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Episodes

  • Isabella Steger: Hong Kong protests

    Sep 28, 2014 | 4 min
    Isabella Steger, in Hong Kong for the Wall Street Journal speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the ongoing pro-democracy protests.
  • Ken Moritsugu: Volcanic eruption

    Sep 28, 2014 | 5 min
    Ken Moritsugu, Tokyo Bureau Chief for the Associated Press, speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the deaths of at least 31 hikers on Mt Ontake after it erupted.
  • Craig Herbison: Housing Affordability

    Sep 28, 2014 | 3 min
    BNZ's chief marketing officer Craig Herbison speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about BNZ's ongoing promotion in Aotea Square regarding housing affordability.
  • Mike Williams: Labour leadership

    Sep 28, 2014 | 6 min
    Former Labour party president Mike Williams speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about who is in the race for Labour leadership after David Cunliffe stepped down over the weekend
  • Gavin Grey: British Parliament recalled

    Sep 25, 2014 | 3 min
    Rachel Smalley speaks to UK correspondent Gavin Grey on KPMG Early Edition about the British parliament preparing for a special recall to debate airstrikes over Iraq.
  • Nick Tuffley: Construction and retail spending picking up

    Sep 25, 2014 | 4 min
    Rachel Smalley speaks to ASB Chief Economist Nick Tuffley on KPMG Early Edition about construction and retail spending picking up speed in Canterbury
  • Don Brash: High NZ dollar

    Sep 25, 2014 | 6 min
    Rachel Smalley speaks to former Reserve Bank governor Dr Don Brash on KPMG Early Edition about the current governor's recent statements about the NZ dollar being "unjustifiably high"
  • Jessica Mutch: Chris Cairns Charged

    Sep 25, 2014 | 3 min
    Rachel Smalley speaks to TVNZ UK correspondent Jessica Mutch on KPMG Early Edition minutes after Chris Cairns was charged with perjury by the Met Police.
  • Jackie Kucinich: Obama asks the world for help

    Sep 24, 2014 | 5 min
    The Washington Post's Jackie Kucinich talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about President Obama's appeal to the world, to help the US fight Islamic State militants.
  • Keetie Roelen: Reducing child poverty

    Sep 24, 2014 | 6 min
    Keetie Roelen from the UK's Institute of Development Studies talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about ways to reduce child poverty. It follows a call from John Key to his officials, to find some "fresh ideas".
  • Donna Demaio: Melbourne terror shock

    Sep 24, 2014 | 3 min
    Australia correspondent Donna Demaio talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the Afghan teenager shot dead outside a Melbourne police station. Police suspect he intended to behead two police officers.
  • John Kensington: The banking sector

    Sep 24, 2014 | 3 min
    KPMG's John Kensington talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about new research into profits and competition in the banking sector.
  • Laura McQuillan: Marathon Labour caucus meeting

    Sep 23, 2014 | 5 min
    Newstalk ZB political reporter Laura McQuillan talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the trouble Labour is in after their disastrous election result and yesterday's caucus meeting
  • Dr Christopher Dye: Dire new Ebola forecast

    Sep 23, 2014 | 5 min
    World Health Organisation's Dr Christopher Dye talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about researchers issuing a dire new forecast on the Ebola epidemic
  • David Schenker: The legitimacy of air strikes against IS

    Sep 23, 2014 | 4 min
    David Schenker, senior fellow in Arab politics at the Washington Institute, talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the US beginning air strikes against Islamic State in Syria, and on what basis they can be carried out
  • Graham Budd: Chinese looking to invest in Queenstown medical centre

    Sep 23, 2014 | 3 min
    Destination Queenstown CEO Graham Budd talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about a Chinese business delegation looking at investing a new medical centre
  • Louis Charnonneau: UN Leaders' Week

    Sep 22, 2014 | 5 min
    Reuters UN bureau chief Louis Charbonneau talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about Leaders' Week at the UN, including crucial talks on Ebola, ISIS and climate change.
  • Brent Love: Bittersweet week for farmers

    Sep 22, 2014 | 4 min
    KPMG Agribusiness specialist Brent Love talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the outlook for farmers, ahead of Fonterra's annual results on Wednesday.
  • Donna Demaio: Abbott heads to New York

