14 Mar 2023

Chris Hipkins axes more government policies in reprioritisation

From Morning Report, 6:39 am on 14 March 2023

Less than two months into Chris Hipkins' time as Prime Minister and the Government's agenda is looking much slimmer.

Hipkins has axed - or amended - a swathe of programmes in his second policy purge - targeting transport, alcohol reform and lowering the voting age. 

It comes as a new poll shows Labour could form the next government with the Greens and Te Pāti Māori.

Political reporter Anneke Smith has more.