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The Nation: Minister of Finance Grant Robertson

Saturday, 11 August 2018, 1:10 pm | The Nation

• Finance Minister Grant Robertson says he is not concerned about the foundations of the economy. “I think the economic fundamentals for New Zealand are good. The books are in surplus; we’ve got debt at a relatively low level; unemployment’s ... More >>

The Nation: Former Aust Human Rights Commission president

Saturday, 11 August 2018, 12:40 pm | The Nation

On Newshub Nation: John-Michael Swannix interviews former president of Australia's Human Rights Commission, Gillian Triggs More >>

The Nation: Kiwibank CEO Steve Jurkovich

Saturday, 4 August 2018, 2:07 pm | The Nation

• New Kiwibank CEO Steve Jurkovich says Kiwibank's past performance issues - including a $100m computer blowout and a disagreement with the Reserve Bank over the quality of its capital - have left Kiwibank "bruised" but ready to "do better". ... More >>

The Nation: Education Minister Chris Hipkins

Saturday, 4 August 2018, 1:59 pm | The Nation

• Education Minister Chris Hipkins says what teachers are asking for is "well out of kilter with everyone else" and the "financial bucket is not unlimited". • He says the increase primary and secondary teachers will get is "not of ... More >>

The Nation: National Party Leader Simon Bridges

Saturday, 28 July 2018, 1:46 pm | The Nation

Simon Shepherd: The National Party is meeting this weekend for its first conference since losing last year’s election. Leader Simon Bridges has been in the job five months, landing perhaps his biggest blow this week by withdrawing the party’s support ... More >>

The Nation: Acting Prime Minister Winston Peters

Saturday, 28 July 2018, 1:40 pm | The Nation

Simon Shepherd: There was uproar in the house this week when Acting Prime Minister referred to himself as one of the Government’s “Leading Stars” during a discussion on medicinal cannabis bills. Whether or not you agree, it’s certainly been is time ... More >>

The Nation: Minister for Climate Change James Shaw

Saturday, 21 July 2018, 2:30 pm | The Nation

Simon Shepherd: Public submissions closed this week on the Government’s Zero Carbon Bill. Around 15,000 people had their say on the bill, which will set a target for reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 and establish an independent climate change ... More >>

The Nation: NZNO, NZEI and EMA

Saturday, 14 July 2018, 1:36 pm | The Nation

On Newshub Nation: Lisa Owen interviews NZ Nursing Organisation’s Cee Payne, NZEI Te Riu Roa’s Lynda Stuart and Kim Campbell of the Employer and Manufacturers Association More >>

The Nation: scientist and philanthropist Sir Ray Avery

Saturday, 7 July 2018, 1:31 pm | The Nation

On Newshub Nation: Lisa Owen interviews scientist and philanthropist Sir Ray Avery Lisa Owen: Welcome back. Sir Ray Avery is many things — an inventor, a scientist, a philanthropist and a survivor. This week, former Prime Minister Helen Clark called ... More >>

The Nation: Minister for Children Tracey Martin

Saturday, 7 July 2018, 1:09 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen: The National Party says it's "completely inappropriate" for New Zealand First MP Tracey Martin to be in charge of an inquiry into the appointment of a New Deputy Police Commissioner. Wally Haumaha's promotion is controversial; ... More >>

The Nation: Juliet Gerrard - PM's new Chief Science Advisor

Saturday, 30 June 2018, 1:17 pm | The Nation

On Newshub Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Juliet Gerrard, the Prime Minister's new Chief Science Advisor More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Kris Faafoi

Saturday, 30 June 2018, 12:54 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen: The Consumer Affairs Minister is circling loan sharks and predatory lenders with potentially tighter regulations to stop vulnerable people falling into debt traps. The Government’s currently asking for submissions on how to improve the ... More >>

The Nation: Lloyd Burr interviews Nigel Farage

Saturday, 30 June 2018, 12:47 pm | The Nation

On Newshub Nation: Europe correspondent Lloyd Burr interviews Nigel Farage Nigel Farage's list of credits is long - right-winger, Brexit-backer, Trump supporter, broadcaster. One thing he is not is a fence-sitter. Mr Farage says the UK stabbed ... More >>

The Nation: Housing Minister Phil Twyford

Saturday, 23 June 2018, 12:10 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen: Auckland Council has just announced plans to count the number of homeless in the city, around six weeks after the government said it would create an extra 1500 social housing places by the end of winter. That’s one of a number of ambitious ... More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews prison inmate Arthur Taylor

Saturday, 23 June 2018, 12:08 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen: Arthur Taylor told me he'd never met David Tamihere when he decided to prosecute Roberto Conchie Harris for perjury. Harris was one of three jailhouse informants in Tamihere’s trial, known for many years as Witnesses A, B and C because their ... More >>

The Nation: Justice Minister Andrew Little

Saturday, 16 June 2018, 1:16 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen: The Government must reduce the prison population by the end of next year or face complete failure of the prison system, according to Justice Ministry advice released to Newshub Nation. That advice also says those reductions will require significant ... More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Phil Goff

Saturday, 16 June 2018, 12:49 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen: Nine out of nineteen councillors signed a letter expressing concern over a $930,000 stadium report. They say Mayor Phil Goff kept it from them. I sat down with Mr Goff and asked if he had heard of any issues before he received the letter. ... More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Jacinda Ardern

Saturday, 16 June 2018, 11:53 am | The Nation

Lisa Owen: The Labour led Government is committed to reducing the prison population by 30 per cent in 15 years. But this week, its first step toward justice system reform turned into a bit of a stumble – with the Deputy Prime Minister Winston peters ... More >>

The Nation: Health Minister David Clark

Saturday, 9 June 2018, 12:43 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen: It’s not an easy time to be the Health Minister. Since the Labour-led government took office, there have been revelations of mouldy, damp hospital buildings, serious staff shortages, a lack of medical resources, and increasing demand. Minister ... More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Derek Handley

Saturday, 9 June 2018, 11:44 am | The Nation

Lisa Owen: Digital entrepreneur Derek Handley was recently back in New Zealand, giving a keynote speech on technology and inequality at tech week. He says we could be on the cusp of another "knowledge wave" - but the last digital revolution ... More >>

 

 

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