Leighton Smith Show
Dr Greg Newbold: Justice system not prejudiced
Sociologist and criminologist Dr Greg Newbold talks to Kerre McIvor about Te Ururoa Flavell's claim that we have a prejudiced and racist justice system
Colin Craig: Press secretary Rachel MacGregor resigns
Conservative Party leader Colin Craig talks to Newstalk ZB's Leighton Smith after news that his press secretary Rachel MacGregor has resigned just days before the election Read more: Colin Craig and press secretary part ways
Barry Soper: Colin Craig and press secretary part ways
Political editor Barry Soper talks to Leighton Smith about Colin Craig and his press secretary Rachel MacGregor parting ways days out from the election. Read more: Colin Craig and press secretary part ways
John Key: Part 1
National Party leader John Key talks to Leighton Smith in studio about coalitions, election predictions, spy claims, and takes your calls. MORE: Audio and video from Leighton's interview with John Key
John Key: Part 2
National Party leader John Key talks to Leighton Smith in studio and takes your calls. MORE: Audio and video from Leighton's interview with John Key
Phil Twyford: Roading in Wellington
Labour transport spokesperson Phil Twyford talks to Tim Fookes about the party's plans to reassess major highway projects in the Wellington region if it becomes government.
Felix Marwick: More correspondence about PM's discussion over OIA...
Newstalk ZB's chief political reporter Felix Marwick talks to Leighton Smith about correspondence between the Ombudsman's office and the SIS, which clearly states Dr Warren Tucker had a discussion with the Prime Minister about the release of...
Michael Bassett: Dirty Politics
Political historian Michael Bassett talks to Newstalk ZB's Leighton Smith about Nicky Hager's new book 'Dirty Politics' Read more: The latest news on 'Dirty Politics'
Jack Tame: Robin Williams found dead
US correspondent Jack Tame talks to Newstalk ZB's Leighton Smith about the death of Robin Williams
Nigel Latta talks to Newstalk ZB's Leighton Smith about education, alcohol and other topics he covers in his TV series
Broadcaster Derryn Hinch talks to Newstalk ZB's Leighton Smith about name suppression, Rolf Harris, his time in jail, his health, his broadcasting career, and what he's doing in Auckland this weekend.
Nigel Latta: Schools have the right to set rules
Nigel Latta talks to Newstalk ZB's Leighton Smith about the case of a boy who was suspended from school because his hair was too long
Christine Rankin: Colin Craig
Conservative Party chief executive Christine Rankin talks to Newstalk ZB's Leighton Smith about her party leader Colin Craig
Lindsay Mitchell: Problems in society
After the latest murder in west Auckland, social commentator Lindsay Mitchell talks to Newstalk ZB's Leighton Smith about the current problems in society and the changes that need to be made
Colin Morris: Music Review
Music reviewer Colin Morris, from Colin Morris music, talks to Tim Fookes about the latest album from Lee Hazlewood A House Safe for Tigers.
David Riley: Getting more young people reading
Author David Riley talks to Newstalk ZB's Leighton Smith about getting more young people reading, especially boys
Sue Bradford: Not a walkout
Mana Movement's Sue Bradford talks to Newstalk ZB's Leighton Smith about her departure from the party's hui over the weekend, the proposed deal with Kim Dotcom's Internet Party, and sets the record straight over whether she walked out
Peter Clark: MH370 'ended' in Southern Indian Ocean
Aviation commentator Peter Clark talks to Leighton Smith about the news Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 'ended' in the Southern Indian Ocean
Tony Alexander: OCR rises to 2.75
BNZ chief economist Tony Alexander talks to Newstalk ZB's Leighton Smith about the Reserve Bank raising the Official Cash Rate
Josh Leys and Victor Pritchett: My Funny Valentine
Josh Leys and Victor Pritchett chat to Newstalk ZB's Leighton Smith about their recording of 'My Funny Valentine'
- Wellington, New Zealand
More informationPolitical analysis, news of the world and intelligent talkback feature in Leighton Smith’s weekday show.
Daily - 11.30am Sharemarket with Forsyth Barr
Tuesday - 11.45am Family issues with Ian Grant
Friday - 11:40am Books with Doris Mousedale