    Sep 22, 2014 | 3 min
    Australia correspondent Donna Demaio talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about Tony Abbott heading to the UN this week, for crucial talks on efforts to combat Islamic State militants.
  • Bill English: Growing the regions

    Sep 22, 2014 | 5 min
    Finance Minister Bill English talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about ways to encourage economic growth in regional New Zealand.
  • Chris Carter: Cunliffe will be PM

    Sep 21, 2014 | 6 min
    Former Labour MP Chris Carter talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about his views on how the party should move forward, after its abysmal election result.
  • Tim Maloney: Markets welcome election certainty

    Sep 21, 2014 | 3 min
    AUT Economics Professor Tim Maloney talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about how small businesses in New Zealand will view the election result.
  • Kamahl Santamaria: Refugees flee Islamic State militants

    Sep 21, 2014 | 3 min
    Middle East correspondent Kamahl Santamaria talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about tens of thousands of refugees who have fled Syria and crossed into Turkey. They're fearful of an attack by Islamic State militants.
  • Jeanette Fitzsimmons: Green voters switched allegiance

    Sep 21, 2014 | 5 min
    Former Green Party co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimmons talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the Greens' 2014 election result.
  • Iain MacWhirter: Scotland votes

    Sep 18, 2014 | 5 min
    Commentator Iain MacWhirter talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition ahead of polls closing in Scotland's historic independence vote.
  • Sarah White: Catalonians eye independence vote

    Sep 18, 2014 | 3 min
    Reuters correspondent Sarah White talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about how people in Spain's Catalonia region are closely watching the outcome of Scotland's referendum vote.
  • Will Hoverd: Australia's anti-terror raids

    Sep 18, 2014 | 5 min
    Massey University's Will Hoverd talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the fallout from Australia's anti-terror raids. Eight hundred police have executed 25 raids in 12 suburbs in Sydney and Brisbane.
  • Rick Shera: Eminem v. National Party

    Sep 16, 2014 | 5 min
    Copyright lawyer Rick Shera talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about court action taken by publishers representing US rap artist Eminem, against the National Party. They allege unauthorised use of the musician's smash hit "Lose Yourself" in a National Party campaign advertisement.
  • Edwin Nand: Fiji goes to the polls

    Sep 16, 2014 | 4 min
    Fiji Broadcasting Corporation Editor Edwin Nand talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition ahead of Fiji's first democratic election since the 2006 coup.
  • Hayley Moynihan: Dairy prices

    Sep 16, 2014 | 3 min
    Rabobank's Hayley Moynihan talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the latest global dairy trade auction. There's been no change to the dairy trade price index.
  • Hanna Markkula-Kivisilta: Setting the standard in maternity care

    Sep 16, 2014 | 4 min
    Save the Children Finland Secretary General Hanna Markkula-Kivisilta talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about maternity care in Finland. It follows an election promise from the Green Party, to provide a welcome pack for every baby born in New Zealand. Similar packs have been provided to all newborns in Finland since 1937.
  • Tom Kington: Pope Francis breaks taboos

    Sep 14, 2014 | 3 min
    Correspondent Tom Kington talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about new moves by Pope Francis towards breaking Catholic marriage taboos.
  • Mike Scheuer: IS is baiting the West

    Sep 14, 2014 | 6 min
    Former CIA officer Mike Scheuer talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about Australia committing troops to help fight Islamic militants in the Middle East.
  • Debora Patta: Tears from Pistorius

    Sep 11, 2014 | 6 min
    South Africa correspondent Debora Patta talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about Oscar Pistorius being cleared of the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. The judge is still to rule on the issue of culpable homicide.
  • Reuben Buchanan: Martin Aircraft takes offf

    Sep 11, 2014 | 4 min
    Axstra Capital Managing Director Reuben Buchanan talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about a successful pre-IPO capital raise for Martin Aircraft - the New Zealand company developing the worldâ s first practical and commercial flying jetpack.
  • Kamahl Santamaria: Obama's ISIS plan

    Sep 11, 2014 | 3 min
    Al Jazeera's Kamahl Santamaria talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the reaction in the Middle East to Barack Obama's plan to tackle the Islamist militant group, ISIS.
  • Stephen Tuson: Pistorius verdict

