Opinion

9 Jul 18, 1:28pm
Opposition Leader Simon Bridges is calling the Government out for its plans to increase debt by $17 billion but Jason Walls says the National leader is comparing apples with oranges
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8 Jul 18, 7:02am
The Greens’ 5% polling puts them on the precipice of oblivion and with simmering issues within the party, Jason Walls argues a new socially progressive party could spell the end of this coalition govt
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7 Jul 18, 8:09am
Henry Chueh's top nine tips for those keen to invest in cryptocurrencies
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6 Jul 18, 10:00am
Henry Lynch on the foreign buyer data debacle, how chatbots are channelling customers, the Australian banking sector, the FIFA’s World Cup strange connection to toilets, and the meaning of life
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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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5 Jul 18, 2:52pm
Are young people that earn decent salaries too privileged to be thrown a bone by the Government? Jenée Tibshraeny thinks not
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5 Jul 18, 1:54pm
As NZ regulators investigate banks' conduct & culture they should take a leaf out of ASIC's book and probe the credit card market too, Gareth Vaughan argues
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5 Jul 18, 10:32am
Paul Buchanan points out New Zealand is facing a very tough choice between our security interests and our economic interests, and that choice may have to be made very soon
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5 Jul 18, 5:00am
Rodney Dickens checks how reliable economic forecasters' employment growth predictions are and how useful the leading indicators of employment are
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4 Jul 18, 1:29pm
Lawyer welcomes insurance contracts law review, citing policies that give insurers discretion to over-ride a medical opinion to avoid paying a claim
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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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2 Jul 18, 8:30am
John Mauldin continues his 'Train Crash' series, this week tallying up the unfunded US government financial promises: 'We are in hock up to our ears'
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1 Jul 18, 7:03am
After reading the Budget, the RBNZ expects the effects of government spending on GDP will be ‘lower and later’ than anticipated, a different take to the Treasury’s forecast – Jason Walls asks why
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29 Jun 18, 10:01am
Assistant Principal and economics and business teacher Mark Snoad looks at some hot education issues, including is tradition enough? thinking differently, are we preparing students for a future that doesn't exist? prophets of doom, and more
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29 Jun 18, 5:00am
Gareth Vaughan argues the flawed Financial Service Providers' Register is a factor in consumer lending problems & it should be dumped with consumer lenders licensed
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28 Jun 18, 11:52am
David Hargreaves says on one hand it's great to see so many first home buyers getting into the market - but the risks are looking very real at the moment
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28 Jun 18, 10:00am
Peter Dunne says the Government should adopt the Land and Water Forum's recommendation of a new national approach to water management and get on with it
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27 Jun 18, 2:00am
Stephen Roach thinks current US trade, tax and spending policies constitute a classic case of imperial overreach
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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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25 Jun 18, 9:54am
Tom Maasland & Richard Wells of MinterEllisonRuddWatts take a look at the promises and challenges of open banking for banks
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