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The Nation: Jacinda Ardern and Kelvin Davis

Saturday, 5 August 2017, 2:07 pm | The Nation

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Jacinda Ardern and Kelvin Davis Headlines: New Labour leader Jacinda Ardern won’t commit to staying on until 2020 if her party loses the election in September. More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Paula Bennett

Saturday, 5 August 2017, 2:04 pm | The Nation

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Paula Bennett Headlines: In response to criticisms about the online sale of guns, following the recent shooting in Whangarei, police minister Paula Bennett says the current process is about right, and the government’s ... More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Willie Jackson

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 1:00 pm | The Nation

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Willie Jackson Headlines: Labour’s Maori Campaign Director Willie Jackson says he has spoken to “two or three” Green Party candidates, about cooperating in the Maori seats, in order to beat the Maori Party/Mana Party. ... More >>

The Nation: Immigration Debate

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 12:10 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen: National has backtracked this week on its plans to put a lid on immigration after pressure from employers. There are still calls to restrict the record numbers coming into the country, but with immigration underpinning economic growth, can we ... More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Boris Johnson

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 12:01 pm | The Nation

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Boris Johnson Headlines: British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says he’s comfortable with the UK selling billions of dollars’ worth of arms to Saudi Arabia, which have been used to kill thousands of civilians ... More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Jacinda Ardern

Saturday, 22 July 2017, 12:48 pm | The Nation

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Jacinda Ardern Headlines: Labour’s deputy leader Jacinda Adern says her ideal job would be Minister for Children in a Labour-led government. She won’t say whether she would take over as leader if Andrew Little ... More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Judith Collins

Saturday, 22 July 2017, 12:46 pm | The Nation

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Judith Collins Headlines: Revenue Minister Judith Collins says she has asked for advice on whether corporate charities should pay tax, after concerns were raised. But she says it’s not a top priority for her at the ... More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Gaylene Preston

Saturday, 22 July 2017, 12:44 pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen: When film director Gaylene Preston planned to film a year with Helen Clark at the United Nations, she probably had no idea just how eventful that year would be. Ms Clark threw her hat into the ring for the United Nations top job, and ... More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Metiria Turei

Saturday, 15 July 2017, 1:31 pm | The Nation

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Metiria Turei Headlines: Green Party co-leader Metiria Turei denies reports that the party caucus discussed forcing a second 2017 election if it isn’t happy with the result. MP Barry Coates was quoted as saying ... More >>

The Nation: Patrick Gower interviews Winston Peters

Saturday, 15 July 2017, 1:29 pm | The Nation

On The Nation: Patrick Gower interviews Winston Peters Headlines: New Zealand First leader Winston Peters says a rail link to Northport, near Whangarei, will be one of the first things he will do in Government. “This is going to happen” he says. ... More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Alison Holcomb

Saturday, 8 July 2017, 12:59 pm | The Nation

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Alison Holcomb Lisa Owen: Cannabis legislation is now quite widespread across the US…. Do the general public and law enforcement there think it’s working? Alison Holcomb: Apparently, they do. Since the first ... More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews new candidates

Saturday, 8 July 2017, 12:57 pm | The Nation

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews new candidates Lisa Owen: When Parliament sits for the first time after the election in September, there’ll be a raft of new faces on the backbenches, and some of them are with me now in the studio — National’s ... More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Andrew Becroft

Saturday, 8 July 2017, 12:56 pm | The Nation

The Children’s Commissioner Andrew Becroft is calling for an index-linked system of benefits for families with children. He says superannuitants are largely better off than children in benefit-dependent families due to superannuation being linked ... More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen talks to Nikki Kaye

Saturday, 1 July 2017, 1:38 pm | The Nation

On The Nation: Lisa Owen talks to Nikki Kaye Headlines: Education Minister Nikki Kaye says Auckland is about 300 teachers short, but she’s ruled out ‘Auckland weighting’, paying teachers more to take jobs in the city. Kaye says a significant ... More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Shane Jones

Saturday, 1 July 2017, 1:37 pm | The Nation

Headlines: Despite ruling out working with the Greens when he was last in parliament, Shane Jones now says with Russel Norman gone, he could. He says he looks forward to debating Metiria Turei. Jones says Hone Harawira should “park up” his idea ... More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Hone Harawira

Saturday, 24 June 2017, 12:18 pm | The Nation

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Hone Harawira Headlines: Mana Party Hone Harawira has raised the idea of executing Chinese drug dealers, imprisoning them for life or deporting them, as a response to the methamphetamine problem in his area. “We ... More >>

The Nation: Patrick Gower interviews Bill English

Saturday, 24 June 2017, 12:08 pm | The Nation

On The Nation: Patrick Gower interviews Bill English Headlines: Prime Minister Bill English now says there’s no evidence that his MP Todd Barclay actually did make recordings of his colleague, Glenys Dickson. English says he’s satisfied that the ... More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Simon Bridges

Saturday, 17 June 2017, 12:39 pm | The Nation

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Simon Bridges Headlines: Transport minister Simon Bridges says the Cost Benefit Ratio for Auckland’s East West Link is 1.9. He says he doesn’t have an up to date CBR for the rail alternative, but the road ... More >>

The Nation: Housing Panel

Saturday, 17 June 2017, 12:35 pm | The Nation

Headlines: Consultant Peter Fa’afiu has challenged Pacific church leaders to contribute some of the money they bring in from tithes to NGOs working with the homeless, or allow some of the church’s assets to be used to help solve the problem. Major Campbell ... More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Ben Bland

Saturday, 10 June 2017, 12:39 pm | The Nation

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Ben Bland Lisa Owen: The UK election result has been labelled by some commentators as a political earthquake. Prime Minister Theresa May had called a snap election, looking for a strong mandate for Brexit negotiations, ... More >>

   

 

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