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Episodes

  • Debora Patta: Pistorius sentenced

    Oct 21, 2014 | 6 min
    South Africa correspondent Debora Patta talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the five year jail term handed down to South African athlete Oscar Pistorius. He was found guilty of the culpable homicide of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.
  • Chris Tennent-Brown: Record migration

    Oct 21, 2014 | 3 min
    ASB Economist Chris Tennent-Brown talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about record migration figures and the impact on the New Zealand labour market.
  • Kamahl Santamaria: Australian teen appears in IS video

    Oct 21, 2014 | 4 min
    Al Jazeera's Kamahl Santamaria talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about an Australian teenager who's appeared in an Islamic State video, warning Prime Minister Tony Abbott.
  • Stephen Tuson: Pistorius sentence "carefully selected"

    Oct 21, 2014 | 5 min
    Wits University Law Professor Stephen Tuson talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the five year jail term handed down to Oscar Pistorius for the culpable homicide of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.
  • Professor William Schaffner: The search for a cure

    Oct 19, 2014 | 5 min
    Professor William Schaffner from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about research underway to find a treatment and vaccine for Ebola.
  • Michael Barnett: Ratepayers are not cash cows

    Oct 19, 2014 | 3 min
    Auckland Chamber of Commerce CEO Michael Barnett talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about concerns rising property valuations could be used to justify rates rises.
  • Jack Tame: Latest from the US

    Oct 19, 2014 | 3 min
    US correspondent Jack Tame talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about an Ebola scare on a Carnival Cruise ship in Texas.
  • Dame Lyndsay Freer: Catholic synod

    Oct 19, 2014 | 5 min
    Auckland Catholic Diocese spokeswoman Dame Lyndsay Freer talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the Church's latest stance on homosexuality.
  • Sir Don McKinnon: Win for NZ at the UN

    Oct 16, 2014 | 6 min
    Sir Don McKinnon talks to Tim Dower on KPMG Early Edition from New York, where New Zealand has secured a non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council.
  • Sharon Zollner: New jobs figures

    Oct 16, 2014 | 4 min
    ANZ Senior Economist Sharon Zollner talks to Tim Dower on KPMG Early Edition about new figures showing our job market's looking good - she's predicting national unemployment figures will dip under5.5% by the end of the year.
  • Alex Crawford: Closing stages of Pistorius sentencing

    Oct 16, 2014 | 5 min
    Sky's Alex Crawford talks to Tim Dower on KPMG Early Edition about the final witnesses giving evidence in Oscar Pistorius' sentencing hearing.
  • Jack Tame: Triumph at the UN

    Oct 16, 2014 | 5 min
    Newstalk ZB's Jack Tame talks to Tim Dower on KPMG Early Edition, minutes after New Zealand won a non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council.
  • Jim Miklaszewski: Defence chiefs meet over IS

    Oct 15, 2014 | 9 min
    NBC's Chief Pentagon Correspondent Jim Miklaszewski talks to Tim Dower on KPMG Early Edition about a top brass meeting of defence commanders about the Islamic State. It follows conflicting views over the true nature of New Zealand Defence Force Chief Lieutenant-General Tim Keating's attendance.
  • Brent Love: Dairy prices up

    Oct 15, 2014 | 4 min
    KPMG's Brent Love talks to Tim Dower on KPMG Early Edition about a slight lift in prices at Fonterra's latest Global Dairy Trade Event - prices are up 1.4%.
  • Donna Demaio: Latest from Australia

    Oct 15, 2014 | 3 min
    Australia correspondent Donna Demaio talks to Tim Dower on KPMG Early Edition about plans in the Northern Territory to launch an online sex offenders register. They also discuss why Man Booker Prize winner Richard Flanagan says he's "ashamed to be Australian".
  • Annette King: Key needs to own up

    Oct 15, 2014 | 6 min
    Labour's Acting Deputy Leader Annette King talks to Tim Dower on KPMG Early Edition about New Zealand's involvement in the fight against Islamic militants. They also discuss the upcoming vote for a seat on the UN Security Council, and the party's leadership contest.
  • Dr Ella Henry: Don't write off Mahuta

