95bFM’s intrepid newsteam has your 2020 Election coverage sorted. Exploring a different policy area across all parties each week, don't miss your best chance to stay informed on the issues that matter.
Zoë Larsen Cumming reports on most of the major parties' health policies on the 2020 election ballot. She looks at Labour, National, the Greens, the Māori Party, New Zealand First, ACT, and The Opportunities Party. The health policies have been broken up into the following subsections: COVID 19 response, public health, health services, alcohol and drugs and mental health.
We take a look at innovation in agriculture to assess our agricultural future, and see different models for agriculture and innovation that could both be core to the next term and government. A huge thank you to both Mark Ross of Agcarm and Sarah Smuts-Kennedy of For The Love of Bees for providing their ideas and information to us.
As the country faces both an economic crisis and an election, political parties on both of the aisle have very different proposals in mind when it comes to the minimum wage. Moreover, each party claims its respective approach is necessary for Aotearoa's economic recovery.
Hanna spoke to Rod Oram, business journalist and political commentator, about whether low wages are necessary to sustain the economy.
For 95bFM's election coverage this year, Jemima Huston speaks to Māori Party co-leader John Tamihere about the local economy policy issues. They discuss how a new government should approach the Covid-19 economic recovery and tackle Māori unemployment rates.
Tourism is Aotearoa's largest export and the industry is suffering admist current Covid travel restrictions. Aneeka speaks to Bjoern Spreitzer, the General Manager of Tourism New Zealand's domestic tourism team about the value of domestic travel and importance of stimulating the domestic tourism market in Aotearoa.