Chris Finlayson: Former Arts Minister says documentary about Green MP Chlöe Swarbrick is a misuse of taxpayers' money


Manage episode 328631341 series 2098280
By NZME and Newstalk ZB. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
New Zealand On Air has been slammed, over the awarding of 200-thousand dollars for a documentary about Green MP Chlöe Swarbrick.
The project, Being Chlöe, looks to explore the political and personal life of New Zealand's youngest MP.
Swarbrick wasn't involved in pitching the project.
Former Arts Minister Chris Finlayson told Kate Hawkesby it's a misuse of taxpayers' money.
He says New Zealand On Air shouldn't show political favouritism and that's exactly what they're doing.

4280 episodes