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The Wire w/ Jessica: 18 September, 2023

The Wire w/ Jessica: 18 September, 2023

The Wire w/ Jessica: 18 September, 2023 The Wire w/ Jessica: 18 September, 2023, 48.41 MB
Monday, September 18, 2023

This week on The Wire we are continuing with our election coverage, where we speak to politicians, academics, activists, experts, and more about different policy areas leading up to the election. This week we are focusing on housing. 

Rawan spoke with ACT MP Simon Court about the party’s housing policies, including their council housing incentives, their building act reforms, and their plan to scrap the Resource Management Act.

She spoke with University of Auckland Professor of Economics Susan St John about what this election could mean for low-income households.

She also spoke with Associate Professor of Criminology Alice Mills on her research looking at housing support for ex-prisoners.

News and Editorial Director Jessica Hopkins spoke to Stop the Space Waste organiser Sam Murphy and Aerospace New Zealand President Mark Rocket, about the aerospace industry in Aotearoa.