But he did play a crucial role in helping Andy Foster knock over Justin Lester. We size up the local elections, gaze at the dramas in the NZ First Party, and ask how bad the new poll is for Jacinda Ardern.
Revelations around alleged sexual assault by a Labour staffer and the inquiry into his behaviour have dominated the week. Alex Casey and Mihi Forbes join Annabelle Lee and Toby Manhire.
The Gone By Lunchtime team feast on the political morsels of the month. including the National conference and a challenge over Ihumātao. Plus: a new jingle.
In the last politics podcast of the year, Annabelle Lee, Ben Thomas and Toby Manhire rub their weary eyes and stick out their stockings
An extraordinary 24 hours in NZ politics, as the leak saga culminates in Jami-Lee Ross quitting parliament, accusing the National leader of corruption on the way out
NZ's leading politics podcast from the Spinoff returns to talk Bridges, Curran, and business confidence. And to name babies.
Gone By Lunchtime is not dead, it's just been sleeping. Toby Manhire, Annabelle Lee and Ben Thomas reunite in an emotional podcast .
Back once again with the renegade bluster, the Gone By Lunchtime team climb many flights of stairs in the cause of NZ political discourse.
In this edition of Gone By Lunchtime Plus, we order soy mocha-lattés and size up a challenging month for Jacinda Ardern and her government.
Ben Thomas and Toby Manhire assess the English legacy and the contenders to succeed him as National Party leader in this collectible special edition pod.
Annabelle Lee, Toby Manhire and Ben Thomas return for the first Gone By Lunchtime of 2018, guest starring a real life baby who reveals all about her encounters with a pregnant Jacinda Ardern.
Twenty days after Winston announced it shall be Labour, the Gone By Lunchtime trio (plus one) size up the debut of Ardern, the blazing of National parliamentary guns and a goodbye to a good cat.