Government

Planning system too adversarial, slow and risk averse – Productivity Commission

Fri 19 Aug 3

Planning system is inherently contested and difficult trade-offs sometimes have to be made

JLL capital markets director Justin Kean

Budget 2016: Landbankers choking Auckland's housing supply

Fri 27 May 9

There is enough land for plenty of housing but it is in the hands of land bankers. With special audio.

Auckland library

Libraries are a lost, useless institution and it’s time to fix them

WEEKEND REVIEW Fri 20 May 21

OPINION: I'm sure there's some cultural import to using 15 linear metres of shelf space for the collected works of Stephen King but I can't think what.

NZ Herald managing editor Shayne Currie

Are journalists civil servants?

WEEKEND REVIEW Fri 11 Mar 3

OPINION: 'The function of an information agency is to disseminate truth - to make available fact and opinion, each carefully labeled and separated from the other.' - Warburg. With special feature audio.

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment chief executive David Smol

The Moxie Sessions: The visible hand: innovation in government agencies

WEEKEND REVIEW Fri 5 Feb 7

How does innovation play out in government organisations or in a government town?

Steven Joyce

Government flags 10-year, $100m research project to boost agriculture while improving environment

Wed 27 Jan 14

Steven Joyce has allocated just under $100 million to a new science challenge looking at how to boost agricultural production while improving land and water quality.

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