Internet Party founder Kim Dotcom answers Shawn McAvinue's
questions before tonight's Party Party event in Dunedin's
What is the Party Party?
A big night of fun inspired by getting out the youth vote at
the election this September.
Is it more of a music event or a political
It's definitely more of a musical event. No political
speeches! I just want to party with the people, listen to
cool New Zealand music and make new friends.
Will political talk spoil the party atmosphere?
Absolutely not. I've been waiting for this opportunity since
the unfortunate circumstances that led to the cancellation of
the Party Party at Vector Arena earlier this year. We had
19,000 registrations for that event. Also, who says politics
can't be fun? That's one of the cool things about The
Internet Party - we're serious about politics, but we have a
good time doing it.
Can you describe your music for the people of
What dance move is best suited to your music?
The Superman or any super hero move.
What is on your backstage rider?
How big is the entourage you are bringing?
I'm not sure.
What do you know about Dunedin?
There's an amazing student culture, you have an Octagon and
apparently the street layout is the same as Edinburgh. Oh,
and it's really warm down there, right?
What will you be doing in the city before the
I hope to visit the university and see the city.
What does the Internet Party offer voters in
A change of government and a new sense of optimism. We will
stop spying on citizens, bring in high-tech jobs and focus on
faster cheaper internet. The current Government has no vision
for the future. We have a vision for a bold new digital New