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Interview with Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy

Saturday, 5 September 2015, 5:37 pm | The Nation

Race Relations Commissioner makes new call for immediate one-off intake of refugees to NZ and a doubling of our quota in five years More >>

Lisa Owen interviews Red Cross spokesman Stephen Ryan

Saturday, 5 September 2015, 5:35 pm | The Nation

Ryan says it’s mostly family groups of refugees who have started walking across Hungary to try to reach Austria “I think it’s the type of situation that can only haunt you. If you see scenes like this, and especially if you’re a parent, ... More >>

Lisa Owen interviews UNHCR spokesperson Ariane Rummery

Saturday, 5 September 2015, 11:39 am | The Nation

UNHCR spokesperson in Geneva Ariane Rummery says NZ plans to take extra Syrian refugees on top of existing quota. More >>

This weekend on The Nation...

Saturday, 5 September 2015, 10:32 am | The Nation

As the world faces the worst refugee crisis since World War Two we ask if New Zealand is doing enough. We’ll speak to the Red Cross’ Stephen Ryan from Hungary, the frontline of the crisis in Europe. And then we’ll cross to the UNHCR in Geneva ... More >>

The Nation News Bites: Serco, CYFS & Former PM Helen Clark

Sunday, 30 August 2015, 5:56 pm | The Nation

A selection of news bites from the Saturday 29th August 2015 edition of The Nation which featured interviews with Former PM Helen Clark, SERCO CEO Rupert Soames and Children's Commissioner Russell Wills. More >>

Lisa Owen interviews Helen Clark

Saturday, 29 August 2015, 3:55 pm | The Nation

Global commitments to greenhouse gas reductions ahead of Paris are not enough to tackle climate change and developed countries, including New Zealand, need “to do more” “We need New Zealand to act. We need everyone to act”. Asked about ... More >>

Lisa Owen interviews Rupert Soames

Saturday, 29 August 2015, 3:51 pm | The Nation

Rupert Soames says Mt Eden allegations are a “a major issue” for Serco and “need to be taken very seriously” Serco wants to be a “good citizen” in New Zealand and confirms it is interested in expanding into rail and other opportunities, such ... More >>

Interview with Judge Carolyn Henwood & Dr Russell Wills

Saturday, 29 August 2015, 3:45 pm | The Nation

Children's Commissioner says New Zealand doesn't have enough social workers or caregivers, "we need more investment" and he expects the government's reform of CYFs will mean more money and training More >>

This weekend on The Nation: Children, Clark, Refugees

Friday, 28 August 2015, 5:24 pm | The Nation

After two scathing reports into the abuse and neglect of children in state care this week, Children’s Commissioner Russell Wills and Judge Carolyn Henwood come together for their first joint interview to discuss what needs to happen next. More >>

Lisa Owen interviews Andrew Little

Saturday, 22 August 2015, 4:06 pm | The Nation

Labour leader says his Government would pull out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership if it doesn’t meet the party’s five bottom lines “If that agreement doesn't meet our bottom lines, it undermines our sovereignty, it fails to protect Pharmac, ... More >>

Lisa Owen interviews Marama Fox & Jeff Sissons

Saturday, 22 August 2015, 4:03 pm | The Nation

CTU will challenge new health and safety law if it fails to include farming, as law promises reps for high risk industries. Sissons: “…the law says that high-risk industries will have health and safety reps. So we think that any regulations that ... More >>

This weekend on The Nation...

Saturday, 22 August 2015, 10:17 am | The Nation

In a week where worker’s rights have dominated headlines, how is Opposition Leader Andrew Little reshaping the Labour Party? Lisa Owen talks to him about health and safety, the TPP, and Labour’s relationship with other parties. Then as the Government ... More >>

Lisa Owen interviews David Shearer and Kirk Hope

Saturday, 15 August 2015, 1:08 pm | The Nation

Labour says banks aren’t giving Kiwis a fair deal on credit cards, leaving the poorest New Zealanders to struggle with debt. “Why is it that credit cards are still 17% and 18% when the banks’ lending has come from 8.5% right down to 3%? ... More >>

Lisa Owen interviews Finance Minister Bill English

Saturday, 15 August 2015, 12:54 pm | The Nation

Reveals Government is “digging into” state-owned Landcorp’s 25,000 ha dairy conversion in the Waikato but says it may be bound by long-term contracts. More >>

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Theo Spierings

Saturday, 8 August 2015, 2:04 pm | The Nation

Headlines: Fonterra CEO says it’ll be “a bumpy ride” for another six to 12 months before milk prices start to recover, as the $3.85 milk price is “not sustainable”. More >>

On The Nation: Tova O'Brien interviews Ben Taub

Saturday, 8 August 2015, 2:01 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen: One of the biggest mysteries about terror groups like Islamic State is why so many teenagers from seemingly stable, well-off homes are rushing to join. American journalist Ben Taub has written about a young Belgian who fought in Syria, ... More >>

Lisa Owen interviews Nancy Gibbs

Saturday, 1 August 2015, 11:03 am | The Nation

Lisa Owen: Now, changing tack now. Nancy Gibbs is the first woman to lead the iconic Time magazine. What's more, she's leading it into the digital age with her appointment in 2013, heralding a shake-up in the magazine's online offerings. And if that wasn't ... More >>

Lisa Owen interviews Superintendent Chris Scahill

Saturday, 1 August 2015, 11:01 am | The Nation

Headlines: Police say wider use of tasers will reduce violence against the public and assaults on police More >>

Tova O'Brien interviews Murray McCully

Saturday, 1 August 2015, 10:57 am | The Nation

Headlines: With sanctions being lifted on Iran, McCully says there are big opportunities for New Zealand businesses in Iran and some have been giving the market a lot of thought. “…the opportunities are significant in the short-term and even bigger ... More >>

Patrick Gower interviews Trade Minister Tim Groser

Saturday, 25 July 2015, 8:33 pm | The Nation

T im Groser says a legal challenge against future government ban on foreign property buyers can’t be ruled out under the TPP but says the “real issue” is whether it could succeed. “So what we’ll be doing over the next few days is ensuring ... More >>

 

 

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