Bronwyn speaks to Minster Andrew Little about the Initial Mental Health and Wellbeing Commision Report "Mā Rongo te Ake", the National Party's decision not to publish its review into the 2020 election, and commemoration and policy changes ahead of the 2-year anniversary of the Christchurch terror attacks.
Justin spoke to Health Minister Andrew Little about the government's mental health policy, including his earlier comments that mental health services are improving despite criticisms on the progress of reforms, funding for teritary counselling services, and 'no surprsies' clause between the Ministry of Health and NGOs.
Justin spoke to Health Minister Andrew Little abour Cabinet's decision to move Auckland's COVID alert level from 3 to 2, vaccines, funding for rainbow mental health services, and Suhayra Aden, the former dual Australia-New Zealand citizen who was detained by Turkey for illegally entering from Syria.
Justin talked to Health and Treaty Negotiations Minsiter Andrew Little about the Cancer Control Agency report that found Maori are twice as likely than non-Maori to die from cancer; an investment fund for Ngaphui; and water fluoridation.
On their weekly chat, Justin talked to the Minister Responsible for SIS and GCSB Andrew Little about the Royal Commission report into the Christchurch terror attack, on the part of the security agencies and the Commission's recommendations. Minister Little is also in charge of coordinating the government's reponse to the report.
Justin spoke with Health Minister Andrew Little on pill testing in festivals, health system reform, the government declaring a climate emergency, and New Zealand's reaction to Chinese foreign spokesperson Zhao Lijian posted a doctored image of an Australian soldier on Twitter.