Newstalk ZB Early Edition

Newstalk ZB Early Edition

Episodes

  • 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.
  • Jamie Sinclair: Australia's Carbon Tax repealed

    Jul 17, 2014 | 2 min
    KPMG's director of Climate Change & Sustainability Jamie Sinclair speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about Australia's decision to repeal the carbon tax
  • Shaun Hendy: Developing an 'innovation economy'

    Jul 16, 2014 | 4 min
    Professor Shaun Hendy talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the New Zealand economy's reliance on dairy, and the Green Party's policy to pump $1 billion into R&D. Professor Hendry co-authored a book with the late Sir Paul Callaghan, called "Get off the Grass: Kickstarting New Zealand's Innovation Economy".
  • Andrew Kelleher: Question mark over OCR hike

    Jul 16, 2014 | 3 min
    Andrew Kelleher from ASB Securities talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about whether weaker inflation and lower dairy prices could see the Reserve Bank hold off on further interest rate hikes, for now.
  • Donna Demaio: Australia Govt boosts spy powers

    Jul 16, 2014 | 3 min
    Australia correspondent Donna Demaio talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about plans by the Federal Government to give intelligence agencies more powers, in response to concerns about jihadists returning to Australia. They also discuss an apology by the company Wicked Campers, over an offensive van slogan.
  • Trevor Mallard: Cosmetic ban could be 'self-policed'

    Jul 16, 2014 | 6 min
    Labour MP Trevor Mallard talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the party's policy to ban the sale of cosmetics which have been tested on animals. They also discuss Labour's position on the Government's Puhoi to Wellsford motorway extension plans. Northland Labour MP Kelvin Davis backs the plan, despite his caucus colleagues calling it unnecessary.
  • James Dunne: Advocacy groups eye election test case

    Jul 14, 2014 | 4 min
    Chen Palmer public law expert James Dunne talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about a High Court case which will test the rights of advocacy groups during an election period. It follows a directive from the Electoral Commission to a number of environmental groups, saying their website is subject to rules surrounding election advertising.
  • John Kensington: New KiwiSaver default providers

    Jul 14, 2014 | 3 min
    KPMG Head of Financial Services John Kensington talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the appointment of nine new KiwiSaver default providers.
  • Nick Squires: Costa Concordia refloated

    Jul 14, 2014 | 4 min
    The Telegraph's Nick Squires talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the unprecedented maritime operation to refloat the Costa Concordia. The enormous cruise ship struck a reef off the Italian island of Giglio in January 2012 and capsized, killing 32 people.
  • Bill English: Working with the Maori Party

    Jul 14, 2014 | 5 min
    Finance Minister Bill English talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the affordability of the Maori Party's election policies. They also discuss the Reserve Bank's options ahead of new inflation figures which are due out.
  • Richard Quest: Air NZ's "maginificent" Dreamliner

    Jul 10, 2014 | 7 min
    CNN's Richard Quest talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about Air New Zealand's new 787-9 Dreamliner. It's due to arrive in Auckland in its black livery, the first of 10 aircraft that Air New Zealand has on order.
  • Sir Ken Stevens: Trade delegation off to Taiwan

    Jul 10, 2014 | 3 min
    Export NZ Chairman Sir Ken Stevens talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about New Zealand's growing trade with Taiwan.
  • Nick Schifrin: UN appeals for Middle East ceasefire

    Jul 10, 2014 | 5 min
    Al Jazeera correspondent Nick Schifrin talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition from the border between Israel and Gaza. It follows an appeal by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon for a ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian militants.
  • Garry Moore: CERA powers have surpassed use-by

    Jul 10, 2014 | 4 min
    Former Christchurch Mayor Garry Moore talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about Labour's plan to axe the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority by 2016. It also wants to appoint a board of qualified local people to govern CERA
  • Kevin Connolly: Military temparature rises in Middle East