    Sep 11, 2014 | 6 min
    Wits University Law Professor Stephen Tuson talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about Oscar Pistorius being found not guilty of murder at his trial in Pretoria. The judge is still deliver a decision on whether the athlete could be guilty of culpable homicide, or acquitted.
  • Andrew Kelleher: OCR

    Sep 10, 2014 | 4 min
    Andrew Kelleher from ASB Securities talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition ahead of the Reserve Bank's September Monetary Policy Statement.
  • Mark Egan: All Blacks in Apia

    Sep 9, 2014 | 6 min
    The IRB's Head of Competitions and Performance, Mark Egan, talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the announcement of a test match between the All Blacks and Manu Samoa, in Apia in 2015.
  • Anna Holligan: MH17 report

    Sep 9, 2014 | 4 min
    The BBC's Anna Holligan talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the findings of an interim report by Dutch investigators, into the downing of flight MH17 in Ukraine.
  • Amanda Magnus: Auckland Home Show

    Sep 9, 2014 | 3 min
    Exhibition Director Amanda Magnus talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the impact of the construction boom on the Auckland Home Show.
  • David Parker: Working with the Maori Party

    Sep 9, 2014 | 5 min
    Labour Deputy Leader David Parker talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about Labour's relationship with the Maori Party. They also discuss a report commissioned by Federated Farmers which criticises Labour's Capital Gains Tax policy.
  • Dr Nigel Parsons: Diplomacy with Israel

    Sep 8, 2014 | 4 min
    Massey University's Dr Nigel Parsons talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about Israel's objection to New Zealand's ambassador also being accredited to Palestine.
  • Adam Satariano: All eyes on Apple

    Sep 8, 2014 | 4 min
    Bloomberg technology reporter Adam Satariano talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about market speculation ahead of Apple's new product launch.
  • Phil Dampier: Royal baby news

    Sep 8, 2014 | 4 min
    Royal correspondent Phil Dampier talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about news the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their second child.
  • Bill English: Tax cuts

    Sep 8, 2014 | 3 min
    Finance Minister Bill English talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about National's plans to offer modest tax cuts in 2017.
  • Tarik Jasarevic: WHO's Ebola response

    Sep 3, 2014 | 6 min
    World Health Organisation spokesman Tarik Jasarevic talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the WHO's global response to the deadly Ebola outbreak in west Africa.
  • Donna Demaio: Melbourne to honour the dim sim?

    Sep 3, 2014 | 3 min
    Australia correspondent Donna Demaio talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about plans to open an Australian embassy in Kiev. They also discuss a call from a group of students in Melbourne for a statue to honour one of the city's most famous culinary creations - the modern dim sim.
  • David Parker: CGT policy "more popular than Labour"

    Sep 3, 2014 | 5 min
    Labour's Finance spokesman David Parker talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the ins and outs of Labour's capital gains tax policy.
  • Laura McQuillan: Leaders square off again

    Sep 2, 2014 | 5 min
    Newstalk ZB political reporter Laura McQuillan talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the second leaders' debate of the 2014 election - The Press leaders' debate in Christchurch. John Key and David Cunliffe traded blows on issues such as tax, housing, Christchurch and health.
  • Paul McPadden: Greens' employment policy

    Sep 2, 2014 | 2 min
    KPMG's Paul McPadden talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the Green Party's proposed shakeup of employment law.
  • Ian Woods: Ashya King case

    Sep 2, 2014 | 5 min
    Sky News correspondent Ian Woods talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about a complete about-face from the authorities, on the case of Asyha King. The parents of the terminally ill five-year-old have been arrested and held in Spain for several days, accused of refusing their son vital treatment in Britain.
  • Bridget Kendall: Putin's position

    Sep 2, 2014 | 5 min
    The BBC's diplomatic correspondent Bridget Kendall talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about how each side is positioning itself in the Russia-Ukraine crisis.
  • Stu Oldham: Ashburton reacts

    Sep 1, 2014 | 5 min
    Ashburton Guardian Editor Stu Oldham talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the reaction in the town to the double-shooting at the Ashburton WINZ office.
  • Paul Watson: Charter to protect migrant workers

