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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 >>

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Ruth Money

Saturday, 21 May 2016, 4:37 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen: Ruth Money is a victim advocate and spokesperson for the Gotingco family. Good morning. Let's talk about the report. Can you briefly remind people what are some of the things that the Corrections Department could have done better. More >>

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Emma Sky

Monday, 16 May 2016, 9:31 am | The Nation

LISA OWEN: Thanks for joining me this morning. This week we’ve seen in Iraq more than 90 people killed as a result of IS bombings, protesters over the last couple of weeks storming parliament, and most recently, a number of football fans slaughtered ... More >>

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Nick Smith

Monday, 16 May 2016, 9:28 am | The Nation

Lisa Owen: This week the Reserve Bank Governor said he’s increasingly concerned about Auckland’s property market and raised the prospect of debt-to-income ratios, meaning the less you earn, the less you can borrow. But would that make the idea ... More >>

On The Nation: Phil Vine interviews Jean-Christophe Rufin

Monday, 16 May 2016, 9:26 am | The Nation

Lisa Owen: Our next guest has one hell of a CV – doctor, humanitarian, diplomat and writer. As one of the cofounders of Médecins Sans Frontières, or Doctors Without Borders, and France’s ambassador to Senegal, Jean-Christophe Rufin has travelled ... More >>

Lisa Owen interviews Peter Bale and Winston Peters

Monday, 9 May 2016, 9:29 am | The Nation

Lisa Owen: Before we crack into health, breaking news overnight regarding the Panama Papers. The leaker’s spoken for the first time and in what he or she is calling a manifesto names John Key. He is the only world leader named. The leaker says Mossack ... More >>

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Jonathan Coleman

Monday, 9 May 2016, 9:26 am | The Nation

Health Minister rejects claims by opposition parties and Infometrics that government health spending is not keeping up with population growth and inflation: “it has increased in real terms overall”. More >>

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Beau Kilmer

Monday, 9 May 2016, 9:23 am | The Nation

Well, Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne says it's time to flick the enlightenment switch when it comes to cannabis. More >>

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Annette King

Monday, 9 May 2016, 9:21 am | The Nation

Headlines: New leaked document shows 10 District Health Boards face budget cuts in real terms in this year’s Budget More >>

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 >>



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