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19 Oct 18, 5:00am
Consortium of Auckland businesses pushes for the opportunity to manage the development of a waterfront stadium & redevelopment of Eden Park
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17 Oct 18, 11:08am
David Hargreaves says the NZ Super Fund's warning that we must not 'lose our nerve' in the face of short-term investment losses needs to be taken to heart by a nation still struggling to understand risk, reward and diversification
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14 Oct 18, 9:16am
The NZ Super Fund, eyeing Auckland's proposed light rail network, wants a nationally significant infrastructure regime to 'level the playing field' for mobile international capital
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11 Oct 18, 10:52am
Guardians of NZ Super say 'from peak to trough' the Fund would lose over half its value in a global financial crisis - but they estimate the losses could be recouped within 20 months
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24 Sep 18, 7:32am
The NZ Initiative's Bryce Wilkinson says the electorate, not just politicians, must accept blame for irresponsible government spending
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18 Sep 18, 7:22am
NZ Initiative report suggests up to one dollar in three of NZ general government spending is wasteful, representing about 13% of GDP, or $20,000 per household annually
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14 Sep 18, 10:52am
Government to pay Derek Handley $100,000 plus expenses after offering him the role of Chief Technology Officer and then changing its mind
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31 Aug 18, 2:10pm
Transport Minister touts boost for regions in Transport Agency's 3-yearly investment plan; Trucking lobby complains funding's being diverted to 'pet political projects of dubious economic merit'
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24 Aug 18, 3:27pm
The University of Auckland's Jilnaught Wong congratulates Air NZ management and staff on a job well done, telling them to enjoy their bonuses
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23 Aug 18, 10:33am
The Government will spend $305 million on upgrading Auckland hospitals, to make up for a ‘legacy of deferred maintenance’
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20 Aug 18, 8:41am
NZ Initiative's Natanael Rother says decentralisation has fostered an ever-prosperous Switzerland
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16 Aug 18, 10:08am
The Leader of the Opposition and the Speaker of the House have agreed an investigation into the leaking of Simon Bridges travel expenses is warranted
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14 Aug 18, 4:54pm
Opposition Leader Simon Bridges says it's important for all MPs and staff in Parliament that an official, taxpayer funded investigation into who leaked his travel expenses is undertaken
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13 Aug 18, 4:00pm
The Government will inject another $240 million to help plant one billion trees over 10 years – this is in addition to the $245 million already allocated
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7 Aug 18, 12:08pm
The Finance Minister says the Government’s bean counters may well have to revise down their GDP growth projections ‘a little bit’ – National says this will cost millions of dollars
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12 Jul 18, 10:49am
Westpac economists revise upwards their forecasts for house construction in the country's largest city; say Auckland getting close to building enough houses to keep up with population growth
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5 Jul 18, 4:27pm
The Government's willingly put itself under enormous pressure by inviting registrations for KiwiBuild houses - and getting loads of responses - at such an early stage
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3 Jul 18, 12:03pm
David Hargreaves crunches the building consents numbers - particularly for Auckland - and wonders whether this is as good as it gets or whether activity can go to a higher level still
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25 Jun 18, 4:31pm
David Hargreaves argues that the Government's difficulty getting traction with Kiwibuild points to a need for industry-wide overhaul of house building
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22 Jun 18, 11:50am
Government removing cap on public servant numbers put in place by previous National-led government, says this will reduce spending on contractors and consultants
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