Geoff Simmons

10th Feb 17, 9:16am
Mt Albert by-election to test how palatable The Opportunities Party's 'radical centrism' will be in the general election; Geoff Simmons explains why 'it's time for something fresh'
Mt Albert by-election to test how palatable The Opportunities Party's 'radical centrism' will be in the general election; Geoff Simmons explains why 'it's time for something fresh'
10th Feb 17, 9:16am
5th Nov 16, 9:10am
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The Morgan Foundation accuses the Government of choosing a process that will violate both the Kyoto Protocol and the Paris Agreement for how we meet our climate change commitments
The Morgan Foundation accuses the Government of choosing a process that will violate both the Kyoto Protocol and the Paris Agreement for how we meet our climate change commitments
5th Nov 16, 9:10am
29th Oct 16, 10:08am
Geoff Simmons says politicians need to face up to reality and discuss the future of our public pension systems
Geoff Simmons says politicians need to face up to reality and discuss the future of our public pension systems
29th Oct 16, 10:08am
29th Oct 16, 9:18am
Geoff Simmons and Bernard Hickey review how interest rate targeting works and the options to change the current settings
Geoff Simmons and Bernard Hickey review how interest rate targeting works and the options to change the current settings
29th Oct 16, 9:18am
22nd Oct 16, 10:17am
Geoff Simmons investigates the claim that farm land prices could be cut by $40 bln as environmental limits bite
Geoff Simmons investigates the claim that farm land prices could be cut by $40 bln as environmental limits bite
22nd Oct 16, 10:17am
15th Oct 16, 11:44am
Previous rough-as-guts interventions have undermined a now-serious need to expand forests to meet our emissions targets, says Geoff Simmons. The costs are now much higher
Previous rough-as-guts interventions have undermined a now-serious need to expand forests to meet our emissions targets, says Geoff Simmons. The costs are now much higher
15th Oct 16, 11:44am
15th Oct 16, 9:27am
Geoff Simmons and Bernard Hickey discuss the options New Zealand has in a zero interest rate world
Geoff Simmons and Bernard Hickey discuss the options New Zealand has in a zero interest rate world
15th Oct 16, 9:27am
8th Oct 16, 11:07am
Geoff Simmons notes that housing debt has hit record levels and yet policy ideas to prevent coming economic damage never deal with the tax loopholes that are driving the housing bubble
Geoff Simmons notes that housing debt has hit record levels and yet policy ideas to prevent coming economic damage never deal with the tax loopholes that are driving the housing bubble
8th Oct 16, 11:07am
1st Oct 16, 9:17am
Geoff Simmons wants Auckland to just get on with the Unitary Plan, says there are no loss of 'rights' involved, the 'heritage' claims are a smokescreen, and the delays kneecap tomorrow's heritage
Geoff Simmons wants Auckland to just get on with the Unitary Plan, says there are no loss of 'rights' involved, the 'heritage' claims are a smokescreen, and the delays kneecap tomorrow's heritage
1st Oct 16, 9:17am
29th Sep 16, 8:26am
Geoff Simmons critiques Nigel Latta's view of what is wrong with our economy; claims Latta missed the biggest factor - the misdirection of capital into housing
Geoff Simmons critiques Nigel Latta's view of what is wrong with our economy; claims Latta missed the biggest factor - the misdirection of capital into housing
29th Sep 16, 8:26am
3rd Sep 16, 7:20am
Geoff Simmons outlines the options public policy officials have in tackling the speculative pressures building in Auckland's housing markets
Geoff Simmons outlines the options public policy officials have in tackling the speculative pressures building in Auckland's housing markets
3rd Sep 16, 7:20am
13th Aug 16, 7:56am
Geoff Simmons says an FTT would leak like a sieve, penalise quite innocent and necessary trade, impede economic activity unnecessarily – all features of a bad tax
Geoff Simmons says an FTT would leak like a sieve, penalise quite innocent and necessary trade, impede economic activity unnecessarily – all features of a bad tax
13th Aug 16, 7:56am
21st Jul 16, 5:17pm
Treasury says the government should consider including agriculture in the Emissions Trading Scheme
Treasury says the government should consider including agriculture in the Emissions Trading Scheme
21st Jul 16, 5:17pm
9th Jul 16, 8:02am
Bernard Hickey and Geoff Simmons discuss the factors that the Reserve Bank is facing and why they have them is such a bind
Bernard Hickey and Geoff Simmons discuss the factors that the Reserve Bank is facing and why they have them is such a bind
9th Jul 16, 8:02am
18th Jun 16, 7:34am
Geoff Simmons says the bright line test is not restraining the property market - only a Comprehensive Capital Income Tax will, he claims
Geoff Simmons says the bright line test is not restraining the property market - only a Comprehensive Capital Income Tax will, he claims
18th Jun 16, 7:34am
21st May 16, 7:31am
Geoff Simmons wants answers to three questions before abolishing Auckland’s city limit
Geoff Simmons wants answers to three questions before abolishing Auckland’s city limit
21st May 16, 7:31am
14th May 16, 8:48am
Geoff Simmons has been thinking about the LINZ data and says it supports the idea of taxing all housing because rules and exemptions will just be exploited by the wealthy
Geoff Simmons has been thinking about the LINZ data and says it supports the idea of taxing all housing because rules and exemptions will just be exploited by the wealthy
14th May 16, 8:48am
31st Oct 15, 10:03am
Geoff Simmons calls for a 'rational comparison' of the costs of moving freight by rail or road. He suspects the way infrastructure costs are treated will be important factors
Geoff Simmons calls for a 'rational comparison' of the costs of moving freight by rail or road. He suspects the way infrastructure costs are treated will be important factors
31st Oct 15, 10:03am
26th Oct 15, 7:10am
Geoff Simmons says regulation is important, but unless it is nimble and well managed it can become a bigger problem than whatever it was intended to solve
Geoff Simmons says regulation is important, but unless it is nimble and well managed it can become a bigger problem than whatever it was intended to solve
26th Oct 15, 7:10am
20th Jul 15, 12:04pm
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Motu's Suzi Kerr reviews the regulatory mechanism that helped Lake Taupō benefit from a faster improvement in nitrogen leaching rates
Motu's Suzi Kerr reviews the regulatory mechanism that helped Lake Taupō benefit from a faster improvement in nitrogen leaching rates
20th Jul 15, 12:04pm

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