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Diana Clement

26th Apr 21, 9:31am
Diana Clement finds there are many relatively common cases where the new denial of interest deductibility will hit first home buyers hard, and confusion over the definition of a 'new-build'
Diana Clement finds there are many relatively common cases where the new denial of interest deductibility will hit first home buyers hard, and confusion over the definition of a 'new-build'
26th Apr 21, 9:31am
20th Apr 21, 8:52am
Diana Clement reports on the shock, confusion and uncertainty about critical details missing from the government’s housing policy package
Diana Clement reports on the shock, confusion and uncertainty about critical details missing from the government’s housing policy package
20th Apr 21, 8:52am
9th Mar 21, 10:14am
Even though it's 'new', Diana Clement points out the updated law governing tenancies is either vague with some key concepts causing confusion, or completely misses dealing with modern intensive living issues
Even though it's 'new', Diana Clement points out the updated law governing tenancies is either vague with some key concepts causing confusion, or completely misses dealing with modern intensive living issues
9th Mar 21, 10:14am
4th Mar 21, 9:58am
When the RMA goes, it will be replaced by the NBE Act, the Strategic Planning Act, and the Climate Change Adaption Act. Diana Clement finds there are sceptics that this will actually improve on the bureaucratic RMA
When the RMA goes, it will be replaced by the NBE Act, the Strategic Planning Act, and the Climate Change Adaption Act. Diana Clement finds there are sceptics that this will actually improve on the bureaucratic RMA
4th Mar 21, 9:58am
21st Feb 21, 9:39am
Jane Wrightson wants changes to the fast-growing retirement village industry where there is growing tension between big business on one side and increasingly vulnerable individuals on the other
Jane Wrightson wants changes to the fast-growing retirement village industry where there is growing tension between big business on one side and increasingly vulnerable individuals on the other
21st Feb 21, 9:39am
3rd Dec 20, 4:31pm
Does opening a ‘back door’ to encrypted communications create a whole new raft of problems? How can firms promise privacy if there is official access? And an unauthorised breach at some point then becomes possible
Does opening a ‘back door’ to encrypted communications create a whole new raft of problems? How can firms promise privacy if there is official access? And an unauthorised breach at some point then becomes possible
3rd Dec 20, 4:31pm
6th Oct 20, 4:55pm
Business needs risk cover for pandemics, but insurers have revealed their fine print exclusions denying most cover. There is 'market failure' for cover at a reasonable cost. Is it the taxpayer who needs to cover these risks?
Business needs risk cover for pandemics, but insurers have revealed their fine print exclusions denying most cover. There is 'market failure' for cover at a reasonable cost. Is it the taxpayer who needs to cover these risks?
6th Oct 20, 4:55pm
28th Sep 20, 9:44am
Travel insurers face risks and pressures that may mean travelers won't be able to buy travel coverage for a reasonable price in future, creating a Catch-22 for the travel industry generally. Should the taxpayer underwrite the risks?
Travel insurers face risks and pressures that may mean travelers won't be able to buy travel coverage for a reasonable price in future, creating a Catch-22 for the travel industry generally. Should the taxpayer underwrite the risks?
28th Sep 20, 9:44am
22nd Apr 19, 8:02am
Many lawyers are dragging their heels on AML compliance, risking penalties, reputation damage and full-scale police investigations when the regulator begins its inspections later this year
Many lawyers are dragging their heels on AML compliance, risking penalties, reputation damage and full-scale police investigations when the regulator begins its inspections later this year
22nd Apr 19, 8:02am
2nd Jun 18, 7:02am
Although strictly speaking it's outside the RBNZ's mandate, Governor Adrian Orr introducing a much greater focus on consumer outcomes to the central bank is welcome, Gareth Vaughan says
Although strictly speaking it's outside the RBNZ's mandate, Governor Adrian Orr introducing a much greater focus on consumer outcomes to the central bank is welcome, Gareth Vaughan says
2nd Jun 18, 7:02am
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15th May 18, 4:10pm
Any NZ inquiry into the conduct of the financial services sector will require a lengthy and deep probe into the insurance sector, Gareth Vaughan argues
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Any NZ inquiry into the conduct of the financial services sector will require a lengthy and deep probe into the insurance sector, Gareth Vaughan argues
15th May 18, 4:10pm
16th Dec 16, 12:44pm
Freelance journalist Diana Clement welcomes the outcome of the Commerce Commission's probe into Youi that lent heavily on her work, but isn't convinced the company has mended its ways
Freelance journalist Diana Clement welcomes the outcome of the Commerce Commission's probe into Youi that lent heavily on her work, but isn't convinced the company has mended its ways
16th Dec 16, 12:44pm
21st Jul 15, 2:23pm
Insurer Youi says it may have got some things wrong, but denies charging for quotes as it passes mystery shopping test
Insurer Youi says it may have got some things wrong, but denies charging for quotes as it passes mystery shopping test
21st Jul 15, 2:23pm
15th Feb 11, 1:36pm
There's no such thing as a sure bet when it comes to investing but KiwiSaver as good as it gets
There's no such thing as a sure bet when it comes to investing but KiwiSaver as good as it gets
15th Feb 11, 1:36pm
2nd Feb 11, 5:54pm
Opinion: KiwiSaver fees cost investors thousands, even tens of thousands over the lifetime of the investment
Opinion: KiwiSaver fees cost investors thousands, even tens of thousands over the lifetime of the investment
2nd Feb 11, 5:54pm
20th Dec 10, 11:42am
Teens and Kiwisaver
Teens and Kiwisaver
20th Dec 10, 11:42am
14th Dec 10, 9:51am
Dumb excuses for not joining KiwiSaver
Dumb excuses for not joining KiwiSaver
14th Dec 10, 9:51am
8th Dec 10, 7:57am
Why risk is good
Why risk is good
8th Dec 10, 7:57am