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The Nation: National Party Leader Simon Bridges

Saturday, 15 September 2018, 12:35 pm | The Nation

• National Party Leader Simon Bridges says he got Gerry Brownlee into his office to discuss allegations of bullying, "looked him in the eyes, and ... asked him clearly for an explanation about what has gone on". More >>

The Nation: Green Party co-leader Marama Davidson

Saturday, 8 September 2018, 1:25 pm | The Nation

• Marama Davidson has renewed the Green Party call for a warrant of fitness on rental homes, saying if rental properties do not meet the standards outlined in the healthy homes legislation, they should not be rented. "We think that right at ... More >>

The Nation: Terrorism expert Professor Martha Crenshaw

Saturday, 8 September 2018, 1:22 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen: The terror threat posed by Isis may be waning, but does that mean terrorism itself is declining? And is our small area of the Pacific safe or just as much at risk? Martha Crenshaw is a senior fellow at the Center for International Security ... More >>

The Nation: Employment Minister Willie Jackson

Saturday, 1 September 2018, 1:42 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen: The government set aside $15 million dollars over four years for a plan to get more young people into work. There are currently 70,000 young people not in employment, education or training, referred to as NEETs. And while overall unemployment ... More >>

The Nation: Tearfund's Helen Manson

Saturday, 1 September 2018, 1:05 pm | The Nation

On Newshub Nation: Michael Morrah interviews Tearfund's Helen Manson The United Nations said this week it wants to prosecute Myanmar's military leaders for committing genocide and war crimes against Rohynga Muslims. Close to a million Rohynga have ... More >>

The Nation: Privacy Commissioner John Edwards

Saturday, 1 September 2018, 1:04 pm | The Nation

On Newshub Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Privacy Commissioner John Edwards Lisa Owen: Privacy Commissioner John Edwards has a simple way to assess the risk of your personal information being collected and shared online. He says "if you're not paying, ... More >>

The Nation: US Ambassador Scott Brown

Saturday, 25 August 2018, 2:39 pm | The Nation

• US Ambassador Scott Brown says it is "politics as usual" in Washington - and the events of the last week do not spell a crisis for the administration. "You have people who will still support him, regardless, and people who will never support ... More >>

The Nation: Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis

Saturday, 25 August 2018, 1:45 pm | The Nation

• Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis admits the original 360 rapid build prison units commissioned by the previous government to be ready for use in February this year are "still under construction". • Mr Davis says he is "entirely ... More >>

The Nation: Minister for Infrastructure Shane Jones

Saturday, 18 August 2018, 2:12 pm | The Nation

• On the claim the newly established infrastructure entity was a National Party idea, Minister of Infrastructure Shane Jones says the concept has been talked about since Helen Clark's era, without implementation. "Hey, they’ve had nine years ... More >>

The Nation: Author of "A Matter of Fact" Jess Berentson-Shaw

Saturday, 18 August 2018, 2:09 pm | The Nation

On Newshub Nation: Simon Shepherd interviews author of "A Matter of Fact" Jess Berentson-Shaw More >>

The Nation: UK National Infrastructure Commission

Saturday, 18 August 2018, 2:07 pm | The Nation

CORRECTED TRANSCRIPT: Simon Shepherd interviews the UK National Infrastructure Commission's Katie Black 18/08/18 More >>

The Nation: UK National Infrastructure Commission

Saturday, 18 August 2018, 11:37 am | The Nation

On Newshub Nation: Simon Shepherd interviews The UK's National Infrastructure Commission's Katie Black More >>

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 >>

   

 

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