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Lisa Owen interviews Northland GP Lance O'Sullivan

Sunday, 24 May 2015, 2:02 pm | The Nation

2014 New Zealander of the Years say National’s benefit increases are “a step in the right direction”, but calls on Government to do more Backs Government’s move to require beneficiaries to start working when their child turns three; “that’s ... More >>

Lisa Owen interviews Grant Robertson

Saturday, 23 May 2015, 12:54 pm | The Nation

Robertson says Labour will “definitely” look at changing the beneficiaries work obligation back to when their child turns five. More >>

Patrick Gower interviews Finance Minister Bill English:

Saturday, 23 May 2015, 12:41 pm | The Nation

Finance Minister says he doesn’t know what difference his tax on capital gains will make to housing affordability and admits it may not have an impact on Auckland house prices. More >>

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Michael Woodhouse

Saturday, 16 May 2015, 2:00 pm | The Nation

Headlines: National is looking to give extra points to immigrant investors, entrepreneurs and skilled migrants willing to settle outside of Auckland to help regional development. “That could happen in the next few months”. Although Minister is unconcerned ... More >>

On The Nation: Simon Shepherd interviews Ken Auletta

Saturday, 16 May 2015, 12:03 pm | The Nation

Intro: It's mantra was "don't be evil" and it shunned the conventional. By doing so, Google has become the world's second most valuable company. One that's been able to garner a vast trove of personal data and turn it into advertising gold. ... More >>

The Nation: Hack Attack author Nick Davies

Saturday, 9 May 2015, 1:40 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen: Not many have taken on the powerful media empire of Rupert Murdoch, but Nick Davies is one of them. His book ‘Hack Attack’ details a world of crime, cover-up and phone hacking and, in fact, forced the News of the World to close down. ... More >>

The Nation: Transport Minister Simon Bridges

Saturday, 9 May 2015, 1:30 pm | The Nation

Simon Bridges does not have confidence in Auckland Council’s transport plan, saying the city needs “more, less iconic big projects and more smaller-scale projects that actually deal with congestion” For the first time Minister gives examples ... More >>

The Nation: Corrections Minister Sam Lotu-Iiga

Saturday, 2 May 2015, 2:30 pm | The Nation

Corrections Minister doesn’t know how much prisoners getting paid for work in new private prison or if anyone is making a profit from the products made “But what I’m saying is that it’s a benefit, not just to PlaceMakers, not just to those ... More >>

Lisa Owen interviews Finance Minister Bill English

Saturday, 2 May 2015, 12:40 pm | The Nation

English keeps prospect of tax cuts in 2017 alive despite not reaching a surplus in this year’s Budget, but admits some spending delays; “there’ll be some things which do take a year or two to get there” “The ability to deliver some kind of ... More >>

This weekend on The Nation...

Friday, 1 May 2015, 8:43 pm | The Nation

With the promised surplus this year seemingly off the cards, who’s going to feel the pinch in the coming year? Finance Minister Bill English gives his last TV interview before this year’s Budget to discuss the outlook for the economy, when that elusive ... More >>

Lisa Owen interviews Tony Blair's former press secretary

Saturday, 18 April 2015, 12:55 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen: You're back with The Nation, and my next guest is Britain's most famous political spin doctor. Alastair Campbell was former Prime Minister Tony Blair's press secretary and confidante. So how does the man who helped mastermind Labour's landslide ... More >>

Lisa Owen interviews Treasury Secretary Gabriel Makhlouf

Saturday, 18 April 2015, 12:36 pm | The Nation

Makhlouf says main issue for Auckland housing is a lack of supply Questioned about this week’s Reserve Bank comments, he says he’s “quite sceptical” that a capital gains tax will help curb house price rises because it hasn’t in other countries. ... More >>

This weekend on The Nation 18 & 19 April 2015

Friday, 17 April 2015, 5:38 pm | The Nation

A rare interview with Treasury Secretary Gabriel Makhlouf about the impact of the international economic recovery on New Zealand and the main opportunities and threats now facing the country. More >>

Lisa Owen interviews Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne

Monday, 13 April 2015, 8:42 am | The Nation

Matt Bowden says he’s developing a safe legal high to be on the shelves in NZ in two to three years. More >>

Lisa Owen interviews Auckland Deputy Mayor Penny Hulse

Saturday, 11 April 2015, 12:38 pm | The Nation

Penny Hulse calls for cross-party accord on Auckland housing because “it’s too important to score political points on” More >>

Patrick Gower interviews Steven Joyce

Sunday, 29 March 2015, 2:58 pm | The Nation

Patrick Gower: Now, to National’s campaign manager, Steven Joyce. Good morning, and thank you for joining us. Steven Joyce: Good morning, Paddy. No worries. More >>

Lisa Owen interviews incoming Northland MP Winston Peters

Sunday, 29 March 2015, 1:31 pm | The Nation

Tell me, is it any different waking up this morning with a new job as an electorate MP? More >>

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Andrew Charlton

Saturday, 28 March 2015, 1:08 pm | The Nation

That’s a really complicated question. We built the two-person rule to address situations other than this situation. We also built the incredibly secure cockpit rule to address a completely different situation as well. The incredibly secure cockpit that we’ve ... More >>

The Nation: Green Party co-leader debate

Saturday, 14 March 2015, 2:44 pm | The Nation

Green Party co-leader candidates Kevin Hague, Gareth Hughes, James Shaw and Vernon Tava debate, hosted by Lisa Owen. More >>

Patrick Gower interviews The Intercept's Ryan Gallagher

Sunday, 8 March 2015, 10:13 am | The Nation

Gallagher says it’s “very dubious” whether it’s lawful for GCSB to be sweeping up information on New Zealanders as it spies in the Pacific. He says politicians “play the terrorism card” when “that’s not at all borne out in these documents, ... More >>



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