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What does leadership look like from the 9th Floor of the Beehive?

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What does leadership look like from the 9th Floor of the Beehive?

    The Book Launch - The 9th Floor

    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.  

    • 1 hr 1 min
    The Commander - Helen Clark

    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.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    The Challenger - Jenny Shipley

    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.

    • 59 min
    The Negotiator - Jim Bolger

    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.

    • 1 hr 11 min
    The Trader - Mike Moore

    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.

    • 57 min
    The Reformer - Geoffrey Palmer

    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.

    • 1 hr

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
83 Ratings

83 Ratings

rookiepilot ,

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!

Bo1970 ,

Jimbo

These are fascinating and such an insight into how power really works in NZ. Thanks RNZ

Tiffintoo ,

Fascinating

Great interviews, really interesting. Please produce more in-depth material like this.

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