Rachel chats to National Party Deputy Leader, Paula Bennett, about Aotearoa's 40 year old abortion laws, the government's pledge to fund $320 million into family and sexual violence, and National's proposition for closer ties to the US.
Rachel talks to National Party Deputy Leader, Paula Bennett, for the first time, and with cannabis and our climate at the forefront of change, the pair dive headfirst into these matters. Rachel also asks about the National Party's leadership, is there anything concerning them...?
Mikey chats to National MP Chris Penk for the last time this week, and he how stable is the National Party's leadership after recent polls? Also talking their culture review and what's next for National.
We're back with National Party Deputy Leader, Paula Bennett, talking about the governments response to the terror attacks in Christchurch, and the immediate change to gun laws. The Deputy Leader questions how the gun buy back scheme will work, and Mikey questions the Deputy Leader on what she wants to see in the cannabis referendum.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.