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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 >>

The Nation: Northland Candidates

Sunday, 8 March 2015, 10:11 am | The Nation

Northland candidates, National's Mark Osborne, Labour's Willow-Jean Prime and ACT's Robin Grieve, debate with Lisa Owen More >>

On The Nation: Patrick Gower interviews Winston Peters

Saturday, 28 February 2015, 1:06 pm | The Nation

Patrick Gower: Well, believe it or not, Winston is in. On Friday, the New Zealand First leader announced he is standing in the Northland by-election. I spoke to him just before we came on air and yet again tried to figure out what exactly he is up ... More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Julie Bishop

Saturday, 28 February 2015, 12:58 pm | The Nation

Headines Bishop says it’s “not useful” to put a time frame on how long it’s going to take the Western coalition to beat Islamic State after John Key says New Zealand won’t commit for longer than two years. “That would just play into the ... More >>

The Nation: Patrick Gower interviews John Key

Saturday, 28 February 2015, 12:51 pm | The Nation

Headlines Prime Minister is categorical that New Zealand will stay in Iraq two years and no more: “I think this is about making a contribution and leaving… We could be in the Middle East forever if we don’t take that approach.” Key at odds with ... More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews a British foreign fighter

Saturday, 28 February 2015, 12:49 pm | The Nation

Headlines Says New Zealand and other Western nations wrong to arm and supply the Iraqi army, who ran from battle last year; should be arming the Kurds. More >>

On The Nation this weekend - Final show of 2014

Friday, 12 December 2014, 12:01 pm | The Nation

This weekend, join hosts Lisa Owen and Paddy Gower to celebrate the weird and wonderful year that was, and look ahead to the delights 2015 could bring. More >>

The Nation: Philippa Howden-Chapman & Jess & Jason Holdway

Saturday, 6 December 2014, 1:10 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen: Well, child poverty has never been far from the headlines this year, and it's an issue we've talked about a lot on this programme. Just this week, the Children's Commissioner's annual poverty monitor showed that about a quarter of children ... More >>

Lisa Owen interviews NZ First leader Winston Peters

Saturday, 6 December 2014, 1:08 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen: Well, Labour, New Zealand First and the Greens have all this week renewed their calls for foreign-buyer restrictions. So I'm joined now by New Zealand First Leader Winston Peters. Mr Peters, Juwai is predicting, as you heard there, 15% to ... More >>

Lisa Owen interviews Climate Change Minister Tim Groser

Saturday, 6 December 2014, 12:59 pm | The Nation

NZ Government won’t settle on new emissions targets until the middle of next year, but “we will certainly push forward the envelope” More >>

Lisa Owen interviews Juwai CEO Simon Henry

Saturday, 6 December 2014, 12:58 pm | The Nation

Henry expects 15-20% growth in property sales to Chinese buyers in 2015/16, saying “the Chinese have only just started to look at the world as an emerging opportunity” More >>



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