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On The Nation: Workers' Rights Panel

Saturday, 14 October 2017, 12:45 pm | The Nation

Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner Jackie Blue says NZ could close the gender pay gap within 10 years and should make that our goal. She says a good start would be requiring companies with more than 250 employees to publish their gender pay gaps, ... More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Anthony Healy

Saturday, 14 October 2017, 12:22 pm | The Nation

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Anthony Healy Lisa Owen: Capital gains tax has been a political hot potato in recent years. Parties have toyed with the idea, but none have followed through, particularly when it comes to taxing the family home. ... More >>

On The Nation: Business Panel

Saturday, 7 October 2017, 1:06 pm | The Nation

Business groups won’t be feeling too impatient about getting a government, according to Kim Campbell from the Northern Employers and Manufacturers Association, Abbie Reynolds from the Sustainable Business Council and Bill Rosenberg from the CTU. Campbell ... More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Tim Fischer

Saturday, 7 October 2017, 11:34 am | The Nation

Headlines: Former Australian deputy Prime Minister Tim Fischer says countries like Australia and New Zealand should introduce tariffs on guns and ammunition imported from the United States, because of that country’s failure to control mass shootings ... More >>

The Nation: Peter Dunne, Tau Henare and Richard Prosser

Saturday, 30 September 2017, 12:47 pm | The Nation

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Peter Dunne, Tau Henare and Richard Prosser Headlines: Former United Future leader Peter Dunne and former New Zealand First MPs Tau Henare and Richard Prosser all believe NZ First leader Winston Peters has already ... More >>

The Nation: Kiri Allan, Chris Penk and Chloe Swarbrick

Saturday, 30 September 2017, 12:36 pm | The Nation

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Kiri Allan, Chris Penk and Chloe Swarbrick Lisa Owen: The politicians we talked to before the break may be feeling a bit of 1996 deja-vu. The ones we’ve got around the table next probably don’t remember those ... More >>

The Nation: Patrick Gower interviews Tamati Coffey

Sunday, 24 September 2017, 2:24 pm | The Nation

On The Nation: Patrick Gower interviews Tamati Coffey Headlines: New Labour MP Tamati Coffey says the Maori seats should stay. Labour’s Phil Twyford earlier refused to rule out discussing a referendum on the seats while in coalition negotiations ... More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews David Seymour

Sunday, 24 September 2017, 2:13 pm | The Nation

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews David Seymour Lisa Owen: Last night’s election result left National without their coalition partners United Future and the Maori Party, but they still have one buddy left in Parliament — David Seymour’s ACT ... More >>

The Nation: Patrick Gower interviews Phil Twyford

Sunday, 24 September 2017, 2:11 pm | The Nation

On The Nation: Patrick Gower interviews Phil Twyford Headlines: Labour’s campaign chairperson Phil Twyford says Labour can form a government with the Green Party and New Zealand First,and there’s no rule that the government has to include the largest ... More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews James Shaw

Sunday, 24 September 2017, 2:01 pm | The Nation

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews James Shaw Headlines: Green Party leader James Shaw says it’s his aim to be in government with the Labour party, rather than supporting a Labour-New Zealand First government on confidence and supply. Shaw says he expects ... More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Steven Joyce

Sunday, 24 September 2017, 1:04 pm | The Nation

Headlines: National’s campaign manager Steven Joyce says Bill English will discuss government-formation talks today, with support from New Zealand First. He says English and Winston Peters will be the main players in those conversations. Joyce says he ... More >>

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 >>

   

 

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