    Sep 1, 2014 | 4 min
    CTU Canterbury Unions Earthquake Recovery spokesman Paul Watson talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about a push for a migrant workers employment charter, to protect employees of the Christchurch rebuild.
  • Donna Demaio: Australia's Iraq mission

    Sep 1, 2014 | 4 min
    Australia correspondent Donna Demaio talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about revelations an Australian C-130 Hercules came under fire from Islamic militants during a humanitarian mission over Iraq.
  • Bill English: Latest polls

    Sep 1, 2014 | 5 min
    Finance Minister Bill English talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about National's compatibility with NZ First. They also discuss the double shooting at a WINZ office in Ashburton.
  • Jane Clifton: Latest political poll

    Aug 21, 2014 | 7 min
    The Listener's Jane Clifton talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the results of the latest Herald Digipoll - it's the first full poll following the release of Nicky Hager's "Dirty Politics" book.
  • Andrew Parsons: NZ retail sector

    Aug 21, 2014 | 3 min
    AUT's Professor Andrew Parsons talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about how the New Zealand retail sector is responding to competition.
  • Jack Tame: Ebola victims recover

    Aug 21, 2014 | 4 min
    US correspondent Jack Tame talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the release from hospital of two Americans who contracted the Ebola virus while working in west Africa. They also discuss the us carrying out out fresh air strikes on ISIS forces in Iraq, despite threats from militants to kill a second captive American. It follows the beheading of journalist James Foley.
  • Tom Parsons: Backing quality teachers

    Aug 21, 2014 | 5 min
    Secondary Principals' Association President Tom Parsons talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about why the union is backing the Government's flagship education policy. It proposes to increase cross-school collaboration and create new teaching roles.
  • Tina Carr: James Foley's murder

    Aug 20, 2014 | 4 min
    Rory Peck Trust director Tina Carr talks with Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the beheading by Islamic militants of American journalist James Foley. The Trust is dedicated to the safety of freelance journalists around the world.
  • Tony Gibson: POAL annual results

    Aug 20, 2014 | 4 min
    Ports of Auckland CEO Tony Gibson talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the company's surge in reported profits.
  • Donna Demaio: Petrol big boys investigated

    Aug 20, 2014 | 3 min
    Australia correspondent Donna Demaio talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about allegations of price fixing among petrol retailers. They also discuss a case brought by a Queensland woman against Woolworths, after she apparently slipped on a grape in the supermarket.
  • David Cunliffe: SIS investigated

    Aug 20, 2014 | 4 min
    Labour leader David Cunliffe talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about latest polls; coalition plans with the Greens, and the investigation into the SIS' handling of an OIA request by blogger Cameron Slater.
  • Jacinda Ardern: Arming police

    Aug 19, 2014 | 5 min
    Labour's police spokesperson Jacinda Ardern talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the Police Association's wish-list for an incoming government. Frontline officers say under-funding is a major issue, and they're also calling for a number of policy changes. Among them - they want to be armed fulltime with both tasers and firearms.
  • Alistair Helm: Property CVs

    Aug 19, 2014 | 4 min
    Property commentator Alistair Helm talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the impact of Capital Valuations, or CVs, on property buyers and sellers.
  • Harriet Sherwood: Cairo peace talks

    Aug 19, 2014 | 4 min
    The Guardian's Harriet Sherwood talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about Israel pulling its negotiators out of the latest peace talks with Palestine in Cairo.
  • Ralph Bungard: NZ's craft beer industry

    Aug 19, 2014 | 4 min
    NZ Brewers Guild President Ralph Bungard talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about export demand for New Zealand craft beer. ANZ research shows it's expected to triple over the next decade as Asian consumers develop a taste for boutique brews.
  • Darren McCaffrey: Assange case

    Aug 18, 2014 | 4 min
    Correspondent Darren McCaffrey talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about Julian Assange's announcement that he will "soon" leave the Ecuadorian Embassy.
  • Raewyn Tan: Cruise ship industry

    Aug 18, 2014 | 3 min
    Cruise New Zealand General Manager Raewyn Tan talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about challenges facing the cruise ship industry in New Zealand, including high fuel and port costs.
  • Chris King: Latest from Missouri