    Jul 9, 2014 | 6 min
    The BBC's Kevin Connolly talks to Rachel Smalley about an escalation in violence between Israel and Hamas. Emergency services in Gaza say some 43 people have died in just two days.
  • Donna Demaio: Abbott "won't be held over a moral barrel"

    Jul 9, 2014 | 4 min
    Australia correspondent Donna Demaio talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about Tony Abbott's uncompromising position on asylum seekers.
  • David Cunliffe: Justice for rape victims

    Jul 9, 2014 | 5 min
    Labour leader David Cunliffe talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about plans to review some aspects of the criminal justice system. They discuss a notion that in the event of rape, an accused may have to prove consent in order to be found innocent.
  • Colin Kitchen and Clive Manley: Storm update

    Jul 8, 2014 | 6 min
    Kaitaia Fire Chief Colin Kitchen and Auckland Civil Defence Controller Clive Manley update Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the storm which hit the top of the North Island overnight.
  • Jordan Carter: Nethui 014

    Jul 8, 2014 | 3 min
    Internet NZ Chief Executive Jordan Carter talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the Nethui 2014, the country's largest internet conference.
  • Gavin Grey: Kate McCann's heartbreak

    Jul 8, 2014 | 5 min
    UK correspondent Gavin Grey talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about evidence given by the parents of Madeleine McCann at a Portuguese libel case. It relates to a book written by former police chief Goncalo Amaral. They also discuss allegations a child abuse 'ring' operated at Westminster, that's been covered up for years.
  • Bruce Robertson: Undercover police in bars "creepy"

    Jul 8, 2014 | 5 min
    Hospitality Association Chief Executive Bruce Robertson talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about plans by police in Southland to use undercover officers, to help enforce liquor laws in licensed premises.
  • Joel Cayford: Tough decisions for Auckland Council

    Jul 7, 2014 | 7 min
    Urban planner Joel Cayford talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the issues Auckland Council needs to weigh up, to gets its finances back on track. The Council is facing a funding shortfall of more than half a billion dollars.
  • Alex Skinner: Public servants return to Christchurch CBD

    Jul 7, 2014 | 3 min
    KPMG Christchurch Managing Partner Alex Skinner talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the Government's announcement that more than 1000 public servants will return to work in the city's CBD.
  • Donna Demaio: Blow for Abbott's 'turn back' policy

    Jul 7, 2014 | 4 min
    Australia correspondent Donna Demaio talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about a High Court injunction which has blocked the handover of 153 asylum seekers to Sri Lanka. It's seen a big blow to Tony Abbott's boat "turn back" policy.
  • Bill English: Auckland Council's finances

    Jul 7, 2014 | 5 min
    Finance Minister Bill English talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about New Zealand's trade relationship with Japan. They also discuss the housing market and Auckland Council's financial troubles.
  • Dr Rosamund Hill: Concussions in sport

    Jul 6, 2014 | 5 min
    Clinical neurologist Dr Rosamund Hill talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition, following the death of teenage rugby player, Jordan Kemp.
  • Dr William Rolleston: Science the key for agriculture

    Jul 6, 2014 | 4 min
    William Rolleston talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about his priorities as the new president of Federated Farmers.
  • Blair Cunningham: Israeli PM calls for 'cool heads'

    Jul 6, 2014 | 4 min
    Correspondent Blair Cunningham talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about continuing tensions in the Middle East. It follows arrests over the kidnap and murder of a Palestinian teenager who was burned to death in a suspected revenge killing.
  • Al Gillespie: Whaling 'ring fenced' in bilateral talks

    Jul 6, 2014 | 5 min
    Waikato University Professor Al Gillespie talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about 'whaling diplomacy', ahead of bilateral talks between John Key and his Japanese counterpart, Shinzo Abe.
  • Rick Pridmore: Dairy farmers up for the challenge

    Jul 3, 2014 | 4 min
    Strategy and Investment Leader for Sustainability at Dairy New Zealand Dr Rick Pridmore speaks to Andrew Dickens on KPMG Early Edition about the Government's new measures to clean up the country's rivers and lakes.
  • Donna Demaio: More details to come in Qantas saga

