13 Feb 2023

Political commentators Neale Jones & Tim Hurdle

From Nine To Noon, 11:05 am on 13 February 2023
Prime Minister Chris Hipkins visited the Moana-nui-ā-Kiwa Hub in Māngere to see flood-affected communities in Auckland.

Photo: RNZ / Samuel Rillstone

Neale, Tim and Kathryn discuss how much central government funding should Auckland get for its flood and cyclone clean-up.Also, where National is left after Labour's so-called policy "bonfire". And how is the Act-National dynamic might play out this election year?

Neale Jones was Chief of Staff to Labour Leader Jacinda Ardern, and prior to that was Chief of Staff to Andrew Little. He is the director of public affairs firm Capital.

Tim Hurdle is a former National party advisor and was campaign director for National at the 2020 election. He was briefly acting Chief of Staff for Wayne Brown as he transitioned into the Auckland Mayoralty