    Oct 14, 2014 | 6 min
    Political commentator Dr Ella Henry talks to Tim Dower on KPMG Early Edition about the Labour leadership race. Hauraki-Waikato MP Nanaia Mahuta has confirmed her bid to stand against Grant Robertson, Andrew Little and David Parker.
  • Brian Gaynor: SCF lessons

    Oct 14, 2014 | 4 min
    Milford Asset Management's Brian Gaynor talks to Tim Dower on KPMG Early Edition about what can be learned from the South Canterbury Finance case. Former director Edward Sullivan has been found guilty on five of nine charges against him. Charges against Robert White and Lachie McLeod were dismissed.
  • Brendan de Beer: McCann case

    Oct 14, 2014 | 5 min
    Brendan de Beer from The Portugal News talks to Tim Dower on KPMG Early Edition about British forensic investigators heading to Portugal, in a new push to solve the disappearance of Madeleine McCann.
  • Barry Bateman: Pistorius sentencing

    Oct 14, 2014 | 5 min
    Barry Bateman from Eyewitness News in Pretoria talks to Tim Dower on KPMG Early Edition about the second day of a sentencing hearing for Oscar Pistorius.
  • Barry Bateman: Pistorius sentencing underway

    Oct 13, 2014 | 6 min
    Barry Bateman from Eyewitness News in Pretoria talks to Tim Dower on KPMG Early Edition. Sentencing is underway for Oscar Pistorius, found guilty of negligently killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
  • Jonathan Hamlet: Boost for organic NZ wine

    Oct 13, 2014 | 3 min
    Organic Winegrowers New Zealand chairman Jonathan Hamlet talks to Tim Dower on KPMG Early Edition about the European Union has agreeing to recognise NZ's organic wine certification system as an equivalent to their own.
  • Donna Demaio: Abbott to "shirtfront" Putin at G20

    Oct 13, 2014 | 4 min
    Australia correspondent Donna Demaio talks to Tim Dower on KPMG Early Edition about Tony Abbott's promise to confront Russian president Vladimir Putin over the MH17 disaster.
  • Bill English: Foreign fighters review

    Oct 13, 2014 | 5 min
    Finance Minister Bill English talks to Tim Dower on KPMG Early Edition about the world economy slowing. They also discuss a review of terror laws governing foreign fighters.
  • Dr Leah Farrall: Foreign fighters

    Oct 12, 2014 | 7 min
    Massey University's Dr Leah Farrall talks to Tim Dower on KPMG Early Edition about Government proposals to crack down on foreign fighters in New Zealand.
  • Alistair Helm: Property market subdued

    Oct 12, 2014 | 4 min
    Property commentator Alistair Helm talks to Tim Dower on KPMG Early Edition ahead of the release of September figures for the real estate industry.
  • Gavin Grey: Latest UK news

    Oct 12, 2014 | 4 min
    UK correspondent Gavin Grey talks to Tim Dower on KPMG Early Edition about fears Ebola will reach the UK. They also discuss calls for teachers to have their own version of a Hippocratic oath.
  • David Schechter: New Ebola case in Dallas

    Oct 12, 2014 | 6 min
    David Schechter from WFAA-TV in Dallas talks to Tim Dower on KPMG Early Edition about a Texan health worker who's contracted Ebola after treating Liberian man Thomas Duncan.
  • Donna Demaio: Australian tested for Ebola

    Oct 9, 2014 | 5 min
    Australia correspondent Donna Demaio talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about concerns an Australian woman may have contracted Ebola while working as a nurse in Sierra Leone. Health officials in Queensland are awaiting test results.
  • Ross Buckley: NZ's competitive tax system

    Oct 9, 2014 | 3 min
    KPMG Executive Chair Ross Buckley talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about New Zealand's tax system being ranked the second best in the developed world, by a US think-tank.
  • Constanze Letsch: Turkey wants help to fight IS

    Oct 9, 2014 | 4 min
    The Guardian's Turkey correspondent, Constanze Letsch, talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about concern in Turkey about the rapid advance of Islamic militants, near the country's border with Syria.
  • Darien Fenton: Labour leadership

    Oct 9, 2014 | 5 min
    Former Labour MP Darien Fenton talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about Andrew Little's appeal, following confirmation he will contest the Labour leadership.
  • Phil Goff: The IS threat