    Aug 18, 2014 | 4 min
    Chris King from the St Louis American newspaper talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the reaction in Missouri to autopsy results on teenager Michael Brown. The report shows he was shot six times, including twice in the head. The National Guard has been deployed to Ferguson, to help restore peace and order.
  • Bill English: Fiscal update

    Aug 18, 2014 | 5 min
    Finance Minister Bill English talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition ahead of Treasury's pre-election fiscal update. They also discuss Nicky Hager's book, Dirty Politics.
  • Josie Pagani: Stark choice between left and right

    Aug 17, 2014 | 6 min
    Political commentator Josie Pagani talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about how the Left vote is shaping up, ahead of the 2014 election.
  • Ross Buckley: A 40% top tax rate

    Aug 17, 2014 | 3 min
    KPMG Executive Chair Ross Buckley talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the Green Party's plan to lift the top tax rate to 40%, to help pay for measures to reduce child poverty.
  • Jack Tame: Violence in Ferguson

    Aug 17, 2014 | 4 min
    US correspondent Jack Tame talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the latest on the tensions in the US town of Ferguson, over the police shooting of teenager Mike Brown.
  • Angus MacNeil: Scotland's independence vote

    Aug 17, 2014 | 4 min
    Scottish National Party MP Angus MacNeil talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition ahead of Scotland's vote on independence. With a month until voting day, opinion polls show the margin is narrowing.
  • Ursula Cheer: Hager's legal defences

    Aug 14, 2014 | 5 min
    Canterbury University Law Professor Ursula Cheer talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the legal issues brought up by the claims and counterclaims being made in Nicky Hager's book, Dirty Politics.
  • Nick Tuffley: Housing Confidence

    Aug 14, 2014 | 3 min
    ASB Chief Economist Nick Tuffley talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the bank's latest Housing Confidence Survey, which shows the mood of prospective home buyers has hit its lowest point since 2007.
  • Donna Demaio: Latest news from Australia

    Aug 14, 2014 | 4 min
    Australia correspondent Donna Demaio talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about reports that two Australian couples have been stopped from leaving Thailand with their surrogate babies - it comes amid a crackdown on surrogacy laws in the country. They also discuss the backlash against Joe Hockey after he claimed poorer Australians would not be hit by increases to the fuel tax because "the poorest people either don't have cars or actually don't drive very far in many cases".
  • Brittany Noble: Ferguson riots

    Aug 14, 2014 | 4 min
    Local reporter Brittany Noble talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about growing anger in the US state of Missouri at the fatal shooting of a black teenager by police.
  • Barry Soper: "Dirty Politics"

    Aug 13, 2014 | 7 min
    Newstalk ZB Political Editor Barry Soper talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about exactly what's in Nicky Hager's new book, "Dirty Politics".
  • Adrian Wimmers: Inland port for Palmerston North

    Aug 13, 2014 | 2 min
    KPMG's Head of Infrastructure Adrian Wimmers talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about an inland port and freight hub which is to be built in Palmerston North.
  • Jonathan Rugman: Desperation in Iraq

    Aug 13, 2014 | 5 min
    Channel 4's Jonathan Rugman talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about an international plan to help up to 30,000 Iraqis who are trapped by Islamic State fighters on a mountain in the north of the country.
  • David Cunliffe: Nicky Hager's book

    Aug 13, 2014 | 5 min
    Labour leader David Cunliffe talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about a new book by investigative author Nicky Hager, called "Dirty Politics".
  • Deirdre Alderson: More schools for Auckland

    Aug 12, 2014 | 5 min
    Auckland Primary Principals' Association president Deirdre Alderson talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about a pre-election promise from National, for more schools around Auckland. The party has pledged 350 million dollars to build nine new schools, as well as dozens of new classrooms.
  • Peter Down: Campaign to save UK pubs

    Aug 12, 2014 | 3 min
    Peter Down from the Campaign for Real Ale talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about calls for urgent law changes to save Britain's local pubs. On average, 31 are closing every week.
  • Brett O'Reilly: Auckland's convention plan

    Aug 12, 2014 | 4 min
    ATEED Chief Executive Brett O'Reilly talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about Auckland's new 10-year Business Events Plan.
  • Michele A'Court: Williams' kindness remembered

