Days to the General Election: 25
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Opinion

21st Sep 20, 2:03pm
Henry Thomson says what we are witnessing in the United States today is a straining of the world’s longest-lived and most prosperous democracy towards its constitutional breaking point
Henry Thomson says what we are witnessing in the United States today is a straining of the world’s longest-lived and most prosperous democracy towards its constitutional breaking point
21st Sep 20, 2:03pm
21st Sep 20, 10:32am
Brian Fallow suggests cutting the GST rate would have a more stimulatory impact on the economy than the National Party's proposed tax cuts
Brian Fallow suggests cutting the GST rate would have a more stimulatory impact on the economy than the National Party's proposed tax cuts
21st Sep 20, 10:32am
21st Sep 20, 9:21am
Economist Brian Easton looks at half a dozen external economic issues that will greatly affect this country
Economist Brian Easton looks at half a dozen external economic issues that will greatly affect this country
21st Sep 20, 9:21am
21st Sep 20, 7:22am
With Auckland Central apparently set to tumble back into Labour’s arms, Chris Trotter asks whether the Greens can reach the 5% MMP threshold
With Auckland Central apparently set to tumble back into Labour’s arms, Chris Trotter asks whether the Greens can reach the 5% MMP threshold
21st Sep 20, 7:22am
20th Sep 20, 6:02am
Andrea Black probes ways of making tax settings fairer and more sustainable, so that wage and salary earners can feel confident they aren’t the only ones paying ‘their fair share’
Andrea Black probes ways of making tax settings fairer and more sustainable, so that wage and salary earners can feel confident they aren’t the only ones paying ‘their fair share’
20th Sep 20, 6:02am
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18th Sep 20, 3:59pm
National's 16-month income tax cut could do more to boost high income earners' bank balances than get people out spending, Jenée Tibshraeny suggests
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National's 16-month income tax cut could do more to boost high income earners' bank balances than get people out spending, Jenée Tibshraeny suggests
18th Sep 20, 3:59pm
18th Sep 20, 9:07am
BNZ economist Paul Conway says the challenge for New Zealand's political parties is to reframe their thinking and create an economic plan that breaks the shackles of our 'economic geography'
BNZ economist Paul Conway says the challenge for New Zealand's political parties is to reframe their thinking and create an economic plan that breaks the shackles of our 'economic geography'
18th Sep 20, 9:07am
17th Sep 20, 10:05am
Labour Party candidate Vanushi Walters says it's crucial to protect peoples’ incomes and services as we recover and rebuild from the COVID-19 pandemic
Labour Party candidate Vanushi Walters says it's crucial to protect peoples’ incomes and services as we recover and rebuild from the COVID-19 pandemic
17th Sep 20, 10:05am
16th Sep 20, 9:42am
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Akira Kawamoto thinks the new Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga may pursue bolder structural reforms than his predecessor
Akira Kawamoto thinks the new Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga may pursue bolder structural reforms than his predecessor
16th Sep 20, 9:42am
16th Sep 20, 9:39am
Arthur Grimes wants to see clear accountabilities in place for achieving clearly defined wellbeing targets whoever leads the government after October's election
Arthur Grimes wants to see clear accountabilities in place for achieving clearly defined wellbeing targets whoever leads the government after October's election
16th Sep 20, 9:39am
15th Sep 20, 2:35pm
ACT's Brooke van Velden argues a roadmap to economic recovery should see government spending cut, and feature a growth-led and business-led approach, that doesn’t punish people through tax
ACT's Brooke van Velden argues a roadmap to economic recovery should see government spending cut, and feature a growth-led and business-led approach, that doesn’t punish people through tax
15th Sep 20, 2:35pm
15th Sep 20, 11:42am
David Hargreaves tries to make sense of recent developments in our never-dull housing market
David Hargreaves tries to make sense of recent developments in our never-dull housing market
15th Sep 20, 11:42am
15th Sep 20, 10:08am
Brian Fallow takes a look at how the US presidential election may play out and warns it's likely to be messy, including for financial markets
Brian Fallow takes a look at how the US presidential election may play out and warns it's likely to be messy, including for financial markets
15th Sep 20, 10:08am
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14th Sep 20, 1:37pm
The country is set to see its largest ever contraction in the economy reported this week - but the final figure's actually expected to be much smaller than first feared and the focus is already on how much the economy will grow by in the September quarter
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The country is set to see its largest ever contraction in the economy reported this week - but the final figure's actually expected to be much smaller than first feared and the focus is already on how much the economy will grow by in the September quarter
14th Sep 20, 1:37pm
14th Sep 20, 9:28am
Chris Trotter argues most New Zealand politicians would rather appease a minority than unleash the majority
Chris Trotter argues most New Zealand politicians would rather appease a minority than unleash the majority
14th Sep 20, 9:28am
14th Sep 20, 9:07am
Economist Brian Easton muses on the user-unfriendliness of many computer interfaces
Economist Brian Easton muses on the user-unfriendliness of many computer interfaces
14th Sep 20, 9:07am
13th Sep 20, 2:25pm
New Zealand’s current coronavirus border policies fail to reflect the current Northern Hemisphere surge in cases and the consequent enhanced risks to COVID-19 management in New Zealand
New Zealand’s current coronavirus border policies fail to reflect the current Northern Hemisphere surge in cases and the consequent enhanced risks to COVID-19 management in New Zealand
13th Sep 20, 2:25pm
12th Sep 20, 10:02am
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Zhang Jun shows how China's ongoing technological transformation is cushioning the blow of the pandemic
Zhang Jun shows how China's ongoing technological transformation is cushioning the blow of the pandemic
12th Sep 20, 10:02am
11th Sep 20, 9:44am
Allan Barber investigates why our health outcomes have got worse despite a clear move of most people towards the official guidance of eating less saturated fats. Is that guidance flawed?
Allan Barber investigates why our health outcomes have got worse despite a clear move of most people towards the official guidance of eating less saturated fats. Is that guidance flawed?
11th Sep 20, 9:44am
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10th Sep 20, 1:31pm
Jenée Tibshraeny provides a reminder of how deep the economy's reliance on the property market goes as we ponder Labour's caution on tax
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Jenée Tibshraeny provides a reminder of how deep the economy's reliance on the property market goes as we ponder Labour's caution on tax
10th Sep 20, 1:31pm
Days to the General Election: 25
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