8 Feb 19, 8:38am
Ardern warns of slowing global growth, talks up trade, and announces vocational training sector reform to help plug skills shortages in first major economic speech of 2019
21 Oct 18, 7:41am
Unlike the worsening average OECD situation, New Zealand is making small progress with child poverty. But it's not enough by miles. We need to rid ourselves of vanity projects and focus on this core, urgent problem
1 Oct 18, 2:20pm
ANZ economists expect slower but still substantial population growth through migration, but say if there is a more rapid slowdown, economic growth could slow markedly
28 Sep 18, 10:05am
Canterbury University's Tom Coupé looks at NZ from an international perspective, including, the country of volunteers, a good place for minorities, (un)affordable housing, treating women with respect & more
23 Sep 18, 9:07am
Motu researchers on predicting obesity rates from space, reinventing cities, genes associated with education, and the Ig Nobel Prizes
2 Aug 18, 2:39pm
David Hargreaves says while the figures show just a trickle of Kiwis now heading to Australia, history tells us the trickle tends to very quickly become a torrent
29 Jul 18, 1:10pm
National leader Simon Bridges focuses on education, crime and beneficiaries in annual conference speech
27 Jul 18, 10:02am
Motu research analysts on starting trade wars, football, hitting a plateau in life expectancy and sports records, various office squabbles, physics envy, questions about the value of teaching, and their favourite playground for data visualisation
26 Jul 18, 10:51am
NZ Initiative's Martine Udahemuka says the benefits for employers to train apprentices need to be front and centre in the discussion on New Zealand’s approach to vocational education and training
29 Jun 18, 10:01am
Assistant Principal and economics and business teacher Mark Snoad looks at some hot education issues, including is tradition enough? thinking differently, are we preparing students for a future that doesn't exist? prophets of doom, and more
11 Jun 18, 3:45pm
David Hargreaves says the country is in urgent need of a clear approach to its migration policy
5 Jun 18, 12:51pm
The new policy as proposed by the Government would triple the amount of no-strings work time degree-level students would enjoy in NZ
18 May 18, 10:40am
Budget 2018 - Education
18 May 18, 10:00am
Motu research analysts on ending inequality in one ‘easy’ step, passing exams without studying, mansion taxes, volcanic smog, drug prices, whether carbon taxes kill jobs, the economic guide to picking a uni course, two obligatory Trump mentions, and more
17 May 18, 3:13pm
Budget 2018 - Summary of all spending plans
17 May 18, 2:01pm
More than half of new spending goes to rebuilding public services and almost half of that is focused on health – Treasury’s GDP forecasts are optimistic at 3% over the next three years
7 May 18, 3:24pm
ANZ economists see immigration likely reducing to 40,000 a year by 2020 but say the migration outlook 'provides risks on both sides at the moment'
30 Apr 18, 2:20pm
The NZ Initiative's Martine Udahemuka looks at the challenges for young people in entering the workforce & argues NZ could do worse than learn from Switzerland, Germany & Denmark
29 Apr 18, 7:04am
The weeks leading up to the Budget are usually a time for the Government to tease out new funding it plans to unveil but this year it's going to be different, says Jason Walls
24 Apr 18, 4:24pm
David Hargreaves says the tweaks the National Government made to immigration settings towards the end of its tenure have turned the migration tide


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