PoliticsJune 2, 2016

Video: Guy Williams and guests on the Panama Papers, politics, and getting people to give a shit


In the latest Ika Table Talk, Jessica Mutch, Grant Robertson and Suzanne Snively join Guy Williams to discuss the impact of the Panama Papers in NZ.

Comedian, broadcaster and tall man Guy Williams led a lively discussion at Ika restaurant on Tuesday evening on the subject of Politics, the Press and the Panama Papers.

Reporter Jessica Mutch of TVNZ explained the journalistic collaboration between TVNZ, RNZ, Nicky Hager and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, Suzanne Snively of Transparency International discussed the impact on New Zealand’s reputation, and Labour Party finance spokesperson Grant Robertson argued the political angles.

Below, some short clips. Scroll down to view the full conversation.

Guy Williams sings a Beach Boys tune and asks: Is being a tax haven such a bad thing?

Jessica Mutch on getting people to give a stuff about an unsexy story

Guy Williams goes head-to-head with Grant Robertson about Labour’s legacy, sixth form and John Key fanboiness

Suzanne Snively: Could NZ slide down the corruption rankings?

And the full caboodle …

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