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The Nation: National list MP Alfred Ngaro

Saturday, 25 May 2019, 12:04 pm | The Nation

The launch of new political party Coalition NZ came on Thursday following months of speculation. Controversial church leader Hannah Tamaki will lead the party. She said it will not be a Christian Party, but it will be built on strong family values. ... More >>

The Nation: Privacy Commissioner John Edwards

Saturday, 18 May 2019, 12:50 pm | The Nation

Jolliff: The Privacy Commissioner says MSD’s powers to investigate have been taken too far. I asked him how serious the breaches have been. More >>

The Nation: Minister for Children Tracey Martin

Saturday, 18 May 2019, 12:43 pm | The Nation

Simon Shepherd: Minister for Children Tracey Martin, Thanks for your time this morning. So, we’ve seen this jump in the number of newborn Maori babies being taken from their parents in the last three years. Is that because it’s a directive from Oranga ... More >>

The Nation: Justice Minister Andrew Little

Saturday, 4 May 2019, 1:47 pm | The Nation

Emma Jolliff: The plan to re-enter Pike River mine was put on hold this week by Justice Minister Andrew Little, due to safety concerns. So when will the mine be safe to enter? Pike River Re-entry Minister Andrew Little has been on the West Coast ... More >>

The Nation: Social Development Minister Carmel Sepuloni

Saturday, 4 May 2019, 1:44 pm | The Nation

Simon Shepherd: Eleven months after the Government asked a 11 strong panel to overhaul the welfare system, findings have been released this week. Social Development Minister Carmel Sepuloni joins me now. Thank you for your time this morning. The report says ... More >>

The Nation: Kris Faafoi

Saturday, 27 April 2019, 2:00 pm | The Nation

On Newshub Nation Simon Shepherd interviews Minister for Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi: More >>

The Nation: Associate Transport Minister Julie Anne Genter

Saturday, 27 April 2019, 1:58 pm | The Nation

Emma Jolliff: This month saw the worst week on our roads in 16 years with 26 dead. In an attempt to fix our shocking road toll, the government has allocated $1.4 billion for road safety over the next three years. So why isn’t it working? Associate Transport ... More >>

The Nation: Professor Anand Menon

Saturday, 13 April 2019, 5:42 pm | The Nation

Britain avoided crashing out of Europe this week, after the EU granted the UK another extension. It now has until October 31 - Halloween - to come up with a plan. Europe Correspondent Lloyd Burr asked Professor Anand Menon from Kings College London why ... More >>

The Nation: David Seymour and Peter Thirkell

Saturday, 13 April 2019, 5:40 pm | The Nation

On Newshub Nation: Simon Shepherd interviews Act Party Leader David Seymour and Peter Thirkell from the Care Alliance More >>

The Nation: Shane Jones

Saturday, 13 April 2019, 5:38 pm | The Nation

Tova O’Brien: He's the self-styled champion for the north - as he so often likes to remind us - the first citizen of the provinces, but does Shane Jones' bluster and bravado mean he gets away with far more than most other ministers? Once again ... More >>

The Nation: Public health expert, Sir David Skegg

Saturday, 30 March 2019, 12:07 pm | The Nation

Simon Shepherd: Welcome back. The measles outbreak shows no signs of slowing. Up to 900 people in Auckland may have been exposed, with 10 cases confirmed. In Canterbury authorities are dealing with 37 confirmed cases. So, how did this happen when two ... More >>

The Nation: Environment Commissioner Environment Simon Upton

Saturday, 30 March 2019, 11:31 am | The Nation

Welcome back. The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, Simon Upton, released a report this week recommending a re-think on how greenhouse gases are treated. He said we were depending too much on planting trees to offset emissions - particularly ... More >>

The Nation: Simon Shepherd interviews author Julie Fry

Saturday, 9 March 2019, 12:41 pm | The Nation

S imon Shepherd: Kiwis are a humble lot who don't like to draw attention to their goals or their successes. Yet that lack of open ambition may be one reason we as a country are slipping down the economic rankings. That's one of the conclusions ... More >>

The Nation: Former NZ Ambassador to China, John McKinnon

Saturday, 9 March 2019, 12:38 pm | The Nation

Simon Shepherd: Welcome back. Tension increased in the South China Sea this week after a Chinese naval ship reportedly rammed and sank a Vietnamese fishing boat. That’s one of the areas where New Zealand agrees to disagree with China over its ... More >>

The Nation: National Party leader Simon Bridges

Saturday, 9 March 2019, 11:31 am | The Nation

Emma Jolliff: National leader Simon Bridges is adamant a capital gains tax would take thousands from people's KiwiSavers and threaten the Kiwi way of life. I began by asking him if he's simply scaremongering and muddying a sensible debate. More >>

The Nation: Emma Jolliff interviews Professor Marilyn Waring

Saturday, 2 March 2019, 12:27 pm | The Nation

Emma Jolliff: Leading economist and former National MP Professor Marilyn Waring first raised her concerns about inequality and economic measurement 30 years ago. Now, she’s detailed her criticisms of Treasury’s new framework to measure inter-generational ... More >>

The Nation: Simon Shepherd interviews PM Jacinda Ardern

Saturday, 2 March 2019, 11:47 am | The Nation

Simon Shepherd: The Prime Minister says this will be the 'year of delivery' after 'turning the ship around' last year. Yet the number of people waiting for a state house has shot up, so has the cost of hardship benefits, and Kiwibuild's missing ... More >>

The Nation: Housing Minister Phil Twyford

Saturday, 24 November 2018, 3:22 pm | The Nation

• Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford says the new Housing and Urban Development Authority (HUDA) will act "in partnership" with local iwi, councils and the private sector. “We’re creating a really joined-up one-stop ... More >>

The Nation: Ecologist Mike Joy

Saturday, 24 November 2018, 12:45 pm | The Nation

• Ecologist Mike Joy says it's still unknown whether the government’s National Policy Statement on freshwater management will make a difference. “I’ve had my heart broken too many times by politicians to be caught up in the excitement. I’m ... More >>

The Nation: Shane Jones

Saturday, 17 November 2018, 2:09 pm | The Nation

• Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones said he takes responsibility for the mulching of $160,000 worth of seedlings destined for Ngati Hine Forestry Trust. He said while it was a slip up between the "advisers and the actual officials" ... More >>



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