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Stephen Forbes

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Stephen is a www.interest.co.nz reporter and is based in Auckland. He has previously worked in print journalism and public relations.     

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Articles by Stephen Forbes

1st Nov 19, 10:14am
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Auckland Mayor Phil Goff will have his work cut out as his second term kicks off with plenty on the agenda
Auckland Mayor Phil Goff will have his work cut out as his second term kicks off with plenty on the agenda
1st Nov 19, 10:14am
30th Oct 19, 4:39pm
Auckland Mayor Phil Goff gets set to appoint deputy mayor and new committee chair-people at council's first meeting of the new term
Auckland Mayor Phil Goff gets set to appoint deputy mayor and new committee chair-people at council's first meeting of the new term
30th Oct 19, 4:39pm
29th Oct 19, 4:32pm
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Auckland councillor Chris Darby says it's not just Council Controlled Organisations that should be reviewed
Auckland councillor Chris Darby says it's not just Council Controlled Organisations that should be reviewed
29th Oct 19, 4:32pm
28th Oct 19, 9:08am
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Changes to the Commerce Act to address anti-competitive behaviour could be one step closer as MBIE prepares policy advice for the Government
Changes to the Commerce Act to address anti-competitive behaviour could be one step closer as MBIE prepares policy advice for the Government
28th Oct 19, 9:08am
24th Oct 19, 4:17pm
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Auckland Council development agency Panuku highlights potential risks amidst a softening property market
Auckland Council development agency Panuku highlights potential risks amidst a softening property market
24th Oct 19, 4:17pm
24th Oct 19, 10:34am
The Commerce Commission announces its latest draft determination on the $50 million annual telco levy
The Commerce Commission announces its latest draft determination on the $50 million annual telco levy
24th Oct 19, 10:34am
23rd Oct 19, 3:49pm
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Demand for infrastructure on both sides of the Tasman could drive up the real cost of Auckland's light rail project
Demand for infrastructure on both sides of the Tasman could drive up the real cost of Auckland's light rail project
23rd Oct 19, 3:49pm
23rd Oct 19, 5:00am
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The NZ Super Fund aligned NZ Infra hits back at critics and says it's on track to deliver its bid for an Auckland light rail network to the Government before Christmas
The NZ Super Fund aligned NZ Infra hits back at critics and says it's on track to deliver its bid for an Auckland light rail network to the Government before Christmas
23rd Oct 19, 5:00am
16th Oct 19, 3:48pm
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Better access to the huge Indian market important focus for New Zealand in Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership negotiations with dairy exports an important part of the equation
Better access to the huge Indian market important focus for New Zealand in Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership negotiations with dairy exports an important part of the equation
16th Oct 19, 3:48pm
16th Oct 19, 11:26am
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Fletcher's new off-site house production plant in Wiri is expected to make the core components for at least 500 new homes a year
Fletcher's new off-site house production plant in Wiri is expected to make the core components for at least 500 new homes a year
16th Oct 19, 11:26am
15th Oct 19, 4:52pm
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The Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment requests evidence from Concrete Structure Investigations about claims of structurally defective buildings across the country
The Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment requests evidence from Concrete Structure Investigations about claims of structurally defective buildings across the country
15th Oct 19, 4:52pm
15th Oct 19, 6:16am
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Re-elected Auckland Mayor Phil Goff wants a review of the Super City’s Council Controlled Organisations up and running before Christmas
Re-elected Auckland Mayor Phil Goff wants a review of the Super City’s Council Controlled Organisations up and running before Christmas
15th Oct 19, 6:16am
10th Oct 19, 4:32pm
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AUT's Julienne Molineaux says lack of interest in politics or local government and not having enough information are among the reasons for low turnout in local government elections
AUT's Julienne Molineaux says lack of interest in politics or local government and not having enough information are among the reasons for low turnout in local government elections
10th Oct 19, 4:32pm
9th Oct 19, 4:30pm
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The NZTA's business case for a new Auckland harbour crossing now one step closer
The NZTA's business case for a new Auckland harbour crossing now one step closer
9th Oct 19, 4:30pm
8th Oct 19, 2:40pm
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Clock ticking for people planning to vote in this year's local body elections as issue of online voting raises its head again
Clock ticking for people planning to vote in this year's local body elections as issue of online voting raises its head again
8th Oct 19, 2:40pm
[Updated]
8th Oct 19, 10:52am
