Westpac economist David Norman

Economists praise the Bay of Plenty – but why is the region so hot?


The Bay just keeps giving and giving, but there's a plenty to work on.

Fonterra chairman John Wilson

Fonterra’s milk price forecast ‘realistically conservative’ – chairman

Thu 26 May

John Wilson is still adamant the dairy market will recover in six months to a year. With special feature audio.

Nikko asset management dairy analyst Michael De Cesare

Dairy price rally good news for Fonterra before it sets payout

Wed 18 May

This morning’s rise in dairy prices at the GDT increases the likelihood Fonterra’s next season payout will lift. With special feature audio.

Westpac senior economist Michael Gordon

Westpac tips house prices to jump 10% this year

Tue 17 May

There is good and bad news for the Reserve Bank – Westpac. With special feature audio.

NZIER senior economist Christina Leung

Wages growth remains low as unemployment creeps up

Wed 4 May

Although strong migration is creating increased demand, it’s also increasing the supply of workers, an economist says. With special feature audio.

Finance Minister Bill English

Jobless rate rises to 5.7%; Auckland construction jobs drive employment growth

Wed 4 May 1

The unemployment rate rose to 5.7% in the first quarter.


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