    Jul 3, 2014 | 3 min
    Australia correspondent Donna Demaio speaks to Andrew Dickens on KPMG Early Edition about the Qantas flight which had passengers reporting of flooding in the cabin.
  • Brent Love: Fonterra's latest venture

    Jul 3, 2014 | 3 min
    KPMG Agricultural Specialist Brent Love speaks to Andrew Dickens on Early Edition about Fonterra announcing an exclusive partnership with British firm Dairy Crest.
  • Frank Gardner: UK airports on alert

    Jul 3, 2014 | 4 min
    BBC security correspondent Frank Gardner speaks to Andrew Dickens on KPMG Early Edition about what action the UK is taking to step up security after fears Muslim extremists are developing bombs that could get through airports undetected.
  • Penny Webster: Rates to be reviewed as revenue

    Jul 2, 2014 | 4 min
    Auckland Councillor Penny Webster speaks to Andrew Dickens on KPMG Early Edition about Local Government reviewing tax-payer funding of local infrastructure.
  • Ross Buckley: Advantages to UK mortgage lending

    Jul 2, 2014 | 2 min
    KPMG Executive Chairman Ross Buckley speaks to Andrew Dickens on KPMG Early Edition about the UK's proposal to use income caps as a way of cracking down on mortgage lending.
  • Donatella Rovera: Fear is everywhere in Iraq

    Jul 2, 2014 | 5 min
    Amnesty International Senior Crisis Response Adviser Donatella Rovera speaks to Andrew Dickens on KPMG Early Edition about what people are faced with on a day to day basis in Iraq.
  • David Cunliffe: Donations policy will be taken up by schools

    Jul 2, 2014 | 5 min
    Labour leader David Cunliffe speaks to Andrew Dickens on KPMG Early Edition about the party's school donation policy and what he thinks about Trevor Mallard's moa campaign.
  • Paul Adams: Major win for boat builders

    Jun 30, 2014 | 4 min
    Stabicraft Marine Managing Director Paul Adams speaks to Tim Dower on KPMG Early Edition about the company securing a contract to build eight vessels for Australian emergency services.
  • Nick Miller: Rolf Harris found guilty

    Jun 30, 2014 | 6 min
    Europe correspondent for Fairfax Australia Nick Miller speaks to Tim Dower on KPMG Early Edition about the reaction to Rolf Harris' guilty verdict.
  • Debora Patta: Pistorius not mentally ill

    Jun 30, 2014 | 4 min
    South Africa correspondent Debora Patta speaks to Tim Dower on KPMG Early Edition about the Oscar Pistorius trial back in full swing.
  • Bill English: Tax cuts would be modest

    Jun 30, 2014 | 5 min
    Finance Minister Bill English speaks to Tim Dower on KPMG Early Edition about the reality of further interest rate hikes and the possibility of tax cuts.
  • Jack Tame: Benghazi suspect appears in court

    Jun 29, 2014 | 4 min
    US correspondent jack tame speaks to Tim Dower on KPMG Early Edition about the man facing charges on terrorism for the 2012 attack on the us diplomatic compound in Benghazi which killed four Americans
  • Nick Tuffley: Construction activity in Canterbury pushed to new high

    Jun 29, 2014 | 5 min
    ASB Chief Economist Nick Tuffley speaks to Tim Dower on KPMG Early Edition about the data from ASB's Cantometer which measures progress in the region.
  • Lawrence Yule: National's roading package

    Jun 29, 2014 | 4 min
    Local Government New Zealand president Lawrence Yule speaks to Tim Dower on KPMG Early Edition about how the regions will benefit from the National Party's $212 million roading announcement.
  • Barry Gustafson: Voters becoming complacent

    Jun 29, 2014 | 5 min
    Auckland University Lecturer in Politics Barry Gustafson analyses the National Party's drive to get voters out of complacency with Tim Dower on KPMG Early Edition.
  • Donna Demaio: Changes made to the Malaysia Airlines search operation

