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The Nation 26,27 July: Flavell & Harawira, Joe Hockey

Friday, 25 July 2014, 5:13 pm | The Nation

On The Nation this weekend…. With the Maori seats primed to play a pivotal role this election, Torben Akel reports from the key battlegrounds and meets the top contenders. Then the Maori Party co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell and Mana Party leader Hone Harawira ... More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Jamie Whyte & Colin Craig

Sunday, 20 July 2014, 11:32 am | The Nation

Jamie Whyte and Colin Craig say both their parties are looking to be on the cross-benches and avoid a formal coalition with any National-led government More >>

On The Nation: Patrick Gower interviews Winston Peters

Sunday, 20 July 2014, 11:27 am | The Nation

Winston Peters opens door to standing in East Coast Bays electorate, says it's an "exciting point" and he's thinking about it More >>

Lisa Owen interviews Labour’s David Shearer

Sunday, 13 July 2014, 9:29 am | The Nation

David Shearer says Labour’s policy backs oil drilling and indicates not keen to be swayed by the Green Party. More >>

Lisa Owen interviews Paula Bennett

Saturday, 12 July 2014, 4:20 pm | The Nation

Paula Bennett says Government won’t raise benefit levels, disagrees with Children’s Commissioner that current levels do not allow children to participate in society. More >>

The Nation 12,13 July: Poverty, Offshore Drilling, Regions

Friday, 11 July 2014, 2:21 pm | The Nation

Then as it tries to balance environmental concerns with jobs, Labour energy spokesperson David Shearer reveals his party’s new policy on offshore drilling. More >>

Lisa Owen interviews Maori Party co-leader Pita Sharples

Saturday, 5 July 2014, 4:05 pm | The Nation

Pita Sharples says Hone Harawira’s split from the Maori Party has been “quite damaging” and “cost Maori people a solid voice in parliament”. More >>

Patrick Gower interviews Labour leader David Cunliffe

Saturday, 5 July 2014, 4:03 pm | The Nation

David Cunliffe won't rule out Internet-Mana from Labour-led government: “I’ve been quite frank that we will have our door and phone line open to whoever wants to change the government.” More >>

Lisa Owen interviews Tony Ryall

Saturday, 28 June 2014, 3:32 pm | The Nation

Minister admits Health Benefits Limited's deadline to save $764m by 2015/16 will be missed - "those savings might happen in another year or so after that timeline" or even in "three or four years’ time" More >>

Patrick Gower interviews John Key

Saturday, 28 June 2014, 3:23 pm | The Nation

New 3News Reid Research poll shows opposition to National deal with Conservatives: 60% say no and only 22% say yes. National voters: 31% say yes and 49% say no. More >>

Lisa Owen interviews tech entrepreneur Derek Handley

Saturday, 21 June 2014, 2:17 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen: You said earlier this year that you think there isn’t an ounce of vision within a thousand miles of the Beehive. Why do you think that’s the case? More >>

Patrick Gower interviews Rick Larsen

Saturday, 21 June 2014, 1:55 pm | The Nation

Patrick Gower interviews Democrat congressman and co-chair of the Congressional Friends of New Zealand caucus, Rick Larsen More >>

Lisa Owen interviews Labour leader David Cunliffe

Saturday, 21 June 2014, 1:42 pm | The Nation

David Cunliffe says “this hasn’t been too bad a week at all” and describes his team’s support as “rock solid” “I have nothing to hide and nothing to be ashamed of. This week has galvanised support for me and for Labour…” Cunliffe ... More >>

Patrick Gower interviews John Key in Washington

Saturday, 21 June 2014, 1:05 pm | The Nation

John Key says NZ would support American air strikes in Iraq, compares situation in Iraq to Yemen. “I suspect I would adopt the same position I have in Yemen which is to say we’re opposed to terrorism, we’re opposed to al-Qaeda, the same is ... More >>

Patrick Gower interviews Colin Craig

Saturday, 14 June 2014, 2:10 pm | The Nation

Patrick Gower interviews Conservative Party Leader Colin Craig Headlines: Colin Craig concedes he cannot win an electorate seat against sitting National MPs Murray McCully, Mark Mitchell or Paula Bennett without a deal from National Says he "can't ... More >>

Patrick Gower interviews Education Minister Hekia Parata

Saturday, 14 June 2014, 1:59 pm | The Nation

Hekia Parata "interested in flexibility" that would allow schools to change opening hours and the start of the school year More >>

Lisa Owen interviews Professor Jonathan Boston

Saturday, 14 June 2014, 1:02 pm | The Nation

Children’s Commissioner Russell Wills advocates restoring benefits in real terms to where they were a generation ago. More >>

On The Nation: Hekia Parata, Colin Craig, Children

Friday, 13 June 2014, 2:23 pm | The Nation

This weekend on The Nation… a flagship policy under fire? 3News Political Editor Patrick Gower asks Education Minister Hekia Parata if her $359 million super teacher and principals policy will be derailed by opposition from the sector and whether ... More >>

Lisa Owen interviews Auckland Mayor Len Brown

Sunday, 8 June 2014, 5:29 pm | The Nation

Disagrees with Labour Leader David Cunliffe’s call to limit immigration. “I don’t agree with that. I think that we have been able to grow and deal with our growth reasonably well.” Len Brown says $75 million carpark offer “out of the ... More >>

Lisa Owen interviews Epsom candidates

Saturday, 7 June 2014, 3:00 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen interviews Epsom candidates – ACT’s David Seymour, Labour’s Michael Wood and Julie Anne Genter from the Green Party. Headlines: David Seymour: "There's no deal". ACT candidate says Paul Goldsmith's decision not to appear on The ... More >>

 

 

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