Newstalk ZB Early Edition

Newstalk ZB Early Edition

Episodes

  • 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.
  • 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.

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