    Jun 26, 2014 | 4 min
    Australian correspondent Donna Demaio speaks to Tim Dower on KPMG Early Edition about Australian officials admitting they are looking for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet in the wrong place.
  • Gavin Grey: Jimmy Savile abused dead bodies

    Jun 26, 2014 | 3 min
    UK correspondent Gavin Grey speaks to Tim Dower on KPMG Early Edition about a series of reports which show Savile sexually abused vulnerable patients in scores of British hospitals over several decades.
  • Mark Lister: Strong deal for Port of Tauranga

    Jun 26, 2014 | 4 min
    Mark Lister from Craigs Investment Partners speaks to Tim Dower on KPMG Early Edition about why Port of Tauranga's 10 year deal is a great move.
  • Jane Clifton: Labour's slide down the polls

    Jun 26, 2014 | 6 min
    Political commentator Jane Clifton speaks to Tim Dower on KPMG Early Edition about Labour slumping in the polls to 27%.
  • Richard Green: Where the wild weather will hit next

    Jun 25, 2014 | 4 min
    Weather expert Richard Green speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about what parts of the country are set to bear the brunt of the wild weather.
  • Tony Joyce: Labour's tax plan a mixed bag

    Jun 25, 2014 | 4 min
    KPMG tax partner Tony Joyce speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early edition about the mechanics of the Labour Party's tax announcement.
  • Daniel Schweimler: Brazil's reaction to the Suarez bite

    Jun 25, 2014 | 3 min
    Al Jazeera Brazil correspondent Daniel Schweimler speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the latest in the Luis Suarez biting saga.
  • David Cunliffe: Why Labour's tax plans will work

    Jun 25, 2014 | 4 min
    Labour Party Leader David Cunliffe speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the party's tax announcement and why he wants an apology from Donghua Liu.
  • Kim Campbell: Government needs to get school leavers ready for employment

    Jun 24, 2014 | 4 min
    Employers Manufacturers Association Chief Executive Kim Campbell speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the business community wanting schools to issue school leavers a certificate to ensure they are ready for the workforce.
  • Peter Anderson: Verdicts given in News of the World phone hacking trial

    Jun 24, 2014 | 4 min
    UK correspondent Peter Anderson speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about former News of the World Editor Andy Coulson being found guilty of phone hacking.
  • Andrew Roy: BBC protests against Al Jazeera jail sentences

    Jun 24, 2014 | 4 min
    BBC World Editor Andrew Roy speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about what action the BBC will take now jail sentences have been given to Al Jazeera journalists in Egypt.
  • Sharon Wilson-Davis: South Auckland needs help

    Jun 24, 2014 | 6 min
    Strive Community Trust CEO Sharon Wilson-Davis speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the youth issues south Auckland is facing.
  • Adam Feeley: Queenstown added to Housing Accord

    Jun 23, 2014 | 5 min
    Queenstown Lakes District Council Chief Executive Adam Feeley speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the Government announcing Queenstown will be added to the Housing Accord to increase supply and affordability.
  • Blair Cashin: How employers should deal with the Football World Cup

    Jun 23, 2014 | 3 min
    Randstad General Manager Blair Cashin speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about how employees should plan leave for World Cup games as opposed to calling in sick.
  • Kamahl Santamaria: Al Jazeera will appeal journalists' jail sentences

    Jun 23, 2014 | 4 min
    Middle East correspondent and employee of Al Jazeera speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about what the response has been to the Al Jazeera journalists being sentenced to jail in an Egypt court for false reporting.
  • Ganesh Nana: Dairy and Forestry industries overshadow the export sector

    Jun 22, 2014 | 3 min
    BERL Chief Economist Ganesh Nana speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about their latest report which shows dairy and forestry exports booming but the rest of the sector stays stagnate.
  • Jack Tame: Former vice president hits out at Obama's handling of Iraq crisis

    Jun 22, 2014 | 3 min
    US correspondent Jack Tame speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about former US vice president Dick Cheney saying Obama is refusing to recognise reality when it comes to the Iraq crisis.
  • Paul Rodwell: Bravery award winner says students were the real heroes

    Jun 22, 2014 | 5 min
    Bravery award recipient and firefighter Paul Rodwell speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about his efforts to rescue three trapped students from the CTV building following the 2011 Canterbury quake.
  • Trish Sherson: Where to for Labour?

