Spotlight on Wellington

Spotlight on Wellington

Newstalk ZB's Spotlight on Wellington brings you everything you need to know before you cast your vote on October 17. Hosted by Georgina Campbell, this Vote 2020 podcast brings you candidate profiles, electorate analysis, the big issues, and the game-changers.

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October 19, 2020 49 min
In this Spotlight on Wellington special, Georgina Campbell and Katrina Bennett dissect some of the more interesting results from the Wellington electorates, and discuss what they mean for the likes of Let's Get Wellington Moving, housing - and even the Johnsonville Mall.
Wellington has voted overwhelmingly in support of Labour - the whole lower North Island has turned red.
Stand-outs include Otaki where Labour newcomer Terisa in-...
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Focus on the key issues facing Hutt South and Remutaka this election: Hear from Hutt Valley Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive Helen Down and REINZ regional director Mark Coffey on what needs to be done to boost the economy, and address rising house prices and growing congestion in the Hutt Valley.
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Focus on the Remutaka electorate: Hear from Green Party candidate Chris Norton, ACT candidate Grae O'Sullivan and NZ First candidate Talani Meikle on how they plan to address rising house prices, improve water management and boost the economy in Upper Hutt and surrounding suburbs.
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Jason Pine hosts a Spotlight on Wellington Transport pre-election special with panelists Nick Leggett of the Road Transport Forum, Dr Caroline Shaw of Otago University's Department of Public Health, John Milford of Wellington Chamber of Commerce, and micromobility expert Oliver Bruce.  
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Focus on the Remutaka electorate: Hear from incumbent, Labour's Chris Hipkins, and National candidate Mark Crofskey on how they plan to address rising house prices and upgrade transport in Upper Hutt and surrounding suburbs.
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Focus on the Hutt South electorate: Hear from minor party candidates Richard McIntosh (Green Party), Roger Earp (New Conservative Party), Ben Wylie-van Eerd (TOP), Andy Parkins (ACT), Wilf Bearman-Reidel (Outdoors Party) and Paris Winiata (VisionNZ) on the anticipated close race in Lower Hutt, and what they see as the most important issues for voters.
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Focus on the Hutt South electorate: Hear from sitting MP, National's Chris Bishop, and Labour candidate Ginny Andersen on the anticipated close race in Lower Hutt, and what they see as the most important issues for voters.
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Focus on the key issues facing the Ohariu and Mana electorates this election: Hear from former Wellington Mayor and Johnsonville local Justin Lester, former Porirua Mayor and Road Transport Forum boss Nick Leggett, and current Porirua Mayor Anita Baker on what needs to be done to address growing congestion on our roads, the housing shortage and child poverty.
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Focus on the Mana electorate: Hear from minor party candidates Jan Logie (Green Party), Helen Cartwright (Integrity Party) and Michael Walker (Progressive Party) on what they see as the most important issues facing the Mana electorate.
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Focus on the Mana electorate: Hear from Labour candidate Barbara Edmonds and National candidate Jo Hayes on what they see as the most important issues facing the Mana electorate.
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Focus on the Ohariu electorate: Hear from minor party candidates Jessica Hammond (TOP), Philip Lynch (New Conservative Party), John Ranta (Green Party) and Sean Fitzpatrick (ACT) on what they see as the most important issues facing Wellington's northern suburbs.
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Focus on the key issues facing the Ohariu electorate. Hear from incumbent, Labour's Greg O'Connor, National candidate Brett Hudson and New Zealand First candidate Tracey Martin on what they see as the most important issues facing Wellington's northern suburbs.
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Focus on the key issues facing Rongotai and Wellington Central this election: Hear from Wellington Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive John Milford, Real Estate agent Steve Farrell, Renters United's Zoe Woodfield and voxpops from the streets of Wellington, on what needs to be done to address rising housing costs and growing congestion in the capital.

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Focus on the Wellington Central electorate: Hear from minor party candidates Brooke Van Velden (ACT), Abe Grey (TOP), Liam Richfield (New Conservative Party) and Jesse Richardson (Independent) on what they see as the most important issues facing Wellington city.
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Focus on the Wellington Central electorate: Hear from sitting MP, Labour's Grant Robertson, National candidate Nicola Willis and Green Party co-leader and candidate James Shaw with their views on the key issues of housing, transport and water in Wellington city.
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Focus on the Rongotai electorate: Hear from minor party candidates Troy Mihaka (Integrity Party), Bruce Welsh (New Conservative Party), Teall Crossen (Greens), Nicole McKee (ACT) and Taylor Arneil (NZ First) on what they see as the most important issues facing the Rongotai region.
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September 20, 2020 30 sec
Newstalk ZB's Vote 2020: Spotlight on Wellington brings you everything you need to know before you cast your vote on October 17 - candidate profiles, electorate analysis, the big issues, the game-changers.
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Hear from sitting MP Labour's Paul Eagle, National candidate David Patterson and TOP party leader and candidate Geoff Simmons with their views on the key issues of transport and housing in the Rongotai area.

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