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Christchurch Cathedral showing the effects of the February 2011 earthquake

Dreaming A New City: Optimistic for Christchurch long term, pessimistic for short term

Fri 27 Feb 15 1

Will Christchurch really recover from the earthquakes?

NZ Police Supt Sandra Manderson (TV3): Officers will be vigilant against "courtsiders"

Cricket World Cup: Why does the ICC care about 'courtsiding'?

Mon 16 Feb 15 4

And why are plainclothes cops patroling for "cheats" who place bets based on up-to-date information at the game, as opposed to those on 15-second TV delay?

Dr Eric Crampton: "“It is more important than ever that we have a reasonable business case for the entire initiative."

Council commissioners consider convention centre consent – but where's the business case?

Fri 13 Feb 15

"We need a good assessment of the ongoing viability of the convention centre in the event the Crown is left holding the bag"  – Eric Crampton

BNZ senior economist Craig Ebert

Deflation looms, but don't worry, experts say

Mon 26 Jan 15

“For New Zealand the deflation is sort of good deflation"

NZ Initiative head of research Eric Crampton

Proposed ban on alcohol advertising at sport events does not consider cost

Thu 18 Dec 14 2

"Something this costly should at least have proven benefits" - NZ Initiative.


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