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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/ David Slack: June 14, 2018

Political Commentary w/ David Slack: June 14, 2018 Political Commentary w/ David Slack: June 14, 2018, 29.76 MB
Thu 14 Jun 2018

David Slack takes us into the realm of international politics, propaganda videos mainly. Why Trump, why? Bringing it back home, we talk the three strikes and justice reform - tackling the heavier topics bright and early on your Thursday morning.

Political Commentary w/ Jennifer Curtin: June 7, 2018

Political Commentary w/ Jennifer Curtin: June 7, 2018 Political Commentary w/ Jennifer Curtin: June 7, 2018, 21.96 MB
Thu 7 Jun 2018

So we really didn't need to test all those houses for meth, huh? Jennifer Curtin keeps us up-to-date on all the hottest political reckonings, including a chat about the Fair Pay Agreement and Winston Peters' looming reign. 

Political Commentary w/ Bryce Edwards: May 31, 2018

Political Commentary w/ Bryce Edwards: May 31, 2018 Political Commentary w/ Bryce Edwards: May 31, 2018, 24.5 MB
Thu 31 May 2018

Political Commentary w/ David Slack: May 24, 2018

Political Commentary w/ David Slack: May 24, 2018 Political Commentary w/ David Slack: May 24, 2018, 24.36 MB
Thu 24 May 2018

A sniffly David Slack braves the cold winter morning to join Mikey for the hottest of takes on the current state of New Zealand politics, including Paula Bennett's walk-out from Question Time and Gerry Brownlee's alleged "stupid little girl" remark. Wonderful!

Political Commentary w/ Rod Oram: May 17, 2018

Political Commentary w/ Rod Oram: May 17, 2018 Political Commentary w/ Rod Oram: May 17, 2018, 20.61 MB
Thu 17 May 2018

After months and months of rampant speculation, we're mere hours away from learning more about the hotly-anticipated Budget of 2018. What are the Government's tax and spending plans? Will health, housing and education get the funding boost they so dearly deserve? Rod's down in the capital this morning to bring you the tea live. 

Political Commentary w/ Jennifer Curtin: May 10, 2018

Political Commentary w/ Jennifer Curtin: May 10, 2018 Political Commentary w/ Jennifer Curtin: May 10, 2018, 20.74 MB
Thu 10 May 2018

Jennifer's on the line to discuss Winston Peters' upcoming reign, Budget 2018, and the newly-extended diplomat corps. 

Political Commentary w/ Bryce Edwards: May 3, 2018

Political Commentary w/ Bryce Edwards: May 3, 2018 Political Commentary w/ Bryce Edwards: May 3, 2018, 20.36 MB
Thu 3 May 2018

What exactly are these treasonous rumours surrounding our First Man? Who's trying to destroy Jacinda? And why is our media being so bloody weird about it? Our Lord and Saviour Bryce Edwards has the scoop. 

Political Commentary w/ David Slack: April 26, 2018

Political Commentary w/ David Slack: April 26, 2018 Political Commentary w/ David Slack: April 26, 2018, 20.63 MB
Thu 26 Apr 2018

Jacinda in Europe, haters at home - possibly the title of our pol com's next column. David Slack joins us in studio on this cold Thursday morning to deliver some despicable lefty reckons. 

Political Commentary w/ Rod Oram: April 19, 2018

Political Commentary w/ Rod Oram: April 19, 2018 Political Commentary w/ Rod Oram: April 19, 2018, 27.6 MB
Thu 19 Apr 2018

We catch up with business expert and generally astute genius Rod Oram this week. Know what's even better than spying? Spying on your country's leading spy agencies. Today's pol com is all about intelligence and security watchdog (and good mate) Nicky Hager.

Political Commentary w/ Dr. Bryce Edwards: April 5, 2018

Political Commentary w/ Dr. Bryce Edwards: April 5, 2018 Bryce Edwards: April 5, 2018, 19.06 MB
Thu 5 Apr 2018

The ancient landline fails us many times before Bryce bravely prevails! This week's political commentary is all about the Hirschfeld-Curran saga of your wildest broadcasting dreams.