:  Auckland Airport CEO and Australia New Zealand Leadership Forum Co-Chair Adrian Littlewood

ANZAC Inc draws six Ministers

When six Ministers and five departmental chiefs all head off to the same meeting, then something must be going on. This Friday the Ministers and the civil servants will be in Sydney for an all-day meeting o…
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Paul Goldsmith - Cabinet's ultra dry

Despite strong advice from Treasury and the Commerce Commission,  the Government is cautious about regulating the fees that banks charge merchants to process credit cards. Commerce Minister Paul Goldsmith …
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It looks like another backdown

The Prime Minister yesterday seemed to foreshadow a pulling back by the Electricity Authority from its controversial new charging proposals for the transmission network. This is yet another move to remove a…
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Surprise! Treasury agrees with NZ First

New Zealand First has found a surprising ally in Treasury in its campaign against bank credit card fees. The party's Commerce Spokesperson, Fletcher Taubuteau, has been campaigning against the size of the f…
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