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The Nation: Iain Lees-Galloway

Saturday, 5 October 2019, 1:37 pm | The Nation

Simon Shepherd interviews Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway about the recent changes to New Zealand’s refugee policy. More >>

The Nation: BusinessNZ CEO Kirk Hope

Saturday, 5 October 2019, 12:38 pm | The Nation

Next year, Kiwis will be asked to vote yes or no on legalising the recreational use of cannabis. More >>

The Nation: National Cyber Policy Office's Paul Ash

Saturday, 28 September 2019, 1:08 pm | The Nation

On Newshub Nation: Simon Shepherd interviews head of The National Cyber Policy Office Paul Ash More >>

The Nation: US Ambassador Scott Brown

Saturday, 28 September 2019, 1:04 pm | The Nation

US Ambassador to New Zealand Scott Brown helped arrange the meeting, so I asked him what was said. More >>

The Nation: NZ Initiative's Oliver Hartwich

Saturday, 21 September 2019, 12:32 pm | The Nation

On Newshub Nation: Simon Shepherd Interviews The New Zealand Initiative's Executive Director Oliver Hartwich More >>

The Nation: Simon Shepherd Interviews James Shaw

Saturday, 21 September 2019, 12:05 pm | The Nation

It has been two years since Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern called climate change her generation's nuclear free moment. And on Monday, against a backdrop of global climate protest, she will give the opening speech at the United Nation's climate ... More >>

The Nation: Simon Shepherd Interviews Grant Robertson

Saturday, 21 September 2019, 11:59 am | The Nation

Finance Minister Grant Robertson is under intense scrutiny. New figures show economic growth has slowed to levels not seen for six years. And he has chosen not to answer questions about when he heard about serious allegations of a sexual assault cover-up ... More >>

The Nation: Simon Shepherd Interviews Paula Bennett

Saturday, 14 September 2019, 1:59 pm | The Nation

National's Deputy Leader Paula Bennett spent the week claiming a serious cover-up in the Prime Minister's office. She used parliamentary privilege to name three of the Prime Minister's closest advisors who, she says, knew about the sexual assault ... More >>

The Nation: Al Noor Mosque spokesperson Anthony Green

Saturday, 14 September 2019, 1:57 pm | The Nation

Six months on from the worst terrorist attack in New Zealand history, Simon Shepherd asked Al Noor Mosque spokesperson Anthony Green how the Christchurch Muslim is community faring. More >>

The Nation: Simon Shepherd Interviews Dr Sylvia Nissen

Saturday, 14 September 2019, 1:55 pm | The Nation

Despite a hedonistic and, at times, boozy image – New Zealand has had a rich history of student protest. More >>

The Nation: Mental health campaigner Jazz Thornton

Saturday, 14 September 2019, 1:52 pm | The Nation

Jazz Thornton is a suicide survivor who has gone on to form the mental health support group Voices of Hope. More >>

The Nation: Health Minister David Clark

Saturday, 14 September 2019, 1:51 pm | The Nation

One was a new suicide prevention strategy, which the Māori Council has labelled a ‘kick in the guts’. More >>

The Nation: Environment Minister David Parker

Saturday, 7 September 2019, 12:52 pm | The Nation

This week’s freshwater announcement drew both praise and criticism from across the political spectrum. Proposed new standards would see farmers and councils held responsible for freshwater quality in a bid to protect waterways “under serious ... More >>

The Nation: Housing Minister Megan Woods

Saturday, 7 September 2019, 12:24 pm | The Nation

They came in promising a transformational government, then failed to get a capital gains tax across the line. More >>

The Nation: Simon Shepherd Interviews Helen Clark

Saturday, 7 September 2019, 11:55 am | The Nation

The Helen Clark Foundation has come out strongly this week in favour of legalising recreational cannabis. More >>

The Nation: Nicky Hager

Saturday, 31 August 2019, 2:51 pm | The Nation

One journalist who has written about electoral law over several elections is author of the book Dirty Politics, Nicky Hager. Political Editor, Tova O’Brien, asked him whether he believes the Justice Select Committee is leaving it too late to protect ... More >>

The Nation: Māori Council Executive Director Matthew Tukaki

Saturday, 31 August 2019, 12:46 pm | The Nation

A landmark report from the Waitangi Tribunal this week said Māori should have their ownership rights and economic interests in freshwater recognised by the Crown. It also said the way water is allocated should be revamped and Māori may be owed royalties. ... More >>

The Nation: Justice Minister Andrew Little

Saturday, 31 August 2019, 12:07 pm | The Nation

Normally after each election, the Justice Select Committee releases a report on how to strengthen our electoral systems for the following election. More >>

The Nation: Andrew Becroft and Laura Lundy

Saturday, 24 August 2019, 12:15 pm | The Nation

On Newshub Nation: Simon Shepherd interviews Children's Commissioner Andrew Becroft and international children's rights expert Laura Lundy More >>

The Nation: Dr Chris Wilson and Aliya Danzeisen

Saturday, 17 August 2019, 3:32 pm | The Nation

On Newshub Nation: Simon Shepherd interviews conflict & terrorism expert Dr Chris Wilson and Muslim community leader Aliya Danzeisen More >>