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.
Leader of the Opposition, Simon Bridges, chats to Mikey about buying an electric drum kit, and his favourite karaoke sing-a-long. But with the more serious stuff, covering tax, the latest issues with Young Nats, and an inquiry into workplace behaviour in Parliament.
Mikey catches up with the leader of the opposition party, Simon Bridges, about the government widening the inquiry into state care abuse to include religious institutions, the situation surround Wally Haumaha, and the teachers striking for higher pay. What would National do differently?
After what feels like a very long month, Simon Bridges returns via the phone lines to catch up with Mikey about what the National Party has been up to. And by the sounds of things, it's been a lot... But of course, focusing on the present and the future, Mike and Simon discuss Labour's Kiwibuild scheme and abortion law. Ahhh, the calm after the storm.
The leader of the opposition, Simon Bridges, talks things out with Mike this week; covering the coalition bluepints, the extension of Iraq deployments, and government transparency with those cabinet papers. Always good to chat, guys.
Mikey catches up with the leader of the opposition this morning. Tackling what's been happening in National news; should Te Reo be compulsory in schools? Also debating whether to focus on climate change or our economy. And where are these studies about crime coming from? Always up for a chat, despite the flu - thanks Simon Bridges!
Leader of the opposition, Simon Bridges, dials in to his new jingle to discuss the Criminal Justice Summit, an increase in the police force, and the ongoing talk of pay. We're here to catch up with National for a few laughs and lots of politics, right Mikey?
Simons Bridges is back this week, and rips into the popular stories surrounding Aotearoa currently. He discusses Judith Collins questionable tweets, the countries small business owners (of which there are many!) and mental health funding. Mikey thinks that Nationals suggestions are starting to sound very Labouresque, what does Simon Say?
Mr. Bridges joins us over the phone again, after a short hiatus as he returns from his National led roadshow. Catching up with Mike about where all these jobs are, and how we get them. And smoking, will it ever stop?