Audrey Young is the New Zealand Herald’s political editor.

Greens in the Hot Seat: 'No more shut-outs'

Russel Norman and Metiria Turei have been Green Party co-leaders for five years and after the September 20 election they could possibly be co-deputy Prime Ministers.

Here they talk about their aspirations in the Herald's Hot Seat interview with NewstalkZB host Rachel Smalley, Herald columnists Toby Manhire and Fran O'Sullivan and political editor Audrey Young.

Ambition, being shut-out and the threat of Kim Dotcom: What topics Russel Norman and Metiria Turei discussed and where to find them in the full Greens interview

42s The Norman-Turei partnership

1m 27s Readiness for Government

2m 34s Learning from watching other small parties

3m 49s Disappointment with Labour

5m 16s What the Greens would bring to cabinet

7m 34s Prospects of being shut out again by Peters

8m 30s Welcoming Xi Jinping to New Zealand

9m 30s Exemptions from collective cabinet responsibility

11m 7s The Blue Green option

14m 15s The threat of Kim Dotcom

15m 23s Attitude to intelligence agencies

17m 56s Climate change

20m 35s Swim-mable rivers in cities and the countryside

21m 56s Dairying intensification

23m 19s Adding value to dairy and diversifying

25m 57s Genetic modification

28m 13s Economic development with natural resources

32m 04s Renewable energy

33m 02s Foreign investment

34m 06s Gaining the confidence of business

35m 12s Social policy priorities

36m 17s Child poverty

38m 28s Raising benefits

39m 06s Whanau Ora

40m 28s Admiration of the Greens by Jamie Whyte

41m 34s Reason to vote Greens

The interview was conducted on August 5, 2014.


Thursday - Hone Harawira and Laila Harre, Internet-Mana

Friday - Colin Craig, Conservatives

Saturday - Jamie Whyte, Act

Monday - Peter Dunne, United Future

Tuesday - Te Ururoa Flavell, Maori Party

Tomorrow - David Cunliffe, Labour

Friday - John Key, National

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PORKOMETER: Nats' spending creeps up with $600m plans

FINAL WARNING: PM's 'last chance' for Collins over blog link

ELECTION 2014: Full coverage here

STAY ON TOP: Follow the Hot Seat series here

- NZ Herald

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