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The Nation: Satyanand on historical state abuse inquiry

Saturday, 21 April 2018, 12:48 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen: The Royal Commission into historical state abuse is currently taking public submissions on its draft terms of reference. There’s already been plenty of debate over the time period the inquiry will cover, whether churches should be ... More >>

The Nation: Julie Fry and Peter Wilson

Saturday, 14 April 2018, 1:20 pm | The Nation

On Newshub Nation Saturday 14 April: Lisa Owen interviews consulting economist Julie Fry and NZIER principal economist Peter Wilson. Lisa Owen: Labour campaigned on cutting immigration numbers by around 20,000 to 30,000, reducing the strain on housing and ... More >>

The Nation: Construction Minister Jenny Salesa

Saturday, 14 April 2018, 1:18 pm | The Nation

On Newshub Nation Saturday 14th April: Lisa Owen interviews Construction Minister Jenny Salesa Lisa Owen: The construction industry is under pressure, with demand for both residential and commercial work pushing the sector to full capacity. It’s ... More >>

The Nation: Tony Sutorius on his Helen Kelly documentary

Saturday, 7 April 2018, 4:45 pm | The Nation

On Newshub Nation: Lisa Owen interviews filmmaker Tony Sutorius about his Helen Kelly documentary Lisa Owen: After being diagnosed with terminal lung cancer, Helen Kelly stood down as president of the Council of Trade Unions, but she never stopped ... More >>

The Nation: A justice special

Saturday, 7 April 2018, 2:33 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen interviews a special panel of guests: criminal defence lawyer Stephen Bonnar QC, Paul Dennehy from the Corrections Association, former inmate Alex Swney and Lance Norman of Hāpai te Hauora. More >>

The Nation: : Lisa Owen interviews Sir Ken Robinson

Saturday, 24 March 2018, 5:48 pm | The Nation

Sir Ken Robinson: (CHUCKLES) Well, basically, being educated is a funny term, isn’t it? It means different things to different people. I mean, there was a time when being educated meant that you’d studied the Classics and you could speak Greek ... More >>

The Nation: #MeToo Interview panel

Saturday, 24 March 2018, 3:17 pm | The Nation

On Newshub Nation Saturday 24 March: Lisa Owen interviews a special panel of guests: Kathryn Beck from the NZ Law Society; former lawyer Olivia Wensley, who gave up the law after years of harassment; Elizabeth Hall from the Criminal Bar Association; ... More >>

The Nation: Under-Secretary for Justice, Jan Logie

Saturday, 24 March 2018, 3:14 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen: I’m joined now by Under-Secretary for Justice, Jan Logie. Can I start by saying there was a huge strength of feeling in that conversation and clearly a feeling from some that there is no confidence in the industry that it will self-regulate ... More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Jacinda Ardern

Saturday, 17 March 2018, 11:42 am | The Nation

Jacinda Ardern: Our focus in the immediate aftermath of, of course, has been making sure that we put the right mechanisms in place, but, yes, we absolutely accept mistakes have been made and from a range of different people involved. But, look, if everyone ... More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Winston Peters

Saturday, 10 March 2018, 1:21 pm | The Nation

On Newshub Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters Lisa Owen: US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will soon sit down for talks together despite months of provocative tweets and comments that ... More >>

The Nation: Owen interviews Green Party Co-leader contenders

Saturday, 10 March 2018, 1:17 pm | The Nation

On Newshub Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Green Party Co-leader contenders Marama Davidson and Julie Anne Genter More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Simon Bridges

Saturday, 3 March 2018, 1:53 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen: After fending off four other contenders for the National Party leadership, Simon Bridges is now reshuffling his team. His fellow Westie, Paula Bennett, has kept her Deputy job, but no other roles have been confirmed. Mr Bridges says he’s ... More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews David Parker

Saturday, 3 March 2018, 1:23 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen: In five days’ time, our trade minister, David Parker, will be in Chile to sign up to a revised version of the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal – one of 11 countries to do so. Mr Parker once marched against this deal but says it’s now ... More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Andrew Little

Saturday, 24 February 2018, 2:45 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen: With the prison muster now at record levels, New Zealand jails are bursting at the seams. Labour’s pledged to reduce inmate numbers by 30% over the next 15 years, but right now there just isn’t enough space. I asked Justice Minister Andrew ... More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Minister Shane Jones

Saturday, 24 February 2018, 2:42 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen: Forestry, tourism, roads and rail are all getting a boost in the first wave of funding from the billion-dollar provincial growth fund, but critics say the announcement was underwhelming and essentially just rebranded existing projects. ... More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Bill English

Saturday, 9 December 2017, 12:45 pm | The Nation

Headlines: National Party leader Bill English admits that despite aiming to, his government wasn’t able to stop the increase in prison population. More >>

The Nation: Judge Andrew Becroft

Saturday, 9 December 2017, 10:50 am | The Nation

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Judge Andrew Becroft Headlines: The Children’s Commissioner Judge Andrew Becroft says he’s recommended to the new government that they index benefits to average wages or inflation for any household including children. ... More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Phil Goff

Saturday, 2 December 2017, 12:31 pm | The Nation

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says ratepayers will not pay a hosting fee for the Americas Cup regatta. But he says there is infrastructure needed for the Cup and some projects that are going to happen anyway could be brought forward. More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Andrew Little

Saturday, 2 December 2017, 11:57 am | The Nation

Justice Minister Andrew Little says the government needs to look at the way bail laws are being applied. He says there are too many people in jail that needn’t be there, and inconsistency in judges’ rulings may be a reason. More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Ricky Houghton

Saturday, 25 November 2017, 1:51 pm | The Nation

Headlines: Te Horowai Trust Chief Executive Ricky Houghton is calling for the government to incentivise companies to move to Northland. He says there should be tax breaks for any company willing to move to places like Kaitaia. Ricky Houghton says he’s ... More >>

 

 

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