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Gareth Vaughan

About

Gareth is editor of interest.co.nz and has worked for more than 20 years as a financial journalist in New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Over recent years he has received awards in the EY Business Journalism Awards, Canon Media Awards, and Shareholders' Association Business Journalism Awards.

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11 years 6 months

Latest articles

Ministry of Health reports 15 community Covid-19 cases with all in Auckland
23rd Sep 21, 1:00pm
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Ministry of Health reports 15 community Covid-19 cases with all in Auckland
NZ banks' housing lending continues rising as a percentage of their overall lending as business and agriculture lending heads in the opposite direction
23rd Sep 21, 9:40am
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NZ banks' housing lending continues rising as a percentage of their overall lending as business and agriculture lending heads in the opposite direction
A red faced World Bank dumps the 'Doing Business' report NZ's MBIE cherishes and uses as a performance measure
22nd Sep 21, 7:18am
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A red faced World Bank dumps the 'Doing Business' report NZ's MBIE cherishes and uses as a performance measure
Former Kiwibank boss Sam Knowles and ex-investment banker Rob Hamilton join Westpac NZ board
20th Sep 21, 1:32pm
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Former Kiwibank boss Sam Knowles and ex-investment banker Rob Hamilton join Westpac NZ board
Three threats to Australasian banks from Afterpay's acquisition by Square
18th Sep 21, 10:03am
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Three threats to Australasian banks from Afterpay's acquisition by Square
Gareth Vaughan on the danger from African Covid variants, Deutsche Bank's 'pot, kettle black' moment, Elizabeth Warren v Wells Fargo, household debt on the march & the buyers of long-term NZ government debt
17th Sep 21, 10:08am
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Gareth Vaughan on the danger from African Covid variants, Deutsche Bank's 'pot, kettle black' moment, Elizabeth Warren v Wells Fargo, household debt on the march & the buyers of long-term NZ government debt
Ministry of Health reports 13 new community Covid-19 cases, all in Auckland, health officials following up with truck driver with Covid who traveled south from Auckland
16th Sep 21, 1:00pm
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Ministry of Health reports 13 new community Covid-19 cases, all in Auckland, health officials following up with truck driver with Covid who traveled south from Auckland
ANZ pushes one-year, 18-month, two-year and three-year fixed-term mortgages rates higher
16th Sep 21, 7:41am
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ANZ pushes one-year, 18-month, two-year and three-year fixed-term mortgages rates higher
Gareth Vaughan hopes the Financial Markets Authority under its incoming CEO will stand up for the little guys, the ma and pa retail investors, and not be too tied up with the big end of town
15th Sep 21, 3:00pm
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Gareth Vaughan hopes the Financial Markets Authority under its incoming CEO will stand up for the little guys, the ma and pa retail investors, and not be too tied up with the big end of town
Aussie parents of NZ's major banks prepared to lend mortgage borrowers up to seven times gross income, which is more than UK, Canadian, Swedish and US banks will lend
14th Sep 21, 6:13pm
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Aussie parents of NZ's major banks prepared to lend mortgage borrowers up to seven times gross income, which is more than UK, Canadian, Swedish and US banks will lend
New Zealand can take ideas and lessons for the Covid-19 path ahead from other small, developed countries such as Singapore, Denmark and Israel, David Skilling says
14th Sep 21, 3:15pm
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New Zealand can take ideas and lessons for the Covid-19 path ahead from other small, developed countries such as Singapore, Denmark and Israel, David Skilling says
Government to borrow $3 billion in 30-year bond issue after receiving more than $12 billion worth of investor interest
14th Sep 21, 1:57pm
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Government to borrow $3 billion in 30-year bond issue after receiving more than $12 billion worth of investor interest
Bank for International Settlements pushes central banks to get cracking with central bank digital currencies as Moody's warns they could be a credit negative for banks
13th Sep 21, 3:30pm
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Bank for International Settlements pushes central banks to get cracking with central bank digital currencies as Moody's warns they could be a credit negative for banks
Samantha Barrass, who has financial markets regulation experience in Gibraltar and Britain, named new Financial Markets Authority CEO. FMA confident Gibraltar employment matter raises no issues of concern
13th Sep 21, 12:30pm
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Samantha Barrass, who has financial markets regulation experience in Gibraltar and Britain, named new Financial Markets Authority CEO. FMA confident Gibraltar employment matter raises no issues of concern
Government to borrow up to $3 billion in 30-year bond issue, which will be its longest-term debt on issue
13th Sep 21, 11:02am
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Government to borrow up to $3 billion in 30-year bond issue, which will be its longest-term debt on issue
Small businesses could report banks to dispute resolution schemes and consumers take merchants to the Commerce Commission under the Government's proposals to regulate merchant service fees
11th Sep 21, 9:31am
Small businesses could report banks to dispute resolution schemes and consumers take merchants to the Commerce Commission under the Government's proposals to regulate merchant service fees
Eleven new community Covid-19 cases reported on Friday, all in Auckland. Business resurgence support payments announced
10th Sep 21, 1:00pm
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Eleven new community Covid-19 cases reported on Friday, all in Auckland. Business resurgence support payments announced
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics describes what life is like in the United States where a chasm has emerged between those vaccinated against Covid-19 and those choosing not to be. Are there lessons for NZ?
10th Sep 21, 10:01am
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Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics describes what life is like in the United States where a chasm has emerged between those vaccinated against Covid-19 and those choosing not to be. Are there lessons for NZ?
Government details more of its retail payments regulation plans including formal designation under law for Visa & Mastercard's networks, and regulating surcharging
10th Sep 21, 8:15am
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Government details more of its retail payments regulation plans including formal designation under law for Visa & Mastercard's networks, and regulating surcharging
Government delaying start of the Credit Contracts Legislation Amendment Act by two months due to community battle with Covid-19
9th Sep 21, 5:25pm
Government delaying start of the Credit Contracts Legislation Amendment Act by two months due to community battle with Covid-19
Reserve Bank says thematic review of banks' compliance with its liquidity policy highlights gaps in banks’ liquidity risk management frameworks
9th Sep 21, 11:25am
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Reserve Bank says thematic review of banks' compliance with its liquidity policy highlights gaps in banks’ liquidity risk management frameworks
Government cyber security agency CERT NZ says a distributed denial of service attack is targeting a number of New Zealand organisations
8th Sep 21, 1:00pm
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Government cyber security agency CERT NZ says a distributed denial of service attack is targeting a number of New Zealand organisations
Gareth Vaughan on NFTs, Covid-19 making supply chain management sexy, cloth masks v Delta, Aussie state v state & how Covid shook the world's economy
8th Sep 21, 10:08am
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Gareth Vaughan on NFTs, Covid-19 making supply chain management sexy, cloth masks v Delta, Aussie state v state & how Covid shook the world's economy
Mainstream economics critic Steve Keen says Covid-19 has exposed the fragility of globalisation and countries like New Zealand should look to boost domestic manufacturing
8th Sep 21, 7:30am
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Mainstream economics critic Steve Keen says Covid-19 has exposed the fragility of globalisation and countries like New Zealand should look to boost domestic manufacturing
RBNZ Deputy Governor and head of financial stability Geoff Bascand to leave the central bank in January
7th Sep 21, 12:15pm
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RBNZ Deputy Governor and head of financial stability Geoff Bascand to leave the central bank in January