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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 >>

The Nation: Infrastructure Minister Shane Jones

Saturday, 17 August 2019, 3:30 pm | The Nation

Simon Shepherd: Roads, schools, hospitals, prisons, the building blocks that keep society functioning. And we don't have enough. It's called the infrastructure deficit and will be the focus of a major conference this coming week. The man charged with ... More >>

The Nation: Education Minister Chris Hipkins

Saturday, 3 August 2019, 3:06 pm | The Nation

Simon Shepherd: He’s described it as a new dawn for vocational training. One mega polytech to educate them all. So what does it mean for regional polytechs, and how will it affect the apprenticeships? Education Minister Chris Hipkins joins me now. ... More >>

The Nation: Marama Davidson and James Shaw

Saturday, 3 August 2019, 3:04 pm | The Nation

Simon Shepherd: The Green Party is holding its annual conference this weekend, and both co-leaders, Marama Davidson and James Shaw, join me now from Dunedin. Welcome to you both this morning. James, could I ask you first – what’s the core thing ... More >>

The Nation: National Health Spokesman Michael Woodhouse

Saturday, 13 July 2019, 1:23 pm | The Nation

Simon Shepherd: The National Party proposed its own medicinal cannabis scheme last year. Its Health Spokesperson, Michael Woodhouse, says it shouldn’t have been ignored. So I began by asking him what his problem is with the government’s proposed regime. More >>

The Nation: Professor Michael Barnes

Saturday, 13 July 2019, 1:21 pm | The Nation

Countries around the world are also dealing with medicinal cannabis. Britain legalised it last year, but the uptake has been slow. Neurologist Professor Mike Barnes wrote the report that convinced UK lawmakers it was a good idea. He's coming here soon ... More >>

The Nation: Green MP Chloe Swarbrick

Saturday, 13 July 2019, 1:18 pm | The Nation

Simon Shepherd: Green MP Chloe Swarbrick’s name has become synonymous with drug reform, so following years of campaigning for safe, public access to medicinal cannabis, what does she think of the government’s new plan? Well, Chloe Swarbrick joins me ... More >>

The Nation: Simon Shepherd interviews Sir Julian King

Saturday, 29 June 2019, 11:29 am | The Nation

The European Commissioner for Security, Sir Julian King, was in New Zealand this week. His mission - to urge New Zealand to collaborate more on cyber security. I asked him about lessons learned during the recent European elections. More >>

The Nation: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern

Saturday, 29 June 2019, 11:25 am | The Nation

Simon Shepherd: This week's reshuffle comes as the Prime Minister passes the halfway mark in her first term. She came to power promising transformation, and 100,000 houses. I asked her whether she's achieved as much as she thought she would have by now. More >>

   

 

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