30 May 2023

Fog cannons: Hipkins on scheme's $11-million top up

From Morning Report, 7:10 am on 30 May 2023
PM Chris Hipkins

Photo: RNZ / Angus Dreaver

The government is spending a further $11-million dollars on its fog cannon scheme amid a surge in applications from retailers for the devices.

The demand for fog cannons is up dramatically - but ram raids are up too - and National says it's all smoke and mirrors.

Prime Minister Chris Hipkins spoke to Craig McCulloch for his weekly interview slot.