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Kris Faafoi

Seasonal fruit-pickers from Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu to be let into NZ without quarantining from September
2nd Aug 21, 5:10pm
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Seasonal fruit-pickers from Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu to be let into NZ without quarantining from September
Commerce Commission draft report into retail grocery sector finds our supermarket companies are making 'persistently high' profits when compared internationally and 'avoid competing strongly' with each other; 'some form of intervention' needed
29th Jul 21, 8:41am
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Commerce Commission draft report into retail grocery sector finds our supermarket companies are making 'persistently high' profits when compared internationally and 'avoid competing strongly' with each other; 'some form of intervention' needed
Government temporarily doubles the duration of the Essential Skills visa to two years for migrants with jobs that pay less than the median wage
16th Jul 21, 5:00am
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Government temporarily doubles the duration of the Essential Skills visa to two years for migrants with jobs that pay less than the median wage
Not only is it highly unlikely that the Government’s 'hate speech' proposals will change the behaviour of bigots, they may end up making them worse, Chris Trotter argues
5th Jul 21, 9:30am
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Not only is it highly unlikely that the Government’s 'hate speech' proposals will change the behaviour of bigots, they may end up making them worse, Chris Trotter argues
The Government has extended work visas for 10,000 people already in the New Zealand and will allow 200 more dairy workers and 50 vets into the country
10th Jun 21, 8:31am
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The Government has extended work visas for 10,000 people already in the New Zealand and will allow 200 more dairy workers and 50 vets into the country
David Hargreaves doubts any NZ Government will resolve the vexed migration issue till it first forms a proper population policy
25th May 21, 2:44pm
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David Hargreaves doubts any NZ Government will resolve the vexed migration issue till it first forms a proper population policy
Westpac economists see net migration in future at around half of the pre-Covid levels following the Government's review; huge reduction in economy's underlying growth rate; impact on housing market 
24th May 21, 2:07pm
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Westpac economists see net migration in future at around half of the pre-Covid levels following the Government's review; huge reduction in economy's underlying growth rate; impact on housing market 
Government says NZ will need to stop relying on cheap low-skilled migrant workers, as it sets its sights on attracting 'high-value' investment
17th May 21, 6:12pm
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Government says NZ will need to stop relying on cheap low-skilled migrant workers, as it sets its sights on attracting 'high-value' investment
The Reserve Bank says it will address recommendations from the Financial Action Task Force 'to the extent feasible' within the scope of its government funding agreement
5th May 21, 8:03am
The Reserve Bank says it will address recommendations from the Financial Action Task Force 'to the extent feasible' within the scope of its government funding agreement
Gareth Vaughan charts his journey as a witness in a Financial Markets Authority court case against a New Zealand registered company and its NZ resident director
9th Dec 20, 5:00am
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Gareth Vaughan charts his journey as a witness in a Financial Markets Authority court case against a New Zealand registered company and its NZ resident director
New Zealand Bankers' Association not won over by government's case for a consumer data right, says the public is underwhelmed by open banking
24th Nov 20, 9:23am
New Zealand Bankers' Association not won over by government's case for a consumer data right, says the public is underwhelmed by open banking
Australian Securities and Investments Commission says about 20% of buy now pay later users cutting back on, or going without, essentials such as food in order to make their payments
17th Nov 20, 8:06am
Australian Securities and Investments Commission says about 20% of buy now pay later users cutting back on, or going without, essentials such as food in order to make their payments
RBNZ deputy governor and manager for financial stability Geoff Bascand airs concerns about open banking, sounds lukewarm on the prospect of regulating merchant service fees
15th Oct 20, 9:42am
RBNZ deputy governor and manager for financial stability Geoff Bascand airs concerns about open banking, sounds lukewarm on the prospect of regulating merchant service fees
Labour pledges to direct the Commerce Commission to probe the competitiveness of the supermarket and building supplies sectors
1st Oct 20, 12:01pm
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Labour pledges to direct the Commerce Commission to probe the competitiveness of the supermarket and building supplies sectors
CEO Chris Lamers says Flexigroup doesn't anticipate merchant service fees charged by its buy now pay later service would be included in any government regulation
15th Sep 20, 5:00am
CEO Chris Lamers says Flexigroup doesn't anticipate merchant service fees charged by its buy now pay later service would be included in any government regulation
The Government has announced new border exceptions that will allow temporary work visa holders to return to NZ; new exceptions will now also be made to allow partners of NZ citizens and residents to return here
9th Sep 20, 4:27pm
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The Government has announced new border exceptions that will allow temporary work visa holders to return to NZ; new exceptions will now also be made to allow partners of NZ citizens and residents to return here
NZX's network connectivity restored, after trading was halted for 3.5 hours today due to a second cyber attack; Commerce Minister says it doesn't look like the attack came from a state actor
26th Aug 20, 12:28pm
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NZX's network connectivity restored, after trading was halted for 3.5 hours today due to a second cyber attack; Commerce Minister says it doesn't look like the attack came from a state actor
Bluetooth-enabled CovidCard to be trialed in Rotorua among 250-300 people; If rolled out, Govt anticipates use of card wouldn't be mandatory
6th Aug 20, 1:07pm
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Bluetooth-enabled CovidCard to be trialed in Rotorua among 250-300 people; If rolled out, Govt anticipates use of card wouldn't be mandatory
Retail NZ and banks trumpet cuts in Visa & Mastercard interchange fees and merchants' contactless debit fees, but Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi wants more competition
6th Aug 20, 9:34am
Retail NZ and banks trumpet cuts in Visa & Mastercard interchange fees and merchants' contactless debit fees, but Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi wants more competition
MBIE sees case for government intervention to establish a consumer data right to 'help give consumers access to a wider range of products & services that better meet their needs'
5th Aug 20, 12:12pm
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MBIE sees case for government intervention to establish a consumer data right to 'help give consumers access to a wider range of products & services that better meet their needs'
Election 2020 - Party Policies - Information and Communications Technology - Education
25th Jul 20, 5:56am
Election 2020 - Party Policies - Information and Communications Technology - Education
Election 2020 - Party Policies - Information and Communications Technology - Privacy
25th Jul 20, 5:56am
Election 2020 - Party Policies - Information and Communications Technology - Privacy
Election 2020 - Party Policies - Information and Communications Technology - Security
25th Jul 20, 5:56am
Election 2020 - Party Policies - Information and Communications Technology - Security
Election 2020 - Party Policies - Immigration
25th Jul 20, 5:55am
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Election 2020 - Party Policies - Immigration
Election 2020 - Party Policies - Information and Communications Technology - Access
25th Jul 20, 5:55am
Election 2020 - Party Policies - Information and Communications Technology - Access