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Sean Plunket interviews Professor Des Gorman

Sean Plunket

May 20th, 2022

Matthew Tukaki addresses funding controversy

Sean Plunket

May 18th, 2022

Neil Oliver on Southbeat with Leanne Malcolm

Leanne Malcolm

May 17th, 2022

Sean Plunket talks to Sir Ian Taylor

Sean Plunket

May 13th, 2022

Martin Devlin and Grant Dalton

Martin Devlin

May 10th, 2022

The Platform Promo

Sean Plunket

May 9th, 2022

Michael Laws interviews Dr Bryce Edwards on polling & the Speaker

Dr Bryce Edwards sat down with Michael Laws in our Wellington studio to discuss recent political polling and Speaker Trevor Mallard trespassing former MPs from Parliament.

Michael Laws

May 5th, 2022

Sean Plunket interviews Owen Pomana on helping refugees in Ukraine

Owen Pomana spoke to Sean Plunket from Turkey where he was preparing for another mission to assist Ukrainian refugees fleeing the war.

Sean Plunket

May 5th, 2022

Plunket is joined by Stephen Franks and Mike Williams

Is it time for Trevor Mallard to go?

Sean Plunket

May 5th, 2022

Sean Plunket interviews Dr Tony Ellis

Sean speaks with Dr Tony Ellis the esteemed lawyer who was involved in the Police v Beggs case in 1999

Sean Plunket

May 3rd, 2022

Sean Plunket interviews Rodney Hide on the trespassing of ex-MPs from Parliament

Why Trevor Mallard can’t legally enforce his trespass order on Matt King and should have known that from the get go!

Sean Plunket

May 3rd, 2022

Sean Plunket interviews Winston Peters on his trespass from Parliament

Former Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters has been trespassed from Parliament for two years

Sean Plunket

May 3rd, 2022

David Seymour's first interview in The Platform Studio

This week David Seymour was our first ever in-studio guest on The Platform

Sean Plunket

April 1st, 2022

Professor Paul Moon on the new New Zealand History Curriculum

Sean Plunket asks one of New Zealand's top historians, Paul Moon, for his take on the new history curriculum to be taught in New Zealand schools.

Sean Plunket

April 1st, 2022

Nico Porteous talks with Martin Devlin on The Platform

The Platform Drive host Martin Devlin chats with Winter Olympic Games gold medallist Nico Porteous.

Martin Devlin

March 28th, 2022

Who is The Platform's Drive Host

Sean Plunket, Martin Devlin

March 15th, 2022

Photojournalist Simon Townsley on the ground in Odessa, Ukraine

Photojournalist Simon Townsley is on the ground in Odessa, Ukraine. Sean talks to him about what he is seeing.

Sean Plunket

March 11th, 2022

Shaun Johnson

Devlin catchs up with Shaun Johnson and discusses his return to the Warriors.

Martin Devlin

March 11th, 2022

Marty Verry

Sean talks to Red Stag Timber CEO Marty Verry about donating to the protest at Parliament and facing the cancellation mob.

Sean Plunket

March 10th, 2022

What is an Inclusion Manager anyway?

Dane Giraud and fellow Free Speech Union steering group member Ani O'Brien continue a discussion on the fallout from the cancelation of a Free Speech Union talk at AUT.

Dane Giraud, Ani O'Brien

May 3rd, 2022

Leftist activist Don Franks on Free Speech

Don talks to Free Speech Union spokesperson Dane Giraud about the centrality of Free Speech to the union movement of yesteryear, Marx on 'Free Speech" and why speech restrictions are never called for from those on the lowest rung.

Dane Giraud, Don Franks

April 19th, 2022

Life Out Loud #7

This week on our Life Out Loud summary of a week in Free Speech in New Zealand, Free Speech Union spokespersons Jonathan Ayling and Ani O'Brien touch on two recent hit-jobs mounted against the Free Speech Union.

Jonathan Ayling, Ani O'Brien

April 9th, 2022

Simon O'Connor on protest, free speech, and propaganda

Jonathan Ayling speaks to friend of the Free Speech Union - National MP for Tamaki - Simon O'Connor.

Jonathan Ayling

April 6th, 2022

Peter Rowley on working with the great Billy T James

Dane Giraud speaks to comic actor and writer Peter Rowley about working with a man who is still universally considered New Zealand's best comedian - the late Billy T James.

Dane Giraud

April 4th, 2022

Dr Melissa Derby on Martin Luther King Jr

Free Speech Union spokesperson Dane Giraud discusses the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr with Dr. Melissa Derby, a Senior Lecturer in the School of Education at the University of Waikato.

Dane Giraud

March 17th, 2022

MP Simeon Brown on his Controversial Voting Record

Jonathan Ayling sits down with National MP for Pakuranga Simeon Brown to discuss Simeon's voting record on a range of controversial Bills (Safe Areas Bill/ Conversion Practices Prohibition Bill).

Jonathan Ayling

March 14th, 2022

Former MP Matt King on Parliament Protest

Former National MP Matt King dropped into the Free Speech Union studios between visits to the Parliament Protest for a far-ranging chat with spokesperson Ani O'Brien.

Ani O'Brien

February 15th, 2022

Voice For Life's Kate Cormack on Safe Areas Bill and Protest

Kate discusses the impact of the proposed 'Safe Areas' Bill on her group's activism, the fraught process of making submissions, and why the Pro-Life movement could be the canary in the coalmine for the suppression of more protest movements.

Ani O'Brien

February 8th, 2022

Public Service Advisor censored for using the term 'male-bodied'

Free Speech Union spokesperson Jonathan Ayling speaks to an advisor (who will remain nameless) who fell foul of management after attending a presentation by LGBTQIA+ activist group InsideOUT.

Jonathan Ayling

January 27th, 2022

Georgina Beyer on Debate and Politics

Georgina discusses her many stoushes with Brain Tamaki and why debate is so key to exposing toxic messaging, along with sharing many colourful anecdotes around her colourful journey through politics.

Dane Giraud

January 20th, 2022

Matt McCarten on Exploited Migrant Workers

Daphna Whitmore talks to unionist, political commentator, and FSU member Matt McCarten about his two planned summer campaigns aimed at giving exploited workers a voice.

Daphna Whitmore

December 14th, 2021