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Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics describes what life is like in the United States where a chasm has emerged between those vaccinated against Covid-19 and those choosing not to be. Are there lessons for NZ?
10th Sep 21, 10:01am
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Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics describes what life is like in the United States where a chasm has emerged between those vaccinated against Covid-19 and those choosing not to be. Are there lessons for NZ?
Crown to top up National Land Transport Fund with a $2 billion loan, contributing towards a record $24.3 billion of infrastructure investment being planned for the next 3 years
7th Sep 21, 12:14pm
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Crown to top up National Land Transport Fund with a $2 billion loan, contributing towards a record $24.3 billion of infrastructure investment being planned for the next 3 years
Koichi Hamada commends US leaders for negotiating an infrastructure bill that both parties could support
4th Sep 21, 9:56am
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Koichi Hamada commends US leaders for negotiating an infrastructure bill that both parties could support
David Hargreaves asks if the country's largest airport just made its first loss since sharemarket listing over 20 years ago - or actually reaped a profit of over $1 billion
19th Aug 21, 10:09am
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David Hargreaves asks if the country's largest airport just made its first loss since sharemarket listing over 20 years ago - or actually reaped a profit of over $1 billion
Smaller players in electricity market lay formal complaint accusing Genesis and Contact of withholding power and creating an 'Undesirable Trading Situation'
12th Aug 21, 6:44pm
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Smaller players in electricity market lay formal complaint accusing Genesis and Contact of withholding power and creating an 'Undesirable Trading Situation'
The RBNZ's own much-watched Survey of Expectations has revealed another lift in the anticipated level of inflation in two years' time from 2.05% to 2.27%
12th Aug 21, 3:10pm
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The RBNZ's own much-watched Survey of Expectations has revealed another lift in the anticipated level of inflation in two years' time from 2.05% to 2.27%
Genesis CEO says Megan Woods' finger-pointing over Monday night's blackouts is 'misguided'; Electricity generators explain why they weren't operating at full capacity
10th Aug 21, 12:36pm
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Genesis CEO says Megan Woods' finger-pointing over Monday night's blackouts is 'misguided'; Electricity generators explain why they weren't operating at full capacity
The country's largest airport will start laying the 'groundwork' early next year for its new domestic hub, but is not giving any indication of when the major phase of development of the $1 bln on-hold project will commence
9th Aug 21, 10:29am
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The country's largest airport will start laying the 'groundwork' early next year for its new domestic hub, but is not giving any indication of when the major phase of development of the $1 bln on-hold project will commence
The PM, Deputy PM and Local Government Minister descend upon Blenheim for a local government conference, bearing a $2.5 billion carrot to incentivise councils to support their water reforms
15th Jul 21, 12:17pm
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The PM, Deputy PM and Local Government Minister descend upon Blenheim for a local government conference, bearing a $2.5 billion carrot to incentivise councils to support their water reforms
The Government is putting $136 mln into a scheme that it says will create capacity for 2000 new houses in Porirua and create up to 250 jobs
13th Jul 21, 8:30am
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The Government is putting $136 mln into a scheme that it says will create capacity for 2000 new houses in Porirua and create up to 250 jobs
Economist Brian Easton says the mainly neoliberal regime for the housing market since the early 1990s does not work
12th Jul 21, 8:49am
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Economist Brian Easton says the mainly neoliberal regime for the housing market since the early 1990s does not work
Government pushes ahead with revamped $8.7 billion NZ Upgrade Programme despite officials warning of unclear costs/benefits and 'light touch' governance
9th Jul 21, 4:36pm
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Government pushes ahead with revamped $8.7 billion NZ Upgrade Programme despite officials warning of unclear costs/benefits and 'light touch' governance
Department of Internal Affairs says new water entities will need to service between 600,000 and 800,000 people to achieve efficiency gains
1st Jul 21, 6:59am
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Department of Internal Affairs says new water entities will need to service between 600,000 and 800,000 people to achieve efficiency gains
How $3.8 billion of government funding is expected to get more houses built
27th Jun 21, 6:01am
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How $3.8 billion of government funding is expected to get more houses built
Government ringfences $1 billion of $3.8 billion Housing Acceleration Fund for councils, iwi and developers investing in infrastructure to support the building of new houses
22nd Jun 21, 10:04am
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Government ringfences $1 billion of $3.8 billion Housing Acceleration Fund for councils, iwi and developers investing in infrastructure to support the building of new houses
Mercury says it will have about 780,000 connections across both energy and telco services once the acquisition of the Trustpower assets has been completed
21st Jun 21, 11:41am
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Mercury says it will have about 780,000 connections across both energy and telco services once the acquisition of the Trustpower assets has been completed
David Hargreaves looks to the second half of the year and beyond with a mixture of hope and trepidation
15th Jun 21, 2:40pm
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David Hargreaves looks to the second half of the year and beyond with a mixture of hope and trepidation
Revenue Minister David Parker says demands for tax cuts aren't as 'realistic or responsible' as they might've been pre-COVID
11th Jun 21, 1:40pm
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Revenue Minister David Parker says demands for tax cuts aren't as 'realistic or responsible' as they might've been pre-COVID
$6 billion cost blowout prompts major changes to the Government's transport plans; Upgrades to Mill Road, SH1 between Whangarei and Port Marsden, and the Takitimu North project affected
4th Jun 21, 10:11am
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$6 billion cost blowout prompts major changes to the Government's transport plans; Upgrades to Mill Road, SH1 between Whangarei and Port Marsden, and the Takitimu North project affected
Gareth Vaughan on whether Grant Robertson & Jacinda Ardern have the courage to follow their Aussie & US counterparts, and the whacky world of cryptocurrencies
20th May 21, 9:59am
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Gareth Vaughan on whether Grant Robertson & Jacinda Ardern have the courage to follow their Aussie & US counterparts, and the whacky world of cryptocurrencies
Gareth Vaughan on inflation worries, why Richard Prebble can blame himself for QE, curious court cases as borrowers take on their bank, Brexit & red tape, the big US chance for climate change action
16th Apr 21, 9:27am
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Gareth Vaughan on inflation worries, why Richard Prebble can blame himself for QE, curious court cases as borrowers take on their bank, Brexit & red tape, the big US chance for climate change action
Government considering speeding up implementation of its National Policy Statement for urban development
15th Apr 21, 12:01pm
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Government considering speeding up implementation of its National Policy Statement for urban development
Transport Minister announces 'establishment unit' to 'progress this important city-shaping project'; concedes previous failed attempts to get project running didn't involve Aucklanders enough; decisions at end of this year
31st Mar 21, 3:00pm
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Transport Minister announces 'establishment unit' to 'progress this important city-shaping project'; concedes previous failed attempts to get project running didn't involve Aucklanders enough; decisions at end of this year
Government controlled power generator and retailer Mercury is buying the NZ assets of Tilt Renewables in a deal that will see Australia's PowAR buy out the Australian assets of Tilt
15th Mar 21, 9:56am
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Government controlled power generator and retailer Mercury is buying the NZ assets of Tilt Renewables in a deal that will see Australia's PowAR buy out the Australian assets of Tilt
Gareth Vaughan looks at a rare occurrence of the National Party and the E tū union being on the same side against the Labour government, and why we should reframe the discussion on government spending
14th Mar 21, 6:01am
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Gareth Vaughan looks at a rare occurrence of the National Party and the E tū union being on the same side against the Labour government, and why we should reframe the discussion on government spending