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How NZ gets crime, immigration, unemployment & climate wrong

Press Release – Ipsos

Crime, immigration, unemployment and climate change how New Zealanders get it wrong: Ipsos Perils of Perception study Read more »

NZ business confidence gets a pre-Christmas lift

Article – BusinessDesk

Dec. 18 (BusinessDesk) – Business confidence finally saw a lift in December, after tanking towards the end of last year on political uncertainty when the new Labour-led government took office. Read more »

Moody’s puts its stamp of approval on government finances

Article – BusinessDesk

Dec. 18 (BusinessDesk) – Moodys Investors Service says the Labour-led governments latest half-year economic and fiscal update maintains its commitment to fiscal discipline which supports its Aaa sovereign credit rating and stable outlook. Read more »

New Treasury Working Paper Published

Press Release – The Treasury

Source: The Treasury “Living Standards Analysis Model: The First Prototype”. ENDS Read more »

BNZ’s bankers launch a new measure

Press Release – BNZ

BNZs bankers launch a new measure of business, conditions and confidence in NZ Media release 17 December 2018 If you really want to know how the economy is performing, ask a banker who knows their customer well. Thats the premise behind Bank of New … Read more »

NZ service sector activity dips but still expanding

Article – BusinessDesk

Dec. 17 (BusinessDesk) – Activity in New Zealand’s services sector grew at a slower pace in November as sales eased and supplier deliveries declined. Read more »

New Massey University portal tracks GDP in real time

Press Release – Massey University

assey University has launched a real-time gross domestic product (GDP) tracker, which is believed to be the first of its kind in the world. Read more »

Govt trashes NZ’s foreign investment reputation

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

A new global survey of the oil and gas industry shows the Government has trashed New Zealands reputation as a destination for foreign investment with its reckless oil and gas ban, according to ACT Leader David Seymour. Read more »

APL expansion a boost for Hamilton region

Press Release – Hamilton City Council

Hamilton Mayor Andrew King says the creation of a 56.7 hectare industrial site south of the city in Hautapu is a further reminder of the strength of the regions economic development. Read more »

NZ’s investment ranking plummets after ban

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

New Zealands ranking as a place to invest has plummeted since the Governments decision to ban new oil and gas exploration and were now behind the Republic of Congo and Bangladesh, Nationals Energy & Resources spokesperson Jonathan Young … Read more »

Record house prices an early Christmas present to vendors

Press Release – REINZ

Record house prices an early Christmas present to vendors, says REINZ Vendors from around the country have been delivered an early Christmas present with record median prices achieved in six regions and another record median price set for the country … Read more »

Jones’ pork barrel hands out more opaque cash

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Another day, another group of companies blessed with taxpayer money from the Provincial Growth Fund and again New Zealanders are none the wiser about the terms and details, Nationals Economic and Regional Development spokesperson Paul Goldsmith says. Read more »

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