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We're Newshub's politics and current affairs show. Catch us at 9.30am Saturday or 10.00am Sunday. Made with support from New Zealand on Air.

    Newshub Nation: November 27, 2021

    Newshub Nation: November 27, 2021

    A critical report says the Government’s COVID-19 response is failing and will fail further once the country re-opens. Deputy Prime Minister Grant Robertson hits back.

    After a whirlwind week in Wellington, Senior Reporter Conor Whitten breaks down the latest on the National Party’s nightmare before Christmas.

    Then Professor Jennifer Curtin from Auckland University Politics on what will define the end of Judith Collins’ reign. Forty percent of male prisoners are back behind bars within two years of release.

    Senior Reporter Conor Whitten with a special report on a former prisoner who defied the statistics.

    Then to dissect the news of the week on our panel: Senior NBR journalist Dita de Boni and PR consultant Ben Thomas.

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    Newshub Nation: November 13, 2021

    Newshub Nation: November 13, 2021

    Has Delta caught our health system flat-footed? Case numbers - and deaths - are steadily rising with greater freedoms looming. Health Minister Andrew Little on whether hospitals are prepared for a summer surge. 
    And the most significant Climate Summit in history is wrapping up this week but what has it achieved? European Correspondent Lisette Reymer joins us live. 
    Then Senior Reporter Conor Whitten brings the latest from the final day of APEC.
    They’re on the frontlines of the pandemic but many are burning out under the strain. Alexa Cook reports on GPs battling to care for both themselves and their patients. 
    Then on Backstory: From Hamilton to Harvard, the self-described “working class Māori boy” Dr Shane Reti reflects on his extensive CV and being a doting grandad.
    Then to dissect the news of the week on our panel: Māori TV political reporter Rukuwai Tipene-Allen and The Spinoff's Editor-at-large Toby Manhire.

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    Newshub Nation: November 6, 2021

    Newshub Nation: November 6, 2021

    With a COVID question mark hanging over Kiwi Christmas, an extended interview with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.

    A new Ministry for disabled New Zealanders has been decades in the making but will it deliver? Lawyer and advocate for the disabled, Dr Huhana Hickey joins us live.

    Dr Api Talemaitoga, a south Auckland GP and advisor on the National COVID Response Group outlines his concerns about home isolation for COVID cases, especially for Pacific and Māori families.

    Then to dissect the news of the week on our panel: PR consultant Ben Thomas and Auckland councilor Efeso Collins. 

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    Newshub Nation: October 30, 2021

    Newshub Nation: October 30, 2021

    Delta’s spread from Auckland to Christchurch. Epidemiologist Professor Michael Baker tells us why he thinks the Government’s approach to the virus is absurdly inconsistent.

    Schools have been told by the government to stop streaming students but it’s an open secret that many still do. Anna Bracewell-Worrall investigates.
    Then Associate Education Minister Jan Tinetti on whether it's too soon to re-open schools and what can be done to catch students up after our longest lockdown.

    New evidence shows some psychedelics could be more helpful - than harmful and therapeutic treatment is already happening illegally here. Senior Reporter Conor Whitten reports.Facebook is changing its stripes but our politicians are still sniping at each other on their platform.

    Digital Editor Finn Hogan on who’s up and who’s down on social media.

    To dissect the news of the week on our panel: Former National chief press secretary Janet Wilson and lawyer and justice advocate Julia Whaipooti.

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    Newshub Nation October 16, 2021

    Newshub Nation October 16, 2021

    It’s V-day across the motu. We’re shooting for a record 100,000 Kiwis vaxxed in 24 hours but is it too little too late to derail delta? Covid Response Minister Chris Hipkins joins us live. We talk to a midwife who is going to quit her profession rather than get the jab. The most important climate conference in history - COP26 - is fast approaching but are we too late to avert catastrophe? James Shaw on New Zealand’s plan to curb emissions. To dissect the political news of the week we are joined by our expert panel: Auckland Councillor Efeso Collins and former National MP Parmjeet Parmar. Then on the Pitch: National Education spokesperson Paul Goldsmith has five minutes to score a passing grade on his plan for education.

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    Newshub Nation: October 2, 2021

    Newshub Nation: October 2, 2021

    After a tense week of bouncing numbers, Auckland’s future remains uncertain. With Cabinet's crucial decision looming, epidemiologist Rod Jackson tells us whether leaving lockdown is too risky.

    Despite repeated calls for it to be dumped, controversial child safety agency Oranga Tamariki is instead to be transformed. The man behind the decision and chair of the ministerial advisory board, Matthew Tukaki joins us live.

    New Zealand’s video game sector is on track to be worth a billion dollars by 2025 but will a tantalizing tax rebate across the Tasman stop that growth in its tracks? Finn Hogan reports.

    It’s a form of sexual assault experienced by up to 10% of people, but we only had our first and only conviction this year. Anna Bracewell-Worrall investigates why the law is just catching up.

    And parliament has rapidly passed new anti-terror laws. Green MP Teanu Tuiono tells us why he opposes them and relates his first hand experience of anti-terror raids.

    Finally to dissect the news of the week: Stuff Sundays Editor Tracy Watkins and economist at Sense Partners, Shamubeel Eaqub.

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