: National's Finance spokesperson, Amy Adams

Adams gives Robertson a break

With the Prime Minister having declared that this would be a week focusing on business, the Reserve Bank produced both good and bad news for her with its Monetary Policy Statement yesterday. As expected it …
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: Handing over; Winston peters and Jacinda Ardern at yesterday's Cabinet meeting. (Getty Images)

Why Ardern needs to woo business

With even Treasury now reporting a loss of business confidence the Government is setting out to put its economic record straight. That is presumably why it chose to headline Jacinda Ardern’s first press c…
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:  Federated Farmers President, Katie Milne

Government forces big farming change

An Auckland conference heard yesterday of the dramatically different future that faces farming as the Government moves on polluted waterways and climate change. Simply, livestock numbers; both cattle and sh…
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: Oxford Univresity economist, Kate Raworth

The doughnut economy

Yesterday saw the unveiling of more details of the Government’s “well being” economic measures. Momentum is beginning to build on the well-being project with the next big step being an international c…
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: Infrastructure NZ CEO Stephen Sellwood

Infrastructure slowdown

The Labour-led Government is already falling behind on infrastructure investment. Infrastructure New Zealand last night said infrastructure investment projections  were down dramatically on those of 2017, …
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