You can only piss the journos off for so long…
National ministers have a habit of not wanting to turn up to the ‘hard’ questions, but Paula Bennett has been severely caught out by RNZ:
Back in August RNZ’s Insight programme spent two weeks chasing Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett for an interview. Finally, just days before the deadline the minister agreed to a five minute phone interview. The Insight programme had repeatedly been told the minister was simply too busy to front up for a face-to-face interview about homelessness.
But at the same time as being ‘too busy’ to discuss her day job, social housing, when given the chance to spend half-an-hour on the telly chatting about KFC perfume: