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What's Up with Paula Bennett

Our weekly catch up with the Deputy Leader of the Opposition, National's Paula Bennett.

Whats Up? W/ Paula Bennett: March 13, 2019

Whats Up? W/ Paula Bennett: March 13, 2019 Whats Up? W/ Paula Bennett: March 13, 2019, 19.08 MB
Wed 13 Mar 2019

The heat is back on National with the Serious Fraud Offices getting involved in the Jami-Lee Ross saga, and the Deputy Leader of the Opposition, Paula Bennett, dials in to clear things up with Mikey. As well as covering Misuse of Drugs Amendment Bill and the division amongst MP's view on the school children protesting about climate change.

Whats Up? W/ Chris Penk: February 27, 2019

Whats Up? W/ Chris Penk: February 27, 2019 Whats Up? W/ Chris Penk: February 27, 2019, 22.2 MB
Wed 27 Feb 2019

Mikey chats with National MP, Chris Penk, this week at an earlier hour than usual. Running through Nationals newly proposed environment policy, the talk of the town; capital gains tax and the responsibility of landlords in Aotearoa. 

Whats Up? W/ Paula Bennett: February 13, 2019

Whats Up? W/ Paula Bennett: February 13, 2019 Whats Up? W/ Paula Bennett: February 13, 2019, 19.57 MB
Wed 13 Feb 2019

The Deputy Leader of the Opposition, Paula Bennett, makes her debut on 95bFM Breakfast with Mikey Havoc this morning, talking political polls and the new drug portfolio role. That's yr 95bFM - always covering all things important and political. Yr welcome.

Whats Up? W/ Chris Penk: January 9, 2019

Whats Up? W/ Chris Penk: January 9, 2019 Whats Up? W/ Chris Penk: January 9, 2019, 18.02 MB
Wed 9 Jan 2019

In place of the leader of the opposition, Simon Bridges, National MP, Chris Penk, touches base with Mikey to kick off the New Year in politics, talking how to keep safe at beaches and festivals. So, should our lifeguards be government funded? And, is it time to make drug-testing at festival legal? 

Whats Up? W/ Simon Bridges: December 12, 2018

Whats Up? W/ Simon Bridges: December 12, 2018 Whats Up? W/ Simon Bridges: December 12, 2018, 19.59 MB
Wed 12 Dec 2018

Mikey and Simon catch up for their last chat before Christmas, rounding up aaall the politics this year, phew. Also talking current politics, the UN migrant pact, and the child poverty measures. And the leader of the opposition exchanges Christmas cheer with Mikey while looking into what 2019 holds for National.

Whats Up? W/ Simon Bridges: November 28, 2018

Whats Up? W/ Simon Bridges: November 28, 2018 Whats Up? W/ Simon Bridges: November 28, 2018, 26.94 MB
Wed 28 Nov 2018

Leader of the Opposition, Simon Bridges, chats to Mikey about buying an electric drum kit, and his favourite karaoke sing-a-long. But with the more serious stuff, covering tax, the latest issues with Young Nats, and an inquiry into workplace behaviour in Parliament. 

Whats Up? W/ Simon Bridges: November 14, 2018

Whats Up? W/ Simon Bridges: November 14, 2018 Whats Up? W/ Simon Bridges: November 14, 2018, 25.15 MB
Wed 14 Nov 2018

Mikey catches up with the leader of the opposition party, Simon Bridges, about the government widening the inquiry into state care abuse to include religious institutions, the situation surround Wally Haumaha, and the teachers striking for higher pay. What would National do differently?

Whats Up? W/ Simon Bridges: October 31, 2018

Whats Up? W/ Simon Bridges: October 31, 2018 Whats Up? W/ Simon Bridges: October 31, 2018, 27.26 MB
Wed 31 Oct 2018

After what feels like a very long month, Simon Bridges returns via the phone lines to catch up with Mikey about what the National Party has been up to. And by the sounds of things, it's been a lot... But of course, focusing on the present and the future, Mike and Simon discuss Labour's Kiwibuild scheme and abortion law. Ahhh, the calm after the storm.

Whats Up? W/ Simon Bridges: September 19, 2018

Whats Up? W/ Simon Bridges: September 19, 2018 Whats Up? W/ Simon Bridges: September 19, 2018, 16.65 MB
Wed 19 Sep 2018

The leader of the opposition, Simon Bridges, talks things out with Mike this week; covering the coalition bluepints, the extension of Iraq deployments, and government transparency with those cabinet papers. Always good to chat, guys.

Whats Up? W/ Simon Bridges: September 5, 2018

Whats Up? W/ Simon Bridges: September 5, 2018 Whats Up? W/ Simon Bridges: September 5, 2018, 20.94 MB
Wed 5 Sep 2018

Mikey catches up with the leader of the opposition this morning. Tackling what's been happening in National news; should Te Reo be compulsory in schools? Also debating whether to focus on climate change or our economy. And where are these studies about crime coming from? Always up for a chat, despite the flu - thanks Simon Bridges!