NZ Initiative

[Updated]
16th Aug 19, 10:40am
BusinessNZ CEO Kirk Hope criticises the RBNZ for being 'pretty active' and surprising business, RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr hits back saying the RBNZ is 'forward-looking and transparent'
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BusinessNZ CEO Kirk Hope criticises the RBNZ for being 'pretty active' and surprising business, RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr hits back saying the RBNZ is 'forward-looking and transparent'
16th Aug 19, 10:40am
14th Aug 19, 1:05pm
Lobbyist and think tank the NZ Initiative is concerned the Reserve Bank's role could 'morph' once it starts using unconventional monetary policies and it might feel required to align itself with the Government's fiscal policy
Lobbyist and think tank the NZ Initiative is concerned the Reserve Bank's role could 'morph' once it starts using unconventional monetary policies and it might feel required to align itself with the Government's fiscal policy
14th Aug 19, 1:05pm
9th Jul 19, 1:09pm
David Hargreaves argues that the current push to devolve central government powers to local authorities should not be countenanced - but there's a danger it will be with an election looming
David Hargreaves argues that the current push to devolve central government powers to local authorities should not be countenanced - but there's a danger it will be with an election looming
9th Jul 19, 1:09pm
8th Jul 19, 9:53pm
Discussion paper from Local Government New Zealand, with the backing of the NZ Initiative, calls for devolution of power including taxing from central to local government
Discussion paper from Local Government New Zealand, with the backing of the NZ Initiative, calls for devolution of power including taxing from central to local government
8th Jul 19, 9:53pm
1st Jul 19, 2:10pm
Local Government New Zealand pushing case for central government to devolve more power to local government as Productivity Commission report on local government funding nears
Local Government New Zealand pushing case for central government to devolve more power to local government as Productivity Commission report on local government funding nears
1st Jul 19, 2:10pm
21st Jun 19, 5:22pm
Kiwi businessman and NZ Initiative director Stephen Jennings says claims he benefited from Kremlin abuses of the market system and the rule of law are misconceived and vexatious
Kiwi businessman and NZ Initiative director Stephen Jennings says claims he benefited from Kremlin abuses of the market system and the rule of law are misconceived and vexatious
21st Jun 19, 5:22pm
9th Jun 19, 6:31am
Eric Crampton says Treasury has been haemorrhaging talented economists for years and the budget leaks were just the tip of the iceberg for a department in crisis
Eric Crampton says Treasury has been haemorrhaging talented economists for years and the budget leaks were just the tip of the iceberg for a department in crisis
9th Jun 19, 6:31am
9th May 19, 10:29am
Stephen Forbes takes a look at what the Government has achieved and where it's heading after 18 months in office
Stephen Forbes takes a look at what the Government has achieved and where it's heading after 18 months in office
9th May 19, 10:29am
30th Mar 19, 10:12am
Oliver Hartwich says the rest of Phil Twyford's housing policy is sufficiently ambitious and radical to solve NZ's housing problems without recourse to KiwiBuild
Oliver Hartwich says the rest of Phil Twyford's housing policy is sufficiently ambitious and radical to solve NZ's housing problems without recourse to KiwiBuild
30th Mar 19, 10:12am
7th Mar 19, 8:12am
David Hargreaves says we all need to be getting much more interested in local government
David Hargreaves says we all need to be getting much more interested in local government
7th Mar 19, 8:12am
28th Feb 19, 11:51am
Local Government New Zealand calls for greater devolution during joint symposium with the New Zealand Initiative
Local Government New Zealand calls for greater devolution during joint symposium with the New Zealand Initiative
28th Feb 19, 11:51am
26th Oct 18, 10:00am
The NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton on all things freshwater; the state of play, irrigation, quality, cap & trade, water management, prices & more
The NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton on all things freshwater; the state of play, irrigation, quality, cap & trade, water management, prices & more
26th Oct 18, 10:00am
24th Sep 18, 7:32am
The NZ Initiative's Bryce Wilkinson says the electorate, not just politicians, must accept blame for irresponsible government spending
The NZ Initiative's Bryce Wilkinson says the electorate, not just politicians, must accept blame for irresponsible government spending
24th Sep 18, 7:32am
18th Sep 18, 7:22am
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NZ Initiative report suggests up to one dollar in three of NZ general government spending is wasteful, representing about 13% of GDP, or $20,000 per household annually
NZ Initiative report suggests up to one dollar in three of NZ general government spending is wasteful, representing about 13% of GDP, or $20,000 per household annually
18th Sep 18, 7:22am
15th Sep 18, 11:02am
Oliver Hartwich says a new book is required reading for anyone wanting to understand 21st century politics
Oliver Hartwich says a new book is required reading for anyone wanting to understand 21st century politics
15th Sep 18, 11:02am
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12th Sep 18, 3:01pm
Discussion papers released on Govt plans to introduce Wellbeing measures into public finance and for the setting up of an independent fiscal institution to provide non-partisan costing of political policies
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Discussion papers released on Govt plans to introduce Wellbeing measures into public finance and for the setting up of an independent fiscal institution to provide non-partisan costing of political policies
12th Sep 18, 3:01pm
31st Aug 18, 1:17pm
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Against the backdrop of the RBNZ Act review, the NZ Initiative's Roger Partridge argues greater oversight of the RBNZ's role as prudential regulator is required
Against the backdrop of the RBNZ Act review, the NZ Initiative's Roger Partridge argues greater oversight of the RBNZ's role as prudential regulator is required
31st Aug 18, 1:17pm
20th Aug 18, 8:41am
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NZ Initiative's Natanael Rother says decentralisation has fostered an ever-prosperous Switzerland
NZ Initiative's Natanael Rother says decentralisation has fostered an ever-prosperous Switzerland
20th Aug 18, 8:41am
2nd Aug 18, 11:22am
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The NZ Initiative's Bryce Wilkinson says New Zealanders are much more heavily taxed today than in the past
The NZ Initiative's Bryce Wilkinson says New Zealanders are much more heavily taxed today than in the past
2nd Aug 18, 11:22am
26th Jul 18, 10:51am
NZ Initiative's Martine Udahemuka says the benefits for employers to train apprentices need to be front and centre in the discussion on New Zealand’s approach to vocational education and training
NZ Initiative's Martine Udahemuka says the benefits for employers to train apprentices need to be front and centre in the discussion on New Zealand’s approach to vocational education and training
26th Jul 18, 10:51am

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