Rowdier than the debating chamber at question time, Party People places a Māori lens on politics, politicians and their parties and is fronted by award-winning journalist and presenter Mihingarangi Forbes, with former National MP Tau Henare and left-wing commentator Shane Te Pou.
Watch the first episode:
Originally launched as a pre-election podcast in 2020, you can watch series two of Party People broadcast live on RNZ National, streamed live on RNZ's Facebook and YouTube channels, or listen to the podcast.
Party People will follow Checkpoint with Lisa Owen, at 6:30pm on Tuesdays. Each episode will subsequently air on Waatea Radio and Tūranga FM.
Produced for RNZ by Aotearoa Media Collective | Public Interest Journalism funded through NZ On Air