The big issues of the week are debated in the iconic Backbencher Pub. Back Benches attempts to demystify the world of New Zealand politics by bringing the beehive to the bar stools. It is politics with a pint! Back Benches delivers politics for real people in a format that is relaxed, funny and highly informative. It is a roller coaster ride of good-hearted foot-in-mouth moments from the country’s politicians, along with genuine insight into how they feel and think about the issues facing the country.