29 Oct 2014

The Panel with Phoebe Fletcher and Stephen Franks (Partt 2)

From The Panel, 4:34 pm on 29 October 2014

Topics - Johann Sebastian Bach... or was it? Did he write the Goldberg Variations and those cello suites attributed to him or not? Martin Jarvis, founder of the Darwin Symphony Orchestra and professor of music at Charles Darwin University thinks not. The gender gap in NZ. New Zealand women are among the most educated in the world, but there is a growing gap between economic opportunities for men and women, including what they're paid. The World Economic Forum's annual report shows New Zealand has dropped in global rankings from seventh last year to 13th this year. The Court of Appeal backed a ruling in favour of a Lower Hutt care worker, saying sectors staffed predominantly by women should have pay parity with other sectors. The $100 million Hilton Hotel convention centre looks almost certain to go ahead. Wellington City Council's expected to vote in favour of the project next week.

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