    Oct 8, 2014 | 7 min
    Labour's Defence spokesperson Phil Goff talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition as officials weigh up whether New Zealand will form part of the global response to Islamic State militants in the Middle East.
  • Donna Demaio: Tinder warning

    Oct 8, 2014 | 3 min
    Australia correspondent Donna Demaio talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the alleged gang rape of a New Zealand woman in Sydney.
  • Rahima Essop: Dewani trial

    Oct 8, 2014 | 4 min
    Rahima Essop from Eyewitness News talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the trial of British millionaire Shrien Dewani. He's accused of conspiring to have his 28-year-old wife murdered while they were on honeymoon in Cape Town in 2010.
  • Stuart Page: Corruption in sport

    Oct 7, 2014 | 4 min
    Stuart Page from the International Centre for Sport Security talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the reach of corruption in sport. It follows comments from David Howman, the kiwi head of the World Anti-Doping Agency, that organised crime controls at least a quarter of all sport played today - elite or otherwise.
  • Bruce Greig: Diversifying dairy

    Oct 7, 2014 | 3 min
    Lincoln University's Bruce Greig talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about whether New Zealand should be diversifying its dairy exports.
  • Kamahl Santamaria: IS poised to capture border town

    Oct 7, 2014 | 4 min
    Al Jazeera's Kamahl Santamaria talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about a warning from Turkey's president that jihadists are on the verge of seizing the key Syrian border town of Kobane.
  • Lucy Leadbetter: Animal law in NZ

    Oct 7, 2014 | 3 min
    Lawyer Lucy Leadbetter talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the formation of the New Zealand Animal Law Association. More than 150 lawyers from around the country have signed up, in a bid to grow the field of animal law within the legal community.
  • Ursula Cheer: Police search Hager's house

    Oct 6, 2014 | 6 min
    Canterbury University Law Professor Ursula Cheer talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the legalities around an extensive police search on the home of "Dirty Politics" author Nicky Hager.
  • Stephen Selwood: Power prices may have to rise

    Oct 6, 2014 | 3 min
    Council for Infrastructure Development CEO Stephen Selwood talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about future-proofing New Zealand's electricity network.
  • Donna Demaio: Latest from Australia

    Oct 6, 2014 | 3 min
    Australia correspondent Donna Demaio talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about a gruesome murder-suicide which is making headlines in Brisbane. They also discuss the rise of a new party drug called "Wizard", which is concerning police.
  • Bill English: Focus on housing

    Oct 6, 2014 | 6 min
    Bill English talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the Government's focus on housing in its third term. A cabinet shuffle sees the Finance Minister take responsibility for Housing New Zealand properties, while Paula Bennett moves into the new role of Social Housing Minister.
  • Clive Manley: Auckland power outage

    Oct 5, 2014 | 5 min
    Auckland Civil Defence Controller Clive Manley talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the city's big power outage.
  • Tania Branigan: Latest from Hong Kong

    Oct 5, 2014 | 4 min
    The Guardian's Tania Branigan talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about an approaching deadline for pro-democracy protestors in Hong Kong to clear the city's streets.
  • Colin James: Cabinet reshuffle

    Oct 5, 2014 | 5 min
    Political commentator Colin James talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition ahead of John Key unveiling his new cabinet. They also discuss Andrew Little's prospects as a potential Labour leadership candidate.
  • Nick Hoult: Cairns appears in court

    Oct 2, 2014 | 5 min
    The Telegraph's Nick Hoult talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about Chris Cairns' court appearance in London. The New Zealand cricket great is charged with perjury.
  • Richard Murphy: Global war on tax avoidance

    Oct 2, 2014 | 4 min
    Tax commentator Richard Murphy talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the European Commission's investigation into tax arrangements between the Irish government and technology giant Apple.
  • Pamela Kripke: Ebola in the US

    Oct 2, 2014 | 4 min
    Correspondent Pamela Kripke talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about dozens of people who are being monitored for signs of Ebola in Dallas, Texas. Liberian man Thomas Duncan remains in hospital there - he's the first case diagnosed outside of Africa.
  • Raveen Das: Weekend weather

    Oct 2, 2014 | 4 min
    MetService lead forecaster Raveen Das talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the cold snap forecasted for much of the country this weekend.
  • 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.