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The Nation: Flavell, Jackson and Davidson

Saturday, 16 September 2017, 1:13 pm | The Nation

On The Nation: Patrick Gower interviews Te Ururoa Flavell, Willie Jackson and Marama Davidson Headlines: Maori Party co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell says whether his party goes into government with National or Labour after the election depends on who gives ... More >>

The Nation: Corrections Debate

Saturday, 16 September 2017, 1:09 pm | The Nation

Corrections Minister Louise Upston has refused to commit to compensation for victims who are raped while double bunking in prisons, but says she feels sorry for those victims and that they deserve the same rights as other victims of sexual assault. More >>

On The Nation: Welfare Debate

Saturday, 9 September 2017, 12:53 pm | The Nation

Headlines: Social Development Minister Anne Tolley says there should be an investigation into historic abuse in state care if evidence emerges that some staff accused of abuse were moved to other care facilities rather than being investigated or reported ... More >>

The Nation: Health Debate

Saturday, 2 September 2017, 12:53 pm | The Nation

Neither National Health Spokesman Jonathan Coleman nor Labour’s Health Spokesman David Clark will commit to a specific target for reducing suicide, although both say they are open to it and will have further discussions on it if they are elected. More >>

The Nation: Minor parties Election Debate

Saturday, 26 August 2017, 2:24 pm | The Nation

On The Nation: Election Debate Headlines: James Shaw announced that in its first 100 days in Government the Green Party would pass the Zero Carbon Act, which will mean a legally binding target of being a net zero carbon economy by the year 2050, ... More >>

On The Nation: Housing Debate

Saturday, 19 August 2017, 1:21 pm | The Nation

A Salvation Army report says 2,000-2,500 new social houses are needed every year just to keep pace with demand. Neither National nor Labour will commit to that figure - Phil Twyford says Labour will build enough social houses to have a net increase ... More >>

The Nation: Patrick Gower interviews Martin O'Malley

Saturday, 19 August 2017, 1:01 pm | The Nation

On The Nation: Patrick Gower interviews Martin O'Malley Patrick Gower: OK, welcome back. Well, racism is well and truly back on the political agenda in the United States of America, with President Donald Trump roundly criticised this week for his lack ... More >>

The Nation: Economy Debate

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 12:53 pm | The Nation

Headlines: Labour’s finance spokesman Grant Robertson says he’s not ruling out Capital Gains Tax in the first term, or taking on the Green Party policy of a top tax rate of 40% over $150,000, because both need to be looked at by Labour’s tax ... More >>

The Nation: Patrick Gower interviews James Shaw

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 11:35 am | The Nation

On The Nation: Patrick Gower interviews James Shaw Headlines: Green Party leader James Shaw says “the level of policy alignment between The Opportunities Party and the Green Party is extremely high” and he could certainly work with them if ... More >>

The Nation: Jacinda Ardern and Kelvin Davis

Saturday, 5 August 2017, 2:07 pm | The Nation

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Jacinda Ardern and Kelvin Davis Headlines: New Labour leader Jacinda Ardern won’t commit to staying on until 2020 if her party loses the election in September. More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Paula Bennett

Saturday, 5 August 2017, 2:04 pm | The Nation

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Paula Bennett Headlines: In response to criticisms about the online sale of guns, following the recent shooting in Whangarei, police minister Paula Bennett says the current process is about right, and the government’s ... More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Willie Jackson

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 1:00 pm | The Nation

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Willie Jackson Headlines: Labour’s Maori Campaign Director Willie Jackson says he has spoken to “two or three” Green Party candidates, about cooperating in the Maori seats, in order to beat the Maori Party/Mana Party. ... More >>

The Nation: Immigration Debate

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 12:10 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen: National has backtracked this week on its plans to put a lid on immigration after pressure from employers. There are still calls to restrict the record numbers coming into the country, but with immigration underpinning economic growth, can we ... More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Boris Johnson

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 12:01 pm | The Nation

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Boris Johnson Headlines: British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says he’s comfortable with the UK selling billions of dollars’ worth of arms to Saudi Arabia, which have been used to kill thousands of civilians ... More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Jacinda Ardern

Saturday, 22 July 2017, 12:48 pm | The Nation

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Jacinda Ardern Headlines: Labour’s deputy leader Jacinda Adern says her ideal job would be Minister for Children in a Labour-led government. She won’t say whether she would take over as leader if Andrew Little ... More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Judith Collins

Saturday, 22 July 2017, 12:46 pm | The Nation

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Judith Collins Headlines: Revenue Minister Judith Collins says she has asked for advice on whether corporate charities should pay tax, after concerns were raised. But she says it’s not a top priority for her at the ... More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Gaylene Preston

Saturday, 22 July 2017, 12:44 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen: When film director Gaylene Preston planned to film a year with Helen Clark at the United Nations, she probably had no idea just how eventful that year would be. Ms Clark threw her hat into the ring for the United Nations top job, and ... More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Metiria Turei

Saturday, 15 July 2017, 1:31 pm | The Nation

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Metiria Turei Headlines: Green Party co-leader Metiria Turei denies reports that the party caucus discussed forcing a second 2017 election if it isn’t happy with the result. MP Barry Coates was quoted as saying ... More >>

The Nation: Patrick Gower interviews Winston Peters

Saturday, 15 July 2017, 1:29 pm | The Nation

On The Nation: Patrick Gower interviews Winston Peters Headlines: New Zealand First leader Winston Peters says a rail link to Northport, near Whangarei, will be one of the first things he will do in Government. “This is going to happen” he says. ... More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Alison Holcomb

Saturday, 8 July 2017, 12:59 pm | The Nation

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Alison Holcomb Lisa Owen: Cannabis legislation is now quite widespread across the US…. Do the general public and law enforcement there think it’s working? Alison Holcomb: Apparently, they do. Since the first ... More >>

 

 

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