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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 >>

The Nation: Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway

Saturday, 2 June 2018, 1:25 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen: The Immigration Minister has just announced plans to crack down on post-study work rights for international students. It’s part of Labour’s plan to turn down the tap on immigration by about 20,000 to 30,000 people a year. Immigration Minister ... More >>

The Nation: Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr

Saturday, 2 June 2018, 1:23 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen: Adrian Orr took up the role of Reserve Bank Governor in March this year after a long stint as chief executive of the New Zealand superannuation fund. Shortly after joining the reserve bank, he spoke about his frustration at the super fund ... More >>

The Nation: Children's Commissioner Judge Andrew Becroft

Saturday, 26 May 2018, 1:32 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen: When Judge Andrew Becroft first stepped into the role of children's commissioner in 2016, he admitted he was shocked at the level of child poverty in New Zealand. So with a couple of years under his belt, does he see things improving? And how does ... More >>

The Nation: Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods

Saturday, 26 May 2018, 1:31 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen: The Prime Minister’s fronted to the oil and gas sector in New Plymouth as the government tries to dampen down fears about Taranaki’s economy following a ban on future oil and gas exploration. The industry contributes about $2.5 billion ... More >>

The Nation: Finance Minister Grant Robertson

Saturday, 19 May 2018, 12:33 pm | The Nation

Simon Shepherd: On the eve of the Finance Minister’s first budget, he described it as the first part of a transformational trilogy, but reviews have been mixed; it’s been praised as solid and sensible, while critics say it was boring and a ... More >>

The Nation: Council of Trade Unions Economist Bill Rosenberg

Saturday, 19 May 2018, 12:18 pm | The Nation

Simon Shepherd: The government’s stuck fast to its fiscal responsibility rules in this year’s budget in a bid to boost business confidence, but has that come at a cost? It was aiming to be transformational, but critics say this year’s budget ... More >>

The Nation: Leonie Freeman and Alan Johnson

Saturday, 12 May 2018, 1:22 pm | The Nation

On Newshub Nation Lisa Owen interviews housing strategist Leonie Freeman and The Salvation Army's Alan Johnson. More >>

   

 

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