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Current alert level settings to remain in place for another two weeks in Auckland; Waikato to stay at Level 3 until at least Friday; Northland to join rest of NZ at Level 2
18th Oct 21, 4:15pm
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Current alert level settings to remain in place for another two weeks in Auckland; Waikato to stay at Level 3 until at least Friday; Northland to join rest of NZ at Level 2
60 new community cases of Covid-19 - 57 in Auckland; 3 in Waikato; 30 people in hospital
18th Oct 21, 1:24pm
60 new community cases of Covid-19 - 57 in Auckland; 3 in Waikato; 30 people in hospital
With Auckland's lockdown reaching day 62, Gareth Vaughan argues it's time for more carrot and less stick, at least for vaccinated rule followers
18th Oct 21, 12:39pm
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With Auckland's lockdown reaching day 62, Gareth Vaughan argues it's time for more carrot and less stick, at least for vaccinated rule followers
Roger J Kerr says the Government’s previous “smug complacency” has found us out with our pants down
18th Oct 21, 8:15am
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Roger J Kerr says the Government’s previous “smug complacency” has found us out with our pants down
65 new community cases of Covid-19 - all in Auckland; 34 people in hospital
15th Oct 21, 1:14pm
65 new community cases of Covid-19 - all in Auckland; 34 people in hospital
The Covid trajectory has taken off. The situation is becoming more dismal with exponential growth well under way
15th Oct 21, 10:39am
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The Covid trajectory has taken off. The situation is becoming more dismal with exponential growth well under way
Geoff Bascand says the health of business, household and bank balance sheets going into the pandemic played a very important role in the better than expected outcomes
14th Oct 21, 2:04pm
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Geoff Bascand says the health of business, household and bank balance sheets going into the pandemic played a very important role in the better than expected outcomes
'Sobering, but not unexpected' - 71 new community cases of Covid-19 in Auckland
14th Oct 21, 1:07pm
'Sobering, but not unexpected' - 71 new community cases of Covid-19 in Auckland
ACT questions why the Government is preparing to let people with Covid-19 self-isolate, while overseas arrivals unlikely to be infected have to queue up for MIQ
14th Oct 21, 12:48pm
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ACT questions why the Government is preparing to let people with Covid-19 self-isolate, while overseas arrivals unlikely to be infected have to queue up for MIQ
Travel agents and insurance industry prepare for take-off despite lingering uncertainty around Covid re-opening plan
13th Oct 21, 4:54pm
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Travel agents and insurance industry prepare for take-off despite lingering uncertainty around Covid re-opening plan
Ministry of Health reports 55 community Covid-19 cases, Northland and areas of Waikato in alert level 3 to remain there. Govt looking at MIQ settings
13th Oct 21, 1:09pm
Ministry of Health reports 55 community Covid-19 cases, Northland and areas of Waikato in alert level 3 to remain there. Govt looking at MIQ settings
David Scobie of Mercer Investments looks at what it means that for the first time in a generation investors need to seriously consider inflation
13th Oct 21, 8:00am
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David Scobie of Mercer Investments looks at what it means that for the first time in a generation investors need to seriously consider inflation
Tuesday's Covid-19 update: 40 cases in Auckland and three in Waikato; 19 cases unlinked
12th Oct 21, 1:18pm
Tuesday's Covid-19 update: 40 cases in Auckland and three in Waikato; 19 cases unlinked
'The rebound is looking less like last year’s Red bull-powered hill sprint, and more like a herbal tea inspired jog uphill'
12th Oct 21, 10:31am
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'The rebound is looking less like last year’s Red bull-powered hill sprint, and more like a herbal tea inspired jog uphill'
Gareth Vaughan on financial incentives increasing vaccination rates, the mystery of Tether, high DTIs, Singapore travel, plus Eric & the anti-vaxxers
12th Oct 21, 9:59am
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Gareth Vaughan on financial incentives increasing vaccination rates, the mystery of Tether, high DTIs, Singapore travel, plus Eric & the anti-vaxxers
Current alert level restrictions to remain for another week for Auckland, and until Friday for Waikato & Northland; Vaccinations to become mandatory for health and education sector workers
11th Oct 21, 4:15pm
Current alert level restrictions to remain for another week for Auckland, and until Friday for Waikato & Northland; Vaccinations to become mandatory for health and education sector workers
35 new community cases of Covid-19 - all in Auckland; 58 cases from the past fortnight remain unlinked
11th Oct 21, 1:26pm
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35 new community cases of Covid-19 - all in Auckland; 58 cases from the past fortnight remain unlinked
Economist Brian Easton says the elimination of Covid strategy is not so much defeated but changing circumstances means that policy has to evolve
11th Oct 21, 10:59am
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Economist Brian Easton says the elimination of Covid strategy is not so much defeated but changing circumstances means that policy has to evolve
Are the Prime Minister’s formidable communication skills equal to the task of getting her government’s anti-Covid campaign back on track?
11th Oct 21, 10:05am
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Are the Prime Minister’s formidable communication skills equal to the task of getting her government’s anti-Covid campaign back on track?
Forsyth Barr analysts see it as increasingly unlikely that the Government will be able to maintain the current closed border settings through our summer; vaccination level may only reach 73% of the population
11th Oct 21, 9:33am
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Forsyth Barr analysts see it as increasingly unlikely that the Government will be able to maintain the current closed border settings through our summer; vaccination level may only reach 73% of the population
Roger J Kerr says the currency markets are signalling that the performance of the NZ economy over the next 12 months is likely to be inferior to peers and competitors
11th Oct 21, 7:56am
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Roger J Kerr says the currency markets are signalling that the performance of the NZ economy over the next 12 months is likely to be inferior to peers and competitors
The current COVID strategy needs an urgent reset. It is now evident that staying in Level 3 over coming weeks will lead to a dismal Christmas
10th Oct 21, 5:36pm
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The current COVID strategy needs an urgent reset. It is now evident that staying in Level 3 over coming weeks will lead to a dismal Christmas
Auckland's Covid-19 Delta outbreak delays RBNZ consultation on debt-to-income restrictions & interest rate floors
9th Oct 21, 9:55am
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Auckland's Covid-19 Delta outbreak delays RBNZ consultation on debt-to-income restrictions & interest rate floors
Number of cases of Covid-19 in the community rises to 44; 12 of these cases are unlinked; virus remains contained to Auckland and Waikato
8th Oct 21, 1:13pm
Number of cases of Covid-19 in the community rises to 44; 12 of these cases are unlinked; virus remains contained to Auckland and Waikato
Government responds to criticism its approach towards Covid-19 testing has been 'reactive and conservative' by saying it'll work with businesses to trial rapid antigen testing
7th Oct 21, 4:37pm
Government responds to criticism its approach towards Covid-19 testing has been 'reactive and conservative' by saying it'll work with businesses to trial rapid antigen testing