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The Huddle: Immigration reset, Translategate and Piopio home invasion verdict

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Thu, 12 May 2022, 7:01pm
Photo / Doug Sherring
Photo / Doug Sherring

The Huddle: Immigration reset, Translategate and Piopio home invasion verdict

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Thu, 12 May 2022, 7:01pm

National MP Gerry Brownlee asked a parliamentary question of Michael Wood – and got a reply entirely in te reo Māori. He asked for a translation from Wood but this was declined – and the Speaker Trevor Mallard says there are enough te reo speakers around Parliament, and Brownlee can get his own translation. What do you make of this? 

A jury has found a father and son not guilty after they admitted cutting off the tip of their home intruder's finger. What did you make of this case? 

Everyone is still untangling yesterday's Immigration reset – seems odd that nurses and midwives are not given the same priority treatment as doctors and engineers. Some are calling it sexist and elitist – what do you think? 

The Government spent $230k on social media listening reports over the past couple of years. Is this inappropriate? 

Do you share your Netflix password with others to save on costs? 

David Farrar, Pollster and Kiwiblog editor, and Tim Wilson, Maxim Institute, joined Heather du Plessis-Allan on the Huddle. 

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