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On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Eva Orner

Saturday, 23 July 2016, 12:24 pm | The Nation

But as the number of asylum seekers arriving by boat grew in the 1990, successive governments fought back with harsher and harsher laws. More >>

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews John Tamihere

Saturday, 23 July 2016, 11:56 am | The Nation

John Tamihere says Te Whanau o Waipareira pulled out of a deal to set up a charter school because the contract gave the Education Minister too much power to close the school, and the Government would not include a reference to the trust as a Treaty ... More >>

On The Nation: Patrick Gower interviews Kendal Unruh

Saturday, 23 July 2016, 11:53 am | The Nation

Patrick Gower: Kendal Unruh, one of the leaders of the Never Trump movement. You tried to stop Donald Trump. You tried out here on this floor to stop Donald Trump. Why? Why did it matter so much to you to stop him becoming the Republican nominee? More >>

This weekend on The Nation...

Saturday, 23 July 2016, 11:16 am | The Nation

West Auckland's Waipareira Trust has been one of the biggest supporters of charter schools, but they've just pulled the plug on plans for one with more than 100 kids already signed up. Why, and what next for the Act Party's signature policy? Lisa ... More >>

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Ambassador Wang Lutong

Sunday, 17 July 2016, 12:08 am | The Nation

The Chinese Ambassador Wang Lutong says Beijing will not abide by the UN tribunal ruling on the South China Sea, calling it unjustified. More >>

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Matt Noffs & Ross Bell

Sunday, 17 July 2016, 12:04 am | The Nation

Headlines: New Zealand and Australian drug experts have suggested this country set up meth inhalation rooms, similar to drug injection rooms already in place in many countries. More >>

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Bill English

Saturday, 9 July 2016, 7:05 pm | The Nation

Headlines: Tolley concedes National unlikely to meet BPS target for moving people off benefits; “it’s a very aspirational target”. More >>

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Andrew Little

Saturday, 9 July 2016, 7:03 pm | The Nation

Headlines: Labour will build 1000 new state houses a year for as many years as it takes to meet demand More >>

On The Nation: Patrick Gower interviews John Key

Sunday, 3 July 2016, 6:37 pm | The Nation

Headlines: Prime Minister confirms Cabinet told there was a legal “risk” from Saudi billionaire Sheikh Hamood, yet Hamood’s business partner George Assaf told The Nation they has no intention of suing. More >>

Lisa Owen interviews Gerri Peev

Saturday, 25 June 2016, 3:09 pm | The Nation

Patrick Gower talks to former spin doctor Alastair Campbell and Lisa Owen interviews NZ-raised Daily Mail political correspondent Gerri Peev about Brexit and its implications More >>

On The Nation: Patrick Gower interviews Hekia Parata

Saturday, 25 June 2016, 2:53 pm | The Nation

Education Minister says new funding proposals would see public funding attached to pupils who go to private schools. More >>

On the Nation: Plain Packaging Debate

Saturday, 25 June 2016, 2:48 pm | The Nation

Imperial Tobacco leaves open possibility of law suit against New Zealand government if plain packaging is introduced, as planned. Says it’s a “last resort” but “of course we will defend the right to use our brands”. More >>

On The Nation: Euthanasia Debate

Saturday, 18 June 2016, 6:15 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen: I’m joined by Aussie TV and radio host turned pro-euthanasia campaigner Andrew Denton and Matthew Jensen, from lobby group Care Alliance. Andrew, if I could start with you first. You’ve basically chucked in your day job to campaign for ... More >>

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Judith Collins

Sunday, 12 June 2016, 7:53 pm | The Nation

Corrections Minister admits failure in National’s efforts to meet its own Better Public Service target of a 25 percent reduction in reoffending by 2017. More >>

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Gerry Brownlee

Sunday, 12 June 2016, 7:29 pm | The Nation

Defence Minister reserves right to retaliate against any cyber attacks, but says New Zealand will not launch a pre-emptive cyber strike. More >>

Lisa Owen interviews Andrew Little and Metiria Turei

Saturday, 4 June 2016, 6:51 pm | The Nation

Headlines Few details given on what new government would look like but both insist they can offer voters a viable alternative to a National-led government More >>

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Bill English

Saturday, 28 May 2016, 9:40 pm | The Nation

Headlines: Finance Minister blames Auckland Council for housing shortage, saying it is responsible for land, housing and infrastructure supply in the city, while government provides rental subsidies. More >>

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Grant Robertson

Saturday, 28 May 2016, 9:37 pm | The Nation

Headlines: Robertson commits Labour to helping Auckland Council fund infrastructure for more housing and says it’s willing to borrow to do so (NB Bill English’s interview on The Nation, saying it’s Auckland Council’s job) More >>

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Antonio Gotingco

Saturday, 21 May 2016, 4:42 pm | The Nation

Husband of murder victim Bless Goingco says Corrections and its Minister have “blood on their hands” for releasing Tony Robertson into their neighbourhood. “They must be willing to take responsibility” More >>

On The Nation: Pre-Budget Debate

Saturday, 21 May 2016, 4:40 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen: You’re back with The Nation and our pre-budget debate with the minor parties – the Greens’ Julie-Anne Genter, United Future’s Peter Dunne, the Maori Party’s Marama Fox and Act’s David Seymour. Question for all of you – who here ... More >>



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