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On The Nation: Patrick Gower interviews Nick Smith

Monday, 29 August 2016, 9:23 am | The Nation

Smith denies the Government has been missing in action over landbanking in Auckland, saying he can’t force private developers to spend money. More >>

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Lawrence Yule & Mike Joy

Sunday, 21 August 2016, 5:33 pm | The Nation

• District Health Board alerted senior DHB and Hastings District Council staff at 12:53pm on August 12 of possible contamination of Havelock North but Mayor Yule wasn’t informed until 2:30pm, and public weren’t notified until early evening More >>

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Helen Kelly

Sunday, 21 August 2016, 5:28 pm | The Nation

Headlines: Kelly hopes to use loophole to allow for legal importation of prescription medical marijuana More >>

This weekend on The Nation...

Sunday, 21 August 2016, 5:23 pm | The Nation

As Havelock North recovers from the largest outbreak of water-borne illness in New Zealand in 30 years, Lisa Owen asks Hastings mayor Lawrence Yule how it happened and if the Council did enough to keep people safe. More >>

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Phil Twyford

Sunday, 14 August 2016, 10:08 pm | The Nation

Labour housing spokesperson Phil Twyford says Housing New Zealand has been selling state houses for below the official valuations More >>

On The Nation: Auckland mayoral debate

Sunday, 14 August 2016, 10:04 pm | The Nation

Auckland mayoral candidate Phil Goff says the Transport Minister has given the green light to replace the Interim Transport Levy with road user charges More >>

On The Nation: Wellington Mayoral Debate

Saturday, 6 August 2016, 8:05 pm | The Nation

Deputy mayor Justin Lester says reports of a toxic culture in the Wellington City Council are an overstatement, but Councillor Helene Ritchie says the council has been in crisis. More >>

On The Nation: Unitary Plan debate

Saturday, 30 July 2016, 2:26 pm | The Nation

The Property Institute says the majority of new buildings under the Unitary Plan will be apartments, and there will be enough demand for them. More >>

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Antony Green

Saturday, 30 July 2016, 2:24 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen: This month’s Australian election returned the Liberal Party and Malcolm Turnbull to power but only just. Two of the last three federal elections have been tight races, with 2010 ending in a hung parliament. And an increasing number of Australians ... More >>

On The Nation: Patrick Gower interviews Michael Gibino

Saturday, 30 July 2016, 2:21 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen: Political editor Patrick Gower spoke to Michael Gibino, who ran 1800km to the convention to support Clinton’s former rival, Bernie Sanders. More >>

This weekend on The Nation...

Saturday, 30 July 2016, 2:04 pm | The Nation

After five years of submissions and debate, the Unitary Plan is heading to Council for a final vote. Can it calm the city's housing crisis... or will it create city full of low-quality high-rises? And will it get more people on the property ladder, ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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