enough?No.
- Are National out, or in trouble? In a way, yes.
- Does she support him? Apparently yes.
- Do they want to? I don’t think so.
- Is it going to stop? I can’t see it.
- Theoretically, would it be nice to have balance? Of course.
- What have these people offered by way of solution? Nothing.
- Why? Because I have a lot of questions that haven’t been answered.
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