What do the party leaders think about the taxpayer subsidising another America's Cup bid? Or how would they solve inequality?

Our Fast Fire series puts a range of issues to the party leaders, from cannabis and immigration to God and the Treaty of Waitangi. Their answers are as surprising and as they are varied.

A cash injection for Team NZ's next bid to win the Auld Mug is most likely under a National-led Government, but far from certain if the Labour Party wins the election.

Most leaders are against the decriminalisation of cannabis but Green's co-leader Metiria Turei says her party is in favour of it, while Mana leader Hone Harawira supports cannabis for medicinal purposes.

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Right-leaning parties argue that job-growth is the most effective way to bridge that inequality gap, but Labour and the Greens say taxing the rich to put more resources towards the poor is the best solution.

As for which political leader they admire most, Maori Party founder Tariana Turia and former Governor-General and National Party Prime Minister Sir Keith Holyoake feature prominently.

And on the "God" question, guess which leader doesn't believe in life after death, which leader has "many gods" and which one, jokingly, thinks their dog is god.

Hear them talk down the barrel of the camera directly to you.

Fast Fire on ... cannabis

Do you want to know more about your political leaders and what they think but don’t have much time? Here you can watch the party leaders answer Fast Fire questions on a range of issues, talking down the barrel of the camera directly to you. (NZ First declined to take part).
Do you want to know more about your political leaders and what they think but don’t have much time? Here you can watch the party leaders answer Fast Fire questions on a range of issues, talking down the barrel of the camera directly to you. (NZ First declined to take part). Today’s question is on immigration?
Do you want to know more about your political leaders and what they think but don’t have much time? Here you can watch the party leaders answer Fast Fire questions on a range of issues, talking down the barrel of the camera directly to you. (NZ First declined to take part). Today’s question is on the Treaty of Waitangi
Do you want to know more about your political leaders and what they think but don’t have much time? Here you can watch the party leaders answer Fast Fire questions on a range of issues, talking down the barrel of the camera directly to you. (NZ First declined to take part). Today’s question is what is the best way to address inequality in NZ?