New Zealand heavy weight boxer Joseph Parker (TV3)

Joseph Parker’s $220,000 Invercargill uppercut

Wed 26 Aug

This month's fight added $3550 to Invercargill’s economy for every second Mr Parker was in the ring.

NBR Reporter Jason Walls

NBR Radio Macroeconomics round up: More hints from Yellen and God Save the Queen for UK economy

Fri 31 Jul

Jason Walls breaks down the week's biggest news in macroeconomics on NBR Radio, and on demand on MyNBR Radio.

Federated Farmers national president William Rolleston

Farmer confidence drops further – ‘expect more farmer debt’

Wed 15 Jul 6

Federated Farmers's William Rolleston says one of the most concerning elements the figures revealed was regarding farmers’ debt.

RBNZ Governor Graeme Wheeler announcing last month's interest rate cut (photo: Rob Hosking)

Falling dollar could reduce scope for interest rate cuts

Fri 3 Jul 3

The currency is now 6% below where the Reserve Bank expected: that is going to mean higher imported inflation than anticipated.

Capital Economics chief Australasian economist Paul Dales

New Zealand can’t rely on trade to boost GDP

Fri 26 Jun 2

Capital Economics chief Australasian economist Paul Dales says net trade added just 0.1% to GDP in the first quarter of this year.

Housing Minister Nick Smith and Prime Minister John Key (Rob Hosking)

Politics: National and the economy take some hits

Fri 19 Jun 6

It is too soon to say Labour is looking like an alternative government but for the first time in years it is looking like an alternative opposition.


Rob Hosking breaks down the political and economic week that was on NBR Radio and on demand on MyNBR Radio.


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