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Housing Minister Chris Bishop urges councils to rezone more land as home building falls behind record migration numbers
28th Feb 24, 9:25am
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Housing Minister Chris Bishop urges councils to rezone more land as home building falls behind record migration numbers
Rates levied by local governments have been flat for a century, even as central government taxation has more than tripled, according to S&P Global Ratings
23rd Feb 24, 12:54pm
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Rates levied by local governments have been flat for a century, even as central government taxation has more than tripled, according to S&P Global Ratings
New Zealand Infrastructure Commission says for every $10 NZ spent on new infrastructure between 2013 and 2022, almost $6 of existing infrastructure has worn out
23rd Feb 24, 5:00am
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New Zealand Infrastructure Commission says for every $10 NZ spent on new infrastructure between 2013 and 2022, almost $6 of existing infrastructure has worn out
Credit rating agency S&P Global Ratings says uncertainty surrounding Three Waters reform is weighing on councils' credit ratings
21st Feb 24, 6:51am
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Credit rating agency S&P Global Ratings says uncertainty surrounding Three Waters reform is weighing on councils' credit ratings
Chris Trotter asks whether applying 'tough love' to a 'fragile' nation is the right answer
19th Feb 24, 7:43am
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Chris Trotter asks whether applying 'tough love' to a 'fragile' nation is the right answer
Immigration Minister Erica Stanford says she will tighten visa rules and create long term population plan
18th Feb 24, 2:04pm
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Immigration Minister Erica Stanford says she will tighten visa rules and create long term population plan
Axing the Auckland fuel tax reveals the lack of a real transport plan for NZ’s biggest city, Timothy Welch says
15th Feb 24, 10:08am
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Axing the Auckland fuel tax reveals the lack of a real transport plan for NZ’s biggest city, Timothy Welch says
The Coalition Government's water reform policy will be developed by Castalia boss and put in place ahead of the 2025 local body elections
13th Feb 24, 9:41pm
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The Coalition Government's water reform policy will be developed by Castalia boss and put in place ahead of the 2025 local body elections
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Influential RBNZ survey shows a decisive drop in the expectation of future levels of inflation in a result that will give the RBNZ comfort ahead of its next Official Cash Rate decision
13th Feb 24, 3:35pm
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Influential RBNZ survey shows a decisive drop in the expectation of future levels of inflation in a result that will give the RBNZ comfort ahead of its next Official Cash Rate decision
John Tookey says one year on from Cyclone Gabrielle, NZ still needs a plan to fix its failing infrastructure
7th Feb 24, 8:41am
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John Tookey says one year on from Cyclone Gabrielle, NZ still needs a plan to fix its failing infrastructure
The NZ Infrastructure Commission's Geoff Cooper outlines how thinking slowly and acting fast could improve NZ's infrastructure
3rd Feb 24, 9:31am
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The NZ Infrastructure Commission's Geoff Cooper outlines how thinking slowly and acting fast could improve NZ's infrastructure
Terry McFadgen says New Zealand faces a cruel dilemma: The need for policy consensus is urgent given the challenges ahead, but the political framework for that consensus is absent
22nd Jan 24, 1:53pm
by Guest
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Terry McFadgen says New Zealand faces a cruel dilemma: The need for policy consensus is urgent given the challenges ahead, but the political framework for that consensus is absent
We need huge infrastructure investment. David Norman looks at how inward investment is attracted and managed overseas, and what sort of appetite exists for this type of investment here
27th Dec 23, 9:55am
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We need huge infrastructure investment. David Norman looks at how inward investment is attracted and managed overseas, and what sort of appetite exists for this type of investment here
Growth of autocracies will expand Chinese global influence via Belt and Road Initiative as it enters second decade
18th Dec 23, 3:20pm
by Guest
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Growth of autocracies will expand Chinese global influence via Belt and Road Initiative as it enters second decade
David Norman says third party investment will need to be part of the solution to New Zealand’s huge infrastructure shortfall
16th Dec 23, 10:04am
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David Norman says third party investment will need to be part of the solution to New Zealand’s huge infrastructure shortfall
Labour-led government's ‘shovel ready’ infrastructure investments were too focused on announcements and were not fully scoped
14th Dec 23, 4:42pm
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Labour-led government's ‘shovel ready’ infrastructure investments were too focused on announcements and were not fully scoped
Population gain from migration running at more than double the previous record
12th Dec 23, 12:01pm
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Population gain from migration running at more than double the previous record
David Norman faces up to the massive infrastructure shortfall everywhere. The cost of fixing it will overwhelmingly be borne by taxpayers, ratepayers and utilities customers. David Norman explores the role of third-party funding
7th Dec 23, 10:54am
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David Norman faces up to the massive infrastructure shortfall everywhere. The cost of fixing it will overwhelmingly be borne by taxpayers, ratepayers and utilities customers. David Norman explores the role of third-party funding
In its rush to bin the Productivity Commission, the new government should pause and consider its advice on immigration, Gareth Vaughan says
6th Dec 23, 11:42am
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In its rush to bin the Productivity Commission, the new government should pause and consider its advice on immigration, Gareth Vaughan says
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Coalition agreement sees National's proposed foreign house buyer tax gone, 14 National Cabinet Ministers out of 20
24th Nov 23, 11:12am
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Coalition agreement sees National's proposed foreign house buyer tax gone, 14 National Cabinet Ministers out of 20
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International credit rating agency S&P says repealing the Affordable Water Reforms could result in local government downgrades
21st Nov 23, 3:46pm
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International credit rating agency S&P says repealing the Affordable Water Reforms could result in local government downgrades
A gaping infrastructure deficit and a growing population will pose a challenge to the incoming National-led government
16th Nov 23, 5:00am
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A gaping infrastructure deficit and a growing population will pose a challenge to the incoming National-led government
Growing NZ cities eat up fertile land – but housing and food production can co-exist, Shannon Davis says
14th Nov 23, 10:39am
by Guest
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Growing NZ cities eat up fertile land – but housing and food production can co-exist, Shannon Davis says
Economists say the Reserve Bank will be wary of survey results that show shorter term inflation expectations have fallen but longer term expectations for both inflation and interest rates have risen
9th Nov 23, 9:07am
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Economists say the Reserve Bank will be wary of survey results that show shorter term inflation expectations have fallen but longer term expectations for both inflation and interest rates have risen
Influential RBNZ survey shows a small but significant drop in the expected level of inflation in two years time, and a sharp drop in expectations of one-year-out inflation; house prices expected to rise
8th Nov 23, 3:51pm
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Influential RBNZ survey shows a small but significant drop in the expected level of inflation in two years time, and a sharp drop in expectations of one-year-out inflation; house prices expected to rise