The Spinoff

19th Oct 19, 9:41am
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Duncan Greive profiles Jarrod Kerr, Kiwibank's chief economist who is curious why low interest rates don't induce businesses and governments to invest to catch up our long-term infrastructure deficits
Duncan Greive profiles Jarrod Kerr, Kiwibank's chief economist who is curious why low interest rates don't induce businesses and governments to invest to catch up our long-term infrastructure deficits
19th Oct 19, 9:41am
10th Oct 19, 11:04am
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If we want to assure our export markets and tourists that we are actually a clean sustainable country, we actually have to prove it, freshwater ecologist Russell Death writes for The Spinoff
If we want to assure our export markets and tourists that we are actually a clean sustainable country, we actually have to prove it, freshwater ecologist Russell Death writes for The Spinoff
10th Oct 19, 11:04am
5th Oct 19, 9:10am
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As disappointed farmers deal with Fonterra’s poor performance it emerges a new multi-million dollar cheese plant is hardly being used. The Spinoff's Maria Slade reports
As disappointed farmers deal with Fonterra’s poor performance it emerges a new multi-million dollar cheese plant is hardly being used. The Spinoff's Maria Slade reports
5th Oct 19, 9:10am
4th Sep 19, 7:34am
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When is being unemployed not unemployed? A true measure would show more teens are without jobs than people who have supposedly ‘retired’, writes former Treasury senior staffer Tony Burton
When is being unemployed not unemployed? A true measure would show more teens are without jobs than people who have supposedly ‘retired’, writes former Treasury senior staffer Tony Burton
4th Sep 19, 7:34am
2nd Sep 19, 2:50pm
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A mystery donation to National has people asking how secure our electoral system is from corrupt foreign actors. Law expert Andrew Geddis explains what’s at stake
A mystery donation to National has people asking how secure our electoral system is from corrupt foreign actors. Law expert Andrew Geddis explains what’s at stake
2nd Sep 19, 2:50pm
21st Jun 19, 10:12am
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Tony Burton argues public service chief executives are now more interested in making their mark than providing government ministers with decent advice, which is having disastrous consequences
Tony Burton argues public service chief executives are now more interested in making their mark than providing government ministers with decent advice, which is having disastrous consequences
21st Jun 19, 10:12am
14th Jun 19, 10:35am
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Landlords face a $4000 fine if their properties are uninsulated on July 1 – but insulation companies say time’s run out and if they haven’t done it by now, bad luck. The Spinoff's Don Rowe reports
Landlords face a $4000 fine if their properties are uninsulated on July 1 – but insulation companies say time’s run out and if they haven’t done it by now, bad luck. The Spinoff's Don Rowe reports
14th Jun 19, 10:35am
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
2nd Jun 19, 6:02am
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Unless we can find some way of taxing wealth as well as incomes, New Zealand is headed for an intergenerational economic meltdown, Grant Thornton tax partner Murray Brewer argues
Unless we can find some way of taxing wealth as well as incomes, New Zealand is headed for an intergenerational economic meltdown, Grant Thornton tax partner Murray Brewer argues
2nd Jun 19, 6:02am
11th May 19, 9:31am
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The Spinoff's Toby Manhire sits down in a parliamentary corridor with Climate Change Minister James Shaw to discuss the Zero Carbon Bill, and why he’s been bending over backwards to win National’s support
The Spinoff's Toby Manhire sits down in a parliamentary corridor with Climate Change Minister James Shaw to discuss the Zero Carbon Bill, and why he’s been bending over backwards to win National’s support
11th May 19, 9:31am
1st May 19, 9:28am
Despite the bitter disappointment of those who backed capital gains tax for a win, it’s not the only horse in the wealth tax race, Max Rashbrooke studies the form guide
Despite the bitter disappointment of those who backed capital gains tax for a win, it’s not the only horse in the wealth tax race, Max Rashbrooke studies the form guide
1st May 19, 9:28am
17th Mar 19, 8:20am
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A report commissioned by Uber says Auckland wins Australasia’s traffic congestion Grand Prix and needs to embrace ‘point-to-point’ transport, the Spinoff's Maria Slade writes
A report commissioned by Uber says Auckland wins Australasia’s traffic congestion Grand Prix and needs to embrace ‘point-to-point’ transport, the Spinoff's Maria Slade writes
17th Mar 19, 8:20am
4th Mar 19, 4:08pm
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Winston Peters has spent decades gaming MMP to keep himself in the position of king (or queen) maker. Asks Danyl Mclauchlan, are we really going to make it even easier for politicians like him?
Winston Peters has spent decades gaming MMP to keep himself in the position of king (or queen) maker. Asks Danyl Mclauchlan, are we really going to make it even easier for politicians like him?
4th Mar 19, 4:08pm
18th Jan 19, 1:26pm
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The Spinoff's Maria Slade looks at a new study from which the evidence suggests the trucking industry is in a race to the bottom
The Spinoff's Maria Slade looks at a new study from which the evidence suggests the trucking industry is in a race to the bottom
18th Jan 19, 1:26pm