Policy

21 Mar 18, 11:59am
How future governments' policies and spending priorities will be shaped by both wellbeing and GDP being factored into their decision-making
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22 Feb 18, 5:14am
NZ Initiative's John McMahon draws some lessons New Zealand should heed from a flawed water management plan in Australia
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14 Feb 18, 5:06pm
Don Brash on why Judith Collins is best placed to take on Jacinda Ardern; Michelle Boag on how the party's leadership change will be 'tidy'; and David Farrar on how National's new leader will create its brand
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6 Nov 17, 4:29pm
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announces $325m to be spent over four years to extend paid parental leave from 18 to 26 weeks
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7 Dec 16, 9:57am
Gareth Morgan's Opportunities Party targets tax as it releases its first policy
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25 Nov 16, 7:32am
What needs to be done to ensure the left doesn't fail NZ as it did the US and UK, according to 22-year-old Green Party candidate Chlöe Swarbrick
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29 Sep 16, 9:11am
How opting for non-underwritten quick and easy life insurance could see you end up paying more for weaker cover
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15 Jun 16, 10:40am
Kerry McDonald analyses the many challenges the country faces and concludes we need effective leadership and recognition that good policy, in a sound strategic framework, is critical
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22 Feb 16, 9:11am
NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton says the country has much work to do in restoring housing affordability, but the broad social trends are positive
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21 Dec 15, 9:09am
NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton says the tension between targeting benefits to those in most need and encouraging strong families is a real one
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9 Nov 15, 10:35am
NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton says New Zealand should follow the US example of making public data widely available
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19 Sep 11, 10:00am
Opinion: John Pagani wonders when National will release a policy manifesto for the upcoming election? He's seen only three policies so far
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25 May 11, 4:03pm
Treasury to advise on living standards when analysing policy decisions
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17 Mar 09, 4:46pm
Electrification is a dumb idea without an economic excuse
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