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Insurance company IAG's plans to open a trial vehicle repair facility in South Auckland creates concerns about potential anti-competitive behaviour
[Updated]
Insurance company IAG's plans to open a trial vehicle repair facility in South Auckland creates concerns about potential anti-competitive behaviour
8th Oct 19, 10:52am
7th Oct 19, 4:41pm
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Northland Chamber of Commerce chief executive Stephen Smith says shifting the Ports of Auckland to Northport could cost $20 billion and take 10 to 15 years
Northland Chamber of Commerce chief executive Stephen Smith says shifting the Ports of Auckland to Northport could cost $20 billion and take 10 to 15 years
7th Oct 19, 4:41pm
7th Oct 19, 8:01am
The Financial Markets Authority moves to establish guidelines for the 'flavour of the month' green bond market against the backdrop of growing international concerns about climate change
The Financial Markets Authority moves to establish guidelines for the 'flavour of the month' green bond market against the backdrop of growing international concerns about climate change
7th Oct 19, 8:01am
[Updated]
4th Oct 19, 1:49pm
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Closing the Ports of Auckland and moving its operations to Whangarei would cost $10.3 billion according to EY report  
[Updated]
Closing the Ports of Auckland and moving its operations to Whangarei would cost $10.3 billion according to EY report  
4th Oct 19, 1:49pm
[Updated]
4th Oct 19, 11:00am
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Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway announces changes to Refugee Quota Programme
[Updated]
Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway announces changes to Refugee Quota Programme
4th Oct 19, 11:00am
3rd Oct 19, 4:05pm
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The Auckland Council has spent $134 million settling leaky building claims in 2018/19, $49 million over budget
The Auckland Council has spent $134 million settling leaky building claims in 2018/19, $49 million over budget
3rd Oct 19, 4:05pm
3rd Oct 19, 8:40am
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Auckland Council CCO Panuku's annual report shows double digit increases in staffing levels and costs
Auckland Council CCO Panuku's annual report shows double digit increases in staffing levels and costs
3rd Oct 19, 8:40am
[Updated]
30th Sep 19, 12:33pm
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Government seeks to address construction industry volatility with new Crown contracting guidelines
[Updated]
Government seeks to address construction industry volatility with new Crown contracting guidelines
30th Sep 19, 12:33pm
27th Sep 19, 3:45pm
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Auckland Council comfortable with debt levels but says debt will continue increasing over the next few years due to the city’s ongoing growth and capital expenditure requirements
Auckland Council comfortable with debt levels but says debt will continue increasing over the next few years due to the city’s ongoing growth and capital expenditure requirements
27th Sep 19, 3:45pm
27th Sep 19, 10:00am
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Ports of Auckland chief executive Tony Gibson says it has been a 'challenging but productive' 12 months for the port
Ports of Auckland chief executive Tony Gibson says it has been a 'challenging but productive' 12 months for the port
27th Sep 19, 10:00am
27th Sep 19, 6:26am
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Trans-Tasman consumer finance company Latitude Financial Group seeks to raise A$1.4 billion through listing on Australian Securities Exchange
Trans-Tasman consumer finance company Latitude Financial Group seeks to raise A$1.4 billion through listing on Australian Securities Exchange
27th Sep 19, 6:26am
26th Sep 19, 12:47pm
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Cap on foreign seasonal workers to be increased by over 3,000 to 16,000; new plan for regional workforce plans also announced
Cap on foreign seasonal workers to be increased by over 3,000 to 16,000; new plan for regional workforce plans also announced
26th Sep 19, 12:47pm
[Updated]
25th Sep 19, 1:13pm
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Jetstar announces plans to end regional flights at the end of November before Air New Zealand steps up with an offer of cheap flights
[Updated]
Jetstar announces plans to end regional flights at the end of November before Air New Zealand steps up with an offer of cheap flights
25th Sep 19, 1:13pm
24th Sep 19, 12:00pm
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A total of $313 million the Government had allocated for the Auckland light rail project will now be used for other projects including helping fund a Manawatu Gorge replacement road
A total of $313 million the Government had allocated for the Auckland light rail project will now be used for other projects including helping fund a Manawatu Gorge replacement road
24th Sep 19, 12:00pm
[Updated]
24th Sep 19, 10:27am
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Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters says the Government is striving to address the quality of immigration, saying 'it’s not whether it’s too high it's whether you are getting the right people' that matters most
[Updated]
Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters says the Government is striving to address the quality of immigration, saying 'it’s not whether it’s too high it's whether you are getting the right people' that matters most
24th Sep 19, 10:27am
Days to the General Election: 25
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