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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 >>

Lisa Owen interviews John Key at National Party conference

Saturday, 25 July 2015, 8:31 pm | The Nation

Prime Minister leaves open possibility of cancelling Serco’s Mt Eden prison contract, saying National’s “not shy” at exercising penalties. “I expect them to meet that contract. If they don’t meet it, all hell will break loose, including the ... More >>

Lisa Owen interviews Labour MP Kelvin Davis

Saturday, 25 July 2015, 8:24 pm | The Nation

Davis says has received at least three allegations of rapes that occurred in the Serco-run Mt Eden prison that he’s referred to police He reveals claims prisoners at Mt Eden have been forced to call their families on contraband mobile phones to ... More >>

Patrick Gower interviews Nick Smith

Saturday, 18 July 2015, 6:24 pm | The Nation

Smith commits to improving the Auckland housing shortage – estimated by the Productivity Commission to be 32,000 and growing – by the next election. More >>

Tova O'Brien interviews Winston Peters

Saturday, 18 July 2015, 6:19 pm | The Nation

Peters says negotiations over Maori co-governance of water should play out in public and water is going to end up in private ownership. More >>

Patrick Gower interviews Sir Mark Solomon

Saturday, 18 July 2015, 6:15 pm | The Nation

S olomon says iwi leaders want to share control of New Zealand water with regional councils, deciding who gets to use freshwater More >>

Lisa Owen interviews the Morgan Foundation general manager

Saturday, 11 July 2015, 1:32 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen interviews Morgan Foundation general manager Geoff Simmons & Flag Consideration Panel chair John Burrows More >>

Lisa Owen interviews ACT leader David Seymour

Saturday, 11 July 2015, 12:54 pm | The Nation

Seymour says Auckland real estate figures focusing on Chinese buyers released by Labour are not surprising and “plausible based on the anecdotes that you hear” Says Labour is “shaking the race tree for votes because they can’t find them ... More >>

Lisa Owen interviews Labour's housing spokesman Phil Twyford

Saturday, 11 July 2015, 12:26 pm | The Nation

Data released by Labour suggests impact of Chinese buyers on Auckland property market much bigger than expected. More >>

This weekend on The Nation...

Saturday, 11 July 2015, 8:57 am | The Nation

We kick-off with a controversial story that’s sure to be the weekend’s major talking point… We just can’t talk about it until the programme tomorrow. More >>

The Nation: Ron Mark

Saturday, 4 July 2015, 1:46 pm | The Nation

Denies any division in NZ First over the vote that saw him replace Tracey Martin as deputy leader and then a three-day wait before it was announced. “Nobody abstained, and the fact that that’s even a conversation is absolutely quite bizarre” Mark ... More >>

The Nation: Steven Joyce

Saturday, 4 July 2015, 1:44 pm | The Nation

Steven Joyce dismisses fears of a recession in the next two years, “unless we talk ourselves into it” but admits “the job isn’t done in the economy”. Will present a new foreign investment strategy to Cabinet on Monday that involves partnering with ... More >>

Lisa Owen interviews Matt Vickers

Sunday, 28 June 2015, 11:53 am | The Nation

Vickers says scope of select committee inquiry into assisted dying needs to be “quite tight”, focusing on adults with terminal illness “So it’s not a question of wanting to die; it’s a question of them facing their death and having a choice ... More >>

Lisa Owen interviews Foreign Minister Murray McCully

Sunday, 28 June 2015, 11:52 am | The Nation

On Saudi sheep deal, McCully says that the “circumstances” around New Zealand’s live export ban – including discussions between NZ government, investors and Gulf governments – gave Hamood Al-Khalaf grounds to sue New Zealand government. More >>

The Nation: Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment

Saturday, 20 June 2015, 3:05 pm | The Nation

Jan Wright criticises state-owned Landcorp for converting forestry land to dairy farming, given the effect on the environment “Personally, I’ve not been able to understand why Crown agency is involved in such activity, because it doesn’t ... More >>

Lisa Owen interviews Conservative Party board member

Saturday, 20 June 2015, 2:22 pm | The Nation

John Stringer reveals he wrote to the party “about a year ago” concerned about the “awkwardness in the relationship” between Colin Craig and Press Secretary Rachel MacGregor and predicting it would “blow up in Colin’s face” during the ... More >>

Lisa Owen interviews Justice Minister Amy Adams

Saturday, 20 June 2015, 12:45 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen interviews Justice Minister Amy Adams and law professor Ursula Cheer about the Harmful Digital Communications Bill More >>



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