23 May 2024

Morning Report Essentials for Thursday 23 May

From Morning Report, 10:00 am on 23 May 2024

On today's episode, the First Home Grant, which offered up to $5000 per buyer for an existing home, and up to $10,000 for a new build, was cut off from one o'clock yesterday afternoon, Housing Minister Chris Bishop joins us, we hear from Sarah Hogan, deputy chief executive of the Institute of Economic Research as a new study shows large numbers of new primary teachers have not passed NCEA level one science and maths, the Pacific Islands' Forum is not surprised unrest boiled over in New Caledonia as France pressed ahead with voter reforms, Cook Islands Prime Minister Mark Brown discusses the French President's visit to New Caledonia, and the UK will head to the polls in July after Prime Minister Rishi Sunak made a surprise move to call a general election.