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What's Up with Chris Hipkins

Our weekly catch up with the Prime Minister of New Zealand, Chris Hipkins.

What's Up w/ Chris Hipkins: May 15, 2024

What's Up w/ Chris Hipkins: May 15, 2024 What's Up w/ Chris Hipkins: May 15, 2024, 8.52 MB
Wed 15 May 2024

Rachel speaks to the leader of the opposition about the proposed repeal of Oranga Tamariki Act 77a, ministries hiring consultants after public sector cuts and the Labour Party's position on Aotearoa potentially joining Pillar Two of AUKUS. 

What's Up w/ Chris Hipkins: April 17, 2024

What's Up w/ Chris Hipkins: April 17, 2024 What's Up w/ Chris Hipkins: April 17, 2024, 9.58 MB
Wed 17 Apr 2024

Rachel speaks to the leader of the opposition about public sector job cuts, media sector challenges and closure of Newshub and the government's first Resource Management Amendment Bill.

What's Up w/ Chris Hipkins: March 20, 2024

What's Up w/ Chris Hipkins: March 20, 2024 What's Up w/ Chris Hipkins: March 20, 2024, 8.78 MB
Wed 20 Mar 2024

Rachel speaks with the leader of the opposition about road user charges, the government's decisions regarding Kāinga Ora and the fast track consenting bill. 

What's Up w/ Chris Hipkins: February 21, 2024

What's Up w/ Chris Hipkins: February 21, 2024 What's Up w/ Chris Hipkins: February 21, 2024, 5.88 MB
Wed 21 Feb 2024

Rachel speaks to the leader of the opposition about Grant Robertson's recent resignation from the Labour party, recent poll results and policy coming out of the government as of late. 

What's Up w/ Chris Hipkins: November 29, 2023

What's Up w/ Chris Hipkins: November 29, 2023 What's Up w/ Chris Hipkins: November 29, 2023, 9.68 MB
Wed 29 Nov 2023

What's Up with Chris Hipkins sees the leader of the opposition speak to Rachel about short and long term priorities for the Labour Party, and Hipkins' call for a ceasefire in Gaza.

What's Up w/ Chris Hipkins: October 4, 2023

What's Up w/ Chris Hipkins: October 4, 2023 What's Up w/ Chris Hipkins: October 4, 2023, 9.46 MB
Wed 4 Oct 2023

The Prime Minister dials in for a kōrero on What's Up with Chris Hipkins about increased violence against political candidates this election, Labour’s full policy plan and upcoming scheduling of leaders debates. Whakarongo mai nei!

What's Up w/ Chris Hipkins: September 6, 2023

What's Up w/ Chris Hipkins: September 6, 2023 What's Up w/ Chris Hipkins: September 6, 2023, 9.66 MB
Wed 6 Sep 2023

The Prime Minister speaks to Rachel about Labour’s free dental care policy for under 30s, their recent announcements around the cost of living plan and the tone of the election season. Whakarongo mai nei!

What's Up w/ Chris Hipkins: August 9, 2023

What's Up w/ Chris Hipkins: August 9, 2023 What's Up w/ Chris Hipkins: August 9, 2023, 7.95 MB
Wed 9 Aug 2023

The Prime Minister speaks to Rachel about the government's BlackRock climate announcement, the Auckland Transport plan announcement, recent polling and a look ahead for election year. Whakarongo mai nei!

What's Up w/ Chris Hipkins: June 15, 2023

What's Up w/ Chris Hipkins: June 15, 2023 What's Up w/ Chris Hipkins: June 15, 2023, 11.73 MB
Thu 15 Jun 2023

The Prime Minister speaks to Rachel about the budget, senior cabinet ministers' conflicts of interest and tensions in the education portfolio, particularly around tertiary and secondary education sectors. Whakarongo mai nei!

What's Up w/ Chris Hipkins: May 18, 2023

What's Up w/ Chris Hipkins: May 18, 2023 What's Up w/ Chris Hipkins: May 18, 2023, 8.35 MB
Thu 18 May 2023

 Rachel speaks to the Prime Minister about the budget announcement that will come at 2pm today. Whakarongo mai nei!