What does leadership look like from the 9th Floor of the Beehive?
The Book Launch - The 9th Floor
In this final, bonus podcast, join Helen Clark, Jim Bolger, Dame Jenny Shipley and Sir Geoffrey Palmer in conversation with Tim Watkin and Guyon Espiner, as we launch the book of the series, The 9th Floor.
The Commander - Helen Clark
In part five of The 9th Floor, Guyon Espiner talks to Helen Clark about her three terms in power as she sought to draw a line under Rogernomics, unleash new social reforms and rethink New Zealand's place in the world.
The Challenger - Jenny Shipley
In part four, Guyon Espiner talks to Dame Jenny Shipley about being the first woman on the 9th Floor, plus coups and coalitions, welfare reform and Winston Peters. And, above all, her commitment to change.
The Negotiator - Jim Bolger
In part three of The 9th Floor, Guyon Espiner talks to Jim Bolger, who steered New Zealand through a turbulent seven years that saw more economic upheaval, a resetting of race relations and the arrival of MMP.
The Trader - Mike Moore
In part two of The 9th Floor, Guyon Espiner talks to Mike Moore about his short stint as Prime Minister in 1990, followed by his miraculous near-comeback in 1993.
The Reformer - Geoffrey Palmer
In The 9th Floor, a landmark new series for RNZ, Guyon Espiner talks to five former NZ Prime Ministers, starting with reforming lawmaker Sir Geoffrey Palmer, who became our 33rd PM in 1989.
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Amazing: living history
So well done. What an amazing opportunity to talk to all the living former NZ Prime Ministers. I learned so much and the length and depth of the interviews was spot on. Looking forward to more!
These are fascinating and such an insight into how power really works in NZ. Thanks RNZ
Great interviews, really interesting. Please produce more in-depth material like this.