New 3 News online show aims to explain basics of politics
New 3 News online show aims to explain the basics of
Today 3news.co.nz launched its new weekly
online series Let’s Get Political.
political reporter and press gallery member Tova O’Brien,
the programme aims to educate and entertain an audience who
haven’t yet engaged fully with New Zealand politics.
show’s producer, Dan Lake says he wants the show to get
more people involved in political discussion.
there are a lot of people who avoid politics because they
don’t have a full understanding of the basics. My hope is
that this show can help change that and inform them in an
Let’s Get Political forms part of
TV3’s Decision 14 election coverage and will be online
every Friday until the general election. The series can be
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