    Aug 12, 2014 | 6 min
    Comedian Michele A'Court pays tribute on KPMG Early Edition to actor and comedian Robin Williams.
  • Laila Harré: The Helensville meeting

    Aug 11, 2014 | 5 min
    Internet Party leader Laila Harré talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about a tightly-controlled 'meet the candidates' meeting in Helensville. A capacity audience turned out in John Key's electorate to see candidates answer questions from the audience.
  • Justin Kean: Commercial property investment

    Aug 11, 2014 | 3 min
    JLL's Justin Kean talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about what's poised to be a record year for the commercial property sector.
  • Jack Tame: US arms Iraqi forces

    Aug 11, 2014 | 7 min
    US correspondent Jack Tame talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the US urgently shipping weapons to Iraqi Kurdish forces to help them fight extremist Islamic State militants. They also discuss the shooting of an unarmed black teen by a police officer in Missouri, and the fallout from the death of a NASCAR driver, killed after being struck by another car on the track.
  • Trudy Sullivan: Spending the health dollar

    Aug 10, 2014 | 5 min
    Otago University Health Economics lecturer Trudy Sullivan talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about Labour's pledge to extend free GP visits to pregnant women and those aged over 65, as well as children under 13.
  • Brandon Bailey: Tech giants in court

    Aug 10, 2014 | 4 min
    Technology reporter Brandon Bailey from the San Jose Mercury News talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about Silicon Valley tech firms who are facing allegations they colluded to keep staff retention up and wages down.
  • Donna Demaio: Thai surrogacy case

    Aug 10, 2014 | 4 min
    Australia correspondent Donna Demaio talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the Australian couple accused of abandoning a baby born with Down's Syndrome to a Thai surrogate mother. Wendy and David Farnell have given their first interview over the surrogacy controversy surrounding baby Gammy.
  • Max Abrahms: US in Iraq

    Aug 10, 2014 | 5 min
    Professor Max Abrahms from Boston's Northeastern University talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about US air strikes on jihadists militants in Iraq.
  • David Learmount: An impossible challenge for aviation

    Jul 29, 2014 | 5 min
    Flightglobal Operations and Safety Editor David Learmount talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition ahead of a meeting of international aviation leaders in Canada. They're looking at the risks faced by commercial airlines flying over war zones...it follows the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Ukraine.
  • Brent Love: Fonterra slashes forecast payout

    Jul 29, 2014 | 3 min
    KPMG Agribusiness specialist Brent Love talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about Fonterra's cut to its its forecast payout for farmers, following sharp falls in global dairy prices.
  • Guy Heveldt: Kiwi one-two at Glasgow

    Jul 29, 2014 | 3 min
    Newstalk ZB's Guy Heveldt talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about Kiwi teenagers Anton Cooper and Sam Gaze, who have completed a stunning one-two in the mountain biking at the Commonwealth Games.
  • Robert Patman: Conflict and the UN

    Jul 29, 2014 | 6 min
    Otago University Professor Robert Patman talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the implications of conflicts across the Middle East and in the Ukraine on New Zealand's bid for a seat on the UN Security Council.
  • Nick Tuffley: Rockstar economy "maturing"

    Jul 28, 2014 | 4 min
    ASB Chief Economist Nick Tuffley talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about signs that economic growth will moderate to a more sustainable pace over 2015.
  • Peter Anderson: Fracking and dinosaurs

    Jul 28, 2014 | 3 min
    UK correspondent Peter Anderson talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about fracking getting the go-ahead across the UK. They also discuss new research suggesting dinosaurs could still be around today if the asteroid blamed for their extinction had struck when the population was stronger.
  • Bill English: National's preferred partners

    Jul 28, 2014 | 6 min
    Finance Minister Bill English talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the economic policies of National's preferred coalition partners. They also discuss whether a readjustment of the overvalued Kiwi Dollar is on the cards for next year.
  • Dr Russel Norman: No bottom line on deep sea drilling

    Jul 27, 2014 | 6 min
    Green Party co-leader Dr Russel Norman talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the party's policy to ban deep sea oil drilling, and how that may impact a potential coalition deal with Labour.
  • Greg Mirams: Research grant for Kiwi firm

