Episode 4: The Constitution - The Citizen's Handbook

From The Citizen's Handbook, 12:04 am on 16 April 2020

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Episode 4 - The Constitution (Video)

"We at the Freedom Party have a policy of not turning away any voters, for any reason, no matter what."

"We at the Freedom Party have a policy of not turning away any voters, for any reason, no matter what." Photo: Kevin & Co

Robbie asks a big question, how do you get 5 million people in New Zealand to cooperate?  The answer is, you form a government.  In this episode, we delve into the basic rules and conventions of how a government works and explain the 3 branches of government, #1: Legislative, #2: Executive and #3: Judiciary.

The three main "bits" of government.

The three main "bits" of government. Photo: Kevin & Co

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Episode 4 - The Constitution (Podcast)

Robbie lies his way into the hearts and minds of listeners this episode as he chats to comedian Donna Brookbanks about constitutional conventions, as she bluffs about Her Majesty The Queen, Elizabeth the Second.

Donna, Robbie & Finn

Donna, Robbie & Finn Photo: Kevin & Co / Tim Batt

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Finnius Teppett & Robbie Nicol

Finnius Teppett & Robbie Nicol Photo: Kevin & Co

The Citizen’s Handbook is a podcast and video series written by Robbie Nicol and Finnius Teppett, directed by Leon Wadham, and produced by Kevin & Co.

Robbie Nicol is a writer and presenter best known as the creator and host of the political comedy webseries White Man Behind A Desk.

Finnius Teppett is an award-winning writer for theatre, television, and film.

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