    Jun 22, 2014 | 5 min
    Political Commentator Trish Sherson speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the Labour party's donation issue and what we can expect from the list out today.
  • Garry Howard: Work to start on Denniston mine

    Jun 18, 2014 | 4 min
    Buller District Council Mayor Garry Howard speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the work starting on the Denniston mine and what it will mean for the region.
  • Mike Egan: Hospitality sector booms

    Jun 18, 2014 | 3 min
    Restaurant Association National President Mike Egan speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about a new report which shows our hospitality sector has almost tripled in revenue growth.
  • Ian Black: David Cameron warns the UK faces a direct terrorist threat

    Jun 18, 2014 | 3 min
    Middle East Editor for the Guardian speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about what action the UK is taking on the Iraq crisis.
  • David Cunliffe: My heart is in this job

    Jun 18, 2014 | 5 min
    Labour Party Leader David Cunliffe speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about why he is still the man for the job.
  • Gavin Grey: Judge sums up Rolf Harris evidence

    Jun 17, 2014 | 3 min
    UK correspondent Gavin Grey speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the latest from the Rolf Harris sex trial.
  • Carmel Fisher: Labour's compulsory Kiwisaver policy

    Jun 17, 2014 | 5 min
    Fisher Funds Managing Director Carmel Fisher speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the Labour party's proposal to make Kiwisaver compulsory to all New Zealanders and increase the contribution to 4.5 percent.
  • Grant Bayldon: Government needs to front up on plans for UN security council

    Jun 17, 2014 | 5 min
    Amnesty International Executive Director Grant Bayldon speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the need for the public to know what John Key's plans are if New Zealand were to get a seat on the UN Security Council.
  • Nevil Gibson: Questions raised over what Facebook pays in tax

    Jun 17, 2014 | 2 min
    National Business Review Editor Nevil Gibson speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about what Facebook's revenue last year compared to what they pay in tax.
  • Ross Buckley: Economy set to accelerate

    Jun 16, 2014 | 2 min
    KPMG Chief Executive Ross Buckley speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about new NZIER research showing our economy is tipped to accelerate.
  • Sue Chetwin: New consumer laws come into effect today

    Jun 16, 2014 | 3 min
    Consumer New Zealand Chief Executive Sue Chetwin speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the shake-up to consumer laws coming in today.
  • Tom Andronas: Oz troops on standby to swoop into Iraq

    Jun 16, 2014 | 3 min
    Australia correspondent Tom Andronas speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about Australia's special forces being put on standby step into the crisis in Iraq.
  • Bill English: Child abuse report has impact

    Jun 16, 2014 | 5 min
    Acting Prime Minister Bill English speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the Government stepping into help in Iraq and what needs to be done about child abuse in this country.
  • Jack Tame: The lead up to Argentina vs Bosnia

    Jun 15, 2014 | 4 min
    US correspondent Jack Tame speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the atmosphere in Rio leading up the the match between Argentina and Bosnia.
  • Jane Drumm: What we can expect from Sir Owen Glenn's inquiry into child abuse

    Jun 15, 2014 | 4 min
    Shine Executive Director Jane Drumm speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about Sir Owen Glenn's inquiry into child abuse and domestic violence being released today.
  • Bruce Wills: The TPP and dairy tariffs

    Jun 15, 2014 | 3 min
    Federated Farmers National President Bruce Wills speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about Trade Minister Tim Groser's comments about whether New Zealand will sign the TPP agreement without zero tariffs on dairy exports.
  • Robert Patman: Kiwi killed in Syria