    Jul 27, 2014 | 3 min
    Techion Group's Greg Mirams talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about R&D funding from British supermarket giant Sainsbury's, to develop a cloud-based system for diagnosing parasites in sheep.
  • Paul Rogers: Long road to peace in the Middle East

    Jul 27, 2014 | 5 min
    Bradford University's Professor Paul Rogers talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the ceasefire which has crumbled between Israel and Hamas.
  • Scott Taylor: Friendly Glasgow welcomes the world

    Jul 23, 2014 | 6 min
    Scott Taylor, the CEO of Glasgow City Marketing Bureau, talks to Andrew Dickens on KPMG Early Edition about the city's preparations ahead of the opening of the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
  • Andrew Kelleher: OCR a tough call

    Jul 23, 2014 | 3 min
    Andrew Kelleher from ASB Securities talks to Andrew Dickens on KPMG Early Edition ahead of the Reserve Bank's statement on the OCR.
  • Peter Anderson: MH17 victims return to Netherlands

    Jul 23, 2014 | 4 min
    UK correspondent Peter Anderson talks to Andrew Dickens on KPMG Early Edition about the first of the victims from flight MH17 having returned to the Netherlands. They also discuss the outcome of a Coroner's inquest into Peaches Geldof's death.
  • David Cunliffe: Sabotage talk 'nonsense'

    Jul 23, 2014 | 5 min
    Labour leader David Cunliffe talks to Andrew Dickens on KPMG Early Edition about the party's recent bad press; its education policy; and whether John Key should apologise to Tania Billinglsey over the handling of the so-called Malaysia diplomat case.
  • Annette Main: Growing the regions

    Jul 22, 2014 | 5 min
    Whanganui mayor Annette Main talks to Andrew Dickens on KPMG Early Edition about Labour's plan to encourage growth in regional New Zealand.
  • Fran Wilde: Flyover decision disappointing

    Jul 22, 2014 | 3 min
    Greater Wellington Regional Council Chair Fran Wilde talks to Andrew Dickens on KPMG Early Edition about her disappointment at a decision by a Board of Inquiry to decline resource consent for the Basin Reserve Flyover.
  • Blair Cunningham: UN's plea for peace

    Jul 22, 2014 | 6 min
    Israel correspondent Blair Cunningham talks to Andrew Dickens on KPMG Early Edition about UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon's pleas for a ceasefire in the Middle East.
  • Angela Stent: Russia under pressure

    Jul 20, 2014 | 5 min
    Georgetown University's Angela Stent talks to Andrew Dickens on KPMG Early Edition about the diplomatic and political implications of the MH17 crash. She is the author of "The Limits of Partnership: US-Russian Relations in the Twenty-First Century".
  • Brent Love: Farmer confidence takes a hit

    Jul 20, 2014 | 3 min
    KPMG's Brent Love talks to Andrew Dickens on KPMG Early Edition about the implications of a fall in farmer confidence.
  • Kamahl Santamaria: Gaza conflict intensifies

    Jul 20, 2014 | 4 min
    Al Jazeera's Kamahl Santamaria talks to Andrew Dickens on KPMG Early Edition about the latest Israeli shelling on a north-eastern Gaza town, which killed nearly a hundred Palestinians in just a few hours. Hamas had accepted a proposal for a two-hour humanitarian ceasefire, but it broke it within the hour.
  • Nazanine Moshiri: MH17 bodies taken in trains

    Jul 20, 2014 | 5 min
    Al Jazeera's Nazanine Moshiri talks to Andrew Dickens on KPMG Early Edition about restricted access being granted to international observers at the crash site of MH17 in Ukraine.
  • David Learmont: MH17 crashes in eastern Ukraine

    Jul 17, 2014 | 5 min
    David Learmont, Operations and Safety Editor of Flight Magazine speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the plane crash in eastern Ukraine
  • Alec Luhn: MH17 plane crash

    Jul 17, 2014 | 5 min
    Guardian correspondent Alec Luhn speaks to Rachel Smalley from Moscow about the plane crash in eastern Ukraine on KPMG Early Edition.
  • Nick Schfrin: Latest from Gaza

    Jul 17, 2014 | 3 min
    Nick Schifrin from Al Jazeera speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the latest news from Gaza.