Gone By Lunchtime

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Gone By Lunchtime

A New Zealand politics podcast with Annabelle Lee Mather, Ben Thomas and The Spinoff editor-at-large Toby Manhire.

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Strike raptor Gib board taskforce

Strike raptor Gib board taskforce

Is a plasterboard shortage turning into a political crisis? Plus: the winners and losers in Tauranga’s byelection, Jacinda Ardern heads to Europe to speak at Nato, all the ups, downs and sleights of hand in a “minor” cabinet reshuffle, and the legacy of Trevor Mallard.
The squeezed muddle

The squeezed muddle

Toby, Annabelle and Ben look at the Australian election and its meaning for New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern’s trip to the United States and last week’s budget and the so-called “squeezed middle”. Plus electoral reform, the NZ on Air funded Chlöe Swarbrick doco and more.
Aotearoa joins the war in Europe

Aotearoa joins the war in Europe

As NZ dispatches a 1969 Herc, 59 personnel and “lethal aid” cash to support Ukraine, how big a shift is it in our contribution? Plus: fair pay agreements, Ashley Bloomfield’s legacy, Louisa Wall, and a word on Moana Jackson.