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The Nation: Housing Minister Phil Twyford

Saturday, 23 June 2018, 12:10 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen: Auckland Council has just announced plans to count the number of homeless in the city, around six weeks after the government said it would create an extra 1500 social housing places by the end of winter. That’s one of a number of ambitious ... More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews prison inmate Arthur Taylor

Saturday, 23 June 2018, 12:08 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen: Arthur Taylor told me he'd never met David Tamihere when he decided to prosecute Roberto Conchie Harris for perjury. Harris was one of three jailhouse informants in Tamihere’s trial, known for many years as Witnesses A, B and C because their ... More >>

The Nation: Justice Minister Andrew Little

Saturday, 16 June 2018, 1:16 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen: The Government must reduce the prison population by the end of next year or face complete failure of the prison system, according to Justice Ministry advice released to Newshub Nation. That advice also says those reductions will require significant ... More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Phil Goff

Saturday, 16 June 2018, 12:49 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen: Nine out of nineteen councillors signed a letter expressing concern over a $930,000 stadium report. They say Mayor Phil Goff kept it from them. I sat down with Mr Goff and asked if he had heard of any issues before he received the letter. ... More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Jacinda Ardern

Saturday, 16 June 2018, 11:53 am | The Nation

Lisa Owen: The Labour led Government is committed to reducing the prison population by 30 per cent in 15 years. But this week, its first step toward justice system reform turned into a bit of a stumble – with the Deputy Prime Minister Winston peters ... More >>

The Nation: Health Minister David Clark

Saturday, 9 June 2018, 12:43 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen: It’s not an easy time to be the Health Minister. Since the Labour-led government took office, there have been revelations of mouldy, damp hospital buildings, serious staff shortages, a lack of medical resources, and increasing demand. Minister ... More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Derek Handley

Saturday, 9 June 2018, 11:44 am | The Nation

Lisa Owen: Digital entrepreneur Derek Handley was recently back in New Zealand, giving a keynote speech on technology and inequality at tech week. He says we could be on the cusp of another "knowledge wave" - but the last digital revolution ... More >>

The Nation: Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway

Saturday, 2 June 2018, 1:25 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen: The Immigration Minister has just announced plans to crack down on post-study work rights for international students. It’s part of Labour’s plan to turn down the tap on immigration by about 20,000 to 30,000 people a year. Immigration Minister ... More >>

The Nation: Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr

Saturday, 2 June 2018, 1:23 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen: Adrian Orr took up the role of Reserve Bank Governor in March this year after a long stint as chief executive of the New Zealand superannuation fund. Shortly after joining the reserve bank, he spoke about his frustration at the super fund ... More >>

The Nation: Children's Commissioner Judge Andrew Becroft

Saturday, 26 May 2018, 1:32 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen: When Judge Andrew Becroft first stepped into the role of children's commissioner in 2016, he admitted he was shocked at the level of child poverty in New Zealand. So with a couple of years under his belt, does he see things improving? And how does ... More >>

The Nation: Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods

Saturday, 26 May 2018, 1:31 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen: The Prime Minister’s fronted to the oil and gas sector in New Plymouth as the government tries to dampen down fears about Taranaki’s economy following a ban on future oil and gas exploration. The industry contributes about $2.5 billion ... More >>

The Nation: Finance Minister Grant Robertson

Saturday, 19 May 2018, 12:33 pm | The Nation

Simon Shepherd: On the eve of the Finance Minister’s first budget, he described it as the first part of a transformational trilogy, but reviews have been mixed; it’s been praised as solid and sensible, while critics say it was boring and a ... More >>

The Nation: Council of Trade Unions Economist Bill Rosenberg

Saturday, 19 May 2018, 12:18 pm | The Nation

Simon Shepherd: The government’s stuck fast to its fiscal responsibility rules in this year’s budget in a bid to boost business confidence, but has that come at a cost? It was aiming to be transformational, but critics say this year’s budget ... More >>

The Nation: Leonie Freeman and Alan Johnson

Saturday, 12 May 2018, 1:22 pm | The Nation

On Newshub Nation Lisa Owen interviews housing strategist Leonie Freeman and The Salvation Army's Alan Johnson. More >>

The Nation: Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor

Saturday, 12 May 2018, 1:05 pm | The Nation

On Newshub Nation: Simon Shepherd interviews Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor: 12 May 2018 Simon Shepherd: The Minister of Primary Industries is halfway through a cull of 22,000 cows. It could be just the tip of the iceberg. So I asked Agriculture ... More >>

The Nation: Northcote candidates Bidois and Halbert

Saturday, 5 May 2018, 1:55 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen: Johnathan Coleman’s resignation from politics has left a vacancy in Northcote, and my next two guests are vying to fill it. Shannon Halbert and Dan Bidois both want to be the electorate’s new MP and they’ve both just started campaigning ... More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Police Minister Stuart Nash

Saturday, 5 May 2018, 1:09 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen: Kia ora. Good morning. I’m Lisa Owen. Welcome to Newshub Nation. Labour’s coalition deal with New Zealand First says it will strive towards adding 1800 new cops over the next three years. So how will it attract enough recruits and how can ... More >>

The Nation: Author and Journalist Amy Goldstein

Saturday, 28 April 2018, 1:21 pm | The Nation

On Newshub Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Author and Journalist Amy Goldstein Lisa Owen: What happens to a community when good work goes away? That’s the question Washington Post reporter Amy Goldstein set out to answer with her book Janesville: ... More >>

The Nation: British High Commissioner Laura Clarke

Saturday, 28 April 2018, 1:19 pm | The Nation

On Newshub Nation: Lisa Owen interviews British High Commissioner Laura Clarke Britain is set to exit the European Union in March next year. After that, it will be looking to build stronger trade ties with countries like New Zealand. I spoke to the British ... More >>

The Nation: Social Development Minister Carmel Sepuloni

Saturday, 28 April 2018, 1:17 pm | The Nation

On Newshub Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Social Development Minister Carmel Sepuloni Lisa Owen: The Prime Minister says our welfare system needs an overhaul and it will happen soon. Her comments came in the same week that the Salvation Army said the ... More >>

 

 

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