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On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Lance Norman

Monday, 2 May 2016, 9:44 am | The Nation

National Urban Maori Authority boss Lance Norman puts the cost of failing a struggling child at $145,000 per year More >>

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Hera Peihopa

Monday, 2 May 2016, 9:39 am | The Nation

“Well, I blame Serco. I blame them. They are the security company who are responsible for our boys. You know, that’s their job – to protect them; you know, to keep them safe; to, you know, monitor just what’s going on in the detention centres.” More >>

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Andrew Little

Monday, 2 May 2016, 9:37 am | The Nation

Says the attack on Mosul planned for this year will determine if we are “winning” against Islamic State: “That’s going to be a test of whether the Iraqi Army has really transformed under the training that is being provided.” More >>

The Nation: Aaron Wood

Saturday, 23 April 2016, 12:59 pm | The Nation

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Aaron Wood Youtube clips from the show are available here . Headlines: Veterans from wars since Vietnam treated with “apathy and indifference”, says leader of new veterans groups; even older vets “treated with disdain”. “ ... More >>

The Nation: David Hines and Murray Burton

Saturday, 23 April 2016, 12:57 pm | The Nation

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews David Hines and Murray Burton Youtube clips from the show are available here . More >>

The Nation: John Key

Saturday, 23 April 2016, 12:55 pm | The Nation

On The Nation: Lloyd Burr interviews John Key Youtube clips from the show are available here . More >>

The Nation: Simon Shepherd interviews Simon Winchester

Monday, 4 April 2016, 10:56 am | The Nation

In a run of remarkable journalistic good fortune, he’s covered Ireland’s troubles, Watergate, the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan and was even captured by the Argentine army at the start of the Falklands War. More >>

Lisa Owen interviews Metiria Turei and Anjum Rahman

Sunday, 3 April 2016, 6:53 pm | The Nation

Greens co-leader says “our Prime Minister lied to the country” about jihadi brides and in doing so inspired fear of the Muslim community More >>

On The Nation: Xmas Special

Sunday, 6 December 2015, 12:42 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen: Kia ora. Good morning and happy holidays, and welcome to the final Nation of 2015. I’m Lisa Owen. More >>

Lisa Owen interviews Prime Minister John Key

Saturday, 28 November 2015, 1:24 pm | The Nation

Prime Minister won’t say New Zealand is at war with Islamic State as we don’t have troops fighting them, “but some people could use those terms and would probably be appropriate in doing so”. More >>

Lisa Owen talks to US Ambassador Mark Gilbert

Saturday, 28 November 2015, 1:20 pm | The Nation

US ambassador says he “would like” the United States to send a ship to naval celebrations in New Zealand next year, but “we will always stay with our ‘neither confirm nor deny’ [nuclear] policy”. Denies that sending a vessel under NZ’s ... More >>

Lisa Owen interviews Police Commissioner Mike Bush

Saturday, 28 November 2015, 1:18 pm | The Nation

Police Commissioner admits officers suffer from “unconscious bias” and have been biased in how they deal with Maori offenders, but denies racism in the force. “You are acknowledging the fact that when it came to making subjective decisions ... More >>

The Nation: Patrick Gower interviews Simon Upton

Sunday, 22 November 2015, 11:40 am | The Nation

“New Zealand is like every other country in the world, and that is, it's doing something but it's not doing enough. It's going to have to increase its game here.” Tim Groser’s argument that NZ’s target is “fair and ambitious” because we ... More >>

The Nation: ISIS: A History

Sunday, 22 November 2015, 11:34 am | The Nation

Lisa Owen interviews 'ISIS: A History' author and London School of Economics professor Fawaz Gerges More >>

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Marama Fox

Saturday, 14 November 2015, 5:10 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen: Good morning, Mrs Fox. You heard there the senator, who is clearly disbelieving that Kiwis are in detention centres for anything other than the worst of crimes. What did you make of his comments? More >>

Lisa Owen interviews Wealth and New Zealand author

Saturday, 7 November 2015, 6:04 pm | The Nation

Rashbrooke says wealthiest 1%, about 34,000 adults in NZ, have average wealth of $4.5 million each Wealthiest 10% of New Zealanders own half of all the assets, while half of the country has just 4% of the wealth. Says NZ is unusual in not taxing wealth. ... More >>

Lisa Owen interviews Jon Ronson

Saturday, 7 November 2015, 6:02 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen: It's a phenomenon of the digital age.. online-shaming. But what happens after the flurry of outraged tweets and posts sweeps through cyberspace? Award-winning writer and documentary maker Jon Ronson spent three years travelling the world to ... More >>

Patrick Gower interviews Labour's Grant Robertson

Saturday, 7 November 2015, 5:50 pm | The Nation

Robertson backs away from Labour’s 2014 Variable Savings Rate policy to influence monetary policy, admitting it’s a “complicated policy” and he can’t commit to it. Says 45% of jobs in NZ may be gone in 10-15 years and praises a Denmark-style ... More >>

Patrick Gower interviews Labour leader Andrew Little

Saturday, 7 November 2015, 5:49 pm | The Nation

Little says a Labour government won’t bring in a capital gains tax in its first term. “We won’t introduce it in our first term, and we won’t introduce any change that significant to the tax system, any material change to the tax system, ... More >>

Lisa Owen interviews Nick Smith

Sunday, 1 November 2015, 12:24 pm | The Nation

On The Nation:Lisa Owen interviews Environment & Housing Minister Nick Smith Environment Minister says he’s purposefully ‘keeping the door open’ to more genetically modified organism (GMO) releases and “we are not ruling out making ... More >>



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