    Jun 8, 2014 | 3 min
    Dr Robert Patman, head of international relations at Otago University, talks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the death of a New Zealander in the fighting in Syria
  • Trish Cherson: John Banks' resignation

    Jun 8, 2014 | 5 min
    Rachel Smalley speaks to communication strategist and former caucus press secretary for ACT Trish Cherson about John Banks' resignation on KPMG Early Edition
  • Jack Tame: FIFA World Cup

    Jun 8, 2014 | 5 min
    Rachel Smalley speaks to international correspondent Jack Tame live from Brazil about the upcoming FIFA World Cup on KPMG Early Edition
  • Julia Jones: Agribusiness

    Jun 8, 2014 | 4 min
    Rachel Smalley speaks to KPMG's Julia Jones about the latest in Agribusiness and Julia's recent trip to look at farming in Russia on KPMG Early Edition.
  • Raewyn Bleakley: Wellington economy booming

    Jun 5, 2014 | 3 min
    Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce chief executive Raewyn Bleakley speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about new data out showing Wellington's economy is booming.
  • Bill Hodge: What next for John Banks

    Jun 5, 2014 | 3 min
    Associate Professor of Law at Auckland University Bill Hodge speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the process from here for John Banks.
  • Gavin Grey: Gary Glitter to face child sex charges

    Jun 5, 2014 | 4 min
    UK correspondent Gavin Grey speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about former pop star Gary Glitter being charged on eight counts of sexual offences.
  • John McEwan: Breakthrough research on sheep farming

    Jun 5, 2014 | 3 min
    AgResearch principal scientist John McEwan speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the breakthrough research mapping a sheep's genome.
  • Paul Siratovich: Environment Watchdog wants tougher fracking regulations

    Jun 4, 2014 | 5 min
    Lecturer in the Geological Sciences Department at the University of Canterbury Paul Siratovich speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the impact of the Environment Commissioner's recommendations on fracking.
  • Nevil Gibson: UK banks react to heated housing market

    Jun 4, 2014 | 3 min
    NBR editor-in-chief Nevil Gibson speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the UK cracking down on mortgage lending.
  • Donna Demaio: Australia's economy bounces back

    Jun 4, 2014 | 3 min
    Australia correspondent Donna Demaio speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about Australia's economy roaring back to life and how the 'swatting' phenomenon has hit their shores.
  • David Cunliffe: Labour plans to scrap MMP coat-tailing policy

    Jun 4, 2014 | 5 min
    Labour leader David Cunliffe speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about Labour's plans to scrap the MMP coat-tailing provision, whether aid in the Pacific is targeted and what he makes of Laila Harre's plan to decriminalise cannabis.
  • Ian Leckie: Government's changes to roles for teachers and principals

    Jun 3, 2014 | 3 min
    NZEI president Ian Leckie speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the progress the Government is making on changing roles for school teachers and principals.
  • Felix Marwick: The Tongan leg of John Key's Pacific tour

    Jun 3, 2014 | 4 min
    Chief political reporter Felix Marwick speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the plan for the Tongan leg of John Key's tour of the Pacific.
  • Nathan Penny: Global Dairy Trade auction figures out

    Jun 3, 2014 | 4 min
    ASB rural economist Nathan Penny speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the latest Global Dairy Trade auction figures and how our terms of trade figures are at a record high.
  • Gavin Grey: The latest from the Rolf Harris sex trial

    Jun 3, 2014 | 4 min
    UK correspondent Gavin Grey speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the latest from the trial of entertainer Rolf Harris.
  • Gary Tong: Government rejects monorail proposal

    May 29, 2014 | 5 min
    Southland District Council Mayor Gary Tong speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the Government's decision to scrap the Fiordland monorail proposal.
  • Jeanna Smialek: US economy contracts

    May 29, 2014 | 3 min
    Bloomberg business reporter Jeanna Smialek speaks to Rachel Smalley on KPMG Early Edition about the contracting of the US economy.

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