Former **Today** host Matt Lauer was interviewed for the first time since his scandal.
Extra reports Lauer went on **Checkpoint** to discuss his battle with the New Zealand government.
He has been in conflict with the government over his Hunter Valley Station ranch.
The government wants to build an easement on his 16,000-acre property.
“The easement itself would create a problem. All of a sudden we would have no way of knowing who's back there.