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

Political Commentary w/ Rod Oram: December 12, 2019

Political Commentary w/ Rod Oram: December 12, 2019 Political Commentary w/ Rod Oram: December 12, 2019, 17.96 MB
Thu 12 Dec 2019

Rod Oram dials in a little later than usual this morning in the midst of political upheaval in the UK. Covering the current Election in the UK, Rod Oram runs us through what things are looking like. And bringing it a little closer to home, we talk about the Reserve Bank and fuel.

Political Commentary w/ David Slack: December 5, 2019

Political Commentary w/ David Slack: December 5, 2019 Political Commentary w/ David Slack: December 5, 2019, 18.96 MB
Thu 5 Dec 2019

Lucky for us, David Slack's in the studio to break down some of the hefty political happenings that have come out of this week. Covering the draft of the Cannabis Legislation Bill, banning foreign donations for political parties and National's Law and Order document. Wowee.

Political Commentary w/ Dr. Bryce Edwards: November 21, 2019

Political Commentary w/ Dr. Bryce Edwards: November 21, 2019 Bryce Edwards: November 21, 2019, 17.07 MB
Thu 21 Nov 2019

We're keeping it local on Political Commentary, this morning. Dr. Bryce Edwards chats to Rachel about the complicated relationship between wealth and politics amidst the last debarcle with NZ First, what's happening at Ihumātao, and child poverty in Aotearoa.

Political Commentary w/ David Slack: November 14, 2019

Political Commentary w/ David Slack: November 14, 2019 Political Commentary w/ David Slack: November 14, 2019, 20.74 MB
Thu 14 Nov 2019

David's very well, and thank you for asking! He's also hot on the topics of zero carbon; maunga replanting and teal politics. Ooo-er.

Political Commentary w/ Dr. Bryce Edwards: November 7, 2019

Political Commentary w/ Dr. Bryce Edwards: November 7, 2019 Bryce Edwards: November 7, 2019, 17.12 MB
Thu 7 Nov 2019

Winnie-the-Kingmaker's at it again, this time 'it' being, erm, sueing the government for breach of privacy. As you do.

Political Commentary w/ Rod Oram: October 31, 2019

Political Commentary w/ Rod Oram: October 31, 2019 Political Commentary w/ Rod Oram: October 31, 2019, 20.02 MB
Thu 31 Oct 2019

This morning on Political Commentary, Rachel and Rod Oram discuss the Emissions Trading Scheme, the Land War Commemorations, and National's comments on proposed policies for beneficiaries.

Political Commentary w/ Morgan Godfrey: October 24, 2019

Political Commentary w/ Morgan Godfrey: October 24, 2019 Political Commentary w/ Morgan Godfrey: October 24, 2019, 17.61 MB
Thu 24 Oct 2019

We've got Morgan Godfrey for some political commentary this morning. Talking the NZ First conference, gay conversion therapy, and National MP, Paula Bennett and Green MP, Chlöe Swarbrick's debate about cannabis.

Political Commentary w/ Prof. Jennifer Curtin: October 17, 2019

Political Commentary w/ Prof. Jennifer Curtin: October 17, 2019 Jennifer Curtin: October 17, 2019, 19.81 MB
Thu 17 Oct 2019

We've got Professor Jennifer Curtin on the line bright and early this morning to get a good dose of what's happening in politics. Talking polls, the latest local elections, and new regulations for University accommodation.

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.