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On Newshub Nation: Simon Shepherd Interviews Education Minister Chris Hipkins

Saturday, 21 March 2020, 4:46 pm | The Nation

114 countries have closed their schools to try and suppress the spread of Covid-19. New Zealand has not done this yet. But is it just a matter of time? Simon Shepherd spoke to Education Minister Chris Hipkins and asked him how seriously he's considering ... More >>

On Newshub Nation: Simon Shepherd Interviews Dr Ashley Bloomfield

Saturday, 21 March 2020, 2:22 pm | The Nation

  The COVID-19 outbreak in New Zealand is an evolving situation. Cases are rising and testing is ramping up. Currently there are 53 confirmed cases of the virus in this country. Prior to today’s update at midday, Simon Shepherd began ... More >>

On Newshub Nation: Simon Shepherd Interviews Police Commissioner Mike Bush

Saturday, 14 March 2020, 2:00 pm | The Nation

Mike Bush is in his final days as New Zealand’s Police Commissioner. He took the role in 2014 and his six years at the helm have proved historic. When the Christchurch terror attack happened on March 15 last year, he was in the Command Centre watching ... More >>

On Newshub Nation: Simon Shepherd Interviews Race Relations Commissioner Meng Foon

Saturday, 14 March 2020, 11:49 am | The Nation

Members of the Christchurch Muslim community have been calling for inclusiveness. The person in charge of promoting that is Race Relations Commissioner Meng Foon. After the Christchurch terror attack Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said ‘this is ... More >>

On Newshub Nation: Simon Shepherd Interviews Health Minister David Clark

Sunday, 8 March 2020, 1:28 pm | The Nation

Simon Shepherd: With me now from Dunedin is Health Minister David Clark. Minister, thank you for your time this morning. Four confirmed cases of Covid-19 that we know of – do you have an update for us? David Clark: I’m not aware of any further ... More >>

On Newshub Nation: Simon Shepherd Interviews Professor Paul Spoonley

Saturday, 7 March 2020, 12:05 pm | The Nation

Simon Shepherd: This year, New Zealand's population is forecast to exceed five million for the first time. Massey University's Professor Paul Spoonley has researched demographic issues, migration, and social policy for decades. He says we should take lessons ... More >>

The Nation: Shane Jones

Saturday, 29 February 2020, 1:08 pm | The Nation

Simon Shepherd: He's the Minister with a lot of money. Not only does he oversee the three billion dollar Provincial Growth Fund, Shane Jones is in charge of even more billions in infrastructure spend. But he's also the target of a Greenpeace campaign ... More >>

The Nation: Tova O'Brien interviews PM Jacinda Ardern

Saturday, 30 November 2019, 12:37 pm | The Nation

The Labour Party's annual conference opened in Whanganui last night, a chance for party members to reflect on 2019, and plan for Election 2020. So, how is this year of delivery going for Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern? Political Editor Tova O'Brien ... More >>

The Nation: Simon Shepherd interviews David Seymour

Saturday, 16 November 2019, 1:18 pm | The Nation

Simon Shepherd: David Seymour's euthanasia bill passed this week, and next week he will be putting the finishing touches on his next bill. Is he just a very hard-working politician or is this the longest one-person election campaign known to mankind? ... More >>

The Nation: Simon Shepherd interviews Meghan Murphy

Saturday, 16 November 2019, 1:15 pm | The Nation

Simon Shepherd: It's Transgender Awareness Week, the same week a feminist group, Speak Up For Women, has brought Megan Murphy from Canada to speak in New Zealand. Murphy is a radical feminist who believes trans women aren't women, views that have ... More >>

The Nation: Children's Minister Tracey Martin

Saturday, 9 November 2019, 2:07 pm | The Nation

Its been a year of reckoning for the Children's Ministry, Oranga Tamariki - from the Newsroom investigation of the botched removal of a newborn from the arms of its teen mother to the apology of its chief executive Grainne Moss this week and promises ... More >>

The Nation Simon Shepherd interviews Ben Brooks

Saturday, 9 November 2019, 11:52 am | The Nation

New Zealand incarcerates more people than almost any other country in the OECD. It costs our society as much as $12 billion per year. Ben Brooks has worked in justice, including Corrections, for 15 years. And he recently returned from Texas, where - ... More >>

The Nation: Simon Shepherd Interviews Simon Bridges

Saturday, 2 November 2019, 12:16 pm | The Nation

This week National Party Leader Simon Bridges released some of the most extreme social policy ideas New Zealand has seen in years. More >>

The Nation: British High Commissioner Laura Clarke

Saturday, 2 November 2019, 11:43 am | The Nation

But British MPs this week backed Boris Johnson's call for a UK general election in December. More >>

The Nation: Youth Political Party Leaders

Saturday, 26 October 2019, 5:13 pm | The Nation

New Zealand First’s youth wing divided its party last week over pill testing at festivals. More >>

The Nation: Greenpeace CEO Russel Norman

Saturday, 26 October 2019, 12:08 pm | The Nation

The Government announced this week that farmers and growers will be able to calculate their emissions and offsets at the farm gate by 2025, instead of joining the ETS. More >>

The Nation: Simon Shepherd Interviews Damien O'Connor

Saturday, 26 October 2019, 11:41 am | The Nation

This week, the Coalition unveiled what it called a "world first". Farmers will help design the way they measure and pay for greenhouse gas emissions at farm level. And they have until 2025 to do so. That's despite Labour's election promise ... More >>

The Nation: Simon Shepherd Interviews Golriz Ghahraman

Saturday, 19 October 2019, 12:18 pm | The Nation

The prospect of ISIS fighters returning home to New Zealand is becoming more likely by the day. More >>

The Nation: Sir Roger Douglas and Susan St John

Saturday, 12 October 2019, 12:17 pm | The Nation

So, is it really a surplus? And if it is, should we spend it? And what should we spend it on? More >>

The Nation: PM of the Netherlands Mark Rutte

Saturday, 12 October 2019, 11:52 am | The Nation

This week saw the first visit by a Dutch PM in 22 years. Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte was here to announce a bilateral collaboration on modern agriculture and climate change. More >>





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