Focus on Politics: Free speech
The furore around "free speech on campuses" reached New Zealand this week after Massey University cancelled a speaking engagement by former National leader Don Brash. The move drew widespread condemnation from across the political spectrum and sparked debate over the limits of public expression. The firestorm culminated in a showdown between protesters and a jeering audience at a separate event at Auckland University later in the week. RNZ's political reporter Craig McCulloch has a look back at how it all unfolded.