The Conservative Party: the promising “also ran”

Published: Mon 20 Aug 2012 12:09 PM
The Conservative Party: the promising “also ran”
In the 2011 General Election the Conservative party received many more list votes than did ACT, Mana or United Future, but they are not represented in the present Parliament because, unlike those parties, it failed to win an electorate seat.
Who are they? What do they -- quite literally -- stand for? Are they a possible replacement for the embattled ACT party?
This week's guest In Conversation with Noel Cheer on Triangle Television is Colin Craig, Leader of the Conservative Party.
Triangle Television, Wednesday 22nd of August at 7:00pm and repeated Thursday 23rd of August at 12:30pm.
Triangle Television, the home of original public broadcasting, can be received in the Auckland region on UHF Channels 41, 42 and 52.
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"In Conversation with Noel Cheer" receives funding from New Zealand on Air. This has enabled “In Conversation” to introduce viewers to over 200 New Zealanders on Air over the last 5 years of continuous weekly broadcasting.

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