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Political Commentary

A rotating cast of the finest political minds offer up commentary on the big topics of the week.

Political Commentary w/ Dr. Bryce Edwards: October 10, 2019

Political Commentary w/ Dr. Bryce Edwards: October 10, 2019 Bryce Edwards: October 10, 2019, 16.63 MB
Thu 10 Oct 2019

Dr. Bryce Edwards dials in from Wellington to fill us in on what's been happening in politics around Aotearoa. Covering the low voter turnout in local elections, what's been happening with NZ First and what we could being doing with the governments budget surplus. 

Political Commentary w/ David Slack: October 3, 2019

Political Commentary w/ David Slack: October 3, 2019 Political Commentary w/ David Slack: October 3, 2019, 19.84 MB
Thu 3 Oct 2019

David Slack here for the coffee and some political yarns. Talking climate change, local elections and free speech.

Political Commentary w/ Rod Oram: September 26, 2019

Political Commentary w/ Rod Oram: September 26, 2019 Political Commentary w/ Rod Oram: September 26, 2019, 21.94 MB
Thu 26 Sep 2019

We've got Rod Oram on the line to talk us through some politics, this morning. Ahead of the climate strikes tomorrow, Rod talks about the UN Climate Action Summit, the governments economic plan, and the Royal Commission Inquiry.

Political Commentary w/ Prof. Jennifer Curtin: September 19, 2019

Political Commentary w/ Prof. Jennifer Curtin: September 19, 2019 Jennifer Curtin: September 19, 2019, 22.09 MB
Thu 19 Sep 2019

Professor Jennifer Curtin's on the line with Rachel this morning talking about what has been happening with the Labour party in the last few weeks, Brexit, and New Zealand history in schools.

Political Commentary w/ David Slack: September 12, 2019

Political Commentary w/ David Slack: September 12, 2019 Political Commentary w/ David Slack: September 12, 2019, 27.38 MB
Thu 12 Sep 2019

David Slack pops into the studio to help us work through some of the political turmoil that's been surrounding us in the last week. Discussing the Labour Party sexual allegations, Simon Bridges' comments about communism and Brexit.

Political Commentary w/ Dr. Bryce Edwards: September 5, 2019

Political Commentary w/ Dr. Bryce Edwards: September 5, 2019 Bryce Edwards: September 5, 2019, 19.73 MB
Thu 5 Sep 2019

Dr. Bryce Edwards takes us international this morning with live updates of Brexit. But of course, back in Aotearoa we're talking about the Kiwi Build Reset, and the social services funding.

Political Commentary w/ Morgan Godfrey: August 29, 2019

Political Commentary w/ Morgan Godfrey: August 29, 2019 Political Commentary w/ Morgan Godfrey: August 29, 2019, 22.3 MB
Thu 29 Aug 2019

Morgan Godfrey gives some Political Commentary this morning on Ihumātao, National's economic plan including superannuation, and party donations.

Political Commentary w/ David Slack: August 22, 2019

Political Commentary w/ David Slack: August 22, 2019 Political Commentary w/ David Slack: August 22, 2019, 23.08 MB
Thu 22 Aug 2019

David Slack pops up for a cuppa and a chat about Phil Twyford's announcement for urban planning, the Hikoi from Ihumātao today, and censorship when it comes to holding a platform.

Political Commentary w/ Dr. Bryce Edwards: August 15, 2019

Political Commentary w/ Dr. Bryce Edwards: August 15, 2019 Bryce Edwards: August 15, 2019, 21.51 MB
Thu 15 Aug 2019

Dr. Bryce Edwards discusses prisoners voting rights, the 2018 census and the harassment allegations against the Labour Party. A big week for politics.

Political Commentary w/ Prof. Jennifer Curtin: August 8, 2019

Political Commentary w/ Prof. Jennifer Curtin: August 8, 2019 Jennifer Curtin: August 8, 2019, 20.95 MB
Thu 8 Aug 2019

With it looking highly likely that abortion will be removed from the Crimes Act, what does this mean going forward? And what's Winston talking about referendums for? Honestly.