This week, Minister for Police, Fisheries, Revenue, and Small Business Stuart Nash is here filling in for Andrew Little. Minister Nash talked with host Stewart Sowman-Lund about the Government’s wellbeing budget a week out from Budget Day. Are there going to be any surprises?
Plus, a new report has revealed parliament is a toxic worksplace… with a systemic bullying problem. What does Minister Nash make of it all?
Host Stewart Sowman-Lund chats to Andrew Little for his weekly chat. Today, what does Minister Little make of the End of Life Choice bill? And how does he think this parliament will be remembered, after the passing of new gun legislation? Plus - concern over a number of complaints regarding a recent treaty settlement.
Labour Minister Andrew Little is here for his weekly catch up. Today he's chatting to host Stewart Sowman-Lund about a review of our current hate speech laws, the fast-tracking of new gun legislation in parliament this week, and finally whether our threat level has any chance of decreasing in the near future.
It’s been a massive couple of weeks for everyone - the government included. Minister Responsible for the GSCB and SIS, Andrew Little, talks to Stewart Sowman-Lund for his weekly slot on the Wire. This week, could more have been done to stop the Christchurch Mosque Attacks? And what surveillance powers already exist?
Labour Minister Andrew Little has been busy this week across all his varying portfolios. He chats to host Stewart Sowman-Lund about the Pike River re-entry, specialist courts and the latest review of the Evidence Act.
This week, Green MP Golriz Ghahraman's Electoral Strengthening Democracy Bill has proposed a number of changes to New Zealand’s electoral system. A couple of those include lowering the MMP threshold from 5 to 4 percent, outruling overseas political donations, and overturning a ban on prisoner voting. Stewart Sowman-Lund spoke with Minister Little about all of that and more. Have a listen.
Minister Andrew Little returns to The Thursday Wire to discuss Aotearoa's relations with China, and the media's inflation of the ongoings, as well as the upcoming "Strengthening the Criminal Justice System for Victims survey".